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About jab73180

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  • Birthday 07/31/1980

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    Alton, ME
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    building furniture, CNC carving, turning, as little manual labor as possible.

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  1. I don't have the money for Festool. In my mind, their claim to fame is great dust collection and the domino.
  2. Yeah, I just picked up that 2 pack of ridgid 4 ah batteries for $80 in store. Thought it was a good deal. Plus I need to upgrade from my ni cads.
  3. Typically dado stacks come in 2 sizes, 6" and 8". If your going to plow 1/4" dados, rabbits and grooves, a 6" will suit you fine. That's what I did, but I didn't plan for the future. I built a box joint jig, and the 6" wasn't big enough. I actually just bought an 8" set. With that said, your saw may not be powerful enough. The arbor may not have the space to accommodate a big dado stack. Definitely upgrade your saw when you can. With a dado stack, you have a lot of steel spinning at once, can do a lot of damage to flesh. Use push blocks to push the material across the blades, neve
  4. Maybe light cuts with a planer will help? -Jason
  5. I think what he means is don't pick something that is "busy". If you have letters surrounded by a lot of graphics, its hard to see the focal point. To much extra detracts from what your trying to see. I see a lot of logos around town that you can't see the name unless you can look at it for awhile. It should be noticeable at a glance. -Jason
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    Just out of curiosity, what do you pay for a lift of 3/4 pine ply? -Jason
  7. My fellow Mainers, where are you getting your rough and sheet goods from? I have found a couple places but they seem high.
  8. I saw this on a non woodworking forum and thought I would share it here. Looks like a fun project. -Jason
  9. Found it here http://blog.archive.org/2007/07/09/your-life-work/ with a whole bunch of other old vocational films. -Jason