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    I would recommend that you stack and sticker...

    I would recommend that you stack and sticker those boards with substantial weight on them so that they will stay flat and straight. Drying them as you have stated will likely lead to disappointment. ...
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    My father made several cedar chests out of solid...

    My father made several cedar chests out of solid aromatic cedar. He applied finish on the out side surfaces directly on the cedar. I believe it was a lacquer based finish. 25 years later the finish...
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    If you decide to use you existing tank for...

    If you decide to use you existing tank for additional capacity be sure to leave the safety valve in place. You may also want to consider mounting your old tank at the far end or middle of your...
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    Photos would be inspirational.

    Photos would be inspirational.
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    Are thes board cupped as they come from your...

    Are thes board cupped as they come from your storage or are you surfacing them?

    Were they stored stacked and sticketed? What sort of storage area?
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    Really slick window hardware

    I don't know what they call it but they have some really neat window hardware in Italy.

    The window looks like this closed and locked.
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    With yhe handle horizontal. It opens by swinging to...
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    If you are using the mobile app version this us a...

    If you are using the mobile app version this us a pretty common occurance. I switch to the full site when i want to include photos.
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    Over time maple will yellow to a light amber...

    Over time maple will yellow to a light amber color where exposed to light.
  9. Practically every small town has one or more...

    Practically every small town has one or more antique shops. The available tools are hit or miss. Some folks think their junk tools are more valuable than if they were made of precious metals.
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    I would change them all to kiln dried material...

    I would change them all to kiln dried material other sise you could get sticker stain in your maple which may not go away when you surface the boards.
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    There is a sticky thread up above that discusses...

    There is a sticky thread up above that discusses photo orientation issues. When we shift to the new software it will no longer be an issue.
  12. The problem is that you can't always get the...

    The problem is that you can't always get the thread to thread seal when pipe fittings have to be at pecise orientations. Sometimes you are a half or quater turn from completely tight. That is where...
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    My bushing kit came with a brass adapter similar...

    My bushing kit came with a brass adapter similar to this one that fits thr freud router perfectly.
    https://www.rockler.com/makita-template-guide-adapter
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    My Porter Cable bushings fit right in on my Freud...

    My Porter Cable bushings fit right in on my Freud 2-1/2 hp router. The brass mounting plate for the bushings clamps into the base of the router.
  15. In addition to the jobs above you can cut sheet...

    In addition to the jobs above you can cut sheet metal duct work, PVC pipe, cut nails, scrape of old putty or glue, sand hard to reach places, make openings in dry wall or panels, etc
  16. I would suggest making a test cut in some wider...

    I would suggest making a test cut in some wider scrap pieces and measuring the distance between tails. That should give you the minimum width. This also gives you a sample so you can get your depth...
  17. Personally, I like Loctite 565 pipe sealant with...

    Personally, I like Loctite 565 pipe sealant with teflon. It applies easily and allows for some immediate adjustment (teflon tape does not). Properly tightened fittings will seal instantly to...
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    Doesn't that confuse legitimate callers?

    Doesn't that confuse legitimate callers?
  19. If the wood is dented in, put a single drop of...

    If the wood is dented in, put a single drop of water on each ding. That will swell the wood out to its original position, then do your staining and General Fnishing.
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    I've built several pieces of furniture from...

    I've built several pieces of furniture from Shagbark Hickory. The wood is hard, will take a slight amount of stain and finishes very smooth. When gluing up boards make sure you pay attention to the...
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    I think you'll be fine. The tiger maple serving...

    I think you'll be fine. The tiger maple serving tray, about 14x20, in the photo below is made up of several pieces edge glued together to make the tray bottom. They have held together for over 20...
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    Apparently Verizon can identify spam calls, but...

    Apparently Verizon can identify spam calls, but sends them through any way with a caller ID that says spam.
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    Bill your current editor is set to WYSIWYG...

    Bill your current editor is set to WYSIWYG according to your profile, I suggest you change it to standard.

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    We had a rash of those a couple of months ago...

    We had a rash of those a couple of months ago with our name and number. We also get calls from local numbers that we don't recognize. Like Ken, I don't need a phone to talk to myself either.
  25. I would put it out in the sun for a day.

    I would put it out in the sun for a day.
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