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    Air dried lumber is not going to mold in your...

    Air dried lumber is not going to mold in your shop, and the purpose of stickering is to allow for air movement so the lumber can dry without getting moldy on the surface. It can acclimate to your...
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    I have a 12" jointer because the price of a 16"...

    I have a 12" jointer because the price of a 16" jointer was twice as much. I often use lumber wider than 12" and would like to be able to joint wider, but rip the wide boards down the center, joint...
  3. Thread: 2 Walnut

    by Jim Andrew
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    This is when having an edge sander is a wonderful...

    This is when having an edge sander is a wonderful thing. I hit about all my pieces on edge with the edge sander. Just for a second or 2, kind of bump.
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    No neighbors except across the road, but I don't...

    No neighbors except across the road, but I don't notice the noise, and my wife does not complain.
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    I use a cyclone, and exhaust outside. Do have a...

    I use a cyclone, and exhaust outside. Do have a filter for really cold days, and really hot days. The filter reduces the suction at least by half.
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    I have built both ways, prefer to work with wood,...

    I have built both ways, prefer to work with wood, but a metal building is low maintenance, and you can fasten wood to the frame so you can frame out the interior and insulate it, or you can use the...
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    Think if I were to start over now, could put up a...

    Think if I were to start over now, could put up a new 40x60 pole building with 10' sidewalls. Menards is selling some steel brackets that bolt to the bottom of the pole, and fasten to anchor bolts,...
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    I have used my skidsteer with forks to get most...

    I have used my skidsteer with forks to get most of my machines from the back of trucks, but for my sliding table saw, used my tilt bed trailer, just had them load the saw onto the trailer with...
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    If you use tar for end sealer, plan on cutting...

    If you use tar for end sealer, plan on cutting the ends off the log before milling it. Otherwise, your blade will get coated with tar, and it will rub off on the boards as you saw.
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    Menards sells a white plastic elastomeric roof...

    Menards sells a white plastic elastomeric roof coating, that you roll on, have read it works well for end sealer. I bought a 5 gallon bucket on sale for 50$. Haven't tried it yet, but need to cut...
  11. I use my Freud rail bit in my Grizzly shaper with...

    I use my Freud rail bit in my Grizzly shaper with an adapter. Then I use the matching cope cutter in my router table. Do use the slowest speed on my feeder, and the shaper can be speeded up, as the...
  12. Check with your local high school. Ours used to...

    Check with your local high school. Ours used to offer evening classes for adults in woodworking. That way, you have an instructor with safety in mind, and a shop full of machinery you can try out....
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    I was having memory issues, and trouble sleeping....

    I was having memory issues, and trouble sleeping. Went to the doctor, had a sleep test, and am now sleeping with a mask. Memory is better.
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    I have a Dewalt, probably 20 years old, and still...

    I have a Dewalt, probably 20 years old, and still works well, the fence works well and will rip wide, but is just a light weight motorized saw, not something to build furniture with. I used it on...
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    When I was in college, got a job cleaning up the...

    When I was in college, got a job cleaning up the wood shop after classes. When finished early, was given the job of making wooden pieces to fit hand tools, so they could obviously be put back in...
  16. Thread: Shop Radio

    by Jim Andrew
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    If you plan to watch tv in the shop, you will...

    If you plan to watch tv in the shop, you will have to change the name to "man cave".
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    When you purchase a beam like that, an engineer...

    When you purchase a beam like that, an engineer sizes the beam for you. I mean the company selling the beam has a person who looks at the application and sizes the beam, so the city building...
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    You must have high ceilings. My ceiling is 9'...

    You must have high ceilings. My ceiling is 9' and I have maybe a foot of flex between the cyclone and the drum. If you use a clear pipe it will give you a good view of your barrel filling up if it...
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    Brian, have only heard the saying " that guy...

    Brian, have only heard the saying " that guy could break an anvil in a sandbox", but guess there really are guys working at UPS who can do it!
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    I have the Oshlun, and it cuts fine, but mine was...

    I have the Oshlun, and it cuts fine, but mine was a little tight on the arbor of my Unisaw, so had my machinist buddy ream it slightly so it would slide over the arbor. He said he only took off...
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    You didn't post your age, which has something to...

    You didn't post your age, which has something to do with this question. I bought a MM16 15 years ago, and have not used it hard enough to hurt it. I use it for feet on my chests, once in a while I...
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    I used to save scraps, then got a bandmill, and a...

    I used to save scraps, then got a bandmill, and a wood furnace, and no more problem. Do save the better looking scraps thinking it would make a nice raised panel, but a neighbor asked me for scraps,...
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    If you are going to go through with this...

    If you are going to go through with this fabrication, make the cyclone body the same size as the ones sold by Oneida and other companies, with a long cone, as the 18" diameter seems to work very...
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    A neighbor brought all the damaged cabinets he...

    A neighbor brought all the damaged cabinets he bought at the re use it store to my shop for repair. I patched them up and he installed them in his house.
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    When I was getting ready to install the wood...

    When I was getting ready to install the wood floor in my shop, they had the flooring stapler for 90.79. So I bought it, used it, and it still worked when I was finished. A lot of their merchandise...
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