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    Finger slot under the case and recess in drawer...

    Finger slot under the case and recess in drawer bottom to ease the drawer out a bit. Or, just tip the table forward until the drawers fall out.

    Honestly, I would make a practical alteration, a...
  2. I got the point.

    I got the point.
  3. Haha. Maybe “dreaded camera obscura”?I think you...

    Haha. Maybe “dreaded camera obscura”?I think you probably made a good career move. My wrong turn was perhaps in Knoxville.
  4. Not quite to 70 yet. I am 67. I am lucky to be...

    Not quite to 70 yet. I am 67. I am lucky to be reasonably fit and active.

    About the eyes, I have always had highly nearsighted eyes. It has never been an advantage before. Now, if I really...
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    i use popsicle sticks and blue tape to make a...

    i use popsicle sticks and blue tape to make a caul. Blue tape is almost as useful as a third arm.
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    Most of my projects are boxes, of one sort or...

    Most of my projects are boxes, of one sort or another. I can’t wait to see what this one is for.
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    I will look for the modular Dutch design. I can...

    I will look for the modular Dutch design. I can see how how it might be useful to me.

    I don’t expect to move tools a lot. I just want to have some boxes that make it possible. And, toolboxes...
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    Thanks. I seem to be free of any of the post...

    Thanks. I seem to be free of any of the post procedure warning signs. Tomorrow should be a good day.
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    Derek, you would have the elegant solution. Very...

    Derek, you would have the elegant solution. Very nice. It looks like the rasps are suspended by the handle. Do the handles ever come off the rasps?
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    Dust and rust. Closing the door when you are...

    Dust and rust. Closing the door when you are routing worth a good bit. If dampness and rust are issues in your basement, you can heat or use a VCI product in a tightly enclosed cabinet. Cabinets...
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    Hey Joe, our 45th was last month! We did not...

    Hey Joe, our 45th was last month! We did not have a party, instead we helped throw a 40th birthday party for our eldest daughter. A date at the RV store sounds about right. I think 45 is the RV...
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    How about a piece of 2x8 with 1/4 inch dado kerfs...

    How about a piece of 2x8 with 1/4 inch dado kerfs spaced 1/2 inch apart. Make the length of the board the same as the depth of the drawer so it does not rattle around. Or you can angle the kerf and...
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    Yes, me too. I have two shops in need of...

    Yes, me too. I have two shops in need of suitable storage. One is the hand tool workshop in Atlanta, the other the power tool shop on Norris Lake in Tennessee. The power tool shop is still under...
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    Here is topic for conversation. I will be...

    Here is topic for conversation. I will be traveling to Covington, KY on Friday to visit Lost Arts Press who are hosting a Lie-Nielsen event. I hope to see both Chris Schwarz and Megan Fitzpatrick. ...
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    We can argue the relative merits of tool boards,...

    We can argue the relative merits of tool boards, wall cabinets, and tool chests upon your return.
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    Entertain Me

    Just back from my quinquennial peek-a-boo procedure. New record, 6 polyps, 1 that bled. I am supposed to sit in my chair for the rest of the day. I hope the tribe of Neanderthals is having a...
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    Can you run a cable or rope through the eyebolt,...

    Can you run a cable or rope through the eyebolt, connect the cable to the chain, and attach the hoist to the floor?
  18. The breadboards are attached with two lag bolts. ...

    The breadboards are attached with two lag bolts. There are large flat washers and presumably enlarged holes in the breadboard to allow for movement. Glue would be a bad idea. No evidence that the...
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    I set up my Sjobergs 1500 bench in the Cave of the Modern Neanderthal about a year ago (Sept 7, 2018). Picture above was from the first day after it was all carted up the stairs to the...
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    I will give $175 with an offer that you may come...

    I will give $175 with an offer that you may come use it at the Mountain Kingdom in La Follette if you want to in the future.
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    ... but is it tasty? I thought critters were...

    ... but is it tasty? I thought critters were like heat-seeking missiles. They would follow a draft of warm air into the house. The goal of stopping air infiltration would then work on the bugs...
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    I see a strong affinity to tools and mechanical...

    I see a strong affinity to tools and mechanical things in my 3 yo grandson. I think it is an instinct in some people. Being shorter, slower, and having eyes that do not see danger approaching from...
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    ...The table saw,planer,air compressor, and dust...

    ...The table saw,planer,air compressor, and dust collector, were bought at a local estate sale (first one there) for $1,500 dollars...

    You got a great deal on some good machines. Your shop looks...
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    Looks like a pretty thin layer of foam, .5 1o 1"....

    Looks like a pretty thin layer of foam, .5 1o 1". It is for air infiltration mostly and I am hoping it will do well on keeping out lady bugs and wasps. My log house just welcomes those species into...
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    I have two Hisense 70 pint per day dehumidifiers...

    I have two Hisense 70 pint per day dehumidifiers at my lake house down the street. Converting to gallons, that is 17.5 gal/day for the two combined. They do fill the tank up pretty fast., but have...
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