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  0 Thread: Hook and loop
Post: Hook and loop

How do you rejuvenate the hook side of a sander? Won't even hold a new pad on a random orbital sander. I've blown it with air, tried alcohol rubbing with air and the shop vac. No luck.
gear jammer Woodworking Power Tools 8 676 08-31-2021, 10:10 PM
  0 Thread: Eastern Red Cedar as fence?
Post: RE: Eastern Red Cedar as fence?

A close friend has the family farm. It has cedar posts on woven wire. These fence posts have been in the ground for 60 plus years. I talked him out of a couple for turning and when we pulled them they...
gear jammer Home Improvement 2 268 08-22-2021, 10:53 PM
  0 Thread: trouble with antler
Post: trouble with antler

Daughter's step son has turned into a very fine young man despite  some earlier problems. Going to college for electrical engineering, working and any free time he has he is in the woods hunting, fish...
gear jammer Woodturning 2 349 08-16-2021, 05:35 PM
  0 Thread: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set
Post: RE: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set

Welcome to the very very deep hole of wood turning. Do you have a means and experience sharpening. If so I got the Harbor Freight HSS chisels. The red handled Windsor set for around $90 to learn o...
gear jammer Woodturning 10 694 08-16-2021, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Wood toy recommendation
Post: RE: Wood toy recommendation

I made 2 of my grandkids marble rolls. They were fascinated by them. What inspired me was the movie Witness with Harrison Ford and the Amish kid playing with it. I made mine larger and a little more d...
gear jammer Woodworking 8 703 07-21-2021, 10:16 AM
  0 Thread: Your opinion is requested: mulching blades vs bagging blades
Post: RE: Your opinion is requested: mulching blades vs ...

Neighbor has a mulching deck thus no discharge. I think the mulching blades produce a finer cut . The ones with the notches in the back edge of each end for more cutting surfaces. He has a lot of dead...
gear jammer Home Improvement 10 646 07-20-2021, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: Picked again for the AAW
Post: RE: Picked again for the AAW

This is stuff I only dream of having time and skills and even the imagination to do. I like the colors and the shape. Well done. What size is it?
gear jammer Woodturning 11 914 07-15-2021, 10:51 PM
  0 Thread: half inch drop in 22ft drain line
Post: RE: half inch drop in 22ft drain line

I like the idea of draining into the yard. I will definately check it out next weekend. We are 150 ft from the lake so that should leech away. Pretty light soil and it's not like we use it on a daily ...
gear jammer Home Improvement 7 566 07-07-2021, 10:31 PM
  0 Thread: half inch drop in 22ft drain line
Post: half inch drop in 22ft drain line

At the cabin I started redoing the outside shower. The old pipe was rusted through. I will have to run one and one half inch pvc 22.5 ft and will only have one half inch of drop. Has to run from back ...
gear jammer Home Improvement 7 566 07-07-2021, 04:42 PM
  0 Thread: Is this necessary?
Post: RE: Is this necessary?

Yes. When I want something easy I'll make a few pens. I use the friction polish to put a shine on them. Simple to do and since I usually give them away I don't have much $ in them. On a side note...
gear jammer Woodturning 9 1,132 06-30-2021, 01:44 PM
  0 Thread: Resurfacing a fridge
Post: RE: Resurfacing a fridge

Yes I have a HF hvlp gun new in the box. Somewhere, got it in a box lot at an auction.
gear jammer Home Improvement 15 1,362 06-29-2021, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: Resurfacing a fridge
Post: Resurfacing a fridge

The fridge at the cabin works great but looks like crap. If I get the white appliance spray to recover the outside surfaces do I need to sand and rough up the old. I want it to look decent not like so...
gear jammer Home Improvement 15 1,362 06-28-2021, 11:24 PM
  0 Thread: Natural gas to propane range
Post: Natural gas to propane range

In the cabin I was trying to clean the range. It was bad. Found a used range set for natural gas, clean and priced nicely. Trashing the old one and bought LP orifices off GE site. I put the orifices i...
gear jammer Home Improvement 2 403 06-19-2021, 11:59 AM
  0 Thread: Gutter drain pipe: Perforated or solid?
Post: RE: Gutter drain pipe: Perforated or solid?

Also agree on reroute the down sport to the other side of the door to drop out into the mulched area. Allow the water to perk away into the mulch away from a travel area. Also if not able to reroute u...
gear jammer Home Improvement 11 1,036 05-30-2021, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: DIRECT TV or DISH?
Post: RE: DIRECT TV or DISH?

We've got dish. It is alright for what we watch. Our internet is slow so streaming is a catch can deal. Never had Direct tv so can't compare. Their channel count is at least 40%  infomercials. When we...
gear jammer Home Improvement 8 794 05-21-2021, 09:56 PM
  0 Thread: Where to buy wood?
Post: RE: Where to buy wood?

Where are you located.
gear jammer Woodturning 4 885 05-09-2021, 03:58 PM
  0 Thread: Shower valve
Post: RE: Shower valve

The adjusting screws on the inlets of the valve  are wide open. I did not put shut offs in the line to the shower. New copper from where it comes in to rest of cabin. Fighting old and new copper was a...
gear jammer Home Improvement 5 676 05-04-2021, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Shower valve
Post: Shower valve

In the cabin we bought and started rehab last fall I took out the tub and put in a shower. I put in a Tuscany single handle valve with half inch tubing all the way to the valve. I have good water pres...
gear jammer Home Improvement 5 676 05-03-2021, 08:29 PM
  0 Thread: turning Ipe
Post: RE: turning Ipe

I found it harder than hades and just as ugly. Didn't care for it. Pen blanks by the way.
gear jammer Woodturning 6 1,194 04-12-2021, 07:21 PM
  0 Thread: Paduak
Post: RE: Paduak

Rosewood for me. Makes my hands and arms swell badly. I wear good dust protection so just getting it on me I seem to react from being on my arms and hands. Got to where I don't do any kind of rosewood...
gear jammer Woodturning 11 1,477 04-02-2021, 04:02 PM

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