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    Yes! Great idea on how to use small scraps for...

    Yes! Great idea on how to use small scraps for the lid.

    David "....I’m getting better of hiding my mistakes... " this is the truth.
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    I think it looks great. I like the idea of...

    I think it looks great. I like the idea of sanding to 3k. The "feel" of a workpiece is an underrated goal. Objects that will be touched a lot like a box, should feel smooth and inviting to the...
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    I sometimes have a similar set up with a hose...

    I sometimes have a similar set up with a hose running all the way up the yard along the fence, to the garden where the spigot is.
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    jack, I dont think the ratio is too important,...

    jack, I dont think the ratio is too important, but here's an actual magazine article for reference so you know its not just my SWAG. ...
  5. get a big plank of walnut, finish it with...

    get a big plank of walnut, finish it with whatever you would normally use, and bring it to them to show the contrast. If its Ok with them, thats their choice. I have seen oak floors that had walnut...
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    A little framing and some siding and you could...

    A little framing and some siding and you could make a nice play room or greenhouse out of the new addition.
  7. Yes. If this sediment is clogging those filters,...

    Yes. If this sediment is clogging those filters, it probably also filling your hot water heater and all the sink aerators. Why don't they make the filters accessible? Because they want the washers...
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    Forgot to say, I use beeswax, bought from a local...

    Forgot to say, I use beeswax, bought from a local bee-keeper at the farmers market, to melt into the BLO. I've used paraffin wax for canning as well, even a chunk of ski wax. I'm not sure how...
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    I think you can still buy a muffler for the...

    I think you can still buy a muffler for the Ridgid that helps. But I also have a couple of small (1.5 gal) Craftsman's that I bought at garage/estate sales that I setup to use a dedicated dust...
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    jack, one way to do it is to melt the wax into...

    jack, one way to do it is to melt the wax into warm BLO and apply the gel-like mixture. You have to use a double boiler technique so as not to set the oil on fire. This way, it gives a deep rich...
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    The Lacey Act is not to be trifled with. Ask the...

    The Lacey Act is not to be trifled with. Ask the Gibson Guitar company. Sure people get away with things like that, but there are for sure builders and customers who do care if its legal.
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    There are new blood-clotting first aid products...

    There are new blood-clotting first aid products available now that when applied to a wound will quickly stop the bleeding. They're based on products developed for the military. They're not cheap,...
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    It was the MS change to Edge that converted me to...

    It was the MS change to Edge that converted me to a MAC. I cant provide technical reasons, but it did not seem to provide any additional features useful to me.
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    Nice and clean look to it. I've made a couple...

    Nice and clean look to it. I've made a couple with slightly wider tapered legs, because I thought the standard design left feet too small. But I see these look perfect proportion.
  15. Looks great. I had not seen that body style...

    Looks great. I had not seen that body style before.
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    I meant the sheet metal screws previously...

    I meant the sheet metal screws previously referred to. I dont know if it was the green-ness or the end-grain that was the problem but all four screws pulled out at once with a very slight catch,...
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    Maybe its obvious to experienced folks, but I had...

    Maybe its obvious to experienced folks, but I had a major failure of faceplate/machine screws trying to turn end grain in green wood.
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    Thanks for the ideas. Handles look a lot nicer...

    Thanks for the ideas. Handles look a lot nicer than the usual options.
  19. Yes on the sink cutout. You can sometimes find...

    Yes on the sink cutout. You can sometimes find them at Habitat ReStore, as well as a kitchen remodeling shop. The shop I went to had a pile of them that they kept just for this purpose -$2-3 each. ...
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    Countless hours of education and entertainment,...

    Countless hours of education and entertainment, for the cost of one woodworking magazine.
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    I have seen some questionable Chinese N95 masks...

    I have seen some questionable Chinese N95 masks for sale, including at my local Ace. N95 was printed on the package bu there were no markings to indicate NIOSH approval which makes me think they're...
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    I had one for a long time. short answer: no,...

    I had one for a long time. short answer: no, look for something newer and better. Its not really a job site saw. It just looks like one. I think the major components would be too wobbly to survive...
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    Thanks for sharing Ollie, it looks great. The...

    Thanks for sharing Ollie, it looks great. The first thing that came to mind is that you should make a couple of guitar stands to match.
  24. Except for very simple things, I have learned...

    Except for very simple things, I have learned that when I try to wing it, I'll run into problems, miss details, or get proportions wrong. So I prefer to work from magazine articles or plans from the...
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    I looked on eBay and if they're the same ones...

    I looked on eBay and if they're the same ones we're talking about, a Tideway 45 degree chamfer bit is around $5 for 1/4" and $12 for 1/2". Whoa. That's hard to beat, or trust.
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