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    Oooh...I missed the cooler conditions. That's not...

    Oooh...I missed the cooler conditions. That's not a good thing for almost any finish like John mentions. You really need to provide temperature in the range stated by the finish manufacturer, for the...
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    Have to take that one to the eThrone on the...

    Have to take that one to the eThrone on the iPad... :D
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    WHy? It's still a wall. It just has a different...

    WHy? It's still a wall. It just has a different material at the bottom and maybe is an inch or two thicker at that point. It doesn't really impact machine placement at all in any meaningful way.
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    What Prashun said...just always clean off the...

    What Prashun said...just always clean off the workpiece thoroughly after abrading before moving on to the next finishing step. Don't use mineral spirits to do that. If you need to wet to get fine...
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    For me, too... ROFLOL! :D :D

    For me, too... ROFLOL! :D :D
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    Dennis, 'hope the stings are on the mend and that...

    Dennis, 'hope the stings are on the mend and that you get even more shop time going forward!

    During the week, my shop time was very limited. One small job for someone and then I was pretty much...
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    For the kind of work you are doing, consider an...

    For the kind of work you are doing, consider an air brush. Just be sure it's able to move the more viscous waterborne products...many are; some are not. Air brushes are the workhorse for detail work...
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    Sometimes you need to put yourself in the mind of...

    Sometimes you need to put yourself in the mind of the originator of the design and production. While many of us who are woodworkers today get ill about the idea of painting or even staining/dying...
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    I've seen it both ways, Ole. Black is clearly for...

    I've seen it both ways, Ole. Black is clearly for "visible' Installations when used as actual stove pipe.
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    It's not necessary to use the sealer but they are...

    It's not necessary to use the sealer but they are good products. I do use the EM1000 from time to time, particularly on the guitars I started building, but largely for additional grain filling where...
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    It's a pretty good practice to seal indies and...

    It's a pretty good practice to seal indies and around the lettering, etc., that you're going to flood with paint whether you use a mask or not. I use wax free shellac for that. This is for the reason...
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    SO many choices.... :) For spraying, waterborne...

    SO many choices.... :) For spraying, waterborne is the way to go, IMHO. Great for your gun, too. Most (but not all) waterborne finishes tend to have a colder color directly on wood so it's not...
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    BLO and wax for me...or shellac...or a wipe on...

    BLO and wax for me...or shellac...or a wipe on oil based finish.
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    You must use wax free shellac for this...

    You must use wax free shellac for this application, but it's a very common method. Zinsser SealCoat is wax free if you want pre-mixed but making from flakes gives you more color flexibility.
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    Grizzly's Shop Fox moulder is more akin to the...

    Grizzly's Shop Fox moulder is more akin to the W&H for reasonable comparison based on what I just looked at in the catalog.
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    Tim Sway reviews the newest version in this new...

    Tim Sway reviews the newest version in this new video...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C5srJPPhixU

    Pretty impressive for what it is.
  17. Every bandsaw has a range of adjustment, so as...

    Every bandsaw has a range of adjustment, so as long as the band is sized to be somewhere within that range, you're good to go. Bruce's suggestion to physically measure with a string is a good...
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    Even though I'm not an owner of any of their...

    Even though I'm not an owner of any of their tools, I'd thoroughly enjoy walking through that store I'm sure. You are correct that while pictures in the catalog are nice, being able to fondle the...
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    W&H molders are the "gold standard" for these...

    W&H molders are the "gold standard" for these machines. Setting aside your personal concerns with any given vendor, the W&H is designed specifically for cutting molding and can even be used for...
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    Current generations of higher end smartphones...

    Current generations of higher end smartphones with multiple lenses like the iPhone have this capability and it's very kewel to be able to dial in the depth of field one wants for effect.
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    I think this idea has merit...these saws have...

    I think this idea has merit...these saws have arbors that generally are designed to handle a dado stack well and they have a bit more power to cut smoothly with less variability in RPM when they...
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    You are truly lucky to have a supplier that can...

    You are truly lucky to have a supplier that can provide that level of quality.
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    I'm guessing that geography matters...in this...

    I'm guessing that geography matters...in this area, the 'borg doesn't seem to carry the heavier stove pipe in 5' lengths. But I also suspect that there are far less folks who demand it for things...
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    "Think like the machine" sometimes helps with...

    "Think like the machine" sometimes helps with this kind of thing. :) What does the machine need to know to accomplish the task? Yea...the boundaries. And multiple selection helps with that. At some...
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    I've been envisioning a shop design like this...

    I've been envisioning a shop design like this ever since seeing Frank Howarth's new shop on YouTube. It's a nice look and the mono-slope makes for some nice ventilation possibilities, too, for nice...
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