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  1. I am sure they are excellent quality, but I feel...

    I am sure they are excellent quality, but I feel like I do about a lot of Veritas tools--they seem a little over-engineered. The removable handle seems like a needless complication.
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    I think often times those prime seats are...

    I think often times those prime seats are actually owned by big companies or other entities who give tickets away more than they use them themselves. The company I work for has a box at Arrowhead...
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    Poll: Orange. It's not even a question. That is the...

    Orange. It's not even a question. That is the perfect shade of orange.
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    This is only acceptable when Bill Murray does it.

    This is only acceptable when Bill Murray does it.
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    general DIY/construction forum

    A lot of the posts here are about electrical, plumbing, flooring, drywall, roofing, windows, and other home improvement topics. A lot of the posts in the general forum are about framing, decking,...
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    I moved to the united states as a teenager, so I...

    I moved to the united states as a teenager, so I came to baseball late enough that I missed the strike but got to watch the home run (steroid) era of the 90s. I never played it much but I do like...
  7. I figured out a way to stretch the shafts--the...

    I figured out a way to stretch the shafts--the area I was having trouble with. I took some 2-liter soda bottles, filled them with water, put the caps, shoved them in the boots and put the boots in...
  8. I think so. I'll take a photo tomorrow.

    I think so. I'll take a photo tomorrow.
  9. It is a Northfield sliding table saw. I find...

    It is a Northfield sliding table saw.

    I find that I have to always tighten and loosen the set screw in front of the t-track piece of the miter gauge, and if I do not I never get back to 90. ...
  10. Yeah, that is nice. I just don't like taking the...

    Yeah, that is nice. I just don't like taking the miter fence on and off each time. It would be different if it were easier to remove, but I have to fumble around with a hex key. I don't know--both...
  11. so I moved the slider forward and have been using...

    so I moved the slider forward and have been using it like that for a couple of weeks and I think I am going to move it back. The reason I don't like it forward is that I have to remove the miter...
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    The only advantage I believe corrugated planes...

    The only advantage I believe corrugated planes have is that if they are not flat it is easier to flatten then because there is less metal to remove.

    Even that I think is mostly theoretical.
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    I saw it in Utah at the 150 year commemoration of...

    I saw it in Utah at the 150 year commemoration of the linking of the transcontinental railroad. Impressive.
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    Love the wood shingles. I do not believe they...

    Love the wood shingles. I do not believe they meet code here. A few years ago my wife and I had a new asphalt roof put on, but i think I'd like a metal roof for the next one. They're not very...
  15. I have used two-hole pipe hangers and tapcon...

    I have used two-hole pipe hangers and tapcon anchors. I love tapcon anchors. Living in a masonry house I use them for everything from hanging pictures to installing cabinets.
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    This is typical architecture in my home town. ...

    This is typical architecture in my home town. Roofers make a lot of money.
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  17. What are you guys' opinions on the square toe...

    What are you guys' opinions on the square toe boots? My wife keeps trying to convince me that I should get some because they are more "fashion forward" but I just don't like them.
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    I have spent the last fifteen years remodeling...

    I have spent the last fifteen years remodeling first a 1920 house and now a 1912 house. Those screws are like gold to me. When i had the sub floor exposed I actually took the slotted screws out,...
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    Google "blacksmith bolt" . Their hardware is...

    Google "blacksmith bolt" . Their hardware is excellent and they ship very promptly. They have slotted steel screws in any size you could need.
  20. Wait...There are people who are DELIBERATELY...

    Wait...There are people who are DELIBERATELY using apps to look older? How is this a thing?
  21. I sort of agree, but I've already worn them a...

    I sort of agree, but I've already worn them a fair amount. I figured they would stretch out more quickly than they have.

    I would love to buy locally, but all of the places I have been to hear my...
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    The most expensive tool is the one you sell or...

    The most expensive tool is the one you sell or give away because you do not think you will need it again then a few years later you need it so you buy it again.

    dovetail jig
    handheld power...
  23. Will the soaking work if the part I need to...

    Will the soaking work if the part I need to stretch is not actually tight while I am wearing the boots--just tight while I put them on?

    My wife suggested a hair dryer, so last night I heated that...
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    I just keep an oily rag by my tool chest and...

    I just keep an oily rag by my tool chest and occasionally give things a wipe. But I live in a drier climate.
  25. The 5x5 are actually 1.5 m square--a common size...

    The 5x5 are actually 1.5 m square--a common size for sheet goods in Europe. There are two suppliers here I have bought birch ply from--one selling the European stuff and one selling the typical 4x8...
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