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  1. I went through a broker & after looking at my...

    I went through a broker & after looking at my situation they recommended not to purchase an advantage plan
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    Great job. You should be proud.

    Great job. You should be proud.
  3. Thread: First CNC

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    I would cut simple shapes first to check the...

    I would cut simple shapes first to check the calibration. Rectangles, triangles & circles. Cut a specific size then measure the actual size.
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    Many people here say to purchase your second CNC...

    Many people here say to purchase your second CNC first. I am doing the exact opposite. I purchased a cheap 40mm x 30mm from China. Total cost for everything need to get started was under $800.

    My...
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    Thank you Brian. That article really helped. Time...

    Thank you Brian. That article really helped. Time to make a prototype.
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    Round Over on Small Circles

    I am making some trim rings. 3" diameter circles of 3/8" maple. I'm looking for suggestions as to the best\safest way to round over the outside edge.

    The current plan is to use the router table...
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    I started using it about six months ago. So far,...

    I started using it about six months ago. So far, I am very happy. I had been using Renaissance Wax before switching.
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    Vacuum Clamping

    I have been using domino's on many projects recently and expect even more coming up. Even though my workbench has the grid of 20 mm holes, along with every appropriate clamp than I can think of, I...
  9. I do the same as Lisa. I order online, with free...

    I do the same as Lisa. I order online, with free shipping to closest HD. Shipping is usually only a couple of days. Never has an issue with damage.
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    Before Badger Pond there was a woodworking group...

    Before Badger Pond there was a woodworking group on CompuServe. When they shut it down a bunch of us migrated to Badger Pond.
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    I like to spray and use water-based. I am much...

    I like to spray and use water-based. I am much better at spraying than brushing.
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    Thank you John. After discussing with Jeff...

    Thank you John.

    After discussing with Jeff from Target I decided to use pigmented lacquer with the 9300 clear coat. He pointed out that being outside for approximately three weeks a year isn't...
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    Thank you for the information. I think that I...

    Thank you for the information.

    I think that I have it figured out.
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    Help With Target Coatings

    Looking for suggestions as to the Target Coatings product would be best for exterior use. I contacted them via email & voicemail but have not heard anything back.

    I am building a sleigh for...
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    Thanks, it worked great. I just rinsed with...

    Thanks, it worked great. I just rinsed with water and after it dries, I will reglue.
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    Epoxy Didn't Cure

    I am making a few jewelry boxes for presents. I used quick set epoxy to hold the splines in the corners of one box. After two days it never cured so I removed all of the splines. Any suggestion as...
  17. A few years ago I started buying all gas for...

    A few years ago I started buying all gas for small engines at an airport. No ethanol. All of my fuel related issues went away.
  18. IMO the result will depend on the shape you are...

    IMO the result will depend on the shape you are in before the surgery along with how hard you are willing to work on your rehab. I have had six surgeries at L5-S1, including two fusions. I developed...
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    14" Bandsaw Tire

    The tire on the top wheel of my 30 year old 14" Jet bandsaw came off while cutting today. I am not sure if I should just put the tire back on or replace both tires. If replace, what kind of...
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    I love the William NG design. I built the...

    I love the William NG design. I built the template, gathered all of my plywood scrap & made about 150. 3/4", 1/2" & 1/4", basically all of the stuff lying around. 1/4" is the least useful. I mostly...
  21. Sawmill Creek is the absolute best forum that I...

    Sawmill Creek is the absolute best forum that I have participated in. The mods are wonderful & do a great job of keeping the threads focused on woodworking topics. I appreciate the work that keeps...
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    I wish that I could say yes. Back to the sneaker...

    I wish that I could say yes. Back to the sneaker net.
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    I purchased one about 18 months ago. After a bit...

    I purchased one about 18 months ago. After a bit the lights indicated that the barrel was full when completely empty. It even said full with the barrel removed. I contacted them and they sent me a...
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    My only suggestion is to wipe down with mineral...

    My only suggestion is to wipe down with mineral spirits after you believe that you have removed of the previous grit and are ready for the next grit. This will highlight any swirl marks.

    This...
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    My local hardware store had Watco Teak Oil for a...

    My local hardware store had Watco Teak Oil for a reasonable price so I picked up some.

    I live in coastal Maine, and I know the piece will live outside year round, so no expectations that it will...
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