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    Now comes the ethics question. I recently ordered...

    Now comes the ethics question. I recently ordered something from Amazon. It was delivered and the courier system tracking confirmed it but somehow the Amazon tracking system showed it lost. Amazon...
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    Just wondering, did it shrink while it was...

    Just wondering, did it shrink while it was hidden? :cool:
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    Did you read Dave's post right before yours? I...

    Did you read Dave's post right before yours? I think he clearly answers your question.
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    Glad I did a test in some scraps, turns out the...

    Glad I did a test in some scraps, turns out the bolts are 7/16" not 1/2". I first tested by drilling and tapping a piece of scrap wood and it appeared to fit. Before I drilled out the 1/4" holes in...
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    Just a hobby woodworker, picked up some Diablo...

    Just a hobby woodworker, picked up some Diablo 120 grit 5" discs for my Bosch ROS, first impression is positive and they are supposed to last longer. I'll know better in a few months but so far, I'll...
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    Mine has already been modified, the bolts are in...

    Mine has already been modified, the bolts are in new holes drilled by a previous owner and it's not a casting, just angle iron. The original holes for the pads are intact so I'm just drilling out...
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    I know nothing about this saw but when I Googled...

    I know nothing about this saw but when I Googled it, this is what I found. So if the alignment problem is fixable I'd say go for it if it meets your budget and needs.

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    Good idea Bill, I already have a bunch of nylon...

    Good idea Bill, I already have a bunch of nylon toilet seat bolts. The ones I have are 1/2" and I have a matching tap and drill bit. I tested in some scrap wood and the threaded hole accepts the...
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    Realize this is an old thread but just picked up...

    Realize this is an old thread but just picked up a used Beisemeyer with missing pads. The previous owner drilled and tapped a pair of holes and installed a pair of bolts with rounded heads so you...
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    The wood whisperer also commented on the video....

    The wood whisperer also commented on the video.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fuvq0FDsUC0
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    If it's an end grain cutting board you may want...

    If it's an end grain cutting board you may want to think twice about running it thru the planer, I know some do it successfully with precautions.
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    New (to me) General 350 Table Saw

    Finally pulled the trigger on a new saw. Still love my Rockwell Beaver 34090A but thinking of some bigger projects and decided to get a full size cabinet saw. I'll be looking for a new home for the...
  13. Back in the day I had a Datsun 240Z (pronounced...

    Back in the day I had a Datsun 240Z (pronounced Zed up here:)) with side draft carburetors and starting it in even mildly cool (not cold) temperatures would require careful application of the choke...
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    I'd recommend Cabot Australian Timber Oil. I used...

    I'd recommend Cabot Australian Timber Oil. I used it on a cedar root table base a few months ago, looks great, I can't comment on longevity but all the reviews were positive when I researched it.
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    Several years ago my wife and I were on Cortez...

    Several years ago my wife and I were on Cortez Island which is two ferry rides away from Vancouver Island which is one ferry ride from our home near Vancouver on the mainland. While at lunch, my wife...
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    I, for one, learned that an end grain joint is...

    I, for one, learned that an end grain joint is stronger than the wood with the grain. I expected the end grain joint to fail in the glue but at a much lower load than the wood with the grain. If you...
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    Maybe you need to make less Sapele sawdust, maybe...

    Maybe you need to make less Sapele sawdust, maybe take more, longer coffee breaks? :cool:
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    It will show up the first time you put a mark on...

    It will show up the first time you put a mark on the new one (making it ineligible to return)or the return window on it expires, whichever comes last. :p
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    Sounds like you need a bigger container under...

    Sounds like you need a bigger container under your Dust Deputy. Maybe get a 50 gallon heavy duty metal garbage can and reinforce it inside with a steel ring, hand bent rebar works just duct taped in...
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    I agree with taking pictures to document the...

    I agree with taking pictures to document the condition of the packaging before opening but I wouldn't contact the seller unless the contents were damaged. My 5 cents worth. (We don't have pennies...
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    I just rewatched the intro, I found it pretty...

    I just rewatched the intro, I found it pretty lowkey, no mention of turning anything on its ear. He just repeats what everyone thinks that end grain glue ups are useless and a rookie mistake, asks is...
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    You can also reinforce the bucket to prevent it...

    You can also reinforce the bucket to prevent it from collapsing. I reinforced my 5 gal paint bucket with a piece of rebar, just bent it to the ID of the bucket and duct taped it in place. I get...
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    Mind explaining how he "presents his findings in...

    Mind explaining how he "presents his findings in a distorted way"? Seems to me he presented his findings in a neutral way. He glued up the samples, let the glue cure, tested to failure, recorded the...
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    Do you ship to Canada? Looks delicious.:cool:

    Do you ship to Canada? Looks delicious.:cool:
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    If this is a one off I'd go the sandpaper route,...

    If this is a one off I'd go the sandpaper route, if your making a bunch of them then the router bits suggested would be the way to go but plan your cuts to avoid tear out.
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