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  0 Thread: Where did YOU learn....
Post: RE: Where did YOU learn....

Bill Wilson Wrote: (07-09-2024, 08:26 AM) --   For the next 2 years I worked in just about every aspect of homebuilding from laying out & pouring the footer to framing, roofing and trim work.  I real...
tomsteve Woodworking Hand Tools 22 688 07-09-2024, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: Where did YOU learn....
Post: RE: Where did YOU learn....

I'd say it started 7th grade woodshop. mr braisted was the teacher and he was great. he would emphasize safety with every new tool we would be introduced to. he would show the right way to use it and ...
tomsteve Woodworking Hand Tools 22 688 07-08-2024, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: Small Shop
Post: RE: Small Shop

Bill Wilson Wrote: (07-07-2024, 09:21 AM) -- I've known some pretty good scrollers who set their scroll saw up on the dining room table, or in the laundry room or a spare bed room. -- scrollsaw w...
tomsteve Woodworking 13 824 07-07-2024, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: floor refinishing
Post: RE: floor refinishing

I say have no expectations. its hard to say what is involved until the carpet is pulled. you could need anywhere from  a good cleaning to complete replacement
tomsteve Home Improvement 5 280 07-01-2024, 06:20 AM
  0 Thread: Design Question - Will this topple?
Post: RE: Design Question - Will this topple?

3" casters seems pretty big for this project. id think you wouldn't need much more than similar to this. also, a caster at each corner so 4 instead of 3 I think is wise.
tomsteve Woodworking 14 1,067 06-16-2024, 11:09 AM
  0 Thread: Anti-Vibration Gloves
Post: RE: Anti-Vibration Gloves

im 56 years old. I've been running power tools since I was 12. ive worked in the woods cutting firewood, worked in a pallet shop, worked in a machine shop, and framed houses.and spend a lot of time in...
tomsteve Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,029 05-23-2024, 02:24 AM
  0 Thread: Wood Haul found on the side of the Road....
Post: RE: Wood Haul found on the side of the Road....

find!!! Polk speakers- i hope they work. i swear I could furnish a 1 bedroom apartment monthly just picking garbage just in a 2 square mile area here. I could probably be a gas powered equipment ho...
tomsteve Woodworking 9 1,702 04-29-2024, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Handheld welder????
Post: RE: Handheld welder????

no experience with it but it can be found cheaper elsewhere
tomsteve Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,484 04-19-2024, 01:25 AM
  0 Thread: Suggestion on how to make this? (Hands holding a cross)
Post: RE: Suggestion on how to make this? (Hands holding...

Bill Wilson Wrote: (03-20-2024, 03:27 PM) -- That would be easy to do with a scroll saw. -- my thought exactly. I would stack cut 4 -1/8" ( easier for me to control the blade over trying to cut 1 p...
tomsteve Woodworking 9 1,192 03-21-2024, 12:32 PM
  0 Thread: This video is about 2 hours 40 minutes long
Post: RE: This video is about 2 hours 40 minutes long

AHill Wrote: (12-31-2023, 09:32 PM) -- I give them a mulligan on using commercial concrete for the footings and a lot of commercially milled lumber (2x4's, OSB flooring, ply sheathing, etc.), because...
tomsteve Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,120 01-01-2024, 01:10 PM
  0 Thread: 3M color changing spackling compound
Post: RE: 3M color changing spackling compound

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (12-30-2023, 07:27 AM) -- Don't know anything about color changing mud, IMHO, i isn't difficult to tell when it's dry enough to work with. Air movement is the key. A ceiling fan h...
tomsteve Home Improvement 5 805 12-30-2023, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Please critique my bed design
Post: RE: Please critique my bed design

BrentDH Wrote: (12-25-2023, 12:41 PM) --   The side rails stick 1" above the platform to keep the mattress from sliding around... -- might want to go a little more. the mattress on mine sits 2" bel...
tomsteve Woodworking 21 4,010 12-25-2023, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: pouring concrete
Post: RE: pouring concrete

thermal/ insulated blankets. might be able to rent em
tomsteve Home Improvement 10 1,670 11-30-2023, 03:04 AM
  0 Thread: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Dust Collector
Post: RE: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Du...

brianwelch Wrote: (11-14-2023, 08:25 PM) -- not always easy to find the large clear trash bags, but they can be found... -- ULINE has HD clear I've been using for a few years. its about $2.50/bag aft...
tomsteve Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,421 11-15-2023, 06:16 AM
  0 Thread: What's a good size for a finishing room?
Post: RE: What's a good size for a finishing room?

blanning Wrote: (11-05-2023, 10:48 PM) -- Also, what should it include? Shelves/cabinets for finishes and tools Air line for sprayers Utility sink to wash out brushes A table with a lazy susan A few...
tomsteve Finishing 3 950 11-06-2023, 03:41 AM
  0 Thread: Marking on truck door
Post: RE: Marking on truck door

appears too look like something smacked into it while driving? without knowing what it is, id start with a clay bar.
tomsteve Home Improvement 23 3,819 10-15-2023, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Driveway Replacement
Post: RE: Driveway Replacement

Mr Eddie Wrote: (10-10-2023, 03:32 PM) -- I have a driveway that is 10" x 85" long.  I need the old drive removed and new one installed.  I live in Columbus, Ohio.  Trying to figure out a sq/ft cost....
tomsteve Home Improvement 8 1,393 10-10-2023, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: How to remove vinyl mastic from concrete?
Post: RE: How to remove vinyl mastic from concrete?

EightFingers Wrote: (09-27-2023, 02:27 PM) -- Thought about that, but it will raise the finished floor level too high making a trip hazard. -- if ya dont have a hammer drill, rent one and get a flo...
tomsteve Home Improvement 20 3,130 09-28-2023, 03:38 AM
  0 Thread: How to remove vinyl mastic from concrete?
Post: RE: How to remove vinyl mastic from concrete?

ive done something like this once. many hours with a hammer dill with a floor scraper attachment.
tomsteve Home Improvement 20 3,130 09-26-2023, 07:40 AM
  0 Thread: Can Gloss Wipe on Poly be put over Satin Wipe on poly?
Post: RE: Can Gloss Wipe on Poly be put over Satin Wipe ...

you could but personally i go in reverse order on table tops. satin top coat. gloss highlights wear on table tops. satin hides. wipe on poly is thin.  takes quite a few coats to equal one coat of b...
tomsteve Finishing 6 1,604 08-17-2023, 04:05 AM

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