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  1. Jig for shaping curved mouldings.

    I needed to make curved mouldings, so I made a jig for the shaper. To cut the mouldings I simply screwed the blank to a board, put a screw in for a pivot point, then cut the outside cut first,...
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    That’s why they call them “trash pandas.”

    That’s why they call them “trash pandas.”
  4. It’s a great price. I wish I hadn’t just bought...

    It’s a great price. I wish I hadn’t just bought a dust collector.
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    Glue traps do work, but beware that he may flop...

    Glue traps do work, but beware that he may flop around and get glue trap goo all over your engine. We had one enter our home and so I put glue traps on the floor where I knew he was coming in...
  6. I don’t think you need to buff it- just sand with...

    I don’t think you need to buff it- just sand with fine grit progressing to 1500.
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    Do you have a sliding miter saw? If so, do a...

    Do you have a sliding miter saw? If so, do a scoring cut about 1/8” deep and then make your cut. If not, put a sacrificial board on top when making the cut.
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    Love it. I actually clicked by accident but I am...

    Love it. I actually clicked by accident but I am glad I did. Always wanted to build
    one of these. I built a solid body ‘52 copy Tele with a bigsby. I play a lot of slide and this guitar would be...
  9. I am equally amazed. We had a massive solar...

    I am equally amazed. We had a massive solar field that the same year it was completed it was totally destroyed by Irmaria (Irma and Maria). They should have used three support struts instead of...
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    Thank you, sir- it was a very unexpected turn and...

    Thank you, sir- it was a very unexpected turn and direct hit. After Irmaria, it felt like a light breeze. :-) I think this video is public- posted it to a public page- that I took of a sailboat...
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    I used to manage employees in Spanish-speaking...

    I used to manage employees in Spanish-speaking countries, and had trouble picking up Spanish, despite having no trouble learning other languages. I believe it was because I have so many friends that...
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    My track saw in the home shop saves a lot of time...

    My track saw in the home shop saves a lot of time and makes long cuts a breeze. Also in the field it’s a big time saver. In the big shop the sliding table saw is insane how quickly I can rip,...
  13. Wow. I thought natural gas was more efficient...

    Wow. I thought natural gas was more efficient than electric and therefore better overall for the environment. Not saying Iím right, but thatís what I thought. Locally we donít have natural gas but...
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    Yes- Dingys’s. We frequent the place. Ya gotta...

    Yes- Dingys’s. We frequent the place. Ya gotta try the Lionfish sandwiches. Locally caught. Amazing tender fish. Left ya a message- we will get together.



    Yes, for sure. He sent me his...
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    we should meet up some time!

    we should meet up some time!
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    All is well. She became a Cat 1 as she passed...

    All is well. She became a Cat 1 as she passed over us. The usual wind/rain but looks like no major damage. Cell works but power still out at the moment- precautionary shut down of the grid. Great...
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    Flooding isn’t much issue because the shop is a...

    Flooding isn’t much issue because the shop is a split-level and this is the top level. Down below is on a steep hill so any water runs right off. This storm was supposed to miss us, so we were not...
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    I was in Freeport, Bahamas the week after...

    I was in Freeport, Bahamas the week after Michael. The watermark at the airport was over 3’ high on the walls and fences. Be alert- this one is going to be a major storm when it hits you. It is...
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    And now we celebrate. 415167

    And now we celebrate.
    415167
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    Preparing a shop for hurricane

    Just thought you might want to see what we do to get ready for a hurricane. Currently a cat 1 and passing over St. Croix, headed our way. Not too worried, but always take precautions. All machinery...
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    The one exception could be when using the belt,...

    The one exception could be when using the belt, disc, or other exposed sander, but otherwise do not wear gloves. I also never wear long sleeves when working around machinery.
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    I would set the wall back, terminating at the...

    I would set the wall back, terminating at the gutter in your picture. That way you don’t have to find a way to tie in to that corner quoin feature. I would suggest making a flat roof with a rooftop...
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    Thank you for the kind words. I am the grandson...

    Thank you for the kind words. I am the grandson of a boatbuilder, but he passed away before I got to build a boat with him. He did teach me basics and I inherited his shop tools when I was a...
  24. Im a couple of thousand miles away and had a...

    Im a couple of thousand miles away and had a serious discussion with my wife about buying it and shipping it.
  25. Not positive, but try looking for SMA female to...

    Not positive, but try looking for SMA female to IPX WiFi extension cable. I think that may be your match.
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