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  1. Dennis, I'm truly happy for you that you finally...

    Dennis, I'm truly happy for you that you finally got that nice new machine into your arsenal....you're going to eat that up and have a great time!

    This past week included some design time for some...
  2. Posting and seeing photos requires being a...

    Posting and seeing photos requires being a Contributor which is a whole $6 a year. Click on the "Donate" button on the top to do that. For posting photos from a mobile, you'll have to switch your...
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    Ted, I agree with you on that adaptive clearing...

    Ted, I agree with you on that adaptive clearing and wish that feature was part of the Vectric software having seen it work so well with Winston Moy's work.
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    Yes, it's really solid, Zach. ------ Mucho...

    Yes, it's really solid, Zach.
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    Mucho sanding later, the Z-Poxy is flat and the grain is filled really nicely. The downside to a heavy coat is the amount of sanding, The upside is that I...
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    That's a really beautiful end result, Bob! Thanks...

    That's a really beautiful end result, Bob! Thanks for preserving that history in our area while at the same time enriching your own life. BTW, I have zero regrets about adding the mini-split to my...
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    I think the idea is sound, even if there are...

    I think the idea is sound, even if there are other more suitable (and affordable) resources than a "rigger". My real point was the "don't kill yourself" part. ;) We want this thread to continue and...
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    Dang...that's looking really good!

    Dang...that's looking really good!
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    "Rumbling" combined with the blade deflection you...

    "Rumbling" combined with the blade deflection you mention could very well mean bearings or perhaps something else is loose with the arbor. I do think you need to "dive in" there, Bob, and hopefully...
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    Sometimes narrow blades track a little...

    Sometimes narrow blades track a little differently than wide blades. I'd look at that relative to your saw including what Dennis just mentioned.
  10. That last thing that Ole mentions is pretty...

    That last thing that Ole mentions is pretty important for two reasons. Firstly, it's always important to know what the local rules are and follow them, even where they might be "light" due to rural...
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    Dust sensitivity is real. Sometimes, it's...

    Dust sensitivity is real. Sometimes, it's specific species...I had a wake up call when working with Bubinga a number of years ago and haven't touched it since. I met a man a few years ago who is a...
  12. Alan, Darcy has a VERY large shop...

    Alan, Darcy has a VERY large shop operation...it's not a hobbyist situation.
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    David is spot-on with his description. Some folks...

    David is spot-on with his description. Some folks use software like Rhino to do complex 3D elements (and sometimes 2D/2.5D vectors) because sometimes capabilities that are beyond Aspire are needed...
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    Yes, steel is to be avoided for sure! But running...

    Yes, steel is to be avoided for sure! But running a cutter into aluminum with more of a bite than normal still results in potentially breaking costly tooling...and an unsightly and permanent scaring...
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    That's a really nice setup!

    That's a really nice setup!
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    I know you really prefer to be self-sufficient,...

    I know you really prefer to be self-sufficient, but there are certainly times when using an expert resource might be worth the money to keep from killing yourself... ;) So another option for moving...
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    Screwing up boards might be less expensive, but...

    Screwing up boards might be less expensive, but as I noted above, the sound-deadening properties of the drop ceiling material is really noticeable. My shop is a completely different space that's easy...
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    Oh, yea...it's definitely a challenge and...

    Oh, yea...it's definitely a challenge and requires some hard work to do that! I was just pointing out that it's certainly possible if one has the intestinal fortitude, patience and attention to...
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    I agree with this recommendation. Despite the...

    I agree with this recommendation. Despite the name, it's not traditional "milk paint; rather, it's a great acrylic that goes on easy, hides well and is quite durable. And as John noted, it's...
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    Brian, with some careful thought and planning,...

    Brian, with some careful thought and planning, you can "key" things together in such a way that glue is "redundant" and maybe even retain the ability to knock down if required.
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    Chris, I really like that setup with the giant...

    Chris, I really like that setup with the giant "MFT" type top!



    New auxiliary bench is in this thread and looks like this:

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    Current primary bench setup is as in this photo (looks...
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    Honestly, if you're planning on Waterlox...which...

    Honestly, if you're planning on Waterlox...which is an oil based product...you can skip the BLO and shellac. The Waterlox will have about the same effect on the walnut when you apply the first coat....
  23. I would use a contactor for this kind of...

    I would use a contactor for this kind of arrangement...the draw on the "lighting" circuit would be nil and the circuit powering the compressor can be anything it needs to be. The contactor just has...
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    I did a little more work today on this build...a...

    I did a little more work today on this build...a LOT of sanding plus a little more attention to the fret ends as I was not happy with a few of them, drilling for the jack, masking off and then doing...
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    Brand is less important than comparing similar...

    Brand is less important than comparing similar quality offerings. Freud has several levels of blades...the top levels will likely be comparable to premium brands. What's most important is that the...
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