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    John, I have a Triton MOF001 as a dedicated...

    John,

    I have a Triton MOF001 as a dedicated table router, and am happy with it. One advantage of the Triton is that it doesn't require a separate lift. At 2-1/4 HP, it's powerful enough for the...
  2. Steve, Good suggestions from both Jim and...

    Steve,

    Good suggestions from both Jim and Phil.

    One other question - when the legs were removed, were the joints with the legs sawed through? If so, you'll probably want to add a thin spacer...
  3. Steve, It's hard to tell from the photos, but...

    Steve,

    It's hard to tell from the photos, but my guess is that the legs were originally attached to the aprons (the pieces still attached to the underside of the table top) with a glued mortise...
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    The grain in the first pic seems awfully uniform...

    The grain in the first pic seems awfully uniform for hickory. Maybe quartersawn or rift sawn oak?
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    I think Angie's List and HomeAdvisor are owned by...

    I think Angie's List and HomeAdvisor are owned by the same company now. I don't know whether their business models are the same now, or not.
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    If the manufacturer won't help you out, you might...

    If the manufacturer won't help you out, you might try truing it yourself: https://www.popularwoodworking.com/tricks/truing-your-squares/
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    I think the advertised shelf life on Titebond III...

    I think the advertised shelf life on Titebond III is 2 years. I usually assume listed shelf life on just about any product is a conservative figure, but when you go to 3X the listed value, that...
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    Once you get that down to the 4 pairs of shoes...

    Once you get that down to the 4 pairs of shoes anybody really needs, storage will be even more efficient ;)
  9. Joe, Edge-banding refers to attaching a band...

    Joe,

    Edge-banding refers to attaching a band of solid wood to the exposed edge of sheet goods (particle board/MDF/plywood) to disguise the fact that it's sheet goods, and also to provide some...
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    John, This is one I've seen recommended...

    John,

    This is one I've seen recommended elsewhere, but I don't have it. There is a sample chapter you can download for free, so you might be able to get an idea whether it would suit your needs...
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    Took a look after I read Dennis's post, and...

    Took a look after I read Dennis's post, and realized that I almost never see Amazon's home page. I almost always wind up on Amazon as the result of a Google search or by following a link from a...
  12. Boy Scouts does have a cooking merit badge - in...

    Boy Scouts does have a cooking merit badge - in fact, it's one of the original merit badges, created in 1911, and it's one of the dozen or so that is required to become an Eagle Scout.

    The...
  13. I think an experienced HVAC guy (or gal) should...

    I think an experienced HVAC guy (or gal) should be able to ask a few questions about the current system, walk through the house, look at the windows, ask about the insulation, take a few...
  14. Wow - glad I don't live in Western Nebraska! I...

    Wow - glad I don't live in Western Nebraska! I realize it's been ten years or so since the Great Recession, and skilled tradespeople are in short supply in a lot of places, but I don't quite see...
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    Andy, We built a new home ~ 3 years ago, and...

    Andy,

    We built a new home ~ 3 years ago, and went with white Shaker-style cabinets in the kitchen - solid maple rails and stiles, with MDF panels. Our builder had us sign a disclaimer, at least...
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    Ellen, I had good results repairing a couple...

    Ellen,

    I had good results repairing a couple of small chips in our kitchen countertop using a kit from these guys: https://acrylicrepair.com/corian-repair-kit . The countertop was a "granite"...
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    I agree with Paul. We had Corian installed in...

    I agree with Paul. We had Corian installed in the kitchen in our old house, and it was 1/2" material over a particle board substrate, with built-up edges. Same deal with the bathroom vanity tops in...
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    That's the way Dad taught me to do it.

    That's the way Dad taught me to do it.
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    I wear carpenter-style jeans, and the phone goes...

    I wear carpenter-style jeans, and the phone goes in the pocket on my right thigh. Won't fall out, but easy to retrieve. With the phone on vibrate, I can usually feel it if it rings.
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    No first-hand experience, but I'd worry about...

    No first-hand experience, but I'd worry about humidity, and the possibility of mold and mildew. We might be getting to the time of year when it won't be a problem for a while, but come spring it...
  21. Joe, I'd definitely stick with 3/4" for both...

    Joe,

    I'd definitely stick with 3/4" for both vertical and horizontal components.

    I understand you're not interested in the pre-fab organizers, but for planning purposes, you might want to look...
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    I bought paper plans for an A&C side chair from...

    I bought paper plans for an A&C side chair from Taunton Press a few months back. Pretty nice - includes full-scale outlines of some of the parts for easy template making. Don't know if they have...
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    Tandy Leather is another option for remnants. ...

    Tandy Leather is another option for remnants. They have stores near Cleveland and near Pittsburgh, and also sell on-line.
  24. The manual for our GE fridge says the glass...

    The manual for our GE fridge says the glass shelves are rated for 35 lb/sq.ft., but they recommend no more than 50 lbs. total for a full-width shelf. If my math is right, your five 12-packs would be...
  25. Rockler's web site says they have a maximum...

    Rockler's web site says they have a maximum opening of 6" and a 2-1/2" throat depth. What size do you need?
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