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  1. Oscillating Multi-tools: What do you have? What's good? What's bad?

    Question: Which oscillating multi-tool(s) do you have and what do you like and not like about it?

    Background:
    I am looking to replace an older Fein Multimaster with the hex key post to hold the...
  2. Was it a parallel rule...

    Was it a parallel rule?

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    Back when I was making painted pedestals all the...

    Back when I was making painted pedestals all the time, regardless of the material - ply, solid lumber, MDF - my process was the same: assemble with carefully aligned joints, either joint compound or...
  4. +1. Exactly. Just get an offset blade made for...

    +1. Exactly. Just get an offset blade made for cutting wood and thin metal, turn the tool on edge and set the bottom f the blade flush against the toe-kick and start a plunge cut, the angle back so...
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    https://smile.amazon.com/Stanley-28-100-Visibility...

    https://smile.amazon.com/Stanley-28-100-Visibility-Mini-Razor-Scraper/dp/B0006JJS30/
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    Anybody bought Rx glasses online?

    Has anyone ordered prescription glasses through a website?

    Please share your experiences and recommendations.

    TIA

    Charles
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    I used to spend a lot of time masking. The last...

    I used to spend a lot of time masking. The last couple of windows I have done I just painted, then scraped the glass with a sharp razor blade. I can scrape a lot faster than I can tape accurately.
  8. Looks like a perfect project for plywood to me.

    Looks like a perfect project for plywood to me.
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    Ditto. Poplar is my go-to for painted furniture....

    Ditto. Poplar is my go-to for painted furniture. It's a softer hardwood, very workable, can be sanded very smooth and accepts most finishes, including paint, very nicely. And it seems to be readily...
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    I'm a cheap ba$****, and I don't "live" in work...

    I'm a cheap ba$****, and I don't "live" in work pants. Even when I did they were just jeans, so suffice to say I am no expert.

    I bought some Dickies duck, double-knee, etc., first, by direct...
  11. I understand the safety/liability concerns, but...

    I understand the safety/liability concerns, but if you had disassembled as many bunk beds as I have where you needed a mallet or hammer and scrap block to get the rails loose you wouldn't hesitate to...
  12. It's hard to beat traditional bed rail hooks. ...

    It's hard to beat traditional bed rail hooks. Never built with them, but set up and torn down TONS of beds with them, even antiques.
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    "Best" is one of those relative terms. A $6 can...

    "Best" is one of those relative terms. A $6 can of paint that clogs and sputters is much worse than a $1 can that does, so for me a $1 can that does not clog and sputter is just awesome. With that...
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    Nice setup. If you're gonna have an extended...

    Nice setup. If you're gonna have an extended fence adjustable and easily removable is the way to go.
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    I am still planning a SCMS station in my head,...

    I am still planning a SCMS station in my head, but I recently came to the realization that you really only need a certain amount of fence to orient your stock properly to the blade, and my saw...
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    I have the Bosch and use an adapter to hook up my...

    I have the Bosch and use an adapter to hook up my Ridgid shop vac to it, most of the time. I would say that 60% collection is a little generous, depending on what you're cutting. Particles from...
  17. I only buy III. 1) Stronger bond 2) Longer...

    I only buy III.

    1) Stronger bond
    2) Longer open time
    3) Can be applied in colder conditions
    4) Waterproof

    http://www.titebond.com/community/the-big-three

    I just bought a bottle at the big...
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    No. Having previously been that approximate size...

    No. Having previously been that approximate size of a Winnebago at one time it was impossible to find one that fit and consequently I just didn't bother. I've considered it a time or two but is just...
  19. I wear Reebok DMX walking shoes. They have air...

    I wear Reebok DMX walking shoes. They have air bladders inside the soles that cushion each step you take and are the most comfortable shoes I have ever worn. That said, I notice a significant...
  20. Did you glue it or just lay it down?

    Did you glue it or just lay it down?
  21. Heavy duty rubber flooring in the shop?

    Here at work we have a workout room with some mondo tough flooring. The instructor in charge of the area says that is is vulcanized rubber. The flooring has been in place over concrete for 6-7 years...
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    I have a few of the metal ones and a slew of the...

    I have a few of the metal ones and a slew of the cheap plastic ones in various sizes. They're great for small projects.

    Recently, I was working on a small project where I had to route rabbets...
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    Having worked delivering (and repairing) bedroom...

    Having worked delivering (and repairing) bedroom furniture for 2 1/2 years, this would be my preferred method. Sometimes the old ways are still best.
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    When I got glasses for the gift time a few years...

    When I got glasses for the gift time a few years back I had to go straight to bifocals because I am far-sighted. I ordered prescription safety glasses at the same time. They have larger lenses than...
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    Did you realize that this thread is over 10 years...

    Did you realize that this thread is over 10 years old?
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