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    2mm is waaaaay too deep a cut. That is not...

    2mm is waaaaay too deep a cut. That is not planing, that is excavating. :^)
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    It makes it easier to buy beer.

    It makes it easier to buy beer.
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    The data they're mainly talking about is your...

    The data they're mainly talking about is your face. Facial recognition and face databases are a really big thing right now. Don't disclose your location. Wear a mask when you go outside. Hide from...
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    Yes. Yes they are.

    Yes. Yes they are.
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    Ron Hock's book. (Leonard Lee's book is more...

    Ron Hock's book.

    (Leonard Lee's book is more general, but less specific.)
  6. Well, this is _kind_ of tool-related. A lot of...

    Well, this is _kind_ of tool-related. A lot of other retailers are trying to maintain your attention span during Prime Days, so are offering some potentially impressive deals. Yesterday morning...
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    The problem with those old maps is that they...

    The problem with those old maps is that they don't include most of the streets in your area.

    Have you tried a nav system?
  8. The bottom line for me (with the P|Flux 1) was...

    The bottom line for me (with the P|Flux 1) was that it's easier to run the unit off one of my many existing 220 outlets than to have to install 30 amp 120 outlets all over the place, which is kind of...
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    I like the Bora Centipede constructions. Do they...

    I like the Bora Centipede constructions. Do they have all kinds of "machine accommodations"? No. But they are immensely storable, and only need some plywood to flower to full usefulness. Base for a...
  10. Nobody likes a quitter.

    Nobody likes a quitter.
  11. Thread: Pictures

    by Doug Dawson
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    You must have pretty good strength mounting and...

    You must have pretty good strength mounting and chains there. I don't know about you, but Norm was not a skinny man.
  12. You beat me to it. You might also point out that...

    You beat me to it. You might also point out that it will save her money, because she will no longer be watering your property as well.

    Sprinkler heads typically just unscrew below ground level, an...
  13. Be ye of good cheer! Don't be sad. I've been...

    Be ye of good cheer! Don't be sad.

    I've been using my Nordstrand flattening stone for over a year, and it's flatter now than when I bought it. And it was reasonably flat when I bought it. Large...
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    I would venture that more people in this country...

    I would venture that more people in this country are bit every year by BR spiders than by sharks. So yeah. :^)

    (I would also call that severe negligence and grounds for a lawsuit on behalf of the...
  15. I used to use diamond plates for flattening...

    I used to use diamond plates for flattening stones. Now I use one of these:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B077QCYMNX/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

    It's easier to clean,...
  16. Long since discontinued. There were issues along...

    Long since discontinued. There were issues along the lines of alignment changing, difficult to adjust, unstable, etc. (But that's never stopped anyone from selling something.) I seem to recall that...
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    Having taken care of a BR spider bite on a loved...

    Having taken care of a BR spider bite on a loved one, I would say they're about as friendly as a sleepy rattlesnake. A rattler will kill you if it wants to, if you don't get medical attention...
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    Stolen Rosewood

    Interesting article in yesterday's New York Times about Thai Rosewood being plundered by the communist chinese:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/21/world/asia/thailand-rosewood-poaching.html
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    They tend to be used in straight-grained...

    They tend to be used in straight-grained softwoods for carpentry, which makes them a bit less tricky, but nonetheless highly dependant on accurate layout, and being nearsighted. :^)
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    If there is a hell for furniture restorers, this...

    If there is a hell for furniture restorers, this is the souvenir guidebook. :^)
  21. Lately I've been using "XFasten Double Sided...

    Lately I've been using "XFasten Double Sided Tape, Removable" (keywords on amazon) and it works well for me for general woodworking. (My wife does a lot of crafts, and she was very impressed with it,...
  22. Thread: Banks !!!!

    by Doug Dawson
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    I'm reminded of the famous cartoon, depicting two...

    I'm reminded of the famous cartoon, depicting two executives from WF, 100 feet tall, striding down the street with hundreds of normal-sized people running screaming from their strides. One exec says...
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    What really trips is when you buy something that...

    What really trips is when you buy something that somebody previously returned after having it sit on their shelf at home for several years. (I'm looking at you, BORG!)
  24. Thread: Pecan

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    From how you describe it, depending on the angle...

    From how you describe it, depending on the angle at which the two main trunks were growing away from each other, it sounds like you've probably got a lot of reaction wood there.

    Plus, it's a yard...
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    If I ever got any of these, it would be a good...

    If I ever got any of these, it would be a good opportunity to practice my chinese.
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