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by idcook
Thu May 11, 2017 5:23 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Bill Mayo Memorial
Replies: 6
Views: 7022

Re: Bill Mayo Memorial

My sincere condolence to his family and friends.

Bill Mayo extended both knowledge and parts as I worked to repair my first shopsmith.
I was so thankful that I've held onto the envelope he sent me to this day.
by idcook
Sun Feb 15, 2015 5:01 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Woodgears Doesn't Recommend Shopsmith
Replies: 28
Views: 6831

Re: Woodgears Doesn't Recommend Shopsmith

Some folks don't care for the Shopsmith. Doesn't bother me. I'm happy with mine. Bingo! That said ... During my first year in High school I had a teacher who, on the first day of class, stated: "A bad carpenter always blames his tools." As this was a graphic design class the comment didn'...
by idcook
Sat Nov 29, 2014 5:56 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: New Look Forum
Replies: 153
Views: 14039

Re: New Look Forum

Correction: I just rescale properly on my last attempt after posting my previous message.
by idcook
Sat Nov 29, 2014 5:53 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: New Look Forum
Replies: 153
Views: 14039

Re: New Look Forum

Well, for one — This new design doesn't rescale itself to fit the full text box width when I view it on my iPhone.
by idcook
Fri Nov 28, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Heads Up - Bargain 'available'
Replies: 1969
Views: 1994087

I can hardly believe it, but if it’s true…

Could lead to a heck of a deal for somebody out there. :eek:


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Shopsmith-woodw ... 3f415e89b9
by idcook
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:10 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Season"s Greetings
Replies: 15
Views: 1837

ecco

A Happy Thanksgiving day to all and every.
by idcook
Tue Nov 25, 2014 5:07 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Segmented Project Planner software
Replies: 7
Views: 4825

A very exciting topic. I look forward to everything anyone has to offer to this discussion. Mostly because segmented turning strikes me as the shortest route to producing eye-popping results. Of course this is being said by a guy who hasn’t turned anything except over in his sleep. :o Anyway… please...
by idcook
Sun Nov 16, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: Fixing a Plane w. Horizontal-Bores, Sanders
Replies: 10
Views: 14019

Solutions both practical and beautiful.
Really nice work.
by idcook
Sun Nov 16, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Today in the antique store
Replies: 16
Views: 2186

Eureka! (More like thank you) ;) Recently snatched up several abandoned 8x8x10 beams found near a wreck/rebuild site. However, a few of these behemoths are rather heavily infused with nails. I'd been trying to figure the most effective way to remove the nails with minimum damage to the wood. This lo...
by idcook
Wed Nov 05, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 18
Views: 2281

Happy Birthday Bill ! :-D