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  0 Thread: Narrow picture frame...how to assemble?
Post: Narrow picture frame...how to assemble?

Hi, I'm building a picture frame for my neighbor to house his dart board scoreboard.  I'm making it out of maple.  I don't think glue alone would suffice so I'd like to add some sort of mechanical ...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 11 481 11-12-2021, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: RE: How do you shingle the peak with architectural...

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (11-09-2021, 08:23 PM) -- This -- Yes, I bought a bundle of 3 tab Desert Tan shingles.  The tabs will form my ridge.  Should wrap it up on Saturday.
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 14 582 11-10-2021, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: Finished table with marble top
Post: RE: Finished table with marble top

Halfathumb Wrote: (11-09-2021, 09:36 AM) -- Very nice workmanship. Are the DTs hand cut or do you use a jig? Jim -- I wish I could say they were hand cut, but they weren't.  I have the PC Omni-J...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 7 280 11-09-2021, 09:52 AM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: RE: How do you shingle the peak with architectural...

Splinter Puller Wrote: (11-09-2021, 08:27 AM) -- The ridge shingles are made to break apart into thirds cleanly.  They have straight edges and are flexible just for forming over your ridge.  they als...
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 14 582 11-09-2021, 09:50 AM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: RE: How do you shingle the peak with architectural...

You know....I'm so cheap I'm tempted to cut the tabs off the old 3-tab ones (the architectural ones are the same color), and re-use them. But....no one's THAT cheap....are they???  :)
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 14 582 11-09-2021, 07:41 AM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: RE: How do you shingle the peak with architectural...

Hmmm....it looks like Lowes has ridge cap shingles: https://www.lowes.com/pd/Owens-Corning-ProEdge-33-lin-ft-Desert-Tan-Hip-and-Ridge-Roof-Shingles/3657752
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 14 582 11-08-2021, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shingles?
Post: How do you shingle the peak with architectural shi...

Hi, So I'm re-shingling the roof on our shed I build 15+ yrs ago.  I accidentally bought architectural shingles vs the 3-tab ones that were on there.  Oh well.  Not wanting to returned the shingles...
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 14 582 11-08-2021, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Finished table with marble top
Post: Finished table with marble top

Remember a while back I asked how to attach a piece of stone to a wood table?  The consensus was to use silicone and "glue" it down.  Well, I did that and here's the finished table.   Not sure I'd use...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 7 280 11-08-2021, 08:21 AM
  0 Thread: Tired of a house after living there for six months
Post: RE: Tired of a house after living there for six mo...

Cooler Wrote: (04-20-2021, 01:58 PM) -- Found the listing at $600,000.00.   It was trucked in, but is listed as "custom contemporary". What you cannot see from the photo is the steep driveway....
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 28 2,273 11-03-2021, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: Pocket Hole Screws in a wider board?
Post: RE: Pocket Hole Screws in a wider board?

Please turn in your WW Card at the next depot!!! Pocket hole screws instead of M&T joints?  That's blasphemy!!!!!!
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 8 365 11-03-2021, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: Issue with my PC Omnijig
Post: Issue with my PC Omnijig

Hi, I've been using it for years and it has never let me down....until now.  Take a look at the picture and you'll see at one end there's a gap at the top of the pin and at the other end there's a gap...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 1 176 10-24-2021, 10:55 AM
  0 Thread: finally time to experiment with Shaper Origin - dovetails
Post: RE: finally time to experiment with Shaper Origin ...

Rob Young Wrote: (09-06-2021, 11:31 AM) -- Followup with all four sides done, a bottom installed and a bit of cleanup done. As mentioned, I didn't do my CAD quite right so instead of having slight...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 5 637 09-07-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: Doll house time again---finally an update
Post: RE: Doll house time again

K. L. McReynolds Wrote: (08-25-2021, 11:51 PM) -- Made one years ago for eldest granddaughter, she did not use it. Great granddaughter(now 7) made me help her cobble one together from a cardboard box...
Dumb_Polack Woodworking 10 979 08-26-2021, 06:50 AM
  0 Thread: Flower box
Post: RE: Flower box

Could you make an upside down "U" that follows the profile of the railing (with a flat spot on top for the flower baskets? Of course you'd need to saw the "U" in half, hold it tight to the railing ...
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 6 1,165 08-18-2021, 05:06 PM
  0 Thread: Old German Meister Hobel Toothed
Post: RE: Old German Meister Hobel Toothed

Stwood_ Wrote: (08-18-2021, 03:35 PM) -- Hmmm. I got ripped. Wasn't on my WN bingo card. -- Wood? You must have the 2020 Card.   Need to upgrade to the 2021 Card.
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 5 806 08-18-2021, 05:03 PM
  0 Thread: Old German Meister Hobel Toothed
Post: RE: Old German Meister Hobel Toothed

(crossing "Hobel" off of my WN bingo card.......)
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 5 806 08-18-2021, 07:00 AM
  0 Thread: WTB: 8/4 cherry (or maple) for side table legs near 01776
Post: RE: WTB: 8/4 cherry (or maple) for side table legs...

sniper Wrote: (08-09-2021, 03:30 PM) -- Ya know, if you'd bit the bullet and bought an 8/4 board when you built that dresser, you'd have plenty for this table. Just sayin'  ;)  :laugh: BTW, I...
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 4 551 08-10-2021, 07:35 AM
  0 Thread: WTB: 8/4 cherry (or maple) for side table legs near 01776
Post: WTB: 8/4 cherry (or maple) for side table legs nea...

I've been commissioned to build a side table. either out of cherry or maple.  I don't feel like buying a 8 ft length of 8/4 or either species so I'm hunting around for anyone who's got a 24" (ish) pie...
Dumb_Polack Tool Swap N' Sell 4 551 08-09-2021, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Follow-up ? to my bagging question. Re: the mower chute
Post: RE: Follow-up ? to my bagging question. Re: the m...

Willyou Wrote: (07-21-2021, 09:52 PM) -- I am curious to know what the problem is that you are trying to correct. However, paste wax is the first thing that comes to mind. Easy to apply and easy to r...
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 5 872 07-22-2021, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: Follow-up ? to my bagging question. Re: the mower chute
Post: Follow-up ? to my bagging question. Re: the mower...

Me again. Anything I can spray/wipe down the rear bagger mower chute to make it slick as snot?   I realize I'll need to clean it 1st, but is there anything I can apply to make it baby-azz smooth???
Dumb_Polack Home Improvement 5 872 07-21-2021, 07:26 AM

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