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  1. Steve was kind enough to make one of these for...

    Steve was kind enough to make one of these for me.

    It is the smoothest plane to adjust for depth that I've ever owned.

    With a correctly weighted mallet (I made mine from a broken Louisville...
  2. Proper lubrication should be considered. If...

    Proper lubrication should be considered.

    If you've got moving parts and a damp environment,
    rust is inevitable. If you have the original box
    and some desiccant packs (available from Lee Valley)...
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    What works in roof ventilation is a ridge vent...

    What works in roof ventilation is a ridge vent and clear soffit intakes.

    Anything else is just another hole where water will get in.

    If you have loose fill insulation, make certain the soffits...
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    This should be a sticky. I made mention of this,...

    This should be a sticky. I made mention of this, when we purchased our home in 2008.
    The agent mainly steered us to remote, overpriced properties that were oversized.

    My older son found our...
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    Score two lines with a knife and use a sharp...

    Score two lines with a knife and use a sharp mortise chisel.

    Make sure to clamp two pieces of straight grained material
    on either side of the piece you'll keep, to avoid blow out.

    The method I...
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    Now you must order things from Amazon that will...

    Now you must order things from Amazon that will be delivered by the Post Office.

    Do NOT select the 'combine packages for lower freight cost' option.

    The girls seem to like lemon in their iced...
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    2015-1918 = 95 years $6500/95= $68/year Oh,...

    2015-1918 = 95 years

    $6500/95= $68/year

    Oh, the waste.
    Horrors.
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    The undercurrent of suspicion expressed is...

    The undercurrent of suspicion expressed is laughable.
    The presumption that professionals don't know what they're doing, isn't.

    It's not an affectation, if they're climbing into burning buildings...
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    If you have it deployed, and take a wrong step,...

    If you have it deployed, and take a wrong step, they're the first thing that will touch down.
    These will break easily at the brass clasp on each short section.

    It's a variant of walking and doing...
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    Tell us at least one story gleaned at the...

    Tell us at least one story gleaned at the services,
    so we can remember her, too.

    When the time comes, cry like a man.
    I know I will, when my Momma goes.
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    Poll: Amen, Reverend. They can close the thread, now.

    Amen, Reverend.

    They can close the thread, now.
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    Under 20 inches, they're excellent. Longer...

    Under 20 inches, they're excellent.

    Longer than 20 inches, I like an old fashioned yardstick.
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    If I understood correctly (by inference) - the...

    If I understood correctly (by inference) - the tangle of overhead electrical wiring
    for the trolley system runs at very high currents, and wet fiberglass ladders
    have a breakdown voltage that...
  14. Check to see if your files are harder than the...

    Check to see if your files are harder than the steel that needs grinding.

    A good bodyshop file makes quick work of most of my grinding jobs.
    I doubt it would work on modern powdered steels which...
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    That depends on how you build things

    If you do lots of edge banding, or laminations it has no equal among handplanes.

    If those are rare procedures in your shop, you'll have a nice clean tool at resale time.

    I use a little block...
  16. Thread: Coffee

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    There's a secret ingredient. ...

    There's a secret ingredient.

    http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51QNRAPDZML.AA500_PIbundle-4,TopRight,0,0_AA500_SH20_.jpg

    315902
    ...
  17. I put 9400 miles on my VW wagon since last...

    I put 9400 miles on my VW wagon since last December - short hauls to elementary school
    and sundry housekeeping duties. I was stunned at the amount of driving done.

    I've been shopping for...
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    If you're going to the trouble to retrofit a saw...

    If you're going to the trouble to retrofit a saw for you're own use,
    it deserves a proper handle.

    Luckily, you have a full sized template.

    The force applied to a large saw through the handle...
  19. Fixed that for ya.

    Fixed that for ya.
  20. That's the way the Big Dogs do it. Layout for...

    That's the way the Big Dogs do it.
    Layout for multiple dining chairs is easier,
    when they all come off the same plan.
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    The local boat builders use Tightbond III for...

    The local boat builders use Tightbond III for interior construction with Teak.
    http://www.sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?137339-Recommended-brand-of-epoxy-glue-for-teak-glue-up






    Stair...
  22. Not to be flip, but I've seen lots of chair...

    Not to be flip, but I've seen lots of chair makers
    mock up a new design from insulating foam board.

    Were I beginning this project, and using the templates
    provided, that might be a light...
  23. That doesn't mean you're wrong.

    That doesn't mean you're wrong.
  24. You just excluded most sports that don't involve...

    You just excluded most sports that don't involve contact.
    I would submit that racquetball and squash are real sports.

    Contact between players is prohibited.


    If you can drink during play, and...
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    Three inch thick Teak - solid?

    Not only will this be premium priced,
    it's likely to be less stable than a laminate.

    I'm in "price no object" boat building country,
    and the local purveyors special order stock like this.

    Why...
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