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  1. Thread: Mixol ?

    by John TenEyck
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    20 ml is 20 grams for water; probably close to...

    20 ml is 20 grams for water; probably close to that for Mixol, too.

    John
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    I've shown this here before. You can make your...

    I've shown this here before. You can make your own tension meter for the cost of a dial indicator, some scraps of wood, and a couple of nuts and bolts. I found this basic design on YouTube.
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    Mike, a few months ago another Creeker measured...

    Mike, a few months ago another Creeker measured the tension on his brand new FB510. He could barely get to 25 K psi with a 1" blade on it; IIRC, the spring was just about fully compressed to do it. ...
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    Next time make sample boards, start to finish. ...

    Next time make sample boards, start to finish. Those would have told you that it would turn orange, and whether or not it eventually goes back to pink. Now all you can do is hope it does.

    Six...
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    Glad it worked out for you Phil. John

    Glad it worked out for you Phil.

    John
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    If you want a 20" I'd go with the MM20, or...

    If you want a 20" I'd go with the MM20, or whatever it's now called. If you want something closer to 16" I would get the 17" Grizzly G0636X. In fact, that's exactly what I bought three years ago...
  7. I mix it with sawdust and then throw in on my...

    I mix it with sawdust and then throw in on my mulch pile, so it's pretty much the same as what Brice said.

    John
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    If you really liked that shirt order a new one. ...

    If you really liked that shirt order a new one.

    John
  9. This is always a concern, but I've never had...

    This is always a concern, but I've never had edging break off if glued well to the panel. I would make the design that looks best to you and let the screws fall wherever the end up, plywood or...
  10. I think you just have to pull harder. IIRC there...

    I think you just have to pull harder. IIRC there is no locking device. Pull them straight apart, w/o twisting, wtc.

    John
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    I had an Inca J/P for 25 years. Awesome machine,...

    I had an Inca J/P for 25 years. Awesome machine, especially for someone with limited space but not limited ambition. That little machine punches way above its size.
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    Welcome to the confusing world of product...

    Welcome to the confusing world of product labeling.
    Waterborne lacquer is no different than latex paint. Well, yes, they have different properties after drying, but they both are just a...
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    Used. And a fixed outfeed table makes it a...

    Used. And a fixed outfeed table makes it a little harder but not that much, so I wouldn't shy away if you get a good deal. Especially on a 6" which you will like upgrade from anyway. If the tables...
  14. Thread: Jointer

    by John TenEyck
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    Buy used. Buy at least an 8" one. No one who...

    Buy used. Buy at least an 8" one. No one who wants to face joint lumber stays with a 6" one for long. I have a 14" one and it's still not too big. Don't worry about helical heads. Straight...
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    I order it through my local full service lumber...

    I order it through my local full service lumber yard. If you have a local sign making outfit they might be willing to sell you some.
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    That's my experience, yes. I started out with...

    That's my experience, yes. I started out with Ipe' Oil when I first built it. That faded within a couple of months which was disappointing but not nearly as frustrating as the dirt and black mold...
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    I always come to grief if I don't let the first...

    I always come to grief if I don't let the first coat dry for about 24 hours. A lot of the first coat goes into the wood and even though it may seem dry on the surface the stuff inside isn't and...
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    Put some of your Aqua Coat onto a clean piece of...

    Put some of your Aqua Coat onto a clean piece of glass with a foam brush. If you see craters then something is wrong with the Aqua Coat. If you don't then try spraying some on another piece of...
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    That should be a good match for the products you...

    That should be a good match for the products you want to spray and your compressor. Curt, I read the specs. to say 4.5 cfm at 40 psi.

    If it has a little plastic filter in the gun body just below...
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    That's why dyes, stains, and glazes were...

    That's why dyes, stains, and glazes were developed. You will almost never be able to get a perfect color match with woods like walnut, cherry, and others. After a hundred years it would be almost...
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    I have an Ipe' deck. Does complete stripping and...

    I have an Ipe' deck. Does complete stripping and refinishing every year sound like fun?

    John
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    This. No wood does well over the long haul...

    This.

    No wood does well over the long haul outside unless you like weathered gray, at best, and black mold, moss, and a host of other issues in many cases. On finished wood there's the upkeep...
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    Really, really nice project Bill. What was the...

    Really, really nice project Bill. What was the finish?

    John
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    Try oxalic acid (available at your local ACE...

    Try oxalic acid (available at your local ACE hardware store) in water on a small area, preferably on the back of one of the leaves if there are similar stains there, too. If it works, you likely...
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    If you want to spray thick paint those sprayers...

    If you want to spray thick paint those sprayers will do a good job. If you want to spray low viscosity finishes like shellac or clearcoats, you would be far better off with a HVLP spray gun, either...
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