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    Some shops can straighten a blade, but if it's...

    Some shops can straighten a blade, but if it's not relatively new, it may be more cost effective to get a new high quality blade. (You didn't mention what blade it is) Honestly, it's best to have two...
  2. The client sent me a photo of the table top with...

    The client sent me a photo of the table top with the finish applied...and it looks great. He used something called "Emmett's Good Stuff" and applied 8 coats. He hopes to have the welded supports...
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    That was my parents thing...but isn't mine. I do...

    That was my parents thing...but isn't mine. I do hotels when I travel. :)
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    That blade "eats wood", Tim...it should do the...

    That blade "eats wood", Tim...it should do the job for you. Even though my saw uses 12" blades, it's the one 10" blade I've purposefully kept from the previous setup because it does good work on...
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    To be clear, the "hot plate" I recommend is...

    To be clear, the "hot plate" I recommend is induction, not the old coil type, for both safety and efficiency. InstantPot and other types of slow/pressure electric appliances are also great for one...
  6. Honestly, there may be great risk in trying to...

    Honestly, there may be great risk in trying to remove the aprons, depending on how the piece was built. Personally, I'd do what I and Phil M have suggested to do this repair because it's the least...
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    Keep in mind that Plexiglas can shatter; Lexan is...

    Keep in mind that Plexiglas can shatter; Lexan is normally used for this kind of thing because it doesn't have that property.

    That all said, that's a nice overhead guard setup. Well done!
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    When I did ours back in 2003, I setup a temporary...

    When I did ours back in 2003, I setup a temporary "kitchen" in the great room by rolling the big mobile kitchen island in there (it served as the prototype for the cabinetry so was already build...
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    The new feature in V10 is the PhotoVCarve...

    The new feature in V10 is the PhotoVCarve ToolPath which is very nice to have, although it's apparently not the same as having the full PhotoVCarve application based on commentary on the Vectric...
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    Here's the one I purchased for my shop... ...

    Here's the one I purchased for my shop...

    https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006O8ESK/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
  11. Actually, people do "choose" not to pay the sale...

    Actually, people do "choose" not to pay the sale tax when it's not collected because pretty much every state that has a sales/use tax has a mechanism (and requirement) for us to pay sales/use tax at...
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    I use the 20T WW-II blade for "heavy"...

    I use the 20T WW-II blade for "heavy" ripping...and it's the same kerf width as the other Forrest blades I use so zero adjustments ever for kerf width. (One reason I stick with a standard blade since...
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    I had LASIK at 09:30 17 January 2003 myself. :) I...

    I had LASIK at 09:30 17 January 2003 myself. :) I use reading glasses and "standardized" on the Flex2 products from Selectavision. They are available at Amazon, Bed, Bath and Beyond's FaceValues...
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    VCarve Pro and Aspire are the same software. The...

    VCarve Pro and Aspire are the same software. The latter just has the full 3D Modeling capability turned on, etc. I do agree that the learning curve on the modeling side is what it is, but for all the...
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    I use a Euro/Bridge guard and my hands never get...

    I use a Euro/Bridge guard and my hands never get near the bottom of it where the spinning knives are. :) I can slip them over the top if extra control is needed after the leading edge of the board is...
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    Watch out for critters with re-claimed barn...

    Watch out for critters with re-claimed barn wood... ;)

    That's a very attractive building! Congrats!
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    The ground surface is particularly helpful when...

    The ground surface is particularly helpful when face jointing wider stock because as the material actually gets "flat", the effect with a flat, smooth bed is something akin to "suction". It can...
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    Just to add to your confidence, I helped a local...

    Just to add to your confidence, I helped a local friend install her Oneida cyclone in the upstairs of her shop building. The barrel is on the floor in the actual shop. So the duct from the cone to...
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    It can be as long as you need it to be with no...

    It can be as long as you need it to be with no issue...with the proviso that's already been mentioned: It must be absolutely sealed. Even a tiny pin-hole can cause havoc.
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    The Donate button at the top of the page should...

    The Donate button at the top of the page should work...and the broken link in the message has been brought to the attention of Keith and Aaron.

    Jim
    Forum Moderator
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    I'm of the opposite inclination. I update my...

    I'm of the opposite inclination. I update my computers, including the CNC control machine, regularly and mine is on the network because I use that network to transfer files back and forth between my...
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    "You will be assimilated..." :D

    "You will be assimilated..." :D
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    For the longest time, I would have recommended...

    For the longest time, I would have recommended the PC 7518 for this task, but my understanding is that in recent years, the quality hasn't been quite as good. So I'd likely go the big...
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