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    I never really did any serious digging into the...

    I never really did any serious digging into the cause, but both components - switch and router - never came back on after a power outage. I had a good surge protector for the power cords and my...
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    The surge supressor I have is just a pass-through...

    The surge supressor I have is just a pass-through and is made for POE devices. As I said, I've had a problem with this before and lost a switch and a router to it.



    I know that a direct strike...
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    Grounding ethernet

    I am installing a camera outside the door to my shop, due partly to lots of break-ins in my area over the past year. The camera will be POE (power over ethernet) and I have a POE switch and other...
  4. I have a Domino XL and a Fein Turbo II. I...

    I have a Domino XL and a Fein Turbo II. I believe that the Fein adapter fits without modification. If not, you can get an adapter like this one. I have a few that I keep attached to various small...
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    I picked my 8.5' slider at the freight terminal...

    I picked my 8.5' slider at the freight terminal in a UHaul pickup with a low trailer. FedEx put it in the trailer with a forklift. I got it out with a come-along. Got it off the pallet with a...
  6. +1 to all of this.

    +1 to all of this.
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    This is exactly my experience. Never tried the...

    This is exactly my experience. Never tried the DeWalts, though.
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    I have several 55 gallon steel drums that I found...

    I have several 55 gallon steel drums that I found on CL. Metal and plastic drums are always available near me for $15-25, from a few different sellers. I would be surprised if you couldn't find...
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    Sticky: Count me in. Thanks!

    Count me in. Thanks!
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    I used dust collection fittings from Air Handling...

    I used dust collection fittings from Air Handling Systems, which is local(ish) to me. None of my couplings, wyes, 45s, etc. have crimped ends. The prices you're quoting would make me balk, too, but...
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    I just completed my spiral pipe installation two...

    I just completed my spiral pipe installation two days ago. A jig saw with metal-cutting blades made quick work of cutting the pipe. In order to draw an accurate cut line all around the pipe, I got...
  12. I bought a Klein when Lee Valley stopped carrying...

    I bought a Klein when Lee Valley stopped carrying my absolute favorite:

    http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=53912&cat=1,43411,43417,53912

    The description doesn't mention that each end...
  13. Thread: New J/P

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    Congrats! Now you can stop buying lumber and...

    Congrats! Now you can stop buying lumber and just work with whole trees!
  14. We don't know what you're making, or what else...

    We don't know what you're making, or what else you make, so it's hard to tell if a CNC would be the right choice for you financially. It does seem like it has the potential to speed things up quite...
  15. I don't have one (yet), but wouldn't this be a...

    I don't have one (yet), but wouldn't this be a perfect job for a CNC router?
  16. Nice work! Wish I had room for walls around my...

    Nice work! Wish I had room for walls around my DC...
  17. Just to add to the conversation - where I live,...

    Just to add to the conversation - where I live, living space has to have three of the following four things: finished walls, finished floors, heating/cooling, finished ceiling. If I added...
  18. I think the limitation of a router table jig is...

    I think the limitation of a router table jig is that you are limited as to the size of the pieces you can use - a 6 foot board is going to be really hard to handle on a router table, even assuming...
  19. I have no knowledge of the Bosch adapter, but...

    I have no knowledge of the Bosch adapter, but Dewalt's is designed to keep the tool's original balance - more or less. The Li batteries are a bit smaller than the older NiMH and NiCad batteries,...
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    I see the dovetail issues, but those are fixable....

    I see the dovetail issues, but those are fixable. The rest of it looks great. I think you did a great job matching the grain and I like the overall design. Well done.
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    Update: I thought about it for quite a while,...

    Update: I thought about it for quite a while, did some research, put my hands on some tools, and ended up with some really nice Makita tools. I switched to Makita because I am very impressed with...
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    +1 for Firefox. I also use Chrome. Internet...

    +1 for Firefox. I also use Chrome.

    Internet Explorer was discontinued in 2015, although it is still maintained, so newer sites may rely on features of HTML, CSS, or other technologies that are...
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    I like to hear my tools and minimize distractions...

    I like to hear my tools and minimize distractions in the shop, too. I only use my Worktunes when sanding or doing something else that is monotonous and has a very low risk of injury. I never wear...
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    Wow! Beautiful!

    Wow! Beautiful!
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    +1 for the 3M Worktunes. I think they sound very...

    +1 for the 3M Worktunes. I think they sound very good for $50, the battery lasts a long time, and they really do reduce outside noise quite well. My only two problems are: 1) my son keeps stealing...
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