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  0 Thread: How to quickly turn off the power to a room
Post: RE: How to quickly turn off the power to a room

(10-20-2020, 05:13 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: Yes. Wire cutters also disable power to a room. :uhoh:  It's also hard on the cutters. was installing a new ceiling light.  FIL had wired the switch, so I turne...
meackerman Home Improvement 11 1,707 10-21-2020, 06:12 PM
  0 Thread: Question: Best Clamps
Post: RE: Question: Best Clamps

(10-11-2020, 03:42 AM)D_Harris Wrote: Thanks. Here on Staten Island there is a Lowes, Harbor Freight, and Home Depot a block from each other. I'll see what they have in the way of pipe clamps. Als...
meackerman Woodworking 47 9,102 10-16-2020, 10:12 AM
  0 Thread: PC Routers - CONFIRMED
Post: RE: PC Routers - CONFIRMED

I own a few PC routers, but if I was looking to buy a router today, I wouldn't look at the PC routers.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 10 2,640 10-01-2020, 09:05 PM
  0 Thread: Forstner Bit Recommendation
Post: RE: Forstner Bit Recommendation

I bought a set of cheap forstner bits, they worked ok for a short time. Then I bought a set of Freud forstner bits about 10-15 yeas ago....they still cut great today.
meackerman Woodworking 8 1,335 09-25-2020, 11:14 AM
  0 Thread: More Shop Clearing - Thousand Oaks, CA
Post: RE: More Shop Clearing - Thousand Oaks, CA

too far away or I'd be interested in the sander.
meackerman Tool Swap N' Sell 4 1,404 09-25-2020, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: Ridgid LSA
Post: RE: Ridgid LSA

you go on their website, enter the info and you're registered.  seems easy enough.  I've done it for a couple dozen tools.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 3 826 09-25-2020, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone used 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
Post: RE: Anyone used 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

we have lots of local guys with dump trailers offering to make dump runs.
meackerman Home Improvement 25 3,380 09-24-2020, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: Ridgid LSA
Post: Ridgid LSA

I have a bunch of Ridgid 18v tools, mostly because my wife won a contest years ago and won $5k in Ridgid power tools.  So I've just stuck mostly with Ridgid. Had a 5ah battery go bad where it wo...
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 3 826 09-24-2020, 12:07 PM
  0 Thread: for table top glue-ups: what glue do you use?
Post: RE: for table top glue-ups: what glue do you use?

one thing to consider how fast you want to start working on the piece you just glued up.....PVA glues can slightly swell the wood around the joint from the moisture in the glue.  I suppose if you wet ...
meackerman Woodworking 27 3,039 09-22-2020, 06:15 PM
  0 Thread: PC routers GONE ?
Post: RE: PC routers GONE ?

my d-handle PC router (693?) was purchased back in 1993/4.  Still going strong.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,093 09-21-2020, 05:57 PM
  0 Thread: JessEm Stock Guides for Table Saws
Post: RE: JessEm Stock Guides for Table Saws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYht5XKjFiU I think that's what he has on his tablesaw, he talks about them a bit.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,852 09-21-2020, 01:38 PM
  0 Thread: Building a shed, can the trim go on AFTER the T-111 vs before?
Post: RE: Building a shed, can the trim go on AFTER the ...

I would have used hardiepanel siding for my buildings, but the county won't allow it with a structural skin under it...so costing more money.    They said hardiepanel doesn't meet their requirements f...
meackerman Home Improvement 7 993 09-21-2020, 12:21 PM
  0 Thread: Building a shed, can the trim go on AFTER the T-111 vs before?
Post: RE: Building a shed, can the trim go on AFTER the ...

(09-21-2020, 11:00 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: Hi, I'm helping a neighbor rebuild his shed (or more accurately, extend the short shed that was there to be full height).  In the picture you can see the rem...
meackerman Home Improvement 7 993 09-21-2020, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: New for my utility saw (oscillating)
Post: RE: New for my utility saw (oscillating)

I have the ridgid 18v....mostly because that's what I have batteries already for.  But having the interchangable heads is kinda nice.  right angle drill, right angle impact, multitool, etc all using t...
meackerman Home Improvement 11 1,514 09-21-2020, 09:40 AM
  0 Thread: New for my utility saw (oscillating)
Post: RE: New for my utility saw (oscillating)

I've these when putting down shingles.  Cuts through them like butter. https://www.amazon.com/Dremel-MM430-Osci...B00U5TNJ86 bosch and a few other manufacturer's make a similar blade. sure beats a...
meackerman Home Improvement 11 1,514 09-21-2020, 09:35 AM
  0 Thread: PC routers GONE ?
Post: RE: PC routers GONE ?

Stanley has destroyed the PC brand. They'll either sell the brand off or just close it down.
meackerman Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,093 09-21-2020, 09:26 AM
  0 Thread: WTB SawStop
Post: RE: WTB SawStop

I should have one to sell sometime in the next month or two. Still new in the box. Course I'm in the wrong area.
meackerman Tool Swap N' Sell 4 983 09-19-2020, 04:29 PM
  0 Thread: Roof shingle ?
Post: RE: Roof shingle ?

OSB is all I see on roofs around here anymore.
meackerman Home Improvement 36 4,386 09-16-2020, 08:10 PM
  0 Thread: Roof shingle ?
Post: RE: Roof shingle ?

(09-15-2020, 06:55 PM)whatline Wrote: Ice and water shield is a self adhered roll to prevent ice dams. It gets stuck to the top of the roof deck. It’s about a 36” wide roll and a lot of guys install...
meackerman Home Improvement 36 4,386 09-16-2020, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Roof shingle ?
Post: RE: Roof shingle ?

(09-14-2020, 07:09 PM)whatline Wrote: make sure the eave ply extends back  beyond The exterior walls. having installed a few roofs in my life, including tearing a couple down to the walls and rebui...
meackerman Home Improvement 36 4,386 09-15-2020, 09:31 AM

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