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  0 Thread: Vintage Delta Tenon Jig (SOLD)
Post: RE: Vintage Delta Tenon Jig

PM sent for the tenon jig.
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 5 524 02-07-2024, 12:12 AM
  0 Thread: Hanging Stained Glass from a Metal Header
Post: RE: Hanging Stained Glass from a Metal Header

There are large magnets with hooks available. Amazon has a variety. You might be able to use the metal header to your advantage.
gjohn Home Improvement 15 1,197 12-22-2023, 11:41 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for 20mm diameter dowels
Post: RE: Looking for 20mm diameter dowels

An idea suggested on another site was to drill a 20mm hole in a piece of steel to create a dowel plate and hammer 7/8" dowels through the hole to make the 20mm dowel. Actually the suggestion was to go...
gjohn Woodworking 8 778 12-22-2023, 09:37 AM
  0 Thread: A Fancy Drill Bit?
Post: RE: A Fancy Drill Bit?

If you remove the screw can you fit sandpaper glued to a piece of sheet metal between the two halves?
gjohn Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,754 12-01-2023, 10:52 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzly recalling >21,000 wood lathes
Post: RE: Grizzly recalling >21,000 wood lathes

"The repair kit consists of an upgraded faceplate, tool rest and tool rest base." Perhaps the tool rest or base cracked or broke?
gjohn Woodworking 6 1,252 11-14-2023, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Simple framing question
Post: RE: Simple framing question

If I understand things correctly, you want to use that structure as an 11' header supported at the ends. The 2x6's laying flat have very little resistance to bending. That will have very little struct...
gjohn Home Improvement 10 1,313 11-04-2023, 11:00 AM
  0 Thread: How to remove vinyl mastic from concrete?
Post: RE: How to remove vinyl mastic from concrete?

If you go the lacquer thinner route, be very careful. One spark, even a static discharge can light up the whole room.
gjohn Home Improvement 20 1,974 09-27-2023, 10:18 PM
  0 Thread: WoodSmith magazine, issue 39
Post: RE: WoodSmith magazine, issue 39

It seems to be 39. It is available on Amazon for $5 plus $4 in shipping if the OP is interested in going that route.
gjohn Woodworking 10 1,708 08-05-2023, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: RE: Building out of Construction Lumber

Using only glued butt joints will not end in happiness. You can use dowels, floating tenons, or screws; but you will need something. Half lap joints would have worked as well, but you already have thi...
gjohn Woodworking 25 8,650 05-15-2021, 11:34 PM
  0 Thread: 100A subpanel
Post: RE: 100A subpanel

I would assemble all conduit and pull all conductors at once. As far as pulling or pushing it will be basically all pulling, but you will need someone helping feed the wires in.
gjohn Home Improvement 36 6,497 04-23-2021, 04:04 PM
  0 Thread: 100A subpanel
Post: RE: 100A subpanel

Why are you trying to use a direct burial cable to pull through conduit? Usually you are pulling single conductors through conduit. I believe there are problems with heat dissipation with cable in con...
gjohn Home Improvement 36 6,497 04-23-2021, 01:32 PM
  0 Thread: Wall Switch Question
Post: RE: Wall Switch Question

Halfathumb Wrote: (04-17-2021, 08:22 AM) -- Sorry everyone. My editing skills are poor. I was asking about wall switches. But I just need 4 (4 way switches) so I just bought them and am using the oth...
gjohn Woodworking 10 2,904 04-17-2021, 08:36 AM
  0 Thread: Viking Campfire Chair for a small child?
Post: RE: Viking Campfire Chair for a small child?

stoppy Wrote: (10-22-2020, 11:11 PM) -- I’ve made 3 adult Viking campfire chairs.  SIL wants one for his partners 3 year old daughter. I made the adult ones out of 6’ 2x12”s. Two 36” in pieces to mak...
gjohn Woodworking 2 2,429 02-23-2021, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: What happened to Norsewoodsmith.com?
Post: RE: What happened to Norsewoodsmith.com?

He explained in a previous thread: https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7357141 (https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7357141)
gjohn Woodworking 3 1,473 11-30-2020, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: Landing and stairs
Post: RE: Landing and stairs

The question is not clear to me and perhaps others. Or it  might just be me. Can you add a sketch of some sort?
gjohn Home Improvement 8 2,151 09-29-2020, 06:41 AM
  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: RE: Building out of Construction Lumber

I have used yellow pine 2x lumber for various things. I understand the OP already has the lumber but in general one recommendation is to get 2x10 or 2x12 and cut your parts out of those. Cut out the p...
gjohn Woodworking 25 8,650 09-18-2020, 09:57 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig (Price lowered)
Post: RE: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig

Lumber Yard® Wrote: (09-11-2020, 10:37 PM) -- Based on the pictures, it is the 12" version. HTH -- rathomp Wrote: (09-12-2020, 09:27 AM) -- Correct.  It is D1258R-12 -- Thanks, John
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 6 3,498 09-12-2020, 12:29 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig (Price lowered)
Post: RE: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig

Is this the 1258R-12 or the 1258R-24? Thanks, John
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 6 3,498 09-11-2020, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: Is there mouse resistant foam
Post: RE: Is there mouse resistant foam

You can mix broken glass into plaster to keep them from coming back through that hole. Does not mean that they will not move over.
gjohn Home Improvement 17 5,611 08-07-2020, 10:28 PM
  0 Thread: Shipping furniture
Post: RE: Shipping furniture

I paid UPS to pack and ship a large easel I built for my niece. It arrived broken. I guess they must have dropped it off the truck. It was not a delicate part that broke. Now when I ship something I p...
gjohn Woodworking 23 6,630 07-21-2020, 07:56 PM

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