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AlaskaGuy

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09-29-2017 01:50 AM

But these guy are nuts using a jointer

https://youtu.be/v0PHCII6gqQ

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!


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bbasiaga

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#1 posted 09-29-2017 02:02 AM

I always say my router is the machine I’m most scared of in my shop. But I got really scared of my jointer after I had to take the guard off to joint a wider board in conjunction with a sled in my planer. These guys aren’t even afraid of theirs anymore.

Brian

-- Part of engineering is to know when to put your calculator down and pick up your tools.

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#2 posted 09-29-2017 02:05 AM

Where are their masks?

-- Michael Dilday, Suffolk, Va.

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AlaskaGuy

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#3 posted 09-29-2017 02:08 AM



Where are their masks?

- MikeDilday

What good are masks when you won’t have finger to take them off.

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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jbay

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#4 posted 09-29-2017 02:22 AM

Woodpecker tools has nothing on that square their using.

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Rarebreed68

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#5 posted 09-29-2017 02:26 AM

Kept expecting to see a spray of blood from a finger in the jointer, band saw blade, or the shaper. That is just scary.

-- EARTH FIRST! We'll log the other planets later. Trust your neighbors, but brand your calves. Opinion worth price charged.

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#6 posted 09-29-2017 02:32 AM

Worrying about my own fingers is enough for me.

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#7 posted 09-29-2017 12:37 PM

Yeesh, I’m way too terrified to face joint something without my push-pads. Something about my hands being 3/4” away from a spinning cylinder of destruction.

-- "Ladies, if your husband says he'll get to it, he'll get to it. No need to remind him about it every 6 months."

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#8 posted 09-29-2017 01:01 PM

I notice how much work is done on the floor. Thanks for posting the video, very interesting.

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Bill White

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#9 posted 09-29-2017 02:59 PM

Had to quit watchin’. Just too scary for me.
Bill

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tmasondarnell

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#10 posted 09-29-2017 04:31 PM



Had to quit watchin . Just too scary for me.
Bill

- Bill White


You are not the only one. I puckered up so bad, I am still trying to find the cushion for my chair.

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#11 posted 09-29-2017 04:51 PM

I’ve seen several of these viseos of shops
in Southeast Asia where they have some
costly heavy machinery like tenoners but
there’s wood all over the place and no
benches.

I dunno, maybe bigger factories closed down
and these machines ended up in smaller
shops building stuff in this one-off manner.

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corelz125

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#12 posted 09-29-2017 11:35 PM

Is it no fear or ignorance to work like that, and all of us silly woodworkers on here that think we need a good solid workbench to get something built.

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Aj2

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#13 posted 09-30-2017 12:07 AM

What is the deal with working on the floor. I’m trying to imagine myself saying one day to hell with my bench I’ll just build my stuff on the floor. No way
Could it be they are so poor to have a bench would be a unbelievable luxury?
The part using the jointer didn’t bother me at all. It’s sped up. I bet those jointer knives are very dull from all the dirt the wood picks up from the ground.

-- Aj

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sawdustdad

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#14 posted 09-30-2017 12:56 AM

The cobbler’s children have no shoes.

IOW, building a workbench doesn’t directly add to the shop’s income.

-- Murphy's Carpentry Corollary #3: Half of all boards cut to a specific length will be too short.

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Desert_Woodworker

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#15 posted 09-30-2017 01:05 AM

Yes to the above, But these guys don’t need a Saw Stop.

-- Desert_Woodworker

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