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Wired my shop to 220v, can I buy table saws rated for 230-240v?

I just recently built a new shop. I had it wired for 110V and 220V. I have been thinking of upgrading to a better table saw and noticed a few that say they are 230V or 240V, does that mean I need to ...
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Using BLO on a Base Used for an Electrical Lamp

I'm just finishing a wooden lamp as a base for an electrical lamp (using a porcelain bulb socket) Do I need to worry about the flammability of the stain/wood? Assuming I keep the electrical ...
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110 vs 220 table saws and jointers

Both my table saw and my jointer have the option to be run as either 110, or 220. I am wondering (assuming I have my choice of plugin's in a shop) is one better than the other. I've heard that 220 ...
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Can I make large 3-phase machinery run on a single-phase 240V, 20A circuit, and if so, how do I do it?

I'm toying with the idea of buying a big old US-manufactured jointer in the range of 12"-16". It seems all these machines are 3-phase. What do I need to know about the machines in order to determine ...