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    Before I aligned my bandsaw, I seldom used it. ...

    Before I aligned my bandsaw, I seldom used it. Then, I aligned the table and miter slot to the blade. Now I can change blades any time I want and as long as I center the blade on the upper wheel by...
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    We discard the rusty rings and never reuse the...

    We discard the rusty rings and never reuse the lids. For the cost of new ones versus the labor to put up the contents, we don't feel it is worth the risk to reuse rusty rings. It helps if you...
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    After some additional thought and looking at the...

    After some additional thought and looking at the images supplied by Michael Hanley ( http://imgur.com/a/aymktx2), it would appear that the shoulder next to the flange nut is a bit wide. From where I...
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    I would take/send copies of the bank statements...

    I would take/send copies of the bank statements and the canceled checks to the tax office, perhaps through your local state representative's office. You may need to ask your bank for certified...
  5. Thread: Poplar

    by Lee Schierer
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    This dresser is made of Yellow (Tulip) poplar....

    This dresser is made of Yellow (Tulip) poplar.
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    The first coat of paint felt like 150 grit sandpaper, but a light 220 grit sanding took care of that along with two more coats of paint. ...
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    I've encountered a number of dogs when running...

    I've encountered a number of dogs when running and cycling. When running, I stop and raise my arms, then yell as loud as I can. This will usually deter the dog and alert the owner. If the dog...
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    That's what I do.

    That's what I do.
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    My grandfather who was a carpenter taught me that...

    My grandfather who was a carpenter taught me that trick. It is a lot faster than doing the math.
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    Looks functional.

    Looks functional.
  10. Thread: A new guy

    by Lee Schierer
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    Welcome to the creek, we look forward to seeing...

    Welcome to the creek, we look forward to seeing your projects. Fancy tools are nice, but the craftsman is the tool that make the project.
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    Our switch to a belt sander which will only sand...

    Our switch to a belt sander which will only sand in line with the grain.
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    I agree with the others. It isn't likely to...

    I agree with the others. It isn't likely to split a piece of a log that has any size to it. The Diameter is only 1-1/4" and you would need at least two sets of hands. One set to hold the drill and...
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    My Neighbor made an ice tray that they filled...

    My Neighbor made an ice tray that they filled with bags of ice when they had family picnics. They would nest all of the cold dishes in the ice and it would keep them cold all day. The tray was made...
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    The newer signs are much more visible at night,...

    The newer signs are much more visible at night, they fade with age. Us older folks like them that way.:D
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    I definitely got my wires crossed somewhere.:eek:

    I definitely got my wires crossed somewhere.:eek:
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    You need to be a contributor to see photos posted...

    You need to be a contributor to see photos posted on SMC. It costs a minimum of $6 per year. Cheaper than a cup of latte at Starbucks.

    Bob, I just noted that this entire thread other than the...
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    Your arbor has an acme thread, but your nut...

    Your arbor has an acme thread, but your nut appears to be a standard thread. Is the arbor nut the one that came from the factory? Did you purchase this saw new or used? Looking at your arbor, you...
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    There should be a fire separation barrier between...

    There should be a fire separation barrier between the living quarters and the garage. Your local building codes will tell you what is required. They do make a fire rated OSB.

    Make sure if/when...
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    Here is a guide that will help you avoid the...

    Here is a guide that will help you avoid the rough cuts and tear out.
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    Routing curves is one place where climb cutting with a router can help avoid problems
  20. Thanks for teaching me a new knot.

    Thanks for teaching me a new knot.
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    Sticky: That must be what replaced the Hound Dog Missile...

    That must be what replaced the Hound Dog Missile from the early 60's.
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    There is enough moisture in the air, wood and substrate to trigger the reaction. Adding moisture to wood just causes excess foaming. If you you want to test this. Place a drop on a piece of glass....
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    I currently own a 1996 Mazda Miata, red of...

    I currently own a 1996 Mazda Miata, red of course. I have owned this car since it was new. It gets stored in the winter due to the snow and road salt. It has 89,000 miles and the only wear parts...
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    When we installed our new central geo-thermal heat pump a whole house surge protector was required for the full warranty. I installed it myself on the main panel, I think it took about 20 minutes. ...
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    Just as an added note: There are over twelve...

    Just as an added note: There are over twelve varieties of trees that are identified as hickory. The wood I used was Shag bark hickory.
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