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    if you can borrow a festool domino that is a 30...

    if you can borrow a festool domino that is a 30 second fix
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    I have a reel similiar to #1 - works great - I...

    I have a reel similiar to #1 - works great - I much prefer rubber to poly hose anyway so not sure why you think it better - yah its lighter & self coils but in this application that does not matter -...
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    if the drawer sides fit through your jointer - go...

    if the drawer sides fit through your jointer - go for it. I made a couple of half-blind drawers that were 1/16" - 1/4" too wide - they rubbed on the under-mount slide section that is affixed to the...
  4. #2 when i got the saw (robland) as the factory...

    #2 when i got the saw (robland) as the factory guard sux swamp-water but the euro riving knife has been OK - then I got a new riving knife/guard (shark guard) and that is used all the time (except...
  5. fine steel wool should cleanup your surface rust...

    fine steel wool should cleanup your surface rust - I can't imagine you'd be able to impact the spindle diameter and the fit of your cutters with hand applied steel wool even if you went at it for a...
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    it is not a joint that I have attempted yet but...

    it is not a joint that I have attempted yet but the one video I watched i thought the WW'er had a clever way to fine tune the fit. he used a solid strip along one side of the male dovetail that was...
  7. if you have the spray equipment and this is not...

    if you have the spray equipment and this is not going to be in full sun i'd look at water based dye - i just finished a large kitchen with maple ply with a mahogany dye - management is happy so it is...
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    some people like them so who am i to judge - I...

    some people like them so who am i to judge - I never liked mine (though I still have it for the drill press & lathe), had more serious close calls with my SS than the rest of my tools put together;...
  9. only downside to just using without cleaning is...

    only downside to just using without cleaning is the rust will stain whatever you use the blade on till it all gets worn off
  10. I would go the egg-crate route. prep your slats...

    I would go the egg-crate route. prep your slats - rip to width & joint back - clamp the verticals & horizontals in 2 separate stacks - I have a RAS but TS with sliding jig would work - cut with...
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    Each to his own but I agree with Scott. MDF only...

    Each to his own but I agree with Scott. MDF only for door panels & only if they are flat (shaker style) - if raised, I'd use poplar instead. A 1/2" MDF panel makes the door have nice 'heft' and...
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    i used BLO on my top and would do so again. I...

    i used BLO on my top and would do so again. I don't finish on my bench (unless it is something small & quick) but assembly happens all the time. yah the floor is flat but with 60+ year old knees...
  13. the saw is not as heavy as most other stationary...

    the saw is not as heavy as most other stationary power tools but it is tall and top heavy - you have 3 guys & hand truck and leave the table off you should be fine even with stairs. I have the same...
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    i have a couple - they are easier to use for...

    i have a couple - they are easier to use for measuring/marking on flat surfaces but less useful for other stuff (measure an opening and you have to hold both ends vs a standard tape that can span a...
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    I had to flatten my 3 1/2" thick hard maple work...

    I had to flatten my 3 1/2" thick hard maple work bench top a year ago. I was not confident of my hand planing skills so i only did the bottom with hand planes - the top I did with a router sled. ...
  16. i have a very similar setup for my hand tool...

    i have a very similar setup for my hand tool workbench - i just have the levers on both ends so that when it is down there is no load on any wheel (bench 100% rests on the base). the bench fully...
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    of all the things i have tried to make my 19" BS...

    of all the things i have tried to make my 19" BS work better - from dedicated books, tips from message boards like this, internet videos, tuning, tweaking, etc etc - the thing that made the huge jump...
  18. take a piece of hardwood scrap - drill a hole...

    take a piece of hardwood scrap - drill a hole through with the forstner bit - clamp the scrap where you want the hole in the cabinet case and use the hole in your scrap as a guide for the bit - not...
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    I have both 1010 & 2200 and for me that covers...

    I have both 1010 & 2200 and for me that covers all I need a router to do. the 1010 is a more a trim router on steroids but you need either that or the 1400 to use the shelf pin rail - that alone is...
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    it depends entirely what is the viscosity of the...

    it depends entirely what is the viscosity of the liquid you want to spray and the required finish quality. in general the thicker the liquid and/or the better finish quality desired the more the...
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    As long as you do not need to spray a heavy body...

    As long as you do not need to spray a heavy body liquid (like latex) you should be fine with any of the 3 or 4 stage turbines in your price range. Others may not agree but I have never been happy...
  22. you want to learn about dust collection go to...

    you want to learn about dust collection go to billpentz.com
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    typically, bigger motors are on bigger saws -...

    typically, bigger motors are on bigger saws - the larger wheels not only handle larger projects (distance from blade to frame) but often will allow wider blades for re-sawing - i would pay more...
  24. I have had mine for a few years - I would...

    I have had mine for a few years - I would probably buy it again if I had a do-over. I don't use it much as I thought I would as I have found that a jig & water stones will polish up a secondary...
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    Your design might be OK if you let the panel...

    Your design might be OK if you let the panel float - that means you must have room in the mounting for changes in width - you would want to fit them during the humid time of the year and live with...
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