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  0 Thread: Tools for PEX plumbing
Post: RE: Tools for PEX plumbing

I have done a fair bit if Pex b with copper rings. Easy, not a big learning curve. I use a dremel for cutting rings off The rings tend to slide around until you get them crimped- I use channel lo...
goaliedad Home Improvement 4 260 05-17-2024, 02:04 AM
  0 Thread: Repairing damaged finish
Post: RE: Repairing damaged finish

Thank you very much for replying! I will do a test piece. I have not seen the table, so not sure if it is solid or veneer. Good advice
goaliedad Finishing 2 305 04-15-2024, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Repairing damaged finish
Post: Repairing damaged finish

My cousin’s daughter used “Amish wood milk” to clean an antique oak coffee table. The stuff turned the wood gray. A quick google says Wiid Milk is vegetable oil and vinegar. Another Google tells me...
goaliedad Finishing 2 305 04-14-2024, 07:41 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

I am committed to the Ryobi platform. We had trees to prune and my wife bought the Ryobi pole saw. I am pleasantly surprised. I have a Stihl gas saw too, but the pole saw is very handy
goaliedad Home Improvement 36 2,435 04-04-2024, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: Slab flattening router bit?
Post: RE: Slab flattening router bit?

kurt18947 Wrote: (03-12-2024, 12:15 PM) -- What size (H.P.) P-C router? Bigger router will spin a bigger bit. -- Model 6902 looks like 1 3/4 hp
goaliedad Woodworking Power Tools 6 734 03-12-2024, 02:25 PM
  0 Thread: Slab flattening router bit?
Post: Slab flattening router bit?

I have a few ash slabs I want to flatten. I will be making a jig and use my Porter Cable router. What bit should I be looking at? These slabs are 4 or 5 feet long, 16 inches wide. I have four to do....
goaliedad Woodworking Power Tools 6 734 03-12-2024, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: An old fashioned gloat...
Post: RE: An old fashioned gloat...

Very nice score! Gloat worthy for sure
goaliedad Woodworking 17 1,515 03-02-2024, 06:37 PM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

I should have updated a long time ago. I picked up a Jessum lift, and mounted a Porter Cable router. Very happy!
goaliedad Woodworking Power Tools 19 4,023 01-15-2024, 04:11 PM
  0 Thread: How to rodent proof home insulation?
Post: How to rodent proof home insulation?

In our kitchen we have drawers in two corner cabinets. There are large empty area that I want to put cellulose insulation in. I also want to do something to keep mice and other rodents from making...
goaliedad Home Improvement 10 1,164 01-02-2024, 05:52 PM
  0 Thread: Tip of the day
Post: RE: Tip of the day

When I have a scaled down plan I take it to a good local copy shop and ask them to enlarge it. Many of these shops have large format printers and can print them full size. Worse case us they print sev...
goaliedad Woodworking 5 834 12-27-2023, 12:19 PM
  0 Thread: Pushmatic circuit breakers
Post: RE: Pushmatic circuit breakers

There is no evidence of knob and tube, but that is a serious consideration. If they make an offer it will include the cost of r dealing with the breakers and other issues.
goaliedad Home Improvement 14 1,734 11-15-2023, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: Oak crotch table legs
Post: RE: Oak crotch table legs

Hair pin legs? On a coffee table the legs are fairly short, so I think hair pins would look great
goaliedad Woodworking 7 1,331 11-15-2023, 02:36 PM
  0 Thread: Pushmatic circuit breakers
Post: RE: Pushmatic circuit breakers

Good points. This house is from the early 1900’s so there are many issues. Nice done, at a glance it looks decent. The inspector found several surprises. The kids were looking thru the emotional ey...
goaliedad Home Improvement 14 1,734 11-11-2023, 04:06 PM
  0 Thread: Pushmatic circuit breakers
Post: RE: Pushmatic circuit breakers

Thanks Roly! This place needs some serious work and is way overpriced, but the kids love it. They had an inspection done just to see if it is even worth making an offer and to help justify a lowball o...
goaliedad Home Improvement 14 1,734 11-11-2023, 09:47 AM
  0 Thread: Pushmatic circuit breakers
Post: Pushmatic circuit breakers

Our son and daughter in law are looking at a house that has Pushmatic circuit breakers/box. Google is helpful, but wondering if anyone has first hand knowledge.
goaliedad Home Improvement 14 1,734 11-11-2023, 09:28 AM
  0 Thread: Simple framing question
Post: RE: Simple framing question

No worries using screws. I would suggest structural screws instead of deck screws. I prefer torx drive
goaliedad Home Improvement 10 1,451 11-04-2023, 06:29 PM
  0 Thread: Refinishing butcher block countertop
Post: RE: Refinishing butcher block countertop

Thanks for the input. I used satin ArmRSeal. My first time using it- and I love it!
goaliedad Finishing 6 1,026 09-26-2023, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: ever had new lawn hydroseeded?
Post: RE: ever had new lawn hydroseeded?

I had a yard hydroseeded about 20 years ago. As I recall the mulch was about 1/4 inch thick??
goaliedad Home Improvement 9 1,026 09-23-2023, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: strength of cable signal
Post: RE: strength of cable signal

Sounds like you fixed the problem, which is great. Regarding your comment about 4 way splitters- I used a splitter that I either had for some time, or bought at a big box store and was having trouble....
goaliedad Home Improvement 10 1,450 08-31-2023, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Refinishing butcher block countertop
Post: Refinishing butcher block countertop

I have been asked to repurpose a butcher block countertop. I assume it is finished with some type of oil, and is I good shape. It will be installed on a roller around island, to be used in a laundr...
goaliedad Finishing 6 1,026 08-31-2023, 08:59 AM

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