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    Electric can opener in green? The small 'bullet'...

    Electric can opener in green? The small 'bullet' blenders? Electric carving knife? (Or nearly any small kitchen appliance.) The Germans are branching out and he is the Beta-test recipient.
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  2. ^I'd thus assume 1-phase electrics, but might be...

    ^I'd thus assume 1-phase electrics, but might be good to confirm if this is 1-phase, or 3-phase.
  3. Yes. I have used BLO, tung oil, and even mineral...

    Yes. I have used BLO, tung oil, and even mineral oil (cutting boards) on B.Walnut. The oil will impart some amount of yellow tone in the sap wood. I have used shellac, but not garnet, and even the...
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    Bert you are likely correct. However, I like...

    Bert you are likely correct.

    However, I like to build things, but not so much RE-build my tools. I mentioned in OP that the original mechanical starter (20A) has burned up once. I opened it and...
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    Thanks Mike. In case it’s not apparent, if a...

    Thanks Mike.

    In case it’s not apparent, if a saw already has a magnetic starter, it should be a simple matter to install a $15-20 L/S. Once mechanical installation is set, just wire the switch...
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    After careful consideration, I'm just not seeing...

    After careful consideration, I'm just not seeing a problem here. ;)
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    Great story of the sawdust of life ... and the...

    Great story of the sawdust of life ... and the water of life! Happy to help celebrate both.🥃
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    I like the key switch feature, but I tried...

    I like the key switch feature, but I tried reminder ‘flags’ - and still managed to wreck 2 blades - 1 of them $200+ carbide:mad:. Finally decided $125 in parts and an afternoon’s work was cheaper...
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    If you hear the starter ‘thunk’ when Start is...

    If you hear the starter ‘thunk’ when Start is pressed, use a multimeter to (safely!) check voltage on the output of starter. If none, it’s probably dirty or burned contacts in the starter. Open and...
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    419320 ^ L/S mounted and cable run thru cord...

    419320
    ^ L/S mounted and cable run thru cord grip into the saw's spine. This after clamping in place and testing that L/S is properly triggered by tension carrier's up/down motion.


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    Bandsaw - blade tension interlock

    In case anyone else wants to create an interlock....

    I have a pre-color change Rikon 18" bandsaw (model 10-345, 2.5Hp, 11 FLA), and it has the handy blade tension release lever. It uses a typical...
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    ^This. Curved backs cut way down on storage...

    ^This. Curved backs cut way down on storage space, but I'm thinking this is not really intended as a stand-in for the attic.;)

    Or, split Jamie's single drawer into 2. Each swings out on a...
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    I used them in a kitchen build. They do require...

    I used them in a kitchen build. They do require a notch in the drawer back. Also a shallow hole drilled to receive the catch 'hook' that holds the back of the drawer down on the guide.

    There is...
  14. Good save. My only suggestion would have...

    Good save. My only suggestion would have required packing and a move to Indonesia! ;)
  15. Gable wall is the key. If the ridge beam is...

    Gable wall is the key. If the ridge beam is sufficiently supported by columns at each gable end (and possibly a center column), and of sufficient size (cross-section), it shouldn't sag. And so, the...
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    It makes great fence posts too. Only down side...

    It makes great fence posts too. Only down side is you have to move the post every 20yrs or so - - as the ground around it rots. (The post won't :cool:)

    Jesting aside, my grandparent's house sat...
  17. I'm thinking a little oil, and the figure in...

    I'm thinking a little oil, and the figure in photo #2 will be stunning(...just in case you were unsure ;)).
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    Nicely done; hard to go wrong picking Cherry.

    Nicely done; hard to go wrong picking Cherry.
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    I've worked around miles of the linked...

    I've worked around miles of the linked 'liquidtight' conduit. As Tom has pointed out, it rarely keeps water out, but it does a good job of simplifying convoluted conduit runs. The transitions to...
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    .....+1.....

    .....+1.....
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    I'd loan you mine if you were closer. Take a...

    I'd loan you mine if you were closer.

    Take a look at renting. For the purchase price of a basic 1-2 person tent, you can rent a 6-person cabin tent for 2-3 nights. Not quite a resort hotel, but...
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    Last one I promise.... Wikipedia is fine! All of...

    Last one I promise.... Wikipedia is fine! All of your references are fine! Use them, live them, enjoy them.

    For the reading public:
    "Low-cost surplus off-peak electric power is typically used to...
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    Since we're accepting the citation as Gospel,...

    Since we're accepting the citation as Gospel, please read the first paragraph in this citation very carefully. And have a wonderful holiday!
  24. "Epic" is all that comes to mind.

    "Epic" is all that comes to mind.
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    And yet there is some painful shred of truth in...

    And yet there is some painful shred of truth in all of mine. But let's summarize others:

    Solar-powered uphill pumping of water at night, so we can hydro-generate the next day at peak demand (a...
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