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    I like to have space all around my work bench...

    I like to have space all around my work bench with a minimum of about 30". But...my bench, in addition to be height adjustable, also has a mobility kit on it so I can garner space on any or all sides...
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    Brian Holcombe makes similar legs for his chairs....

    Brian Holcombe makes similar legs for his chairs. The angles are different but essentially one turns the spindle, leaving the area for the junction with the stretcher unturned. The waste is trimmed...
  3. To use the four wire receptacle, put an...

    To use the four wire receptacle, put an appropriate matching plug on the saw's cord connecting the two hots and ground. There will be no connection for the neutral on the saw side. A four wire...
  4. They may be actual cement board screws...which...

    They may be actual cement board screws...which will not break easily...and from above, they may look like drywall screws. You may need to break that cement board apart into tiny pieces to remove it....
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    Yea....aggressive as heck. Leaves some marks, but...

    Yea....aggressive as heck. Leaves some marks, but it will power through when more teeth will not do the job!
  6. Mark, I think that the key difference is that...

    Mark, I think that the key difference is that with a .25" braised straight cutter, your effective "core" is smaller than .25" and hence, potentially weaker. The braised cutters certainly will help...
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    It makes sense, Johnny, and I suspected that was...

    It makes sense, Johnny, and I suspected that was the case. Fortuitously, that top is "busy" enough that the patching almost disappears at a glance and you have a nice solid top.
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    Sounds like this last week was "shop organization...

    Sounds like this last week was "shop organization week", Dennis. :) It was here, too. As an extension of the renovation I did to free up some space, a lot of other work had gone into better...
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    What kind of work you intend to do really is...

    What kind of work you intend to do really is going to affect your choice. If there's a lot of small detail cutting where a "table saw" is the best choice, then that Bosch may be worth the pain of the...
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    Lee Valley has options: ...

    Lee Valley has options: https://www.leevalley.com/en-ca/shop/garden/lawn-care/shears
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    Just a small program note about downloading art...

    Just a small program note about downloading art and fonts...licensing matters if one is going to do commercial work. Free is not necessarily your friend in that respect and the penalties, despite low...
  12. I also missed that they were "straight" bits...

    I also missed that they were "straight" bits which generally changes the game.
  13. My particular cabinet isn't a special "fire...

    My particular cabinet isn't a special "fire retardant" cabinet, although those do exist. There's no gasoline, diesel, etc., in my shop. What little I keep is in the garage bay (separate from the...
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    Ambrosia maple is sometimes pretty extraordinary,...

    Ambrosia maple is sometimes pretty extraordinary, especially when it's also blessed with some figure. I cut some things for a client recently that featured both and wow...really kewel result.

    I'm...
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    I doubt that semi-rigid material is going to...

    I doubt that semi-rigid material is going to handle the negative pressure that a dust collection system creates, honestly. It's not made with that in mind.
  16. The "dance" was referring to was merely choosing...

    The "dance" was referring to was merely choosing the right tool for the given job...which you clearly have determined. :)
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    Outstanding result!!! If I'm not mistaken, it...

    Outstanding result!!! If I'm not mistaken, it was common to rub linseed oil over milk paint, but for today's world, the Waterlox is likely a very good choice.
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    That is incredibly well crafted, Dennis!!!

    That is incredibly well crafted, Dennis!!!
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    One of my favorites, too, Jim, although I tend to...

    One of my favorites, too, Jim, although I tend to use the "just oil" version most of the time. The cherry desk I built my spouse back in 1997 (before she was even my spouse) was finished with the...
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    True dat!!!!!!!

    True dat!!!!!!!
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    Ah, I missed that post for some reason...yup....

    Ah, I missed that post for some reason...yup. That's not a hard drive. It doesn't store anything internally. It only reads and writes DVDs. So if your photos are on DVDs (or CDROMs) you can just get...
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    The potential issue here is whether or not the...

    The potential issue here is whether or not the old drive and a current generation drive use the same technology to plug in...otherwise, I don't disagree at all.
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    https://sqepwq.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mBGf5R-0uPkaUae...

    https://sqepwq.bn.files.1drv.com/y4mBGf5R-0uPkaUaeT6LmqGRycGHHhZsv2HHth7hVzw7D42iJZ9YmRepfMWCwp5HhlpCiQiqOB3CjuMH0jL9OsqUTh107mnscQa-E_6nOw_cktlgS2B60MbsqRvetue1MjcO3TqxfaI6zqwWpdAM4nbfpD_HucF9bpY392x...
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    Flexible construction adhesive...if he must use...

    Flexible construction adhesive...if he must use "glue", but it's going to fall apart at some point in the recent future due to exposure and weather. Mechanical fasteners are pretty much the only way...
  25. I try to keep a minimum of "solvents" around in...

    I try to keep a minimum of "solvents" around in my shop...DNA, Mineral Spirits...although I'm now leaning to Naptha to lose the greasiness and Acetone. I also have white vinegar. I really don't need...
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