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Location: Jefferson, Oregon
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Retired!

-- Don

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#1 posted 1226 days ago

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#2 posted 1225 days ago

“WELCOME to LJ’s.”

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#3 posted 1225 days ago

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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#4 posted 1225 days ago

Congrats on retired!

Welcome to LJ’s. We are here to help one another with woodworking. Feel free to ask members for advise. But Be aware…this site can be very addictive…………LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 1225 days ago

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#6 posted 1225 days ago

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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Skylark53

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#7 posted 1225 days ago

Welcome to LJs; a great place to learn and share information about woodworking.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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Don

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#8 posted 1224 days ago

Thank you for the warm welcome everyone! I am looking forward to sharing and learning with all of you. All phases of woodworking has been my life long hobby – furniture, cabinets, sheds & decks, refinishing, restoration, and jigs & fixtures. The shop (man cave in today’s terminology) is a 2-car garage – a little crowed but easy to heat! And a nice storage shed helps a lot too!

Skylark53 – I accidentally posted this reply on your Profile but the message is intended for everyone.

-- Don

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tdv

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#9 posted 1222 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks a real helpful bunch of friends
Best
Trevor

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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devann

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#10 posted 1222 days ago

Welcome to LJ Don, I saw your outfeed table photos on Phil’s forum post and was looking for more pics. I recently made one simmilar to yours but nowhere near has good looking. I wanted to see how you supported the folding section when in the down position. I uesd steel L brackets and a block.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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Don

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#11 posted 1222 days ago

Hi Darrell, thanks for the complement on the outfeed table!

The short-section of the table is mounted to the tablesaw with three pieces of heavy duty angle iron. I made angle iron hangers, to use existing holes on the tablesaw to mount the stretchers. The larger table is mounted to the short section with a long piano hinge.

Picture link.

The large table is supported by the two folding legs on one end, and the piano hinge on the other end. The folding legs are mounted with heavy-duty hinges.

Heavy duty hinges

The legs are locked in place with the large wing-nut as shown in this picture.

The table was not intended to be a work bench – more like a heavy-duty table.

-- Don

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