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  1. The points should fit in between the chuck jaws...

    The points should fit in between the chuck jaws as mentioned before. True, you can't fit a 11/16 point to point inside a 5/8 hole, but a chuck is different.
    I'm in the camp that says you have a...
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    I use 2 or 3 different block planes often. I have...

    I use 2 or 3 different block planes often. I have them set differently. I use the little planes way more than any of the others........ Actually, most planes I have are seldom used. But I keep them...
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    I didn't think there were woodworkers that had...

    I didn't think there were woodworkers that had enough clamps. I needed 2 more yesterday.........
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    There's a carver's forum here. They'll help you...

    There's a carver's forum here. They'll help you spend you money wisely. I have Foredom and several hand pieces. I like the foot operated control. Your basic choice is high speed (not like a Dremel...
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    Poll: +1. I have a few of these. My favorite color. I'm...

    +1. I have a few of these. My favorite color. I'm old though.

    Measure twice, cut twice.
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    Replace. My local Woodcraft as the Carter...

    Replace. My local Woodcraft as the Carter urethane tires on sale now. I have them on my Powermatic and Delta. They work great.
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    I use the Blue towels from Costco. Cheap. Less...

    I use the Blue towels from Costco. Cheap. Less lint than the regular paper towels. I cut a sheet into smaller squares depending on the use, and keep them handy in a ziplock. Use once and toss them on...
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    I picked one up at the recent Lowes buy this and...

    I picked one up at the recent Lowes buy this and get free battery and charger sale. I am impressed as well. I don't think it's as powerful as my Bosch, but being cordless is a BIG plus. I took it out...
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    Oh man. I thought corrugated planes were rarer...

    Oh man. I thought corrugated planes were rarer than smoothies. No wonder I got my 8C cheap. 25 bucks...... I guess for a jointer, it will only be used on the flats, so the corrugated would less of a...
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    If you're married, seriously, I'd check with the...

    If you're married, seriously, I'd check with the wife before I try to dry wood in the oven.
    I also don't think its a good idea. Cut your slabs, let it air dry. Why do you want to oven dry it? Are...
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    If I read your post correct, and you think you're...

    If I read your post correct, and you think you're unlucky not getting a lemon, you may have answered your own question about paying for customer service. Me, I have a Jet 1642 2hp, well over 5 years,...
  12. Well, I'm already old. Today I watched my son mow...

    Well, I'm already old. Today I watched my son mow the lawn, and I weedeated for about 30 minutes and I'm bushed. Long ago I could do that all day, (job) and still have energy to woodwork after........
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    I'll have to agree. It's quite amazing how fast...

    I'll have to agree. It's quite amazing how fast it removes wood with a coarse coarse disk in. You did say finish is not a concern. With finer grits wasting wood will take more time. If time is money,...
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    Ok, I'll toss in my worthless $0.02. Mount it on...

    Ok, I'll toss in my worthless $0.02. Mount it on the lathe and start turning. Perhaps it will come to you what it wants to become. Everything you turn starts as a cylinder. Rough it out and see what...
  15. I've put artist's oil (oil based not acrylic) in...

    I've put artist's oil (oil based not acrylic) in epoxy and it may be the effect you're looking for. Unsure what the paint does to the strength of the epoxy. If just filling it should be fine. Unsure...
  16. I'm sure no one else here put the blade in upside...

    I'm sure no one else here put the blade in upside down though.
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    What are you carving? Details or the seat? For...

    What are you carving? Details or the seat?
    For details, if you have a 4" grinder, Arbortech does sell a ball attachment that runs less than 100 bucks. For the seat grinding/carving, again if you...
  18. In my opinion, if you want to get perfect, by...

    In my opinion, if you want to get perfect, by this I mean little to no visible glue lines, you need to cough up the money and space for a drum sander. I think the drum sander is the only tool that...
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    Robo, I'm not even close to being a pro, but I do...

    Robo, I'm not even close to being a pro, but I do use the honed burr. Learned that on the Boxmaster site. Since most of my sharpening is done on my Tormek, that doesn't work well with NRS. I also...
  20. Give link belts a look. Not cheap but they work...

    Give link belts a look. Not cheap but they work well. Runs smoother I think. No belt set.
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    Are you set in stone with an articulating rig? ...

    Are you set in stone with an articulating rig?
    A few of my fellow turners built their own Jamieson style rigs (I think you can buy one if you don't want to build your own) and I am impressed with...
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    +1 for ceramic coated T25 screws. Whichever brand...

    +1 for ceramic coated T25 screws. Whichever brand you like. They come in different colors. I drove 660 deck screws and not one T25 ramped out. I have had square drives ramp out a few times.
  23. Flush trim door jams so you can lay tiles under....

    Flush trim door jams so you can lay tiles under. Or flooring as Ken says.
    Drywall cutting. Plunge the blade in, it will cut the drywall fast and slow when you hit the stud. Stop, move and repeat....
  24. Im an actual armchair engineer. I've used a very...

    Im an actual armchair engineer. I've used a very expensive production jig to align my saw, and got it close. Nothing but a test cut will tell you if your alignment is spot on. Get close, run some...
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    I think it's a very interesting thought and a...

    I think it's a very interesting thought and a very good idea. I love 80/20, for a number of reasons, dimensional accuracy being one of them. I will watch this post and see what others may think. I...
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