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  0 Thread: $1K Bandsaw Comparison
Post: RE: $1K Bandsaw Comparison

I have the Laguna.  I love it.  Seriously, you won't have buyer's remorse with this one. I was uncertain about the ceramic guides at first, but I haven't see anything in a year and a half to cause me...
Alaric Woodworking Power Tools 13 18,446 02-02-2019, 11:07 PM
  0 Thread: Mystery bubbling in the final coat of Christmas toybox.
Post: RE: Mystery bubbling in the final coat of Christma...

I think I may have solved the mystery. My shop is heated with one of those gas IR heaters.   When I first installed the heater I placed it so the heat was aimed at my tablesaw.  The next day the saw ...
Alaric Finishing 5 3,812 01-12-2019, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: Mystery bubbling in the final coat of Christmas toybox.
Post: RE: Mystery bubbling in the final coat of Christma...

jteneyck Wrote: (12-24-2018, 09:31 PM) -- Yes, the tack cloth might be the reason.  Or it could be oil from the steel wool, or in your compressed air.  Or it might be that the finish and/or toybox wa...
Alaric Finishing 5 3,812 12-24-2018, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: Mystery bubbling in the final coat of Christmas toybox.
Post: Mystery bubbling in the final coat of Christmas to...

I just sprayed the last coat on a toybox for my grandson and it bubbled.  Trust me, plenty of swear words have been said just now.  Fine thing to ruin it on Christmas eve.  Rattle-can spray paint....
Alaric Finishing 5 3,812 12-24-2018, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: What to coat concrete wall with to keep mice from climbing?
Post: RE: What to coat concrete wall with to keep mice f...

EatenByLimestone Wrote: (08-26-2018, 05:20 AM) -- Aluminum coil stock for the walls. If you can secure 1/4" hardware cloth over the opening from the cold storage room to the outside, that will kee...
Alaric Home Improvement 10 6,709 08-26-2018, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: What to coat concrete wall with to keep mice from climbing?
Post: What to coat concrete wall with to keep mice from ...

I have a bump out cold storage room under my front porch where we keep canned tomatoes, salsa, and fruit and juice, etc. It is accessed through the basement and has unfinished concrete walls.  A coupl...
Alaric Home Improvement 10 6,709 08-25-2018, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Deck Cleaner PSA
Post: RE: Deck Cleaner PSA

A heaping tablespoon of TSP in your laundry will do wonders at getting stains out.  It will get your whites white again.
Alaric Home Improvement 16 10,544 05-18-2018, 10:34 PM
  0 Thread: Help me understand how by bandsaw blade brok e
Post: RE: Help me understand how by bandsaw blade brok e

Wow, thanks for the tip Arlin. I didn't know about the bandsaw stones. I don't leave the blade under tension. When I first got my Laguna saw I realized I'd be prone to leaving the tension on, o...
Alaric Woodworking Power Tools 10 6,540 12-27-2017, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: Help me understand how by bandsaw blade brok e
Post: RE: Help me understand how by bandsaw blade brok e

Wild Turkey Wrote: (12-20-2017, 07:56 PM) -- Is there slack in your drive belt?   That could allow for a "jerk" when you powered it back up that could stress the weld, etc. -- I didn't think of sla...
Alaric Woodworking Power Tools 10 6,540 12-21-2017, 12:53 AM
  0 Thread: Help me understand how by bandsaw blade brok e
Post: Help me understand how by bandsaw blade brok e

I had finished a cut and then stopped the bandsaw.  The blade was still coasting to a stop when I turned the saw back on.  Pop! The blade instantly broke.   1/2" blade on a Laguna 14" saw.  The blade...
Alaric Woodworking Power Tools 10 6,540 12-20-2017, 06:14 PM
  0 Thread: Fastest, most efficent way to cut a dado.
Post: RE: Fastest, most efficent way to cut a dado.

Instead of a wide dado can the project be redesigned to use  a smaller dado with a tongue on the mating piece.  Depending on the project, the resulting shoulder increases strength and looks more finis...
Alaric Woodworking 37 26,057 06-18-2017, 02:50 PM
  0 Thread: Gonna be a grandpa, show me your cribs
Post: RE: Gonna be a grandpa, show me your cribs

Well crap. I'm going to have a little more time to make the crib. DD is pretty busted up. LOML and I know what they're feeling, been there ourselves. They're going to keep trying. Thanks for all the s...
Alaric Woodworking 30 19,457 01-09-2017, 01:42 AM
  0 Thread: Mystery Box lids
Post: RE: Mystery Box lids

Before completely remaking the lids, first try cutting away the inside lip of the panel dado and try removing the panels and see what happens to the frames. You might yet save the frames. If it does...
Alaric Woodworking 20 13,677 12-30-2016, 01:23 AM
  0 Thread: Putting Stuff Away
Post: RE: Putting Stuff Away

A year and a half ago my wife asked what I wanted for my birthday. I said a "Label maker." She thought I was joking. I wasn't. I labeled my shelves, drawers, bins and pegboard. Since then things ...
Alaric Woodworking 43 28,807 12-30-2016, 12:54 AM
  0 Thread: Gonna be a grandpa, show me your cribs
Post: Gonna be a grandpa, show me your cribs

Got the word on Christmas Eve. So naturally, best Christmas ever. I've got seven months to build a bassinet, 8 to build a crib. Looking for ideas and if you can tell me where you bought your pl...
Alaric Woodworking 30 19,457 12-28-2016, 09:50 PM
  0 Thread: favorite ways to attach 2x4 to concrete basement floors
Post: RE: favorite ways to attach 2x4 to concrete baseme...

Foggy Wrote: (11-21-2016, 06:27 AM) -- The old timers would drill a quarter inch hole and drive two 16 d nails into it. they would wedge together. -- Yeah.  Best option for the DIY-er.  They'll neve...
Alaric Home Improvement 23 20,531 11-21-2016, 01:24 PM
  0 Thread: Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over for only one blade, which one?
Post: RE: Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over ...

She doesn't need to.  She gets to use Daddy's toys  because she has me wrapped around her little finger.  LOML hates that I'm still "Daddy" to her while she is now "Mom." Here she is using the lath...
Alaric Woodworking 20 13,597 10-05-2016, 06:46 PM
  0 Thread: Super Glue Strength
Post: RE: Super Glue Strength

Willyou Wrote: (09-27-2016, 12:48 PM) -- No. The "back side" is where the mattress and box springs will go. No room. But thanks for the suggestion. -- Mortise the repair in on the backside.  Or put...
Alaric Woodworking 13 8,882 10-04-2016, 04:21 PM
  0 Thread: Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over for only one blade, which one?
Post: RE: Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over ...

Woodshop Wrote: (10-03-2016, 08:19 AM) -- Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over for only one blade, which one? Now that's funny :laugh:  bandsaw is useless without blades (several) with ba...
Alaric Woodworking 20 13,597 10-04-2016, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over for only one blade, which one?
Post: RE: Blew budget on new bandsaw - enough left over ...

Quote: -- Once your daughter cannot cut a tight enough radius, just casually mention that "we need to pick up a 1/4" bandsaw blade some day." -- Best idea yet.
Alaric Woodworking 20 13,597 10-01-2016, 05:05 PM

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