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    most of my major tools are grizzly but I went...

    most of my major tools are grizzly but I went with CV for the DC. I would make the same choice again. Has worked flawlessly for 4+ years and can handle multiple machines on a 6" pvc system.
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    from the manufacturer's website - "We recommend...

    from the manufacturer's website - "We recommend not stressing the new joint for at least 24 hours" - give your glueup at least 24 hours before cutting - I doubt that you are doing anything else wrong...
  3. If you are hacked off by internet trolls or an...

    If you are hacked off by internet trolls or an innocent but ill-phrased post then you lack the patience for most things in life such as driving in rush hour, golf, woodworking, etc. Yah i have been...
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    I am finishing up a full kitchen cabinet build -...

    I am finishing up a full kitchen cabinet build - all my cases are 3/4" including the backs. I like the extra strength of the thicker ply and with 3" fastcap screws to hang them from the studs they...
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    McFeeley's is the best place on the web i have...

    McFeeley's is the best place on the web i have found for screws of all types
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    the water based polys that I have used that say...

    the water based polys that I have used that say "floor finish" on the can all had Al oxide in the mix to add abrasion resistance at the expense of some clarity. not that I could tell the difference...
  7. a 10" diameter dado stack running horizontally on...

    a 10" diameter dado stack running horizontally on a shaper spindle? does your fence really handle a cutter that size?
  8. Tracksaw is the way to go - that is how I squared...

    Tracksaw is the way to go - that is how I squared the ends of my 2 1/2" maple top
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    easy to make you own in any size you need - get a...

    easy to make you own in any size you need - get a tube of silicone free caulk - cut the end to get the bead size you want - squeeze out beads on wax paper, let it dry overnight, cut into 1/4" lengths...
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    when you say 'putting new bevels' what tools are...

    when you say 'putting new bevels' what tools are you referring to? If I am restoring the angle on a 2" plane iron I would expect the re-true the stone after I am finished - that is a lot of metal to...
  11. I'd just use some leveling compound in the...

    I'd just use some leveling compound in the vicinity of the doorway - being 1/16 off in the middle of the room means nothing - you just want an even transition.
  12. I gave construction lumber a try for a weekend...

    I gave construction lumber a try for a weekend project just to see how it would turn out - http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?199915-Weekend-project-with-BORG-materials&highlight=

    I would...
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    I did something similar when I built a kitchen...

    I did something similar when I built a kitchen cart with end grain butcher block top. I designed the case and drawers then decided to upgrade the undermount slides to heavy duty. time comes to...
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    I have the same setup - 15" planer and clearvue. ...

    I have the same setup - 15" planer and clearvue. I have converted the stock planer port from 4" to 6" - chip collection is great even with a second machine running but you are right the air flow...
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    Cliff that is what I would do but it is driven...

    Cliff

    that is what I would do but it is driven by what I typically build and what my material options are. here in socal there is no such thing as rough hardwood that I can find - everything is...
  16. top is pretty close to flat and plenty thick...

    top is pretty close to flat and plenty thick enough - use your router to get it flat - I'd practice on the bottom and do the top after - setup take s a while along with building the sled - took me...
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    I have both and if I had to give up one I would...

    I have both and if I had to give up one I would dump the jointer and keep the track saw. if you get the festool keep in mind the fact that other tools can use that track - having a rail guided...
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    I got a metal 35 gal trash can from the BORG -...

    I got a metal 35 gal trash can from the BORG - the clearvue sucks in the sides when running and I can tell when the DC is shut off wearing headphones by the bang the can makes when the sides pop out...
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    Michael - I was asking myself the exact same...

    Michael - I was asking myself the exact same question a few years ago. I looked for used and despite living in a metro area and going to see a half dozen planers; I never found anything I wanted to...
  20. a couple of questions - is this bench going to be...

    a couple of questions - is this bench going to be for handtools and how much will it weigh? depending on the answer to those questions you might find a lot of things to choose from or... none at all....
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    the best method to use is driven by the tools...

    the best method to use is driven by the tools available. if there is a cabinet shop nearby that will run it through their wide belt for a reasonable fee that would be far faster, easier and give the...
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    dude wait till you get your bench built - the...

    dude wait till you get your bench built - the benchcrafted hardware is unbelievable - when I show someone my bench one of the demo's is to take a board, put it in the leg vise, get the chop 2-3" away...
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    "it... conforms to the surface it is sitting on"...

    "it... conforms to the surface it is sitting on" - not a problem for intended use - as a planer sled it "conforms" to the planer bed (which better be flat or you have setup issues) and the wood being...
  24. Steven - that would work - you want a thicker top...

    Steven - that would work - you want a thicker top and do consider the look of a lot of a lot of 1.5" wide boards to be a negative. One thing you can do to jazz up the look if you go that route is to...
  25. I have a pvc pipe with a 90 degree elbow at the...

    I have a pvc pipe with a 90 degree elbow at the bottom of the filter stack that is normally closed off with a threaded clean-out plug - remove the plug - jam the vac hose inside the pipe & seal with...
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