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    When I replaced the improperly home made beam...

    When I replaced the improperly home made beam that the builder put in my garage, now workshop, with an LVL I went to the local professional building material supplier and they designed the beam and...
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    I have one (Dubby) and it is okay, but my Kreg...

    I have one (Dubby) and it is okay, but my Kreg miter gauge is much more precise. I haven't used the Dubby in years and should probably get rid of it.
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    The block and tackle in the right side of your...

    The block and tackle in the right side of your photo as it displays is a fence stretcher. It works really well for that, but not much else....
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    If the motor doesn't turn over on its own, you...

    If the motor doesn't turn over on its own, you will likely damage it by trying to run it unless you pull start it, which isn't very safe nor practical. You probably should blow out the non-shaft end...
  5. I always get very fluffy shavings from my Freud...

    I always get very fluffy shavings from my Freud router bits.

    A shop vac might work better than you DC for collecting the shavings off your router. The vacuum will likely have more static pressure...
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    I've never made a grandfather clock, but I have...

    I've never made a grandfather clock, but I have used movements and parts from Klockit. Their customer service was very good, though their selection has declined in recent years. Yes mechanical...
  7. My Simplicity snowblower is well built with no...

    My Simplicity snowblower is well built with no plastic parts other than the fuel tank. It starts on the first pull and throws heavy wet snow25+ feet and rarely if ever clogs. I live in snow country...
  8. I've made dozens of toys out of maple and I've...

    I've made dozens of toys out of maple and I've not applied a finish to any of them other than sanding so they are smooth and burr free. The gain a wonderful patina from use and occasionally a...
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    I would guess that you didn't know the exact...

    I would guess that you didn't know the exact moisture content of the maple when you made the table. If your moisture was not at equilibrium with your environment then your problem could be due to...
  10. I believe it is out doors, but here is a link...

    I believe it is out doors, but here is a link that is definitely for outdoors
  11. The length isn't going to change dimensions any...

    The length isn't going to change dimensions any appreciable amount.

    According to the USDA FOrestry products you can expect seasonal moisture changes in the ranges shown on this map.421106
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    It is humbling to go there. 421104421105

    It is humbling to go there.
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    I agree that it is personal preference.

    I agree that it is personal preference.
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    I have a sled I made for the left side that I use...

    I have a sled I made for the left side that I use quite often. I have a smaller sled that fits on the right side that is also tight to the blade. I use it occasionally when I am concerned that a...
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    I've done that as well and it works, its just...

    I've done that as well and it works, its just more work to prep the sizing, apply it let it set up and then glue the joint.
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    Ah, yes that is correct but the other half are...

    Ah, yes that is correct but the other half are still end grain and those areas will suck the glue right out of the joint. If you don't believe me make miter joints from plywood and assemble one with...
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    Remember when you are making mitered joints you...

    Remember when you are making mitered joints you are essentially gluing end grain. It is best if you coat both halves of the joint with glue to prevent glue starvation due to it soaking completely...
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    What is the type of thread on the "pinch screw"...

    What is the type of thread on the "pinch screw" and can you drill the appropriate sized hole for tapping that thread and then use a tap to create the threads?
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    I've tried soap, beeswax and paraffin. In my...

    I've tried soap, beeswax and paraffin. In my experience unlike screws, anything you apply to a drill, will either get wiped off after just a few holes or will boil off due to heat even if reapplied....
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    I have that problem with thin stock ( 1/2" or...

    I have that problem with thin stock ( 1/2" or less) the cure is to clamp the panel down so it can't vibrate.
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    I have a Rockler branding iron that you heat with...

    I have a Rockler branding iron that you heat with a torch. It works well after a bit of practice. I've considered making a clamp on metal guide that would allow precise realignment if the mark isn't...
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    According to their website: "Perpetual,...

    According to their website: "Perpetual, replaceable zero-clearance for all models (except the Jobsite) of the SawStop table saw. Machined aluminum plate with a slip-in, slip-out, 1/4" melamine...
  23. Thread: Ooops

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    I see an image when I click on the link. It must...

    I see an image when I click on the link. It must be your computer or settings Greg.
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    Are you sure your motor is wired for 240 volts? ...

    Are you sure your motor is wired for 240 volts? The specs for the 6" jointer say it comes pre-wired for 120 volts.
  25. I would use these: 420528 They are available...

    I would use these:
    420528
    They are available from Rockler
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