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  0 Thread: pouring concrete
Post: RE: pouring concrete

I was going to buy the concrete delivered. And giving it a lot of thought I'm going to hire it done. Talked to a contractor this morning and he's looking for work to keep his crew busy. He does concre...
gear jammer Home Improvement 9 530 11-29-2023, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: pouring concrete
Post: pouring concrete

How cold can it be and still pour concrete. Should take roughly 3 yards. Adding on to the porch to make a 3 season room. I have been to busy to start it earlier but the wife wants it now if not yester...
gear jammer Home Improvement 9 530 11-28-2023, 07:51 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
Post: RE: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking busi...

My son's main job is installing high end kitchen/bath and laundry room cabinets. They come premade and he does the install and a lot of  customizing.. He is swamped. His hobby is woodworking and he se...
gear jammer Woodworking 73 29,268 11-09-2023, 04:37 PM
  0 Thread: Uses for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Uses for radial arm saw

I had a craftman and had to check the alignment every cut. Went to a sliding compound primarily because of the foot print for a RAS and accuracy of a good slider.
gear jammer Woodworking 32 2,152 11-09-2023, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Slope between properties
Post: RE: Slope between properties

When I was farming my land sloped to just off center to the west and I maintained a nice waterway. I got a lot of bales off it for the cattle. Neighbor 1 just continued on with the waterway and I got ...
gear jammer Home Improvement 12 1,230 07-24-2023, 12:40 PM
  0 Thread: Asked to make an urn
Post: RE: Asked to make an urn

Thanks. I did not know it would have to be that big. I was guessing a 5 or 6 gal pail size. 10 gal. would have been tough. He had seen one I made several years ago for a very close friend and his w...
gear jammer Woodturning 9 991 06-18-2023, 10:07 PM
  0 Thread: Asked to make an urn
Post: Asked to make an urn

Guy approached me to make an urn for his daughters horse. Asked what he wanted for wood. Segmented and turned or flat work. Horse was roughly 2200 lbs. He saw a couple of my burls and hinted at that. ...
gear jammer Woodturning 9 991 06-16-2023, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: killing bamboo plants
Post: RE: killing bamboo plants

Forgot to add that I took my old lawnboy mower out. It has a bagger and I may cover the tarp with clippings.
gear jammer Home Improvement 22 2,375 05-22-2023, 01:06 PM
  0 Thread: killing bamboo plants
Post: RE: killing bamboo plants

Went to the cabin Fri and Sat. I sprayed a whole gallon on the spot. It was pretty well drenched then covered most of it with a cheap tarp from harbor freight. We'll see how it works out.
gear jammer Home Improvement 22 2,375 05-22-2023, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Ryobi BT 3000 saw
Post: RE: Ryobi BT 3000 saw

Went to the sale yesterday. Ryobi saw went for $265. Had a 2hp unisaw that went for $325 with a 48 in. fence. On a movable frame but needed new wood on the right half. Also a 3 hp with a 52 in biesmei...
gear jammer Woodworking Power Tools 10 960 05-22-2023, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: Ryobi BT 3000 saw
Post: RE: Ryobi BT 3000 saw

Thanks. I read the review and J Duke's comments. Best if I stay away.
gear jammer Woodworking Power Tools 10 960 05-16-2023, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Ryobi BT 3000 saw
Post: Ryobi BT 3000 saw

There is one on an auction close to me. What are your opinions about this saw? Thank you.
gear jammer Woodworking Power Tools 10 960 05-15-2023, 11:22 PM
  0 Thread: I want to try acrylics
Post: I want to try acrylics

I have some burls I want to turn into bowls. I would like to try my hand at filling the voids with epoxy and turning them. I have bought pen blanks and some are so brittle they disintegrate. Others...
gear jammer Woodturning 3 549 05-14-2023, 11:10 PM
  0 Thread: killing bamboo plants
Post: RE: killing bamboo plants

I went to one of the local farm chemical supplier and told them what I had. He mixed up a gallon of what used to be called atrazine. He told me to mix it 16oz to a gallon of water and to add half cup ...
gear jammer Home Improvement 22 2,375 05-11-2023, 08:18 PM
  0 Thread: killing bamboo plants
Post: killing bamboo plants

Out at the cabin There is a 20 ft. circle of bamboo. I've mowed it down I have sprayed it three different times. roundup, and two different brush killers. When I had the trencher I went around it 3 ft...
gear jammer Home Improvement 22 2,375 04-26-2023, 01:02 PM
  0 Thread: Those who own or have used PM 2014 any negatives or positives
Post: RE: Those who own or have used PM 2014 any negativ...

I'm a grizzly fan I have 3 of them. The 2014 powermatic is $2800. A grizzly 14X20 benchtop is $725. I have a Grizzly 838. It is a 16X24 for $1795, variable speed, reverse, if needed an extenstion for ...
gear jammer Woodturning 10 1,593 04-17-2023, 10:19 PM
  0 Thread: Danish oil HELP
Post: Danish oil HELP

I put danish oil on a segmented bowl gave it 90 minutes and wiped off the excess. 6 days ago and it is still tacky. Walnut and maple with ebony top ring. What did I do wrong and how to fix it without ...
gear jammer Finishing 2 685 04-10-2023, 06:04 PM
  0 Thread: need suggestions
Post: RE: need suggestions

I've tried to post pictures. My server is just barely above dial up out here. Downloads take just short of forever. I could get faster for more dollars a month, but I found for what little we use the ...
gear jammer Woodturning 8 976 12-05-2022, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: need suggestions
Post: RE: need suggestions

Thank you for your suggestions. I used them. I have an extension that I used for peppermills and a 2 1/2 inch forstner. The 3 in. of the bit length and my 6 in. extension plus the length of my jaco...
gear jammer Woodturning 8 976 12-04-2022, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: need suggestions
Post: need suggestions

I am making a snowman out of a spalted maple log for our daughter. She has a nice collection.  My snowman measures 22x12 with the outside mostly done. I have reached the length limit of any of my c...
gear jammer Woodturning 8 976 12-01-2022, 01:26 PM

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