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    What I did

    Dean,

    My shop is 250' from the house. The method I used gives a powerful signal and was inexpensive (for me). I ran an underground ethernet cable in conduit and connected a second WiFi router...
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    I wonder if that bent part you mentioned is the...

    I wonder if that bent part you mentioned is the same as what I called a tension bracket in post #15. I have no idea what the actual name is, but the one on my Delta bent from two much tension. The...
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    Lots of past discussions here about starting...

    Lots of past discussions here about starting turning, a search might provide some excellent reading. A used lathe might be good until you are sure you like it, they you can mortgage the house and,...
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    Preventing drying destruction

    If turned green and there was no existing crack it would probably have stayed together, then possibly warped after turning (unless turned into short things). Whether it split or not might depend on...
  5. From the Bill Pentz DC site: 401800

    From the Bill Pentz DC site:

    401800
  6. I never heard of that alignment kit. My...

    I never heard of that alignment kit.

    My Performax 22-44 has been fine and tracking since I first adjusted it. I noticed some alignment info on the Joe Woodworker web site that might be...
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    What wood is it? I've had dogwood split like...

    What wood is it? I've had dogwood split like that and holly warp like that. This is holly.

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    I noticed when cutting boards on my sawmill the board was more likely to twist if the grain...
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    I have the Starrett tension gauge and it checks...

    I have the Starrett tension gauge and it checks out closely to the "long" gauge described by John TenEyck. I only used it when setting up a new size of blade on my 18" saw to see where the built in...
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    Thanks for the correct name for the thing. The...

    Thanks for the correct name for the thing.

    The braces on my Baldwin are made of wood. They are straight rods with smoothly tapered from small enough to fit into the depressions on both ends to...
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    The moon is spectacular here right now - a tiny...

    The moon is spectacular here right now - a tiny sliver of brilliant white with the rest a dark red. Well worth freezing my face off.

    My 8-year-old grandson is with us today and he is so...
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    Mine is stationary, on the ground behind my barn...

    Mine is stationary, on the ground behind my barn in the same spot for 15 years. Mine is a manual Woodmizer LT-15 with no hydraulics for personal use. I have big trailers to haul logs. If I...
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    Full lunar eclipse tonight, Jan 20

    An hour of total eclipse.

    https://www.skyandtelescope.com/observing/your-guide-to-januarys-supermoon-total-lunar-eclipse/

    https://www.timeanddate.com/eclipse/map/2019-january-21
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    I can't answer your attachment question (ask a...

    I can't answer your attachment question (ask a piano technician) but the pedal box won't affect the sound of the piano. However, the pedal height and action is critical - I wouldn't want a pedal...
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    Hey, let's here it from those who worked at...

    Hey, let's here it from those who worked at McDonalds! Around '67-68 I worked at McDonalds #10 near Pittsburgh PA. They introduced the Big Mac then and we all went to a huge gala. We got so...
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    Years ago, also around the early 2000s, I bought...

    Years ago, also around the early 2000s, I bought a stronger spring and other upgrade parts from Iturra Design for one of my bandsaws, a Delta 14". This company is well respected for bandsaw part,...
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    That's interesting, didn't see it in the...

    That's interesting, didn't see it in the pictures.
    Some hints might help identify:
    - length?
    - diameter?
    - material, Steel or unknown?
    - Long or short taper?
    - Pointed on just one end,...
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    Yikes, you are FAST! I looked at the weather...

    Yikes, you are FAST! I looked at the weather forecast for tonight, supposed to get down to 26F by daylight.

    JKJ
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    Sort of, but to me this thing doesn't qualify for...

    Sort of, but to me this thing doesn't qualify for a Rube Goldberg label. An alarm clock doesn't wake up the chicken and the egg doesn't roll down a ramp into the opener while triggering the toaster...
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    "Danish" oil finish

    I write "danish" since I don't think it has anything to do with the Danes.

    According to the experts, for example from a couple of my books on finishing, all finishes are food safe once cured. ...
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    I personally don't use poly on exotics. I like...

    I personally don't use poly on exotics. I like the look of "danish" oil on most woodturnings, sometimes beeswax, rarely lacquer, no finish on cocobolo/ebony/lignum vitae, etc (just buffed). The...
  21. If you want black, perhaps consider power coated...

    If you want black, perhaps consider power coated hinges. If the exact hinge is not available, a local company said they can powder coat small private jobs, all I needed to do was degrease and sand...
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    Me too. It's down to 44 here this morning,...

    Me too. It's down to 44 here this morning, please have appropriate sympathy for our suffering.
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    Make what you need and lose the frustsration

    Mike, I read this thread for the first time just now and after reading the first couple of messages I was going to suggest the PVC method also! I have done the heat and sizing, either with a heat...
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    They do look cheaper. Or get the mini jaw set,...

    They do look cheaper. Or get the mini jaw set, four jaws for about $30 each and sell the extras to turners at your club. It does include step jaws but of the two types of step jaws Nova offers,...
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    I saw the email today. Substitute is Jason...

    I saw the email today. Substitute is Jason Clark.

    JKJ
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