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  1. saw a past note says high speed production, ...

    saw a past note says high speed production, slower speed resawing.

    Dont bandsaw the messenger.
  2. No interest in cutting metal on a bandsaw. Id cut...

    No interest in cutting metal on a bandsaw. Id cut it on a metal bandsaw. The tool and die maker I knew had a Roll in saw. In front of me he put a chunk of 5" quality steel. We did other stuff and...
  3. David Kumm and Jack Forsberg are very...

    David Kumm and Jack Forsberg are very knowledgeable on that. Jack pointed out to me there were different speeds on one of the bandsaws I have. Just cant remember the story right now.
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    Yes common in our area. I usually call the...

    Yes common in our area. I usually call the mounties and they ride up then their horses and tie them to the tree on the front lawn.

    They tell me most people drop them and leave them part way down...
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    50" baltic one used for many years, it cross cut...

    50" baltic one used for many years, it cross cut 4 x 8's. It paid for other machines. What you need depends on what you do. It did tons of work and I didnt care about the weight.
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    ply story might have been me. Part owner of a...

    ply story might have been me. Part owner of a company close by said they decided to try a lift from China. Said it stunk so bad they left it outside. Then months later they decided to cut into a...
  7. Granny Clampet had a weather beetle.

    Granny Clampet had a weather beetle.
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    I like beaded face frame with mid rails as lining...

    I like beaded face frame with mid rails as lining up drawers is easier. You dont have to you are working to the face frame. There is already a round then a reveal. Lining fronts up can be a pain but...
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    Machine all your parts at once to your drawing...

    Machine all your parts at once to your drawing specs. You should be accurate enough that you can build from there and the drawers will fit.

    I do case first but dont think they ever taught us...
  10. quarter sawn sapelle. The terms tear out dont...

    quarter sawn sapelle. The terms tear out dont mean much as there are different levels. Both those ribbons are going in opposite directions so they shear off different, one is smooth and one is more...
  11. An old guy once told me there were over 300 types...

    An old guy once told me there were over 300 types of mahogany but i think more accurate would have been 300 types of including lots that are wannabees. I had to step down to African after Honduras...
  12. okay just to be clear i never had trouble to...

    okay just to be clear i never had trouble to plane it then stroke sand it for finishing.'

    As far as how it behaved it did not tension release like any material ive ever used. I figured a machine...
  13. Photo? we are not Kreskin, sounds like quarter...

    Photo? we are not Kreskin, sounds like quarter sawn sapele, the ribbons go opposite directions never had trouble with it, machine it then sand it on the stroke, takes stain and finish excellent.
  14. outskirt of a small town fields around me farm...

    outskirt of a small town fields around me farm 300 feet away. City green belt frozen the big developers then moved up north of highway 9. A huge company we all know all over canada and US the kids...
  15. Thread: Poplar

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    look up door and window expert Brent Hull, he...

    look up door and window expert Brent Hull, he will talk old growth and windows over 100 years old with some care along the way. Even when i did my porch I had three levels of cedar .The posts were ...
  16. Thread: Poplar

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    if I make an old piece ill use poplar over soft...

    if I make an old piece ill use poplar over soft maple as it will have an older and less clinical look to it.
  17. Thread: Dog Attack

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    I was kidding about the sit thing. James Bond...

    I was kidding about the sit thing. James Bond Movie came to mind where during a possible lion attack he says sit and it does.

    Thanks for more info that is a wild and scarey story. A switch...
  18. Thread: Poplar

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    old guys could make poplar look like mahogany....

    old guys could make poplar look like mahogany. Not exact of course but very good. Series of stains different types in layers
  19. Thread: Dog Attack

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    wholly crap Rod that is insane. Did you first...

    wholly crap Rod that is insane. Did you first try telling him to Sit?

    I tried to take a donkey with me a few times, you need a convertible and then he refused to wear his seat belt.

    You are...
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    the model was cooperating, focus on the meal. ...

    the model was cooperating, focus on the meal. Photo was taken with an ancient device called a camera, I dont have a cell phone though the list of people who have given me crap for that is pretty...
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    sometimes being pig pen is good

    This time its the left over weeping tile in the back of the yard for 20 years that is saving lives. Chipmunks have figured out this fox cant chew through it. He was trying to plus dragged one 20...
  22. its not an exact thing either if I say i used 220...

    its not an exact thing either if I say i used 220 on Cherry say well what cherry, one grain pattern 220 showed no scratch and another grain pattern it did show, non of it would show once the finish...
  23. you dont need all progressive grits on a stroke. ...

    you dont need all progressive grits on a stroke. You can skip grits. Its not the same damage as a wide belt or circle machines where you are using the next grit to take out the previous one. I dont...
  24. yes, every old european I knew had one, everyone....

    yes, every old european I knew had one, everyone.

    I dont think about the space but it is 12 feet long and wedged into a space that is not much wider right now, if its moved then long boards can...
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    I dont know ive seen Tom Cruise take out five...

    I dont know ive seen Tom Cruise take out five guys so it must be possible. Any how about Steven Segal.

    Ive been out jogging before and run into coyotes. Im on the edge of a town and its not...
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