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  0 Thread: Woodpeckers DP-Pro Drill Press Table System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers DP-Pro Drill Press Table System

Just watched the video (it's tolerable at 1.5 speed). It looks like a nice system, but over $500? I have a (free) 6' length of 4080 aluminum extrusion and a 1' x 4' length of 3/4" melamine on my drill...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking Power Tools 2 118 Yesterday, 11:15 PM
  0 Thread: Raised panel door
Post: RE: Raised panel door

I don't see how that cutter could do arched panels. The center is not a "rub collar" either. The width of cut is determined by the fence, and the maximum width of cut is the length of the cutter. You ...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 14 434 Yesterday, 10:58 PM
  0 Thread: How to find hot side of switch
Post: RE: How to find hot side of switch

crokett™ Wrote: (06-30-2022, 09:02 AM) -- I'm not sure what you are trying to articulate.  If there is only one cable coming into the switch box, he can't do what he wants to do, at least not legally...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 493 06-30-2022, 11:54 PM
  0 Thread: Dryer repair
Post: RE: Dryer repair

brianwelch Wrote: (06-28-2022, 10:05 AM) -- Oh great... wouldn't you know I just got a call from my wife telling me that our dryer is starting to make odd noises... One of these days I might actuall...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 291 06-28-2022, 11:00 PM
  0 Thread: How to find hot side of switch
Post: RE: How to find hot side of switch

crokett™ Wrote: (06-28-2022, 12:36 PM) -- If the switch only has one cable coming into the box (1 black, 1 white, 1 copper wire) then power doesn't come into the switch, it comes into box at the ligh...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 493 06-28-2022, 09:48 PM
  0 Thread: lights installed in ceiling before or after drywall?
Post: RE: lights installed in ceiling before or after dr...

I installed 12 or so pucks in a basement ceiling. They were a pain in the butt. Instructions and tape measure said 1/2", but they needed a little bit more. One worked for only about 1/2 hour; they don...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 17 496 06-28-2022, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

I was actually referring to either or both types of speaker wire. I removed some ceiling speakers on a commercial job today. The wire was 16 or 18 ga. stranded with jacket. The speaker terminals are a...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 70 7,376 06-27-2022, 11:58 PM
  0 Thread: Dryer repair
Post: RE: Dryer repair

Just watched a 6 min. video on Repair clinic. Yea, there's a lot of tear down, but it looks like a dozen screws and a few electrical connectors to get to the drum support rollers. Apparently a #2 phil...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 291 06-26-2022, 10:47 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (06-26-2022, 08:02 AM) -- This has always been a sore subject with me an inspectors.  The reason those wires aren’t “approved” is because of the jacketing.  When burned , it giv...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 70 7,376 06-26-2022, 05:18 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

Great build along Mound! A few things I learned while making custom under cabinet LED light strips. Although almost any 16 or 18 ga wire will power the lights, fire alarm wire has the approvals to be ...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 70 7,376 06-25-2022, 10:24 PM
  0 Thread: dryer ducts
Post: RE: dryer ducts

You know what used to be said often on this forum? " If there's no picture, it didn't happen." And if you happened to post a video, it would go viral in minutes! I've got tears in my eyes and visions ...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 11 382 06-25-2022, 10:04 PM
  0 Thread: How to find hot side of switch
Post: RE: How to find hot side of switch

The previous three replies are all good advice. You said "set of wires". So there are only two cables in the box, both with a black, white and ground? If so, I assume the two whites are connected toge...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 493 06-25-2022, 09:50 PM
  0 Thread: carpentry question - strapping ceiling, shimming to level
Post: RE: carpentry question - strapping ceiling, shimmi...

mound Wrote: (06-24-2022, 07:28 AM) -- Thank you! I wasn't reading the box, just typing quickly and sorta misspoke. What I was going to use (because I have a full box of them) are Paslode 3"x0.131-Ga...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 8 284 06-24-2022, 09:51 PM
  0 Thread: dryer ducts
Post: RE: dryer ducts

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (06-24-2022, 05:44 AM) -- So every dryer manufacturer I know of puts a sticker on the back of the dryer stating "do not use plastic pipe/hose". The only time PVC pipe is allowed i...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 11 382 06-24-2022, 09:42 PM
  0 Thread: dryer ducts
Post: RE: dryer ducts

I use 4" sched. 20 pvc pipe. No screws, and definitely never any corrugated/flexible hose. I want as little restriction as possible; so that means the bird guard on the hood goes too. Once lint starts...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 11 382 06-23-2022, 10:18 PM
  0 Thread: carpentry question - strapping ceiling, shimming to level
Post: RE: carpentry question - strapping ceiling, shimmi...

O.K.. First, if the box label says 10d and your tape reads 2" one or both are wrong. 2" nails (6d) are too short for strapping, so let's assume they're 3" (10d) ring shank. 8d ring is what I usually u...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 8 284 06-23-2022, 10:06 PM
  0 Thread: Flooring installation direction
Post: RE: Flooring installation direction

jteneyck Wrote: (06-22-2022, 02:41 PM) -- Same here.  If there is no subfloor then you don't have much choice.  But it sounds like there must be something over the joists or you wouldn't be asking.  ...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 7 337 06-23-2022, 01:41 AM
  0 Thread: It is finally done -Router table
Post: RE: It is finally done -Router table

That looks great! Mine is half a filing cabinet with a 3/8" aluminum plate table. Maybe when I retire.
MstrCarpenter Woodworking Power Tools 5 371 06-23-2022, 01:19 AM
  0 Thread: Half round table top method?
Post: RE: Half round table top method?

Both ways will accomplish the goal. My decision would be based on the stock available. We can obviously get both from a 40" square. We can also get both from a 20" x approx. 6' rectangle. And it will ...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 14 482 06-23-2022, 01:06 AM
  0 Thread: Flooring installation direction
Post: RE: Flooring installation direction

If I was putting down hardwood (or something with a photo of hardwood on it) I would run it across the joists. Because; well that's the way it was always done. I wouldn't change direction in the hall ...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 7 337 06-21-2022, 11:49 PM

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