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    I would get a larger then needed subpanel and...

    I would get a larger then needed subpanel and install a whole house surge protector in the subpanel. Square D makes a surge protector that plugs into two slots and just has one wire that connects to...
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    With a good welder and some geometry skills it is...

    With a good welder and some geometry skills it is not hard to shorten a pallet jacks forks. Start with a narrow one and take 16" off the forks and they get much more maneuverable.
    Bill D
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    C clamp a board to both sides of the fence then...

    C clamp a board to both sides of the fence then cut it in two for a zero clearance fence.
    Bill D
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    When I raised my drill press I raised it enough...

    When I raised my drill press I raised it enough so I can put coffee cans of nut/bolts/nails and old motors in the base for ballast. More weight in the base makes it less tippy. I also removed the...
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    Read about peter the great years ago. He got mad...

    Read about peter the great years ago. He got mad when he was undedcover and people did not bow down to him. Worked as a carpenter building ships in Holland and ddi not understand why they got mad...
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    Front casters even with base. Rear casters move...

    Front casters even with base. Rear casters move the fence as far back as it goes then mark that distance from the back of the base. The back casters get set that distance back from the base. ...
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    Looks like a piano stool and a house jack had a...

    Looks like a piano stool and a house jack had a baby. My house jack is used for setting upper cabinets.
    Bill D.
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    If the board varies in thickness the bevels will...

    If the board varies in thickness the bevels will not meet in the middle. From your info I am thinking it is off by 1/16" side to side. Also any bow,twist, warp will exaggerate the difference. The...
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    This same grandson started at Junior College this...

    This same grandson started at Junior College this fall. While applying they asked if had ever taken any classes there. He was fresh out of high school and said he had taken no college classes. ...
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    Our grandson brought his girlfriend to...

    Our grandson brought his girlfriend to thanksgiving dinner at our house. It was the first time either one had broken the wishbone. They both got their wish. Neither one got bone fragments in their...
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    I get a few for burial at sea. whatever floats...

    I get a few for burial at sea. whatever floats your boat I guess.
    Bill D.
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    google has this the display tables found in...

    google has this

    the display tables found in every Apple Store are not cheap. They are made from solid maple wood by Fetzer Woodworking and can cost several thousand dollars. But there is only so...
  13. Clear plexiglass and call it informational. ...

    Clear plexiglass and call it informational. Teaching about home construction and possible jobs in the industry.
    Bill D
  14. I bought a used Grizzly 1.5hp shaper, including...

    I bought a used Grizzly 1.5hp shaper, including the router collet spindle for $200.
    Bill D.
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    That is not a switch. It is a switch controlling...

    That is not a switch. It is a switch controlling a overload contactor. My guess is dust on the stop switch contacts. Either the manual switch or inside the relay contacts.
    Bill D
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    Cheapskate tip: when the little popup button...

    Cheapskate tip: when the little popup button pops up pull it out with gloves and push it down. then run cold water over it while holding it down until it stays down. It will work fine the next...
  17. Location will determine what woods are reasonable...

    Location will determine what woods are reasonable cost. Argentina is mainly pine and eucalyptus. Eucalyptus will be harder and stand up to dings in the workshop better then pines.
    Bill D
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    Rubber expands as it cools. Heat them a little...

    Rubber expands as it cools. Heat them a little to shrink them. Don't worry most people get this one backwards.
    Bill D
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    Does the chuck need to be taken apart and cleaned...

    Does the chuck need to be taken apart and cleaned or is it a nice smooth action that can be spun by hand?
    bill D
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    water hammer at toilet, easy fix

    I have bad water hammer at my pool filler valve which is just a toilet filler in the ground with a over flow pipe connecting to the pool.
    I found out they make water hammer arrestors designed for...
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    Round knob that turns a screw/cam. Magnets are...

    Round knob that turns a screw/cam. Magnets are used when no original door can be found.
    Bill D
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    From the title I would use a bull whip just...

    From the title I would use a bull whip just lightly touching the work.
    Bill D
  23. Will it freeze, any water behind the wall. Bill D

    Will it freeze, any water behind the wall.
    Bill D
  24. Screw machine, screw length drill bits are...

    Screw machine, screw length drill bits are shorter and less likely to wander.
    Bill D
  25. If you can not find the correct metric drill in...

    If you can not find the correct metric drill in the configuration desired remember standard twist drills also come in number and letter sizes. All drill bits drill a hole slightly greater in...
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