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by RFGuy
Fri May 14, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: I am a bit confused on this one from woodpecker .
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: I am a bit confused on this one from woodpecker .

These Woodpecker add-ons ($479 in the case) for an already relatively expensive track saw give it some ability to make repetitive parallel cuts. That's something I consider a table saw to be, inherently, pretty darn good at. Do these look like a must-have accessory? Without them, how hard is it to ...
by RFGuy
Thu May 13, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: Proplaner speed issue
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Proplaner speed issue

Welcome to the forum! I haven't had to do this repair myself, but have stumbled upon past threads that discuss this. The thread Ed mentioned is a good one, but in that thread is another thread referenced that is more detailed. Please read this entire thread linked below to get some insights. Key poi...
by RFGuy
Thu May 13, 2021 1:32 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: I am a bit confused on this one from woodpecker .
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: I am a bit confused on this one from woodpecker .

Agree edma194 ,, I realize he was demonstrating the functions / operations and the precision of his square , His video was about squaring a factory sheet because factory sheets are not square , he never double checked or proved the sides of the plywood piece was not true , or that his square was mo...
by RFGuy
Thu May 13, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: I am a bit confused on this one from woodpecker .
Replies: 15
Views: 314

Re: I am a bit confused on this one from woodpecker .

Yeah, I get your point, but this has been quite common in most woodworking videos online that talk about cutting sheet goods (they all seem to regurgitate the same script). I think in the Woodpecker video he is trying to show you after putting the track with Woodpecker square on it you can see down ...
by RFGuy
Wed May 12, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Its only money ????
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Re: Its only money ????

I saw an article somewhere laying out various complicated reasons for the sudden spike in prices. Sawmill capacity seems to be the controlling factor. There was a reduction in sawmills due to previous declines in demand. Now that demand has increased sawmills aren't being re-opened quickly. 1. New ...
by RFGuy
Tue May 11, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Its only money ????
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Re: Its only money ????

Yeah, I saw something else online that indicated the top 5 lumber producers in the USA are Georgia Pacific, Interfor, Sierra Pacific, West Fraser and Weyerhauser. So, G-P and S-P are private companies, but the rest are publicly traded companies so financials are available. So, Weyerhaeuser just repo...
by RFGuy
Tue May 11, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Its only money ????
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Re: Its only money ????

That CENSUS data is interesting, but is there a summary document that explains it? Reason that I ask is it makes no sense to me. IF those are new housing starts, then why is there a 30% drop between Feb->Mar 2021 in the West where it is the opposite in the rest of the country? West should always be ...
by RFGuy
Mon May 10, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Its only money ????
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Re: Its only money ????

Dusty Something must be wrong. Here in Florida the majority of houses are built from concrete block and stucco. Properly insulated and with correct AC sizing these homes constantly beat similar stick built homes built with normal insulation. The “experts” claim the mass of the concrete blocks provi...
by RFGuy
Mon May 10, 2021 8:54 am
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Its only money ????
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Re: Its only money ????

I doubt that solution. I have worked in steel buildings here on the desert and as a result I prefer something other. I recently moved from a frame built house to a smaller brick and stucco and my electrical bill has gone up about 5% (same utility district). I know HOT. My workshop has always been o...
by RFGuy
Mon May 10, 2021 8:10 am
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Its only money ????
Replies: 25
Views: 606

Re: Its only money ????

Well, they can always switch over to steel, as is used in many commercial buildings. I think Douglas Fir 2x4's in my area are on parity with steel 2x4's right now. Maybe in parts of the USA, steel is actually cheaper than wood. There is a learning curve to working with them, but carpenters can &...