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    I usually find curly maple at Bailey Wood...

    I usually find curly maple at Bailey Wood Products in Kempton, PA
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    Unfortunately he does not know what the existing...

    Unfortunately he does not know what the existing finish is or the brand/make of flooring since it was in the house when he bought the home.
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    Hardwood flooring finish repair

    I had a colleague at work ask me about touching up some areas on his hardwood floors that are showing wear from foot traffic and pets.

    I still have to get details if the damage if wearing through...
  4. Check PGN bearings…....

    Check PGN bearings….
    https://pgnbearings.com/products/626-zz-c3-ball-bearing-6x19x6

    As noted above the ZZ is metal shields, I believe 2RS would be sealed both sides
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    The door seals are actually very good. I...

    The door seals are actually very good. I considered extra insulation on the doors, but they are flat on the inside, no cavity to hold insulation. Didn’t consider glueing on foam panels as the doors...
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    I'm in the same situation as Jim regarding the...

    I'm in the same situation as Jim regarding the garage door. Flat ceiling, insulated to R30, wall R13, garage door R10
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    I never considered that aspect. It would be a...

    I never considered that aspect. It would be a test to try with and without the fan, on nights with similar outside temps..
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    Jim, i forgot to mention I have a fan mounted...

    Jim,
    i forgot to mention I have a fan mounted at the top of the wall above the heater, angled down, to help circulate the air around the shop.
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    So I picked up an oil radiator. The electric...

    So I picked up an oil radiator. The electric ceramic heater I have is older and has a cord that gets warm when it is on high, so I don't trust it to leave unattended.

    I put the oil radiator on...
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    That's why I was asking, since the requirements...

    That's why I was asking, since the requirements are not "normal". For myself, a comfortable working temperature is ~60F, so my 18k BTU propane heats up the shop more than enough while working.

    I...
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    That would be my intended use, as a...

    That would be my intended use, as a replacement/alternative to oil radiators.
    I would be willing to bet I would need at least 2 to keep the shop in the 40 degree range on these colder nights.
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    Carl, I am insulated pretty well. R13 in...

    Carl,

    I am insulated pretty well. R13 in walls with drywall. Ceilings are R30. Garage doors are fairly new, R15. I have 1 window (Andersen). Located in Eastern PA.

    The garage door seals...
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    Jim, Here is a link to the units I mentioned....

    Jim,

    Here is a link to the units I mentioned.

    https://www.eheat.com/envi-120v-plug-in-electric-panel-wall-heater-3rd-generation/

    Agreed, resistive heating is not the most efficient option. ...
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    Wall mounted electric panel heater

    Has anyone used wall mounted electric panel heaters as a supplement to their shop heat?

    My shop generally stays between 40-45 F when not heated (attached 2 car garage, well insulated, ~ 400 sq ft)...
  15. I have a 10” and a 14” and use them as you...

    I have a 10” and a 14” and use them as you describe. I find it very useful to have both.
    I resaw and do some rough ripping on my 14”. I use the 10” almost every time I am in the shop.
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    I have a Rikon 10-3061 and have been very happy...

    I have a Rikon 10-3061 and have been very happy with it.
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