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    If you build the closet around the cyclone, can...

    If you build the closet around the cyclone, can you assemble the closet with screws? I'd hate to build the closet, and then some day down the road need to service the cyclone.
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    Or maybe you could move the baffle to that wall...

    Or maybe you could move the baffle to that wall below the input duct. That would seem to offer a lot more space than the above-door location, so you could make the baffle cross section bigger.
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    Yeah, all that other stuff you've mentioned acts...

    Yeah, all that other stuff you've mentioned acts upon sound which is already has to be fighting its way through walls and floors and such. In contrast, the return air baffle has unobstructed...
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    Sorry, I wasn't clear. I meant for you to line...

    Sorry, I wasn't clear. I meant for you to line the baffle.
  5. We agree. You need something to pull the sides...

    We agree. You need something to pull the sides inwards. That's a back. A back is usually a big sheet of plywood fastened all the way around. Staples work. Glue works. Okay, you have to put a...
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    Can you line the interior walls with something...

    Can you line the interior walls with something soft and fluffy? That will absorb high frequency sounds. For instance...
  7. Does the bookshelf have a back? If it does,...

    Does the bookshelf have a back? If it does, that will pull the sides straight.

    A back also adds big resistance to wracking, so it is a really good feature on several issues.
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    If you're going to be doing this a lot, Bosch has...

    If you're going to be doing this a lot, Bosch has a drill which includes an offset chuck among several other things. ...
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    For sanding near the final coats, I use really...

    For sanding near the final coats, I use really fine sandpaper -- 800 or even 1200. All you're trying to do is to knock off dust nibs, and the super fine grit can do that. The super fine grit must...
  10. One solution would be a 115:230 volt transformer....

    One solution would be a 115:230 volt transformer. For instance...
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    An issue with epoxy is that deep fills can...

    An issue with epoxy is that deep fills can thermally run away, which turns out to be a disaster. Look for products specifically intended for river tables and the like.
  12. I haven't tried linseed oil as a resist against...

    I haven't tried linseed oil as a resist against epoxy. My guess is that it should help.

    Here's two things which will also help.
    *Put your glue only in the mortise. If you have excess glue,...
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    Epoxy. It doesn't creep, which is important for...

    Epoxy. It doesn't creep, which is important for bent lamination. It is also pretty water resistant. I use West Systems 105, but there are others.

    I betcha that 1/8" thick wood will not bend...
  14. If there's big gaps, and the epoxy is quite...

    If there's big gaps, and the epoxy is quite liquid, there's no reason for it to fill the gaps. You can use sanding dust as a filler. Not sawdust -- those particles are too big -- but sanding...
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    D Lawless offers 5/16" Phillips flat head brass...

    D Lawless offers 5/16" Phillips flat head brass plated screws in #2 and in #3 sizes. https://www.dlawlesshardware.com/flat-head-screws.html
  16. Tomís mention of Bona Naturale brings up the...

    Tomís mention of Bona Naturale brings up the whole world of two-component cabinet finishes. Two common kinds are conversion varnish and 2-K urethane. They are more durable than the single-component...
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    Transtint has a blue dye. Go to...

    Transtint has a blue dye. Go to https://homesteadfinishingproducts.com/transtint-liquid-dyes/, and scroll down to #6022.

    In my experience, dyes go everywhere. That is, they bleed past any...
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    There is a wood called Blue Mahoe. It grows in...

    There is a wood called Blue Mahoe. It grows in the Caribbean, and is the national tree of Jamaica. It is said to sometimes have a blue tinge.
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    https://www.ptreeusa.com/dust_drill_press.html
  20. +1 on buying a slide system designed to do...

    +1 on buying a slide system designed to do exactly what you want to do. You get a very sturdy bottom slide. You get a top slide. You get a mounting scheme which has been thought out for exactly...
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    I have a first-generation A3-31. Your photos...

    I have a first-generation A3-31. Your photos certainly look like the infeed table is out of whack. The infeed table can be adjusted. I've done it to mine. I've never had to take out a whole...
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    I would make those curved legs as bent...

    I would make those curved legs as bent laminations. I'd make a bending form to establish the curve. I'd make a custom vacuum bag wide enough and long enough to hold the laminates. The bending...
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    Look into permeable driveway materials. They let...

    Look into permeable driveway materials. They let rain water go through the driveway into the underlying soil. Or another way to look at them, they serve as driveways. but don't let water stand on...
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    Two panels in the headboard goes well with the...

    Two panels in the headboard goes well with the easy pillow arrangement: two pillows, one below each panel. Three panels doesn't work as well.
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    1. I see the three panels across the head/foot...

    1. I see the three panels across the head/foot boards. On a queen size bed would two panels look better than three shorter ones?

    What? Three shorter ones? Are you considering two panels, one...
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