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  1. Solvents in the shop (I hope not too geeky)

    Most of us keep solvents around for a variety of shop purposes. Probably most common are to dilute other solutions and to dissolve other materials. If one does not work, we can try a different one....
  2. PM sent accepting offer with pending pickup date....

    PM sent accepting offer with pending pickup date. Thanks, Nick.
  3. If applying to vertical surfaces, you might...

    If applying to vertical surfaces, you might diminish the effect of runs by starting at the bottom.
  4. The 2nd pictures shows nails that appear below...

    The 2nd pictures shows nails that appear below the surface and on an inside face. I would not risk making the holes larger. If you do fill, the material you use should be a tad bit darker than the...
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    Nice table. I wonder if a more gloss finish would...

    Nice table. I wonder if a more gloss finish would have helped to hide the shiny spots in the second photo. My inclination (as a frustrated perfectionist) would be to sand until the epoxy is gone and...
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    Your artistic eye is evident in all your...

    Your artistic eye is evident in all your projects. Are there structural reasons for selection of different woods for the components? (Maybe this is covered in the Buchanan video.) How was the...
  7. Very nice! The lines are elegant and soft yet the...

    Very nice! The lines are elegant and soft yet the piece is sturdy. What are the dimensions? Thanks for sharing.
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    I scraped some wax from a turning stock piece...

    I scraped some wax from a turning stock piece yesterday and it readily melted in our kitchen oven which has a minimum temp setting of 170F. On further thinking after Tom's comment, there are...
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    I like the design and it looks good in it's...

    I like the design and it looks good in it's setting. Keep at it.
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    May be fewer people but many more workers, i.e....

    May be fewer people but many more workers, i.e. employees, were injured. Industrial safety standards, many of which originated to protect the enhanced value of human output during WWII, were often...
  11. Looks similar to mine. The first 2 digits of the...

    Looks similar to mine. The first 2 digits of the S/N indicate the year it was manufactured. Is it coming with the router table and router? Quite a deal!
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    What is the price?

    What is the price?
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    Bee's knees is the first thought I had. Excellent...

    Bee's knees is the first thought I had. Excellent work. What are the overall dimensions, if you do not mind my asking? Thanks for sharing!
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    You may want to keep your collector mobile as...

    You may want to keep your collector mobile as others have recommended. If not, it could be placed near the exterior door so an overhead drop for the center assembly will not interfere with the garage...
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    I love the look - very up-to-date. Your...

    I love the look - very up-to-date. Your craftsmanship is easily seen as well as your eye for design. Thanks for sharing.
  16. You could use the router for most of the edge and...

    You could use the router for most of the edge and then rasps, files and sand paper for the ends. You still need to be careful if the grain does not run parallel to the edge.
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    It is a important consideration, especially for...

    It is a important consideration, especially for larger pieces. Plywood is denser than many hardwoods and can make pieces quite heavy. A frame and panel design can reduce the total material volume and...
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    Could the block be heated in an oven (while no...

    Could the block be heated in an oven (while no one is looking) so the wax melts away? Maybe use a scrap plywood piece substantially larger than the block with a few nails to suspend the block a bit...
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    Fine Woodworking article on bending wood just...

    Fine Woodworking article on bending wood just arrived in the mail yesterday. I have not read it but they show a variety of methods. Good luck.
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    I am not experienced with the technique but have...

    I am not experienced with the technique but have read that kiln-dried hardwoods do not respond to steam in the same way as air-dried wood. True?
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    Sticky: Please add my name to the entrants. I have not...

    Please add my name to the entrants. I have not won anything for many a year but I keep trying. Thanks
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    Just saw a Rockler ad that had chair plans...

    Just saw a Rockler ad that had chair plans discounted 40%, iirc.
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    Maybe rubbing some crushed, 'clean' kitty litter...

    Maybe rubbing some crushed, 'clean' kitty litter would work it is an oil-based contaminant.
  24. Thanks for your ingenuity and the time you took...

    Thanks for your ingenuity and the time you took to post this thorough tutorial. Input such as yours is what makes SMC so valuable.
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    Ash is a nice working wood. I built a hutch many...

    Ash is a nice working wood. I built a hutch many years ago. Nice project.
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