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    Rich Riddle

    Why Not Convert to Metric?

    Thread Starter: Rich Riddle

    I have a Hammer slider with a metric system installed on the fence. It's actually a much easier way to cut things and even build. Why haven't we simply adopted the metric system in the USA? It would prove much easier to figure fractions for those folks who are fraction challenged.

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    Brian Holcombe

    A sharpening thread of my very own (Japanese Natural Stones).

    Thread Starter: Brian Holcombe

    :D With all of the sharpening threads at current I feel a bit left out, so I thought I'd blog away and post it up. https://brianholcombewoodworker.com/2016/06/26/japanese-natural-stones-a-users-perspective/ Those asking to be pushed over the edge into natural stones territory may find this...

    Last Post By: Stanley Covington Yesterday, 11:21 PM Go to last post
    Stanley Covington

    Part Deux - The Gennou BTS

    Thread Starter: Stanley Covington

    I am starting a new thread because I need to add a significant amount of new information to my older gennou thread, but if I just appended the old thread, most people would just blow it off as more chitchat. So here goes. History We all grew up using hammers with handles designed to fit a...

    Last Post By: Mike Holbrook Yesterday, 11:41 PM Go to last post
    John TenEyck

    What bandsaw would you buy?

    Thread Starter: John TenEyck

    I continue to look for a new to me used bandsaw but I'm not very optimistic one will turn up that meets my set of circumstances. My circumstances: Basement shop with the only access a single set of stairs through the house. I'm fine taking off the table and motor, but anything much more...

    Last Post By: Russell Stanton Yesterday, 10:22 PM Go to last post
    Allan Speers

    Chipmunks! How to get rid of them?

    Thread Starter: Allan Speers

    Long story short: We have a HUUUGE family of chipmunks that now live all around our house. I guess it keeps them safe from predators. They aren't cute anymore, causing a lot of damage to the lawn, shrubs, etc. Ca anyone suggest the "best" way of eliminating them? I don't care about keeping...

    Last Post By: Allan Speers Today, 2:21 AM Go to last post
    Luke Dupont

    Longer-lasting Sharpness?

    Thread Starter: Luke Dupont

    My usual method for sharpening is to finish off on a medium-ish stone, and then strop to achieve a razor-sharp edge. I've changed my method quite a few times, from waterstones to sandpaper to diamond stones, and now, finally, to an India stone sometimes followed by a soft Arkansas prior to...

    Last Post By: Luke Dupont Today, 4:08 AM Go to last post
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