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  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

I'd search for stackable small parts storage bins. They are great for what you describe. https://www.globalindustrial.com/p/akro-bins-stacking-bin-4-1-8-x-5-3-8-x-3-blue?infoParam.campaignId=WR&utm...
FS7 Woodworking 13 957 09-05-2021, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: finish for edge of pre-finished maple ply?
Post: RE: finish for edge of pre-finished maple ply?

I just did this in my recent project. https://forums.woodnet.net/ssl_proxy.php?url=https://i.ibb.co/Q9JZ0jc/20210709-111722.jpgThe edges are prefinished iron-on tape (I don't remember if it's maple...
FS7 Woodworking 4 282 09-03-2021, 10:31 AM
  0 Thread: Recreating Outdoor Table . . .
Post: RE: Recreating Outdoor Table . . .

Those through tenons look like they will split the top like a maul when they swell.
FS7 Woodworking 4 304 08-30-2021, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part)?
Post: RE: Anybody else have a clover lawn (whole or part...

Bill Bob Wrote: (08-27-2021, 06:46 AM) -- I love the clover for all the reasons you mention.  During the "Dog days of summer," it is the only thing that stays green.  Bill B -- I agree, and whil...
FS7 Home Improvement 17 4,230 08-27-2021, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: Flammable safety cabinet for finishes
Post: RE: Flammable safety cabinet for finishes

I'm still not clear on what the actual risk is. There are quite literally billions of bottles and cans of flammable substances in kitchens, shops, garages, basements, and bathrooms in this country. Wh...
FS7 Woodworking 25 6,092 08-26-2021, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in Bookshelf Progress
Post: RE: Built-in Bookshelf Progress

But back to the work, it's looking really nice. I'm a big fan of functional storage wherever possible.  I will be curious to see if the "handrail" portion flexes or moves at all. Newel posts tend t...
FS7 Woodworking 23 1,378 08-21-2021, 06:47 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in Bookshelf Progress
Post: RE: Built-in Bookshelf Progress

lincmercguy Wrote: (08-18-2021, 08:56 PM) -- "Looks good. Though it was incredibly expensive, I find the Domino also incredibly useful. Overall very much worth it. But how did you do dry fitting? Sto...
FS7 Woodworking 23 1,378 08-21-2021, 06:43 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in Bookshelf Progress
Post: RE: Built-in Bookshelf Progress

Looks good. Though it was incredibly expensive, I find the Domino also incredibly useful. Overall very much worth it. But how did you do dry fitting? Storing the loose tenons in the shop, I still have...
FS7 Woodworking 23 1,378 08-18-2021, 06:13 PM
  0 Thread: Inset Hinge Suggestion
Post: RE: Inset Hinge Suggestion

I buy my hinges in bulk so it's probably cheaper, but Blum soft close 1/2" overlay are great. Adjustable several different ways for alignment and close speed and fully concealed. I think mine were abo...
FS7 Woodworking 25 1,401 08-16-2021, 02:31 PM
  0 Thread: lookin for a caulk/sealant.
Post: RE: lookin for a caulk/sealant.

I'd use a rubberized caulk designed for concrete. That should stop most water ingress.
FS7 Home Improvement 5 360 08-12-2021, 04:08 PM
  0 Thread: Stickers to cover cabinet screws?
Post: RE: Stickers to cover cabinet screws?

I believe the last time I bought woodgrain stickers with the intent of covering screws was probably ten years ago or more. Even then I never used them. I will use the stickers that come with $30 parti...
FS7 Home Improvement 14 871 08-12-2021, 01:32 PM
  0 Thread: Best place for 8/4 Sapele
Post: RE: Best place for 8/4 Sapele

It's my favorite wood, and my local supplier (CP Johnson Lumber) keeps a better stock of that that any other exotic and even some domestics. 8/4 is usually available, and I don't think I've ever seen ...
FS7 Woodworking 7 651 08-10-2021, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting Board Delamination
Post: RE: Cutting Board Delamination

Delaminate, no. But even small strips of face grain will cause greatly uneven stresses. The last time I tried to do that (it's never worked) the board turned into a potato chip. It will pretty much ha...
FS7 Woodworking 2 329 08-02-2021, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / faux stone wall build thread
Post: RE: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / fa...

The fireplace actually sits perfectly flush and slides well (not digging into the wood or anything) and is fairly easy to slide out if I need to get to the wiring. The listing for that on Amazon inclu...
FS7 Woodworking 21 2,276 07-30-2021, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / faux stone wall build thread
Post: RE: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / fa...

Now there's a lot of equipment to move and a lot of wiring to run. That's boring and not worth pictures. Or at least that's what I'll claim since I didn't take any. I will say that the IR situation...
FS7 Woodworking 21 2,276 07-30-2021, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / faux stone wall build thread
Post: RE: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / fa...

The project is now finished. I think I left off with the doors. I had cut and squared the stock a while ago. I just needed to profile with the rail and stile bits, glue up the panels, profile them, ad...
FS7 Woodworking 21 2,276 07-30-2021, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / faux stone wall build thread
Post: RE: Built-in entertainment center / fireplace / fa...

Good news - the project is almost done. I have the doors glued, but I need to add an edge profile, finish, and mount them. Then we're done. Well, almost. The IR repeater I had procured is...finicky. I...
FS7 Woodworking 21 2,276 07-24-2021, 10:31 PM
  0 Thread: Take Down Your Birdfeeders and Birdbaths to Protect Birds
Post: RE: Take Down Your Birdfeeders and Birdbaths to Pr...

I have been feeding birds for years and am often putzing in the yard. I have seen one bird this year that fits that description (eye discharge and death). For what it's worth it's the only dead bir...
FS7 Home Improvement 6 742 07-23-2021, 11:07 PM
  0 Thread: Home Depot's Behr Marquee
Post: RE: Home Depot's Behr Marquee

I just bought a gallon for my current project, painting around the built-in. No drips or runs, excellent coverage. I assume you just got a bad batch. It does happen.
FS7 Finishing 8 936 07-23-2021, 09:36 AM
  0 Thread: Wood toy recommendation
Post: RE: Wood toy recommendation

Mr Eddie Wrote: (07-21-2021, 03:57 PM) -- My Grandson has spent hours playing with off-cuts and army men. -- This is exactly what I mean. That reminds me of my own childhood, making "swords" and "c...
FS7 Woodworking 8 725 07-22-2021, 08:21 AM

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