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  1. Kevin, I have to be honest...I kinda agree with...

    Kevin, I have to be honest...I kinda agree with James. To set things up the way you illustrate, you really need a more capable dust collection system. Dust collection is about moving air...a lot of...
  2. I would consider it if you are going to be...

    I would consider it if you are going to be spending a lot of time in the space and conditioning it.

    You may find this recent thread helpful, too...
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    The increase in power is nice when cutting...

    The increase in power is nice when cutting thicker material, but performance wise for most common cutting, it's not a big issue. The 3hp+ machines do tend to have more mass, slightly larger tables...
  4. Something to consider...if you do a lot of...

    Something to consider...if you do a lot of crosscutting, you might want to consider a short-stroke slider. You'd rip normally on the fence for longer stock but would have very good and repeatable...
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    If you mean you only have 120v power available,...

    If you mean you only have 120v power available, that's going to keep you in the 1.75hp max range machinery space which most often for new machines is a "hybrid" type cabinet saw. They have been...
  6. If you use the Google image search, you can...

    If you use the Google image search, you can choose STL, etc., as a file format and then search on description(s) of what you are looking for. If you click on anything interesting, it will generally...
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    Well...CNC... LOL

    Well...CNC... LOL
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    Enough with getting personal here. Discuss....

    Enough with getting personal here. Discuss. Question. Learn. But this is a community so how you say it matters. Please.

    Jim
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    Yea, my kitchen lower cabinets (and the pantry...

    Yea, my kitchen lower cabinets (and the pantry cabinet I just refinished) have ProClassic on them...all brushed since it had to be done in place for a refresh a few years ago. It really lays down...
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    Dennis, those benches turned out very nice from...

    Dennis, those benches turned out very nice from the photos I saw! 'Glad your son got some leave at home, too.

    This past week in the shop I did some cleanup and prep for a new commission that came...
  11. I'd consider using filler strips/edge treatment...

    I'd consider using filler strips/edge treatment and work out a way to make this a "feature" as an alternative to making all new drawer fronts.
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    On a typical North American style table saw,...

    On a typical North American style table saw, regardless of size, etc., most folks will likely use the left slot with the off-cut to the right. There's no rule that says you have to do that, however,...
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    I don't believe that you're going to be affected...

    I don't believe that you're going to be affected for this kind of projects by seven thou....especially since material is variable in thickness. I do always check with a caliper because sometimes...
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    LOL...my nemesis for many years.

    LOL...my nemesis for many years.
  15. The Raptor gun is what I'd use for this kind of...

    The Raptor gun is what I'd use for this kind of application...I"ve actually considered buying one for use on my CNC for hold-down situation to back away from using so many screws like I do now. But...
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    Try it without glue. If it's solid...be done with...

    Try it without glue. If it's solid...be done with it. If it rocks (assuming you have things properly leveled with the floor), then glue them. :)
  17. If you are going to use an existing outlet that...

    If you are going to use an existing outlet that happens to be a higher amperage than required, then replace the plug on the saw (if it even comes with one pre-installed) with a plug that matches the...
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    My thoughts are along the same lines as you...the...

    My thoughts are along the same lines as you...the shelving hardware goes on something removable. That applies whether you use bi-fold doors or you use removable panels.
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    The $6 a year Contributor membership helps keep...

    The $6 a year Contributor membership helps keep the lights on here. It also gives you access to the photos, private messages and Free Classifieds.

    Jim
    Forum Moderator
  20. My suggestion then would be to remove a longer...

    My suggestion then would be to remove a longer strip of drywall over the stud so you can fasten it back properly with screws and then do the mud work. Trying to fill larger gaps with "stuff"...
  21. Please click on the Donate button up above and...

    Please click on the Donate button up above and become a Contributor which gives you access to images, private messages and the Classifieds, etc. $6 per year.

    Jim
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  22. No experience, but I'd be very, very surprised if...

    No experience, but I'd be very, very surprised if the new saws were anything less than the previous, given that SCM/Minimax has built a strong case over the years for their machines. I've not seen a...
  23. I honestly don't know the answer to the question.

    I honestly don't know the answer to the question.
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    With those supports indexing into the double...

    With those supports indexing into the double stretcher at the top like they do, I think I'd actually not glue the table supports...just do the screw. That will make it even easier to knock down in...
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    The only place you will not be using glue for...

    The only place you will not be using glue for sure is between the table top and the base...it also appears in that plan that the horizontal table top supports are notched to fit over the base and use...
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