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    Second coat of compound went on today. A third...

    Second coat of compound went on today. A third will be required on a few places up high, but otherwise, the application is complete. Only a little sanding will be required and then I can prepare for...
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    I have an older Remington corded electric...

    I have an older Remington corded electric chainsaw that I originally bought for in-shop use on turning blanks. It's actually pretty effective for the "bigger" of the smaller jobs where my smaller,...
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    I have an old Wizard detector. I did use it just...

    I have an old Wizard detector. I did use it just to be sure, but I had already done metal removal earlier in the year before I stacked the stuff. Not much more of it will be usable, however, as the...
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    Curt, daisy chaining cable in MOCA brings the...

    Curt, daisy chaining cable in MOCA brings the splitters into play and there are a lot of really bad splitters out there in folks' homes.
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    The understandably heavier first coat of joint...

    The understandably heavier first coat of joint compound was not fully dry yet and it was not safe to scrape ridges and move to the second coat. So I spent a bunch of time culling and milling a pile...
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    You did a really nice job on those drawer...

    You did a really nice job on those drawer inserts, Carl. Projects like that are not only useful, they are also awesome learning experiences as you note!
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    Thanks, I appreciate the offer! But I have a...

    Thanks, I appreciate the offer! But I have a specific color already purchased.
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    True, if someone has decent coax and is willing...

    True, if someone has decent coax and is willing to pay for the MOCA bridges. But unless they use the latest version of MOCA, the speed can be very limited. There's a lot of MOCA gear floating around...
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    Dennis, I hope that on-call thing passes quickly!...

    Dennis, I hope that on-call thing passes quickly! And also that you are not affected adversely by the storms coming through there mid-week.

    Productive past week for me in the new shop building....
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    I have two of the Bora Centipede folding supports...

    I have two of the Bora Centipede folding supports and they are really good for what they are designed to do. I do not consider them a replacement for sawhorses functionally, although there certainly...
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    Should be no issue using the UniFence (best fence...

    Should be no issue using the UniFence (best fence ever on a North American design saw, IMHO) across multiple saws like shown in the photo. If hole locations don't line up on the second saw, cast iron...
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    Some tools can take upgraded batteries to replace...

    Some tools can take upgraded batteries to replace the NiCads...my original 12v Festool drill/driver was like that. But a lot of the older NiCad tools just don't have good options for that.
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    A miter shooting board can really help fine tune...

    A miter shooting board can really help fine tune things, but a table saw sled with opposing angles is a good motorized solution to have clean miters that line up exactly at 90 when put together.
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    I was just responding give you mentioned it was...

    I was just responding give you mentioned it was "brown oak". English brown oak has a lovely brown colored heartwood and yellow-ish white sapwood. The photo shows the natural color:
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    If I do, I cannot quote myself here 'cause it...

    If I do, I cannot quote myself here 'cause it would violate the TOS. :) :D
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    Hearne carries English Brown Oak...one of my...

    Hearne carries English Brown Oak...one of my favorite non-cherry/non-walnut species.
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    Multi-color ebony for fretboards has been popular...

    Multi-color ebony for fretboards has been popular in "bespoke" guitar builds for quite a while now.
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    First coat done all around with a second coat on...

    First coat done all around with a second coat on the screws and a few of the tougher joints up high on the front wall.

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    That looks REALLY good!

    That looks REALLY good!
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    Clever little vice!!! I can see how that will be...

    Clever little vice!!! I can see how that will be useful in your work for sure!
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    Mark, does that 4x3 max size include the actual...

    Mark, does that 4x3 max size include the actual dimensions of the machine which are generally larger?
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    Jack, yes, it will be painted. But no, it will...

    Jack, yes, it will be painted. But no, it will not be expensive paint. It will likely be from the ReStore or the less expensive Glidden or Valspar from the home center. I'm really not concerned too...
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    Make a template and use a top bearing cutter that...

    Make a template and use a top bearing cutter that has the same diameter as the cutter. The template should be the correct size for the cooktop to slip into (be sure there's a slight allowance so it...
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    There are certainly comparable blades like the...

    There are certainly comparable blades like the Ridge Carbide that was mentioned above, but "better" is likely an ungainly thing, quite honestly. I agree with Lee's comments, too. Optimal cut quality...
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    Lee, iOS has a similar emergency feature that...

    Lee, iOS has a similar emergency feature that will contact designated folks should you do a certain combination of presses. (I have that turned off on my phone because it's too easy to false notify...
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