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    The update is.... finally got a couple extra...

    The update is.... finally got a couple extra blades. And the one I wanted to use was defective. A good foot or more has the teeth completely rolled out on one side.

    Have written for a replacement...
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    I have this and like it. Can recommend.

    I have this and like it. Can recommend.
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    The only 'platform' I have is the Makita LXT so...

    The only 'platform' I have is the Makita LXT so that batteries are interchangeable. Ironically, I have had problems with the batteries in the past but have a number of tools (which I like) so do not...
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    Had not seen that before, impressive. And I...

    Had not seen that before, impressive.

    And I have a heat gun.... and am sure will have plenty of opportunities to practice...
  5. Just summarizing: This only happens at...

    Just summarizing:

    This only happens at startup.

    Which means it is not a run time issue. Motors do pull more current at startup (inertia, and field slippage is out of phase). But it sounds...
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    +1 on just scribing and making the other parts to...

    +1 on just scribing and making the other parts to fit (have glued many a drawer 'in place')

    The center of my living room there is an antique bookcase. It racks from the weight of the books. I...
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    Not sure if a hot putty knife will do it, but...

    Not sure if a hot putty knife will do it, but along a similar theme I used the vibrating tool taking apart a joint once (like a fein). It was a different situation and i was then able to resurface...
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    I had a couple different drum Sanders including a...

    I had a couple different drum Sanders including a grizzly dual drum

    I much prefer the wide belts. Even the smaller 13” widebelts I liked better than drums. Now have a 15” widebelt (after having...
  9. The handles of my shower (glass) door are just...

    The handles of my shower (glass) door are just double sticky taped on. Make the piece the way you want it to look with whatever edging you can. Match the finish. File or cope the ends to fit snug...
  10. Anybody know if this dado cutter comes in 1 1/4"...

    Anybody know if this dado cutter comes in 1 1/4" bore?
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    Do you have a particular glue roller you...

    Do you have a particular glue roller you recommend? I always wondered if they were worth the hassle (would certainly keep my finger cleaner...)
  12. My brother did this and it suited him just fine...

    My brother did this and it suited him just fine to use the bandsaw. He is primarily a hand tool woodworker though.

    I like the idea of just 'going without' using it for a while (make it into a...
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    Great stuff! And, my experience is, that when I...

    Great stuff! And, my experience is, that when I do projects as gifts I get full support for my hobby year round....

    :)
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    Be glad to. Please let me know any specific...

    Be glad to.

    Please let me know any specific details that anyone would like checked. As noted, the first impressions are very positive and I am optimistic this will serve my needs well.
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    I 'flattened' a desk top once with a hand belt...

    I 'flattened' a desk top once with a hand belt sander. And winding sticks. And a straightedge (believe it was a level).

    Worked through some grit progression then finish sander.

    It is possible.
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    This was my last sled build as well, 1/2" Baltic...

    This was my last sled build as well, 1/2" Baltic Birch. For fixtures and add ons that will get a lot of use, I found using the higher quality plywood (BB) is a better overall experience.

    The only...
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    I purchased from ToolCenter.com It came in a...

    I purchased from ToolCenter.com It came in a few days and was well packaged, no damage. Would have purchased at my local Woodcrafter but they did not have it in stock.

    I am not sure the fence...
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    Video comparing 306 to 305 ...

    Video comparing 306 to 305

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueB4zSCr6V4

    Just rewatched the beginning of this video and I was definitely too timid on the fence lock, and was not getting it all...
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    and another set

    and another set
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    some more pictures 8 at a time

    some more pictures 8 at a time
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    Ok, some first impressions out of the box. No...

    Ok, some first impressions out of the box. No setup all all yet.

    The table comes with a film over it, and a coating of protectant on the top side. This comes off easily with the wipe of a rag. ...
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    Not sure it is useful in DC, but static charge...

    Not sure it is useful in DC, but static charge tends to like pointed conductors. Lightening rods are pointy on top. Static brushes in printers are a large number of pointed conductors (conductive...
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    Will get to it, but other activities got in the...

    Will get to it, but other activities got in the way. (I am slow!) Plus, I got some extra blades which did not come with the saw. Assume they were shipped separately so hoping to have those as part...
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    I have went down this path. And still do...

    I have went down this path. And still do sometimes. All the advice here is spot on... (yet I still do occasionally take it on. My latest is a split logs with a chainsaw (with guide and ripping...
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    I recently sorted and 'let go' of a bunch of...

    I recently sorted and 'let go' of a bunch of smaller pieces. Honestly, I dont know why I kept some of them (ya... maybe I happen to 'need' a small hand size piece of hard maple on a project... but...
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