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Resident Skills

I’ve commented, previously, that a Forum is defined by the skills and mentoring-willingness of its active members. And, there is the other side of that coin, that other members need to be asking the provocative questions to draw-out and provide a...

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Spray Finish - 1st time.

Part of the shop upgrade was re-thinking the worst parts of my current work: the methods-of-work that I don’t like and those I’m simply not good at (these are different animals); also, what elements of my finished projects are not...

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3-Phase Electrical Service

I’ll ask a narrow technical question; that I hope someone on the Forum has had to address… I’m upgrading to Felder equipment, and need to provide 3-phase electric to the machines… The 3-phase will output from a Phase Perfect PT-355. The...

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Revisiting the Festool MFT/3

I’ve owned an MFT/3 for many years now, and recently sold it; for all of its many benefits and capabilities, I became frustrated with its many shortcomings. I’m in the minority, it seems, as I read glowing reviews – some by dispassionate reviews;...

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Oliver 6910 Oscillating Spindle Sander - 1st Thoughts

I want to pass along some good news – that is a favorable experience with a manufacturer (their Customer Service) and the first heavy use of their product. My focus is sculpted furniture, with forays into wood sculptures – always in hardwood....

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Outdoor Finish

I’m sure this is an old topic, but I’ve been away for a while, and need the considered wisdom of the Forum. I’ve selected either Jatoba or Teak as the wood, and am looking to build wet-condition tables, to withstand a 3-season (non-Winter) ...