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About Jfitz

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  • Birthday 10/23/1967

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  1. Jfitz

    router planes

    neither do I actually but for some reason I still do...
  2. Jfitz

    router planes

    I tend to disagree but I hope you can prove me wrong. Most of the vintage ones I would want seem to go regularly for over $100.
  3. thanks I get the PSI catalog but usually pay it no mind....guess ill look at it more closely.
  4. That's pretty clever. Nice way to add detail.
  5. Hi all - I want to batch out a bunch of pens using laser-cut inlay 'cancer ribbon' kits I got online. They are for a 27/64" tube, and work with the Woodcraft Wallstreet pen kits...but I would like to know what people think regarding 'quality' pen kits, what to look for, favorites, etc.
  6. That's the plan! Yes, it's a Nova 1624-44 . Nice surprise gift from my wife many years ago.
  7. I had purchased a slow speed grinder and a pair of CBN wheels , but I’ve done so little lathe work recently, they just sat in the corner. They say a good shop project is a good way to get back into the swing of things, so here’s my new grinder setup.
  8. ....to all the moms here, and to all the moms related to those here!
  9. I'm also working from home. For a while, what should have been 5-10min chats became 30-60 zoom meetings. The email load got crazy, and both early-risers (those in work early on normal days) and the night owls all seemed to think others were on their schedules. So - no shop time. It does seem to be moderating some, so Ill try to carve out time from the job and family to do something.
  10. We're definitely getting less mail. I'm ok with that...the amount of junk mail always irks us. We were noticed in early April that our auto insurance would get a 15% credit for the months of April and May. At the rate we're going and how little we're driving (we're getting about 2 weeks to the gallon) I wouldn't be surprised if additional credits are coming.
  11. Well that's gotta be one of the weirdest triggers ever. Will you be getting just a single brake, or 2 so that you have a 'backup'? I'm in year 11 of my Sawstop and I still have the original brake *knock on wood* so no pictures of messed up blades from me
  12. So you mean my daughter has actually been coughing all this time???
  13. Felt I had to post this here... https://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2020/04/02/patriots-retrieve-more-than-a-million-n95-masks-from-china/ Robert Kraft gets a lot of headlines - both good and bad - but this quote caught my eye...“In today’s world, those of us who are fortunate to make a difference have a significant responsibility to do so with all the assets we have available to us.”