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Tap size chart and Drill Size Chart are the useful search terms. Most any useful tap size chart will have the drill size listed. A drill size chart will help you sort out the relative sizes of drills in fractional inch, number, letter, and metric sizes. Taps you can get at the hardware store may simplify the process by being packaged with the correct tap ...


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Short of replacement, I don't think there is much you can do to completely hide the scratch. You might be able to make it less noticeable by coloring it a darker shade so it doesn't stand out as much. The simplest example would be to draw in the scratch with a thin brown marker, although since this is a kitchen you might consider a food safe dye of some sort ...


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I am not an expert welder by any means but if you were to watch enough YouTube videos on the subject you would come to know that welding very thin materials is an art unto itself. You said nothing in your question about the type of welder that you use (ARC, MIG or TIG) but one of these types is probably going to be much better at avoiding melt through on ...


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I used a dollar store suction cup. As I was pressing it to adhere, the washer turned on. It is staying affixed for now.


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Reasons for the Varathene not curing correctly may be due to: -It wasn't mixed correctly or completely stirred. -The climate of the room wasn't ideal. If the humidity is high or the temperature to cold it will affect how it dries. -It may be an incompatibility between the Varathane and the existing protective coat. -Some furniture looks like wood ,but is ...


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When you apply varathane you're basically spreading around a plastic (polymer) dissolved in a solvent. When the solvent evaporates, the plastic comes out of solution and solidifies. If its still sticky, the solvent is not entirely evaporated yet. You may need to wait longer because your room is cold. Or, perhaps your wood was not clean and had lots of ...


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Depending on the construction of your jointer, a potential fix is to adhere a small plate to the table on one side of the stripped out hole, and drill and tap into that plate.


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