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    You might have to turn that on. Click on...

    You might have to turn that on.
    Click on Settings at the top of the screen near the right.
    In the panel at the left click on General Settings
    Under Messaging & Notification, Sent Private Messages...
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    If you want to save money when buying materials,...

    If you want to save money when buying materials, ask your building supplier if they have damaged sheet good prices. I bought siding for my shop with slightly damaged corners and edges where someone...
  3. Some sort of insulation would be needed to...

    Some sort of insulation would be needed to prevent condensation in many areas. I've seen several metal-roofed buildings where moisture condensed on the underside and dripped into the building. Some...
  4. Interesting (and quick) method for simple spans,...

    Interesting (and quick) method for simple spans, thanks for sharing. Video clearly showed the method. How about a pic of the finished railing!

    When I put up railings on my deck there were maybe...
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    I wonder if the quality of pressure treating has...

    I wonder if the quality of pressure treating has decreased, at least for what is sold at the box store. I had a low 10x10 deck for the dogs not in contact with the ground - PT deck boards rotted in...
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    Did you mean to write ďrecessĒ instead of...

    Did you mean to write ďrecessĒ instead of ďspigotĒ? A spigot is another name for a tenon.

    All my chucks are Novas and Iím used to and have come to prefer the clockwise turn to expand into a...
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    When I was at the wood industry at Berea College...

    When I was at the wood industry at Berea College in 1968 they used a LOT of mahogany (plus maple, cherry, walnut, etc). The ground floor was equipped with a huge bandsaw and other tools for initial...
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    My biggest bush is a Duke but I don't remember...

    My biggest bush is a Duke but I don't remember the names of the other larger bushes. I read that it's best to get several varieties for cross pollination so I plant different types. I read the...
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    My copy came today too. JKJ

    My copy came today too.

    JKJ
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    Blueberry time in TN!

    Blueberries are starting to ripen here. I've picked a few cups recently but picked 5 cups just this afternoon, mostly from three bushes - many more on the bushes to ripen later.

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    It's...
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    Might ask the local electrical inspector.

    Might ask the local electrical inspector.
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    A quick look on Amazon shows a small 3m (dual...

    A quick look on Amazon shows a small 3m (dual scale) Stanley.
    https://smile.amazon.com/Stanley-6992705-Pocket-Length-12-7mm/dp/B0009VX1ZQ I didnít read the reviews. I have some dual scale...
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    Donít worry, I wonít give my reasons (again). ...

    Donít worry, I wonít give my reasons (again). The fact is he whose circumstance doesnít make many chucks useful certainly doesnít need them.

    I actually have just eighteen Nova chucks in my shop...
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    That well answers the cut question!!!

    That well answers the cut question!!!
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    Opinions vary. I have 20 Teknatool chucks in...

    Opinions vary. I have 20 Teknatool chucks in four "flavors", some bought used, and I'm extremely happy with their quality. I've measured runout, etc. And yes, I've used Vicmark, Oneway, and other...
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    More and more intriguing. I'm curious about...

    More and more intriguing.

    I'm curious about how you made the cut. A fine hand saw, some power tool, magical incantation?
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    Either you got lucky with the Nova screw or...

    Either you got lucky with the Nova screw or something has been improved. I have a dozen or so, most look like this:

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    The surface looks cast rather than machined, for example look at the...
  18. I don't know, never used them before. They are...

    I don't know, never used them before. They are much smaller than the wood trusses. What got me interested was a guy down the hill who had a big equipment shed put up a couple of years ago. Someone...
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    The screw appears to be machined from 3/8" stock....

    The screw appears to be machined from 3/8" stock. (I can't measure the part secured in the chuck without removing it but holding the points of the calipers close 3/8 looks believable, and Hitec says...
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    I know the original Jerry Glaser info and the...

    I know the original Jerry Glaser info and the Hitec both say hardened stainless steel thread, but I used a small triangular file and unlike a hardened tool steel tool, I easily scratched the end of...
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    I couldnít find it on the Mobile style with a...

    I couldnít find it on the Mobile style with a quick look. You may have to go the the Full Site (click at bottom of the screen, but the text might not be readable on the phone.)

    I set mine up for...
  22. Yes, Iíd sit down with the truss manufacturer for...

    Yes, Iíd sit down with the truss manufacturer for recommendations. On my shop I used 4í spacing, 2x4 purlins, a layer of OSB sheathing, and felt underlayment with metal roofing on top. I chose 5v...
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    Itís a rare day that I see an unwanted email in...

    Itís a rare day that I see an unwanted email in Gmail on my computers. Sometimes Iíll notice one on the iPad that goes away after a bit, odd, maybe when Gmail syncs all the devices?

    Another odd...
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    Article on the Wood Database

    Amazon carries the book too.

    Also, this article on the Wood Database web site on mahogany mixups/substitutes is good: https://www.wood-database.com/wood-articles/mahogany-mixups-the-lowdown/
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    Sticky: There's a shoe repair store not far from here...

    There's a shoe repair store not far from here that looks like that inside (except for the cigarette). I took a pair of otherwise good boots with the sole coming loose on one and they fixed it for...
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