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  1. Glue surface is the key to strength. The more...

    Glue surface is the key to strength. The more glue surface the stronger the joint. Splines would certainly add strength. One key thing to remember when gluing up miter joints in solid wood. You...
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    I also use Freud blades exclusively. I do not...

    I also use Freud blades exclusively. I do not buy their low priced blades from the Big Box stores. I have a glue line rip blade and it is excellent for ripping, I also have several 60 tooth...
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    Water hammer is usually caused by a combination...

    Water hammer is usually caused by a combination of high pressure and flow with sudden stoppage. It can be cured with slower acting valves, reduced pressure or water hammer arrestors. The old...
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    Other than aiding in alignment, dowels, biscuits...

    Other than aiding in alignment, dowels, biscuits and tenons add little if any strength to edge joined boards. If you glue up two pieces at a time, it is pretty easy to get the face surfaces aligned...
  5. One point not mentioned above was grain...

    One point not mentioned above was grain direction. In my experience every piece of wood will plane easier from one direction than it will from the other. You need to read the grain and plane so the...
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    The hand crank under the out feed table should...

    The hand crank under the out feed table should raise the table enough to eliminate the snipe. I have an almost identical Delta 6" jointer and the name badge with the serial number is mounted on the...
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    If the customer wants paint, I would walk away...

    If the customer wants paint, I would walk away from the job. Any solid surface coating you put on wood that is outside and exposed to rain will absorb moisture from the under side of the deck and...
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    Great project. I wish I had one for my cover.

    Great project. I wish I had one for my cover.
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    I used Watco Danish oil inside and out on this...

    I used Watco Danish oil inside and out on this entertainment center for my son and his wife.
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    It has darkened up nicely and has no residual odor.
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    Have you tried backing up the piece being bent...

    Have you tried backing up the piece being bent with a steel strap so that the bending force is distributed along the length of the piece? The steel staping used for attaching boxes to pallets should...
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    Have you checked for sawdust build up in the...

    Have you checked for sawdust build up in the moving parts of the brake? Maybe just blow out the motor with compressed air.
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    Good luck with Verizon. I had an issue several...

    Good luck with Verizon. I had an issue several years ago that got kicked to the next level and I still haven't heard anything.
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    Before each use, I spray the chute, impeller and...

    Before each use, I spray the chute, impeller and augers with silicone. It's been many years since I had a clogged chute.
  14. That is usually a sign of moisture and a dirty...

    That is usually a sign of moisture and a dirty surface that was painted over. About all that can be done is to remove the flaking paint with a putty knife or scraper and then lightly sa and the area...
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    All faucets with the aerators significantly...

    All faucets with the aerators significantly restrict the flow even though it looks like a lot of water is coming out.
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    Photos of finished projects go on the Woodworking...

    Photos of finished projects go on the Woodworking Projects forum. Work in progress generally gets posted either in General Woodworking and power tools or Neanderthal Forum if it is hand work.
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    If you have a helper you can have them insert...

    If you have a helper you can have them insert wooden wedges in the out feed side of the cut. Cabinet leveling shims work well for this. Don't try to do this if you are alone. Keep in mind that the...
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    Learning to walk away when things go wrong in the...

    Learning to walk away when things go wrong in the shop is a critical safety step. Continuing to work when frustrated leads to unsafe shortcuts and additional errors and usually more damage or injury.
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    Making the sliding surface from wood, isn't going...

    Making the sliding surface from wood, isn't going to work long term, as the finish will fail in a short period of time. You need to cover the wood with plastic laminate or metal for it to remain...
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    You need to supply more information. CA glue...

    You need to supply more information. CA glue comes in a variety of viscosities which will affect how it performs on a porous substrate such as wood. Which viscosity is the glue you are using? Are...
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    A google search for Fire retardant construction...

    A google search for Fire retardant construction lumber will bring up a number of sources for fire retardant lumber. Oriented strand lumber seems to be fire retardant. Hoover Treated Wood Products...
  22. Some Blue Loctite on the set screw will help hold...

    Some Blue Loctite on the set screw will help hold it in place and still allow it to be removed when needed.
  23. As you remove parts lay them out in order on a...

    As you remove parts lay them out in order on a nearby table or workbench. This will prevent trying to figure out which bearing spacer our shim hoes where. Photos help too.
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    Can you explain how changing the size of the...

    Can you explain how changing the size of the pressure tank changed the pressure?
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    At the top of every forum page is a donate button...

    At the top of every forum page is a donate button that works. There is also a link in my signature.
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