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    I have no experience with spray foam and metal...

    I have no experience with spray foam and metal but, yeah, it sticks like the dickens to whatever it touches...but then it is supposed to as that is how it seals and to a certain extent, why it can...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tf7JwmWpBA8

    You'll notice in the sidebar other helpful videos. You might pick up a pair of ductwork/pipe crimpers. You can get them at any of the borgs.
  3. I need to rip 1/8" thick strips for edge-banding...

    I need to rip 1/8" thick strips for edge-banding all the time. I normally use my band saw so a scrap piece of wood works fine to push it the final couple of inches past the blade.

    For a table...
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    If you plan to insulate as money becomes...

    If you plan to insulate as money becomes available, you might try a DIY spray foam, Jeff. Do an internet search on "foam it green." I have used their product twice now, and just ordered up a 3rd...
  5. Thread: Pi Day

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    Hence the Tau Manifesto!!!! LOL! I know nobody...

    Hence the Tau Manifesto!!!! LOL! I know nobody is really interested in this but the basic premise is that 2*pi shows up more in mathematics than pi by itself does. So Tau = 2*Pi. They argue Pi...
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    I think with a slow enough vacuum, you can work...

    I think with a slow enough vacuum, you can work the bag to press the veneer on.

    One thing to keep in mind is to properly support the crown molding as it is pressed. If you don't, you'll pull 3...
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    Let's see: the range, the microwave oven, two...

    Let's see: the range, the microwave oven, two thermostats, my wife's watch, the fish tank light timer, car clock, truck clock, and this one caught me: a recently installed hot water recirculation...
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    Spray foam is the way to go, IMO. You can really...

    Spray foam is the way to go, IMO. You can really seal it up tight and have a nice high R value in a typical 2x4 bay (up to low 20s with closed-cell). I would just triple-check with whomever's steel...
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    Yeah, changing clocks is becoming a pain. And...

    Yeah, changing clocks is becoming a pain.

    And as I'm getting older, I'm feeling that hour loss come Monday morning!
  10. Thread: Pi Day

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    http://tauday.com/tau-manifesto Pi (Tau) Day...

    http://tauday.com/tau-manifesto

    Pi (Tau) Day ought to be on June 28. :)
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    I dunno. Steel interior doesn't sound warm and...

    I dunno. Steel interior doesn't sound warm and cozy; it sounds hard and noisy. I see welders/metal fabricators/machinists all surrounded by wood. Maybe just treat the area where this will be set...
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    I always look up items to find the best prices...

    I always look up items to find the best prices and sometimes, Jet has them.

    I've ordered and had no problems. They are an Amazon competitor and sometimes they do have a better price.
  13. I don't know anything about LV's led strip lights...

    I don't know anything about LV's led strip lights but I used a firm called Flexfire for my LED strip solutions.

    Using strip light channels allows one to embed very high lumen led strips into an...
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    Behlen's NGR Dye is one I use A LOT. The color...

    Behlen's NGR Dye is one I use A LOT. The color "Hickory" (I know...no clue why they named it that way) is, IMO, perfect to dye walnut an overall chocolately color. I used it to help dye reddish...
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    Can you either warm up your shop or take the wood...

    Can you either warm up your shop or take the wood to a warmer place to work the epoxy in?

    There are many ways to handle the cracks. Some like to hide them...some fill them to blend in. Some fill...
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    My question about the replacement floor may or...

    My question about the replacement floor may or may not influence how much you need to worry about what is under it but in general, it is usually a good idea to take everything out to the original...
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    So when do we tackle your electrical layout!...

    So when do we tackle your electrical layout! hahahaha!

    I'm looking forward to your build thread, Jeff, as these are always fun and allow me to dream a little for my future.

    I'm in a 2-car...
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    One of the best things about a track saw is the...

    One of the best things about a track saw is the ease in cutting tapers to fit not-so-straight walls. They are fast and easy in this regard.

    But mine gets most use in breaking down plywood on top...
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    Good grief, I meant that the ground can carry...

    Good grief, I meant that the ground can carry current...not that it is 'fine' in the sense it is okay...just that it can handle it.
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    I squirt Target Coatings EM6000 over just about...

    I squirt Target Coatings EM6000 over just about everything these days. I really like it, easy to use, dries quickly, sands butter smooth, cake cleanup with water.
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    John, What are your plans for a replacement...

    John,

    What are your plans for a replacement floor?
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    And I think you are saying: In its most basic...

    And I think you are saying: In its most basic form, the neutral will need to at least carry the same amount of current as the hot wire in a circuit. In the case of a multi-wire or Edison-wire...
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    I believe they use the term single and...

    I believe they use the term single and double-gang to refer to number of receptacles in a box. So your quad would be considered a double-gang and the duplex a single-gang.
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    The box joints I cut with my CMT dado: perfectly...

    The box joints I cut with my CMT dado: perfectly crisp, sharp 90 degree corners. No batman ears to be found. :)
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    Wood: a fickle medium! :)

    Wood: a fickle medium! :)
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