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    There are many facets to this equation. A...

    There are many facets to this equation.

    A provider of electricity has their system under control so as to produce as much energy as is needed and not a lot more. Compare this to each individual in...
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    Feeding the end of the line through is one part...

    Feeding the end of the line through is one part of how the TH illustrated in my last post is faster than using an AB. The ropes used on my truck are usually 20-25'. Sometimes the end is on the bed a...
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    Another thing to consider along the west coast is...

    Another thing to consider along the west coast is the possibility of an earthquake breaking gas lines.

    Though my understanding in Berkeley is it was enacted to reduce carbon emissions.

    jtk
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    The knot in my previous post is different from my...

    The knot in my previous post is different from my dad's trucker's hitch. My brother ties it much quicker than me. Here is a quick shot of how it is done.

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    To the right the line is secured...
  5. This may not be an option in some areas. One...

    This may not be an option in some areas.

    One can learn a lot about their tools by looking at the problem as Pete mentions.

    The OP mentions an attempt at using a nail to set the teeth. This...
  6. "Rustic furniture" is a rather slippery...

    "Rustic furniture" is a rather slippery classification.

    Is it still rustic if it's made in a factory?

    jtk
  7. It depends on the fixture. Mine is for flood...

    It depends on the fixture. Mine is for flood lights and works fine with its motion detector. They were purchased at the Orange Borg. They have been in place for over a year.

    Make sure what ever...
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    Usually the Borgs will ship on line orders to be...

    Usually the Borgs will ship on line orders to be delivered to a local store.

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    It is in the lower right corner.

    jtk
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    The truckers hitch taught to me was similar to a...

    The truckers hitch taught to me was similar to a sheep shank. It is used to make a loop in a rope so as to be able to put more tension on it.

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    It is useful when securing a load in the bed...
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    Maybe paint one of these green: ...

    Maybe paint one of these green:

    https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/hand-tools/marking-and-measuring/tapes/65359-lee-valley-story-tape

    jtk
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    This one had to be looked up with Dr. Google....

    This one had to be looked up with Dr. Google. Like so many knots it is known by many names depending on who and where it is used.

    It is what was taught to me as a Bight Loop or Angler's Knot:
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    The sides could also be far out of square to the...

    The sides could also be far out of square to the sole.

    Reference to Stanley planes so marked has been discussed in the past, my recollecter doesn't seem to recollect where.

    jtk
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    It could be anything from a bad paint job to any...

    It could be anything from a bad paint job to any number of reasons it didn't pass final quality control.

    During my working days my Red Wing safety shoes were bought as factory rejects. It was...
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    Both of those would be an expensive venture. The...

    Both of those would be an expensive venture. The finished cost would likely be more than most people would want to pay. Clifton had an offering of a modern #45. There was one in a Woodcraft store...
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    CS and many other hand tool evangelicals,...

    CS and many other hand tool evangelicals, including myself, tend to 'discover' something then preach it to the community. Oftentimes afterwards we learn something to modify our understanding. With...
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    Rafael, your #5 looks to the length of a #7 if...

    Rafael, your #5 looks to the length of a #7 if your panel is close to 24" wide.

    Working around a knot is one of the trickiest parts of a board to tame. Sometimes with a small plane like a #3 or #4...
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    An auger bit in an electric drill will often...

    An auger bit in an electric drill will often result in the work piece spinning around and whacking the user.

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    Nice work, thanks for sharing. jtk

    Nice work, thanks for sharing.

    jtk
  19. Feed-N-Wax is my favorite wood treatment. Often...

    Feed-N-Wax is my favorite wood treatment. Often it is used on handles on the lathe with no other coating.

    jtk
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    Shaping it when it is soft can be done with a...

    Shaping it when it is soft can be done with a file to avoid gumming up the grinder.

    jtk
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    Nice, we got into the low 50s today. jtk

    Nice, we got into the low 50s today.

    jtk
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    You may not want to lap the scratches all the way...

    You may not want to lap the scratches all the way as it will not only take a lot of time but will reduce the thickness of the sole a bit.

    If you do take your friend up on buying a replacement,...
  23. Certainly not chestnuts, the Chestnut seems to be...

    Certainly not chestnuts, the Chestnut seems to be a brand name. The MSDS indicates a few drying or volatile agents, naphtha, xylene and a couple of others.

    The lamp oil looks to be noting but a...
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    My bench dog hole layout has evolved over time....

    My bench dog hole layout has evolved over time. Some are placed between the two rows to apply side pressure to pieces being face planed. A few along the length to accommodate different widths works...
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    My last time through Tucson was a little funny....

    My last time through Tucson was a little funny. It was in the early 1970s on a Greyhound buss. There was a couple from France also on the bus. They were asking if anyone knew how much longer it was...
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