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    Jumping in here like I knew what I was talking...

    Jumping in here like I knew what I was talking about, so here goes. Living in S. Arizona, I hate wood, cause of termites and woodpeckers. So I said all metal including doors and roof. Since I...
  2. another positive statement about ebay sellers. I...

    another positive statement about ebay sellers. I bought something -long ago- suppose to
    be 2 parts carefully wrapped. It looked like I only got 1part, so naturally I complained.



    inutes later...
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    Renting first is the best idea. Moving to the...

    Renting first is the best idea. Moving to the southwest is my choice, hot, cold, mountains, valleys, rich, poor , , we have it a it all, including lots of Home Depots.
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    Move to Arizona, wood will dry just fine if...

    Move to Arizona, wood will dry just fine if parked outside and the packrats have found something else to move into their nest, like coffee cans.
  5. Free advise but Does the motor disconnect from...

    Free advise but Does the motor disconnect from the drill press?? if it does haul it down to an electric motor repair place and let them do it. They work with electric motors all the time, they may...
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    Strange times

    I happen to live in the southwest where it doesn't snow, and I can just hear wives saying "I am not putting up with this snow, cold, no elec and so on.

    We are getting out of here. Thus, ...
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    My free advise, buy a fixer uper with room for...

    My free advise, buy a fixer uper with room for a Used but decent Motorhome or trailer. Spend the time/money to bring utilities namely sewer to it. Live like you did before , ccget the...
  8. Remember spokeshaves are mostly used on small...

    Remember spokeshaves are mostly used on small stock.. Try cutting on a corner to create a bevel on soft wood like a 2 by 4. that will get you started or taking the bark off a tree.
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    Ryan is right. Hire someone who moves things, ...

    Ryan is right. Hire someone who moves things, like a moving company, cheaper than a bum back for the rest of your life.
  10. Why waste good wood on an insert. Just get one...

    Why waste good wood on an insert. Just get one of those plastic cutting boards from the grocery store. If your table saw cutout is not perfectly, a little ball of
    plumber's putty and some...
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    Tired of cleaning varnish brushes?

    I thought I finially had something important to say, but Fine Woodworking beat me to it.
    For those who have not read this month copy I will repeat it.

    Substitute gauze pads from your drug ...
  12. Thread: dado set

    by anne watson
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    My opinion. Don't buy the one that you turn part...

    My opinion. Don't buy the one that you turn part of the unit to adjust the width. You will end up taking it all loose to make the adjustment.
    Buy the one with separate blades. the blades come In...
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    Our mailboxes are at the end of the street cause...

    Our mailboxes are at the end of the street cause the mailman can not get turned around by our house.
    Had trouble with vandalism, went together with other neighbors and bought heavy duty ones set in...
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    Don't laugh,my old Geenie Shopsmith. I have all...

    Don't laugh,my old Geenie Shopsmith. I have all sorts of power tools, BUT having a horizontal boring drill, and 2 types of sanding disks, flat and round with the variable speed function. On...
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    Or just wash or brush the pallet wood carefully, ...

    Or just wash or brush the pallet wood carefully, then run a bunch though, when scratches get more than you can handle, buy a new set of blades.

    Many times pallet wood is better than Home Depot...
  16. Someone mentioned their lack of expertise with...

    Someone mentioned their lack of expertise with electrical stuff- SO this is how I do stuff like that. TAKE pics of the old one including the wire location. Disasemble enough to take to hardware...
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