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  0 Thread: A Clock of my own design
Post: RE: A Clock of my own design

jteneyck Wrote: (01-11-2024, 09:25 PM) -- During my investigations into different escapement mechanisms I found that one called the grasshopper is exceeding quiet.  It was developed by John Harrison,...
msweig Woodworking 16 1,585 02-01-2024, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: My Dutch Tool Chest
Post: RE: My Dutch Tool Chest

Looks good. I made a modified version of one of those several years ago. Fun project.
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,255 02-01-2024, 02:49 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

That looks great!
msweig Home Improvement 137 28,414 12-05-2023, 10:47 PM
  0 Thread: Harmonic Oscillator Clock
Post: RE: Harmonic Oscillator Clock

Nice work. Looks good!
msweig Woodworking 11 1,205 08-30-2023, 11:44 PM
  0 Thread: Ever make a cribbage board?
Post: RE: Ever make a cribbage board?

You could also just buy the template, use it, and then sell the template on here. Then the template doesn't cost so much (that is what I did years ago when I made one). Or just post a WTB in the sa...
msweig Woodworking 10 1,567 08-04-2023, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

Looks really good. I think your plan for the appliance garage on the right and floating shelves between them is solid. I personally don't like appliance garage, but know many who do. And the open ...
msweig Home Improvement 137 28,414 07-15-2023, 11:49 AM
  0 Thread: Electrical box question (was damaged)
Post: RE: Electrical box question (was damaged)

Thanks for the help everyone.  Power Company said that for our location the meter itself is their responsibility, but the box that it sits in is the homeowners.  So I'll have an electrician look at it...
msweig Home Improvement 21 2,522 07-05-2023, 07:35 AM
  0 Thread: Electrical box question (was damaged)
Post: Electrical box question (was damaged)

So my neighbor hired someone to do some work on her house, and when they were removing a lift they hit the electrical box on the outside of my house (I'm not sure of the terminology.  Most of my elect...
msweig Home Improvement 21 2,522 07-01-2023, 08:49 PM
  0 Thread: Might be time to replace AC unit
Post: RE: Might be time to replace AC unit

I ended up swapping the compressor motor. Right when I was about to give it a shot myself it failed. So had a local company do it that I heard about from a friend. Liked them better than the one I had...
msweig Home Improvement 9 1,294 06-05-2023, 07:08 AM
  0 Thread: Might be time to replace AC unit
Post: Might be time to replace AC unit

So the compressor motor on my AC unit is going bad/bearings are going out.  Had the tech come out to verify I was correct, and he agreed, along with mentioning the start capacitor (IIRC) is also stari...
msweig Home Improvement 9 1,294 05-10-2023, 10:30 PM
  0 Thread: OLED TVs
Post: RE: OLED TVs

I've had one for several years. They are awesome. The contrast is amazing, and the difference for that is particularly noticable in a few scenes in movies. My TV is in a living room with windows. ...
msweig Home Improvement 11 1,770 04-22-2023, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: Covering water stains
Post: RE: Covering water stains

Sorry. Poor description. The window is firebricks. Then there is a ledge in front of them that appears to simply be drywall. A better way to describe it might be that the firebricks are recessed into ...
msweig Home Improvement 5 1,033 03-01-2023, 08:32 PM
  0 Thread: Covering water stains
Post: Covering water stains

I've got a few areas in the house where I want uod like to touch up some paint, or paint an area. I've touched up paint before and have generally never had any problems. Except for one area with some ...
msweig Home Improvement 5 1,033 03-01-2023, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: Tub or no tub, that is the question?
Post: RE: Tub or no tub, that is the question?

The only people I've ever consistently heard say "don't take out the tub" is realtors. Every other person I've ever talked to had mentioned they never use the tub, why do they have it, etc. Ours curre...
msweig Home Improvement 27 3,708 02-15-2023, 11:54 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen Build Thread
Post: RE: Kitchen Build Thread

Looks awesome. Really like the pull out drawers in the cabinet. So great for pots and pans. How well does the vent hood work? It seems high to me, but I'm not sure how much of that is just me bei...
msweig Home Improvement 137 28,414 02-15-2023, 11:47 PM
  0 Thread: New Workbench Slab Top
Post: RE: New Workbench Slab Top

As everyone noted the glue up would be really tricky. I tried something similar when I built my bench. I had 1*12 finger jointed pine, and tried gluing some of those (I think three) on top of each oth...
msweig Woodworking 29 4,120 02-05-2023, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: Need ideas on storing our spices
Post: RE: Need ideas on storing our spices

Another option would be vertical drawers that slide out. This webpage has pictures of plastic versions of what I'm talking about. https://app.tersurat.com/designs Might be easier than my earlie...
msweig Woodworking 16 2,855 01-14-2023, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Need ideas on storing our spices
Post: RE: Need ideas on storing our spices

So I store mine in a deeper drawer underneath the countertop. The bottles just sit vertically and I have a label on top of each. You might be able to rotate this 90 degrees and do something like that....
msweig Woodworking 16 2,855 01-14-2023, 12:54 AM
  0 Thread: finishing a kitchen full of drawers?
Post: RE: finishing a kitchen full of drawers?

For the RM I'd suggest finishing a board, let it sit for a day or two (or however long it says it takes to cure), then throw it in a sealed box or bag and wait a day or two. Should be able to open aft...
msweig Finishing 18 3,678 01-06-2023, 10:29 PM
  0 Thread: 8” Slow speed grinder?
Post: RE: 8” Slow speed grinder?

Random question/thought that doesn't really answer your question, but something to consider. You mentioned hollow grinding. I've done hollow grinding on 6" and 8" wheels. I drastically prefer the 6" f...
msweig Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,032 12-24-2022, 12:08 AM

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