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Real Life Review: Oneway Wolverine lathe tool sharpening jig

Several years ago I bought a starter lathe and a cheap set of turning tools, under the (misguided) assumption that for something as basic as cutting a spinning piece of wood there wasn’t any difference between high end and bottom … Continue reading

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Trying out the sausage stuffer

I am addicted to tools, and the kitchen is no exception. I recently received a gift card to a kitchen supply store, and when I came across a shiny red and polished stainless steel sausage stuffer I was hooked. It … Continue reading

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Real Life Reviews – Craftsman 218331 Tablesaw – Part 2: Setting up and first uses

With the new saw assembled, it wasn’t long until some projects arose which needed it.  Before they could begin, though, the saw needed to be set up. The first task was to check that the blade was parallel to the … Continue reading

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Real Life Reviews: Craftsman 16489 Roller Support Stand

I have used roller support stands around the shop for years, and, like clamps, it seems whenever you think you have enough you find you need another. Now that the second shop has a table saw, it was only a … Continue reading

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Toy, err, tool shopping

The last few weeks have had lots to write about and little time to do so. A late freeze threatened the early plantings, heavy rains delayed later planting, and just when things were starting to stabilize and all planting was … Continue reading

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