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  1. Flat and matte finish are pretty trendy for...

    Flat and matte finish are pretty trendy for vehicles these days, wouldn't be much of a surprise to see that carry onto houses.
  2. I have decided this isn't the machine I'm looking...

    I have decided this isn't the machine I'm looking for.
    I do believe it could be a good deal, possibly something I could even make a few bucks on when I'm done.
    But I have plans for a lot of...
  3. I appreciate the honest opinions haha. I should...

    I appreciate the honest opinions haha.
    I should probably add that I am a mechanic, and fixer-uppers usually interest me when the deal is right.
    I am not however, a large land owner. A backhoe...
  4. Anyone know tractors? Deere 300 backhoe on CL

    I'm going to be doing some construction at the house, probably starting in the spring.
    Building a large garage in my backyard. I also have a lot of site work, grading, landscaping etc to do.
    I...
  5. Any chance this coincides with replacing your...

    Any chance this coincides with replacing your tires?
    These tire sensors are a little computer inside the wheel and tire shops like to break them for you.
    F150 definitely uses these, not wheel...
  6. I have the Rigid, for probably 10 years now so I...

    I have the Rigid, for probably 10 years now so I don't know what has changed.
    I looked at all the options, I felt the Rigid had the best fence at the time.
    I'm not a pro but I've given this thing...
  7. I'm late to the party so I'll give the 9 day...

    I'm late to the party so I'll give the 9 day edition.
    Weekend before last, I headed up to the lumber yard. Previously I bought a bunch of "rustic maple" viewed it in the rough and ordered it...
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    I'm a mechanic, so I don't have any experience...

    I'm a mechanic, so I don't have any experience with these kind of machines, but I've moved a heavy tool box or 2.
    Some of these are really big, and that's the issue with a lift gate delivery on a...
  9. Adding extra room for future expansion is wise,...

    Adding extra room for future expansion is wise, for sure.
    My research tells me that wire in conduit can be buried at 18". So burying another pipe is your only code approved method, unfortunately . ...
  10. UF wire direct buried at 24", as per (my...

    UF wire direct buried at 24", as per (my interpretation of the) NEC.
    (I am not an electrician and I don't claim to give advice)
    The trench took 6 hours, my back and hands are paying for it.
  11. Thanks for the advice on the jointer guys, very...

    Thanks for the advice on the jointer guys, very useful. I'm going to keep my eyes open for the right deal to come up on one.
    Meanwhile, I had a productive weekend.
    I did pick up the Dewalt 735x...
  12. I have a couple of inexpensive Japanese type saws...

    I have a couple of inexpensive Japanese type saws and find that it's the tool I reach for when I need to hand cut/ finish or tune a cut.
  13. Thread: Glue Gun

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    Wow, that Pizzi system is something! I was...

    Wow, that Pizzi system is something!
    I was wondering how a battery powered caulking gun might be adapted.
    I'm a mechanic, I see the windshield glass replacement guys use them to spread the...
  14. Thanks Edwin, I looked into the tri-master...

    Thanks Edwin, I looked into the tri-master because you had mentioned it earlier, I've found nothing but good reviews.
    It's on my buy list, along with the Kreg fence. But for now I'll spend some...
  15. So I brought that saw home. Layed on its spine,...

    So I brought that saw home. Layed on its spine, strapped and wrapped. Piece of cake, it wasn't as heavy as I was picturing.
    $600, which I was very happy with. Looks like a machine with very low...
  16. Yes, the more I think about it the less ok I...

    Yes, the more I think about it the less ok I think I am making due without the jointer.
    I can make the space for it, the more equipment I end up with the more creative I will need to be with my...
  17. I will be seeing this saw tonight. Suggestions...

    I will be seeing this saw tonight.
    Suggestions for transporting it? It's a pretty long trip, 130 miles or so.
    I have a very good wood deck car trailer. He has a forklift on site (yay!).
    I have...
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    Looks great! Also looks like it could be an...

    Looks great!
    Also looks like it could be an extra workbench in a pinch!
  19. That was tremendously helpful Edwin! Glad to...

    That was tremendously helpful Edwin!
    Glad to hear you are happy with yours.
    I am in contact with the seller, and have every intent on paying under asking haha.
  20. 16" Laguna on CL for $800... "Used little" Tag...

    16" Laguna on CL for $800...
    "Used little" Tag says 1999.
    Anyone familiar with these? Seems like a steal?
    https://vermont.craigslist.org/tls/d/williston-laguna-16-bandsaw/7003924396.html
  21. I found a decent deal on a Dewalt 735x planer I'm...

    I found a decent deal on a Dewalt 735x planer I'm going to jump on. That's a tool I want to put to work asap so I made it a priority.
    Eyes are open for a bandsaw. I think I'll be patient on that...
  22. Thanks for the responses! So a few takeaways,...

    Thanks for the responses!
    So a few takeaways, and some thoughts I had reinforced.
    The combo jointer/planer was suggested twice, which is interesting because I had not given it much consideration. ...
  23. Thoughts on selecting appropriate "sized" power equipment

    Much of my hobby woodwork has been more construction/building oriented vs (what I consider) more fine woodworking.
    I built a large home addition, mostly myself. So I have a lot of jobsite type...
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    That button did not work for me when I tried it. ...

    That button did not work for me when I tried it.
    It directed me to an access denied page, as most things I tried did. It does work for me now of course, that I am set as a contributor.
    Not...
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    The ones I installed are not dimmable. I meant...

    The ones I installed are not dimmable.
    I meant to include a link...
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