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    I don't see any scratches, you must have a...

    I don't see any scratches, you must have a discerning eye.
  2. New motor is $286 and unless they've redesigned...

    New motor is $286 and unless they've redesigned the problematic switch (lot's of failures documented on this forum), I'll be looking at another router. Could you recommend another 3hp variable speed...
  3. The slider selection switch on my 7518 doesn't...

    The slider selection switch on my 7518 doesn't work properly either. I'm wondering what it would cost to ship my 7518 to an authorized PC repair location to have it fixed.
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    +1 for GF Enduro Poly white base or tinted to an...

    +1 for GF Enduro Poly white base or tinted to an off white. I've sprayed many gallons on cabinet jobs and it is easy to get a perfect, smooth finish. If you desire an off-white, General Finishes...
  5. Thanks for the inputs. Looks like film build-up...

    Thanks for the inputs. Looks like film build-up sealers are not what I want since sanding down the road is out of the question. That leaves either an oil base penetrating sealer like Penofin,...
  6. Sealing exterior Douglas Fir post and beam structure

    We just finished building a gable roof over our patio and are considering how to finish the doug fir open posts/beams/rafter ties. I think stain is going to look blotchy, was thinking a clear oil...
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    As others suggest, a sacrificial backer will...

    As others suggest, a sacrificial backer will eliminate that type of tear out. I just grab a scrap from the off cut bin for this, just make sure the backer stick is taller than the walnut. What's...
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    My son is a residential general contractor in...

    My son is a residential general contractor in Central Oregon. He said he typically ends up with about 5% scrap on a delivered unit of #2 DF dimensional lumber, and that some of the scrap is used as...
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    Reading these threads makes me appreciate my...

    Reading these threads makes me appreciate my decision to go with a Hammer K3 short stroke slider. It allows me to crosscut a full sheet, and with the carriage locked it functions ergonomically...
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    I would never use an impact driver for pocket...

    I would never use an impact driver for pocket screws. Better choice is a driver-drill with the clutch set at a level that won't over drive the screw. On my Makita drill I typically use a clutch...
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    My main concern is that gloves mute my tactile...

    My main concern is that gloves mute my tactile sense, thus reducing my control of the workpiece and putting me at greater risk of accident. And a gloved hand caught on a sharp spinning cutter could...
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    My hardwood supplier will straight line any...

    My hardwood supplier will straight line any length for $0.10/be ft. Most of my work involves <6' lengths and it's usually not a big deal to straighten on the jointer. If I need longer stock...
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    I question the wisdom of wearing gloves while...

    I question the wisdom of wearing gloves while operating a table saw.
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    I purchased a dozen or so of the wooden handles...

    I purchased a dozen or so of the wooden handles Jorgies about 10 years ago....3 and 4 footers. I could never figure out how to keep them from camming out when tightened...I gave up and moved on to...
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    Here's a link to the Blum Tandem brochures. ...

    Here's a link to the Blum Tandem brochures. Select the one on the lower right, dated 2-28-2019. Go to page 18.

    https://www.blum.com/us/en/products/runnersystems/tandem/downloads-videos/

    I...
  16. Pat, is that 4" log supporting the shed roof...

    Pat, is that 4" log supporting the shed roof load? What is the unsupported span width?
  17. Mike, I Googled BMI 961 MFS and came up blank. ...

    Mike, I Googled BMI 961 MFS and came up blank. Where did you purchase yours?

    Scott
  18. Hi Mike, How do they work? From the pic it...

    Hi Mike,

    How do they work? From the pic it looks like they fold? I should have mentioned that I need the ability to take accurate inside dimensions.

    Thanks-
  19. Looking for an accurate, high quality folding rule.

    Any recommendations?
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    How about dust protection?

    How about dust protection?
  21. I agree drywall screws have their limitations but...

    I agree drywall screws have their limitations but to tack a non-load bearing cabinet back to a base cabinet, just about any type of suitably sized screw will get the job done including DW. Both my...
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    Switching collets takes just a few seconds, not...

    Switching collets takes just a few seconds, not sure what advantage is gained by using a reducer.
  23. Bugle head screws will seat flush in a...

    Bugle head screws will seat flush in a countersink. 1-1/4" coarse drywall screws will work fine. You're overthinking this.
  24. I echo everything Rod said. I've got a Hammer K3...

    I echo everything Rod said. I've got a Hammer K3 51" short stroke and with the slider pushed forward it's ergonomically identical to a cabinet saw. Best of both worlds. I would never go back to a...
  25. Craftsman 6 in 1 screwdriver discontinued?

    It looks like Craftsman has discontinued their 6 in 1 screwdriver? That's the best combination driver I've owned and was hoping to pick one up for the camper toolbox. I've owned several other...
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