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    This just a wild guess, but the test piece looks...

    This just a wild guess, but the test piece looks a bit like a raised panel.
  2. I didn't offer before, but I'll take the D-Handle...

    I didn't offer before, but I'll take the D-Handle package #4. PM sent.
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    My health situation makes concrete slab floors...

    My health situation makes concrete slab floors miserable on my joints, so I've done three different floors of 3/4" T+G plywood over sleepers in 3 shops. My "short answer" is the last bullet.
    I...
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    You might try a food/ restaurant supply place. ...

    You might try a food/ restaurant supply place. I've bought citric acid powder for "preserving food" in 5 lb bags from amazon
  5. Please count me in ...thx!

    Please count me in ...thx!
  6. Please count me in ...thx!

    Please count me in ...thx!
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    Please count me in ...thx!

    Please count me in ...thx!
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    My motor and cord gets pretty warm if I rough out...

    My motor and cord gets pretty warm if I rough out something heavy. I had a lot of squeaks in my 1236 with the original belt for the first 8 years or so. Changing to a link belt made a difference...
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    Sign me up, please.

    Sign me up, please.
  10. Thread: CBN Wheel

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    First a disclaimer...I''m an electrical guy, but...

    First a disclaimer...I''m an electrical guy, but I work with a lot of mechanical types and machinists a lot...so I'm just remembering what they told me. Anyone is welcome to correct me if I say...
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    Woodcraft on FM1960 had a ton of the JoolTool...

    Woodcraft on FM1960 had a ton of the JoolTool discs in the clearance bucket when I was there last Saturday. I think it was 50% off. I know its a bit far from Nederland, but if you happen to be in...
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    Coincidentally, I also broke my 12" rest last...

    Coincidentally, I also broke my 12" rest last week. Mine was all cast iron from a jet 1236.

    I was roughing an out of balance blank that was probably too big for my lathe, and way beyond my...
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    Try this link: ...

    Try this link:

    http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?174722-Your-Best-Nifty-Shop-Tip/
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    Well..maybe this will be a comforting thought. ...

    Well..maybe this will be a comforting thought. Even if you feel like you have a lot to learn, you are progressing. You are at least on the second step of the journey..something you can photograph :)...
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    Here's one ..problem is that EVS motors and...

    Here's one ..problem is that EVS motors and controls ain't cheap.
    http://www.amazon.com/354210-JDP-20EVS-20-Inch-Electronic-Variable/dp/B0007M6GHC

    I think the Powermatic is a Reeves drive type of...
  16. I wanted to get my response in quick, but its...

    I wanted to get my response in quick, but its sounds kinda blunt.

    Anyway, I do want to take a minute to say thanks to everyone involved in the mobile library. Its just a cool idea.

    Thanks,...
  17. ill take it

    ill take it
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    A couple years ago, the scrapyard guy told me...

    A couple years ago, the scrapyard guy told me that China is buying up all the scrap metals, by the boatload, literally. Apparently, copper, steel and aluminum are going to be going up for a while,...
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    Incandescent are made of tungsten wire, because...

    Incandescent are made of tungsten wire, because it melts at a stupid high temperature(3300 deg C IIRC)
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    This is why I shouldn't design after...

    This is why I shouldn't design after midnight...got excited when I saw the both nickel and cadmium and manganese were all as dense or denser than steel. Apparently the batteries themselves end up...
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    I noticed your density chart contains a lot of...

    I noticed your density chart contains a lot of battery chemicals, which inspired me to look up battery weight and volumes. After some units conversion, it appears that batteries are denser than...
  22. Assuming the handle/ferrule is bigger than a...

    Assuming the handle/ferrule is bigger than a benchdog hole, you could try dropping the gouge through the doghole, let the handle/ferrule stop on the bench, and eventually the gouge will drop out of...
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    Pretty cool! Does brown rice work better for...

    Pretty cool! Does brown rice work better for some reason? or was that just "what was in the pantry" when you made it :)?
  24. Hi Nick, I just changed to a red link belt on...

    Hi Nick,

    I just changed to a red link belt on my Jet 1236 . Its only been a few days, but it seems to be working OK with the split pulley system, aka Reeves drive.

    Obviously , I cant say...
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    After reading the title again, it occurred to me...

    After reading the title again, it occurred to me that a laser designed specifically for handgun use would almost have to include some serious provisions for isolating the shock and vibration of...
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