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    Jerome Stanek

    Glowforge release

    Thread Starter: Jerome Stanek

    I was wondering if Glowforge has sent out any units yet. I thought they were supposed to release the middle of December.

    Last Post By: Bill George Yesterday, 8:01 PM Go to last post
    Stanley Covington

    The Essential Oilpot

    Thread Starter: Stanley Covington

    The oilpot is an essential tool for precision woodworking. I first learned this fact while living in Japan when I was called a fool by a joiner for not having one in my tool kit. I won't bore you with that embarrassing story, but a quick tutorial on oilpots as I understand them may be useful. ...

    Last Post By: Stanley Covington Yesterday, 10:33 PM Go to last post
    ken hatch

    Tool Chest

    Thread Starter: ken hatch

    The boss aka sweetie pie, light of my life, and even more important SWMBO has been on my case to make a tool chest and small work bench to carry when we go RVing. She has noticed after a couple of days of sitting in an RV park I'm ready to be back in the shop. There is only so much beer, whisky and...

    Last Post By: ken hatch Yesterday, 11:21 PM Go to last post
    Mike Holbrook

    Jointer planes-size, chip breaker or not?

    Thread Starter: Mike Holbrook

    I have been running a thread on "shooting" edges with a shooting plane. I got several responses suggesting that a jointer plane might be the correct tool for "jointing edges". This raises a question in my head regarding which jointer. Certainly these pages have been buzzing for some time now...

    Last Post By: Mike Holbrook Yesterday, 4:47 PM Go to last post
    Tim Bridge

    Making a Living Woodworking

    Thread Starter: Tim Bridge

    Is it possible to make a living woodworking out of my garage making small projects and selling them at flea markets or other places? I have a bandsaw, router table, planer, miter saw, table saw, spindle sander, drill press and an assortment of hand tools. I am tired or working for electrical...

    Last Post By: mark mcfarlane Today, 3:51 AM Go to last post
    Steven Wayne

    Is an 8" jointer enough?

    Thread Starter: Steven Wayne

    I have a Minimax sliding table saw on order, so I'm only concerned with face jointing. I have some rough sawn lumber on hand that's wider than 8" and it got me questioning my plan up to this point - Byrd cutterhead in my green era Powermatic 8" jointer. Machine is in good condition, but will either...

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