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  1. Thread: Hit a Cow

    by Steve Demuth
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    Definitely go with pig as the safer of two bad...

    Definitely go with pig as the safer of two bad options, if by some bizarre circumstance you ever have to choose. Pigs are lower, and as a result much less likely to come over the hood and smash into...
  2. Your cynicism is fair, if there really is no...

    Your cynicism is fair, if there really is no difference of note between the glues. But the differences in open and assembly time and chalk temperature are real, and make a difference in my shop at...
  3. While I agree that sticking with quantities...

    While I agree that sticking with quantities you'll use in less than a year is wise, I am skeptical of the "it goes bad after a year" claim though. I've used quite a bit of 2-3 year old Titebond III...
  4. Yep. Titebond III is hardly the only glue I use...

    Yep. Titebond III is hardly the only glue I use (I like CA for many things, and use epoxy where its gap-filling ability is important) but it's my primary go to. The fact that it's reliable at...
  5. Thanks Jim.

    Thanks Jim.
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    I hear this all the time in many contexts - "it's...

    I hear this all the time in many contexts - "it's not an accident, because someone was doing something stupid that caused it."

    Here's the first meaning of the word accident in the Oxford...
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    I saved all summer in 1973 to raise $395 for an...

    I saved all summer in 1973 to raise $395 for an HP35 to replace my slide rule at the beginning of the 1973 school year, but by the time I had the money to order it (from an ad on, I think, the last...
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    Power tool injuries, per hour of exposure, are...

    Power tool injuries, per hour of exposure, are clearly more likely with those inexperienced and untrained. But, as others have pointed out, they don't go to zero in any group. A factory environment...
  9. Jim, I'm really curious about this. I've been...

    Jim,

    I'm really curious about this. I've been considering getting a CNC machine, but no way do I have room for anything bigger than 24" x 36" bed size. The machines seem highly interesting to me...
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    When you say "my email server's IP addresses" - I...

    When you say "my email server's IP addresses" - I assume that it's actually an Ipage email service mapped to your domain name, or are you using something else?

    I don't know anything about Ipage in...
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    It's a bandsawn box made from hard maple. The...

    It's a bandsawn box made from hard maple. The lid is also maple with a hammered copper top sheet. The knobbly surface of the wood was done with a gouge. Finished, I think, with boiled linseed oil...
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    My son does a lot of repoussť. The technique...

    My son does a lot of repoussť. The technique can go nicely with woodworking. This is a weekend project my son and I made a couple of years back:
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  13. It's pretty clear that nobody has a lock on the...

    It's pretty clear that nobody has a lock on the word engineer. In most states, if you're a Civil Engineer or Mechanical Engineer, and provide services to the public in that capacity you have have...
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    If it is actually damaged, then you're probably...

    If it is actually damaged, then you're probably better off springing for a MT reamer to clean it up. Trying to hone it is going to be hard - both because the hone won't fit in the smaller part of...
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    Are you certain it's not 4 3/8"? Steel Bench Dog...

    Are you certain it's not 4 3/8"? Steel Bench Dog inserts use a zero clearance plate of eithe 4" or 4 3/8". If it's either of those then look here. The link will lead you to a variety of inserts...
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    Surprised you made it through a load. Ouch!

    Surprised you made it through a load. Ouch!
  17. If your frames are from narrow stock, miters are...

    If your frames are from narrow stock, miters are perfect, and you properly size and apply glue on both pieces, and get a tight enough clamp, most frames will hold together fine. Several hanging in...
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    My parents moved to town 18 months ago after 67...

    My parents moved to town 18 months ago after 67 years on our family farm. In cleaning out the outbuildings after their pre-move auction, I came across the bale hook my old man made for me when I was...
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    Pretty hard to even find small square bales...

    Pretty hard to even find small square bales around here. We get ours in 1800 lb round bales. Stand them on end near the yard and unroll them to feed by hand.

    But back in the day (we're talking...
  20. Thread: Brr!

    by Steve Demuth
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    Yep, I just looked, and that's where we bottomed...

    Yep, I just looked, and that's where we bottomed out at 9:00AM today, before it started warming up. I hadn't realized it was still getting colder when I looked at sunrise.
  21. Thread: Brr!

    by Steve Demuth
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    -33F is insanely cold for Quad Cities. Lots of...

    -33F is insanely cold for Quad Cities. Lots of plants and little critters that far South that won't survive that.
  22. Thread: Brr!

    by Steve Demuth
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    -31F at dawn today. Coldest we've seen in a...

    -31F at dawn today. Coldest we've seen in a couple of decades. Rain in the 40s predicted for this coming weekend. Was 50F 3 weeks ago. If I have a single living fruit bud in the orchard and...
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    That's in the vicinity of the total seasonal...

    That's in the vicinity of the total seasonal temperature change record on our farm, where it has in the same meteorological year been 101F in July and -44F in January: 145F total. Over the span of...
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    I've had a Rikon 10-324 and I use a Shopvac and...

    I've had a Rikon 10-324 and I use a Shopvac and Dust Deputy on it. The dust collection is not great - it is from a port at the base of the lower wheel enclosure, so no draw from the actual cutting...
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    I wouldn't give $300 for a brand new one. If...

    I wouldn't give $300 for a brand new one. If you were in Iowa rather than Ohio, though, I'd sell you mine for a couple of beers and a good story or two. Worst machine purchase I've ever made.
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