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    I think the strongest method, and the least...

    I think the strongest method, and the least likely to have catastrophic failure, is all thread through the middle of the newel post. That is the reason for the big cap/ball on top of a newel post. ...
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    My walker turner 20" drill press the quill is too...

    My walker turner 20" drill press the quill is too big for any commercially made mortise adapter. Also I would have to remove my 5/8 chuck and switch to something smaller.
    They might be nice on a...
  3. My fathers has no pulley cover but he may have...

    My fathers has no pulley cover but he may have removed it to add the jackshaft. The switch is just a toggle switch on the motor with forward and reverse. I saw a bench model at Habitat about one...
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    Just did it tonite. I used a lever about four...

    Just did it tonite. I used a lever about four feet long. Moving the end down about 1-2 inches gave 5/1000 lift at the table. I got it within 1/1000 in under one minute. I left it about 1/1000 low...
  5. some people keep the jointer low so the tablesaw...

    some people keep the jointer low so the tablesaw table is above it. Others raise it so the jointer table can park over the tablesaw wings. It would be nice to get a solid base that raises and...
  6. A jointer base is not limited by length since the...

    A jointer base is not limited by length since the tables overhang the base by a foot or more. I would leave the tabs on and use them to bolt it to the base. Me I would weld up a base from angle...
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    Tip to align tablesaw side table

    If this is mis-posted feel free to move.
    I am attaching the cast side wings to my tablesaw. Not to bad to install and get close to flat but at 60 pounds each a bear to get perfectly coplaner. They...
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    You will probably have to change parameters in...

    You will probably have to change parameters in the vfd to enable the remote terminals. This may or may not disable the onboard switches.
    Bil lD
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    Many people make the roundup mix too strong it...

    Many people make the roundup mix too strong it should take at least 48 hours to see any effect. Any sooner and you are wasting product and reducing the effectiveness. If it is too strong the plants...
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    I looked at paint booth filter rolls. is pretty...

    I looked at paint booth filter rolls. is pretty cheap to buy only 10 micron filtering range. 1 micron or less is recommended for wood dust. I have no idea what home furnace filter micron range is....
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    At least the outlet is grounded and GFCI. My...

    At least the outlet is grounded and GFCI. My family house built around 1950 has a 40 amp panel. No ground wires beyond the main panel. Of course no air conditioning needed in the San Francisco...
  12. No need for any restoration yet. And no arc of...

    No need for any restoration yet. And no arc of shame on the table either. My father explained that after the war motors were hard to come by and many manufacturers used whatever make they could...
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    I thought it was interesting the leader kept...

    I thought it was interesting the leader kept saying slow, slow. I would have thought he would have been telling them they could go a little faster. Tortuse and the hare I suppose. I bet that was...
  14. I grew up with that drillpress. My father bought...

    I grew up with that drillpress. My father bought it new around 1947 or so. He cut the left side of the pulley housing and added a jack shaft to get lower speeds. I added a light socket inside the...
  15. Adding a gas strut or counterweight will take...

    Adding a gas strut or counterweight will take most of the load off the rack and reduce the forces trying to bend the rack.
    Bill D
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    https://www.lowes.com/pd/ThruWall-8-in-Corded-Thro...

    https://www.lowes.com/pd/ThruWall-8-in-Corded-Through-Wall-Fan/3199255

    Bill D
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    decent pictures here: Make sure to use sealed...

    decent pictures here:
    Make sure to use sealed bearing not shielded.
    Bil lD

    https://woodworking.astrosteve.com/2017/05/08/byrd-tool-shelix-head-review-for-jointer/
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    For 3hp and under it is probably cheaper to buy a...

    For 3hp and under it is probably cheaper to buy a VFd then it is to buy the switchgear and disconnects required by code. A VfD qualifies as a disconenct per NEC.
    Bil lD
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    Open the window and door into the shop. Have a...

    Open the window and door into the shop. Have a vent fan through the wall between the two. Or install a bathroom vent fan in the office ceiling to draw in the outside cooled air from the shop.
    Bill D
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    Amish moving a barn

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZL7TqSeDus
    The barn is in great shape and well worth moving. No idea why it is being moved but I see there is a buried pipeline in the area maybe they needed to dig...
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    AFAIK All! frank loyd wright buildings have roof...

    AFAIK All! frank loyd wright buildings have roof problems. From sagging to just leaking. There may be some of his early houses that do not have roof problems but I know at least one has had steel...
  22. Talking about pillow cases my wife taught me an...

    Talking about pillow cases my wife taught me an old flannel pillowcase is great for cleaning a ceiling fan blade. Carefully place it over the blade, so the blade is inside the case, then rub the...
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    Could be a snap ring on the shaft end opposite...

    Could be a snap ring on the shaft end opposite the pulley.
    Bill D
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    I bought a two pack of jigsaw blades for metal...

    I bought a two pack of jigsaw blades for metal cutting but with a reciprocating saw shank. Easier to get the nose of a reciprocating saw into places a jigsaw will not fit. If you hack it up too bad...
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    Does it look like the link below? There may be...

    Does it look like the link below?

    There may be a nut on the non pulley end that has to be unscrewed to pull that bearing off. Do that before removing the pulley. Dig around a while with an ice...
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