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    Normand Leblanc

    Plane iron clearance angle study

    Thread Starter: Normand Leblanc

    Hello, About a month ago we had a discussion on clearance angle and I said that a study was coming. So here it is. The following graph would be a nice resumé This graph is saying that a 17° clearance angle (CA) is the best and that the number of shavings is reduced linearly if the CA is...

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    Marty Tippin

    SawStop Sliding Crosscut Table

    Thread Starter: Marty Tippin

    I was looking at the SawStop at the local Woodcraft over the weekend and they had it set up with the SawStop sliding crosscut table attachment. http://www.sawstop.com/crosscut I pretty much fell in love with it and believe I'll have to include it when I buy my SawStop in the next few months....

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    Adam Stevens2

    Spokeshaves

    Thread Starter: Adam Stevens2

    Yes, I know, search function - however, I am interested in general opinions and information about what you all have in your shop and what you use them for. I'm interested in getting a spokeshave for 'general spokeshave-y work', but there seem to be a million different kinds. So I thought it might...

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    Matt Knights

    The question of the saw nib.

    Thread Starter: Matt Knights

    So as we all know there is an uncertainty as to what the nib on the end of the saw plate was actually used for, some say decoration, other say to secure a batten in to which the teeth sat to protect them. Well while surfing youtube this morning I found a gent who calls himself Mr Chickadee, he...

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    Gregory Stahl

    New small commercial shop design help sought!

    Thread Starter: Gregory Stahl

    Many here like to talk shop and come up with great ideas, so thought I would see what you have to say about designing a small commercial woodworking facility. I am planning to build with ICF construction. I want the sound dampening and strength vs other methods. We seem to get a lot of tornadoes...

    Last Post By: Martin Wasner Today, 1:01 PM Go to last post
    Steve Mathews

    Got the lathe and some turning tools. What else?

    Thread Starter: Steve Mathews

    I got the Powermatic 3520A a few days ago and will soon receive some turning tools to get started. Here's a list of the other items I have. Vicmarc 120 chuck Large tool rest - I think it's 12" wide Live center Baldor 6" grinder with Veritas attachment Full face shield So, what else do I...

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