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  1. Yes, the medical industry has a LOT to answer for.

    Yes, the medical industry has a LOT to answer for.
  2. Have you any machining experience? While CNC...

    Have you any machining experience?

    While CNC makes it easier to mill complex shapes you still need to have an understanding of the basics as removing metal is not quite as "plug and play" as 3D...
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    I think the major effect of doubling the wheel...

    I think the major effect of doubling the wheel size is increasing the side load on the axles. Instead of a 2" lever you will now have a 4" one so an increase in axle size might be a good idea along...
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    Holy crap! What's wrong with these people?

    Holy crap! What's wrong with these people?
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    Plus 1 on Penofin. It's a really good product. ...

    Plus 1 on Penofin. It's a really good product.

    If you are re-coating over a previously applied oil stain then I guess you want oil but IMO Defy Epoxy Fortified is among the best of the water based...
  6. "Needed", or desired by those in power?

    "Needed", or desired by those in power?
  7. I would not get too distracted by the number of...

    I would not get too distracted by the number of "cases" as all they indicate is that the test had a positive reaction to SOMETHING, not necessarily THE coronavirus.

    What matters is how many people...
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    If they lose they'll once again blame it on...

    If they lose they'll once again blame it on "Russian interference" rather than once again a low-energy candidate.

    If they win they'll blame everything that goes wrong on Trump and "sabotage" by...
  9. We all know that flattening the curve works. The...

    We all know that flattening the curve works. The problem is the area under the curve, which remains the same no matter what and eventually displays the same quantities over time.

    You can't hide...
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    Your experience is vastly different from mine....

    Your experience is vastly different from mine. I've used my table saw for everything from large timbers to making a replacement Rosewood bridge for a friend's guitar. I've even cut aluminum and brass...
  11. Damn straight, and we should do whatever else the...

    Damn straight, and we should do whatever else the experts tell us because we need to "follow the science". If next week they tell us eating excrement will protect us we should start swapping recipes....
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    True or not it is a sideshow and the real issue...

    True or not it is a sideshow and the real issue is policies on taxes, trade, regulation, immigration, and foreign policy. On all of these the two candidates are diametrically opposed.
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    I think the two different industrial policies can...

    I think the two different industrial policies can be easily summed up.

    Candidate number one: Remove barriers and let clever productive people do what they do best.

    Candidate number two: Select...
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    And it's easy enough to bolt a small outfeed...

    And it's easy enough to bolt a small outfeed "tab" (about 12" by 12") to the area directly behind the blade. Another possible drawback to the Unisaw for a garage are the power requirements. A 10"...
  15. that certainly makes sense for a number of...

    that certainly makes sense for a number of reasons. From what I have observed the folks wearing the cloth masks tend to wear them much longer while most of us with surgical masks take them off when...
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    Sounds familiar. Isn't there some large country...

    Sounds familiar. Isn't there some large country that does exactly that now?

    Post something they don't like on social media (or even get overheard and reported) and your credit card becomes...
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    The funny thing is that some Lib outlets actually...

    The funny thing is that some Lib outlets actually ran with the "story" for a while, not realizing it was satire. The same site has an article about Trump playing "mailbox baseball" to suppress...
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    I bought a builder's saw in the 70s on the...

    I bought a builder's saw in the 70s on the recommendation of a guy who was a cabinetmaker. He knew I couldn't afford a pro grade cabinet saw and recommended the builder's saw because of the easily...
  19. Based on the amount of construction going on in...

    Based on the amount of construction going on in my area it's probably based on massive demand.
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    A lot of good work has been done on lighter saws...

    A lot of good work has been done on lighter saws than a Unisaw. Certainly have to work harder at it but with older saws with cast iron tables basically tune everything up, put a better rip fence on,...
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    Big difference is that they can charge whatever...

    Big difference is that they can charge whatever they want for the "privilege" of using those electrons, especially if they can eliminate cash as a competitor.
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    Local small shop that sells coffee and baked...

    Local small shop that sells coffee and baked goods has a sign that lists a $10 minimum to use a card.

    Gas station has 2 prices at the pump for each fuel grade, one for cash and a higher one for...
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    Although this thread is now old, I recently had...

    Although this thread is now old, I recently had an experience that is relevant.

    Walking into a hardware store I noticed a handwritten sign that said "CASH ONLY, No credit cards".

    "WTF?" thinks...
  24. You mean like the people who believe the earth is...

    You mean like the people who believe the earth is a living entity who wishes to punish people for their environmental sins?

    Plenty of big names subscribe to that view.

    And speaking of myths,...
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    Not so fast. The facts don't support him as a...

    Not so fast. The facts don't support him as a champion of American manufacturing.

    In the 1990s, Biden voted in support of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
    Result: Five million...
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