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  1. First time you try to stick one of those super...

    First time you try to stick one of those super handy magnetic feather boards on your Aluminum table saw, you'll know why you should have gone with cast iron.... ;) .

    It's more of - something that...
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    I'd like to take credit for it, but, it just...

    I'd like to take credit for it, but, it just popped up unaccredited on my FB.
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    How many people does it take?

    Q: How many people does it take to change a lightbulb on the internet?


    1 to change the light bulb and to post that the light bulb has been changed.
    14 to share similar experiences of changing...
  4. For stuff like knobs, I stick a screw in the knob...

    For stuff like knobs, I stick a screw in the knob & cut off the head - then stick it on a drill.

    Sanding sleeves on a drill press can be bad ju ju......a drill press isn't designed for lateral...
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    Well - let's see - small circular saws: 1.) -...

    Well - let's see - small circular saws:
    1.) - Makita cordless track saw & two 55" tracks. I picked mine up for $399 & got an extra set of batteries (5 AH ((about $115)) ) from a Home Depot online...
  6. My shed doors are heavy contraptions made of...

    My shed doors are heavy contraptions made of exterior 3/4" & 1/2" laminated plywood & treated 2x6 & 2x4 cross bucks. The shed builder hung them on piano hinges, screwed into the plywood doors and...
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    Exactly! I've lost track of the times I've read a...

    Exactly! I've lost track of the times I've read a post here where someone will ask "How do I .......?" and I think, "If you had a track saw, we wouldn't be having this discussion".
  8. Andrew - you sound as though you've done quite a...

    Andrew - you sound as though you've done quite a bit of this type thing. Would a diamond hole saw work? I keep one of those for drilling out ceramic tile and/or stone for plumbing fixtures.
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    Nice score - plenty of "wall hangers" in that...

    Nice score - plenty of "wall hangers" in that pile.

    You aren't really hard core though until you have at least a dozen tools that you have no idea what they do or how to use them.... ;)
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    As the owner of both - a Festool TS55EQ and a few...

    As the owner of both - a Festool TS55EQ and a few Woodpeckers items (router table plate & inserts & a Paolini ruler) I congratulate you on your acquisitions! All should provide you hours of pleasure...
  11. Correct - mineral spirits may damage it...then...

    Correct - mineral spirits may damage it...then again, maybe not. Best advice would be to try any and every thing on a scapr piece to test it.

    I managed to get some Waterborne floor poly on some...
  12. Yep Doug - as I said, if the situation calls for...

    Yep Doug - as I said, if the situation calls for it - the Roto-Zip can be invaluable.
    We just finished a rehab on a rental with some (not a bunch) of drywall & non overhead - I dragged the Roto-Zip...
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    Well - the mixed outlook on caffine is proabably...

    Well - the mixed outlook on caffine is proabably - our ban happy government will probably tax the daylights out of it one day - then finally just ban it.

    Until then - bottoms up while it's still...
  14. Do you already have a Roto-Zip? If not, then...

    Do you already have a Roto-Zip?
    If not, then very carefully review your supposed needs for one.

    I found taking a used recipricating saw coarse blade, with a duct tape "handle" to be the most...
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    Congratulations !!!!

    Congratulations !!!!
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    Lithium Ion & brushless motors have certainly...

    Lithium Ion & brushless motors have certainly made a big splash in the hand tool arena.
    Just a few years ago I was about done with any and all cordless tools. Since then, I've done a 180 & now I...
  17. Dave - I suppose you could use RV anti freeze...

    Dave - I suppose you could use RV anti freeze (LOL! I didn't feel right typing RV-AF! :D ) if you have it.
    (I don't want anything with ethelyne glycol in it around my hounds.)
    Since I don't have...
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    I tried the used route. All I found was...

    I tried the used route.
    All I found was overpriced junk or stuff located a couple/three hour drive away or broken equipment - plus, I looked for a couple years for stuff to come along. Add to it the...
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    I tried to get one of these type of clamps. I...

    I tried to get one of these type of clamps.
    I went through 5 - five - of them at Lowes and not a single one would work. They either didn't lock down or they wouldn't open at all.

    I can see one,...
  20. Matt - I have that exact same Graco you linked...

    Matt - I have that exact same Graco you linked to.
    Shop around and see what HD and Menards sell it for. IIRC, I paid $199 for mine.

    They work perfect for the size job you're planning.

    After...
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    I have a cordless Makita & a Festool TS55EQ. The...

    I have a cordless Makita & a Festool TS55EQ.
    The Festool w/Festool tracks is slightly more accurate - but - I'd not care to live or die on the difference. Both are quality tools.
    Since getting the...
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    I don't go up on anything higher than the bottom...

    I don't go up on anything higher than the bottom of a 2nd story window....

    Oddly though, I parachuted - not once, but twice, off the wing strut of a cessna....
    Only thing I can think of is that...
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    Space balls are a lot harder than foam (or...

    Space balls are a lot harder than foam (or silicone for that matter) & it takes quite a bit pf pressure to compress them.
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    +1 - I'm sure they have a value - but - IMHO, I...

    +1 - I'm sure they have a value - but - IMHO, I consider the power hand plane in the same catagory as the drum floor sander. Great tool - once mastered. Disaster at the end of a cord for the...
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    Gotta go with John - Elm. Ever try to split...

    Gotta go with John - Elm.

    Ever try to split Elm? It's a nightmare - which would make it ideal for wheels.
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