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    I live in a very humid environment and so the...

    I live in a very humid environment and so the dehumidifier runs 24/7/365. I believe I used a piece of baltic birch for the floor of the till. Each section is covered loosely with Roberts 70-025 Qep...
  2. Thread: palm router

    by Bill Lyman
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    +1 on the DeWalt 611. Recently used it hand held...

    +1 on the DeWalt 611. Recently used it hand held to round the bottom edge of a 2'x4' coffee table top.
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    I have had great service from this firm. If you...

    I have had great service from this firm. If you click on the link below, it comes up as Fletcher Business Group which advertises router bit sharpening as part of their services and I believe they...
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    At my level, I like FWW, Woodcraft, Woodsmith and...

    At my level, I like FWW, Woodcraft, Woodsmith and Mortise and Tennon.
    I donít want to store a bunch of magazines and without an index to articles' subject matter I donít find storing them very...
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    My condolences to his family. I am terribly sorry...

    My condolences to his family. I am terribly sorry to learn of his passing. I have watched two of his video series which were excellent and added to my understanding and skill.
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    Thank you for the reminding me of the sale. I...

    Thank you for the reminding me of the sale. I have 15 planes, don't regret any of them, and will look at the sale to see if there is anything I want to add. :-)
  7. Thread: Aprons

    by Bill Lyman
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    My wife made me a few denim aprons wth pockets...

    My wife made me a few denim aprons wth pockets for pencils and measuring tape. I generally wear one in the shop to keep dust, stains etc off clothes, even though I wear old clothes working in the...
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    I purchased a Surfprep 5" random orbital palm...

    I purchased a Surfprep 5" random orbital palm sander SPES5 3/16 orbit. It is easy to hold and use, light, can be hooked up to dust collection; but, it is close to the $500 like the Mirka.
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    I hit +1 as a quick reply saying I agree, and the...

    I hit +1 as a quick reply saying I agree, and the postit gods told me it was too short to post.
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    I have had a Makita MAC 700 hotdog 12.4 amp 2HP...

    I have had a Makita MAC 700 hotdog 12.4 amp 2HP 2-1/2 gal. Oiled single hot dog air compressor for some 12 years. It will run a framing nailer, at my speed, which is not fast no more.
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    All of the above. 417926

    All of the above. 417926
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    I guess I should add that the cabinet doors on...

    I guess I should add that the cabinet doors on the entertainment center/breakfront are raised panel - rail and style. Milwaukee 5616 with Freud 99 780. One more thing I learned the hardway is do not...
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    I suppose if you just put the date on it like...

    I suppose if you just put the date on it like grocery vendors, stores would end up with unsold product, but it would certainly be helpful to your ultimate purchasers. Anyway, I have used the Titebond...
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    I live 300 yards from the ocean (less in high...

    I live 300 yards from the ocean (less in high tide). I have used all of the above products. The most effective thing I did to prevent rust was purchase a dehumidifier which runs continuously. I use...
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    The Lee Nielsen adjustable mouth block plane is...

    The Lee Nielsen adjustable mouth block plane is my go-to for small work. But I use the Lee Nielsen rabbet block plane for things like rabbets and tenons.
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    I have a number of pushblocks made from wood, but...

    I have a number of pushblocks made from wood, but for small pieces through the table saw, this is my go-to. Expensive, but very helpful. https://www.microjig.com/products/grr-ripper
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    John: Look at the Milwaukee Router Model 5616. I...

    John: Look at the Milwaukee Router Model 5616. I believe it meets your specifications. I have had one for 14 years, generally dedicated to the router table, and used it for everything from an...
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    Here is a photo of where mine is located. ...

    Here is a photo of where mine is located.

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  19. I am 79 with a very bad back, but I just finished...

    I am 79 with a very bad back, but I just finished handplaning a 2' x 4' table top flat and smooth -- slowly with lots of breaks. Same with most everying thing else -- slowly with lots of breaks. I...
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    Not me. I guess I am the exception to the rule....

    Not me. I guess I am the exception to the rule. After using Whiteside, I became a dedicated Freud user. I also have a collection of their table saw blades.
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    Thank you. It looks very workable. Any reason...

    Thank you. It looks very workable. Any reason that I should not try to copy?
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    I had a Delta 36-650 10" Professional Table Saw...

    I had a Delta 36-650 10" Professional Table Saw Type 2 which is no longer made, to which I added 2 cast iron wings and other improvements. It sufficed well. I now have a Sawstop and wouldn't go back...
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    I have made a bunch. Much simpler than the plans...

    I have made a bunch. Much simpler than the plans I have seen, but people love them and children play with them for several years. Dowels for engine, tank cars, axels, smoke stacks etc, wheels,...
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    As a hobbyist I try to buy good used standing...

    As a hobbyist I try to buy good used standing equipment. I purchased a 8" Powermatic Jointer and a15" Powermatic planer from a listing on Craig's list 10 years ago and they both are still working as...
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    I have an Oneida Dust Deputy which I have used...

    I have an Oneida Dust Deputy which I have used with a DeWalt 735 planer abd Delta table saw and still use with the planer, a router table, portable tools and sweeping the shop. Keeps the vacuum's...
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