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01-04-2014 09:33 PM

Shop Vac filter REPLACEMENT - 4 replies

I have a wall mounted shop vac that I use constantly. I periodically blow the filter out very thoroughly and this seems to keep it working ok. My wife says I need to toss out the old filter and replace it because micro fine particles are probably still clogging it and keeping it from working as it should. The filter is not torn and looks fine af...

12-30-2013 12:52 AM

Looking for a book! - 8 replies

I have been searching (with little success) for a biography of a woodworker from the 1800’S. It could be a cabinetmaker or other woodworker tradesperson. I’d like to learn what it was like to be a worker, using the tools of their era, what they earned and how they did it. Does anybody have a suggestion?

05-12-2013 08:17 AM

Why quarters? - 17 replies

I’ve asked this question a number of times and can’t seem to find an answer. Why is hardwood referred to in quarters? (5 quarter, 8 quarter, etc.) Instead of and inch and a quarter or two inches? Does anyone know why this type of reference is used or where it originated?

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