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  0 Thread: Home AC assistance
Post: RE: Home AC assistance

brianwelch Wrote: (Yesterday, 07:17 PM) -- Thanks Greg...We do have NG, just not sure whether the the capacity is there to support the added load of a generator. I suspect a call to the utility compa...
Willyou Home Improvement 7 396 Today, 09:36 AM
  0 Thread: What do you use for wiping on oil poly?
Post: RE: What do you use for wiping on oil poly?

Bill Tindall Wrote: (06-27-2022, 07:45 AM) -- I don't use this product but I wondered why a foam brush would not be better than folding a paper towel. -- Maybe I'm using the wrong foam brushes, but...
Willyou Finishing 9 257 06-29-2022, 10:12 AM
  0 Thread: gutter recommendations?
Post: RE: gutter recommendations?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (06-28-2022, 12:45 PM) -- I'd have to disagree. About half of water related insurance claims are due to missing or clogged gutters.Gutters are there to get the water away from the...
Willyou Home Improvement 11 442 06-28-2022, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: Lacquer or Poly
Post: RE: Lacquer or Poly

meackerman Wrote: (06-27-2022, 10:16 AM) -- there was a post a few years ago about using untinted exterior house paint for exterior projects that needed a clear coat....base #4? -- I read those post...
Willyou Woodworking 10 584 06-28-2022, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: Home AC assistance
Post: RE: Home AC assistance

This doesn't really answer brianwelch's question, but is a minor variation on what he is doing that may help someone. My similar setup is with a much smaller portable generator that will run only the ...
Willyou Home Improvement 7 396 06-28-2022, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: gutter recommendations?
Post: RE: gutter recommendations?

My recommendation? Don't use them unless you have to (I understand some places require them by code or ordinance). If you must have them, use aluminum. Squirrels love to chew the plastic ones and ste...
Willyou Home Improvement 11 442 06-26-2022, 05:14 PM
  0 Thread: What do you use for wiping on oil poly?
Post: RE: What do you use for wiping on oil poly?

fredhargis Wrote: (06-26-2022, 03:53 PM) -- If you say with cotton T shirts, it's best to use old ones that have been washed many times, they're less likely to have lint problems. Some time back I sw...
Willyou Finishing 9 257 06-26-2022, 04:56 PM
  0 Thread: Lacquer or Poly
Post: RE: Lacquer or Poly

I did a very similar project just a few weeks ago for a family member. Two boxes made of walnut. I made them with a pull-out tray for excess water to drip into and covered the interior with fiberglass...
Willyou Woodworking 10 584 06-23-2022, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: Help with finishing defect
Post: RE: Help with finishing defect

Fill it with clear epoxy (no sanding dust). Once cured, sand or scrape it smooth and add a coat or two of finish. it will blend in pretty well. If you prefer to add some sanding dust, be careful wha...
Willyou Finishing 5 179 06-22-2022, 05:04 PM
  0 Thread: Sand Blaster
Post: RE: Sand Blaster

I ended up soaking them in paint stripper and then blasting them with the pressure washer. It did a pretty good job. A little residue remains in some deeper nooks and crannies. These can be easily cle...
Willyou Woodworking Power Tools 8 362 06-22-2022, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: Sand Blaster
Post: RE: Sand Blaster

Hmm. Food for thought. I think the blaster, size wise, would be suitable for the detail work I'm doing. However, I'm not looking forward to trying to contain the mess. I've been giving that some thoug...
Willyou Woodworking Power Tools 8 362 06-21-2022, 10:38 PM
  0 Thread: Flooring installation direction
Post: RE: Flooring installation direction

I like what you propose. I also like the weave idea. I don't know how much the product expands and contracts, but seeing how it's made, I wouldn't expect much.
Willyou Home Improvement 7 340 06-21-2022, 08:18 PM
  0 Thread: Sand Blaster
Post: Sand Blaster

Has anyone here ever used one of these Harbor Freight sand blasters: https://www.harborfreight.com/21-oz-hopper-gravity-feed-spot-blaster-gun-95793.html I have a one-time job cleaning up some park ben...
Willyou Woodworking Power Tools 8 362 06-20-2022, 05:06 PM
  0 Thread: Luxury vinyl plank under furniture?
Post: RE: Luxury vinyl plank under furniture?

I agree. I think you can count on having dents. However, the severity of the dents will likely depend on how solid the underlayment is and the quality of the vinyl. You can buy rubber or plastic cups ...
Willyou Home Improvement 7 311 06-20-2022, 01:32 PM
  0 Thread: I wonder?
Post: RE: I wonder?

If I was going to do that, I would make sure to run sacrificial runners through the planer with the frames to eliminate snipe. As stated, the parts where the knives were cutting across the grain, wil...
Willyou Woodworking 7 538 06-18-2022, 05:36 PM
  0 Thread: Buy new or sharpen
Post: RE: Buy new or sharpen

Gregor1 Wrote: (06-18-2022, 06:03 AM) -- I have a number of 25+ year old 10" saw blades. These are not thin blades. The teeth are .133 thick. They are mostly Delta, and Freud. I have seen where so ma...
Willyou Woodworking Power Tools 10 568 06-18-2022, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Incra 1000 HD
Post: RE: Incra 1000 HD

I have this one: https://www.homedepot.com/p/POWERTEC-Universal-Table-Saw-Miter-Gauge-Assembly-Miter-Gauge-with-27-Angle-Stops-71142/312361334 Very similar to Incra at a bit less cost. For me, it wo...
Willyou Woodworking Power Tools 6 400 06-16-2022, 10:33 PM
  0 Thread: Driveway Moss?
Post: RE: Driveway Moss?

https://www.askthebuilder.com/patio-moss-mold-and-mildew-prevention/ I have tried oxygen bleach w/ some dish soap on my deck and it works well. I have applied a solution of copper sulfate on my pressu...
Willyou Home Improvement 6 322 06-11-2022, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Dado blade
Post: RE: Dado blade

I have one that is even older. It has only one wobbling blade. You talk about scary! It is easy to adjust and use, but the cut is pretty crude. It leaves splintery edges. You can adjust it just by loo...
Willyou Woodworking Power Tools 6 315 06-10-2022, 07:37 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut table top
Post: RE: Walnut table top

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (06-09-2022, 07:35 PM) -- Um, Danish oil isn’t very tough or hard wearing.  At least any I’ve used.   Certainly wouldn’t be using it for a dining table that got heavy use.  I...
Willyou Woodworking 13 790 06-09-2022, 09:28 PM

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