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  1. NCTurner

    Klingspor CS rocks!

    The folks over at KS in Apex are awesome! Huge thanks for them helping me figure out a workaround for my being a dummy today! Left the store a slightly embarrassed(my own) but happy customer with my required items in hand!! Top notch!! Thanks!!
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    Bugs in my bowls

    Another option is a nice long bath in DNA, which also has the bonus of replacing the h20 in the wood cells, speeding up drying time. Either will work.
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    Wood Lathe Chuck to fit HFT Lathe - WANTED

    That is correct, most chucks come with adapters to fit the correct thread. search Oneway 1x8
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    Ral/Cary Not DIY-Recommend Small Job(Security Light) Electrician

    Nick, thanks for the info. I’ll reach out and see what they say.
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    Ral/Cary Not DIY-Recommend Small Job(Security Light) Electrician

    Hey y’all looking for an electrician referral for someone to come out and do a small job. I have a second story security light that seems to be shot. I know it’s an easy swap, but I DON’T do ladders over about 10’. So who do you know, that I need to know, that would come out and swap this...
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    Free Sweeping Compund

    This is the better part of (I believe a 50lb) bag of sweeping compound. Free in Ral/Cary area till 9/5 then it’s off to the dump. Let me know if interested, can meet around Fairgrounds, Bass Pro, or Cary HF. This is free, forgot to mention that important tidbit.
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    Wanting a Vacuum Chuck for Woodturning

    This! Vacuum Chuck Get a Gast pump used off EBay.
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    Tired of hitting roots with your mower?

    Check out this trick! Short version, use your angle grinder on them.
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    Grading question...”sloping property home”

    Y’all as always, fail to disappoint. Thank you for the info and thoughts.
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    (SOLD) Powermatic 3520b... $2000

    Someone jump on that!!! Holy smokes!!!
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    Grading question...”sloping property home”

    So my home is slightly built into a hillside/sloping property. We have a large deck off the rear of the house, and the grade underneath is inclined also. My question is can I safely dig this out and grade it flat? Do I need to worry about water seepage getting into my garage if I do? See pic and...
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    Campbell Hausfeld tools @ WalMart

    Visited the local WM today and noticed they are clearing out a bunch of CH tooling. Everything was marked down compressors, air tools, and welding gear. This: Campbell Hausfeld 115 Volt Stick Welder with Welding Kit (WS099098AV) was down to $74 for anyone that might be interested.
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    Christmas for Cops

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    Christmas for Cops

    IGY6! Thanks for doing a tough job out there. Might I suggest doing some Thin Blue Line pens. I have given a few as gifts in the past and they went over well. Blackwood or Ebony and blue acrylic or blue dyed maple. You could do either long glue ups, or a band in the center. couple this blank...
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    Sanding Bowls

    Shear cut Lyle Jamieson Woodturners Sanding Tools I am a big fan of counter sanding, Outside of piece run the lathe in reverse and drill forward. Inside of piece large forward , and drill in forward. So they spin in opposite directions.
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    It’s that time of year again...

    Side note, if your property is lucky enough to have a healthy population of Possum, they will dispatch the copperheads for you too. They happen to be immune to the venom and absolutely enjoy snake.
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    It’s that time of year again...

    Poor girl! Sad to hear that. I removed one about 36” last year. I don’t fault anyone who does kill them, and completely understand doing so. Mine is just a personal choice to relocate when I can. As previously stated, I also have the tools and knowledge to do so safely, if you are not familiar...
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    It’s that time of year again...

    I relocated him to a wooded area about 5 miles down the rd. I don’t personally see a need to kill them, they keep the rodent population down, and generally don’t bother humans unless tread upon. I used to keep about 30 snakes, and while none of them were “hot” I know how to handle them properly...
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    It’s that time of year again...

    Careful in your outside wood piles, the snakes are bedding in and moving slow. Found this little guy outside while cleaning up today...

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