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    +1 for red rosin paper

    +1 for red rosin paper
  2. I think your idea is worth trying given the 1/16"...

    I think your idea is worth trying given the 1/16" depth of cut.

    You will know pretty quickly if you try it.
  3. I would suggest making spline and groove instead...

    I would suggest making spline and groove instead of shiplap.Simpler to make and install. I have done several projects this way.

    I would also suggest horizontal furring 32" OC screwed to the...
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    As long as you're not gluing it should work. You...

    As long as you're not gluing it should work. You will likely have to tighten the screws as it dries out.

    Might stay straighter than if you dry boards from the fence posts.
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    ACRONYM of the day

    From Woodworking Network:

    "The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) has proposed changes to the proposed STURDY Act. STURDY (Stop Tip-Overs of Unstable Risky Dressers on Youth)...."
  6. Phillip, Check this out: ...

    Phillip, Check this out:

    http://www.southlandelectrical.com/search.html?keywords=3p+transformer#2

    Southland sells new and used elec components.
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    OK Warren, gotta wonder why.

    OK Warren, gotta wonder why.
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    I have a 16" F&E - probably a lot older - with...

    I have a 16" F&E - probably a lot older - with babbit bearings. It is 5hp 3ph on a Kay 10hp RPC and the starting load is such that I have a handle on the motor bracket and lift the motor to slack the...
  9. 1/4" clear Lexan

    1/4" clear Lexan
  10. McMaster-Carr has a large selection.

    McMaster-Carr has a large selection.
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    Matt - do you have a place that will sharpen the...

    Matt - do you have a place that will sharpen the lion knives? The company is out of biz - they used to do sharpening
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    I use drafting tools to get 2 or 3 views then...

    I use drafting tools to get 2 or 3 views then scan the drawings into Photoshop on my macs to clean up, resize, combine views, add lettering, do perspective...

    If I need more elaborate 3D I make a...
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    I tap wood regularly. Drill the pilot on a drill...

    I tap wood regularly. Drill the pilot on a drill press, chuck the tap in a VS drill, load the tap with paraffin and tap all the way through without stopping.

    Give it a try in some scrap!
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    Not a fix, but masking tape stops the bleed way...

    Not a fix, but masking tape stops the bleed way better (and quicker) than a band-aid.

    45 years ago I worked with a framer who would sign it when he left blood on the work. "It's my damn blood"
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    Sounds like a lot of good advice so far. I would...

    Sounds like a lot of good advice so far. I would add paying the $6 a year to post and see pictures and other benefits on this forum as a saw upgrade. Good luck with your saw, I have a shop full of...
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    johnny nailed it - its a glued box joint. I would...

    johnny nailed it - its a glued box joint. I would still replace it on a job but not for myself.
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    Crescent 32" band saw. Not sure of mfg. date,...

    Crescent 32" band saw. Not sure of mfg. date, 1898 on main casting. Still used daily.
  18. I've used a fair amount of persimmon. This is the...

    I've used a fair amount of persimmon. This is the Northern edge of its' range and they get pretty big here - I have some 24" slabs squirreled away. Light brown to cream-colored with black streaks.It...
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    No information about filing for a patent but I...

    No information about filing for a patent but I have read about the Creative Commons alternative.

    here is a short video by creator Lawrence Lessig:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nMdsLGmmVkU
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    Yep, metal taps are easier to use in wood than...

    Yep, metal taps are easier to use in wood than metal - no cutting oil needed ( I do put parrafin on the tap) and no backing up- actually works better in one steady motion.
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    I tap wood all the time but not pipe thread -I...

    I tap wood all the time but not pipe thread -I mostly use 5/16-18 screws. I drill a 1/4" hole then chuck the tap in a var speed drill.

    You could use smaller screws (machine or self tapping) to...
  22. Resource Conservation sells self adhesive foam...

    Resource Conservation sells self adhesive foam for mounting glass that compresses to 1/8".

    Mount glass between 2 strips and you have 1/2".
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    If you go with #1, somewhere around the 30th door...

    If you go with #1, somewhere around the 30th door you're gonna wish you had gone with the single moulded profile.
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    I use Red Devil Lye (1-3 TBS/1/2 gallon water)...

    I use Red Devil Lye (1-3 TBS/1/2 gallon water) Wear gloves.

    Re-sand with grey abrasive pad. Top with 3-5 coats WB poly.
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    I really like the silicone flap seals from...

    I really like the silicone flap seals from Resource Conservation. I have some that have been in service for 25 years
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