keshlam
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How should we approach "What tools do I need [as a beginner]?" questions?
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The best way to handle this question, unfortunately, really is the sort of discussion or poll that is anathema on Stack Exchange... Or a fully curated article, which is not against SE policy but which ...

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CAD Tools/Utilities we could recommend to new users.
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It sounds like what you're looking for is a drafting program -- sketch in 2d with precise constraints between elements. Unfortunately those have become either specialized (eg pc board design) or ...

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How can we salvage the question about USA/North American-made stationary power tools?
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The problem is that the answer to the question being asked is "yes" at this time -- but the list, and even the answer"yes", may change at any time without notice. That makes it a bad SE question. ...

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How can we salvage the question about lumber sizes in different regions?
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I guess the question I was really trying to ask was whether the metric universe had standardized a set of common off-the-shelf dimensions across countries that would serve as an equivalent of the ...

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Are questions on woodworking tool features acceptable?
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Standard reminder ... and yes, I know pointers are frowned upon here but it really is worth reading the original essay ... to the "how to ask questions the smart way" piece at http://www.catb.org/esr/...

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Are wood identification questions allowed?
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If this was a normal FAQ site, "how can I identify wood" would be on topic and would have been posted fairly early. Books, sample-card sets, manufacturer samples/photos (for flooring); someone ...

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When should I accept an answer?
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I've always considered the single-answer system broken-by-design, for what that's worth. It fails to recognize that the solution is often a synthesis of multiple answers, or that an answer may ...

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