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    Bill Conerly

    Router with 1/2" collet

    Thanks everyone for you advice.

    I bought a 1/2 to 1/4 reducer, which didn't fit. I had been assuming 1/2. As best I can measure, my collet

    Bill Conerly Today, 9:08 PM Go to last post
    John K Jordan

    General update and (skew) chisel question

    Ryan, the picture didn't show but I found some pictures on the Webbed Wide World. Could you measure the length and both diameters of the taper of one

    John K Jordan Today, 9:08 PM Go to last post
    Patrick Chase

    Blades and Frogs

    I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that the fact that nobody bothered to copy that design when the patent ran out (c. 1946) is telling us something.

    Patrick Chase Today, 9:05 PM Go to last post
    Jerome Stanek

    Prescription Eyeglasses

    Last Saturday I hit a deer that smashed the windshield and drivers window and my glasses took the brunt of the flying glass. They were chipped up pretty

    Jerome Stanek Today, 9:02 PM Go to last post
    Mike Chalmers

    Jointer Pulley Alignment

    Installed link belt today. Used the alignment jig as soon as the old belt was off. Pulleys actually seem to be co-planar after all. Although there

    Mike Chalmers Today, 8:49 PM Go to last post
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