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  1. I have two of the Centipede thingies...they were...

    I have two of the Centipede thingies...they were on sale at Lowes a couple years ago for a "you don't buy this you're stupid" low price. They are great for things like breaking down sheet goods. Yes,...
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    I will add that running a 3/4" resaw type blade...

    I will add that running a 3/4" resaw type blade on a 14" saw is going to produce fatigue a lot faster than on a larger wheeled machine. I agree with the advise about the "where" of the break, too.
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    Sam...your jointery should always be done with...

    Sam...your jointery should always be done with wood movement in mind. If you do that, you'll be fine. Furniture can be built year-round if it's done correctly. You should have zero issues completing...
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    The biggest mistake folks make when learning to...

    The biggest mistake folks make when learning to use their jointers is pressing down on the material, particularly on the infeed side. :) The whole idea behind a jointer is to take off the high spots...
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    Clearly, the only solution without having a...

    Clearly, the only solution without having a second interior unit for the office is to provide pathways for heated/cooled air to get into the office and vice versa. For noise reduction the pathway(s)...
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    Wee bit o' teamwork there... :)

    Wee bit o' teamwork there... :)
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    Formal attention to makeup air in residential...

    Formal attention to makeup air in residential structures is a more recent thing as energy efficiency requirements grew and products like closed cell spray foam and extensive infiltration sealing...
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    My mother made strawberry rhubarb pie every year...

    My mother made strawberry rhubarb pie every year when I was growing up.
  9. I bought that a couple years ago when I caught a...

    I bought that a couple years ago when I caught a show discount opportunity...mine's the metric equivalent, but obviously the same product otherwise. I haven't really used it much, likely because not...
  10. I have an older FS350 with the Tersa head and...

    I have an older FS350 with the Tersa head and have never felt the need for a spiral head. I actually like the quick change/quick adjust capability of Tersa. The company has always taken care of me,...
  11. I start making mine before I leave it. :) But...

    I start making mine before I leave it. :) But that didn't come from mom...it's because I'm weird. Thus saith Professor Dr SWMBO. :) :D
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    I have seen many folks who are in the "just...

    I have seen many folks who are in the "just right" category, too... But in the end, it may even vary with project. There are some things I'm more meticulous with and sometimes over build and other...
  13. How you size the banding depends upon the design...

    How you size the banding depends upon the design of the project and whether or not you plan on applying an edge treatment (routing a profile) or not. Obviously, a plain edge can be very thin....
  14. Commonly known as "tank tops", too... :)

    Commonly known as "tank tops", too... :)
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    That was a very nice buy! Personally, I'd go the...

    That was a very nice buy! Personally, I'd go the panel route because it's cleanest and makes it easier over time as you adopt more and more "big iron" for your shop. It also mitigates insurance...
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    You may need a bearing puller, etc., to do the...

    You may need a bearing puller, etc., to do the work.
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    Scrape off as much as possible and then try using...

    Scrape off as much as possible and then try using mineral spirits to clean off as much of the remaining as possible. What little is left at that point will likely get machined off. Obviously, you do...
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    The VFD needs to have contacts and programming...

    The VFD needs to have contacts and programming that permits remote on/off of the output side of the VFD. That shouldn't be a problem...CNC machines use that capability. You may need a different...
  19. Another alternative is resin inlay after CNC...

    Another alternative is resin inlay after CNC pocketing, multi-step for multiple colors if they overlap.
  20. I'd use a pad, but depending on the nature of the...

    I'd use a pad, but depending on the nature of the deck boards, you may still need to brush the "cracks/edges" to get full coverage.
  21. Yea, that's really true. Shadow lines really have...

    Yea, that's really true. Shadow lines really have a lot of value. I did a slight setback on the trim to provide a nice 1/8" x 1/8" shadow line around the window opening, too. It's amazing how...
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    Kevin, that is not a particularly large room,...

    Kevin, that is not a particularly large room, honestly, so aside from considerations around air circulation and filtration that has largely been a part of this discussion, limiting concurrent use to...
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    Don't underestimate the value of a quality,...

    Don't underestimate the value of a quality, sturdy bench and accoutrements relative to the work you will produce using it. Make that benchtop surface true and your joinery and assembly will improve...
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    Holly, once you have it uncovered and things...

    Holly, once you have it uncovered and things sorted, you can list it here at Sawmill Creek in the Classifieds...you just need to click on the "Donate" button up above and become a Contributor for at...
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    I'd take that 3" conduit right to the panel in...

    I'd take that 3" conduit right to the panel in the size it is to preserve the space capability and use the 2.25" punch-out with appropriate fittings to get it connected. Dropping the diameter to...
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