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Re: UPDATE: Rough Cut - Woodworking with Tommy Mac by Tommy MacDonald and Laurie Donnelly

I can no longer get the show here on Oregon Public Broadcasting; maybe we don't matter out here to PBS any more than we do in the Presidential Election! Oh well, I'll just eat some granola and smoke some home-grown.

Re: Inside the Shaker Workshop

Great video! My family farm in Vermont, known as the Adams Farm, has a woodworking shop where my ancestors made patented storage vessels for maple sap. The shop has the same belting and overhead pulleys as the Hancock shop, but was originally powered by a horse on a treadmill. A patch in the building's siding still shows where the jackshaft originally went through the wall to the outside treadmill. One horsepower drove a 12" tablesaw, a 24" bandsaw that must weigh about 1000 pounds, and lots of one-of-a-kind equipment.

Re: UPDATE: Fine Woodworking Best Workbenches from the editors of Fine Woodworking and a special magazine issue, Workbenches.

I'm a little shocked at how many readers want better vices, when all I want is a good vise. I'm pretty satisfied with my vices.

Re: Fine Woodworking on the David Letterman Show

Nick also stars in a great DVD from Bear Mountain Boat shops, in which he builds that nice cedar strip canoe. It's an excellent instructional piece for someone interested in this method of construction. I highly recommend it and I'm NOT associated with Bear Mountain or Nick!

Re: Small cordless drills offer big benefits.

I have been looking at similar drills from Milwaukee, Ridgid, and DeWalt. Any chance we might get a more detailed comparision, including all the models?

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