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    Hi Jeff, well I was walking through the park when...

    Hi Jeff, well I was walking through the park when I saw this small dog being attacked by a grizzly bear so I dove in to help. It was an epic fight, you should see what the bear looks like...
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    Good rule Lisa, although due to having a very...

    Good rule Lisa, although due to having a very small shop, sometimes I break it. I never however use it for storage or leave stuff on it when it's in use.

    Here's a shot of my $10K finishing...
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    Hi, I have the 125 Festool, works great as a...

    Hi, I have the 125 Festool, works great as a finish sander.............Regards, Rod.
  4. Hi, that's the sander I use for going from planed...

    Hi, that's the sander I use for going from planed material to finish.

    It has great dust collection, it's comfortable to use and light in weight.

    My hand also doesn't go numb when using it,...
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    This week I'm working from home, here's a photo...

    This week I'm working from home, here's a photo of my home office.

    No shop time for me this week though, note the crutch in the photo:)

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    At that point Ted, what is needed is the...

    At that point Ted, what is needed is the fabrication of a push block.

    Use said push block to push all that crap into the dustbin, problem solved.:D..............Rod.
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    Mike, I was going to be a smartass and say that I...

    Mike, I was going to be a smartass and say that I find that dimensional lumber makes great firewood, just doesn't make anything straight.

    Then I realized it makes far worse firewood than the...
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    Hi Chris, I've used voltage sensing relays to...

    Hi Chris, I've used voltage sensing relays to disconnect the start capacitor at 85% of rated line voltage.......Rod.
  9. Hi James, I have no experience with Grizzly or...

    Hi James, I have no experience with Grizzly or Laguna jointers or J/P's.

    I've used Felder, Minimax and own a Hammer J/P.

    The larger jointer can't be over-appreciated, and the stationary planer...
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    Yes, I use a lot of those features on our over...

    Yes, I use a lot of those features on our over the range microwave.

    Different power levels, programmed defrost, using the temperature probe, programmed vent fan time etc.

    Yes, occasionally I...
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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eV8A3XK3R0I ...

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=eV8A3XK3R0I

    Congrats Dave, try the above video and watch some other Felder and Hammer videos.

    I had my blades bored to fit so I kept most of my previous blades, it...
  12. As Bill indicated, you're measuring the hex...

    As Bill indicated, you're measuring the hex incorrectly.

    A 5/8 hex will fir in a 5/8 chuck, are you sure the chuck is fully open?

    Maybe it needs cleaning and lubricating?

    Regards, Rod.
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    Since I do it as a hobby I don't worry about an...

    Since I do it as a hobby I don't worry about an exact method of division.

    I normally ask for 1/3 of the wood if it's something I want, 1/2 if I don't want it very much.

    The above is for...
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    Hi, when I mill lumber I do it in the autumn and...

    Hi, when I mill lumber I do it in the autumn and stack the lumber outside with a suitable number of stickers to prevent sag.

    Seal the ends of the log as soon as you get it, use Lee Valley end...
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    Mike, I'm really surprised that you have suddenly...

    Mike, I'm really surprised that you have suddenly lost your creativity, a floor to ceiling stack of suitably filled Festool Systainers should be easily able to exceed $12K and fit in your shop :D
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    The ballast provides overload and thermal...

    The ballast provides overload and thermal protection for the fixture, once you remove that, the fixture needs to be approved for use.

    That's why I convert to an electronic T8 ballast and LED lamps...
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    Where I live you cannot convert a fluorescent...

    Where I live you cannot convert a fluorescent fixture to LED by removing the ballast, as the electrical approval of the fixture is cancelled.

    As others have said, you'll be able to purchase...
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    Here's what I made, a plywood piece with hardwood...

    Here's what I made, a plywood piece with hardwood fingers to lock into the Festool Vacuum latches414270
  19. Hi, only the motors will be three phase. The...

    Hi, only the motors will be three phase.

    The heaters, solenoid valves, Infra-Red lamp etc will all be single phase.

    It's possible to do the conversion with a VFD however it may be a bit...
  20. As others have mentioned if you spray flammable...

    As others have mentioned if you spray flammable materials you’re going to need an explosion proof fan as well as all the electrical devices in the room.

    I also suggest you talk to the local...
  21. Hi, normally there’s a small black lever you...

    Hi, normally there’s a small black lever you depress and hold when the slide is almost fully extended.

    That allows you extend the slide until they separate......Rod
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    Yes David, it's an induction motor.......Rod

    Yes David, it's an induction motor.......Rod
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    Poll: I agree Chris, although mine of course could...

    I agree Chris, although mine of course could never be considered the proper red.............So I'll vote for red as well......Rod.414103
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    If it's an induction motor, which it probably is,...

    If it's an induction motor, which it probably is, yes you'll damage the motor.

    If it's a 3 phase induction motor you can run it at reduced frequency and voltage with a VFD to reduce the...
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    Hi John, if you’re using a table saw you’ll need...

    Hi John, if you’re using a table saw you’ll need below and above blade collection.

    That means you’ll need about 700 to 800 CFM, something you won’t achieve with a small collector or 4 inch...
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