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    Same with smoke detectors that have a tiny piece...

    Same with smoke detectors that have a tiny piece of radioactive material in them (Americium 241)
  2. I like buying these short pieces, not for...

    I like buying these short pieces, not for framing, but for small homeowner projects. Since I no longer have a truck, they are convenient. They're serving their customer base.

    I read that one...
  3. Once a year, before winter. Last new vehicle I...

    Once a year, before winter. Last new vehicle I had, Honda Ridgeline, the dealer refused to change the oil until the indicator code said so (at 7,500).
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    Saving the old one? Yes. Its finding it again...

    Saving the old one? Yes. Its finding it again when I do need it thats the problem.
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    Noah, no expert replies, so my inexpert reply is...

    Noah, no expert replies, so my inexpert reply is to give it a try. Gentle spot-sanding the finger spots and feathering around them, and then the stain with a small brush or tip of a rag, multiple...
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    Very nice. Understated? Maybe, but the subtle...

    Very nice. Understated? Maybe, but the subtle grain choices in the aprons are duly noted.
  7. Like Jim, I bought an X-Y vise from Harbor...

    Like Jim, I bought an X-Y vise from Harbor Freight to modify my mortiser. The trouble was, it was so tall, I needed to either use 2+ risers (eReplacementparts.com) which made it a bit unstable. Or...
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    +1 on the Bosch dishwasher. While shopping we...

    +1 on the Bosch dishwasher. While shopping we were told by more than one salesperson that many different brands were actually made in the same factories. If you open the door and look at the...
  9. I think Rockler and others sell an adaptor kit to...

    I think Rockler and others sell an adaptor kit to use PC bushings for a Bosch Colt router. I've used the kit but I dont remember details or whether I needed a plate for the router.

    edit - I...
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    I'm uncomfortable about it as well, but I'm...

    I'm uncomfortable about it as well, but I'm trying to think of the last time I had to read anything other than a signature that was written in cursive. I'm more upset by kids not being able to do...
  11. According to Wall Street Journal, wholesale...

    According to Wall Street Journal, wholesale lumber prices have recently taken a steep drop.
  12. I never do those online surveys rating service. ...

    I never do those online surveys rating service. I think its just a way to get your name and email so they can start sending you spam, and then sell your info to other third parties for more...
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    Tons of ash trees around here, and they're all...

    Tons of ash trees around here, and they're all gonna die. I like ash too, and it takes dye very well. Good for ebonizing, because it still shows strong grain.

    Chestnut and Ameircan elm wiped...
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    I've heard that same statement repeated several...

    I've heard that same statement repeated several times by public and private security experts in the last couple of weeks.
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    Rob, sorry if it was a short and flippant...

    Rob, sorry if it was a short and flippant response. I did assume that it was being used for the aroma purposes, and was picturing a dresser drawer situation. I've not seen ERC used in drawers...
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    Rob, sorry if it was a short and flippant...

    Rob, sorry if it was a short and flippant response. I did assume that it was being used for the aroma purposes, and was picturing a dresser drawer situation. I've not seen ERC used in drawers...
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    No point in using a cedar bottom to the drawer if...

    No point in using a cedar bottom to the drawer if you seal it with a finish.
  18. We have both a GM and Ford plant here in KC, and...

    We have both a GM and Ford plant here in KC, and they've both been idle for the last month due to the chip shortage.
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    "Who just gives away wood?" ...

    "Who just gives away wood?"

    - Jamie, from Progressive Insurance
  20. I've heard that labor costs in China have been...

    I've heard that labor costs in China have been steadily increasing as well.
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    make birdhouses.

    make birdhouses.
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    Yes I remember that commercial. What it...

    Yes I remember that commercial. What it demonstrates is that CA glue has great tensile strength (pulling apart) but if you hit that guys helmet sideways with a hammer, it would break right off (low...
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    exactly right. It is basically liquid plastic -...

    exactly right. It is basically liquid plastic - not a glue for joinery in woodworking. But I use it all the time for making small repairs, filling gaps & cracks or slipping in a shim. Accelerator...
  24. Thread: Ugh!

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    Malcolm, you are too sentimental.

    Malcolm, you are too sentimental.
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    Phil, I have a project in mind for the future...

    Phil, I have a project in mind for the future with similar question. I think you have to consider how many degrees off 90 you will be, and its likely only a few, and therefore not very noticeable. ...
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