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  1. Good info and nicely documented. Thanks!

    Good info and nicely documented. Thanks!
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    Man, I hate sandwiches that are too "sandwichy":D

    Man, I hate sandwiches that are too "sandwichy":D
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    I also have the little wizard that Lee mentions...

    I also have the little wizard that Lee mentions and it seems to work fine. I don't think it senses deep enough for use on, say, a bandsaw mill slabbing trees, but for jointing and planing and thin...
  4. Yes, if you think of the footprint as a 32 x 32...

    Yes, if you think of the footprint as a 32 x 32 square with sides parallel to the sides of the top, and you have the pedestal in the middle with the legs aligned on the diagonal, then the legs will...
  5. Hi All, Dennis, great job on the table and...

    Hi All,

    Dennis, great job on the table and securing follow-up orders! Jim, love the signs.

    I finished the drawer bank for under my bench (pics in another thread). I'm happy with how it came...
  6. The footprint of a pedestal will have to be...

    The footprint of a pedestal will have to be pretty big in order for the table to be stable, especially when someone pushes down hard on it to get up from their chair, or you set something heavy on...
  7. Beautiful Jim!

    Beautiful Jim!
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    Hungry baby: 424085

    Hungry baby:

    424085
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    Ah, I miss Red Green. That's a good one Jim!

    Ah, I miss Red Green. That's a good one Jim!
  10. On a 48" table you will likely be kicking the...

    On a 48" table you will likely be kicking the pedestal often. On the other hand, it gives you more flexibility in terms of chair placement and perhaps squeezing people in without legs to get in the...
  11. Seem unlikely a bit of wood could cause a kink. ...

    Seem unlikely a bit of wood could cause a kink. Are you sure the blade was tensioned when you started the saw? DAMHIKT but starting the saw without tension on the blade is a good way to kink one......
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    I think general agreement is that the search...

    I think general agreement is that the search function here is, ummm, not ideal. If you click on advanced search (which is all I bother to use), and then on the search single content type tab (near...
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    Thanks Rod! I went with side mount full...

    Thanks Rod!

    I went with side mount full extension to maximize the depth of the drawers and access to the contents. I ended up using Value Line brand slides from Cabinet Parts. Normally use...
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    Under Bench Drawer Bank Finished

    Hi All,

    Took some time between "real" projects to add some drawers to my bench:

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    Was a quick project for a change, and I even had all the materials laying around. The Oak...
  15. The first vernier mark (closest to the end) is...

    The first vernier mark (closest to the end) is the reference point. When the sliding bar is flush, the first vernier mark will line up with zero, for both metric and imperial sides. The two zeros...
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    When I tension the blade, I turn the bandsaw task...

    When I tension the blade, I turn the bandsaw task light on. When I turn the light off, I de-tension the blade. Works for me.
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    Günter, there are quite a variety of commercial...

    Günter, there are quite a variety of commercial brackets you could use. A search for floating shelf brackets will find you a few styles. You could also use the hidden brackets used for floating...
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    Most of the oscillating multitools have...

    Most of the oscillating multitools have triangular sanding pad adapters. I wouldn't want to use it for an hour even, but they work ok for small areas. You chew through sandpaper fast though, since...
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    +1! I don't do a lot of turning, but her account...

    +1! I don't do a lot of turning, but her account of her horrible accident remains in my mind every time I work in the shop when no one else is home (which is often). I have made it a point to...
  20. I'm going to try that chalk Mark, thanks! I'm...

    I'm going to try that chalk Mark, thanks!

    I'm going to say my veritas stop rule: https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/tools/hand-tools/marking-and-measuring/rules/61607-stop-rules

    I find I use...
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    What diameter air hose are you using?

    What diameter air hose are you using?
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    They might stick out too far for you, but I just...

    They might stick out too far for you, but I just bought these from the big A and they are nicely made and sanded smooth enough to finish directly:
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    amazon.de allows you to change language to...

    amazon.de allows you to change language to english, you may be thinking of that site. Folks here have purchased festool stuff on that site in the past, but last time I tried to order some dominoes...
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    I have pentel graphgear 1000 pencils and Nano Dia...

    I have pentel graphgear 1000 pencils and Nano Dia leads all over the shop and my office. Mostly .5mm, but have a .3 and a .7 around somewhere. The pencils feel great in my hand and the leads just...
  25. Table looks great Dennis! Happy customer is...

    Table looks great Dennis! Happy customer is always a good thing.

    All I have to finish on my workbench drawer bank is to attach the drawer fronts and the drawer pulls. Everything is made and...
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