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    A couple of months ago I tried soaking a couple...

    A couple of months ago I tried soaking a couple of cherry bowls
    in DNA (De-natured Alcohol) for a couple of days in a sealed container. The results so far have been less warpage, no cracking,...
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    The issues with FRAM filters is more than shorter...

    The issues with FRAM filters is more than shorter surface area. The FRAM filter material also inferior to WIX/NAPA filter material, internal seal are made from carboard which can break off, the...
  3. I would just put a little roofing sealant over...

    I would just put a little roofing sealant over the side seems (or any tears), and then install the new shingles. Just make sure no two seams line up between layers, or use more sealant as necessary.
  4. Keith, Have you considered only locking down pics...

    Keith, Have you considered only locking down pics until enough donations come in to cover your yearly operating cost? Those of us who want pics soonest (or get the most out of SMC) can make a...
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    That some gorgeous looking wood in the first pic....

    That some gorgeous looking wood in the first pic. As for woodturners, keep in mind the large USPS Flat Rate Box is 12"x12"x5.5". Saving some 4" to 5.5" thick bowls blanks around 8" to 12" wide would...
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    What is your location? Does the wood have any...

    What is your location? Does the wood have any peculiar smell, and do you have any pics of the limb structure along with any leaves as John suggested?
  7. Keith, What's the best way to cover someone...

    Keith, What's the best way to cover someone else's $6 fee when we donate? Should I select the $6 amount a 2nd time, but then list the other member's account name in PayPal?

    Peter, Will you be...
  8. Thread: Kickback

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    Daniel, Have you checked out unidirectional...

    Daniel, Have you checked out unidirectional rollers guides to help prevent kickback and maintain even pressure against both the table and fence?


    JessEm makes some really nice guides, but they're...
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    Yes, it's the older JET BS model with European...

    Yes, it's
    the older JET BS model with European style blade guides that I highly dislike. I paid $450 for mine at an auction several years ago, and would not pay more than half of what this seller...
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    Is the 8" jointer the only 3 phase equipment that...

    Is the 8" jointer the only 3 phase equipment that you plan on buying anytime in the near future? Around here 3Phase equipment often goes really cheap at auctions. Buying multiple decent quality VFDs...
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    This would seem to be a tougher issue than I...

    This would seem to be a tougher issue than I first thought because even the federal courts seem confused about the "first sale doctrine". Cases like this have gone to court and been decided both...
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    Ed, Did you buy the playing card or just make a...

    Ed, Did you buy the playing card or just make a copy of it? If it came from a purchased deck then how was that a copyright infringement?
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    Sadly, sometimes LED replacement bulbs are more...

    Sadly, sometimes LED replacement bulbs are more costly than replace the whole fixture. For instance, this flood light from Onforu has
    twice the light output for less money (per unit).

    Onforu 2...
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    David, I braze my own blades from a bulk roll...

    David,

    I braze my own blades from a bulk roll that I bought on eBay so my cost is around $6 to $7 each for 133" blades that fit my 18" bandsaw. I no longer worry about saving a bent or twisted...
  15. Scott, Look at your compressor's motor to...

    Scott, Look at your compressor's motor to determine FLA (Full Load Amps). Then ask your pal if you can install an inexpensive compressor overload protector switch like one of these:
    ...
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    Roger, Have you considered using a bank of...

    Roger,

    Have you considered using a bank of 250W heat lamp bulbs, or possibly repurposing the heating elements from a toaster oven?

    Regarding your "temperature regulating electrical outlet...
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    Seems all the people who've died from fractal...

    Seems all the people who've died from fractal burning so far have been from using microwave transformers and not wearing high voltage (Class-2 or higher) insulated gloves. I think many of these...
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    Just a few suggestions to try: ...

    Just a few suggestions to try:





    Smaller wheels flex the blades more. Make sure your blades aren't too thick (0.025 vs 0.032) for your wheel size.
    Apply some paste wax or cooking spray on...
  19. You might be able to seal up any leaks on the...

    You might be able to seal up any leaks on the spiral pipe with a tub of Gray Duct Sealant.
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    Tim, Is it a code violation if each circuit gets...

    Tim, Is it a code violation if each circuit gets run to separate sub-panels (assuming each circuit comes from it's own 220V breaker on the main panel)? If so then any idea why?
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    Take a look at these two sites for two ideas to...

    Take a look at these two sites for two ideas to try:

    Fuming Wood

    https://www.rockler.com/how-to/fuming-wood/

    The Practice of Steaming Walnut Lumber ...
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    Would keeping boards from warping by 'stickering...

    Would keeping boards from warping by 'stickering and drying under weight' bind up some stress in the wood? Just thinking these internal stresses could be reactivated by cutting the wood or a change...
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    From my experience... Boiling rough turned bowl...

    From my experience... Boiling rough turned bowl can help prevent some cracking, but it might not prevent much of the warping. If you have a wood that warps a lot then consider turning the bowl more...
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    I have no problem finding really cheap candle wax...

    I have no problem finding really cheap candle wax at auctions, thrift stores, estate sales, etc... Like George said, it takes heat to make the wax stick. I also use a large electric pan to melt the...
  25. Bob, What was the turning and finishing process?...

    Bob, What was the turning and finishing process? Were these spots visible after the initiial turning, or only after a finish got applied?
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