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  1. You can adjust it for making bird houses ,cutting...

    You can adjust it for making bird houses ,cutting boards, and turning rough wood into less rough wood. For critical work
    like trying to make a sprung joint , 1 and 1/2 thousandths is a lot in both...
  2. Yep, to all. The scale of birds-eye is too small...

    Yep, to all. The scale of birds-eye is too small ,too. Better to use it for something you can ponder close up at leisure. Itís not for
    background duty ,and even a soap bubble can distort or...
  3. We used the ATB mainly for laminate. For a 10...

    We used the ATB mainly for laminate. For a 10 inch rip blade I like 18 tooth, definitely faster than 20 tooth.
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    Iíve heard the wood has some kind of cultural...

    Iíve heard the wood has some kind of cultural significance that makes it valuable, not any special look or durability.
  5. I had one of of those years ago. They are slow...

    I had one of of those years ago. They are slow but just the right thing for those who can not yet use higher RPM without burning the tool
    edge. The shipping is probably the big issue, try to find...
  6. Steven, We are wishing you a record setting...

    Steven, We are wishing you a record setting recovery. We know you like to stay busy, but donít try to help the Docs, leave your tools at home!
  7. I would use dye stain. I donít like the oil...

    I would use dye stain. I donít like the oil stains on anything.
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    I would agree completely with John on a formal...

    I would agree completely with John on a formal piece, but on a hutch , I think itís okay. Itís my hutch hunch.... And of course a factory made
    modern hutch would be ďtoned ď into a brown paint job.
  9. I suggest using bed bolts and making small covers...

    I suggest using bed bolts and making small covers for the heads from the same wood. Many years from now the bolt up beds will be saved
    when other beds are thrown out.
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    Agree with all. Another treatment that was used...

    Agree with all. Another treatment that was used for the inside back is cloth or wall paper. Put up with tacks for easy change out. They looked for
    color and brightness as well as nice wood and...
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    When they got too lazy to put up the wanted...

    When they got too lazy to put up the wanted posters ,I knew we were in trouble. They told me their interior decorator wanted a ďnew lookĒ
  12. I donít see how using a crock pot is settling, ...

    I donít see how using a crock pot is settling, they are much like the glue pots. But with the tax code maze, it might be possible for some to
    save money by buying new. Many here have seen guys...
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    A beautiful thing, obviously hand made and...

    A beautiful thing, obviously hand made and superior to the off the shelf stuff. I hope you were wise enough to mention to your wife, ďIím making a tool boxĒ. Tool boxes can look way too much like...
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    Break out the sandpaper. It’s been around a long...

    Break out the sandpaper. It’s been around a long time. And when I was kid I made some. Shark skin has been used too. Oh, and it’s OK to
    use a hammer instead of a rock.
  15. Thread: Junk Cars

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    Recently in this burg ,there have been thefts of...

    Recently in this burg ,there have been thefts of catalytic converters. Good running licensed cars in daylight hours. I think the perp is a skinny
    guy. But thatís just a hunch.
  16. Target has them on sale NOW !! ,for $14 dollars!....

    Target has them on sale NOW !! ,for $14 dollars!. Since most of the crock pots are large ,you will probably want to use it like a ďdouble boilerĒ.
  17. Crock pots , I think some of them have temp lines...

    Crock pots , I think some of them have temp lines and numbers ; and some just warm....etc. A cooking thermometer will work. After the
    everybody must have a crock pot craze they were going for 3...
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    The slipping is most often caused by not having...

    The slipping is most often caused by not having the bottom of bit 1/8th off the bottom of the collet.
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    Bill, that "5 to 7" year quote was from on line...

    Bill, that "5 to 7" year quote was from on line info ,I think from one of the manufacturers. I don't remember which.
    In employments I've heard many discussions about call back lists. And who was...
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    I like both. The arm support for the white one...

    I like both. The arm support for the white one makes a nice profile. I like the arms to have some slope ...even if that means you canít set a
    drink on them. I never drop them or knock them over !
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    The cars in China have to be electric....with any...

    The cars in China have to be electric....with any more pollution they wouldnít be able to see well enough to drive.
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    You get a good hold on the bit without using so...

    You get a good hold on the bit without using so much over tightening.
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    Maka is a great machine. Especially since it...

    Maka is a great machine. Especially since it doesn't use the hollow chisels which are easily broken. I don't think it will
    make a small square mortise,but unless you want to make window sash ,you...
  24. Ipe moves a lot over time....starts moving right...

    Ipe moves a lot over time....starts moving right away. I don't think it's possible to keep it edge glued for long.
  25. Hard maple costs more than soft, mainly because...

    Hard maple costs more than soft, mainly because it's whiter. I would use soft maple,which is harder than the traditional
    beech tops.
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