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  1. If I'm not mistaken, the rails on the PCS out in...

    If I'm not mistaken, the rails on the PCS out in my temporary shop uses a 2x3 format. I measured it with the intention of buying some steel to make longer rails for it as they were cut down "a lot"...
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    Today was drawer day...which started out with a...

    Today was drawer day...which started out with a little "shopping" in the shed

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    After cutting two pieces of leftover QSWO 12.5mm plywood to manageable size with the tracksaw and taking...
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    Aaron, there is an extensive plan for sound...

    Aaron, there is an extensive plan for sound abatement in the new shop building to be implemented and yes, some of that will be focused on the G700 location in addition to general sound consideration...
  4. That's interesting considering it's sold as paint...

    That's interesting considering it's sold as paint thinner and many of us also use it for cleaning because it doesn't leave a film behind like "mineral spirits". Or is the naptha sold in the big box...
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    The only two options I would entertain for this...

    The only two options I would entertain for this would be to either rewire the circuit properly for four wire 120/240v operation per code or replace the VFD with another 120v VFD.
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    Clear the existing sawmillcreek.org cookie(s),...

    Clear the existing sawmillcreek.org cookie(s), close the browser completely (and consider rebooting the machine and then start the browser followed by logging in with the box checked to remember you....
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    Yes, initial cost is high, but after a few years,...

    Yes, initial cost is high, but after a few years, things will balance out a bit more and the quality of the veggies takes the rest of the pain away!
  8. That extra mass isn't hurting you in the "runs...

    That extra mass isn't hurting you in the "runs smoother" department, for sure. 'Glad it's working out!
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    Construction lumber, in general, is coming down...

    Construction lumber, in general, is coming down in price across the board, but some of the anomalies we might see out there in the home centers and lumber yards could certainly be from what they paid...
  10. That may not be true for the portables that the...

    That may not be true for the portables that the OP is considering, at least yet. Cordless tools have very much gone that route, however.

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    OP, that brings up something to consider. There are...
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    No experience, although I actually touched one...

    No experience, although I actually touched one years ago. They were a decent dedicated resaw machine back in the day.
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    Bryan, no, I'm not up for doing my own spray foam...

    Bryan, no, I'm not up for doing my own spray foam other than corner sealing. I'll get some more current quotes, however, once I'm closer to build. Getting response has been difficult and I may have...
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    Steve, I don't disagree with TWW's logic on...

    Steve, I don't disagree with TWW's logic on that...a whole bunch of cross cutting really is at 90 in my experience, so a fixed fixture, as it were, can be ideal for a lot of that work. I don't...
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    I've been thinking about the same thing as I...

    I've been thinking about the same thing as I visited this thread each day to see what folks have been saying. I suspect that a digital scale would be a lot more reliable than the optical sensors...
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    As decent and capable that Mach4 is, Acorn is...

    As decent and capable that Mach4 is, Acorn is very much next level, IMHO. It's nice that the option is there to folks to do an upgrade like that.
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    Yea, it's not something that might be immediately...

    Yea, it's not something that might be immediately intuitive, but scoring capability can sometimes be a "problem solver" and I'm looking forward to the new slider I bought for the new shop which...
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    "Old stock" can do that sometimes, even though...

    "Old stock" can do that sometimes, even though Zinsser products do seem to have a reasonable shelf life. 'Hope the uber-thin coating resolved things for you!
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    Mike, while I don't use scoring the majority of...

    Mike, while I don't use scoring the majority of the time with solid stock, I have employed it occasionally for something that it was critical for me to get a very clean cut both top and bottom. It's...
  19. That was likely a very good choice for this...

    That was likely a very good choice for this application...designed for the task for sure.
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    I"ve only had a cabinet saw in my (temporary...

    I"ve only had a cabinet saw in my (temporary shop) for about a year right now and I had to nearly immediately make up a crosscut sled in order to safely (at least for me) do that kind of work. A sled...
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    Stan, you probably could use metal, but he glue...

    Stan, you probably could use metal, but he glue choice would be what it is for metal to wood in a high stress situation and it would be hard to "make it disappear" after finishing. The wood splines...
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    Making that movable should be, um..."fun"...I'm...

    Making that movable should be, um..."fun"...I'm thinking you need a free-standing stand with casters and need to use quick connect ducting at least at the inlet to accomplish that!
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    You "should" be able to clean the product off...

    You "should" be able to clean the product off with multiple applications of mineral spirits/naphtha and constantly clean/new rags. It takes patience, but you should be able to do that. That said, be...
  24. What Johnathan said is how I've handled this in...

    What Johnathan said is how I've handled this in the past. If an outfeed solution is "free standing" the way around having a gap is to overhang the outfeed top so it carries over the saw's rear rail.
  25. To do a machined chamfer like you describe, it's...

    To do a machined chamfer like you describe, it's likely best to do it prior to assembly so you can take advantage of a fence. At this point, I'd do the abrasives route...make a jig that holds the...
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