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    I put my name on my builds because otherwise my...

    I put my name on my builds because otherwise my wife won't believe I made it. Even when I mark 'em, she sometimes doesn't believe me. I don't get no respect.
  2. Maybe time to consult an attorney or look up the...

    Maybe time to consult an attorney or look up the limits on a small claims court action. A subpoena is hard to ignore...
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    Traditional wooden hull vessels - including mine...

    Traditional wooden hull vessels - including mine sweepers - are fastened with bronze screws and bolts, etc. Avoids corrosion nicely, thank you. Still going on in traditional boat building circles.
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    wheel weights/lead shot bags/hurricane clips

    wheel weights/lead shot bags/hurricane clips
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    After ruining a couple of shirts and suffering a...

    After ruining a couple of shirts and suffering a (minor) burn, SWMBO picked up some leather from our local Tandy and made me a very nice apron for use when grinding and/or hardening steel. I also...
  6. Well, you're the expert, I suppose. Empericism...

    Well, you're the expert, I suppose. Empericism rules! Chemistry is sooo Twentieth Century! :rolleyes:
  7. Well, that just means that 70% of your money is...

    Well, that just means that 70% of your money is going to evaporate (the naptha and ethyl benzene solvents). BLO is pretty cheap in comparison. You get more than 30% finish that way. (No solvents...
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    We're used to that, Lowell. :D

    We're used to that, Lowell. :D
  9. https://www.highlandwoodworking.com/classicplanema...

    https://www.highlandwoodworking.com/classicplanemakingvol1hollowsandroundsdvd.aspx
    https://vimeo.com/58164515
    https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/books-and-dvds/57219-hollows-and-rounds-dvd...
  10. So we'll soon be reading about your suit against...

    So we'll soon be reading about your suit against John Deere? Easy money!
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    Back when a million dollars was a LOT of money!

    Back when a million dollars was a LOT of money!
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    Very nice start. Worth keeping around, maybe as...

    Very nice start. Worth keeping around, maybe as a sharpening station or some such, when you decide you need/want a bigger bench. Should work well in the meantime.

    Well done!
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    Homework: ...

    Homework:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ru2ZiNs_Wek

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lemsx2_ArnQ

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2fss7li9p0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ukMMQ1nvXt8
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    Still beating a dead horse, Lowell?

    Still beating a dead horse, Lowell?
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    If your band saw cuts aren't pretty smooth, get a...

    If your band saw cuts aren't pretty smooth, get a better blade and feed more smoothly. I do a lot of resawing, using a 1/2" carbide toothed blade, 3ppi hook, with a full height fence on both sides;...
  16. Not the most efficient Neanderthal technique. ...

    Not the most efficient Neanderthal technique. Ripping hard maple with a hand saw is not for the faint of heart. But knock yourself out.

    Oh, you meant to use a table saw? Cheat!!! :eek:
    ...
  17. I'll file the OP as a solution in search of a...

    I'll file the OP as a solution in search of a problem. I'm with JK, above.

    Are we being trolled here?

    Perhaps that's harsh for a newbie who may not know better. Let me suggest he run a...
  18. With the shoulder of the rebate defined by a 1/4"...

    With the shoulder of the rebate defined by a 1/4" plow to depth, careful work for a few passes and then the shoulder makes a good "fence' to register a bench plane to take down the rest. Easy-peasy....
  19. If anyone calls you, Lowell, it's always a scam;...

    If anyone calls you, Lowell, it's always a scam; who else would be calling you? :D
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    Well, if you saw it on the Internet, it must be...

    Well, if you saw it on the Internet, it must be true!

    But then again, if West Systems got sued and put out of business because of all their product failures, it hasn't made it yet into the news or...
  21. Maybe try and e-mail:...

    Maybe try and e-mail: https://www.popularwoodworking.com/customerservice/
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    If each word had to be used in it's "correct...

    If each word had to be used in it's "correct place," there could be no poetry.

    (You have a point, but IMHO, you have made it poorly.) :D
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    Urea-formaldehyde "plastic resin" adhesives are...

    Urea-formaldehyde "plastic resin" adhesives are fine when properly used. On the other hand, epoxy resin adhesives are also fine when properly used (unless one suffers from an allergy to the...
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    The grammar police have spoken! We are all safe.

    The grammar police have spoken! We are all safe.
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    Glad this one was not as bad for you guys! ...

    Glad this one was not as bad for you guys!

    We're on the St. Johns River near Jacksonville these days. Current forecast guesses Dorian will pass just offshore of us as a Cat3 on Wednesday. That...
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