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    What did they do?

    What did they do?
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    When I built the '68 drawer kitchen', my wife...

    When I built the '68 drawer kitchen', my wife would have kicked me out of the shop if I tried to put 18" or 22" drawers in her 36" cabinet. She designed each drawer with dividers and a full 24"...
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    As mentioned above, some are more affected by...

    As mentioned above, some are more affected by caffeine than others. My drink of choice is Diet Dr. Pepper, and I drink at least one 42 oz. big gulp per day, and two on really hot days. I normally...
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    Poll: REAL tool boxes are hammertone grey. Now if...

    REAL tool boxes are hammertone grey.

    Now if you are talking about roll arounds, I might have voted differently. I have three red ones (older), and three black newer ones. Getting ready to give...
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    Costco has one like this, probably not as good...

    Costco has one like this, probably not as good though. Mine lasted about three years before needing a new cover.
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    Erik is spot on. When I built my kitchen for...

    Erik is spot on.

    When I built my kitchen for the old house 25 years ago, I spent $1800 on a new Unisaw. When the kitchen was done, we had spent $2800 less than the neighbor for the same kitchen...
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    I guess I cannot even give this thing away. ...

    I guess I cannot even give this thing away.

    Off to Goodwill next trip. At least I got $12 worth of fun fooling with it.
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    Man, where do you live? Atlantis? Only place...

    Man, where do you live? Atlantis?

    Only place I have seen aluminum corrosion like this was outdrive parts on old boats.
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    Very nice work, Jeff. One thought on the tape...

    Very nice work, Jeff.

    One thought on the tape on the wheels. Back in the old days I got a well used Sears 12" band saw, which had no tires on it. I had no money and I needed to use it, so I did...
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    Come on Rob. You know you need a drill press...

    Come on Rob. You know you need a drill press anyway, right?:D

    I just checked my local Craig List, and found 8 of them for $30-55. A $40 one had 3/4 HP motor and 5/8" chuck.

    Just an...
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    How about the tool you have needed, and could...

    How about the tool you have needed, and could have used all your life, but never bought because it was too expensive....and you wait till you are 75 and then buy it.

    Don't ask.
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    Charley, To see if you are really having a...

    Charley,

    To see if you are really having a balance issue, try standing on one foot and see how long you can do it. That's how I knew my balance was bad. At 76, I can only do it a few...
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    Good idea Dan. I know I will make one of...

    Good idea Dan.

    I know I will make one of those much sooner than I do a zero clearance insert. I had a Felder for 12 years and never got around to it.
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    Slider table saw Tip O' the Day

    I had a couple small cut off strips get past the blade insert on my Grizzly 623 slider and get stuck in the hose under the blade today. Seems like that is not uncommon to slider owners, and I got...
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    Free....Speed Bench. Upland CA.

    Free...Speed Bench by Tekton. For info and a pic see the posting by that name under 'General tools and woodworking'.

    Sorry, locals only. I will obviously not be shipping this. It is in almost...
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    Thanks Gary, Appreciate the info. OK, I...

    Thanks Gary,

    Appreciate the info.

    OK, I mentioned I just got it out of curiosity, which I am now over, and my friend doesn't want it either, sooo...........

    Any creeker local to me that...
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    I have visited a few Wright houses, and at one we...

    I have visited a few Wright houses, and at one we were told that he insisted on designing the furnishings also. The house in question ( can't remember which) was furnished like a bus station...all...
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    I spent an hour looking, and that old Ebay pic is...

    I spent an hour looking, and that old Ebay pic is all I could find also.

    I was hoping someone might have info or a manual for it. Mine is just like that pic. Looks like new too, I just don't...
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    To my simplistic mind: Falling water was made...

    To my simplistic mind:

    Falling water was made to look at.

    Gamble house was made to live in.
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    I remember when my wife's grandmother was 98, in...

    I remember when my wife's grandmother was 98, in a rest home, and they would not let her have salt. We bought a whole case of individual salt packets and brought them to her as needed. We had most...
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    Speed Bench by Tekton

    I got carried away at an estate sale today, and bought a Speed Bench, made in USA by Tekton tools of Austin TX.

    It looks like something K mart would sell, but it is quite heavy for it's size. ...
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    I also love the simple clamps for short work. ...

    I also love the simple clamps for short work. Great idea, which I promise I will copy soon.

    I have cut pieces as small as 4 X 6" with my track saw.
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    I would not exchange a SawStop for a personal...

    I would not exchange a SawStop for a personal introduction to THE Queen. That's crazy money for me.
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    Oh boy, are you gonna be sorry you asked that question.

    I will try to shorten the answer. In the later part of the last millenium, I started running with the wrong crowd. They were all into...
  25. Nice review Stewart. I have had my Grizzly 623...

    Nice review Stewart.

    I have had my Grizzly 623 slider for a year now, and have been too busy to really use it much so far, but I agree with you on many points.


    About the stamped steel...
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