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    I also love the simple clamps for short work. ...

    I also love the simple clamps for short work. Great idea, which I promise I will copy soon.

    I have cut pieces as small as 4 X 6" with my track saw.
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    I would not exchange a SawStop for a personal...

    I would not exchange a SawStop for a personal introduction to THE Queen. That's crazy money for me.
  3. Oh boy, are you gonna be sorry you asked that...

    Oh boy, are you gonna be sorry you asked that question.

    I will try to shorten the answer. In the later part of the last millenium, I started running with the wrong crowd. They were all into...
  4. Nice review Stewart. I have had my Grizzly 623...

    Nice review Stewart.

    I have had my Grizzly 623 slider for a year now, and have been too busy to really use it much so far, but I agree with you on many points.


    About the stamped steel...
  5. I just had a garage built using LP Smartsiding. ...

    I just had a garage built using LP Smartsiding. We put the siding up first, and used redwood trim. The old workshop next to it was built this way over 30 years ago, and still looks fine. Smartside...
  6. I like Prashun's thoughts on this, but I have...

    I like Prashun's thoughts on this, but I have probably over 100 bits, and nowhere near enough routers.
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    I assume the old timber beams that remain will be...

    I assume the old timber beams that remain will be recycled, and much of the wood devoted to building 'special' projects, and sold to builders of collectibles. Items like the Resolute desk at the...
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    Without cheating and looking it up, I am gonna...

    Without cheating and looking it up, I am gonna take a wild guess and say it was when George Washington attacked Montreal.

    But hey, I live in CA. We weren't even a state unit the US wanted our...
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    Another one I hadn't seen: Transient holding...

    Another one I hadn't seen:

    Transient holding cardboard sign at freeway entrance..."My wife had a better lawyer".
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    Click bait wisdom

    Couldn't resist repeating this item I got from a click bait funny signs list..




    'Adam and Eve were the first people who didn't read the 'Apple' terms and conditions page.'
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    Thanks Rod, That is what I was taught also,...

    Thanks Rod,

    That is what I was taught also, but Aarons post mentioning that we were military allies since 1778 made me wonder if I had missed something. Maybe he meant 1878.

    In any case, we...
  12. Should work fine, as long as you don't need the...

    Should work fine, as long as you don't need the shaper.

    I have a RT built into my TS, but don't use it too often for the reasons Andrew mentions.

    Is it possible to go the other way, and add a...
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    Excuse my ignorance Aaron, but are you saying...

    Excuse my ignorance Aaron, but are you saying that Canada was a military ally with the US during the war of 1812?

    If so, please educate me as I am confused.

    PS: Happy Birthday Canada.
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    Thanks Shiraz, It is always great to see...

    Thanks Shiraz,

    It is always great to see confirmation that the American Dream is still alive for those willing and able to pursue it.
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    Where I live, a pest guy told me a brown recluse...

    Where I live, a pest guy told me a brown recluse spider looks like a black widow, but not shiny, and no markings. He showed me what look like BW eggs in the usual hairball, but the ball had little...
  16. Thread: Banks !!!!

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    As mentioned before, Credit Unions are a lot more...

    As mentioned before, Credit Unions are a lot more consumer friendly. We have been with ours since 1966, and any glitches have been dealt with promptly.

    When my Aunt died, we had to take over...
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    Sounds like it was worth the extra money, with a...

    Sounds like it was worth the extra money, with a driveway like you describe. Sounds like a fantastic machine.

    This coming from a guy who once was left with a brand new Woodmaster 36" drum sander...
  18. About that K5. I am sure it will work just fine...

    About that K5. I am sure it will work just fine with the added ventilation feature.

    I have the forerunner K3, as well as an older one, and have found the front operated clamp to be really handy. ...
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    What I can tell you is that PVA primer for...

    What I can tell you is that PVA primer for drywall does NOT work well on OSB.

    My new garage is drywalled and has an uncovered 7X14 ridge beam. We shot it with PVA and two coats white paint, and it...
  20. Thanks for posting that Ted. Nice job on the...

    Thanks for posting that Ted. Nice job on the flip stop, too.
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    I have the exact same experience as Ken. In my...

    I have the exact same experience as Ken. In my case my wife decided I should get a brand new RBI Hawk 26", and insisted we get it at the San Diego fair. She also bought several scrollsaw books and...
  22. Mine is a bit different. My saw is in the middle...

    Mine is a bit different. My saw is in the middle of the shop, with an 'island' configuration. Against the right side of the TS is my jointer. Directly behind the right wing of the TS is the...
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    Andrew makes a good point about the extension...

    Andrew makes a good point about the extension cord.

    A few years back I bought a Craftsman TS at a yard sale. It was in the driveway 50" from the house, and I asked him to run the saw, so he...
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    Sounds great. As always you will get it...

    Sounds great.

    As always you will get it working fine, but wish you had done a few things differently. Then you will be making the Mk II edition....bigger better and more refined.

    That's when I...
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    Wow, I thought maybe I was special. ...

    Wow,

    I thought maybe I was special.

    Seriously, there are quite a few Chinese in this area, so I guess it follows they would not be immune to the problem. Strange I never get any in Spanish,...
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