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How to Make a Zero Clearance Insert (ZCI) for a Table Saw
Ethan | August 29, 2016
How to Make a Zero Clearance Insert (ZCI) for a Table Saw

When I unveiled my amazing dust collection system a couple of months ago, I remembered Jeff speculating that a zero clearance insert (ZCI) on the table saw may further reduce the amount of dust that escapes, and I squirreled that idea away in the back of my head. Soon after building the custom spice rack for Jocie, Fred and Kim put in a request for me to build another one, and I decided it was time to buy a dado stack. What does all this have in common? I needed some new table saw inserts. If you look around online, you’ll spend... 

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Troy-Bilt FLEX Plug Aerator Review and Pictures
Fred | September 28, 2016
Troy-Bilt FLEX Plug Aerator Review and Pictures

Last year Troy-Bilt sent us their FLEX Yard Care System with snowblower and pressure washer attachments for review. I wrote about the pressure washer soon after we received it. I didn’t write about the snowblower; however, we cleared two feet of snow a car width’s wide for nearly two-tenths of a mile during a blizzard last winter and the unit held up well. The only drawback on the snow blower was the early demise of two add-on tire sheaths that provide extra grip for the tires while snow blowing. Both of those wore out towards... 

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FREE Halloween Printable
Jocie | September 28, 2016
FREE Halloween Printable

Trick or Treat!! Who’s excited for Halloween this year? We are! The girls have just started planning their costumes, and I told them this year they have to pick from costumes we already own. At first, they were upset but then got excited to be a little creative. I’m hoping they reprise their Batgirl and Robin Costumes from a couple years ago, but Izzie is excited about Rey from Star Wars, so we’ll see. What is your family doing for costumes this year? Alright, I guess you’re ready to get to the main event –... 

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