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  0 Thread: Woodpeckers 1282SS not straight.
Post: RE: Woodpeckers 1282SS not straight.

Don't leave your W-P tools out in the sun.  Their anodizing dyes are not UV resistant and will fade badly if left in the sun.  Too much time in the sun and you will not be able to read the markings.  ...
Cooler Woodworking Power Tools 6 494 09-13-2021, 03:44 PM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

There are fire code rules for laundry drops that require that the chute and "door" be fireproof.  The opening would act as a flue otherwise.  I wonder if that is true for these bunker hatchs.  A quick...
Cooler Woodworking 31 944 09-13-2021, 11:04 AM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers 1282SS not straight.
Post: RE: Woodpeckers 1282SS not straight.

I am not a fan of Woodpeckers, so take this advice from a one-time-purchaser with all your required skepticism. In my opinion, you would be better served with a hardened stainless steel machinist's s...
Cooler Woodworking Power Tools 6 494 09-13-2021, 08:52 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

(09-10-2021, 07:43 PM)barryvabeach Wrote: Cooler,  a torsion box is a totally different animal than two pieces of plywood screwed together.  It is similar to an I joist https://www.apawood.org/i-joi...
Cooler Woodworking 31 944 09-13-2021, 08:38 AM
  0 Thread: measuring and replicating a long curve
Post: RE: measuring and replicating a long curve

I don't have one.  But it has gotten good reviews.  When a need arises I will get one.
Cooler Woodworking 11 726 09-10-2021, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

I just went to the sagulator site: https://woodbin.com/calcs/sagulator/ Using 3/4" thick fir plywood and 1-1/2" x 3/4" edging on a 36" x 36" opening, and asking the door to support 300 pounds (33.3 p...
Cooler Woodworking 31 944 09-10-2021, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Interesting video that may change your mind
Post: RE: Interesting video that may change your mind

End grain joints are weak primarily because the amount of square inches tends to be few.  Whereas face grain joints tend to involve long joints with a correspondingly large square inches of glue area....
Cooler Woodworking 9 777 09-10-2021, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

Years ago I bought a couple of dozen metal "loaf pans".  Very rugged and under $2.00 each back then.  I see that they are now nearly $7.00 each. I've used them on shelves.  and I've made a n...
Cooler Woodworking 11 717 09-09-2021, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen table repurpose finish question
Post: RE: Kitchen table repurpose finish question

I have not used it, but have heard good things about "Tried and True" oil/beeswax treatment from Stumac (a luthier materials supplier).  Rockler sells it too, but Stumac is a little cheaper. Watco...
Cooler Finishing 7 435 09-03-2021, 01:24 PM
  0 Thread: Cable walkovers?
Post: RE: Cable walkovers?

You can buy pre-made oak thresholds in lengths and just mill a space underneath for the wires.  It is easy to find in 36" lengths and 72" lengths.  Longer pieces are harder to find.  Most of them are ...
Cooler Woodworking Power Tools 11 912 09-03-2021, 11:55 AM
  0 Thread: finish for edge of pre-finished maple ply?
Post: RE: finish for edge of pre-finished maple ply?

I used Verathane's triple thick for drawers before I got my HVLP sprayer.  It rarely drips or sags and one coat seems fine with this stuff.  For tedius detail work, that one coat is a blessing.  It is...
Cooler Woodworking 4 252 09-03-2021, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: measuring and replicating a long curve
Post: RE: measuring and replicating a long curve

Is it safe to say you are referring to the white piece at the top of the shell in the front? It looks like this guy made his out of teak. I would use a CMT flexible template.  It is available fr...
Cooler Woodworking 11 726 09-03-2021, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Cable walkovers?
Post: RE: Cable walkovers?

The remnants of hurricane Ida made it to New York last night.  I finally was able to get past all the closed roads (flooding) to the office.  I was an hour late and the first one in the office.  There...
Cooler Woodworking Power Tools 11 912 09-02-2021, 01:18 PM
  0 Thread: Flushometer problems
Post: RE: Flushometer problems

Maybe they did install a shut-off the last time.  If they did, this is an easy job.  Plus they have to replace the flushometer.  Those things are not cheap.  I just walked into the utilities room.  ...
Cooler Home Improvement 7 400 09-02-2021, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Flushometer problems
Post: RE: Flushometer problems

(09-01-2021, 03:11 PM)DustyDan Wrote: You might also check the water pressure after the regulator.  We had one on our office building go bad.  Toilets making odd noises (more than usual).  The landl...
Cooler Home Improvement 7 400 09-02-2021, 07:15 AM
  0 Thread: Pantorouter vs Domino.
Post: RE: Pantorouter vs Domino.

The Pantorouter seems like a stationary machine.  I would hate to use it for large cabinet work.  Big pieces of lumber would seem difficult to handle on this machine. The domino would be easier for w...
Cooler Woodworking Power Tools 45 8,967 08-31-2021, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?
Post: RE: Red oak for horizontal fence boards?

My house was built in 1953.  I replaced the outdoor deck in 2004.  It was made from Douglas Fir.  Pretty good performance for an outdoor environment.  The main problem was where they sistered up joist...
Cooler Home Improvement 11 694 08-31-2021, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Flushometer problems
Post: Flushometer problems

In our office, our flushometer has been replaced 3 times in the last 3 years.  It was acting up again last Friday.  It appeared that there was no water pressure to the flushometer, but the sink had go...
Cooler Home Improvement 7 400 08-31-2021, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Found a 6 inch Combination Square!
Post: RE: Found a 6 inch Combination Square!

My Starrett combination square came with a scriber.  I would guess that is calibrated to use with such a scriber.  The modern versions do not have that notch and still comes with a scriber.  So maybe ...
Cooler Woodworking 7 809 08-30-2021, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: Design opinions wanted
Post: RE: Design opinions wanted

This site compares doors with various widths of the rails and stiles.  Looking at the photos may help you decide on which way to go. https://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/news/...aples-door
Cooler Woodworking 9 727 08-27-2021, 07:21 AM

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