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Masterforce 6-1/2″ Track Saw Review

Menard’s “Masterforce” line of tools don’t have much of an online review presence, this is a short review to give potential buyers some more data points. SKU: 2410706Masterforce┬« 10-Amp Corded 6-1/2″ Plunge Cut Circular Saw Kit with 110″ Guide Track I picked up this track saw kit after wearing out my shop-made circular saw guides.… Continue reading Masterforce 6-1/2″ Track Saw Review

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Dial Indicator Sled for Calibrating Table Saw

I own this cheap dial indicator set, and while it is indeed cheap it works fine for calibrating my table saw.  My only complaint is that its versatile base and arm system just doesn’t work that well for this purpose, especially for setting up the fence where sliding the indicator causes the small base to… Continue reading Dial Indicator Sled for Calibrating Table Saw

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Segment Calculation Google Sheet Document

Who doesn’t enjoy simple geometry and spreadsheets?  I made my own segment calculation spreadsheet just to get a better understanding of segmented turning.  I’m not doing anything particularly complex so it was a fun little undertaking. Here’s a link to the spreadsheet with some inner and outer radii already filled in.  Feel free to make… Continue reading Segment Calculation Google Sheet Document