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  1. Thank you everyone. Lots of good hardware out...

    Thank you everyone. Lots of good hardware out there!
  2. Articulated arm for a small folding shelf?

    I need to build a small shelf that can fold down out of the way when it's not in use, about 24" wide and about 20" deep.

    I'd like to use an articulated folding arm that is purpose made for this,...
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    If I use a poly-linseed oil mix at a client's...

    If I use a poly-linseed oil mix at a client's place I now put all the rags and paper towels in an empty 1 gallon lacquer can and put the lid on tight until I get to my place and can spread the soaked...
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    $3.60 per bag is cheap compared with the Festool...

    $3.60 per bag is cheap compared with the Festool original.
    One weekend my Festool vac was full. I was due at a client's place. There was nowhere to buy new bags. The only solution was to empty the...
  5. Thanks Edwin. Great tip.

    Thanks Edwin. Great tip.
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    I had to look up a Big Green Egg table to see...

    I had to look up a Big Green Egg table to see what it is. Nice project.

    Unless there is a compelling reason to glue up the top as one piece I would space the boards as in a deck, like you said....
  7. Thread: Bondo

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    Bondo is great when filling dents in items you...

    Bondo is great when filling dents in items you want to paint that day.
    But I use SculpWood putty for large voids and SculpWood paste for checks and cracks in charactery wood when itís going to be...
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    $40, a machine that works well, that you can pick...

    $40, a machine that works well, that you can pick up and place in the back of your truck without equipment or help? Iíd buy it.
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    Thanks Malcolm. Iíll look into that this evening.

    Thanks Malcolm. Iíll look into that this evening.
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    LED light question

    I want to make a reading lamp from a piece of a branch that I have. I am hoping to either embed LED diodes into a section of the branch, and if that's not possible, to use a small a surface mounted...
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    Lots of good ideas and suggestions here, thanks...

    Lots of good ideas and suggestions here, thanks everyone.
    The homeowner has changed her mind on this project and for now will get by with a fold-away wire thingie from the pet store. Them's the...
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    Tri-fold Garden Gate

    Interesting gate problem, one I haven't encounter before. A homeowner wants a gate across a 101" opening between her fence and the wall of her house. It will be opened for pedestrian use, and closed...
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    I went to the old tool swap meet yesterday,...

    I went to the old tool swap meet yesterday, walked around looking at the eye candy. Bought nothing. First time I ever did that. I'm so happy.
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    Derek I enjoy that your posts like this one have...

    Derek I enjoy that your posts like this one have a magazine level presentation, with good photographs and clear text. Looking forward to the rest of it.
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    Well he has seen the light and will be using...

    Well he has seen the light and will be using screws. Thanks all.
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    Thanks for the advice guys. I would screw...

    Thanks for the advice guys. I would screw whatever wood onto the frame, but the maker and his client don't want to see screw heads.
    I don't see this ending pretty.
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    Glue to attach pine to metal?

    My metalworker buddy took on a job to make and install a 7' x 12' sliding gate. The problem is he agreed to sheath both sides in wood. He knows nothing about working with wood, but he's also intent...
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    Thanks Mark. Easy when you know how!

    Thanks Mark. Easy when you know how!
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    Mark, I didnít find anything such as ďmanage...

    Mark, I didnít find anything such as ďmanage attachmentsĒ under advanced.
    Lee, I chose Full Site and it worked.
    However, how do I get back to the mobile format? - help!
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    Here are some more photos 417416 - this is the...

    Here are some more photos
    417416 - this is the line side.

    417417 - the load side.

    417418 417419 - this little wiring schematic is the only ďinstructionsĒ that came with the
    switches.
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    How to post photos from my iphone?

    Hi - I canít work out how to post photos to a thread when Iím replying on my iphone.
    I am a contributor and am logged in.

    When Iím on the site and writing in the reply box I canít see any way...
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    When I steam with the Earlex I boil a kettle and...

    When I steam with the Earlex I boil a kettle and refill the steamer when the reservoir runs low.

    Anytime Iíve steamed KD wood it has never worked out. Might experiment again as some of you have...
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    Bill, when I press on the contactor override...

    Bill, when I press on the contactor override (with the cover off) the motor gets power and everything works fine, so the circuit is good.
    There is no humming. And both switches, bought maybe 1 year...
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    Why is my magnetic switch not working?

    I wired up this Sherndian MP-09 magnetic switch today, but I can't get it working. It's a 3-phase 240 V switch.

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    When I press the green button, nothing happens. When I take the cover off...
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    I bought a Crain 6' steel straight edge at a...

    I bought a Crain 6' steel straight edge at a carpet store locally a number of months back.
    It's supposedly accurate to +/_ 0.005. It was $60something plus tax.
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