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  1. Thread: Mdf

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    Just a suggestion about blades. When I cut MDF...

    Just a suggestion about blades.

    When I cut MDF or Melamine particle board, I usually change blades to a 7 1/4" circ saw blade. Dirt cheap, and easy to find. Very thin kerf too. I hate to dull a...
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    OK, I'll bite. Why both types of blades? Even...

    OK, I'll bite. Why both types of blades? Even if I had a lifetime supply of pinned blades, plain blades are cheap, and almost universal.
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    Any politician that ends robo calls, diverts...

    Any politician that ends robo calls, diverts unwanted flooding from East of the Rockies to Western deserts, and finances the search to cure Cancer will go down in history books as the first...
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    Looking fine Anuj. Waiting to see shavings all...

    Looking fine Anuj. Waiting to see shavings all over the floor.
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    I have one that allows my Makita 18V batteries to...

    I have one that allows my Makita 18V batteries to be used on Ryobi tools. I bought an inexpensive Ryobi 18 GA brad nailer and use Makita batteries.

    Handy to have, but nailer is heavy and I don't...
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    I cannot edit my post (#2), so I would like to...

    I cannot edit my post (#2), so I would like to add that my '13 C-Max plug in shows a continuous log of electric Vs gasoline miles driven. It comes on after you shut off the car, and I had forgotten...
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    I agree. May I suggest you store your table...

    I agree.

    May I suggest you store your table saw a while. You may find you will need it.
  8. That looks a lot like the old Excalibur saw which...

    That looks a lot like the old Excalibur saw which was copied by DeWalt for their popular saw years ago. I have the original Excalibur and it is a great saw. The King has some improvements, and...
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    Cleaning up an aluminum TS table

    I bought a ShopSmith a while back, thinking I would play with it a while then give it to my son. Turns out he didn't want it, so I will be selling it soon.

    It is in great shape, but the aluminum...
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    I have both the DeWalt and the Makita. Both...

    I have both the DeWalt and the Makita. Both great, but if I had to choose I would take the DeWalt, as I prefer the switch and it plunges nicely. As I said, both are great.

    I bought the Makita,...
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    Very nice. Your first try too? Even better. ...

    Very nice. Your first try too? Even better.


    Like others, I have planned to make some for years. Someday...
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    Warren, Now that you ask......YES I have a small...

    Warren, Now that you ask......YES I have a small jump starter I carry in my car. I found out the hard way several years ago about the 12V battery controlling the whole shebang. Mine went out on my...
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    Off the wall probably, but couldn't you do it...

    Off the wall probably, but couldn't you do it with a bandsaw jig? Or Scrollsaw?
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    I would suggest using a simple 'L' fence. ...

    I would suggest using a simple 'L' fence. Nothing fancy, but it should do what you want.

    Google.... 'L' fence video.
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    To piggyback on what Jim suggested about...

    To piggyback on what Jim suggested about adjustable tables/benches, I recently bought the smallest adjustable work table they had at HD. It is 46"L and 24"W. It adjusts from somewhere around 26 to...
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    The obvious answer to Dave's question is to buy a...

    The obvious answer to Dave's question is to buy a plug in hybrid. Drive daily to work on the battery, charge at home, and use the motor to go on longer trips. My daughters Prius Prime plug in goes...
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    I like the trailer idea Jim. Can't believe I...

    I like the trailer idea Jim. Can't believe I hadn't thought of that, since I have a HD a mile away where I could rent a trailer by the day as needed. That saves me from having to use space at home...
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    We have three plug in hybrid cars at our house. ...

    We have three plug in hybrid cars at our house. two Ford C-Max Energi's, and the grand daughter's Honda Clarity. No full battery cars yet. My daughters house 6 miles away has solar, a Tesla, and a...
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    I am going the other way, and backing away from...

    I am going the other way, and backing away from full size pickups. I have always had a pickup for towing or carrying an RV...since 1968, and an El Camino before that. I sold the last boat, 5th...
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    Well, according to Google, the fad was started by...

    Well, according to Google, the fad was started by Greg Klassen, who studied at the College of the Redwoods (now the Krenov school).

    It did not say what year, but the first one took forever to...
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    Way to go! Good on Lowes also, for honoring...

    Way to go!

    Good on Lowes also, for honoring what was possibly a mistake in their ads.
  22. Like Doug says. Oversize holes should do it. ...

    Like Doug says. Oversize holes should do it.

    This may be a false assumption, but if you plan to make the rack with wooden pegs like your picture, I would be more worried about the pegs getting...
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    My Delta 14" is on a Delta 3 wheel base, with the...

    My Delta 14" is on a Delta 3 wheel base, with the third wheel being the lift/lock. It rocks a bit when up on the wheel and moving it, but I have not bolted it down.

    Don't like this type base very...
  24. A little late, but my suggestion (#6) would...

    A little late, but my suggestion (#6) would entail using only the wall portion of the metal cleat. The shelf itself would be the other side.

    Sorry, I wasn't clear.
  25. Pretty trick setup Steven. Very nicely done. ...

    Pretty trick setup Steven. Very nicely done.

    I cheaped out and just made a drawer unit with a drawer sized to 12" blades, and use 1/8" hardboard for loose spacers.

    Man, that drawer is heavy...
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