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  0 Thread: Bunk Beds from 2x's
Post: RE: Bunk Beds from 2x's

Ceiling anchoring won't work in this room. There are soffits for ductwork in the two locations where the beds would logically go. I might consider Brian's suggestion of a lag into two walls for ulti...
Blaine Woodworking 9 377 09-22-2022, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: Bunk Beds from 2x's
Post: RE: Bunk Beds from 2x's

msweig Wrote: (09-21-2022, 06:44 PM) -- I built a lofted bed for my girls several years ago. https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7349266 Best way to deal with racking/stress?  Lag bo...
Blaine Woodworking 9 377 09-22-2022, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: Bunk Beds from 2x's
Post: Bunk Beds from 2x's

I've been asked to make bunk beds.  The expedient thing is to make them from pine 2x (2x4, 2x6) material, but I'm a little worried about stability.  If a kid gets on the top bunk, they can create a lo...
Blaine Woodworking 9 377 09-21-2022, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser
Post: RE: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser

KC Wrote: (09-05-2022, 01:27 PM) -- I cut hundreds of mortises with chisel(s) that came with my JET benchtop, and likely a thousand with a set of JET chisels that either came with or I bought for the...
Blaine Woodworking Power Tools 9 295 09-05-2022, 04:37 PM
  0 Thread: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser
Post: RE: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser

Hardwood Wrote: (09-05-2022, 12:54 PM) -- I recently got a Jet JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser as a birthday gift from my wife. I like it and at less than 1/2 the price of the Powermatic Benchtop Mortiser it...
Blaine Woodworking Power Tools 9 295 09-05-2022, 12:57 PM
  0 Thread: Deneb Puchalski
Post: RE: Deneb Puchalski

Mike Brady Wrote: (08-31-2022, 11:54 AM) -- Does Deneb still work in management at Lie-Niesen?  The discontinuance of the road shows is what prompts the question. -- Deneb was the director of marke...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 5 698 08-31-2022, 11:56 AM
  0 Thread: What ever happened to…
Post: RE: What ever happened to…

AHill Wrote: (03-31-2022, 04:41 PM) -- joemac sold most of his ww gear.  I think he still posts in the basement every once-in-a-while A few others who seem to have disappeared: Blaine Bob Zajicz...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 26 3,936 07-09-2022, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Trex decking for cutting board?
Post: RE: Trex decking for cutting board?

There are likely some chemicals in the Trex that are purposely out of plastics used for food contact. Yeah, it's fairly low risk, but a risk nonetheless. Also, since it's not smooth, you'll have tro...
Blaine Woodworking 6 700 12-26-2021, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Trex decking for cutting board?
Post: RE: Trex decking for cutting board?

There are likely some chemicals in the Trex that are purposely out of plastics used for food contact. Yeah, it's fairly low risk, but a risk nonetheless. Also, since it's not smooth, you'll have tro...
Blaine Woodworking 6 700 12-26-2021, 10:52 AM
  0 Thread: Converting a dresser to bathroom vanity
Post: RE: Converting a dresser to bathroom vanity

goaliedad Wrote: (02-06-2021, 02:04 PM) -- We want to use a solid wood (ash) dresser as bathroom vanity with a vessel sink How would you finish tge top to protect it from water? -- Just about an...
Blaine Finishing 4 1,279 02-06-2021, 02:14 PM
  0 Thread: Sapel Mahogany & Curly Maple lidded Bowl
Post: RE: Sapel Mahogany & Curly Maple lidded Bowl

That's gorgeous, both for the woods used and for the design. Well done. Blaine
Blaine Woodturning 6 4,562 08-27-2017, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: How Level Ceiling Joist For Drywall
Post: RE: How Level Ceiling Joist For Drywall

A buddy of mine is a pretty high end general contractor and is working on a million dollar renovation near Lake Michigan in the northern suburbs of Chicago.  Part of the foundation in the duplex (yeah...
Blaine Home Improvement 28 27,500 03-09-2017, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: oil primer dry time
Post: RE: oil primer dry time

Read the instructions on the container for the primer.  Typically, you can paint over oil in 2-4 hours, but low temperatures can extend that and they usually say not to use them if the temperature is ...
Blaine Finishing 3 2,228 03-08-2017, 09:24 AM
  0 Thread: End Grain
Post: RE: End Grain

Nice box and very nice picture.   :yes:  Love the top with the curly grain. I made some pepper mills as gifts for Christmas and decided to put a maple "cap" on the top into a drilled hole (a "desig...
Blaine Woodturning 5 3,351 02-28-2017, 05:10 PM
  0 Thread: End Grain
Post: RE: End Grain

Thanks Michael.  This is going to be a salt box for the kitchen, so I actually want a fairly loose fit.  I'm planning to make a simple finial for the lid.  Blaine
Blaine Woodturning 5 3,351 02-28-2017, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: End Grain
Post: End Grain

I've got some semi-scrap wood that I want to use to make a salt box for my kitchen.  It's a simple project, really.  Just a lidded box with a relatively simple glue-up to make the blank. The way I'...
Blaine Woodturning 5 3,351 02-28-2017, 09:07 AM
  0 Thread: Hoody Has Passed
Post: RE: Hoody Has Passed

Sorry Arlin, the only contact I've had with Hoody since his injury is through Sue, his partner, using PM's here on Woodnet. Blaine
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 12 6,220 12-19-2016, 02:27 PM
  0 Thread: Hoody Has Passed
Post: Hoody Has Passed

For those who remember Hoody, I have been told by his partner, Sue (Jazaven on Woodnet) that he passed away in August.  He had a series of illnesses following a head injury and finally succumbed. I...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 12 6,220 12-19-2016, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Scraper plane vs. Card Scraper
Post: RE: Scraper plane vs. Card Scraper

Thanks Skip.  I lurk and contribute when I think I might add something that another member might not.  Hopefully, that's the case here. The forum has gone so much more toward saws and that's just n...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 16 11,667 12-16-2016, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Scraper plane vs. Card Scraper
Post: RE: Scraper plane vs. Card Scraper

A card scraper will only get your wood to the finish of the last grit of sharpening agent you use to sharpen it.  The burr you turn will represent that last grit used.  The higher the grit used, the f...
Blaine Woodworking Hand Tools 16 11,667 12-16-2016, 02:03 AM

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