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    The Plane Fairy visited your shop! When that...

    The Plane Fairy visited your shop! When that happens at my place, Janicewhokeepsmehumble is suspicious.
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    Ouch! I did not check your location either. I...

    Ouch! I did not check your location either. I bought a spare one to experiment with cambered blades. It was painless in US.
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    A new one is $40. ...

    A new one is $40.

    https://www.lie-nielsen.com/products/chipbreakers-2-3-8-chipbreaker
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    My Oneida 5hp VFD winds up very slowly. It is...

    My Oneida 5hp VFD winds up very slowly. It is hard to tell at first if it has started after pushing the start button. I guess that’s why.
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    I have my dust collector below my shop with just...

    I have my dust collector below my shop with just the stairwell as a return. (This is temporary.) When the DC is running, the return flow pushes the door at the top of the stairs open 6 inches or...
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    Thanks guys. I will pass this info along.

    Thanks guys. I will pass this info along.
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    My friend knows about scarf joints and wants to...

    My friend knows about scarf joints and wants to avoid them for a decent percentage of the strips. He has not had much luck with his lumber sources. Just thought I would ask.
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    18 foot 4/4 cherry for kayak

    Any boat builders have sources for lumber longer than 16. I am asking for a friend who has built two canoes and wants to build two 18 kayaks.
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    Could you install a mini-split instead? Just...

    Could you install a mini-split instead? Just some holes for refrigerant tubing and power.
  10. I imagine you hummed “Roll like an Egyptian” a la...

    I imagine you hummed “Roll like an Egyptian” a la the Bangles.
  11. Derek, you are good but you are no Studley. He...

    Derek, you are good but you are no Studley. He would have gotten 50 tools in that drawer. Just kidding. That is really nice work, and you used leftover materials. The double layer is much more...
  12. The closet becomes your second stage separator...

    The closet becomes your second stage separator with your old system.

    I just got my dust collector installed so not much data yet. I do get a good puff of dust from removing the bin to dump it. ...
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    I corrected my post. 30 m/s is 5905.51181102 fpm...

    I corrected my post. 30 m/s is 5905.51181102 fpm not 5950 fps.
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    I have the Testo 405i hot wire anemometer. It...

    I have the Testo 405i hot wire anemometer. It is limited to 30 m/s which is 5905 fpm. Both of my dust collectors exceed this in 4 inch duct. I find it useful for checking air velocity in gaps...
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    The variable speed is to pull more air through...

    The variable speed is to pull more air through small ports. When motor current drops indicating lower flow, the controller speeds up the blower to keep current steady. Power is proportional to rpm...
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    That is excellent! Lots of air pulled laterally...

    That is excellent! Lots of air pulled laterally across the blade. That is bound to work.

    Here is another approach that directs vacuum flow directly across the blade immediately below the table. ...
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    Dust collection is already excellent. The DC is...

    Dust collection is already excellent. The DC is the variable speed Oneida. It generates 25 inchH2O. That is nearing vacuum level of suction.
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    My Delta bandsaw has a 1 1/4” vacuum port right...

    My Delta bandsaw has a 1 1/4” vacuum port right below the table. You can see a shadow of it in my original post. I will eventually pipe in a wye to that vacuum port. I doubt it will make much...
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    It is all about air flow. Some of the designs...

    It is all about air flow. Some of the designs that use a vacuum hose attachment that attaches right below the table achieve a lot of capture with a vacuum cleaner but base of the door need big cfm. ...
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    Dust Port on Delta bandsaw

    I have a hard time cutting into a finished thing even to make an improvement. I overcame my phobia and added a dust port to the bandsaw. Big improvement!
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    In the evening, make a to-do list. Draw the...

    In the evening, make a to-do list. Draw the project. Then go to bed early. I say that but I confess it is hard.
  22. I haven’t tried this but a vacuum pump and bag...

    I haven’t tried this but a vacuum pump and bag would speed things up. Others with experience with vacuum presses might be able to advise on the merits of this approach.

    On further review, this...
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    Chris, using a 3 phase motor and variable...

    Chris, using a 3 phase motor and variable frequency drive which also converts single phase to 3 phase is a great idea. I would have appreciated the lighter 3 phase motor when I was lifting my single...
  24. Thanks for the detailed joinery and design...

    Thanks for the detailed joinery and design pictures. Nice job on the cabinet and the report. Very neat clean shop too!

    I have a question about the Wixey table saw readout installation on your...
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    Thank you. I think I like how the pipes and...

    Thank you. I think I like how the pipes and control post are clustered between the saw and planer.
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