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    Thank you. I will try tape.

    Thank you. I will try tape.
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    2 1/2 inch swivel end

    I bought some longer 2 1/2 inch hose for my shop vac and attached swivel ends purchased from a local shop. The end pops off much too easily, unlike the swivel on the original hose that came with the...
  3. Thank you to all who posted thoughts on this. I...

    Thank you to all who posted thoughts on this. I have a good shop vac and will keep it in the shop with a longer hose. I found I could move some other tools to get some space. It amazing how much...
  4. Using dust collector as shop vac in small shop

    I have found quite a bit of discussion of using a shop vac as a dust collector. My question is about using a dust collector as a shop vac. I have a 3 hp cyclone with 3 gated connections. One is...
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    Both worked. Thank you.

    Both worked. Thank you.
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    magnet [dust?] removal

    I bought a pack of ceramic magnets to use in making a jig. The packaging warned that magnets are fragile and can chip or break. That's clearly correct since the were small chips from the magnets in...
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    Thank you for all the suggestions. I think I will...

    Thank you for all the suggestions. I think I will be using a combination of most of these. The suggestion to make the box so that it could be opened changed my mind; I was going to seal it.
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    Long term glass storage

    A friend gave us two champagne flutes marked with the date 2000 to use to celebrate the millennium. I would like to pass those on to some descendant to use in 2100. They are delicate and if not...
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    I had the epoxy and dust, so I did that. It...

    I had the epoxy and dust, so I did that. It worked very well. Now I just need to wait 20 years to see how it holds up.

    Thanks to all how commented and advised.
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    How to repair crack in staircase wood

    In my staircase in a 3 inch wide board leading up and away from the newel post, there was a 4 inch crack maybe three times wider than what I would term a hairline crack. There is no strain on this...
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    Speed of sound is about 767 mph. Outer edge of...

    Speed of sound is about 767 mph. Outer edge of 10 inch blade @3450 rpm travels at about 103 mph. Some 10 inch models have a blade speed faster than this, but none come close to the speed of sound. A...
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    As pointed out, new is cheap. So, I got some...

    As pointed out, new is cheap. So, I got some fresh pegboard to use on the doors. This was made easy to do since I found a good place to mount the old so that it will be held flat -- I can push it...
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    Straighten bowed pegboard ??

    I have a half sheet of masonite pegboard that has about a 1 inch bow over 4 feet from leaning against a wall for several years. The bow was about 3 inches until I reversed it and increased the lean...
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    This reminds me of two notable days. #1. When...

    This reminds me of two notable days. #1. When there is some woodworking project or other project around the house that requires small hardware items like screws, I usually buy a few extra. The day...
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    +1 on the 3 hp.

    +1 on the 3 hp.
  16. Thread: Cradle

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    It was my first project that I made for my first...

    It was my first project that I made for my first grandchild. It required the purchase of tablesaw, bandsaw, chisels, shoulder plane, and many other items. It came out very well for someone who...
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    Thank you for the collective wisdom. I did...

    Thank you for the collective wisdom. I did contact Pat Warner and he sent me a handout that gave a little more detail. What worked was to use the pan head screws and their wiggle room to center the...
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    Router bit off center

    I am using the Bosch 1617EVS router with fixed base. I have the template guide attached to the base with an appropriate bushing for dovetails on a Leigh D4 jig. I place the straight bit in the collet...
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    The jobs won't be shipped to China or India, but...

    The jobs won't be shipped to China or India, but driverless cars may be followed by driverless trucks. Then . . .
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    I am often amazed at the uses people find for PVC.

    I am often amazed at the uses people find for PVC.
  21. Could you ask the non woodworking types to read a...

    Could you ask the non woodworking types to read a few pages of the Bill Pentz site? It made a believer of me.
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    Rolling the drum on Oneida V3000

    When I installed my Oneida V3000 dust collector on the Oneida stand I decided to add wheels to the 35 gallon steel drum to make it easier to move. Oneida sells a drum dolly but instead of purchasing...
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    We were replacing a Maytag with the Kitchenaid....

    We were replacing a Maytag with the Kitchenaid. Neither I nor the repairman could fix a leak on the 20 year old Maytag. The Maytag was a best buy when purchased, but it was noisy, not a perfect...
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    Kitchenaid seems to have about three different...

    Kitchenaid seems to have about three different machines with variations on the three. They sell for about, $500, $1000, or a bit less than $2000. We bought a midrange one last month. It is very...
  25. " I believe the OP is asking for recommendations...

    " I believe the OP is asking for recommendations about flexible dust collection hose to bridge the gap between his fixed metal duct and his woodworking machine. By the way, its not stupidity, its...
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