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  1. I painted my basement walls with the UGL paint...

    I painted my basement walls with the UGL paint after using the UGL etch. The room was substantially brighter and I think it helped with humidity in the space too. I’d paint it first and see how you...
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    Sam’s tree

    Well, after waiting twenty minutes for the third photo to download, I’ll try another post.
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    Christmas decoration

    My wife gets the house. I get the tree in the yard. 10 grade stakes, 10’ pole in my case, 5mm Paracord, a bunch of small tie-wraps and several stings of lights. I’ve done this for probably 8 years or...
  4. Thread: FedEx

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    Prashun, I have always wondered how things...

    Prashun, I have always wondered how things magically appear and have rejoiced at how cool it is that the system works.. In ‘18 on a Tues morning I purchased a component from Auckland, NZ. Thur at 11...
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    I saw that John. You have to wonder how someone...

    I saw that John. You have to wonder how someone would get to the point that rather then deliver the goods in todays digital world that it would simply be better to just dump them. FedEx was the gold...
  6. I have a 1.5 hp Grizzly and it is connected with...

    I have a 1.5 hp Grizzly and it is connected with the supplied 6” flex pipe. I think you want it on the ground. When you go to empty the barrel the trick is to keep the sawdust in the barrel and not...
  7. I’m about a third of the way drilling 20mm holes...

    I’m about a third of the way drilling 20mm holes for my 37x72” MFT top using the Parf Guide System Mark II, which I sourced from Lee Valley. The assortment of 20 mm dogs are UJK and some from TSO...
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    All of Nathaniel Philbrick’s books are good...

    All of Nathaniel Philbrick’s books are good reading. As to Manchester, I think I’ve read all of his books. “Goodbye Darkness” is the story of an American boy who in ‘41 became a Marine. My FIL, Army,...
  9. Do you have openings under wall benches. How much...

    Do you have openings under wall benches. How much width do you have in the current wall rack? Perhaps you can reduce the full height portion and add smaller shelves in the freed up area. Glenn’s idea...
  10. I dropped my SS extension table when I added the...

    I dropped my SS extension table when I added the SS RT to the saw. I just drilled a hole in the top. Seems to be 3/4 MDF. There is supporting structure under the top, but agree that additional cross...
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    Perhaps tap the current hole, then fill and...

    Perhaps tap the current hole, then fill and re-drill. That provides a shoulder for the glue to bite into.
  12. I had this happen when ripping 8/4 HM too. I also...

    I had this happen when ripping 8/4 HM too. I also had the wood close up behind the blade requiring a small wedge on the outboard end of the cut. I was running a combo blade that had been on the saw...
  13. Shouldn’t have read this ost first thing in the...

    Shouldn’t have read this ost first thing in the morning. It has taken me on my own Trail of Tears of my good ideas in construction that followed me home. The dust collection piping idea is good. You...
  14. My shop is 1/2” ply and done with GRK screws. As...

    My shop is 1/2” ply and done with GRK screws. As previously noted future access into the stud bay is key. My shop is 10’ walls. I added a 1x4 horiz band to cover the seam at 8’.
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    I just picked up a Speedi-Stitcher. YT has some...

    I just picked up a Speedi-Stitcher. YT has some good guidance on it. I am only getting started with it, but a pretty capable tool
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    My primary table is 3x8’ with three layers of...

    My primary table is 3x8’ with three layers of 3/4” ply as the top. I think I will make an MDF overlay for it and add it to the top. As I use that top as an in/out feed I may have to pull a lay off...
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    MFT dimensions

    My latest rabbit hole. I picked up the Parf Guide Mark II from Lee Valley recently and a sheet of 3/4” MDF and now that I am finishing the floor re-finishing project at the house am ready to proceed...
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    I subscribe to the Times and in this mornings...

    I subscribe to the Times and in this mornings “Opinion” section is a quiz titled, “Where should You Live?” Sometimes, timing is everything;)
  19. I’ve been knocking this around myself for my new...

    I’ve been knocking this around myself for my new bench and your sticking board idea seems to solve this issue for me. Thanks for that Derek. I have the BC Classic, Record 52 1/2 & the BC planing...
  20. I’m not on it, but my neighbors are. A lot of...

    I’m not on it, but my neighbors are. A lot of Lion and Bear activity, sighting and happening news from what I can see and you can’t forget the local garage sale listing. The other evening just after...
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    My first thought on this is “stage of life.” Are...

    My first thought on this is “stage of life.” Are you set income wise or going to keep beating the drum? Have you had it with winter? Do you want to stay within range of the coast or is inland ok?...
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    Effective management of traffic and people....

    Effective management of traffic and people. People mostly, traffic is secondary. Autonomous vehicles will be easier to accept once you have, as a society, accepted the “rules of the road.”
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    I stick with it. I may get an issue and breeze...

    I stick with it. I may get an issue and breeze through it, thinking nothing interesting here. Frequently however I will go back and there is always something of interest. I was looking at one of the...
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    I have a drawer with a few candidates for...

    I have a drawer with a few candidates for replacement. Currently that is a Benchmade something or other. Nice blade and easy open. As to getting it back, I have spent a lot of time in airports the...
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    SOG Flash II

    I was at a hardware supply trade show back in ‘89 and saw a vendor showing the SOG line of knives. I had never seen a spring assisted knife and where I grew up, switch blades were illegal. Well I...
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