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    A drill bit with 1/4” hex end maybe with an hex...

    A drill bit with 1/4” hex end maybe with an hex extender, or a long shank drill bit, or a flexible shaft hex extender.
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    A trolley it is. Ran on a track hung from the...

    A trolley it is. Ran on a track hung from the peak of a barn roof running the length of the barn. Have a few to remind me what hard work really is.
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    Unusual hackberry question

    Thanks to an EF2 tornado, I now have a 16ft hackberry log split lengthwise approximately 3/4 and 1/4. Flat side is +/- 12 inches wide. Split with the grain but instead of being flat, it is rippled...
  4. Stick it in large plastic bag with a small ozone...

    Stick it in large plastic bag with a small ozone generator. Std approach for motel rooms, used car dealers and more.
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    Check the runtime before buying. Can be from...

    Check the runtime before buying. Can be from minutes to continuous. Major impact on cost.
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    First, the prerequisite for effective use of a...

    First, the prerequisite for effective use of a fire extinguisher is 1) training and 2) experience. In the old days (anyway), all hospital personnel had to be recertified annually in the use of fire...
  7. General Metalworking Broach for rectangular hole 6 mm x 8 mm in 15 mm aluminum starting from a 6 mm hole

    Know that square and hex broaches exist but what about rectangular? Could I make one or who could I buy one from.
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    Drill holes in a block of wood. Doesn’t take...

    Drill holes in a block of wood. Doesn’t take long. Nothing worse than laying under a piece of machinery and fighting the cable.
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    Look up HotShot. Le g cramps like described are...

    Look up HotShot. Le g cramps like described are misbehaving nerves, not mineral imbalance. Taste on pickle juice resets nerves. Fascinating scientific story.
  10. Ozone is used routinely in the hotel / motel...

    Ozone is used routinely in the hotel / motel industry and the used car industry. Yes, there is a human safety issue so read before using.
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    Do a Google search. Literally dozens to chose...

    Do a Google search. Literally dozens to chose from. For recommendations, need to know dollars available, area to be cut and stem size to be cut. Then gas vs electric.
  12. Think about using TEMPO, a “safe” insecticide.

    Think about using TEMPO, a “safe” insecticide.
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    For PVC, heat up a piece of pipe and squish it...

    For PVC, heat up a piece of pipe and squish it down to the right size - or expand it with a tapered jig. A hotplate and a pot filled with antifreeze solution works well. Can also use a heat gun but...
  14. I hope that DK thought about patenting it....

    I hope that DK thought about patenting it. https://www.wired.com/story/why-do-razor-blades-dull-so-quickly/ Same problem - edge breaks.
  15. Then something new for you - try HinderRust by...

    Then something new for you - try HinderRust by Fluorimics (www.fluoramics.com). Fluorine based. Interesting stuff. Use it on old wrought iron because it creeps like they say.
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    Not a new idea. The thorns from a locust tree...

    Not a new idea. The thorns from a locust tree (black & honey) were the original nails. Don't even need a hammer - drive with a rock. Used extensively by early cabinet makers to lock mortise and tenon...
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    Best sterilization approach for re-use of...

    Best sterilization approach for re-use of personal protective gear is probably an ozone bath. Ozone will kill everything, even a non-living coronavirus. Just know what you are doing because it is...
  18. Thread: Super Glue

    by Lon Crosby
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    Air tight container like a mason jar with a...

    Air tight container like a mason jar with a dessicant or in a vacuum sealed bag - and either approach in a freezer.
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    Hollw core doors frequently use cardboard in an...

    Hollw core doors frequently use cardboard in an egg crate pattern. Pressure deforms the veneer cover damaging the cardboard and the thin veneer is pulled down because of the compressed core. The...
  20. Second the diamond blade.

    Second the diamond blade.
  21. Thread: Hammer Time

    by Lon Crosby
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    You don't have many hammers unless you have a...

    You don't have many hammers unless you have a hammer till. Metal workers (blacksmiths, copper/brass smiths, tinsmiths, silversmiths, etc.) may have hundreds of hammers, typically in open racks for...
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    2.5gallon pressurized water with a surfactant is...

    2.5gallon pressurized water with a surfactant is most bang for the buck and the most punch. Most importantly, it s cheap enough to refill that you can test it by using test fires that you set....
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    Put a good carbide tipped metal cutting blade on...

    Put a good carbide tipped metal cutting blade on your chop saw (or your 7-1/4" saw for a little less precision). You'll be amazed.
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    A switched reluctance motor will provide full...

    A switched reluctance motor will provide full torque at stall. That is probable what drives Nova's DP & lathe.
  25. Thread: Binoculars

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    What ever you buy, make sure that it has image...

    What ever you buy, make sure that it has image stabilization. Night and day difference.
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