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    A guy I know, Nick Kukich, was excited to get a...

    A guy I know, Nick Kukich, was excited to get a high tension Lenox re-saw blade for his Engelmann Spruce project in the 1980's. He put one on his antique boat saw, brought it up tp tension, and...
  2. Impervo apparently has limited availability. Our...

    Impervo apparently has limited availability. Our story still has lots. It is the best paint I have ever applied for interior trim, doors, cabinetry etc.
  3. It's not Sheds Unlimited but a client just bought...

    It's not Sheds Unlimited but a client just bought a shed from a local "Amish" source. It has lots of particle board. Siding, Flooring, and Sheeting all made from the cheapest products available....
  4. I have done a several DIY epoxy garage floor...

    I have done a several DIY epoxy garage floor coatings from various stores for several Clients. They are OK and I was able to cut the cost way down compared to the "professional" bids. The latest...
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    It looks right at home on your well worn bench....

    It looks right at home on your well worn bench. You are obviously a tool user who tinkers with collecting.
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    Very good looking boxes, (box falls short), ......

    Very good looking boxes, (box falls short), ... lovely artwork!
  7. An amazing time capsule. I will keep trying to...

    An amazing time capsule. I will keep trying to get the video to play.

    youTube sent me this one, after looking around the web.
    https://youtu.be/7tFPcwR8eB8
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    I have heard tell of an acid bath + mineral salts...

    I have heard tell of an acid bath + mineral salts dip for reconditioning files. Probably a task to leave to professionals.
    Some files Mr. Boggs won't touch. In my last batch one came back dipped in...
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    Cherry is not usually considered a boat building...

    Cherry is not usually considered a boat building wood. I can imagine it being very pretty on a boat. There are good resources on both coasts, as well as around the Great Lakes and North Woods.
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    The Epoxy glued scarf joint is a common technique...

    The Epoxy glued scarf joint is a common technique for boat building. Softwood dimensional lumber is commonly available in long lengths. Long hardwoods can be hard to find.
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    This was positively the most difficult book I...

    This was positively the most difficult book I have ever read. The Mosquito plays a small role, flying photo reconnaissance missions. There was one squadron of Spitfires that saw very little action....
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    Here is a link for the manual. I work for folks...

    Here is a link for the manual. I work for folks who have Pianos, they take these very seriously.


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    I imagine something like John did for the Lexan,...

    I imagine something like John did for the Lexan, With clear only above the unit, You could make a short, "summer" sash, and even use insulated glass.
    I have one of mine in already this year, and...
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    Nice job Matt Hunstiger! There is not a shortage...

    Nice job Matt Hunstiger! There is not a shortage of rust on any of my saws. Here is another one I look forward to cleaning up. I found it in a crawlspace under a big old church. It is a spooky spot,...
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    + 1 for Boggstool. Good files are not cheap....

    + 1 for Boggstool. Good files are not cheap. Boggs really brings them back. I found a big Farriers Rasp while cleaning up an old dump. It is a goner, but I am sending it in just for fun. I have a...
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    Common masking tape = .005 more or less.

    Common masking tape = .005 more or less.
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    It is a quirky mystery that I just like to think...

    It is a quirky mystery that I just like to think about. Is any dust collection connected? Were any other appliances running when you got shocked? I had some clients who had electrical problems that...
  18. It just looks so nice I can't think of much to say

    It just looks so nice I can't think of much to say
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    Lenox creates some very fine blades in many...

    Lenox creates some very fine blades in many types. Does anyone remember "Hack Man" The Muscle Bound promo guy from the 1980's who sawed a locomotive in half with a hand hacksaw?

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    I agree with John Ziebron about Lexan as it has...

    I agree with John Ziebron about Lexan as it has replaced Plexiglass and is superior. Window units are a drag, but sometimes they are the cooling solution that can happen quickly and relatively...
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    Does the machine have only the DC motor?

    Does the machine have only the DC motor?
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    I might think of trying Plexiglass and clear...

    I might think of trying Plexiglass and clear silicone caulk rather than plywood?
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    Steve, What is the primary voltage of your DC...

    Steve, What is the primary voltage of your DC motor controller? If it is 120 volts, it could be a result of the rectifier creating a neutral - ground short. Neutral AC and negative DC are not...
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    Chuck Hill, Thanks for the link to Blackburn...

    Chuck Hill, Thanks for the link to Blackburn Tools. I have that bookmarked and will be reading through while I get my plate cleaned up and thoroughly inspected.
  25. Thats really great and a fun peek inside your...

    Thats really great and a fun peek inside your shop. I like that the "spindly" mid century legs are actually very strong.
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