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11-02-2013 08:22 PM

A question about 3 phase and 1 phase Power - 3 replies

And not the typical kind. I bought a newish Powermatic 66 at an liquidation sale earlier today. At the sale it was marked “3 phase” on the ticket but the machine and the motor are both marked 1 phase. For the price I wasn’t being picky either way. Well now it’s home and I’m trying to press the Easy button a little. ...

12-08-2012 10:58 PM

A question about politeness - 13 replies

A couple hours ago I saw Marc Spagnuolo at Sams Club, which I thought was pretty cool. I’m a fan of his videos and when I pointed him out to my wife she said, “go say hello.” I didn’t. I figure a guy out at Sams with his wife and baby has better things to do than talk to some shmuck. What do you think?

12-02-2012 07:55 PM

Crowdsourcing for Lumber choice - 0 replies

I’m building a chest for my niece. I’m planning on doing a rail and stile with panels. I’m locked into purpleheart for the frame, but the panels are what I’m waffling on.I have some nice soft maple of about common quality. And a source for some very nice curly maple but at a steep price. My other options are hickory, ash,...

11-05-2012 10:19 PM

Potential great find, or pile of scrap - 26 replies

I just won an auction sight unseen for 2 Table Saws and a Radial arm saw for a little under three bills. It looks like they are in rough but repairable shape, if not the scrap cost and motors should cover my money. I’ll find out when I pick them up later this week. I’d like some opinions about what I can expect and if it’s wort...

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