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  0 Thread: To Backroll or Not to Backroll Spanish Lace Stucco
Post: RE: To Backroll or Not to Backroll Spanish Lace St...

Fix2Relax Wrote: (Yesterday, 03:57 PM) -- In talking to contractors about painting our house here in Tucson, one in particular indicated that he did not want to backroll. He prefers a thorough first ...
KC Home Improvement 2 41 8 hours ago
  0 Thread: My take on clamp storage
Post: RE: My take on clamp storage

I use Rubbermaid shelf standards and brackets for clamps.   They hold an incredible amount of weight.  Just lay the clamps across the brackets.  I can hang C clamps from the brackets as well, and the ...
KC Woodworking 24 1,606 10-24-2021, 05:16 PM
  0 Thread: Issue with my PC Omnijig
Post: RE: Issue with my PC Omnijig

I have the PC some-numbered jig (4112?) that was quite popular... and mine were always like that no matter what I did.  And I fiddled with it many. many times over the years. So no help... but I fe...
KC Woodworking 1 124 10-24-2021, 02:26 PM
  0 Thread: Adding on mother in law suite (sort of)
Post: RE: Adding on mother in law suite (sort of)

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (10-21-2021, 12:27 AM) -- What! You're going to let sawdust get tracked into your wife's quilting studio! You should let her take over the garage, being closer to the house and a...
KC Home Improvement 5 391 10-21-2021, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: Replacing 40 W Lights
Post: RE: Replacing 40 W Lights

Am I the only guy that misses the days when you'd go pick up a box of 60 watt bulbs and the choice was whether to get GE orSylvania, and maybe soft white or not? Maybe it's been complicated all alo...
KC Home Improvement 9 669 10-19-2021, 06:30 AM
  0 Thread: Lay thin brick over concrete walkway?
Post: RE: Lay thin brick over concrete walkway?

EightFingers Wrote: (10-12-2021, 03:28 AM) -- You will wish you had the “blah” concrete back after the next winter. -- Guy with long brick sidewalk agrees you.  :yes:
KC Home Improvement 16 644 10-12-2021, 04:57 AM
  0 Thread: Bath exhaust fan??
Post: RE: Bath exhaust fan??

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (10-08-2021, 10:30 PM) -- ... This is a red herring and or sales weasel talk. -- Got my morning chuckle from this.  :yes:  The fan in our bathroom is very old.  Quite noisy...
KC Home Improvement 17 1,977 10-10-2021, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Built In Bookshelf Done!
Post: RE: Built In Bookshelf Done!

That's a nice job!
KC Woodworking 12 869 10-05-2021, 05:12 PM
  0 Thread: Mindset while woodworking
Post: RE: Mindset while woodworking

fredhargis Wrote: (10-01-2021, 05:25 AM) -- Puzzled, but my stab would be they are 2 separate activities with some overlap in the skills required. Some folks go back and  forth (Norm was always label...
KC Woodworking 23 1,779 10-01-2021, 06:08 AM
  0 Thread: 3M Xtract sanding discs
Post: RE: 3M Xtract sanding discs

packerguy® Wrote: (09-27-2021, 06:09 PM) -- Never used Klingspor here. Always used the OEM Festool and Serious Grit, and recently stuff from Maverick. These are infinity better. But they should since...
KC Woodworking 10 880 09-28-2021, 06:34 AM
  0 Thread: 3M Xtract sanding discs
Post: RE: 3M Xtract sanding discs

packerguy® Wrote: (09-27-2021, 08:19 AM) -- Wow. Best product I have EVER used for sanding, hands down. The stuff cuts and cuts then it cuts some more. Leaves a more consistent surface too, no s...
KC Woodworking 10 880 09-27-2021, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: An Arts and Crafts lamp
Post: RE: An Arts and Crafts lamp

Eurekan Wrote: (09-27-2021, 09:06 AM) -- Just finished my version of Stickley Desk Lamp #506. QSWO, fumed, varnished. Outstanding grain reveal. The originals have a copper shade but I'm not up for th...
KC Woodworking 12 993 09-27-2021, 09:28 AM
  0 Thread: Flooring and electrical
Post: RE: Flooring and electrical

K. L. McReynolds Wrote: (09-22-2021, 03:26 PM) -- ...New washer/dryer has electronic touch controls.  I'm still a knob and switch fella. Oh well, I know one thing. I will NOT be using the re...
KC Home Improvement 2 416 09-23-2021, 06:13 AM
  0 Thread: Alternative to Watch? Home safe?
Post: RE: Alternative to Watch? Home safe?

Not sure where I heard it, but if I used a lot of separate cloths/paper towels at one time, I put them in a bucket of water.  Next sunny day I'd lay them out outdoors to dry flat and then threw them a...
KC Finishing 4 393 09-21-2021, 06:53 AM
  0 Thread: moving a bathroom?
Post: RE: moving a bathroom?

I've done a lot of plumbing over the years (including a whole house from the ground up), but when we moved a toilet, shower, and laundry connections in this current old house I glady wrote the check. ...
KC Home Improvement 9 553 09-19-2021, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: cherry closet wall
Post: RE: cherry closet wall

Much nicer to look at than a door(s)!
KC Woodworking 15 1,034 09-19-2021, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: wipe on question
Post: RE: wipe on question

thewalnutguy Wrote: (09-12-2021, 04:16 PM) -- I recently read an article on Greene and Greene furniture and it included a description of their finishing technique, one which I'd never heard of before...
KC Finishing 6 877 09-13-2021, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: Ryobi miter saw stand on sale
Post: RE: Ryobi miter saw stand on sale

Worth every penny... maybe even at full price.   :yes:
KC Woodworking Power Tools 3 430 09-06-2021, 02:19 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaws
Post: RE: Bandsaws

I was going to throw out a 'good other than cheap bearings' word on the JET... but holy crap!  I just looked at prices online, and there's no way I'd give the kind of money they want for the either th...
KC Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,127 09-06-2021, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Vietnamese furniture making.
Post: RE: Vietnamese furniture making.

Splinter Puller Wrote: (08-30-2021, 12:58 PM) -- My thoughts on the torching was to burn off the surface oil on the wood so the glue would stick.   Or, dry the mortise so it swells when the wet te...
KC Woodworking 10 1,122 08-30-2021, 05:06 PM

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