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    Lots of good advice about prep already. A few...

    Lots of good advice about prep already. A few years ago I bought a Plano glue press and mounted it on my shop wall. the clamps are perfectly aligned, straight and flat, so well machined stock makes...
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    Tom's right. sometimes you just have to back up...

    Tom's right. sometimes you just have to back up and re-do things.
  3. The Well-Saw was also used for carpentry - great...

    The Well-Saw was also used for carpentry - great for cutting bird's mouths and other notches.
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    The best tracking drive belts I've bought were...

    The best tracking drive belts I've bought were also the cheapest:

    https://www.supergrit.com/view.php?pg=index
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    What grit are you using? You may need to stop at...

    What grit are you using? You may need to stop at 80 grit and switch to a ROS,

    I had one of those machines for 5 years or so and moved to a Supermax dual drum which is much faster, but anything...
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    I would use a moisture-cure glue like Gorilla...

    I would use a moisture-cure glue like Gorilla Glue or use screws instead - you might need to take it apart someday.
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    Since M & T are both green and the same species...

    Since M & T are both green and the same species both should shrink about the same so go ahead and fit as usual.
  8. I also prefer hardwoods and fruit woods to...

    I also prefer hardwoods and fruit woods to aromatics but in the Northwest cedar is used to smoke salmon.
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    I have one of these. Used it for one project...

    I have one of these. Used it for one project -installing a huge amount of cement board lap siding. We used it to glue the mitered corners. We used the 60 second cartridge which was just right to...
  10. Dave, I think I have the one you are describing...

    Dave, I think I have the one you are describing made by Virutex. Works as a hopper type spreader or you can run boards across the top while it is on it's stand.

    Works well but a lot pricier than...
  11. The Keller jig and 2 routers works well for me.

    The Keller jig and 2 routers works well for me.
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    If the planer has a pressure bar between the...

    If the planer has a pressure bar between the cutter head and out feed rollers I suspect it is a little low.
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    I have had good luck using this decking. I agree...

    I have had good luck using this decking. I agree with several folks who have said to use it right away- wetter is better. I lay the boards tight together - shrinkage creates a 1/4" gap. This also...
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    on the way

    on the way
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    I would glue first then cut a mortise in the back...

    I would glue first then cut a mortise in the back for a piece of wood. I would use a hollow chisel mortiser but overlapping holes and a chisel would also work.
  16. The simplest converter I ever saw was a friend...

    The simplest converter I ever saw was a friend who ran 20 or so machines on an idler motor. 220 single phase to 2 legs, 3rd leg generated by the idler. He used his foot to spin the idler up to speed.
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    Persimmon is the northern most variety of Ebony...

    Persimmon is the northern most variety of Ebony and often has streaks of black or grey.
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    I don't see a downside to doubling the riser AND...

    I don't see a downside to doubling the riser AND adding blocking. You only get one shot at this before you tile.
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    Cheaper to replace the wire, easier to buy an...

    Cheaper to replace the wire, easier to buy an extension.
  20. There was a thread here in the past few years...

    There was a thread here in the past few years detailing how to make your own Bora-care mixture - much cheaper
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    I have wireless bluetooth earbuds that I wear...

    I have wireless bluetooth earbuds that I wear inside regular earmuffs - works great!
  22. Looks to me like there are enough unused...

    Looks to me like there are enough unused countersunk holes to just add more screws.

    You would need to get proper screws that fit into the countersinks. Try this place: http://cshardware.com/
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    If you are making radiused fingerboards drill the...

    If you are making radiused fingerboards drill the inlay holes first, fill with round stock of your choice, cut off a little above the surface and then cut the radius and level the inlays at the same...
  24. One more vote for level. If you have...

    One more vote for level. If you have windows/doors to fit around, you will want those openings plumb and level and the paneling should align with the casing headers.

    Level is always best.
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    The cool blocks are round and replace the...

    The cool blocks are round and replace the originals with no mod.

    is your upper wheel hanger broken? You really don't need much tension on a small blade.
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