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    Rodne Gold

    Chinese laser purchase/Shenui/Laserworks tips and tricks thread

    Thread Starter: Rodne Gold

    Considering a lot of us are going or have gone that direction , I thought it a good idea to combine our knowledge pool in one thread. So I have started one. Those of you that have already posted to other threads can perhaps repeat and consolidate the posts here or at least point to other posts on...

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    ian maybury

    Heat damage to blades when grinding...

    Thread Starter: ian maybury

    Brian's thread on choice of chisels just set me thinking. I'd always thought it was just that I was using cheap chisels, but it starts to look like even good quality chisels sail pretty close to the wind so far as edge damage is concerned when working hardwoods. My white steels don't much like...

    Last Post By: Mike Holbrook Yesterday, 12:33 PM Go to last post
    Frederick Skelly

    Safety poll: Do you use the guard on your tablesaw?

    Thread Starter: Frederick Skelly

    It will seem nuts to some of you, but Ive never used a tablesaw that has a guard. Every one has always been just "bare blade". I occasionally use a home made splitter. Im thinking its time to mend my ways before I get hurt and have to mend my hand. But I got curious and wanted to poll the community...

    Last Post By: Ray Newman Yesterday, 11:08 PM Go to last post
    Benjamin Brown

    Table Saw recommendations

    Thread Starter: Benjamin Brown

    Greetings all, New member here and relatively new woodworker. I really, really enjoy this work, and I have been trying to immerse myself in anything that can teach me or help me understand how better to approach the process. I've been subscribing to Fine Woodworker, Woodsmith, Wood and Family...

    Last Post By: Earl Rumans Yesterday, 3:23 PM Go to last post
    David Weaver

    More Beech Plane Ideas?

    Thread Starter: David Weaver

    I've got some beech left, enough to make two more planes. I think I'll probably make another jointer with the one stick because I don't have the heart to cut it down. With the other, I'm either going to save it to make a few dais, or make another jack sized plane. I don't want to make pointless...

    Last Post By: David Weaver Yesterday, 6:14 PM Go to last post
    Bruce Volden

    Call from "Windows"

    Thread Starter: Bruce Volden

    I just rcv'd a call from Microsoft Windows. They kindly let me know my pc was slow and had viruses! Has anyone else rcv'd such call? The kind man from India had me do some things to my keyboard so that he could "take over" my pc and fix all my problems! I did as he instructed---several...

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