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    Shot the primer today in my "expansive" finishing...

    Shot the primer today in my "expansive" finishing booth, AKA, the side driveway extension. :) I found that my good gun was having an issue with the onboard regulator for the PPS system, so I pulled...
  2. If they are typical tee-head brad nails, they...

    If they are typical tee-head brad nails, they should be no issue. Do keep in mind that some guns have guide slot indents for the heads to ride on when you load them and some lengths may need you to...
  3. No question I'd peel them. But I wouldn't use...

    No question I'd peel them. But I wouldn't use them for fence posts unless they are of a very limited number of species, such as black locust, that is naturally rot and insect resistant.
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    You're going to enjoy that, John. I did the same...

    You're going to enjoy that, John. I did the same at the old property in 2018....400' of driveway and parking area. It was a game-changer in multiple ways, but one that was particularly great is that...
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    The 2" pins can be used for trim work when glue...

    The 2" pins can be used for trim work when glue is involved and as some have mentioned, multiple fasteners in varying directions provide more than enough holding power and they are essentially...
  6. THoughtful, interlocking, knock-down joinery...

    There's a whole bunch of things going on here with the joinery...gives good food for thought


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IxamSUCfBgI
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    Glad your son is home and I hope the transition...

    Glad your son is home and I hope the transition to "what comes next" will go well for him! As for the learning around the new job, it's to be expected and can actually make it more rewarding.

    This...
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    Tiny little thing.... :D :D :D (Congrats!)

    Tiny little thing.... :D :D :D (Congrats!)
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    Nothing like a "simple" last operation for the...

    Nothing like a "simple" last operation for the end of a major project. LOL :D

    I agree with making the stairway look like it belongs in a timber frame structure, either by using wood in the way I...
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    You just need to make a custom sled that can...

    You just need to make a custom sled that can attach to your wagon so that the workpiece is held steady and vertical through the steep angled cut. Be sure that the offcut is also supported with some...
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    Those doors are going to look SO good when your...

    Those doors are going to look SO good when your project is completed. Really transformational!
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    So I can officially say that I've scraped...

    So I can officially say that I've scraped together enough of the scrap to create the whole Scrap Vanity and no more scrap scraping is required. It's built. I may or may not add some kind of shadow...
  13. EM8000cv is the top coat. It's even more durable...

    EM8000cv is the top coat. It's even more durable than the EM6000. The cross linker primarily provides increased chemical resistance to the Target Coatings finishes you add it to for that specific...
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    We finally just got a break from the excessive...

    We finally just got a break from the excessive humidity and that should hold through the week. There's also an upper level low that will be sitting above us for a few days, so there's hope for some...
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    Looks like it was wired with a common 3-wire...

    Looks like it was wired with a common 3-wire dryer plug to match whatever receptacle was in your previous shop. Base on your photos, it's actually correct. Here's why...

    Green is ground normally,...
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    While I prefer a wider arrangement as comes with...

    While I prefer a wider arrangement as comes with a J/P combo, I'll echo what Glenn just mentioned...pick something that's available as there really isn't anything innovative about most 8" jointers....
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    Sticky: Change your bookmark for the site to "that page"...

    Change your bookmark for the site to "that page" after you do the click on the logo, etc.
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    Send some here, Alan. I'd be very happy to take a...

    Send some here, Alan. I'd be very happy to take a third of that from you at the moment...it's very "crispy" walking outside right now...
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    If I'm not mistaken, the rails on the PCS out in...

    If I'm not mistaken, the rails on the PCS out in my temporary shop uses a 2x3 format. I measured it with the intention of buying some steel to make longer rails for it as they were cut down "a lot"...
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    Today was drawer day...which started out with a...

    Today was drawer day...which started out with a little "shopping" in the shed

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    After cutting two pieces of leftover QSWO 12.5mm plywood to manageable size with the tracksaw and taking...
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    Aaron, there is an extensive plan for sound...

    Aaron, there is an extensive plan for sound abatement in the new shop building to be implemented and yes, some of that will be focused on the G700 location in addition to general sound consideration...
  22. That's interesting considering it's sold as paint...

    That's interesting considering it's sold as paint thinner and many of us also use it for cleaning because it doesn't leave a film behind like "mineral spirits". Or is the naptha sold in the big box...
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    The only two options I would entertain for this...

    The only two options I would entertain for this would be to either rewire the circuit properly for four wire 120/240v operation per code or replace the VFD with another 120v VFD.
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    Clear the existing sawmillcreek.org cookie(s),...

    Clear the existing sawmillcreek.org cookie(s), close the browser completely (and consider rebooting the machine and then start the browser followed by logging in with the box checked to remember you....
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    Yes, initial cost is high, but after a few years,...

    Yes, initial cost is high, but after a few years, things will balance out a bit more and the quality of the veggies takes the rest of the pain away!
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