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  1. Bill, these disks a being discussed re designed...

    Bill, these disks a being discussed re designed specifically for the setup work...
  2. I don't think we can tell you want to choose, per...

    I don't think we can tell you want to choose, per se, as the decision is a combination of budget and the degree of your interest in using less of the natural gas resources over time as well as...
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    I also suggest you consult with the experts on...

    I also suggest you consult with the experts on the design that will be best for the location you intend to build and for the purpose that you intend to use it for. Even if you are the contractor, use...
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    I use EM1000 and have rarely had what you show...

    I use EM1000 and have rarely had what you show happen. The one time I can remember, there was some contamination of the project piece from the Solarez filler I used on that particular item, so I had...
  5. I like that, too, Frank. I had an older DRO on my...

    I like that, too, Frank. I had an older DRO on my J/P awhile back, but for whatever reason, it ate batteries, and constantly needed attention. I don't remember the brand. I may have to look into what...
  6. Dang, that's a beautiful piece, Derek! I love the...

    Dang, that's a beautiful piece, Derek! I love the style of that tapered and radiused stack, too.

    BTW, FW mentioned you on Instagram the other day. :) :D
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    Dennis, I hope you get some rest! There was no...

    Dennis, I hope you get some rest!

    There was no "woodworking" last week as I'm still early in recovery from my eye surgery (my right eye is like looking through a water filled swim mask LOL) but I...
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    Absolutely...just message me when you're feeling...

    Absolutely...just message me when you're feeling up to it. Best wishes with the treatment. Not a fun thing, I'm sure.
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    I do agree with that, Peter. I think I suggested...

    I do agree with that, Peter. I think I suggested moving that bench more to the middle of the addition a number of posts back if my memory serves and that was one reason, even if I forgot to mention...
  10. Excellent point... :)

    Excellent point... :)
  11. Thread: Idle Hands?

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    Having been involved with multiple creative...

    Having been involved with multiple creative pursuits since I was a kid (music, art, theater, etc.) and also engaged with home improvement in the 1990s, it was almost "logical" to fall into the...
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    The downside to that suggestion is that it takes...

    The downside to that suggestion is that it takes the hand tool work away from the nice window space and natural light that the addition brings to the space. But I do agree that making the duct work...
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    Mount the unit to a board (I have the same...

    Mount the unit to a board (I have the same system...'just haven't use it yet) so you can locate stops to position the workpieces in the exact same position for a "production run". Consider...
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    That's really an attractive end result! It's...

    That's really an attractive end result! It's wonderful when you can start with the "clean slate" of a total gut of the space, too. Bravo!
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    James, I own a Stinger II SR-44. It's built...

    James, I own a Stinger II SR-44. It's built heavier than the Stinger I, although the latter is pretty heavy compared to most "benchtop CNCs". You are welcome to schedule a time with me to look at my...
  16. Pretty much similar precautions...don't go out...

    Pretty much similar precautions...don't go out without a reason and most of the time Professor Dr SWMBO stays home for less exposure. She teaches via video. The masks she made are excellent and...
  17. Think of it like a setup block that's thin but...

    Think of it like a setup block that's thin but precisely flat and fits snugly over the arbor like a blade would.
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    That's true...in this shop I did not. Next shop,...

    That's true...in this shop I did not. Next shop, should there ever be one, will be pretty much based on French cleats for anything that hangs on the walls. It's easy, relatively inexpensive and...
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    Big farming operations already are...but the...

    Big farming operations already are...but the personel running things are not staying in bed. GPS and other technologies handle machine movement, even when there's someone in the seat babysitting....
  20. One word: Money UPS has the ability to invest...

    One word: Money

    UPS has the ability to invest to reinvent their fleet. USPS doesn't currently have the funding for that because of the crippling requirement to pre-fund retirement out a long way....
  21. Bill, you're correct that the shape doesn't...

    Bill, you're correct that the shape doesn't matter, but it has to be precisely flat for the purposes it would be used, such as aligning the blade plane to the miter slots and then the fence to the...
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    Andy, that's true...if I had space the clamp...

    Andy, that's true...if I had space the clamp holders just a little wider, I could do second set down a little bit with things facing in the opposite direction as you note. While I'm not about to...
  23. Thread: Wall-eyed

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    A nicely appointed outbuilding can be very...

    A nicely appointed outbuilding can be very valuable going forward..."work from home" isn't going away I suspect and even if someone doesn't want a shop, they may enjoy having a separate place as an...
  24. Given the purpose of this precision disk...I'd...

    Given the purpose of this precision disk...I'd want a pro machinist or blade specialist to bore out the plate for 1" arbor applcations.
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    That's the thing...stacking reduced the necessary...

    That's the thing...stacking reduced the necessary wall space. I'm using half what I was prior to converting to the new clamp racks. 'Just a consideration. Everyone's shop and needs are different,...
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