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    When you tighten a drill chuck it is important to...

    When you tighten a drill chuck it is important to tighten all 3 points of the chuck to get maximum grip on the drill.

    As was said already the drill is probably dull, but also the shank part of the...
  2. Nice story Dave. Made me chuckle.

    Nice story Dave. Made me chuckle.
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    A piece of brass flat stock was kept in many...

    A piece of brass flat stock was kept in many machinists tool boxes to clean their files with as you have described.

    Not letting the file get over filled also helps. In other words clean your...
  4. I am enjoying the videos. Thanks David.

    I am enjoying the videos. Thanks David.
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    I bought 3 gallons of Raw tung oil from The Real...

    I bought 3 gallons of Raw tung oil from The Real Milk Paint Company, and also 2 gallons of natural citrus sol from them when I put in my wood flooring, over ten years ago. Highly recpmmend it. I...
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    Blue Dykem is what I was taught to use in shop...

    Blue Dykem is what I was taught to use in shop class in the Navy. Put it onto the rule liberally to fill the engraved lines, and then use something flat and stiff to wrap a thin cloth around with...
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    I used a clear white candle on my kitchen drawers...

    I used a clear white candle on my kitchen drawers and that was 20 years ago. Still sliding smoothly. Must be paraffin wax.
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    Couldn't have said anything better. Sorry for...

    Couldn't have said anything better.

    Sorry for you and your families loss Glenn.
  9. Wish I had something to post, but I am enjoying...

    Wish I had something to post, but I am enjoying the different outstanding pieces made by the people here. So much talent, so little time.
  10. Such a unique piece with beautiful carving....

    Such a unique piece with beautiful carving. Really nice work Tom!
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    I got a Hitachi M12V a few years ago for 200.00...

    I got a Hitachi M12V a few years ago for 200.00 new and it came with a nice fence, 2 collets and some centering attachments. Dust shroud works well with my shop vac and the 15 amp motor sounds smooth...
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    You have a great creative imagination Thom. I...

    You have a great creative imagination Thom. I enjoyed looking it through.
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    The wedge forks is a good idea but may not fit....

    The wedge forks is a good idea but may not fit. Make up 2 tapered pieces to go between the live center and the casting of the tailstocks face where the live center slips into. If you have a heat gun...
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    We got rain for weeks at a time here in Vermont...

    We got rain for weeks at a time here in Vermont and the Maple trees had very little color and many trees lost there leaves without changing color this year.

    The state says it was the amount of...
  15. I have a 32 inch overhang on my ranch style house...

    I have a 32 inch overhang on my ranch style house and had ice hanging from rain gutters unti I increased the soffit size in my eaves.
    Their were small round soffit vents installed originally and I...
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    Just when you thought you had seen it all. They...

    Just when you thought you had seen it all.
    They are the nicest guitar stands I have ever seen.
    Really nice Kent.
  17. Seven Mile Creek Apron has toolmaker, machinist...

    Seven Mile Creek Apron has toolmaker, machinist aprons That I have used and like.
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    I've never seen anything like it Malcom. Must...

    I've never seen anything like it Malcom. Must have been a bear to make. You did a fantastic job, that I am sure the young lady will be overjoyed with.
  19. Michael, Is the iron thinner on the bevel down...

    Michael, Is the iron thinner on the bevel down plane. Thus you could feel better feedback?
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    I can relate to so much said in these posts. My...

    I can relate to so much said in these posts. My cellar shop was a huge mess as it always is through the summer as the garden and outdoor projects take all my time.

    Just got back downstairs a few...
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    25 years ago I painted the 32" overhang on my...

    25 years ago I painted the 32" overhang on my house with Dutch Boy, 2 coats of exterior oil based primer and 2 coats of the best exterior latex paint they made. The paint is just now beginning to...
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    We do not have too many her on the site but I...

    We do not have too many her on the site but I think Mike Allen1010 comes very close.
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    I got rid of the tv antenna on the roof when I...

    I got rid of the tv antenna on the roof when I reroofed and put up a good antenna for the radio because we are radio listeners. After we dropped cable tv I tried the radio antenna on the tv and it...
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    Yes they do Doug. The transfer screw has a...

    Yes they do Doug.
    The transfer screw has a small hex machined on the tip of the screw, and then a point is ground from the hex. The hex is then driven by a female hex in the end of the steel case...
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    I have complete set of transfer screws from #6 to...

    I have complete set of transfer screws from #6 to 1/2" threads I bought during my apprenticeship in the toolroom. They come in handy when you need them and were fairly expensive, being heat treated...
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