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    Eric Schubert

    My First Workbench Build - A Journal

    Thread Starter: Eric Schubert

    Welcome to my journal thread for my very first major build: a workbench! I plan to add photos and updates as I make progress on the bench build, which may or may not be frequently. It all depends on how it plays out. But, I'm hoping that it'll be a learning experience for both you and me, and...

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    Hasin Haroon

    Veritas Shooting Plane quite a bit out of square. How important is this?

    Thread Starter: Hasin Haroon

    Allow me to preface this post by saying this is not meant to be a post hating on Veritas tools or their commitment to quality at all - I have purchased almost all of the planes they offer (I'm not particularly affluent, so this means I need to save up/sell other tools to be able to afford them) and...

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    Jefferey Scott

    Oklahoma Homestead 40x80x12

    Thread Starter: Jefferey Scott

    Hey guys, I'm in the early planning stages for a workshop that will be used as both a woodworking shop and a metal fabrication shop. I'm trying to figure out how much lighting I can afford to put in and have a rough floorplan with 21 - 4 foot 4 bulb high bay fluorescent fixtures (at about $60 a...

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    Scott Archi

    Plane choice for a beginner?

    Thread Starter: Scott Archi

    So I sold some of my sharpening stones (about $600 worth) and am wanting to invest some of that in a hand plane or two. My dad is letting me borrow his Stanley block plane which I am getting on well with. I want to say it's about 7" long so not a tiny plane. I was making shavings last night 0.0015"...

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    Greg Parrish

    New Laguna lathe

    Thread Starter: Greg Parrish

    Received my new 18/36 today. OMG it is so much better than the Nova Comet, and I know that isn't a fair comparison, but it is amazing the difference in experience the extra power makes. I have some fine tuning to do on the layout, location, etc but it's a start. I'll be building a sand box for it...

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    Jason Zondor

    Woodshop Build

    Thread Starter: Jason Zondor

    Hello, Finally to the point where I can start working on my wood shop. Feel free to offer up comments and ideas... This is a hobby is therapeutic for me and I don't mind criticism. Plus, I know that there are a lot more talented people that I can learn from. The goal for the wood shop is a...

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