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  1. Thread: Sandpaper

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    Sandpaper

    I have purchased Sungold sandpaper several times. but, I've noticed that even though it says Aluminum Oxide, it wears out extremely fast. I'll have to stop buying this junk. Any comments that would...
  2. Thread: T nuts

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    There are MANY video posts with top notch wood...

    There are MANY video posts with top notch wood workers counter sinking t nuts and drill holes for the claws. In the videos there is plenty of room for these holes. I have to admit I save used...
  3. Thread: new file

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    new file

    should I assume it's not okay to throw a good file into a tray of files?
  4. Thread: T nuts

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    T nuts

    I've watched many wood workers predrill holes for the claws on t nuts. By the time I drill holes for the t nut shaft there's not much wood left around the shaft. The holes I drill get pulled into the...
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    Thank you for the art work. In my venue, it will...

    Thank you for the art work. In my venue, it will be simpler to maybe throw a bolt on top of the tube that slows evaporation and just add water from time to time. I have a water tap in my shop. Also,...
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    Oops, I've been using the wrong "reply" button.

    Oops, I've been using the wrong "reply" button.
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    Are you an engineer? This makes no sense to me....

    Are you an engineer? This makes no sense to me. I'm not an engineer. I dont know what your talking about but I would like to. It may be helpful.
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    Confused. One end goes into an opening cut into...

    Confused. One end goes into an opening cut into the cyclone. I would have thought that would have provided a breathing hole.
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    What sensor are you talking about? This is a...

    What sensor are you talking about? This is a rubber tube that has no propensity to fail.
  10. Thread: Gauge

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    Gauge

    I have used a harbor freight dial gauge to square my table saw. I've been wondering if there is any difference using a more expensive gauge.
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    HOme made manometer

    I made a manometer and it has worked well. I'm having a little issue right now. It appears that when I add a plug to the tube to avoid evaporation, the water moves. Should I assume that you can't use...
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    This sounds reasonable but it's a puzzle why this...

    This sounds reasonable but it's a puzzle why this has to be done when I make the runners cutting both sides alternately several times.
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    Table saw runners

    These keeps happening. I have a nice steel city table saw. When I make a jig using runners, the runners feel right except in a spot or two. In order to allow the runners to move freely I have to...
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    I've thought about that

    I've thought about that
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    I've tried it on ash and grade a pine. I always...

    I've tried it on ash and grade a pine. I always have hooks
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    I've do e this.

    I've do e this.
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    Yes to all. Carbide burnished. I just watched a...

    Yes to all. Carbide burnished. I just watched a guy use a file on the edge only and get beautiful shavings. I tried it. So far the same or minutely better then before.
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    Sharpen Card Scraper

    I've been watching videos. I've been taking notes. I can't get my two scrapers to produce shavings. I'm continuing to read.
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    I actually tested tg ed tox on 10/24 tester. Must...

    I actually tested tg ed tox on 10/24 tester. Must be misaligned threads.
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    Threaded rod size

    Barely found a 10/32 threaded rod. The vendor was sure although his in store size was listed as 3/16. The 10/32 nuts are struggling to fit. I have not yet finished filing the threads on the rod but...
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    Fir. Ordinary 2x4s

    Fir. Ordinary 2x4s
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    Wearing router bit

    I got a new bit but not any advice from Freud. I flattened a bench of laminated 2x4s with a 1 3/4 straight bit. By the time I finished, the corners of the bit looked worn. The deepest cut was maybe...
  23. Thread: Combo Plane

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    I re read the instruction manual and found...

    I re read the instruction manual and found nothing relating to 3/4".
  24. Thread: Combo Plane

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    I thought I should be able to plow or clean a...

    I thought I should be able to plow or clean a 1/2" groove as an example. But the scate stops the blade from reaching that depth and that's before sharpening it. I don't understand why Lee valley...
  25. Thread: Combo Plane

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    Combo Plane

    I bought the Veritas combination plane. I was disappointed only in that the blade reaches no further than 3/8 of an inch. Lee Valley keeps telling me I can make it go further. It was suggested I...
  26. Thread: Planer

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    Planer

    I watched hgtv. In an I industrial shop a long 6x6 or 8x8 was run through a planer. Why was th ere no snipe?
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    Bandsaw Blade Issue

    I explained what is happening with my Wood Slicer to Highland Woodworking. they have no idea what's going on. On coming in contact with the wood, the blade twists momentarily. It then contacts the...
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    This response really hits the spot. Some of my...

    This response really hits the spot. Some of my work looked wet, some looked thin. When it looked wet, it was sometimes too quick to run. I thought of reducing air below 25 and increasing product. I...
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    Spray varnish.

    I'm getting better at working with my spray guns. But I over polished the legs on my rocking horse. Rather than drag out all my equipment I bought a can of helmsman spray urethane. I'm puzzled why...
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    Bandsaw blade

    I'm not getting clear messages from my reading. Hard back or flex back for resawing? I dont like my bimetal blade. Too slow.
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    Very helpful. I wondered about this too.

    Very helpful. I wondered about this too.
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    Thank you

    I have used some plastic polish that is many years old. I don't see much change yet. I thought about what you thought about so I'll keep working on it.
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    gun regulator

    I have a husky spray gun regulator. I used it with lacquer. It got a smudge or some kind of damage to the lens. I used acetone to clean it off. Instead it damaged the entire lens. it's has a rough...
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    Pictures?

    Neiko 31215A HVLP Gravity Feed Air Spray Gun | 1.7mm Nozzle Size | 600cc Aluminum Cup.The item looks like a thimble, but much smaller. I believe it's called a packing washer. I believe these are...
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    Packing Washer

    I have a cheap spray gun, two really. there's a packing washer that goes in the forward end around the needle. I think to keep the liquid from backing up. This thing looks like rolled plumber's tape....
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    424417similar problem. different vise

    424417similar problem. different vise
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    Drill Press Vise

    I just bought a drill press vise and realized, unlike many I see in videos, this vise has an horizontal bar under the vise itself so that if you drill too far the bit will engage the bar. How exactly...
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    Either unavailable or sold out

    Either unavailable or sold out
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    Power Strip is Stripped

    I have a Snap-On power strip I got at Costco a long time ago. All the receptacles barely hold the plugs any more. Is there anything I can do to tighten them up?
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    another good idea

    another good idea
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    You know what? I think I own some of these....

    You know what? I think I own some of these. Typical of me to keep buying tools and then forgetting I own them. I have bought two identical tools on some occasions!
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    Thank you. This does not seem to replace the...

    Thank you. This does not seem to replace the dowel jig. I have seen these and I think I understand how adding these may assist. The other thing I'm thinking is that if the wood project is not...
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    connecting with dowels

    I have a horse's head attaching to his neck. I'm following the plans. It uses 3 dowels. I have an expensive dowel tool. I drill the original holes using measurements and squaring for center lines....
  44. Thread: Hide Glue

    by sussertown
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    No steaming needed. The nut popped off the...

    No steaming needed. The nut popped off the fingerboard.
    The process was for glue to remain liquid. 2 parts grains. 2 parts water. Later 1 part salt.

    The glue was cooked in a canning jar. I was...
  45. Thread: Hide Glue

    by sussertown
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    Hide Glue

    I just read a very interesting article on Hide Glue and making your own in a wood magazine. Maybe newsletter. So, I sent a letter to the writer to simply mention that the statement about breaking...
  46. Thread: dial guage

    by sussertown
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    dial guage

    Is a Harbor Freight dial guage just as good as a more expensive model for use in squaring a saw fence?
  47. Thread: Tung oil

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    See my reply to my own question.

    See my reply to my own question.
  48. Thread: Tung oil

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    My guess is I didn't let the stain dry or the...

    My guess is I didn't let the stain dry or the coats of oil. I subsequently did a lot of research and ended up using this as a spray gun and lacquer education. I finally learned how to use the gun and...
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    An eloquent and helpful response. Thank you.

    An eloquent and helpful response. Thank you.
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    I found the vent. It was well hidden and a...

    I found the vent. It was well hidden and a surprise.
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