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    Hi Perry thanks for the tip. I don't have any...

    Hi Perry thanks for the tip. I don't have any teak, but I'm going to try your suggestion on other oily woods.
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    Those are really nice, Thomas. I've made a few...

    Those are really nice, Thomas. I've made a few from the Craft Supplies kits, but I like yours better.
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    Interesting thread. I have a metabo but I hardly...

    Interesting thread. I have a metabo but I hardly ever use it. I have a Fein (corded) and Makita (battery_) multi tools they oscillate, but are not random orbit to my limited knowledge. I also have...
  4. Thread: Revo Issues

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    Hi John. I'm planning to try and sand down the...

    Hi John. I'm planning to try and sand down the 9" laguna tool rest post. I'm waiting for my new robust 6" to get here. I guess I'll just use some of the 5/8th post rests with the adapter sleeve. ...
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    Thanks so much, John. The url you provided is...

    Thanks so much, John. The url you provided is quite comprehensive on properties of the woods they discuss. It really does explain, quite well, how the woods change and what finishes to use. Some...
  6. Thread: Revo Issues

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    I have the Revo 12-16. I had trouble with the...

    I have the Revo 12-16. I had trouble with the quill freezing up and CS sent me a replacement tail stock. Very nice folks, IMO. My problem is the tool post. I can hardly move the tool rest up and...
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    Hi John. I guess there are a lot of things that...

    Hi John. I guess there are a lot of things that affect the color(s) of wood. I was not happy when some osage orange and also purple heart turned brown.
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    The finish I use depends on the wood. I've tried...

    The finish I use depends on the wood. I've tried a few over the years and I keep coming back to my 2 basics. One is wipe-on poly and the other is a mix that I found in a review of finishes on PSI. ...
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    I totally agree with Kyle. Turning isn't...

    I totally agree with Kyle. Turning isn't addictive until you start doing it. I used to be in a woodworkers group and the major interest of most people was turning. They were mostly doing bowls and...
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    Certainly don't blame you for not spending $ if...

    Certainly don't blame you for not spending $ if you are planning on moving. For those who have windows, I forgot to mention that my Sharp ac is portable on wheels. Also I didn't do any structural...
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    It's been 100 or + everyday here. I bought a...

    It's been 100 or + everyday here. I bought a portable Sharp ac unit (on wheels). It vents to the outside with a 6" stretch hose to the window. I mounted the vent to a board to fit in the sliding...
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    Okay, I'm finally there. As a poster noted...

    Okay, I'm finally there. As a poster noted above, the wax may have stuff trapped underneath? Not sure about that, but I've gone back and used the 300 grit scrubbers with my Dremel. Then I...
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    My table saw top has held up fine with the T9...

    My table saw top has held up fine with the T9 Boeshield and moving blanket (folded double). I bought another one for $4.99 from HF yesterday for my band saw top and lathe bed. I'll have to cut the...
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    Some good ideas here. Thanks so much. I'm...

    Some good ideas here. Thanks so much. I'm starting with satin wipe-on poly. I have a large can of it. The rust isn't coming back on some of the tools that I used wax on. I'm thinking that I may...
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    Thanks, Fred. Glad to hear of something new to...

    Thanks, Fred. Glad to hear of something new to try from someone that has experience with it. I'll try it on 6 chisels to start. I'm thinking of building some shallow drawers with hinged tops for...
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    Our house was partially burned by wildfire last...

    Our house was partially burned by wildfire last summer. With regard to tools, this has been a tough learning experience for me. After a week evacuation, I checked my tools to see if they still...
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    No Woodcraft Store here. The closest store is...

    No Woodcraft Store here. The closest store is 190 miles one way. We do have a Home Depot and Lowes, but I mostly buy onLine since the local stores do not always have some things that they normally...
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    Thanks for the posts. I did receive my lathe...

    Thanks for the posts. I did receive my lathe last week and am now waiting for the stand and bed extension which are supposed to come June 14th. The initial charge to my account including all...
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    Thanks for the posts. I was just wondering if...

    Thanks for the posts. I was just wondering if they were having financial problems. I don't think they charge your account until they ship. I'm not sure, but I think that I read somewhere that they...
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    Is there a Woodcraft Problem?

    I've been a Woodcraft customer for over 25 yerars. When they were running their 10% off Laguna sale, I ordered 1 1216 Lathe with cabinet, out-bed extension, and wheels. All items were on backorder...
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    Just general info added to what David said. ...

    Just general info added to what David said. Sometimes vendors will have a notice in their shipment to contact them directly (not Amazon) when something is wrong with the shipment. I've done a few...
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    Thanks, all. I lucked out. A friend who has a...

    Thanks, all. I lucked out. A friend who has a cabinet shop came by and he knows somethings about motors. He also thought it was a fan issue. He removed the bottom cover as Glenn suggested and...
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    Thanks David. I give them a call in the morning

    Thanks David. I give them a call in the morning
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    ShopFox W1668 Uh Oh

    Hi Folks. Just got through putting my new ShopFox 1668 together. Some of my tools were damaged by wildfire heat here last summer. I had a Delta floor drill press, but a number of plastic parts...
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    This is an update of my learning experience. ...

    This is an update of my learning experience. There's a youtube on rust removal tests.. The guy tests different rust removers using heavily rusted railroad spikes. He got the best results with...
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