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    Using CA Glue in Woodturning

    Recently, my glasses frame sheared off at the ear piece when I was traveling. I fixed it using CA... Go to last post

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    John Terefenko

    Electric Cars

    Thread Starter: John Terefenko

    For those that own electric cars a few questions?? Do you like your choice as opposed to having a gas operated one? Would you do it again? Did you have to make changes to your insurance plans, both vehicle and home? If so what? Being there is a higher risk with battery fires from charging and now...

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    Mark Rainey

    Handplane courage

    Thread Starter: Mark Rainey

    OK, Neanders, I admit, I used sand paper. I am making a dining room table and handplaned the top. Leveled with the jack, smoothed with a Clifton #3 Blade so gently sharpened to reduce edges...gossamer shavings, looking great. Used a scraper. I put a raking light on the top and I saw plane...

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    Dan Gaylin

    Sharpening: what am I doing wrong

    Thread Starter: Dan Gaylin

    Hi all, I have become really discouraged with my latest attempts at sharpening, and would appreciate your advice. I have a full set of diasharp diamond sharpening plates (extra-extra coarse to extra fine) and then float glass with 3M PSA lapping films from 5 microns to .3 microns. I use the...

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    roger wiegand

    Bandsaw tensioning redux

    Thread Starter: roger wiegand

    I've plowed my way through more than I ever wanted to know on the topic.. (eg https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?50949-Carter-Iturra-Lenox-Starrett-Comparison/page7) as well as later threads. On my little bandsaw I can twang on the blade and guess that the tension will be about right for...

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    Derek Arita

    Table Top Veneer Help

    Thread Starter: Derek Arita

    So I made an MDF work table top that I'd like to cover with a black, water resistant veneer of some sort. Also, its a work table, so I don't want to spend much $ on it. I know nothing about veneers or what's available, so I really need some help. My first thought was some kind of formica, but...

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    John Terefenko

    Battery Jumpers

    Thread Starter: John Terefenko

    After reading all the stories in the Electric Car thread, I started thinking what is the best 12 volt battery jumper for emergency jumps. You know these battery packs that you can carry in the trunk. Do they work and what are the do's and dont's with them? Are they worth it. I see ones advertised...

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    Jim Koepke

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    People in my past have killed a car battery that way. It depends on the tips of cell covers. if the baking soda gets to the acid in the battery it can

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    Tyler Bancroft

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    Trust me, you're not the only one.

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    John TenEyck

    Bandsaw tensioning redux

    I wasn't suggesting the machines were at fault Eric, but the springs they put on it were. John L. proved that by changing the spring on his MM20; 18ksi

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    Yea, that's a good point given the cost of wire these days. I used 2-2-2-4 for my sub. (100 amp, actually, as was approved for the permit). The panel

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    Cherry, garnet shellac, topcoat,...

    Using the Zinsser SealCoat and then the Garnet shellac is redundant. Remember, applying shellac on top of shellac results in just a thicker layer of shellac...just

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