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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...
  2. 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. ...
  5. 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...
  7. 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...
  11. 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...
  13. 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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    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...
  17. 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...
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    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?
  22. 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...
  25. 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.
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