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    I'd do both on the CNC...but you can certainly...

    I'd do both on the CNC...but you can certainly cut the taper with a thickness planer by tacking a strip of wood under one edge so you can shave off the material to create the full width bevel. (I've...
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    Pat, if you describe to the folks at Hearne what...

    Pat, if you describe to the folks at Hearne what you want to do, they will likely be able to suggest a suitable replacement species that they do stock out of the many, many that they carry. I've...
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    I would do the same as Edward mentions or mount...

    I would do the same as Edward mentions or mount the cypress posts on for-purpose brackets on top of poured footers. The latter method isolates all the wood from the ground which lessens the risk of...
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    A lot of people who are friends and family truly...

    A lot of people who are friends and family truly enjoy so-called "gag gifts" and there can be no assumption that other gifts of more substance are not also in the offing... ;)
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    Brian...good excuse for a "recreational field...

    Brian...good excuse for a "recreational field trip". :) :D
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    It depends upon the actual construction of the...

    It depends upon the actual construction of the cookware's core...a lot of it still has steel core because of the heat retention and is compatible with induction. But yes, what you state can be a...
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    You are welcome to "store" some of it in my shop....

    You are welcome to "store" some of it in my shop. :) :D ROFLOL!! (But not the bubinga...I'm allergic to it. Sadly)
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    Unfortunately, this is largely a gamble. Most...

    Unfortunately, this is largely a gamble. Most boards would be settled down by that point, but "that one board" does come along and there are often no signs of it. Excessive bowing like you describe...
  9. The only reason I'd put a finish on them is if...

    The only reason I'd put a finish on them is if there was a substantial exposure (places where they are visible with nothing on them (for future flexibility) and I somehow deemed they would be more...
  10. "Size matters"...so choose an LED lamp that has...

    "Size matters"...so choose an LED lamp that has the higher wattage equivalent (and color) that you prefer in the format that your fixtures will accommodate.
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    Just to qualify, I'm the primary cook in the...

    Just to qualify, I'm the primary cook in the house and I take my cooking seriously. Range top....no question gas is da best, even with how good induction tops are these days. I'd opt for induction if...
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    They do work reasonably well, Eric, and I've kept...

    They do work reasonably well, Eric, and I've kept one around for a long time for my sanders. They don't, however, clear truly gunked up material that can often be dislodged with SimpleGreen, etc., as...
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    Mark, even a "new" breaker can go bad, although...

    Mark, even a "new" breaker can go bad, although it's certainly unusual...so at this point, I'd replace it sooner rather than later since they are not hugely expensive.
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    Patrick (Kane), a new Martin slider would sell...

    Patrick (Kane), a new Martin slider would sell for several multiples of the $20K that the OP mentioned.
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    It depends upon the end result you desire. By...

    It depends upon the end result you desire.

    By example, for a recent "natural edge" table project I was dealing with a similar problem...this was very old cherry that wasn't originally stored...
  16. The big challenge here is not having the repair...

    The big challenge here is not having the repair show after dying/staining...anything that isn't 100% wood is not going to take the color exactly like the surrounding wood. Therefore, one thing you...
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    I learned the "be careful of the bite" thing the...

    I learned the "be careful of the bite" thing the hard way last week, Rodger, with my 19-38...it was accidental, but still...
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    this is true. Putting some kind of deflector...

    this is true. Putting some kind of deflector right below the inlet of the container can help spread the material out toward the sides of a rectangular bin, too. A pyramid or upside-down-bowl-shape...
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    John, if putting in the bolts deflect your...

    John, if putting in the bolts deflect your spoilboard because they come in contact with the machine top below...either the bolts need to be shorter or you need to put holes in the machine table to...
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    Band saws and band mills are not the only tools...

    Band saws and band mills are not the only tools at risk...I was recently jointing and thicknessing a piece of natural edge material for a client and noticed a gleaming, sparkly silver spot on the...
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    I still occasionally employ my saw table or the...

    I still occasionally employ my saw table or the slider wagon for something that requires 'absolutely flat' and is small enough to allow for it. :)
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    Got the back and sides toned darker and I really...

    Got the back and sides toned darker and I really like how this is heading...

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    And the logo applied...while I plan on doing these using brass inlays in the future, this one...
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    https://qaf05a.sn.files.1drv.com/y4mQnyco8CbktBfOQ...

    https://qaf05a.sn.files.1drv.com/y4mQnyco8CbktBfOQPpiq1qCZVv7X0EBzwXZ4huUGN2r4MPsGQBuRyPsvR02MDS02Y901DWWAzJPc_3e3kVITQXQIqiGz7WZysiKMoFCrOzwHPovUtQUHn7kdGcyRMNfC_WnZzFqtkso3_6BeEZ8kMa1WGQ1zBmgOT5yT2i...
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    The solution for many folks is to have an...

    The solution for many folks is to have an assembly surface that's made as a torsion box that stays absolutely flat so it becomes a reference surface...something almost every floor can never be....
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    Doug, while it's true that wood that wants to...

    Doug, while it's true that wood that wants to move is going to move, I agree with Irion with the exception of the glue joint strength point you bring up and there really is an aesthetic cost to...
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