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    Wow, that's interesting. Looks kinda cobbled...

    Wow, that's interesting. Looks kinda cobbled together. Wonder what happens when he turns his head left or right or up or down.

    OTOH it does provide better than average vision.
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    The grid provides 120 volts plus or minus 10%....

    The grid provides 120 volts plus or minus 10%. Normally it is much closer than 10% but you may be in a place that is up there. And in your building you have some loads that can pull it down a bit...
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    The inside of a compressor tank will always be...

    The inside of a compressor tank will always be damp unless there is a dryer between it and the compressor. The difference between damp and a little water is insignificant.

    An auto drain is a fine...
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    A 2hp compressor may be drawing 20 amps, and more...

    A 2hp compressor may be drawing 20 amps, and more on startup. Available voltage will have a normal variation from the grid and more in your building due to other loads. You might need to increase the...
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    Did you unglue your fingers or are you looking...

    Did you unglue your fingers or are you looking for a special mitten?
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    Plywood is not so good for shelves, solid wood...

    Plywood is not so good for shelves, solid wood will be thinner, helping with cost.

    Plan carefully what will go on each shelf. If you make all the shelves tall enough for the tallest book you will...
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    A couple of things, Those pulleys seem to be...

    A couple of things,

    Those pulleys seem to be shallow so that the belts may be hitting bottom. Those link belts would make noise if that's the case. Normal belts may be better.

    Can you live...
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    Have a look at airsled.com I have no connection...

    Have a look at airsled.com
    I have no connection to them, just one of many sites to choose from. Might inspire some shopvac powered DIY solutions.
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    Those are parts to a missile launcher that is...

    Those are parts to a missile launcher that is being smuggles out of China. I predict a robbery soon. Just leave them outside and it will go well.
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    If you make a bench of it only a brave person...

    If you make a bench of it only a brave person would sit on it.
  11. This journey is a little like learning golf,...

    This journey is a little like learning golf, buying one club at a time. You can get around the course with a 5 iron,,,but adding a putter will make a big difference. Once you have a handful of clubs...
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    Those Special Customers

    Finding a customer who can overpay is a golden moment. They exist in many places, you just need to connect with a boutique product or service;

    Big Pharma, if you find one that needs hand carved...
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    Something that will help is slowing down the...

    Something that will help is slowing down the blade, but that's another whole discussion.
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    Vibration is probably not coming from the belt....

    Vibration is probably not coming from the belt. Almost everybody leaves the motor weight on the belt all the time. In a cold shop that could cause a little vibration for a minute or so but not too...
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    Steve That's an inspirational question. On my...

    Steve
    That's an inspirational question. On my traditional TS I use a (one sided) crosscut sled. It is 3/16" thick plywood so it does not take away much depth. But it is only about 24" square and has...
  16. Hi Chris You're using a lot of Basswood for...

    Hi Chris
    You're using a lot of Basswood for someone whose not in business. Are you making horse stalls of it? It might be time to create a business.
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    Thanks John. My saw will handle a 1/2" blade but...

    Thanks John. My saw will handle a 1/2" blade but I normally don't take the trouble to change it for resewing. So there's two things wrong with my method.
  18. Pretty cool hoods, but I can't imagine any of...

    Pretty cool hoods, but I can't imagine any of them would be any good with just a shop vac connected. Also, you'd want the collection to run for a minute after the saw stops to clear the hood and to...
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    You might not have good clamping of the joints....

    You might not have good clamping of the joints. Uneven pressure will build stress into the joint, as will high clamping force. This could cause a blowup in the sander. Clamp gently and evenly. Vacuum...
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    Hanging it off the brick could pull the brick...

    Hanging it off the brick could pull the brick down. It may be better to let the stonemason install it. He might want to put it a smidge higher or lower to accommodate his material and he may want to...
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    Thanks all. My shop is A/C so that's good. The...

    Thanks all.
    My shop is A/C so that's good. The three failed belts I have are a few years old and no brand. The Gator Grip belts on my stationary sander hold up great. Sounds like Klingspor is not a...
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    Mobil Bases 'bring your A game'

    If you move your machines around you might want to try Air Skates instead of wheels.

    You might have to upgrade your floor and make slight mods to your machines but then you can move ANY machine...
  23. You should ask Sawstop

    You should ask Sawstop
  24. Thread: Wood glue

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    For a while Elmer's Carpenter's Glue was hard to...

    For a while Elmer's Carpenter's Glue was hard to find, pushed off the shelves by Titebond, but yesterday I found it again. I prefer it to the thicker Titebond.
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    So that driftwood looks to have been eaten by...

    So that driftwood looks to have been eaten by shipworms. What diameter are those holes and what species of wood and what ocean? You might also post this on the boatbuilding forum (where it will cause...
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