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    "Generally speaking", no. In the common PVC/ABS...

    "Generally speaking", no. In the common PVC/ABS pipe types that are used by folks for the "alternative use" of dust collection, it's pretty much even numbers. I think that PVC electrical conduit may...
  2. I would have to defer to the actual lumber making...

    I would have to defer to the actual lumber making folks here on that question. I would imagine there are other species that might be reactive to steam treating but have never personally experienced...
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    I agree with Kevin...it's not the blade. Many...

    I agree with Kevin...it's not the blade. Many folks also do these small cutoffs using a sled because they provide positive back support for the material which helps avoid the situation where the...
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    Um...applying power to a machine isn't going to...

    Um...applying power to a machine isn't going to void any warranty. How would one know if there was any kind of issue without powering it up? Whomever told you that is pulling your, um..."you know...
  5. "Enquiring Minds" want to know...what that...

    "Enquiring Minds" want to know...what that actually is. ;). And it it applicable for use on a drill press like the OP is doing?
  6. No worries as long as they don't use steam as...

    No worries as long as they don't use steam as Kevin mentions. It's the steaming that's purposely done to walnut to increase yields that does the majority of the color change that's often associated...
  7. Thanks for that, John...my current shop situation...

    Thanks for that, John...my current shop situation has me contemplating alternative finishes and your work detailed above is very helpful about that. What is the expected temperature range for using...
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    THAT...is outstanding, Dick!

    THAT...is outstanding, Dick!
  9. Bummer that the kits had the scale...

    Bummer that the kits had the scale incorrect...that's a bear to adjust when a trem is involved. Hardtail...you could have just moved the bridge. Trem...you gotta do the neck dance and then deal with...
  10. I agree relative to a disc sander. But it would...

    I agree relative to a disc sander. But it would be a good technique with a longer edge sander if one was available. I'd want a small jig/fixture to help hold things square when the two angled...
  11. Given you'll be using a DP and clamping the...

    Given you'll be using a DP and clamping the bassword body to the DP table for the task, you do not really have to drill a pilot, IMHO, if you use a sharp drill bit for the work. I tend to use...
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    The worksurface size can be whatever you want it...

    The worksurface size can be whatever you want it to be based on your individual need and the space available in your shop. The actual grid is 20mm holes on 96mm centers if you want to be consistent...
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    Kevin, you forgot the good music that magically...

    Kevin, you forgot the good music that magically accompanied their effort, too. :) I think they could have condensed the caulking operation portion of the video, however...LOL
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    Yes, a lite honing is no issue for almost any...

    Yes, a lite honing is no issue for almost any tooling. But you don't want to be removing metal the way you might for a "real" sharpening. :)

    The major benefit to this insert tooling is that you...
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    That's unfortunately "part of the deal" for doing...

    That's unfortunately "part of the deal" for doing work with others, David. I like the examples that Jaromir and Bob posted as that what I think of when the subject of multi-height uppers is raised....
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    It's real and yes, because PayPal is a payment...

    It's real and yes, because PayPal is a payment processor they need to do follow any reporting requirement that are placed on them by existing or new regulations.
  17. The mason who did the replare and extension of...

    The mason who did the replare and extension of the wall bordering the patio at our old property used mortar. The faces were the nice limestone rock from the old stone walls on the back of the...
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    I never had any unreliability issues with the...

    I never had any unreliability issues with the tape I bought from Lee Valley...the clips worked very well if the tape was trimmed correctly and square.
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    That kind of thing is very much of interest to me...

    That kind of thing is very much of interest to me for whatever larger door I put on the shop building I hope to build. I don't want a "garage door" on it, but need something larger to be able to...
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    Yea, if "Monk" is working and I'm trying to do...

    Yea, if "Monk" is working and I'm trying to do prep work or something in the kitchen, guess where it heads? :D :D "Dancing Chef" results...and it's hip-hop out of necessity.
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    I'm at about 15 minutes for that here at the new...

    I'm at about 15 minutes for that here at the new house, but it was about 20 at the old house. :) :D Four minutes more for Lowes. LOL
  22. Personally, I would tend to use screws, both...

    Personally, I would tend to use screws, both because the provide easy removal for any future renovation as has been noted and because I always avoid hammering nails when I can due to hand...
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    Did he do it on the house before deciding to rip...

    Did he do it on the house before deciding to rip it down and build the new one on the same slab/footprint? The recent video snippets that were in the garage had the same finishing and so forth that I...
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    John, that turned out fantastic! Inlaying with...

    John, that turned out fantastic! Inlaying with wood not only served a purpose to get a uniform surface, but also provide you a truly interesting way to accommodate a hanging handle on this...
  25. He clearly was a very smart and driven man and...

    He clearly was a very smart and driven man and his nation benefited from it. Great story!
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