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    A little more clarification may be in order: ...

    A little more clarification may be in order:

    Kevin says
    Exactly what I'm doing.

    A 6' tall rolling parts tree/rack with adjustable brackets on each side is standing at outfeed of jointer....
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    I do too - they're the hydraulic lift style. One...

    I do too - they're the hydraulic lift style. One on infeed, one on outfeed. These serve as parts catchers, as I'm typically alone while processing. Also used precisely as you describe.



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    HDPE - perfect! Menards has carried black for a...

    HDPE - perfect! Menards has carried black for a couple years. Searched and discovered they now also had white 4x8 x.25" thick in stock for about $90. Just got back home with a crisp clean sheet -...
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    Thickness planer board return ideas

    Just put a new SCM nova s520 into service. Would like to return workpieces from outfeed to infeed side via top, and this new machine has a huge 31x46" hood, 2mm thick steel, well reinforced, 4mm...
  5. Lately, close to 90% cabinetry, but I've got a...

    Lately, close to 90% cabinetry, but I've got a barstool design that sells through a local upholstery shop that moves a couple dozen units throughout the year in 3-6 qty batches. I couldn't sell them...
  6. Jonathan, You just described my methodology 15...

    Jonathan,
    You just described my methodology 15 years ago. Oddly, I just bought a slider a few months ago. What happened in between? A CNC. For about twice the investment of a new 10' slider, you...
  7. No frown intended. Thought it looked like a...

    No frown intended.
    Thought it looked like a confused guy with 3 question marks above his head, which was me, trying to figure out how to use a syringe for applying oil.
    LOL!

    Thought I was...
  8. Syringe and mixing bowl?:confused:

    Syringe and mixing bowl?:confused:
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    Dan, Sorry- hope I didn't misdirect you, but...

    Dan,
    Sorry- hope I didn't misdirect you, but the Mohawk stuff is really formulated for spraying - probably experience same thing you did with the original Varathane ultimate.
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    You should try some Mohawk water based topcoats....

    You should try some Mohawk water based topcoats. Thick stuff, builds fast, and goes on a bit more orange-peely than a person's comfortable with. In a few hours, man, that stuff is just perfectly...
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    Indeed, it may be drying too quickly. Another...

    Indeed, it may be drying too quickly. Another contributor could be if you're using a different sheen, especially if it is duller than what you've used with success previously. Flat finishes can be...
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    Sticky: I realize this is an old thread, but at risk of...

    I realize this is an old thread, but at risk of being LTTP (Late To The Party), I'd interject these:

    In furniture and cabinetry industry, these are used for accurate part locations very regularly:...
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    No! Absolutely! You are not alone. I've...

    No!

    Absolutely! You are not alone.

    I've paid very close attention to this on occasions when I can put my hands on the latest offerings in the showrooms. I have detected what you describe,...
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    John, I've been in Sketchup for 15 years now....

    John,
    I've been in Sketchup for 15 years now. My nephew says Fusion 360 has advantages over it, but, at this point, I'm so bonded to Sketchup, I'll likely stick to it.
    From a fresh perspective...
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    Sticky: LOL - that's hysterical - "HU's on first"...

    LOL - that's hysterical -
    "HU's on first"...
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    Exactly. All the more reason to get it firmed...

    Exactly.

    All the more reason to get it firmed up in an easily organized and labeled in at least a cut list program.

    Don't want to be misconstrued as a "computer only" advocate.
    I certainly...
  17. +1 for the "loose the platen" argument. I...

    +1 for the "loose the platen" argument.



    I like to utilize 20 mil vinyl or polyurethane salvaged from old, failed vac bags. Otherwise, a trip to the fabric store gets you some vinyl, though it...
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    This may be the key to the mystery. 20 years of...

    This may be the key to the mystery. 20 years of curing with some roots in the ground...
    Wouldn't this easily result in a color shift, considering natural fungi and moisture being wicked through a...
  19. "A few" sounds like, by the time you round up and...

    "A few" sounds like, by the time you round up and purchase the exact match, you've outspent the value of the project.
    From time to time, especially times like this (short run, retentive detailing),...
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    Phillip, As Jim stated, you bundle and pull...

    Phillip,
    As Jim stated, you bundle and pull especially with first run through empty conduit. I'll reiterate 2 points:
    1> go with a larger, 3/4" EMT. It makes pulling easier, and if you add a...
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    +1, what Jim said. In addition, take some...

    +1, what Jim said.

    In addition, take some cut-offs of the new and old cherry lumber and do some finish samples. This will help you detect any need for toning of the offenders to match the vintage...
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    They probably had more hair left on their heads...

    They probably had more hair left on their heads by the time they hit my age.:D

    Computers are not a cheat.
    It's just that society, in general, today:
    1> has less ability to visualize, what with...
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    For projects with the complexity of a kitchen, a...

    For projects with the complexity of a kitchen, a cutlist is essential. I've been using CutlistPlus for over a decade. Very reasonable cost, and will help you very handily calculate all of the above,...
  24. Did this about 5 years ago an a kitchen. Same...

    Did this about 5 years ago an a kitchen. Same look, except we used reconstituted QS white oak veneer.
    Before converting to water based products a couple years ago, Sherwin Williams T77F63 "water...
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    After building a new shop 5 years ago, I...

    After building a new shop 5 years ago, I naturally did some re-arranging. Then some more machines came in. More re-arranging.
    In general, I find myself doing something inside that conduit at least...
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