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    Historically, they are the same company with PM...

    Historically, they are the same company with PM sometimes being a little beefier on some tools and having more premium features. But someone mentions something important earlier in the thread...your...
  2. Bobby, the OP would have to decide if building...

    Bobby, the OP would have to decide if building "walls within walls" at whatever cost it entails is necessary to meet his goal of reducing sound transmission to the outside of the building or if...
  3. Indeed. But also keep in mind that DCs don't...

    Indeed. But also keep in mind that DCs don't "suck" so much; rather than move large volumes of air at a given speed and that's what moves the material...air flow. Pressure is low compared to a vacuum...
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    The PRS-type is stunning, Prashun!

    The PRS-type is stunning, Prashun!
  5. I use my F&F for ~8' lumber all the time....best...

    I use my F&F for ~8' lumber all the time....best to flatten and thickness first, however, but I"ve sized rough or irregular pieces, too.
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    A lot of "ground" services are actually having to...

    A lot of "ground" services are actually having to travel by "ground" these days because so many commercial airline flights have been curtailed. A lbig chunk of "regular mail" and packages travels in...
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    A lot of air brushes are actually sold with...

    A lot of air brushes are actually sold with small, dedicated compressors in the hobby world and beyond. The air requirements are very modest, so small and simple does the job. I had one like that...
  8. This is common with metal buildings and pole...

    This is common with metal buildings and pole barns in many areas if the buyer specifies insulation as part of the build. (Similar material is often used in residential basements when code requires...
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    It's mostly about wind, Travis. Wind is the...

    It's mostly about wind, Travis. Wind is the primary issue in the south and you add ice to that in the northern climates. I agree that underground has its own issues with things like flooding, but...
  10. Closed cell foam is going to stiffen the...

    Closed cell foam is going to stiffen the structure so it vibrates less and transmits less noise. That, combined with keeping the doors closed while you are working should keep any radiated noise to a...
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    Beautiful work! I love the design idea of...

    Beautiful work! I love the design idea of wrapping the wood surface up the side of the laundry equipment and the wall in that photo.
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    That would lower risk considerably. If you...

    That would lower risk considerably. If you demonstrate, be sure you have safety eyewear and hearing protection where applicable available for anyone your demonstrating to and keep them distant from a...
  13. Thread: dog storage

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    Trust me....it's not...that photo was taken just...

    Trust me....it's not...that photo was taken just as I finished making the new top. :)
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    Waivers do not necessarily insulate liability if...

    Waivers do not necessarily insulate liability if there is negligence deemed in many states as a lot of folks teaching in the equestrian community have found out. The laws for negligence vary by...
  15. This is a wiping varnish-oil so you want it to...

    This is a wiping varnish-oil so you want it to soak in for a bit and the "buff" off any excess. Subsequent coats will no longer soak in so you apply lightly and "buff" lightly. So.."rub lightly".
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  16. The excellent R7+ per inch R factor combined with...

    The excellent R7+ per inch R factor combined with the excellent vapor barrier and structure rigidity properties make this a very good option. Not inexpensive up front, but longer term, good stuff.
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    You can "use" any of them out of the can, but the...

    You can "use" any of them out of the can, but the crux of finishing is dialing things in for the conditions and the application method, especially for "fine woodworking" as compared to a lot of...
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    Frank, in the US, folks who are employees of the...

    Frank, in the US, folks who are employees of the business get W2 forms that detail income and tax withholding information at the end of the year. Independent contractors (non-employees) get a 1099...
  19. Frank, once of the reasons I really like closed...

    Frank, once of the reasons I really like closed cell spray foam is that it not only insulates well, it also provides a solid vapor barrier and stiffens the building noticeably. Those two factors can...
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    Almost any of the many drawer manufacturers out...

    Almost any of the many drawer manufacturers out there will create to your specification and ship directly to your desired location. Since they send a lot of stuff all over, they probably have the...
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    Informally giving advice and maybe observing them...

    Informally giving advice and maybe observing them in their own shop isn't likely to be an issue...a mentor type relationship. Letting them work in your shop is a whole different thing and that's...
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    I use fixed position floor sweeps in my shop and...

    I use fixed position floor sweeps in my shop and a broom. The plastic floor nozzel shown in the first picture is pretty much a generic component that Oneida and many other firms source. That kind of...
  23. If I were hiring out insulation, I would hire it...

    If I were hiring out insulation, I would hire it out to an actual insulation contractor, not a builder or an HVAC firm. You want it done correctly for best results.
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    You will likely want to thin the oil based...

    You will likely want to thin the oil based version, too. It's a nice finish, but I found it to be pretty heavy "out of the can" the one project I used it on. It ultimately worked out better thinned...
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    They still sell both types. The ShopFox is...

    They still sell both types. The ShopFox is similar in design to the W&H as a dedicated molding machine. The Grizzly version is basically a 13" planer that has guides for the tables and a way to put...
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