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Forum topic by TampaTom posted 03-10-2008 02:56 PM 897 views 0 times favorited 21 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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TampaTom

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03-10-2008 02:56 PM

So, I’m planning on building a new project that is going to involve more than a few mortises. It got me to thinking about the sheer number of ways you can cut a mortise.

Over at my blog, this week’s poll is all about how you cut mortises. Sure, I might be fishing for a new tool. So, by your vote, I’ll be able to influence my wife that considering a new tool purchase is a good idea!

Thanks for voting!

-- Tom's Workbench - http://tomsworkbench.com


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#1 posted 03-10-2008 04:58 PM

I voted but I really like the plasma rifle option.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 03-10-2008 05:03 PM

Sometimes, it’s the only tool that will do! :D

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#3 posted 03-10-2008 07:44 PM

Where do I get a plasma rifle? I need me one of them!

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#4 posted 03-10-2008 07:54 PM

Do you prefer the red or blue plasma beam?

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

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#5 posted 03-10-2008 08:03 PM

Red. More like my laser cannon.

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#6 posted 03-10-2008 08:11 PM

Do you need the laser cannon before you get the plasma rifle? I’d like to know cause I’m on a budget.

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#7 posted 03-10-2008 09:13 PM

You guys have it all backwards.. the laser cannon is the industrial sized version of the phased plasma rifle. Shesh! ;-)

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#8 posted 03-10-2008 09:47 PM

wow i wish i had a laser cannon!

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#9 posted 03-10-2008 09:59 PM

You could just dump them both and go for a phaser. Those particle beams make a much better and
cleaner cut!

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

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#10 posted 03-10-2008 10:28 PM

What is the plasma rifle

-- A. Molloy

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#11 posted 03-10-2008 10:33 PM

Sorry – I couldn’t resist putting a line in from the move the Terminator…

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#12 posted 03-11-2008 12:13 AM

You guy’s are just slightly off bubble ;)

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#13 posted 03-11-2008 12:24 AM

I didn’t know we could include our phasers here. But I generally leave mine on stun.

(You will have to excuse me I have been posting too long today).

Live long and prosper.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#14 posted 03-11-2008 12:53 AM

I have found that for pure “cutting” I prefer to use my homemade Lightsaber. I find that it does not burn or chipout.

And the only color I use is Blue.

-- Adrian ..... The 11th Commandment...."Thou Shalt Not Buy A Wobble Dado"

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#15 posted 03-12-2008 03:41 AM

Its actually green, but he’s color blind.

I’m old school… I like Flash Gordon Laser Gun….it makes a cool sound when it goes off and it sends sparks flying all over…ok maybe thats not such a good idea in a woodshop. I have had a hard time finding batteries for it lately.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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