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    +1 for block knee wall approach. That is how I...

    +1 for block knee wall approach. That is how I built my 24'x36' shop in TN. 2' 8" wall on poured foundation. Concrete for the floor was poured inside the block. Walls are 8' 2x6s. Here is my entire...
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    By all means yes. Just be sure to use millimeters...

    By all means yes. Just be sure to use millimeters and decimals. I've sworn of Imperialistic fractions. :p
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    A Multi Dustverse... Fascinating!

    A Multi Dustverse... Fascinating!
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    Doesn't Big Dust Theory show that the cosmic rate...

    Doesn't Big Dust Theory show that the cosmic rate of dust generation is constantly accelerating disproving Steady State Dust Condition Theory?
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    Fine dust not so much. The problem with the...

    Fine dust not so much.
    The problem with the chips on repetitive drilling is they get in the way and under the spot where your next piece goes. Sucking the bits as you drill makes you more...
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    The photo I found for that part number looks a...

    The photo I found for that part number looks a lot like the one that came with my Delta 36-L31X X5 Unisaw. I've never used it and I bought the saw new over 15 years ago new. You would be way better...
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    I used the black ABS 4" with 2.5" wye until I ran...

    I used the black ABS 4" with 2.5" wye until I ran permanent pipe to my cyclone. This is what it looks like now.

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    I hardly see a speck of dust these days. The 6" to 4"- 4" lateral wye and...
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    Neat. I now want a sliding table for my 19" Griz

    Neat. I now want a sliding table for my 19" Griz
  9. Thanks for your interest!

    Well I've spent the last couple weeks putting together 4 page Master Parts List with Purchasing Notes and also a 14 page Build Notes document with illustrations. This should conclude my efforts to...
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    Andy, that was an example. I'm not specifically...

    Andy, that was an example. I'm not specifically trying to solve that one problem. I'm making a point that I should not have come up with workarounds to maintain the bit center over a previous hole if...
  11. You're right Frank. I was just suggesting this...

    You're right Frank. I was just suggesting this 5HP may be the same as my G0442 which has a full load current rating of 22 Amps. But it's not. A little bit of sleuthing indicates this particular motor...
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    I've been using Sketchup since 2007 for designing...

    I've been using Sketchup since 2007 for designing projects. I rarely build anything these days that that I don't first build in Sketchup. I can visualize something in my head and just pull out some...
  13. I have the Grizzly G0442 5HP Cyclone. It requires...

    I have the Grizzly G0442 5HP Cyclone. It requires 10AWG for the wiring because running it is considered a 30Amp circuit but startup amperage can go over 30 Amps and trip a 30Amp breaker so the manual...
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    Hmmm... I haven't been specifically looking for a...

    Hmmm... I haven't been specifically looking for a Clausing and that probably is a great deal but that's a long way to go for an incomplete DP and getting there by the 15th just isn't going to happen....
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    I now have the x and Y now but reliable Z travel...

    I now have the x and Y now but reliable Z travel of the Drill press table is what I desire. The problem with the table design of my Voyager is that as soon as you release the table and use the crank...
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    The OP will need to verify but I don't believe...

    The OP will need to verify but I don't believe these are through holes so pretty much impossible to transfer punch or use a VIX bit if they aren't. It would be helpful if the OP could post a photo of...
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    So my take on your particular problem in this one...

    So my take on your particular problem in this one instance is that you relied on marking a cardboard template by punching holes and expected to be able to accurately transfer that to the wood you...
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    The magnet is very powerful. The adjustable Arm...

    The magnet is very powerful. The adjustable Arm could be stronger but it is strong enough for my purposes.
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    Yeah the historical DP use in factories is an...

    Yeah the historical DP use in factories is an interesting perspective but that doesn't really exist much any more in today's world of CNC robotic manufacturing. I'm certainly not interested in taking...
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    In 5 years of looking in my area not a single...

    In 5 years of looking in my area not a single Clausing DP has shown up in CL or FBMP or any estate or business closing sales in the area where I live. Your statement is totally dependent on location...
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    The reason I listed #6 is because it is...

    The reason I listed #6 is because it is unobtanium in the drill press world and it really shouldn't be. It is not that hard to engineer a table that will raise and lower without deflection. A two...
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    Every woodworker or for that mater metal worker,...

    Every woodworker or for that mater metal worker, motor head, gardener, etc. has a threshold for when to buy a new tool and justify it. Depending on your means and whether your significant other has...
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    Things that are important on a drill press to me:...

    Things that are important on a drill press to me:

    minimal run out
    digital variable speed
    quill stroke
    throat depth
    automatic depth stop
    precision movement of the table up and down with zero...
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    The best keyboard tray I ever had looked...

    The best keyboard tray I ever had looked something like this adjustable keyboard tray. The style is kind of utilitarian ugly though. You would want to make your own matching wood tray and possibly...
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    Anodizing isn't terribly hard but it is a bit...

    Anodizing isn't terribly hard but it is a bit dangerous working with sulfuric acid. The biggest problem is the larger the surface area to be anodized the more DC power is needed and power supplies...
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