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    Policy changed recently. This will fix it:...

    Policy changed recently. This will fix it: https://sawmillcreek.org/payments.php Cheap and painless with PayPal.


    JKJ
  2. Don't know if this is the same method: If I...

    Don't know if this is the same method: If I choose "Go Advanced" at the bottom a message I'm creating or editing, scrolling down and picking "Manage Attachments" brings up this box:

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    Very nice! Signing by woodburning is difficult....

    Very nice! Signing by woodburning is difficult. A tip wit tiny ball on the end seems the be the best. i generally use pigment-based marers such as the Faber Castell Pitt pens:...
  4. Thread: Gum Wood

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    You can read about domestic sweet gum/red gum...

    You can read about domestic sweet gum/red gum "Liquidambar styraciflua" here: https://www.wood-database.com/blue-gum/
    and compare it to imported Blue Gum, Tasmanian Blue Gum "Eucalyptus globulus"...
  5. Nice idea. Does it fit in the metal tray with...

    Nice idea. Does it fit in the metal tray with the bungee cords that WoodMizer provides (or at least provided on my LT-15)?

    My experience with plastic outside in the sun (buckets, etc) is...
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    I haven't tried putting india ink on wood and...

    I haven't tried putting india ink on wood and smoothing. Maybe wet sanding with very fine paper? (800 or so?) If you sand through the ink in places perhaps you can re-blacken with leather dye.
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    How strong your connection needs to be depends on the tool, how strong the wood is, and how rough you are! (i.e., are you prone to big catches?) A big spindle gouge used on big stock or heavy...
  8. I have no business but a farm and get farm tax...

    I have no business but a farm and get farm tax exemption. Careful not to abuse it. Fortunately, the farm stores make this easy and automatically omit sales tax on items that qualify, for example...
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    I've read several reports over the years of...

    I've read several reports over the years of problems finishing wood with walnut oil made for consumption.

    JKJ
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    Nice! I've made several of these, not full...

    Nice!

    I've made several of these, not full size but miniature. I start with a photograph, make a profile in photoshop, then cut out a template to work from.

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    Made these...
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    Can you make a cover out of plexiglass or...

    Can you make a cover out of plexiglass or something with a hinged section that gives access to one side of the layout for play without help?

    I'm imagining an L-shaped section with a handle that...
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    And for the woodturning side of woodworking: -...

    And for the woodturning side of woodworking:

    - Use hand scrapers off the lathe instead of power sanding, coarse sandpaper, and clouds of dust. I can often start with paper others end with and get...
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    Table saw and turning addiction

    I've seen much evidence over the years about the addiction. Turning for fun certainly fits in the lifestyle of many busy people. I can always go to the shop and start and finish something simple...
  14. I like the emailed receipt idea. I've never...

    I like the emailed receipt idea. I've never done that but I can see it's a smart thing to do.



    A friend who worked at HD said they have a huge problem with people walking out one door with...
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    I love to browse the equipment forums. With...

    I love to browse the equipment forums. With tractor, skid steer, excavator and three other farm machines with diesel engines there is a lot of valuable experience there for me. (Some are not well...
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    I discovered the same thing about helmets. The...

    I discovered the same thing about helmets. The cheap ones did work. The better ones are well worth the expense.

    Which TIG did you get? I looked around a little but bought the Miller...
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    Gluing unknown wood

    Some exotic hardwoods contain oils and resins that may require special steps and/or glue.

    This article has some good information: ...
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    It could be one of many species. People who make...

    It could be one of many species. People who make instruments sometimes use wood from all over the world. Without more information one guess is as good as another with just that picture.
    If that is...
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    Cloud in New Hampshire

    Not only were the leaf color incredible in New England, so was the sky. I took this shot of a cloud late in the afternoon just over the top of the Saco River covered bridge in Conway. Kind of...
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    While driving around New England last week I saw...

    While driving around New England last week I saw two phone booths, both usable. One was on a college campus looked like the pay phone had been replaced by a campus phone.

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    Same here, both on the recommendation and past...

    Same here, both on the recommendation and past experience.

    JKJ
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    If buying new, you can find plastic sheet with...

    If buying new, you can find plastic sheet with special protective paper stuck to each side. This not only give you something to draw on and allows a smoother cut, but protects the plastic from...
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    That's exactly what I was thinking. If he lived...

    That's exactly what I was thinking. If he lived close and needed small or thin pieces, I could probably cut some or save some I would otherwise burn.

    JKJ
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    Dennis, I looked at the helmet I use the most:...

    Dennis, I looked at the helmet I use the most: https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?277282-Auto-Darkening-Welding-Helmet&p=2957634#post2957634
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    It won't hurt the blade. I've cut a lot of...

    It won't hurt the blade. I've cut a lot of plexiglass (acrylic) on the bandsaw, mostly to make templates. I use whatever blade I have installed, usually a 3 or 4 TPI. A blade with finer teeth...
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