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    Yes I did get the magnetic inserts. I'm not sure...

    Yes I did get the magnetic inserts. I'm not sure how much they improve dust collection. The magnet that holds the insert to the base is quite strong and to remove it you'll need something to pry it...
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    Miter Saw Laser Replacement

    The laser on my Hitachi C12FDH miter saw died several years ago. It seems that the replacement is around $90. The saw is certainly usable without the laser but I was wondering if anyone has found...
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    I have an INCRA Mast-R-Lift II in my New Yankee...

    I have an INCRA Mast-R-Lift II in my New Yankee Workshop router table and it works great. The old router plate I had before switching to the lift was an exact size match so all I had to do was drop...
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    I just cleaned a couple belts on my 25/50 sander...

    I just cleaned a couple belts on my 25/50 sander with Simplegreen and it does a pretty good job. I roll the belt up, place it in a container of full strength Simplegreen and soak it for 24 hrs. I...
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    Alan, thanks for the sketch but Iím not a...

    Alan, thanks for the sketch but Iím not a contributor so I canít see it.
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    Not a bad idea Kevin but the island has already...

    Not a bad idea Kevin but the island has already been fastened to the slab.
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    Need Ideas For Island Pot Rack

    Our Habitat foreman called me today to tell me they forgot to put Electrical conduit in the slab for an outlet in the kitchen island. The island is 24 x 48Ē. The idea he came up with is to build a...
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    Thanks Lee and Mel for the feedback. I'm...

    Thanks Lee and Mel for the feedback. I'm assuming I'd need to make 2 different jigs for this job - one for the left side of the board and another for the right. Is that correct?
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    Tapered Columns

    I'm considering building tapered columns for a Habitat house I'm working on. They will be PVC approximately 6 ft tall and be 5 1/2" square sitting on top on a 2 ft high brick base that is 19"...
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    Drying Pressure Treated Lumber

    I'm working on a project that involves gluing up 4 pieces of 2x6 PT lumber to make a 2' x 2' board. I want to make sure the wood is reasonably dry before gluing. Right now the lumber is stacked on...
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    I made a table for my lg. BG Egg several years...

    I made a table for my lg. BG Egg several years ago. It has a granite top and is on wheels. I used 2x4's for the frame and sheathed it with 3/4" T&G cypress. I also made a Sunbrella cover for it. ...
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    I don't know what your lumber yard carries but I...

    I don't know what your lumber yard carries but I buy 60" x 60" Baltic birch ply at mine. According to your project dimensions, a sheet that size would give you zero waste.
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    If you can wait, Sawstop usually offers either a...

    If you can wait, Sawstop usually offers either a free mobile base or overarm dust collection option. I think this offer starts late March.
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    What kind of dovetails are you going to cut? ...

    What kind of dovetails are you going to cut? Most of the drawers I make have half blind joints and only employ a dovetail bit. In this situation, I can't envision why you'd need 2 routers. Thru...
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    Problem solved. I put a wrench on it and a...

    Problem solved. I put a wrench on it and a couple of whacks with a mallet separated the threaded portion. The pain was concealing the junction between the 2 pieces.
    Thanks for the responses.
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    Replacing compressor Drain

    The drain valve on my PC 6 gallon compressor needs replacement and I've never liked the one that came with it. Lowes sells a 1/4 turn ball valve with a 1/4" stem. I'm a bit reluctant to start...
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    I don't know if this would apply to your sander but I went through 3 different brands of sandpaper type conveyor belts for my 16/32. When I called Performax about my tracking issues, they...
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    Thanks for the tip. I'll check that out. BTW, I...

    Thanks for the tip. I'll check that out.
    BTW, I paid $499 new for mine.
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    I've had one for quite a few years and really...

    I've had one for quite a few years and really like it. The only negative is that there's a "clunk" somewhere in the drive train that occurs at power up most of the time. Apparently is pretty...
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    I've done lots of dovetails with my Leigh jig on plywood. You MUST have a sharp bit and they'll turn out fine.
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    Keith, what type of setup do you have for...

    Keith, what type of setup do you have for engraving? The labels look great.
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    If you have any more questions, don't hesitate to...

    If you have any more questions, don't hesitate to call them. They have excellent customer service and tech support.
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    i'm not sure what the problem is. I ordered one...

    i'm not sure what the problem is. I ordered one last Sept and it didn't arrive until Jan.
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    https://thisiswoodworking.com...

    https://thisiswoodworking.com has 10% off Supermax til July 8th
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    I just used my Supermax 25-50 yesterday and love...

    I just used my Supermax 25-50 yesterday and love it. It's a beast. If you're not in a hurry, they go on sale for 10% off occasionally.
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