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    Sleds are very important for the things I make....

    Sleds are very important for the things I make. All of mine are home made.
    There are several tasks that I can not find another way to accomplish, other than using robots.
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    I wonder if it could be a bridge part? I fished a...

    I wonder if it could be a bridge part? I fished a not too dissimilar looking hunk of steel out of Salt Creek, under a bridge demolition on Old Bloody 40 (old US 40).
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    Driving at night is back to normal for me now...

    Driving at night is back to normal for me now that I have had both of my cataracts removed. Dealing with discomfort from dust, pollen, and worst of all fiberglass is a new challenge. I can drive at...
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    Swirls from fresh 100 git on a R.O. go deep. It...

    Swirls from fresh 100 git on a R.O. go deep. It is very difficult to get rid of them. I am sure they can be measured, A few ten thousands of an inch... they do not go away when followed by finer...
  5. It seems like a 1 axis problem?

    It seems like a 1 axis problem?
  6. I am working on a way to slow down our 1983 LT 30...

    I am working on a way to slow down our 1983 LT 30 WoodMizer. One idea is to use a variable speed, heavy duty drill in place of the feed motor.


    https://youtu.be/zU8boMZFd9c
  7. I do not have a whole lot of experience with 3...

    I do not have a whole lot of experience with 3 phase. I did work in an old building that still had its own transformers from before WW II, There were 2 legs that would provide 120 volts to neutral...
  8. I am trying to get educated on CNC. It may be...

    I am trying to get educated on CNC. It may be beyond my ability. I wonder if an analogue duplicating lathe could work for drum shells? It might be several thousands of dollars less expensive?
    I like...
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    Nice! It looks I bit like something I made in the...

    Nice! It looks I bit like something I made in the past. Mine only held 3, the Daisy, the Crosman, and the Winchester 20 GA.
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    What do the Pirates and Michael Jackson have in...

    What do the Pirates and Michael Jackson have in common?



    They all wear gloves for no apparent reason
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    My random orbit and orbital sanding starts at...

    My random orbit and orbital sanding starts at 120. Pryor to 120 all sanding is done with the grain. Bigger RO sanders leave bigger swirls.
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    Welcome Greg. If the woodworking shoe takes a...

    Welcome Greg. If the woodworking shoe takes a moment or two to break back in look for Case garden tractor. They are a worthy distraction from the couch, Woodworking is equally rewarding.
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    Excellent! You are a friend indeed! I have a hard...

    Excellent! You are a friend indeed! I have a hard case that I put pannier hangers on for transporting instruments on a bicycle.
  14. Silicone is one of the few sealants that will be...

    Silicone is one of the few sealants that will be food safe.

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  15. Bills info + A thread gauge will help. 483639

    Bills info + A thread gauge will help.

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  16. Silicone is a versatile and heat resistant...

    Silicone is a versatile and heat resistant adhesive. I think it's a good choice. I would get the fish safe aquarium version.
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    As Michael says (I forgot to mention) sand...

    As Michael says (I forgot to mention) sand between coats with 220 or finer. I use polyurethane for in-place cabinets and trim. Learning to apply it and keep a wet edge without runs and drips is an on...
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    I read a little about Fracking the other day. The...

    I read a little about Fracking the other day. The pumps, volumes, and pressures used are hard to imagine. I see homeowners pressure washing barefoot and cringe. My unit came with a medical alert...
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    You could put some plastic box tape on the brick...

    You could put some plastic box tape on the brick for parting film and use it as a caul. My alma mater burned as well. That is a neat project.
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    Spar is typically an exterior finish. It should...

    Spar is typically an exterior finish. It should level very well and is not typically rubbed out. A badger hair brush is often recommended. I have always used a china bristle brush with good results....
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    Here is what the rough cut edges of the Marine...

    Here is what the rough cut edges of the Marine Fir from Menard's looks like. It is all Fir and not the best looking.

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    Brad, I am un-able to navigate my SMC messages. I think being...
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    Our twin bed size bunk bed mattress holders were...

    Our twin bed size bunk bed mattress holders were (are) a box made from 1" x 7" hardwood with a 2 X 4 laid flat for a cleat around the inside. The deck is 5 ply 1/2 inch Fir plywood. I did not use a...
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    Hickory cabinets showed up in stock at our Lowes...

    Hickory cabinets showed up in stock at our Lowes about 10 years ago. The boxes were particle board and the faces and doors were solid Hickory, with lots of character. My first response was rather...
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    Mine is a heavy duty 2 hp electric. I am not sure...

    Mine is a heavy duty 2 hp electric. I am not sure if it is a professional model but it preforms like one. It works better than the 5 HP gas one that it replaced. A disadvantage is finding an outlet...
  25. If you are willing to put in the time priming and...

    If you are willing to put in the time priming and sanding it can be done. I used gloss black on a project made from AC Fir. MDF would have been quicker. For high gloss a painter I trust (big brother)...
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