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  0 Thread: Sharpening system help
Post: RE: Sharpening system help

Scouter Wrote: (05-09-2022, 06:09 PM) -- You talking the Jet that looks like a Tormek clone? -- Yup.  I only mentioned brand since it's a Tormek clone, but is NOT the WEN.  I thought it had been di...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 10 448 05-10-2022, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Sharpening system help
Post: RE: Sharpening system help

I have the Jet Wet Grinder (Tormek clone), a set of Arkansas stones, and the sandpaper/glass system. I use the Jet for my lathe tools.  This tool does do well at removing material and reshaping edg...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 10 448 05-09-2022, 05:34 PM
  0 Thread: Replace 16 y/o old Heat Pump...
Post: RE: Replace 16 y/o old Heat Pump...

I'm in the "leave it till it fails" camp.   The original heat pump (installed 2004) on this house made it 14 years until the compressor quit.  It was a heat pump over electric heat strip auxiliary....
R Clark Home Improvement 20 603 05-09-2022, 02:21 PM
  0 Thread: Jet JWP15 DX.
Post: RE: Jet JWP15 DX.

Can't talk to the quick change knives; other than what's in the manual, I haven't seen any discussion on that feature. As for the price of your old PM100, it would seem very high in my opinion.  At...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 4 302 05-06-2022, 05:22 AM
  0 Thread: A 10' cord
Post: RE: A 10' cord

srv52761 Wrote: (05-02-2022, 01:21 PM) -- Was just getting ready to type that when I saw this post.  I get almost all my general repair stuff that way.  A decade ago I found a 75’ shank of 8-3 w/g so...
R Clark Home Improvement 8 453 05-03-2022, 05:01 AM
  0 Thread: A 10' cord
Post: RE: A 10' cord

DieselDennis Wrote: (05-02-2022, 11:23 AM) -- I have been known to remove the cords from ovens or dryers when they are being disposed of.  Gets you the male plug and some of the cord right there. -- ...
R Clark Home Improvement 8 453 05-02-2022, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: A 10' cord
Post: RE: A 10' cord

Yeah, it has gone kind of nutso. I hold on to almost any wire I find.  My wife thinks I have hoarder tendencies.  However, with the price of wire, I'd rather go to the cabinet and find a piece that...
R Clark Home Improvement 8 453 05-02-2022, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

Congratulations!  You did good; looks like a keeper. I've never used a saw that has a Delta Unifence, but I know that Norm Abram used one for quite a while in the New Yankee Workshop.  I doubt seri...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,483 05-02-2022, 07:59 AM
  0 Thread: Rabbit Fencing
Post: RE: Rabbit Fencing

If you can step over the fence easily, you're not keeping the rabbits out. We had a couple dozen free-range chickens.  They can tear up a landscaped bed up faster than 1000 rabbits. We used this...
R Clark Home Improvement 14 598 04-28-2022, 06:49 AM
  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

Tapper Wrote: (04-26-2022, 01:24 PM) -- What exactly do all of these "words" mean, except the event will probably not take place until next year? Six years since the last one - what happened besides ...
R Clark Woodworking Hand Tools 31 2,407 04-27-2022, 06:47 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

I'll weigh in with some thoughts. Regarding things to look for:   - Corrosion.  Some surface rust on the top would be no big deal for me.  Even some minor pitting would be acceptable.  My first ...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,483 04-21-2022, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Travel trailer makeover
Post: RE: Travel trailer makeover

A good watch. Would have loved to see a lot of the process.
R Clark Woodworking 2 393 04-17-2022, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning table saw
Post: RE: Cleaning table saw

Welcome to the forum. If you find that old lube/grease are caked on to surfaces and gears, you'll want to remove that.  I use WD-40 to cut through that stuff and wipe it out. After it's clean, t...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 4 481 04-09-2022, 06:56 AM
  0 Thread: Day Job
Post: RE: Day Job

bmich Wrote: (04-08-2022, 07:54 AM) -- Thanks its a lot to consider.  I think I'll go down there and talk to them, see if I can work Saturdays.  This place seems to specialize in cabinets and restaur...
R Clark Woodworking 22 1,933 04-08-2022, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp
Post: RE: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp

Wild Turkey Wrote: (04-07-2022, 11:21 AM) -- Thanks.  May have to make my mind up soon! -- According to an email I got from SawStop Marketing yesterday, new prices will be in effect on May 3rd...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 42 2,807 04-07-2022, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: End Table
Post: RE: End Table

Nice!  I would not have thought to put the puritan pine stain on the red oak, but it looks good on this piece.   I have some of that color stain in the cabinet, it's been there for years since I do...
R Clark Woodworking 4 679 04-06-2022, 05:35 AM
  0 Thread: Hi, beginner with some questions.
Post: RE: Hi, beginner with some questions.

Leandre Wrote: (04-02-2022, 09:09 PM) -- Electricians left, 3 new 20amp circuits and new shop lights. Fired up the saw and noticed how quiet it is. Its almost 1/4 of the decibel of the mitre saw. Ple...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 90 5,592 04-03-2022, 07:11 AM
  0 Thread: Building costs/hold or sell?
Post: RE: Building costs/hold or sell?

My brother and his wife are empty nesters now.  My brother is NOT AT ALL interested in things like home maintenance, DIY projects, or creating.  He and his wife have long wanted to move from the 'burb...
R Clark Home Improvement 16 1,301 04-02-2022, 11:15 AM
  0 Thread: Hi, beginner with some questions.
Post: RE: Hi, beginner with some questions.

Enough time spent looking! Time to make some cuts and start creating! Congrats on the saw.
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 90 5,592 04-02-2022, 06:03 AM
  0 Thread: Epoxy
Post: RE: Epoxy

I've colored/tinted epoxy with a number of things. - I used acrylic craft paints in small amounts to color batches of epoxy.  It works, but you have to be very careful about the amount you use for ...
R Clark Woodworking 6 602 03-23-2022, 03:47 PM

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