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  1. I'm in a similar situation; I want to upgrade to...

    I'm in a similar situation; I want to upgrade to a newer computer but don't want to manually transfer all the software, or use the old HDD. Can anyone recommend a bulletproof method or software...
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    This (pointing up) based on experience with two...

    This (pointing up) based on experience with two metal shops, numerous wifi "boosters" and a mesh network.
  3. I had a 12/14 for about ten years before I got my...

    I had a 12/14 for about ten years before I got my slider. I loved using it, lots more area than a regular cabinet saw. A lot harder to move, too. Like mentioned upthread, LOTS of info on them over...
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    I made several ZCIs for my MM SC4E out of...

    I made several ZCIs for my MM SC4E out of composite flooring I got from the ReStore. It has a slick face and I was able to dimension the thickness on the reverse side with my widebelt. Otherwise...
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    I generally use the bandsaw unless the box is too...

    I generally use the bandsaw unless the box is too big for the saw's capacity. That doesn't happen very often.

    I got a 4" trim saw blade with a 1/2" arbor hole from Harbor Freight. I am going...
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    I generally buy at least 30% more if I'm hand...

    I generally buy at least 30% more if I'm hand selecting the material, and as much as 50% if I'm ordering it delivered in.
  8. You might want to check the pricing for iroko. ...

    You might want to check the pricing for iroko. It's often used for decks and I've built a couple of shower benches out of it.
  9. Laguna sells two lines of bandsaws. The less...

    Laguna sells two lines of bandsaws. The less expensive line appears to be made in China or Taiwan, and made to compete with Grizzly, Rinkon, and so on. Their more expensive line is made in Italy...
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    I had a Timesaver in my shop at school, and my...

    I had a Timesaver in my shop at school, and my experience with them was that customer service was pretty much non-existent and no documentation was available on line. It was a somewhat older Taiwan...
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    I don't know about the resale value of a...

    I don't know about the resale value of a Woodmaster CT, but I have one on my 20" MM and love it. It's a couple of years old and about time to order another one. I also have an older 14" Grizzly...
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    Another alternative is indoor fireplace fuel. ...

    Another alternative is indoor fireplace fuel. It's essentially pure ethanol with a bittering agent added to make it undrinkable. Generally available on Amazon in quarts and cases of quarts. As far...
  13. I got that issue a week or so ago. There is also...

    I got that issue a week or so ago. There is also an article on setting up hand planes. The author demonstrates how to ruin your plane iron by putting a HUGE back bevel on it.
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    I've had the Liftmaster jackshaft openers in my...

    I've had the Liftmaster jackshaft openers in my garage (3 doors) for a couple of years now. Love them.
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    When I lived up in the Pacific Northwest and...

    When I lived up in the Pacific Northwest and lived on acreage with timber I had a couple of chippers over 30 years or so. Love hate relationship. The first one was a standalone McKissick 7 (or 9?)...
  16. Thread: Super Glue

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    I use it all the time in the shop. Mixed with...

    I use it all the time in the shop. Mixed with sawdust to fill holes, gluing chip out back on, lots of stuff. Mostly I buy the ten packs of little tubes at Harbor Freight when they're on sale; if...
  17. A couple of points I'm not sure that have been...

    A couple of points I'm not sure that have been mentioned: the table in question has draw or Dutch leaves. If you Google Draw Leaf table or Dutch Leaf table you should get a number of hits.

    A...
  18. My bench top is about 22 x 60 ash, around three...

    My bench top is about 22 x 60 ash, around three inches thick. At the time I made it I only had a 15" planer so I couldn't plane the whole thing. The ash lumber was all 4/4 and I face planed...
  19. Yes, this. Sorry I wasn't clear before. Every...

    Yes, this. Sorry I wasn't clear before. Every motor with zerk fittings I have disassembled for repairs has had the end bells and usually the windings packed with grease, dirt and sawdust. Good...
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    I got a 12" some years to replace a Grizzly long...

    I got a 12" some years to replace a Grizzly long bed helical head 8" which worked just fine. The 12" is MUCH more useful, IMO. I got the 12" from an architectural millwork shop that had just...
  21. I have rebuilt at least five cabinet saws. Just...

    I have rebuilt at least five cabinet saws. Just replace the arbor bearings with shielded bearings (it sounds like you already have them) and the motor bearings with sealed bearings and call it good....
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    I used home made box joint jigs for years and...

    I used home made box joint jigs for years and after I got my IBox jig a year or so ago I threw them all away. Once you get it figured out and set up it's great, very easy to fine tune.

    I don't...
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    Nicely floated off concrete (almost too slick)...

    Nicely floated off concrete (almost too slick) with livestock stall mats around the machines and workbenches.
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    I have a Minimax SC4E. One of the first things I...

    I have a Minimax SC4E. One of the first things I made for it was a ZCI. On the Minimax they're pretty simple to fabricate; I just widebelt sanded some plywood until it was the correct thickness and...
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    I built all of the interior doors for our house,...

    I built all of the interior doors for our house, but when it came time for the front and back doors we went with fiberglass. The mud room off the garage got steel.
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