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Re: Shop: You don't need a big workshop

: Hello Matt,

: All the sawdust making (the big stuff) is done outside except if I
: need to fine tune something small on the bandsaw which goes well
: enough with the 5hp shop vac. The bandsaw also rolls outside on
: casters if I need to do any serious cuts. I have a Ridgid
: portable contractor saw and a portable thickness planer. All
: butt-joints and miters are done by hand and I sweep up after
: each one. Pretty much once I rip the wood to size I use hand
: tools from there on.

: I have in the past glassed inside but never again. Epoxy fumes are
: not good for ya!

: Here's what I did to cover my mistake- I just epoxied the hole and
: then ran the existing inlay around the leash cup, which was what
: I was contemplating anyway. I rough-cut the abalone, mounted it
: to a dremel mandrel, and spun it on an emory board to make it
: perfectly round, then I rough cut the center and used a dremel
: to dress it up to fit just right over the leash cup. I goop on
: some epoxy and then once it cures I file it down flush and then
: final sand the board.

5 hp shop vac??!! WOW, might as well have a V8 :)

Bill H.

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clarification- not a pilot hole, a vent hole.
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