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    I've never used it before but I would recommend...

    I've never used it before but I would recommend putting masking tape on the wood around the void to prevent like a glue stain on the wood that won't accept a stain. What I use is mix a universal...
  2. Thread: Waterlox?

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    You can use an oil based finish in cold weather...

    You can use an oil based finish in cold weather but you have to allow it to dry a lot longer than the directions recommend. One of the resins in Waterlox is tung oil which in itself is a very slow...
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    I have a little ryobi saw I'm satisfied with.

    I have a little ryobi saw I'm satisfied with.
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    There is a touch release drawer slide that you...

    There is a touch release drawer slide that you just push in on the drawer and it pops out enough you can get hold of it. If you wish to make wooden slides you could put a touch catch behind the...
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    Anything you do takes a lot of space. I have...

    Anything you do takes a lot of space. I have pieces of metal building steel kind of like angle iron 20' long I lay across saw horses where I just let the parts dry. To prevent blocking I put plastic...
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    Epoxy would probably be the best bet however with...

    Epoxy would probably be the best bet however with wood movement I don't think you can expect very much permanency. I would recommend some kind of fasteners along with the epoxy.

    Pine could be...
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    Your choices are more of a personal choice thing....

    Your choices are more of a personal choice thing. Myself I prefer cabinets over shelves. Shelves tend to get a thick layer of dust and dirt on them where cabinet doors tend to keep most of the dirt...
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    My thinking is eventually they will get some nail...

    My thinking is eventually they will get some nail polish or something on the finish which you will need to clean off. An oil finish such as Watco you would pretty much take it down to the wood...
  9. If you know how to adjust the time on the clock...

    If you know how to adjust the time on the clock you would just advance it 12 hours. I hate electronics for this reason. Every manufacturer has a different method of operating their equipment and...
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    A lot of times people have problems with their...

    A lot of times people have problems with their machinery because they use machinist tools to check it. If you measure the slots with a tape measure I think you will find the miter slots are parallel....
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    You might get someone to put "The Club" on the...

    You might get someone to put "The Club" on the lathe and have someone keep the key.
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    Most of the time cheap router bits are not as...

    Most of the time cheap router bits are not as sharp as good bits. I use cheap bits because I don't have a service to sharpen them and I'm not going to mail order them so I use them until they start...
  13. I've made a purchase at walmart and damaged the...

    I've made a purchase at walmart and damaged the box a little getting it open. Then find out the product was defective so I took it back. A few days later I see the item I returned back on the store...
  14. I don't know of any store that will take items...

    I don't know of any store that will take items back without a receipt. There is a small lumber company next door to my HD that sells a lot of items cheaper than HD. Without a receipt you could buy...
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    Sometimes it just takes a lot of elbow grease. I...

    Sometimes it just takes a lot of elbow grease. I sometimes use pressure treated plywood which is usually rough as H. I use a lot of spackle and sand it and the paint ends up looking as smooth as if...
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    The best rip blade I've used is actually a fiber...

    The best rip blade I've used is actually a fiber cement blade where the 10" blade only had like 6 teeth.
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    Was it Purebond brand plywood? They are bad to...

    Was it Purebond brand plywood? They are bad to not fill knot holes in the core veneers where the outer veneer is laid over a hole. You can't see it until you put a finish on and the veneer wrinkles...
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    For me I think the most dangerous aspect of a...

    For me I think the most dangerous aspect of a jointer is the push blocks they give you when you buy a new jointer. I tried them for about an hour with the purchase of a new jointer and found they...
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    The "exterior" sheet good would just need to be...

    The "exterior" sheet good would just need to be plywood rated for exterior use, meaning it was laminated with veneers with a water resistant adhesive. If you cut apart an exterior slab door you will...
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    Does the machine have a light or something that...

    Does the machine have a light or something that would work on single phase? You may have three hot wires, one neutral and one ground. It would need the neutral if there is something single phase on...
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    I use different materials for different kinds of...

    I use different materials for different kinds of push blocks. It would be helpful to know what kind of push blocks you are using.
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    Bandsaw blades are like anything else, you can...

    Bandsaw blades are like anything else, you can get some good ones and some bad ones. The bandsaw blade material is made on a continuous roll and when made they pull out the length they need, cut it...
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    For that application I wouldn't recommend a PVA...

    For that application I wouldn't recommend a PVA glue. It tends to dry around the edges and stays wet in the middle for a long time. A UF glue would work alright.

    I don't see the point in trying...
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    If it were me I would cover it with formica. It...

    If it were me I would cover it with formica. It would be hard enough to last forever and would be completely waterproof. If you wish to paint it you might use an oil based enamel with a hardener....
  25. If the ridge is of sufficient size there...

    If the ridge is of sufficient size there shouldn't be any problem. A lot depends on whether the building is where there is heavy snowfalls. The ridge would be carrying the entire load of the roof.
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