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    Well I have the $600 Bosch dust extractor that...

    Well I have the $600 Bosch dust extractor that came with a really nice hose. And it connects to all Bosch products perfectly. Iím just having issues with adapters. The end of the Bosch hose can be...
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    I need some extractor vac fitting help.

    I have a Bosch HEPPA dust extractor and I am having a hard time getting the right adapters to fit everything. For the Bosch dust extractor, I would like to be able to connect it to my dewalt DW621...
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    So no oil before the poly? The wipe on poly will...

    So no oil before the poly? The wipe on poly will highlight the wood on its own?
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    Finishing a rocking horse for my son

    Need some finishing advice. As you can tell in the picture I am making a rocking horse for my son. Next step is to sand and finish the wood before assembly. Lighter wood is hard maple and darker wood...
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    It was in the late 90ís so should not have lead...

    It was in the late 90ís so should not have lead in it. I know of people who take truck loads of boards to sawmills near to have boards planed. I believe they charge by the minute. .50 cents or...
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    Planing farm black paint fence boards

    So my uncle has a large horse farm and just removed a lot of fence. The boards are solid oak and in great shape. The question I have is can I use my planer to remove the fence paint? I know some of...
  7. That you and everyone else for all the advice....

    That you and everyone else for all the advice. Glueing up before cutting was not an option for me. My jet 14Ē bandsaw struggled cutting just the 1.5Ē hard maple due to the small curves in the design.
  8. Gluing up multiple boards to make one thick board

    So I am in my final stages of the rocking horse I’m making for my son. I have (2) 1.5” and (1) .75” hard maple boards I need to join together. What is the best way to accomplish this with the best...
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    I think Iím just going to go old school. Take...

    I think Iím just going to go old school. Take some older 4x belt sanding paper and use my hands. Will take me 100x longer to cut through that much but that horse mouth sure will look good to me. Iíll...
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    So the painters tape did help some. But after a...

    So the painters tape did help some. But after a couple minutes it was just slipping again. I attached a couple pictures of what I’m trying to do. I don’t think the spindle is small enough for the...
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    So I know about the washers. That stops it from...

    So I know about the washers. That stops it from moving up. I guess I stated two issues when I really only had one. Even with the washers I had issues with the sandpaper not moving under pressure. I...
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    Ridgid spindle sander help

    So I have the Ridgid belt/spindle sander. I love the thing but the only issue I have is with the smallest spindle. It does not have a rubber drum that it fits over that then can be tightened. It just...
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    I truly appreciate everyoneís input. I probably...

    I truly appreciate everyoneís input. I probably should have included a picture of what Iím trying to accomplish. Here is a link.

    https://toymakingplans.com/antique-1890-rocking-horse/

    So my...
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    Rick, If I make this and it is still in the...

    Rick,

    If I make this and it is still in the family 31 years later it would be an honor let alone the wife allowing it to be in the living room!!

    Has anyone put a finishing coat on it or...
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    Appreciate the advice. I was almost thinking of...

    Appreciate the advice. I was almost thinking of just using an oil for the finish. Like Linseed or tung oil to keep the woods natural color but also add a little protection. Any advice with this?
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    Rocking horse

    I am planning on making a rocking horse for my son. And hopefully all the kids that are to come in the future ;-). And would really like this to last for generations to come. With that being said Iím...
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    Thanks! I have seen the sets on amazon and other...

    Thanks! I have seen the sets on amazon and other places. Do I just use the one that seems to fit in there the best? I have never used a drift key before.
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    Drill press wedge for Jet JDP-17MF

    So I recently purchased a new drill press (Jet JDP-17MF) and it did not come with the wedge / drift key to remove the chuck and arbor. I have looked up the part number (10607303) and it is no longer...
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