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    FS-350 - Idler Tire

    While doing a "marathon" milling session today for a client project, my FS-350 started to get noisy and there was that absolutely wonderful aroma of, um...burnt rubber. A bit of investigation...
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    JR Nailed it....alternate years; Atlanta one...

    JR Nailed it....alternate years; Atlanta one year; Vegas the next, rinse, repeat...
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    I've done this a few times recently for some...

    I've done this a few times recently for some alternative body types that I had the PDF for but I've not done it from pape plans. Nice job!

    But the finished guitars shown are Telecaster-types... ;)
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    Don't sand. Scrape.

    Don't sand. Scrape.
  5. I take things like that to a local shop (one of...

    I take things like that to a local shop (one of my hardwood suppliers) and have them run them through their wide sander to level everything after final assembly. It's never cost me more than $25. And...
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    In your searches, try using the term "perfing" to...

    In your searches, try using the term "perfing" to see if anything like you want comes up.
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    The most dangerous dust isn't visible or...

    The most dangerous dust isn't visible or noticable and a lot of material comes off the top of the blade. It doesn't matter what kind of table saw it is...from a $200 cheap portable all the way up to...
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    Make your mortises first and then size your...

    Make your mortises first and then size your tenons to fit them exactly. It's much harder to do it the other way around. ;) If you create a "story stick"/template, you'll be able to mark up things...
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    Speed and heat are related and some metals...

    Speed and heat are related and some metals benefit from lower speeds as a result. Whether or not you will benefit from that high range of speed variability will depend upon the specific tools and...
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    You should have less of a problem with this when...

    You should have less of a problem with this when you start working with better material. Construction grade 2x lumber is actually harder to work with than properly dried hardwoods...it moves a lot,...
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    That's sad...he was pretty prolific and I've read...

    That's sad...he was pretty prolific and I've read many of his books, although none lately due to cost since I'm avid on Kindle Unlimited. I will hazard a guess that some new books with his name on...
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    The arbor on my slider is pretty darn snug with...

    The arbor on my slider is pretty darn snug with my blades...very close tolerance. Fortunately, I don't change blades very often. :)
  13. It's a valid question, John...most folks don't...

    It's a valid question, John...most folks don't know tools by model numbers since there are literally thousands of them and clarification helps people provide helpful responses. :) I've been here...
  14. If you can actually get material that's...

    If you can actually get material that's consistent in thickness, it could help speed things up, but if it's not consistent...well...you know... ;) This is going to be a "find the right supplier" kind...
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    It's kinda supposed to be that way, Bob...but you...

    It's kinda supposed to be that way, Bob...but you can take some 600-800 grit paper or some emery cloth to the arbor to VERY SLIGHTLY clean it up by hand. It should loosen slightly over time, too, as...
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    I almost never even use the jointer for edges...

    I almost never even use the jointer for edges after straight-line ripping on the slider... :) ...which saves even more time!
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    Yes, and that's the only place that selling is...

    Yes, and that's the only place that selling is permitted. :) Another forum Contributor recently sold a number of lots of tools quite successfully.

    Jim
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    A "shoe" type "push block" is often a much better...

    A "shoe" type "push block" is often a much better choice than a "push stick". And FYI, ripping construction lumber isn't the easiest thing because they are not "dimensionally consistent". Nature of...
  19. Ring up Infinity...same folks, I believe and they...

    Ring up Infinity...same folks, I believe and they might know the details of that older cutter.
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    Ditto. There's no way that anyone else can...

    Ditto. There's no way that anyone else can provide "you" justification for a purchase... ;) BTW, you need one. :D :D :D
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    I got a ripping shoe with my slider in (I think)...

    I got a ripping shoe with my slider in (I think) 2004...it's never been used. I only keep it around so that I have it if in the distant future I sell the tool. I generally straight line rip with my...
  22. It's important to remember that the ratings for...

    It's important to remember that the ratings for mass market dust collectors are "very optimistic" relative to real-world once you have duct/hose and filters involved. For many of them, the big number...
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    That looks nice and sturdy...and yea, flat is...

    That looks nice and sturdy...and yea, flat is good. Very good. :)
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    On-site extruded seamless gutters are the best...

    On-site extruded seamless gutters are the best way to do it!

    Charlie, it would be nice to be able to do diffusers and a French drain, but many of us have properties that are not suitable for that,...
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    Thanks, Pete. There indeed is a wonderful thing...

    Thanks, Pete. There indeed is a wonderful thing about keeping "something" in the family long term and I'm glad that Mom earmarked it for me. (My brother got the giant family portrait from back when I...
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