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    Oil of any kind will seep under and degrade...

    Oil of any kind will seep under and degrade ,dissolve gummy glues on metals.
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    I’ve got a Hold-Heat I bought for $3 at a yard...

    I’ve got a Hold-Heat I bought for $3 at a yard sale, but I don’t think it’s any better than a Crock Pot that has a real degree setting instead
    of “warm”, “warmer”…. And you can always use a good...
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    John, That would make a terrific children’s book !

    John, That would make a terrific children’s book !
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    Oh yeah! ,Kevin. Mine is an Emmert , It opens...

    Oh yeah! ,Kevin. Mine is an Emmert , It opens at least a foot ,and jaw length is ,I think 16” . Some of them have 18” length. Got it by sheer
    luck. Guy I was working for bought bunch of shop...
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    My bench is a nailed and screwed together bunch...

    My bench is a nailed and screwed together bunch of 2 by 4 lumber . It looks like a short bridge. The top is nice, 3 and 3/8ths thick beech.
    The pieces are about 1 and 3/8ths . Has a nice old Emmert...
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    Maybe someone will do a book on “Route 66”TV...

    Maybe someone will do a book on “Route 66”TV benches . Will probably be mostly modifications of road side picnic tables that can be made
    and used before the angry residents decide you murdered one...
  7. I wouldn’t worry about bugs in walnut if all the...

    I wouldn’t worry about bugs in walnut if all the sapwood is removed. Walnut has been used for out-buildings and such because of its
    formerly known to people resistance to being eaten. The bugs...
  8. With dowels I drive them through a 1” thick piece...

    With dowels I drive them through a 1” thick piece of steel drilled with holes and then slightly countersunk. Yellow glue is mixed with small amount of water that makes the dowels swell tight. Too...
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    I have a friend who has for many years worked...

    I have a friend who has for many years worked selling ads for local newspaper. Years ago he told me that the distribution and printing of the papers was
    so difficult and expensive that they would...
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    I’ve never had any luck using light cuts to avoid...

    I’ve never had any luck using light cuts to avoid tear-out. But maybe my luck is ready to turn!! If you don’t like the idea of climb cuts,
    you can use sandpaper to slightly round corner before...
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    There are a number of things that are much harder...

    There are a number of things that are much harder to get out of than Next Door. Like JURY “DUTY” and if you want to get out of
    that just ask the judge “ how did you get my name?” Some win a...
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    You can use a small round over bit to climb cut...

    You can use a small round over bit to climb cut safely. Then change bit to “real cut” (non climb cut) profile , that is safe and it greatly cuts down on tear out.
    Think of it as stopping a...
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    3rd one looks round because it is close to round...

    3rd one looks round because it is close to round . IMO it’s seldom worth the time to make something like that unless it’s for an existing fine
    piece, for sophisticated buyer.
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    The string method is the easiest, plenty of it on...

    The string method is the easiest, plenty of it on line. I too have to make an oval frame ,gonna use two layers of wood . Both will be segmented pieces rub glued or pinch dogged. The layers will over...
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    When I was a kid , turkeys were the scariest...

    When I was a kid , turkeys were the scariest animals, because of that ugly red piece of meat they wear on their face , but I always wanted to
    pat a tiger ,…my Grama had cats had they were tame. But...
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    It doesn’t cost anything and it covers...

    It doesn’t cost anything and it covers neighborhood news and deals. We have gotten some good finds on a lot of things. It also covers news . A great
    lady was raped and killed not far from us a...
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    Yes, I do remember that ! Did you see me on the...

    Yes, I do remember that ! Did you see me on the segment where the expert told me my Venus De Milo “would be even
    more valuable if I hadn’t put on the new arms ?!
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    Looks like a decoy to me. The head on backwards...

    Looks like a decoy to me. The head on backwards is the only mistake ! But it’s an easy fix.
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    I wouldn’t try to match it. Many fine antique...

    I wouldn’t try to match it. Many fine antique tables have tops that are too light because they were exposed to sunlight. But they don’t get
    ”refinished” ,they get to be complimented on their...
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    The YELLOW ones !

    The YELLOW ones !
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    I would check the suitcases at a Restore.

    I would check the suitcases at a Restore.
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    Might be that they are losing ground to Maka. We...

    Might be that they are losing ground to Maka. We used a lot of the “hollow chisels” in making window sash, no matter how carefully they
    are used they just don’t last long. If you want a...
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    North Eastern WP is great stuff. Works easily,...

    North Eastern WP is great stuff. Works easily, stable ,and has less pitch than most other pines.
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    Some good machine feeders are, or used to be ,...

    Some good machine feeders are, or used to be , sold new with really bad tires that have no grip. Be carefull.
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    I’ve heard of putting in new ink to make the...

    I’ve heard of putting in new ink to make the increment lines easier to see. I suggest you will find what you need if you find that.
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