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Old 12-16-2016, 01:24 PM   #1
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Default Frank Howarth

So the other day I posted about finding the "Get Hands Dirty" channel on YouTube. From that, a user on the forums turned me onto Frank Howarth... and then I went down the rabbit hole discovering the creativity not only behind the projects Frank takes...
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Old 12-16-2016, 02:37 PM   #2
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If ya'll want to see something cool check out Frank's fence for one of his saws that he just built. he put in dust control right in the fence. he used a cnc but it got me thinking of some ways I can do it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwd6i3UmbMI
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Old 12-16-2016, 02:54 PM   #3
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There's a big thread somewhere in here about Frank building and outfitting his shop.
Yeah... talk about a rabbit hole! I lost two days of productivity.

Awesome stuff, though.

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Old 12-16-2016, 03:14 PM   #4
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Must.

Resist.

Another.

Rabbit.

Hole.

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Old 12-16-2016, 05:09 PM   #5
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Must.

Resist.

Another.

Rabbit.

Hole.

Don't look at a single one of his videos. Seriously. If you do, you are screwed.
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Old 12-16-2016, 05:12 PM   #6
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Must!

Resist!!

Aaarrrrrggggg..............

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Old 12-16-2016, 06:02 PM   #7
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Crap, I looked.
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Old 12-16-2016, 06:04 PM   #8
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Love these rabbit holes!

See ya later..............!
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Old 12-16-2016, 06:42 PM   #9
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Gee thanks!

I've always wanted a large diameter disc sander, after using a 15" one at work. This reminded me.

But now a desire for a CNC router rears it's ugly head...
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Old 12-16-2016, 09:16 PM   #10
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Isn't enough for one man to be a skilled woodworker with an awesome shop?
Frank's got that and is an architect too, and a cinematographer ... and is has an infectious humor on-screen and a willingness to share mistakes made along the way.
An incredibly talented individual.
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Old 12-16-2016, 10:59 PM   #11
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Darn it, just misplaced an hour. Anyone seen it?

Thanks for sharing Ryan.
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It doesn't matter if you like wood working or not. I think anyone would enjoy watching this guy's videos.
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That's the first left handed (or right fenced) table saw I have seen. Also opposing saws.
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Old 12-17-2016, 01:47 AM   #14
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Ryan has been down so many rabbit holes he forgot that he posted about Frank a while back. I remember because people were bagging on Frank H. for his 1/2 buried shop (genius by the way) & some other BS. I suggested limiting the possible commentators to users who could cut 6" thick boards in a single pass.

Nobody even realizes that Frank has a serious stutter at times. It must come / go or he is also editing the shit out of the audio.
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Old 12-17-2016, 08:04 AM   #15
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I'm down this rabbit hole now too. The second video of his I watched was the one on building the shop. A minute in and I said to myself this guy has to be in Portland. Yep, he is. I grew up in the area.
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Gee thanks!

I've always wanted a large diameter disc sander, after using a 15" one at work. This reminded me.

But now a desire for a CNC router rears it's ugly head...
This probably won't help then: http://www.tested.com/art/makers/579...ld-cnc-router/
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I always want to make videos to document my projects but hell, I can barely remeber to stop and take phone pics. Making videos is a serious skill set.
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Thanks, like I needed to find something else to just sit and watch, but talk about a talented individual, wow!
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If ya'll want to see something cool check out Frank's fence for one of his saws that he just built. he put in dust control right in the fence. he used a cnc but it got me thinking of some ways I can do it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rwd6i3UmbMI
I have lusted after that fence since he posted it! I have a miter saw/RAS big rolling cabinet and I really want to tear off the extruded fence and make one of these. His duct work is killer as well on that project.
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Damn you. I spent 3 hours today looking at his site
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