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    It's not a terrible idea...you just have to...

    It's not a terrible idea...you just have to decide the balance between the space required for the "Creature comforts" vs a basic office. It's probably best for it to be walled off, maybe with just a...
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    I mentioned air cooled because you really cannot...

    I mentioned air cooled because you really cannot invert the water cooled versions I suspect...although I could be wrong about that.
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    Yes, very new, but there's a "likelihood" that...

    Yes, very new, but there's a "likelihood" that it's sourced from the same place(s) as other similar products based on the design of the plastic cover on the top, including name brand, similar motors....
  4. About the most cost effective way to do heating...

    About the most cost effective way to do heating and cooling these days are the extremely efficient mini split systems. You'd need a larger, multi-head unit for that space, but it would be very...
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    That's a very nice project result! For...

    That's a very nice project result!

    For something like this that I made awhile back for the guest bath in our previous home (and now used in our master bedroom at the foot of the bed), I chose to...
  6. My old shop was about 750 sq ft and while space...

    My old shop was about 750 sq ft and while space wasn't "overly generous", getting the 4x4 machine (which is actually about 5x7 in footprint) wasn't too much of an issue. I should have put out a...
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    Sorry, Lee...was in a hurry and missed the...

    Sorry, Lee...was in a hurry and missed the humor... :)
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    Derek, even though they use the "spindle" word...

    Derek, even though they use the "spindle" word for the Woodpecker's SpinRight, it's just a router motor with soft start. It just happens to use a standard collet system (ER-20) which is quite...
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    Iron Mountain is a very well known company for...

    Iron Mountain is a very well known company for storage and "destructive" services...they are large and have major contracts with the big corporations and government agencies.
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    For a unit with an ER collet system, $250 is...

    For a unit with an ER collet system, $250 is pretty darn reasonable, IMHO.
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    Maybe you need to enlarge the hole so you can get...

    Maybe you need to enlarge the hole so you can get your hear and a lamp in there..."something" has to be holding up that metal lath!!
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    Brian Holcomb was looking at doing that. You'll...

    Brian Holcomb was looking at doing that. You'll want air cooled for this application, however, because of the inverted position as compared to a CNC machine where you can also opt for water cooled if...
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    Brian Holcomb was looking at doing that. You'll...

    Brian Holcomb was looking at doing that. You'll want air cooled for this application, however, because of the inverted position as compared to a CNC machine where you can also opt for water cooled if...
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    The "Spin Rite" has an industry standard ER-20...

    The "Spin Rite" has an industry standard ER-20 collet system which is a big step up from a typical router motor. ER collet systems bring a huge amount of versatility because you can obtain collets in...
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    Very nice! You will find F&F to be indispensable...

    Very nice! You will find F&F to be indispensable shop helpers for sure.
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    Au contraire....the local ABC affiliate is on...

    Au contraire....the local ABC affiliate is on low-VHF. I was unable to pick it up with the typical smaller outdoor antenna available these days at our previous residence for that reason.
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    Alan, the "office supply" stores typically offer...

    Alan, the "office supply" stores typically offer shredding and it's not expensive. It's by weight. It's a good alternative to waiting for a free shredding event when you have a lot of stuff to get...
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    Aside from any strength concerns, it comes down...

    Aside from any strength concerns, it comes down to proportion and consistency with existing if new work will be displayed with old work. IMHO. I tend to make simple frames when I do make them, but...
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    None that I'm aware of. Some folks might cover the outdoor units if they will not be used just to keep them clean and free of debris, but care about condensation and rusting of ferrous components has...
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    Steve makes a really good point relative to...

    Steve makes a really good point relative to maintaining accuracy...while I'm sure there are exceptions, a big challenge with keeping things dialed in comes from moving them around. If the tool is...
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    True. But I need to be sure I know how to execute...

    True. But I need to be sure I know how to execute the process for safety...that room is where our birds live and that brings increased sensitivities. I just have not had the opportunity to read the...
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    What Roger said...all finishes sold today are...

    What Roger said...all finishes sold today are "food safe" when fully cured. That said, I personally am a fan of the T&T oil that Bob mentioned for all kinds of projects. It is a polymerized linseed...
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    Dang...if that's your work "under pressure"...I...

    Dang...if that's your work "under pressure"...I can't wait to see more when you have all the time you need! LOL Seriously, that's beautiful in both it's simplicity, the wonderful choice of materials...
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    Our previous residence has one working fireplace,...

    Our previous residence has one working fireplace, although it has a wood burning stove with a catalyst in it. The last time we used it was maybe ten years ago. Our new home has a "fireplace" that has...
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    Roger, you live in the "plaster geography" for...

    Roger, you live in the "plaster geography" for sure. Not so, here...other than in historical buildings, etc., it's rock on the walls. Even a skim coat of compound over that is a rarity!
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