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    There are so many things that can go wrong with...

    There are so many things that can go wrong with this, where to begin?

    "Bump" starting any clutched vehicle puts tremendous
    instantaneous torque on the mating plates, followed by the
    a lurching...
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    You got the title wrong, it should read - ...

    You got the title wrong,
    it should read -

    "Into the..."
  3. The flux density falls off at the square of the...

    The flux density falls off at the square of the distance.
    It might have been a problem in the Alnico days,
    but modern drivers have little stray inductance.

    If you're concerned, put a piece of...
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    http://www.naturalhoof.co.nz/sharpen.html I'm...

    http://www.naturalhoof.co.nz/sharpen.html

    I'm not sure what good it will do you in your kitchen.
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    I thought there was a Dwarven kingdom, under a...

    I thought there was a Dwarven kingdom, under a mountain somewheres.

    My bad.
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    Ella Fitzgerald wouldn't have made it out of the...

    Ella Fitzgerald wouldn't have made it out of the first round on these shows.
    They're predicated on the same premise that made Sade a 90's hit -
    find someone that looks like they could sing and...
  7. Okay, I want an axe from you. Drop me a PM with...

    Okay, I want an axe from you.
    Drop me a PM with how to place an order.

    Jim
  8. In practice, I run through the first time and if...

    In practice, I run through the first time and if it cuts well - I'm done.
    If it doesn't, I go back and 'relax' the tooth angle to get a better 'glide'.

    I have found on larger saws that polishing...
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    I use my marking knife to take a little chip out,...

    I use my marking knife to take a little chip out,
    at the far side of the cut, in the waste.

    It gives the saw a place to start at rest.
  10. I use a 1" wide vertical knife grinding rig from...

    I use a 1" wide vertical knife grinding rig from Lee Valley for this purpose.

    The Tormek design is nice, but it's not terribly portable.
  11. Seven kids? Consider handtool woodworking,...

    Seven kids?

    Consider handtool woodworking, instead.
    The satisfactions from working with wood
    are more immediate when you work by hand.

    You'll be slower, but you'll keep money in your pocket,...
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    Like Keith, I use something simple to lap by...

    Like Keith, I use something simple to lap by hand.
    I use the flat EZE-lap diamond plates on a plastic wand.
    A few passes with the fine hone is generally enough.
    ...
  13. The indoor roller coaster at Tomorrowland was a...

    The indoor roller coaster at Tomorrowland was a surprise blast.
    It is VERY convincing. Each pod has a well worn panic button.
    ...
  14. I don't find my Rip cut saws working well at...

    I don't find my Rip cut saws working well at angles much steeper than 10 degrees negative.

    It's the difference between scraping, and shaving in the kerf.
    If the top flat of my file is tipped a...
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    Not for nothing, is there a film of oil on the...

    Not for nothing, is there a film of oil on the frog or blade?
  16. I've got an HNT Gordon 'Jack' plane that's much...

    I've got an HNT Gordon 'Jack' plane that's much as you describe.

    It works well at the high bed angle with a single iron,
    until the blade is dull. I find that for most tasks,
    a cap iron gets me...
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    Why not use the VOC dessicant packs? I have...

    Why not use the VOC dessicant packs?

    I have them stashed in drawers, everywhere.
    I particularly like the ones clad in metal,
    that can be 'recharged' in a small oven.
    ...
  18. If you're brand new, with no experience in a...

    If you're brand new, with no experience in a working shop
    consider taking an introductory course in machine woodworking.

    You'll be able to see which machines appeal to you.

    You'll take a...
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    It's been cold. Drain pipes exposed to the...

    It's been cold.

    Drain pipes exposed to the outside temperatures
    will move slightly, as they contract.

    Just as baseboards 'groan' when the heat comes on,
    but in reverse. Good advise on a...
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    It seems economical, if the stones last as long...

    It seems economical, if the stones last as long as he claims.
    I note the neat dispensing of water for the stones.

    If you're looking for something quick, at least consider
    the potential of...
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    I like Old Brown glue and keep the bottle...

    I like Old Brown glue and keep the bottle refrigerated.
    Don't buy a great deal at once, it has an expiration date.

    It's no bargain to buy a value priced container,
    only to have half of it remain...
  22. During the last major power outage on Long...

    During the last major power outage on Long Island, local police dispatchers were called by alarmed residents.
    They reported that "The sky was on fire." - the Milky way came into view without...
  23. WIA in America was very expensive. Few of the...

    WIA in America was very expensive.

    Few of the courses were geared to methods I employ,
    with tools I can afford. I paid to visit the vendor
    section and had an excellent day,
    talking to the...
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    Horses are a moving hole into which you throw...

    Horses are a moving hole into which you throw money.
    On occasion, they provide something in exchage.
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    My MotoG fits into the side pocket below my...

    My MotoG fits into the side pocket below my hammer loop.
    Carhartt must have known what was coming.
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