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    The overhang amounts of 1-1/2 and 1" are the...

    The overhang amounts of 1-1/2 and 1" are the drawer face to the drawer box. These result in face frame overlay of 1" left and 1/2" right.

    If I revise the L&R stiles to 1-1/4" that would make the...
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    Offset Drawer Faces to Drawer Boxes

    I'm currently drawing up a single base cabinet (45" wide) for an island. The LH half will be 4 drawers and the RH half will be 1 drawer and 1 door. Face frame construction. I was planning on my 3...
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    Thank you guys. Now I understand. I didn't...

    Thank you guys. Now I understand. I didn't realize the valves are only for connecting to the center port. The valves were not closed so the low side pressure was reading on both gauges. (High side...
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    A.C. manifold gauge

    I have a set of A.C. manifold gauges (for R134). The last time I had them hooked up to the car I was getting a reading on the high side gauge when only the low side was hooked up. Earlier today I...
  5. Thread: Saw ID help

    by Troy Ahner
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    Found some info

    Looking closer with better light I found 2 etches. One near the handle says "Palmer & Gayley Hardware and Tools Chester PA". The other etch has an Indian on horseback, No 47, and "The Sioux ". A...
  6. Thread: Saw ID help

    by Troy Ahner
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    Saw ID help

    First the pictures for the proof. Hit a tool sale on Friday and there was a stack of saws. Asked about the price; $3 each.... So I bought a few.

    The pic with 7 are D-95's that somebody cut the...
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    I prefer dial calipers, I have 3. One Etalon with...

    I prefer dial calipers, I have 3. One Etalon with my machinist tools for 30 years, one cheaper one in my desk at work for the last 15 years, and just bought another cheaper one to leave in the garage...
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    I imagine I would set the fence to 3/8" to center...

    I imagine I would set the fence to 3/8" to center on the 3/4 inch stock and that would help get the end grain onto a bigger surface.
    I don't think the 3/8 jig hole spacing would work on 1-1/2 wide...
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    A 1-1/2 inch face frame is just a hypothetical...

    A 1-1/2 inch face frame is just a hypothetical example. I know the Dowelmax can do it. I know the Paralign can do it. The paralign doesn't seem to be available from Jessem anymore.

    I want a...
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    Jessem 08350 and small stock

    I'm concerned about the 2 piece construction and the flushness of the one surface because of it (where the drill block is installed in the top plate). I've read that this surface is not flat.
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    Metal Lathes I would try motor oil mixed with mineral spirits...

    I would try motor oil mixed with mineral spirits using a brush and some rags. I've also mixed it about 50/50 and put it in a dish soap bottle to use as a cutting oil.

    If you don't have a...
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    I'm using a piece of 3/4 plywood clampled to a...

    I'm using a piece of 3/4 plywood clampled to a pair of sawhorses. I drilled the pattern for my router base and bought (4) 1" screws to match my base. Used a 3/8 spade bit to counterbore for the pan...
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    Medicine Cabinet Hinges

    Looking to frame a pair of mirrors for our master bathroom and my wife wants the option for me to make them into doors for recessed medicine cabinets in the future. I'm familiar with blum style 35...
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    No problem with the accesories working in a UK...

    No problem with the accesories working in a UK automobile power jacks, they are the same as what we have in the states. Household current is 220v over there. Most chargers; cell phone, GPS, lap-top...
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    I have a large book case/entertainment center...

    I have a large book case/entertainment center with an open bottom (and an open back). When moving it recently I noted that the bottom was supported with a piece of angle iron that ran the length. ...
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    I would be careful of epoxy and what will be used...

    I would be careful of epoxy and what will be used to clean the knives. I have an old knife for butchering and I coated the dilapidated handle and filled in gaps with 5 minute epoxy many years ago....
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    I had some time to look over a few of the routers...

    I had some time to look over a few of the routers today at the store and definitely preferred the depth adjustment on the Dewalt. I like the fact that the motor body does not rotatate when making...
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    I was considering several different options of...

    I was considering several different options of cutters for 1/2" rabbets. A 1/2" rabbeting bit with a nose bushing, they are designed to run full 1/2" to the bushing (but perhaps not the full 1/2"...
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    Router for 1/2" rabbets

    Need some help making a decision for a new router. Been reading through all the router threads and see the recommendations. I have concerns about some of the models that are being recommended.
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