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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.

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    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

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    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. ...

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    Don Corbeil

    Options for laser power meters

    Thread Starter: Don Corbeil

    Until recently, I thought that the only laser power meter available for testing my 80W CO2 was the synrad power wizard 250. They're pretty expensive, so I was looking around for alternatives. After some thread searches, I see that there are a few choices in both digital and analog metering. A few...

    Last Post By: Don Corbeil Yesterday, 9:08 PM Go to last post
    Luke Dupont

    Sharpening: Keeping it Simple!

    Thread Starter: Luke Dupont

    The more I sharpen, the more I'm preferring to keep it really simple. And, I do mean really simple. Lately, I've actually just been using 400 grit sandpaper followed by the strop. The sandpaper cuts very fast, but leaves a very smooth, polished finish - especially as it wears, and then employing...

    Last Post By: Robert Engel Today, 10:52 AM Go to last post
    Prashun Patel

    Is a Starrett a Starrett?

    Thread Starter: Prashun Patel

    I was shopping for a cheap engineer's square online, and found Starrett a K53-8-N for about $12.00. Do they make a low quality line of tools or is this a good buy?

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