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    She's a beauty. Well Done!

    She's a beauty. Well Done!
  2. Direct answer is that the BLO will yellow the...

    Direct answer is that the BLO will yellow the sapwood a bit. Walnut lightens over time so if you want to stay dark, some colorant can help. Oils will darken the material initially. I will see if I...
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    I see no pop-ups.

    I see no pop-ups.
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    I'm with Jim. I have always subscribed to the...

    I'm with Jim. I have always subscribed to the 'right cutter for the job' approach to blades. This means I have a half a dozen blades in the rack by the saw at any given time. This also gave me a...
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    I learned to focus my client base from my...

    I learned to focus my client base from my brother. He started out "fixing cars". Realizing you can get a Mercedes or a Porsche fixed in a zillion places he focused on Jaguar, Ferrari, and so forth....
  6. I have also had compressors with the drain a bit...

    I have also had compressors with the drain a bit higher than it seems like it should be. I have never heard a good explanation of what appears to be an often repeated design flaw. Anyone know why...
  7. Thread: Trivets

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    I use mineral oil for trivets and coasters. ...

    I use mineral oil for trivets and coasters.

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    These have been in use for years and still look great. You do need to tell folks not to run them through the dishwasher and to give them a...
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    I try not to be Mr. Doom-and-Gloom. I do not...

    I try not to be Mr. Doom-and-Gloom. I do not have an allergy to dust however, I am on medication for the rest of my life due to damage from not paying attention to dust collection early on. Just...
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    Truer words were never spoken. I have never seen...

    Truer words were never spoken. I have never seen a post, an article or heard the remark "gee, I wish my dust collector wasn't so powerful".

    The shine has gone off the Oneida apple for me after...
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    I'll comment on the finishing before or after...

    I'll comment on the finishing before or after assembly part. I often pre-finish some parts or sub-assemblies. There is no voo-doo to my process. Anything that will be hard to reach or troublesome...
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    For those of us who have good results with...

    For those of us who have good results with sliding dovetails, they come to be a solution we turn to for our designs. Your table is a winner with nice clean, traditional lines. My use of sliding...
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    This can be frustrating. Makers don't seem to be...

    This can be frustrating. Makers don't seem to be able to make a decent large drill press for a reasonable price. Finding a small one that is precision will probably drive you toward machinist...
  13. I can understand that ;-) Smaller ports really...

    I can understand that ;-) Smaller ports really benefit from a vaccuum versus a DC. They both move air but, are different machines. I get buried in all the math and science of spoil collection but,...
  14. Easy to put the wheels in a nominal position and...

    Easy to put the wheels in a nominal position and measure with a piece of string. Blade suppliers will make you a blade any size you want. This doesn't cost extra as far as I have ever seen. My old...
  15. I use a short whip of 2-1/2” or smaller hose for...

    I use a short whip of 2-1/2” or smaller hose for smaller collection points since the larger hose can be clumsy. Peachtree has 2-1/2” hose at a good price. I bought 50’ on sale and have been using...
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    If you have a good circular saw a shop made...

    If you have a good circular saw a shop made solution is very workable.

    https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?173055-Shop-Made-GCS-v2

    I should state that I have moved to the Milwaukee track...
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    Poll: I dunno; $35 versus $150? 419165 . 419166 ...

    I dunno; $35 versus $150?

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    Bear in mind that I don't use mine often. If it were an every day tool I would beef things up so commercial may be the way to go.
  18. Coffee on the monitor!!! :D

    Coffee on the monitor!!! :D
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    I've been a happy 19-38 owner since 2013. I...

    I've been a happy 19-38 owner since 2013. I consoled myself over the large footprint I had to give up by eliminating a shop-drawer unit and building a drawer'd base.

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    The drawer unit is...
  20. It must be my age. To me, simply clicking a...

    It must be my age. To me, simply clicking a "like" button means the response was not worthy of a well thought out and meaningful reply. However, I also prefer phone conversations to text messages...
  21. I find narrowing the focus of the conversation...

    I find narrowing the focus of the conversation helps to move things along. In your case, my position would be "The machine I received is different than the floor model I based my purchase decision...
  22. The outfeed roller is functioning as designed. I...

    The outfeed roller is functioning as designed. I often chime in on threads where people are upgrading from finish-planers to floor models warning them of this feature. There were a few floor models...
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    ChrisA's solution is a lot like a method I had...

    ChrisA's solution is a lot like a method I had used on my hybrid:

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    This storage "pier" and side-feed support went with the saw to its new home. I found it to be very usable for a...
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    If you are asking which sub-forum here I might...

    If you are asking which sub-forum here I might suggest 'Sawmills and Milling'. As to pictures hosted elsewhere; nothing removes the value of a thread quicker than pictures referenced to an outside...
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    Seems like the response is pretty consistent. ...

    Seems like the response is pretty consistent. Sanding pitching material will leave pitch. I sand some pretty figured materials and have yet to see anything like what you are getting. Is the...
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