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Broooklyn

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03-04-2010 10:03 PM

Found this on YouTube – it’s not mine!

-- Matt - Brooklyn, NY


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#1 posted 03-04-2010 10:19 PM

this thing is amazing! That must have taken forever to get it working… respect!

It seems to run effortless too… like it has been oiled or something. That is just amazing!

-- Nicholas, Cabinet/Furniture Maker, Blue Hill, Maine

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#2 posted 03-04-2010 10:24 PM

thanks pretty amazing! i dont even know where you would begin to design something like that!! great job!

-- Justin, Savannah,Ga

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#3 posted 03-04-2010 10:38 PM

Fantastic machine.

Looks like something I would like to try one of these days!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 03-04-2010 10:41 PM

Yea, I’m not sure how he minimizes the wood-on-wood friction since there seems to be a good amount of wood hinges and moving joints. Probably Wax.

-- Matt - Brooklyn, NY

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#5 posted 03-04-2010 10:45 PM

I’ll echo Nicholas and Justin in saying Amazing!

I look forward to seeing more!

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs http://anterosurbanwooddesigns.com

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#6 posted 03-05-2010 03:04 AM

Thanks for the post. Truly amazing is an understatement! Great machine, but there are too many things that need to be reset.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 03-05-2010 03:24 AM

amazing, I’d love to get a better view of it, I can’t quite wrap my little brain around how some of those parts work.

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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#8 posted 03-05-2010 03:27 AM

wow, if you watch this and don’t smile. It brings out the kid in me.

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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#9 posted 03-05-2010 03:51 AM

This guy has WAAAY to much time on his hands. But it is incredible.

-- Life is to short to own an ugly boat.

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