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    Doubt that would be an option for kayak building....

    Doubt that would be an option for kayak building. He'd want kiln dried, clear, straight-grain material.

    This is why cedar and spruce are often chosen for such projects, as long lengths are more...
  2. You've just answered your own question.

    You've just answered your own question.
  3. Nah. This cleanup is taken care of at the glue-up...

    Nah. This cleanup is taken care of at the glue-up stage, before the epoxy cures.
  4. Epoxy makes this easy.

    Epoxy makes this easy.
  5. I wouldn't be concerned about pulling down that...

    I wouldn't be concerned about pulling down that small a gap. However, if you cut your own plugs from the original scrap they will certainly not take away from the finished assembly. I use Fuller...
  6. How about flexible metal conduit?

    How about flexible metal conduit?
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    This. John nailed it.

    This. John nailed it.
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    Very likely.

    Very likely.
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    I just leave the blades tensioned on my bandsaws.

    I just leave the blades tensioned on my bandsaws.
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    This is what I use at every work station. The...

    This is what I use at every work station. The lights for each station are also plugged into the respective power strip.

    https://i.postimg.cc/ydW914sM/saw-bench-1.jpg
  11. Both my Unifence and Beismeyer fences are...

    Both my Unifence and Beismeyer fences are repeatable to a very small fraction of that. It would be a mighty poor fence that would only get you within 1/32".
    Why complicate things by searching for a...
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    Way way way too fine a grit. And I like Jim's...

    Way way way too fine a grit.

    And I like Jim's suggestion to drill some holes. Also like the polyurethane glue suggestion.
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    I like the handiness of the small shoulder planes...

    I like the handiness of the small shoulder planes such as those made by Stanley. But they are not as easy on the hands as the LN small block rabbet plane since they have many sharp, unfinished edges....
  14. This is a good indicator. I have a set of...

    This is a good indicator.

    I have a set of Japanese chisels I bought used decades ago. They are my favorites of all my chisels. Pretty sure they came from the Japan Woodworker.
  15. Good find.

    Good find.
  16. No. That will just make it top heavy. A small...

    No. That will just make it top heavy. A small bench needs to be ballasted with weight added down low.

    Mine has a cabinet built into the bottom in which I store coffee cans of nuts and bolts (used...
  17. Mine is all original with the exception that it...

    Mine is all original with the exception that it was originally wired for 460-volt 3-phase only operation and I converted it, using factory parts, to operate on 230-volts single phase, a simple enough...
  18. Well, you have the Bridgeport. :)

    Well, you have the Bridgeport. :)
  19. Thank you. Yes, Monarch 10EE built in 1971.

    Thank you. Yes, Monarch 10EE built in 1971.
  20. Thank you Steve.

    Thank you Steve.
  21. The 48" belt/ 12" disc sander is an old...

    The 48" belt/ 12" disc sander is an old Delta/Rockwell machine that had once belonged to a school district, then a second life with Sydney Sabots (which was long ago sold to Catalina Yachts), at...
  22. Those issues are the result of your having...

    Those issues are the result of your having ignored workbench design concepts that have been well proven over hundreds of years. Look at what has been successful in the past before deciding how to...
  23. Love my 20" Agazzani. Have no use whatever for a...

    Love my 20" Agazzani. Have no use whatever for a miter gage on a bandsaw.

    https://i.postimg.cc/FRzVZBkF/shop-9.jpg
  24. It is rather straightforward to first make the...

    It is rather straightforward to first make the opening using a straight bit, either pattern-following or with a template bushing and template. Then a second operation using either a drawer-pull bit...
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    Not a chance. The digging in only occurs with...

    Not a chance.

    The digging in only occurs with poor technique.
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