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    When I was in college, got a job cleaning up the...

    When I was in college, got a job cleaning up the wood shop after classes. When finished early, was given the job of making wooden pieces to fit hand tools, so they could obviously be put back in...
  2. Thread: Shop Radio

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    If you plan to watch tv in the shop, you will...

    If you plan to watch tv in the shop, you will have to change the name to "man cave".
  3. When you purchase a beam like that, an engineer...

    When you purchase a beam like that, an engineer sizes the beam for you. I mean the company selling the beam has a person who looks at the application and sizes the beam, so the city building...
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    You must have high ceilings. My ceiling is 9'...

    You must have high ceilings. My ceiling is 9' and I have maybe a foot of flex between the cyclone and the drum. If you use a clear pipe it will give you a good view of your barrel filling up if it...
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    Brian, have only heard the saying " that guy...

    Brian, have only heard the saying " that guy could break an anvil in a sandbox", but guess there really are guys working at UPS who can do it!
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    I have the Oshlun, and it cuts fine, but mine was...

    I have the Oshlun, and it cuts fine, but mine was a little tight on the arbor of my Unisaw, so had my machinist buddy ream it slightly so it would slide over the arbor. He said he only took off...
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    You didn't post your age, which has something to...

    You didn't post your age, which has something to do with this question. I bought a MM16 15 years ago, and have not used it hard enough to hurt it. I use it for feet on my chests, once in a while I...
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    I used to save scraps, then got a bandmill, and a...

    I used to save scraps, then got a bandmill, and a wood furnace, and no more problem. Do save the better looking scraps thinking it would make a nice raised panel, but a neighbor asked me for scraps,...
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    If you are going to go through with this...

    If you are going to go through with this fabrication, make the cyclone body the same size as the ones sold by Oneida and other companies, with a long cone, as the 18" diameter seems to work very...
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    A neighbor brought all the damaged cabinets he...

    A neighbor brought all the damaged cabinets he bought at the re use it store to my shop for repair. I patched them up and he installed them in his house.
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    When I was getting ready to install the wood...

    When I was getting ready to install the wood floor in my shop, they had the flooring stapler for 90.79. So I bought it, used it, and it still worked when I was finished. A lot of their merchandise...
  12. Grizzly industrial

    Grizzly industrial
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    Before they came out with the rolls of foam, they...

    Before they came out with the rolls of foam, they sold rolls of fiberglass insulation, so if you prefer fiberglass to the foam, just cut some R11 into strips the width of your sill.
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    If you have a place to heat the wood, about 150...

    If you have a place to heat the wood, about 150 degrees F for a few hours will kill all the bugs and the eggs.
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    I sawed some for a friend, it had green spots and...

    I sawed some for a friend, it had green spots and dry spots. When I hit the dry spots, the mill about died. The blade would just stop cutting. Finally got through it, but was nasty. If it is...
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    If you know any contractors in the area, you...

    If you know any contractors in the area, you might ask to pick up a used suspended ceiling when someone is doing a remodel of a commercial building, as the ceilings and the 2x4' troffer lights...
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    Why not just buy the SSD XL 6" for 240$? Might...

    Why not just buy the SSD XL 6" for 240$? Might also check with ebay as someone used to sell a sheet metal cyclone on there.
  18. My K3 hose went bad soon after receiving it, and...

    My K3 hose went bad soon after receiving it, and thankfully, it was just a standard 4" hose. The fitting on the saw required an adapter to use a 4" connection, so thought it might be a metric size...
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    I have both an edge sander and tiny open end...

    I have both an edge sander and tiny open end widebelt sander, and would hate to do without either. Use the edge sander on most every panel, top, frame, door, and drawer front, and use the round end...
  20. Depends on how fresh you cut it.

    Depends on how fresh you cut it.
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    I have a central furnace and air in my shop, used...

    I have a central furnace and air in my shop, used the units from the house when upgrading to new, they are both high efficiency, although not nearly as high as the new mini split systems, so was...
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    Yellow pine is a kind of kinky wood, have seen...

    Yellow pine is a kind of kinky wood, have seen floor joists move after being installed, so would look at a hardwood. Made a router top from ash years ago, and it has stayed flat, but put finish on...
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    Bill, would not some water make your dust bin...

    Bill, would not some water make your dust bin pretty heavy?
  24. Ash is a sticky hardwood, and you need lube to...

    Ash is a sticky hardwood, and you need lube to cut it, or the stuff sticks to your blade.
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    There is a lot of discussion on Forestry Forum...

    There is a lot of discussion on Forestry Forum about this issue. The Wood DR Gene Wengert posts there.
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