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9CommentsOregon, the WET Side
I have been making and repairing things for over 55 years. I enjoy working in Electronics, Woods, Metals & plastics.
      • Plastic Bottles Into Handbag
      • Useless Box
      • Wooden Bird Feeder
      • A Squeegee for the Taig Lathe
      • QCTP for Taig Lathe
      • A Different Ball Turning Jig for Taig Lathe
      • DIY Press Brake
      • Expert Level Gift Wrap
      • Shop Cheats: Hook and Eye Driver
  • Great to see this tool post, as I am renovating my Taig Lathe: from the motor up! I will definitely be making this Tool Post, Thanks!

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  • A great job, and good use of language: I find "Machining Language" appropriate only for more complex processes!Thanks!

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  • the Sawyer Company makes the Newest Concepts in Water Purification. a Variety of Prices, based upon size, etc.In my Rural Setting I Must use Water Purification, and I use a $30 Sawyer, it removes the RUST from the +80 year old piping, and provides clear water. I trust the water for showering, dishwashing, etc, but like rust free for drinking.Sawyer Filtration systems are sold in Wal-Mart and other large stores as well as online.Hope that helps~~ Old Geezer

    Yes, a Well Taught person can differentiate those tempetkres, I have spent a Life Time studying Thermal Output of a variety of materials, Water being only one of them.But Please Note: OLD thought BOIL for five MinutesRoBears613 suggestion: "you CAN see the difference between 210 degrees F and 212 degrees F because the water boils." NO Mention of time . . . In the situations being spoken of, the Addition use of Fuel is a WASTE, as is the the thermal motions above 186 degrees.In Survival Mode a PRIME Factor is ~To Conserve~ Everything Practical . . .However, its your life, Live it your way by all means.Me: making Camp since 1962.

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  • My thoughts about Instructables is writing & developing a Step by Step Tutorial.One might use a video to show the RESULTS, but hey, start with above, then I will be back to read your work.

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  • Note: many places speak that you must "Boil Water" for five minutes, to be safe.This is simply not true, no pathogens live beyond 186 degrees, and there are several companies that sell a special gauge that identifies that heat. Also the Least Expensive piece of equipment one can own for outdoor water, is made by Sawyer Products. Originally designed for Kidney Dialysis machines, it was Too Narrow to pass blood, so they studied their invention, presto, good for 100,000 Gallons. yes 100,000 Gallons. less than $30.00

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  • Hi there, I really liked your "Rough Wood" `ables, and I thought I would share a ~Wood Fix~ commonly used by "Floor Mechanics" that is, folks who lay Hard Wood Floors. I learned this from a man now in his 90's, me @ 66 today: it was Thirty Plus years ago . . . There is an easy trick for Voids, cracks, etc. in All Woods. You only need a cotton sock with no holes, or sew that hole and use That! Now as you Make Saw Dust in any "flavor of wood" save a bunch. then onto a spread out newspaper, shake the dust through a Kitchen ~Sieve~ or veggie drainer (Saved only for wood work. NOW, take what is on the paper, and Sift it ! ! ! Now, all that remains is Wood Dust, of one Species of wood. When you need to hide a Nail hole, a small void, etc. First drops of Superglue,…

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    Hi there, I really liked your "Rough Wood" `ables, and I thought I would share a ~Wood Fix~ commonly used by "Floor Mechanics" that is, folks who lay Hard Wood Floors. I learned this from a man now in his 90's, me @ 66 today: it was Thirty Plus years ago . . . There is an easy trick for Voids, cracks, etc. in All Woods. You only need a cotton sock with no holes, or sew that hole and use That! Now as you Make Saw Dust in any "flavor of wood" save a bunch. then onto a spread out newspaper, shake the dust through a Kitchen ~Sieve~ or veggie drainer (Saved only for wood work. NOW, take what is on the paper, and Sift it ! ! ! Now, all that remains is Wood Dust, of one Species of wood. When you need to hide a Nail hole, a small void, etc. First drops of Superglue, into the void. Now, Shake your sock, or (even just pinch some out from a jar) and fill that void with Wood Dust. Wait for the gel to set, and gently sand away, if the work is in semi final stage, OR if you are going through the Planer, Router etc, just work away ! ! ! 90 times out of a 100 you will Barely see it. OR, if your up for it, use a High Contrast wood Dust, to "HighLight the Void" (Hide your nail holes though....I have five to six Jars filled with everything from Holly (Very Pale wood) to Ebony, and I use both the sock method, to get super fine dust into minor cracks, which THEN get the super glue.... Use your Imagination.My Imagination is why I was Hired by this man, who Is Known in the Flooring Industry, on the Entire Pacific Coast of the USA. Honest!!!!I learned this from

    Sorry, 2X material is to thick for wet them and turn over. I have had success in 1/4 inch solid woods that way, but no thicker.

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