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    Michael Arruda

    Home Depot return policy change without notification

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    Hello all, I had some small items left over from various things I've done around the house recently and decided to gather them up to take back to Home Depot. These items were purchased at various times over the past couple weeks and I of course misplaced my receipts. Meaning they got washed,...

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    Tim M Tuttle

    Jointer Safety

    Thread Starter: Tim M Tuttle

    I've been milling up a lot of white oak the past two nights. While I was using my jointer I started to ponder safety. For something like the table saw there are a lot of common safety procedures/dos/donts. A lot more than a jointer which makes sense as there are a lot more variables with the...

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    Ronald Blue

    Two Year Old Camaster Stinger III

    Thread Starter: Ronald Blue

    I have a locally available Camaster Stinger III. It's a 4 X 8 machine with a three head setup. Whats the benefit of the three head arrangement? Is it an alternative to an ATC system? What's a fair price? He says it was $18,000 new. He's discounted it a lot from that amount. Nearly half. He did say...

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    John Sincerbeaux

    Vacuum Fence for Slider

    Thread Starter: John Sincerbeaux

    Finally finished my vacuum tall fence for my slider. Made of commercially available parts from companies in the CNC industry. Aluminum T-slot plate 16 x 24 4) 4 x 4 aluminum pods pneumatic switch powered by vacuum pump from Vacuum clamping systems. The objectives for this fence were...

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    Steve Rozmiarek

    Good quality mobility bases?

    Thread Starter: Steve Rozmiarek

    Anyone have recommendations on decent quality and reasonably priced mobility bases for table saws? I haven't paid any attention to the market in years, googled yesterday and was a little shocked at the prices I saw. Last I remember, they were half of what I'm seeing now. Bases for would cost...

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    John TenEyck

    Sheet goods for Exterior Door

    Thread Starter: John TenEyck

    I'm going to build an exterior house door that will be a flat slab door veneered on both sides. What type of sheet good would be suitable for the core of the door? Seems like I've heard of an exterior rated particle board or MDF type product but the name escapes me. Anyone have some insight on...

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    Frederick Skelly

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    Hi Osvaldo,
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    Jim Becker

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    I was flashing back to some of the used jointers I’ve seen. Mostly Craigslist ads.
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    Scott Winners

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    Frederick Skelly

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