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    Interesting, I have not seen that. Made my own...

    Interesting, I have not seen that. Made my own but without wheels. They would restrict movement.
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    If you get fiberglass ceiling tiles, (yellow...

    If you get fiberglass ceiling tiles, (yellow fiberglass with white plastic facing) at the big blue box store, you can bend them in half and stuff them thru the grid. They will pop back flat. Using...
  3. Do you need wheels? Toss them out and extend the...

    Do you need wheels? Toss them out and extend the legs.
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    If you can find a blueprint cabinet and add a few...

    If you can find a blueprint cabinet and add a few dividers, it will be a great improvement over whatever you are using
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    Thanks guys, good advice right on point. ...

    Thanks guys, good advice right on point.

    Rattle can paint has given me mixed results, good finish but never drys very hard. Tried two types from Sherwin Williams. Maybe the lack of VOC in recent...
  6. Milling your own lumber is fun but it doesn't...

    Milling your own lumber is fun but it doesn't save money until you build and sell a lot of furniture and all of one species. You will need somewhere to dry and store lumber and the mill. Might want...
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    That will work fine but a 6 x 6 x 4 wye would...

    That will work fine but a 6 x 6 x 4 wye would have caused slightly less disturbance to the main line, if you could have found one.

    Congrats on the new toy.
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    Painted Finish Advice Wanted

    I'm making a chair of Hickory and plan to paint it.

    I will upholster the seat, back rest and armpads. Colors not yet chosen but the paint will be a bold primary color with the fabric more muted. ...
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    Wow, that's interesting. Looks kinda cobbled...

    Wow, that's interesting. Looks kinda cobbled together. Wonder what happens when he turns his head left or right or up or down.

    OTOH it does provide better than average vision.
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    The grid provides 120 volts plus or minus 10%....

    The grid provides 120 volts plus or minus 10%. Normally it is much closer than 10% but you may be in a place that is up there. And in your building you have some loads that can pull it down a bit...
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    The inside of a compressor tank will always be...

    The inside of a compressor tank will always be damp unless there is a dryer between it and the compressor. The difference between damp and a little water is insignificant.

    An auto drain is a fine...
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    A 2hp compressor may be drawing 20 amps, and more...

    A 2hp compressor may be drawing 20 amps, and more on startup. Available voltage will have a normal variation from the grid and more in your building due to other loads. You might need to increase the...
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    Did you unglue your fingers or are you looking...

    Did you unglue your fingers or are you looking for a special mitten?
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    Plywood is not so good for shelves, solid wood...

    Plywood is not so good for shelves, solid wood will be thinner, helping with cost.

    Plan carefully what will go on each shelf. If you make all the shelves tall enough for the tallest book you will...
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    A couple of things, Those pulleys seem to be...

    A couple of things,

    Those pulleys seem to be shallow so that the belts may be hitting bottom. Those link belts would make noise if that's the case. Normal belts may be better.

    Can you live...
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    Have a look at airsled.com I have no connection...

    Have a look at airsled.com
    I have no connection to them, just one of many sites to choose from. Might inspire some shopvac powered DIY solutions.
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    Those are parts to a missile launcher that is...

    Those are parts to a missile launcher that is being smuggles out of China. I predict a robbery soon. Just leave them outside and it will go well.
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    If you make a bench of it only a brave person...

    If you make a bench of it only a brave person would sit on it.
  19. This journey is a little like learning golf,...

    This journey is a little like learning golf, buying one club at a time. You can get around the course with a 5 iron,,,but adding a putter will make a big difference. Once you have a handful of clubs...
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    Those Special Customers

    Finding a customer who can overpay is a golden moment. They exist in many places, you just need to connect with a boutique product or service;

    Big Pharma, if you find one that needs hand carved...
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    Something that will help is slowing down the...

    Something that will help is slowing down the blade, but that's another whole discussion.
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    Vibration is probably not coming from the belt....

    Vibration is probably not coming from the belt. Almost everybody leaves the motor weight on the belt all the time. In a cold shop that could cause a little vibration for a minute or so but not too...
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    Steve That's an inspirational question. On my...

    Steve
    That's an inspirational question. On my traditional TS I use a (one sided) crosscut sled. It is 3/16" thick plywood so it does not take away much depth. But it is only about 24" square and has...
  24. Hi Chris You're using a lot of Basswood for...

    Hi Chris
    You're using a lot of Basswood for someone whose not in business. Are you making horse stalls of it? It might be time to create a business.
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    Thanks John. My saw will handle a 1/2" blade but...

    Thanks John. My saw will handle a 1/2" blade but I normally don't take the trouble to change it for resewing. So there's two things wrong with my method.
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