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  1. what the 'other' erik said -...

    what the 'other' erik said - Bandsawbladesdirect-dot-com

    they are great to deal with - i was a idiot and read the wrong length from my owners manual when ordering a carbide tipped blade - they...
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    caulk & paint so water stays out of the joint and...

    caulk & paint so water stays out of the joint and you can use titebond II or III if you want
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    I have glued up thousands and thousands of...

    I have glued up thousands and thousands of dominos and every one just had glue on the mortise - I use them so frequently that I can't see taking the time to put glue on both.

    I have yet to have a...
  4. if it was me - I would wire for 30 amps including...

    if it was me - I would wire for 30 amps including plug but start out with a 20 amp breaker. as long as you don't start both motors at the same time you are unlikely to trip the 20 amp breaker. the...
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    I have made cauls out of 2x4's and they worked ok...

    I have made cauls out of 2x4's and they worked ok - better than nothing. I now have a set 4' long made out of 3 layers of 3/4" BB - they are dead flat and unbelievably strong.
  6. When I re-did my kitchen I had the tile laid wall...

    When I re-did my kitchen I had the tile laid wall to wall and put cabinets on top - base cabinets all sit on adjustable legs - made it easy to level and the toe-kick is removable as it is just held...
  7. i have never seen anything that says wood bench...

    i have never seen anything that says wood bench color was important - there was a guy (with some bucks no doubt) who built his entirely out of purpleheart :)

    hard (durable) and cheap seems to be...
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    if you can make things out of wood you are handy...

    if you can make things out of wood you are handy enough to wire a 110v outlet - it is far from difficult - being able to build and wire you own will be a lot better as to cost and flexibility and...
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    I have a 12" delta turret RAS - it is a...

    I have a 12" delta turret RAS - it is a replacement for a craftsman I had for decades

    the RAS is like a shaper - a tool with a justified 'dangerous' reputation due to the tool's intolerance of...
  10. I have a sharkguard mounted overhead and hooked...

    I have a sharkguard mounted overhead and hooked to a central DC system. it rocks - the only beef is that it is a one man shop and it can take a while to get after you order (and pay) but easy to...
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    I am in the home stretch of what you are about to...

    I am in the home stretch of what you are about to start - in my case: cabinets for 2 kitchens, 4 bathrooms, 2 offices & walk-in master closet. Main tools depend on what part of the process you are...
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    None of the grizzly fasteners I hang out with...

    None of the grizzly fasteners I hang out with have ever indicated even a trace of bigotry or bias... maybe they only discriminate against non-idiots (which is why I have not experienced it :) )
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    quick.... buy a bunch of tools with either cord...

    quick.... buy a bunch of tools with either cord or battery...... stat!!!

    that whole hand tool thing is more expensive than drinking festool kool-aid

    you have been warned
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    for me - epoxy is for the big defects - those...

    for me - epoxy is for the big defects - those look small enough that I would ignore them - if after a base finish coat I decided to go for a smooth surface i would use a couple of coats of clear...
  15. i have drum sander, jointer and hand planes but...

    i have drum sander, jointer and hand planes but the best tools I have found to flatten end grain cutting boards is a belt sander (with vacuum pickup) and winding sticks - YMMV
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    Ridge Carbide - they can do pretty much anything...

    Ridge Carbide - they can do pretty much anything and custom costs very little extra. I send them all my blades, regardless of manufacturer, for sharpening and have always been happy with the...
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    for most modern routers that already handle 1/2...

    for most modern routers that already handle 1/2 bits all you need is an 8mm collet - usually ~20$ - no need to buy a new router... unless you want one :)
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    checkout other local woodworkers - I would let...

    checkout other local woodworkers - I would let you toss in my vacuum bag for a 6-pak of quality malted beverage
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    on my dovetail jig the fit is adjusted by tiny...

    on my dovetail jig the fit is adjusted by tiny adjustments in router height. I have used both dewalt & festool routers with the jig. the micro height adjuster on the festool makes dialing in a...
  20. i tried a number of ways to flatten my end-grain...

    i tried a number of ways to flatten my end-grain boards - router sled, hand planes, etc. for the tools at my disposal the fastest & best results was a 4x24 belt sander with 36 grit and a pair of...
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    326135 pretty basic - i used a RAS with dado...

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    pretty basic - i used a RAS with dado blade - cut dado's slightly more than 1/2 thickness on a regular (or not) spacing - flip and dado backside @ 90 degrees - easy peasy.

    take 2 pieces of...
  22. Poll: when my bench top needed flattening post glue-up...

    when my bench top needed flattening post glue-up I used both methods - router sled on the top and hand planes on the bottom. I had no confidence in my hand plane skills hence it got relegated to the...
  23. if you want fast stock removal you need to try a...

    if you want fast stock removal you need to try a rotex in rotary mode - the 6" is a handful to control but it removes stock alsmost like a belt sander
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    you can also tweak the reveal a bit by varying...

    you can also tweak the reveal a bit by varying the cup hole location relative to the edge of the door - when in doubt i drill test holes in some scrap 3/4 ply and see how it works - even after you...
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    I like homosote - used it in a number of...

    I like homosote - used it in a number of applications - class A fire rated and decent r value
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