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ShopNotes Podcast 128 — I'm Self-Aware, It's Not a Problem

By: Phil Huber
After an update on the IWF show, the cast explores the idea of putting old machines back to work.

Last week Logan attended the International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta. He shares his experience about the fair, the people and places he went.

Somehow we got talking about old workshop machines. Logan recently acquired a 24" jointer: the USS Wittmer

Logan's new jointer

Jointer badge & nameplate

... and is looking at a 16" table saw.

Old woodworking machines offer a low-cost entry into some high-powered equipment for a workshop. Along the way, the mechanically inclined will enjoy the process of bringing a hidden gem back to life.

Check out this article from Popular Woodworking to learn some of the steps you need to consider.

This episode is brought to you by Shaper Tools, makers of Shaper Origin, the handheld CNC router that brings digital precision to the craft of woodworking. Tackle joinery, cabinetry, hardware installation and more with speed and precision. Try it risk-free in your shop for 30 days. Visit Shapertools.com to learn more.

Published: Sept. 2, 2022
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