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Why hasn't this question been closed?

I came across this question and wondered why it hasn't been closed. It seems to be both opinion based and too broad (two questions in the post). As a moderator in GIS.SE, I would not hesitate to ...
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Are bandsaw restoration questions on topic here?

I recently purchased a second hand 14 inch bandsaw which is in need of much work before I can start using it. I have several questions I'd like to ask about how to repair/restore certain parts of the ...
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Question about hardware

I've got a question about locks (not door locks, but like gate locks and stuff). It's for a woodworking project (more of a carpentry project) but it's not about the wood itself, it's about lock ...
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Should We Really Be Using Titlecase in Question Titles?

I don't particularly like using title case in questions but I guess this could be rather nit picky of me. It is reserved for titles of articles, chapters that sort of thing. I wanted to edit the ...
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Should we limit the range of acceptable finishing questions?

My position is this: we shouldn't allow questions on every finish that can possibly be applied to wood. Obviously every conventional finishing option from stain/dye to wax to oil to varnish to ...
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How far can we take tool fabrication questions

Another discussion of scope for questions. Something like wooden tool handles is in scope I would figure as it is just a matter of turning, carving or cutting wood. What about the metal components of ...
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Are questions about felling trees on topic?

I could see arguments about this being both on and off topic. I (once) have taken down a tree, milled it with hand tools. We have had some question about green-wood but none that are devoted to the ...
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Does the “every answer is equally valid” criterion apply?

I took a shot at answering In what cases is it NOT useful to have more than one of the same tool?, but I found it necessary to reframe the question somewhat in order to write an answer that didn't ...