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    I think you want enough weight to press it down ...

    I think you want enough weight to press it down so not pine. I vote doug fir since it is probably the cheapest you can buy. Maybe a hardwood so no sap.
  2. Thanks for the links. The army bandsaw one I...

    Thanks for the links. The army bandsaw one I have seen is for a grob? metal cutting bandsaw. I did see a video on here about how the dewalt radial am saw won the war.
    Bil lD
  3. Normac would be worth a call. I do not think...

    Normac would be worth a call. I do not think they have stores that far down. Ferguson would not talk to me as a non contractor. Center state pipe and supply seems to have been bought by Buttes....
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    Is the mudsill bolted down correctly? Is there...

    Is the mudsill bolted down correctly? Is there an exterior plywood shearwall nailed to meet modern code. If so as long as the two perpendicular walls are adequate to stop lean it should be fine....
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    This time of year there are many holiday light...

    This time of year there are many holiday light controllers for sale. Look for a remote you like then use it to control a contactor to handle the power.
    Bil lD
  6. Are there any army training manuals for wood working machines

    There are US Army training manuals for metal cutting lathes, milling machines, etc. I have never heard of one for wood working machines. I wonder if any other English speaking military has such...
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    Interesting read about how New York City was...

    Interesting read about how New York City was leveled after that photo. I bet that hill is leveled now.
    Bill D.
    Sacramento California was raised about ten feet to reduce flooding around 1866.
    San...
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    #3 has a circle fence so i will say it is the...

    #3 has a circle fence so i will say it is the first auto race track.
    Bill
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    When we moved into this house 15 years ago wife...

    When we moved into this house 15 years ago wife wanted the decora switches. I bought a tray of 12 lighted 3 way switches from ebay. The 3-way were cheaper and I needed one 3 way switch. They make...
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    Yes, in theory,then you slowly angle it so it...

    Yes, in theory,then you slowly angle it so it running 20-45 degrees off of parallel. The bigger the angle the faster the grinding action. I would spin it in a drill for lower rpm difference to...
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    I use stainless steel screws from an ebayer in...

    I use stainless steel screws from an ebayer in Hawaii. When I rsue aged boards I have to predrill if they are not old growth stuff. So 50 year old boards are fine 10 year old boards will split. ...
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    I thought that was going to be a goodway lathe...

    I thought that was going to be a goodway lathe which would way outclass the wood lathe and outweigh it by x3 or 4.
    Bil lD
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    I think the second one is in France, just from...

    I think the second one is in France, just from the look. The third might be some famous place from the civil war. Picket fence makes it in the USA.
    Bil lD
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    Maybe a shot of fireblock foam. Bill

    Maybe a shot of fireblock foam.
    Bill
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    I have seen round base dp's with factory two...

    I have seen round base dp's with factory two wheels on the base. Tip the whole dp so it sits only on those wheels and move it like a handtruck. Stand it up and the wheels do not touch the ground....
  16. Bruce mine is similar. I wired mine so it sees...

    Bruce mine is similar. I wired mine so it sees power only when the motor does. It dumps a small amount each time it is energized then every 15 minutes or so.
    Bil lD
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    I have installed a few receptacles that also have...

    I have installed a few receptacles that also have a built in LED night light. Might be handy in a rental.
    I have read that hotels finally figured out that many guests leave the bathroom light on...
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    If it was mine I might hit the bearing outer race...

    If it was mine I might hit the bearing outer race on the grinder while it was spinning.
    Bil lD
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    Note the old fashioned fence has to reset to...

    Note the old fashioned fence has to reset to square every time it is moved. Try to move it around to even out knife wear.
    Bil lD
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    Round brass rod of the correct diameter. Round...

    Round brass rod of the correct diameter. Round over one end, saw to length. Could even be a unthreaded section of. a brass bolt. Toilet bolts are often brass.
    I wonder if the hole is a standard...
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    I am pretty sure mine is 3450 and the two pulleys...

    I am pretty sure mine is 3450 and the two pulleys are about equal diameter.
  22. It was God telling you to take a break or it was...

    It was God telling you to take a break or it was the Devil telling you to be lazy.
    Bill D.
  23. Some one screwed up on the original install. the...

    Some one screwed up on the original install. the two hots coming in are red and white. When the electrician worked on the other end he assumed the white wire was neutral, as code requires. Green...
  24. I do not see the terminal panel. it states J&J...

    I do not see the terminal panel. it states J&J are thermostat leads. if installed. I doubt it has them. I was thinking a red button on the outside to reset a overload click set type overload.
    It...
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    You could thread the hole and install a brass...

    You could thread the hole and install a brass plug followed by a set screw. If you can find one a brass setscrew would also work
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