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    Alan Lightstone

    New Workshop - Need lots of good advice

    Thread Starter: Alan Lightstone

    We've just purchased a new home, and one that presents a great opportunity to design a workshop with a relatively clean slate in a great space. The home we are purchasing is near the beach, so is built up to withstand hurricanes. In fact, it's built to withstand Cat 5 hurricanes, and is easily...

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    Oskar Sedell

    Narrow hand tool shop

    Thread Starter: Oskar Sedell

    Hi all, looking for advice on using the space in a very small hand tool only shop. I'll be moving in a couple of weeks, and it looks like I'll get my first own shop in a storage room in the cellar. Since I've been working off my kitchen table (in a single room apt) so far this will be a...

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    Bill Graham

    Pet peeve with forums

    Thread Starter: Bill Graham

    OK, here we go: Why don't people who post a thread asking for advice about a manufacturer's tool of a given model number expect those who reply to either be intimately familiar with the model numbers of every tool produced by every manufacturer or spend time searching for it on Google? If you...

    Last Post By: Prashun Patel Today, 10:17 AM Go to last post
    Matt Meiser

    Next shaper question--starter set of cutters

    Thread Starter: Matt Meiser

    Since I'm buying a small shaper I guess that means I'll need some cutters too. Obviously most will come as projects need them but I'm looking for ideas on a starter set. Heres what I'm kind of thinking: 45 degree chamfer 2" rabbeting w rub collar for template work ???? I've got an...

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    Julie Moriarty

    Slab Flattening Router Sled

    Thread Starter: Julie Moriarty

    Has anyone ever built a slab flattening router sled? I have some live edge slabs I need to flatten and I am planning on using a variation of Nick Offerman's router sled: Rather than use solid lumber for the rails, I thought laminating (3) 3/4"x6"x96" sanded plywood would be more stable. ...

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    Mike Geig

    Replacement for old Craftsman Table Saw

    Thread Starter: Mike Geig

    Howdy, I have an older Craftsman 113.29730 contractor-style table saw with extension that I inherited from my grandpa. I have it on a rolling wooden base and so far it has treated me very well. I am now looking for an adequate replacement as this saw has developed some wear over the years and lacks...

    Last Post By: Mike Geig Today, 10:24 AM Go to last post
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