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  1. Yes! Thatís what I was thinking of. My router...

    Yes! Thatís what I was thinking of. My router table has a slot fur a miter gauge and I would leverage that.
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    Ha! I guess Iím just naive. I would have never...

    Ha! I guess Iím just naive. I would have never thought of disabling a lowly sewing machine. Encryption devices and other hi-tech, yes. But once you mentioned it, it makes sense.
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    There you go! Iím all set for the apocalypse. ...

    There you go! Iím all set for the apocalypse. Iím used to using the wheel to raise the needle to get the fabric out. Never thought of just sewing that way. That wheel is a beast at 7lbs. I guess it...
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    im new to Sailrite and to this class of machine. ...

    im new to Sailrite and to this class of machine. I was impressed that the machine is so simple. Mine does only straight and zig-zag which is all I need. I was impressed with all the tutorials they...
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    Itís a Sailrite semi industrial. Itíll go...

    Itís a Sailrite semi industrial. Itíll go through pretty much anything you can cram under the presser foot. My other machine is a Ď70s vintage Montgomery Wards and the backstitch stopped working. I...
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    Oops. My mistake.

    Oops. My mistake.
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    It's about time. I'm pretty good at describing...

    It's about time. I'm pretty good at describing my symptoms and do so in as much detail as I can when phoning into the nurses line for an appointment. My Dr has always been good about giving me a...
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    When we got into a trade war with China, there...

    When we got into a trade war with China, there was a report on NPR about some businessman who figured it was a good time to bring his manufacturing back to the US so he could avoid the tariffs. He...
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    I think masks for all are kind of inevitable. ...

    I think masks for all are kind of inevitable. There are two approaches to getting out of this thing:

    1. Deliberately build herd immunity.
    a. To do that somewhere between 50-66% of the...
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    oops, can't paste an image on an iPad. 429432 ...

    oops, can't paste an image on an iPad.
    429432

    The sewing machine rattled the rickety table I had it on. Cast iron saw bed was muuuch better.
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    Sewing Creeker style

    https://sawmillcreek.org/blob:https://sawmillcreek.org/a6de8ab1-ac33-4eb8-aa93-d0331db29abb
  12. Good thought Stan, but the ship has sailed. We...

    Good thought Stan, but the ship has sailed. We did do some things in this little house with the next owner in mind.

    We had plumbing for a bathroom in the basement installed. Itís all stubbed out...
  13. The board needs to be 68Ē long to hit studs. ...

    The board needs to be 68Ē long to hit studs. Itís about 3/4 thick and 2.5 wide.
    no twist.

    yeah, I know I got myself into this pickle. but the question was about a solution. Which is to...
  14. Perhaps I wasnít clear. As mark said, I have no...

    Perhaps I wasnít clear. As mark said, I have no dust problem. And my bride has never once complained about the noise. Iím just wondering if I could do something.
  15. attenuating the noise through a filter

    My shop is in the basement of our relatively new house. The HVAC guys were going to put a return in the basement which, in my view, would put too much dust into our system. I told them to give me...
  16. routing warped wood on the router table

    If you have a piece of wood that's warped, it's hard to route it right on a table. One way is to machine it so that the convex side is down and just keep the part closest to the bit flat with the...
  17. hmm... Hard to pick winners but maybe losers? ...

    hmm... Hard to pick winners but maybe losers? The real question is how our collective behavior might change over the long term.

    Take movies. My wife and I haven't gone to a movie in the theater...
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    I toured the Kansas School for the Blind back in...

    I toured the Kansas School for the Blind back in the '70s. The one thing that really stuck with me is that they had found a way for the kids to cut with a bandsaw. I only half believed it then and...
  19. Ryan, before you bite on the mortiser, look...

    Ryan, before you bite on the mortiser, look closely at the chisels and bits. If you see color where it should be shiny steel, the bit has overheated and the hardness is suspect. Those chisels and...
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    I've put some thought into the stockpiles. It...

    I've put some thought into the stockpiles.

    It would be great if we stockpiled masks but masks expire. It's like a prepper cycling canned beans. The thing to do would be for the government to...
  21. Thread: Pin Ball

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    Here are some observations from reading various...

    Here are some observations from reading various news and medical websites.

    1. Herd immunity is calculated as (R0-1)/R0. So if R0 is 3 we need 2/3 of the population to be immune to achieve herd...
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    They mentioned self funding in the documentary. ...

    They mentioned self funding in the documentary. The ceo lamented that if you let a large corporation in, you lose your vision.

    yes, they are working on a short term bandaid thing. it would be...
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    A flu free world? Maybe

    I just finished a documentary on Netflix called,ĒPandemicĒ. By far the most interesting thread was about a little company called Distributed Bio. They are working on a single vaccine that would...
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    I had progressives and didn't like them. I went...

    I had progressives and didn't like them. I went back to bi-focals. If I were made of money, I would get glasses with near vision and both the bottom and top with far vision in the middle. If I...
  25. Mike, if I do a build, it would ba ‘vinnie’....

    Mike, if I do a build, it would ba ‘vinnie’. There are other designs out there but this one seems to be the most doable by many people.

    https://panvent.blogspot.com/2007/12...ss-report.html

    In...
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