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    Maybe they need some wood or metal serving trays...

    Maybe they need some wood or metal serving trays to go with the table. How about making some chairs to match.
    Bil lD
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    What about leather?

    What about leather?
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    People from out of the area may look at Tesla pay...

    People from out of the area may look at Tesla pay and think it is high but housing costs there are fairly high. A 3 bedroom house probably starts around 600-750,000. So property taxes could be...
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    I doubt it will be that quick and easy when it is...

    I doubt it will be that quick and easy when it is mounted in a massive aluminum plate heatsink.
    Bil lD
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    I suspect the brake solenoid is single phase so...

    I suspect the brake solenoid is single phase so it can be supplied outside of the vfd. probably 108-120 volts or 220-240. It should not be vfd powered maybe switched through the vfd auxillary...
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    If you go with heat you will have to throw a...

    If you go with heat you will have to throw a welders blanket or bricks on the plate to keep in the heat.
    Bil lD
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    Carbide endcutting endmills would be my first...

    Carbide endcutting endmills would be my first choice from my limited experience. Is there any solvent for cured epoxy? How about acid or alum to corrode the steel. A tap destroyer would work well...
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    Purists will complain the legs should have been...

    Purists will complain the legs should have been one piece carved out of tree roots that grew in that shape. That is how ship ribs used to be made. Of course that would add years looking for the...
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    I have read that oak, walnut and mahogany are the...

    I have read that oak, walnut and mahogany are the worst woods for metal contact. They all have high acid content and moisture in the air will cause acid which will rust any metal in contact. I do...
  10. Thread: Antique Planer

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    does anyone still make planners?

    does anyone still make planners?
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    Not clear. first ad showed three? lathes and only...

    Not clear. first ad showed three? lathes and only had one price of $4,000. A week or so later another ad was posted with just the Nameson lathe for 6,000. I'm not really sure if these are the same...
  12. I accidentally pulled the end cap off a golden...

    I accidentally pulled the end cap off a golden rod heater. It is just thin wall emt with a loop of fiber glass sheathed resistance wire running from one end then back. No concern with it touching...
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    Is it this one in Modesto? No size given. It...

    Is it this one in Modesto? No size given. It has been up for a week or two along with smaller ones.
    Bill D

    Lathe - tools - by owner - sale

    I think this is the same machine for $2,000 less...
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    Max is a little more then a week after that any...

    Max is a little more then a week after that any corona virus on surfaces is dead. I would think internal and ship transit times would be more then that. The clock starts as soon as it is plastic...
  15. I thought you were supposed to get a RFID chip...

    I thought you were supposed to get a RFID chip implanted in your wrist so no double punching. Wonder what electric welding does to embedded chips?
    Bil lD
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    I wonder if Experian will try to get money from...

    I wonder if Experian will try to get money from the Chinese army hackers. Then they can go after the stuff sold in the USA but made in Chinese army factories? Or since they claim to be communists...
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    My dad had one in his basement shop. You can...

    My dad had one in his basement shop.
    You can get used to wearing safety glasses. It is harder to get used to a glass eye.
    I think he printed it when he worked for a printing company.
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    I checked the link. In the first photo the roof...

    I checked the link. In the first photo the roof line is cutoff by a info box. I expected to see a windmill on the roof or maybe a trailer hidden behind the bush.
    Bill D
  19. I have a hot box for bending pvc pipe. It is...

    I have a hot box for bending pvc pipe. It is just a bowtie heating element in a long metal lunch box.
    I would buy a NEW oven heating element and straighten it out into a rod. use. a variac to...
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    Might check where folks use lighter versions to...

    Might check where folks use lighter versions to lift material into a lathe or mill. Some are even mounted on a tool post to lift the chuck.
    Sky Hook is the brand?
    Bil lD
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    Recently at a big box store I saw a new style...

    Recently at a big box store I saw a new style eleaf guard. It is slightly bowed stainless sheet similar shape to the op. It is pierced with very small holes down the middle 3/4 or so with solid...
  22. Some of those adjustable shank hitches are...

    Some of those adjustable shank hitches are limited in orientation as in 2" rise but 7" drop. I do not understand the geometry I think it has more to do with attaching the hitch to the shank.
    Bil lD
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    Dust masks in short supply?

    I had my teeth cleaned last week and got to talking with the hygienist. She said they had to buy more of those disposable dust masks they wear. They could not buy the normal amount they normally ...
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    EDTA mixed with water is almost the same as...

    EDTA mixed with water is almost the same as evoporust. It will dissolve rust a the rate of one gram of EDTA will neutralize one gram of rust. It is cheap as a powder. Maybe you. can use the...
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    Does the entire hole have to be accurate or just...

    Does the entire hole have to be accurate or just an 1/2 inch at each end? Gun drill anyone.
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