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    Agree. Some times the machine is being sold...

    Agree. Some times the machine is being sold because the owner thinks he is just never going to get it set up.
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    Dave,any board that has a bend that is similar to...

    Dave,any board that has a bend that is similar to a piece of sheet metal bent sharply in a tool for that purpose should
    just be cut off before any facing is done.
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    This has been covered pretty well. But you forgot...

    This has been covered pretty well. But you forgot one thing! For some ,especially employees, using a jointer is just
    pushing a piece of wood. That makes them zone out. I face with bow down ....
  4. Joe, I see now that I answered a different...

    Joe, I see now that I answered a different question. Sorry. If the shape is a simple modern "bread loaf " I would use
    scrapers and sanding by hand. If it is the old type with serpentine top and ...
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    That's interesting, I'm not sure I would ever see...

    That's interesting, I'm not sure I would ever see what's going on if I picked it up at a tag sale. It reminds me of a local
    family that used to do silouetts. They used a "camera obscura" made by...
  6. I would do it in place, you are not going to come...

    I would do it in place, you are not going to come up with a better way to hold it right side up. Opinion piece : I think
    the railings should always be dark colored,and it's the traditional thing....
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    That book is by Douglas Spotted Eagle. Covers new...

    That book is by Douglas Spotted Eagle. Covers new and old methods.
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    Look what the Indians did, I think there is a...

    Look what the Indians did, I think there is a booklet about their methods. Not many skills around that go back farther,
    I'm pretty sure hundreds of years of production ,or thousands will yield...
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    I use just one Costco light hanging close to...

    I use just one Costco light hanging close to cieling . Three seed flats rest on news paper on book case. Lights should be pretty close. Most important
    thing about starting seeds in house is let the...
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    I don't see small flaws as any problem...

    I don't see small flaws as any problem ,especially on complicated pieces. But perfection is good,too. Congratulations !
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    Mark , I agree MDO is a great product, but I've...

    Mark , I agree MDO is a great product, but I've done tests,too. If the edges are not at least painted well the wood plys
    split . That is not an improvement over delamination. A little Titebond 2...
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    Edward, you have been more lucky than I have with...

    Edward, you have been more lucky than I have with "exterior " plywood. I see it used and painted,too. But mainly on
    dog houses and tool sheds. And it can last a long time in those uses, but I've...
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    UF works real well for that. Sticking the...

    UF works real well for that. Sticking the laminate on was a problem from the beginning ,the stuff fell off the early Art
    Deco elevator doors. The contact cement mfgs say its good for 5 or 10...
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    I like MDO but in most respects it's no better...

    I like MDO but in most respects it's no better than standard fir plywood covered with painted canvas. The cloth is actually
    thicker than the treated paper on MDO. MDO is many times the cost, but I...
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    We recently had that long thread about EXTERA...

    We recently had that long thread about EXTERA mdf. Good product ,but heavy. The painted canvas treatment would
    allow many types of material.
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    Tony, next one you check should be the Oxford...

    Tony, next one you check should be the Oxford English Dictionary. I do find your post interesting as there are so MANY
    words that were coined for a specific meaning that have been appropriated...
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    They are only acronyms if they can be pronounced...

    They are only acronyms if they can be pronounced as a word. And I said in the beginning they would cause acrimony!
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    I see a flying bat at bottom center of of pic 4...

    I see a flying bat at bottom center of of pic 4 . To the right of the bat, close to edge of box, there is a man's reclining head.
    Chin is toward the bat and he is facing down. Beautiful piece.
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    Not seeing the nail heads is a little too modern...

    Not seeing the nail heads is a little too modern for me. I used headed stainless nails.
  20. Most A&C stuff is too clunky and grim for me. But...

    Most A&C stuff is too clunky and grim for me. But I like the moderness and refinements of this one. Congratulations on
    new commision too.
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    The three story Art Deco high school I attended...

    The three story Art Deco high school I attended in 1960s had one phone booth in the second story hall. One of the
    all wood and glass type ,with a comfortable seat. And a phone book with genuine...
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    Do you mean the project will not have a roof? Or...

    Do you mean the project will not have a roof? Or you have the roof figured out and don't want advice on that part of the
    project ?
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    If the face is a piece of wood applied to a...

    If the face is a piece of wood applied to a different piece of wood, then I would remove the "show face". Use a router
    to to make some grooves in the back that stop short of showing at the ends. ...
  24. They have so many living on the street , could be...

    They have so many living on the street , could be its to make sure they don't have access to drinking it. Etiquette requires
    that when the can is passed to you ....you don't read the label.
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    I lean toward the idea that dedicated sober...

    I lean toward the idea that dedicated sober workers stay safe. One place I worked had a large saw that sped forward when you
    stepped on a floor pedal. It was rare that anyone but the dedicated...
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