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    You certainly don't need our help to rationalize...

    You certainly don't need our help to rationalize how to spend more money on shop machinery. :)
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    And you could sell the 3-phase motor.

    And you could sell the 3-phase motor.
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    Pretty sure a quality VFD with the proper...

    Pretty sure a quality VFD with the proper enclosure to prevent a sawdust explosion, will cost more than $100.
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    Good eye! Pretty sure that is only used for...

    Good eye! Pretty sure that is only used for tilting the fence, and so could be removed permanently.
    Looks like there is another handle that might also need to be removed.
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    1. = No on the rollers, etc. 2. Mine is a...

    1. = No on the rollers, etc.

    2. Mine is a Stanley 3-1/2hp router in an OEM under-table mount. The table extension is a re-purposed, cast iron, table saw top I adapted using 1" x 1" square aluminum...
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    In a production shop, where time really is money,...

    In a production shop, where time really is money, workflow might be seriously important. But I do understand the convenience of having the jointer positioned where you now have it--that is where I...
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    Size your jointer to be large enough to handle...

    Size your jointer to be large enough to handle any material you're likely to be working with. Arrange the layout to accommodate that.

    Love the router table built into my main table saw top...
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    I wouldn't buy one at half the price. Instead I...

    I wouldn't buy one at half the price. Instead I have a medium size Rockwell, that normally runs at moderately high speed, and a large Delta, that normally runs at its lowest speed.
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    About 40 of the way through "The Race" right now.

    About 40 of the way through "The Race" right now.
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    Always veneer the edge first. Sliding stuff on...

    Always veneer the edge first. Sliding stuff on top won't catch the edge veneer.
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    This. No finish is the right finish.

    This. No finish is the right finish.
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    I love it. :)

    I love it. :)
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    A couple gets married in Arkansas. Then they move...

    A couple gets married in Arkansas. Then they move to California and later get divorced.
    Question: Are they still brother and sister?
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTxcrjBGves&list=R...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTxcrjBGves&list=RDWbfWHFjlLP0&index=7
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    Treat it as you would mahogany.

    Treat it as you would mahogany.
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    Having owned Grizzly machines I will say they are...

    Having owned Grizzly machines I will say they are not better than 3rd tier machines.
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    This. Scarph lumber of matching grain and color...

    This. Scarph lumber of matching grain and color to produce long enough lengths.
  18. About the only practical way to ship a large...

    About the only practical way to ship a large machine that far is to palletize it and take it to a Fastenal store for shipping to a Fastenal store near you. I shipped an 8" jointer from Los Angeles to...
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    Never have found the need for miter slots in my...

    Never have found the need for miter slots in my router table, even though it has them.

    https://i.postimg.cc/ZR0bfb5B/shop-1.jpg
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    I would never give up my radial arm saw, which...

    I would never give up my radial arm saw, which stays setup to make perfect 90* cuts only. My miter saw is stored under a bench and only comes out for mitering.
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    Epoxy cures because it is catalyzed--there's no...

    Epoxy cures because it is catalyzed--there's no way to prevent it from curing once that has taken place. Cold temperatures will slow curing somewhat, but certainly not days. And humidity won't stop...
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    Never used Total Boat epoxy. But WEST epoxy...

    Never used Total Boat epoxy. But WEST epoxy requires many coats followed by a thorough block sanding before the application of varnish. For your epoxy to take so long to cure you must have messed up...
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    It is a sanding spindle.

    It is a sanding spindle.
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    This really made me laugh. :) Do you actually...

    This really made me laugh. :) Do you actually believe that clients who own multi-million-dollar yachts are less demanding of the quality of their woodwork? :) The table first shown in clamps I...
  25. "Blank check" vets saw no combat; were never in a...

    "Blank check" vets saw no combat; were never in a combat zone. Sorry, tried to make myself clear.
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