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  0 Thread: poke holes in my electrical plan please
Post: RE: poke holes in my electrical plan please

mound Wrote: (Yesterday, 09:21 AM) -- Thank you both. So TDKPE's setup could allow for the EMT itself to act as ground.. But I think he said he prefers a dedicated ground wire, so presumably his d...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 12 311 7 minutes ago
  0 Thread: Replace heat and air in my house
Post: RE: Replace heat and air in my house

I'm assuming you have forced hot air (furnace) burning some type of fossil fuel and an "A" coil for cooling from an outside condenser. FYI; A high efficiency 90%+ condensing furnace will probably not ...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 1 86 48 minutes ago
  0 Thread: Build Me Table?
Post: RE: Build Me Table?

iclark Wrote: (09-21-2021, 09:32 PM) -- Thanks for the explanation. If the grain orientation of the stretchers does not match that of the top, then attaching the top to the legs is going to be a p...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 16 760 Yesterday, 09:09 PM
  0 Thread: poke holes in my electrical plan please
Post: RE: poke holes in my electrical plan please

What would that look like, a 4-gang box holding 3 110v receptacles and 1 240v receptacle? I'm not sure that how it looks is important. I can tell you that the cover plate is going to be tough to fi...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 12 311 09-21-2021, 10:08 PM
  0 Thread: Another wiring question
Post: RE: Another wiring question

Roly Wrote: (09-21-2021, 02:38 PM) -- Yes, BUT look at the price for the gfci 240v with neutral breaker. -- Ok. So a gfic outlet is about $20. A 120v gfic breaker is about $40. A 240v gfic breaker ...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 11 338 09-21-2021, 09:52 PM
  0 Thread: How to winterize water lines in a vacant rental property?
Post: RE: How to winterize water lines in a vacant renta...

chrisntam Wrote: (09-21-2021, 08:15 PM) -- So I open the cold or hot side of a faucet and blow compressed air in and it will come out elsewhere?  Seems like some water would get trapped somewhere.  I...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 8 214 09-21-2021, 09:32 PM
  0 Thread: Build Me Table?
Post: RE: Build Me Table?

iclark Wrote: (09-21-2021, 01:20 AM) -- "Personally I would rather not have a table with cross grain joints on the top surface." By "cross grain joints" do you mean quarter-sawn wood? There are...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 16 760 09-21-2021, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: Build Me Table?
Post: RE: Build Me Table?

Wait a minute! Where does the leaf go? A pair of those aprons would have to get longer. So something may be, or is, concealed in the closed position. Personally I would rather not have a table with...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 16 760 09-20-2021, 06:48 PM
  0 Thread: Bypass the safety lights on OH door opener
Post: RE: Bypass the safety lights on OH door opener

jteneyck Wrote: (09-10-2021, 09:55 AM) -- I taped the two units together and put them up near the motor drive.  20+ years later all is well.   John -- I did the same thing but just put them on t...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 7 441 09-10-2021, 04:59 PM
  0 Thread: tankless - water electric
Post: RE: tankless - water electric

City water and sewer charges for the water you dump waiting for hot water adds up fast; as does heating water you don't use. A recirculating pump activated by a motion sensor will, in most cases, have...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 12 809 09-09-2021, 09:47 PM
  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

This is actually my brother's idea that evolved. Back when we change or oil every 3000, we'd store the bottles upside down to drain, then cut the tops off on the band saw. We used them for parts, mixi...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 13 957 09-09-2021, 08:51 PM
  0 Thread: Interesting video that may change your mind
Post: RE: Interesting video that may change your mind

I enjoyed the video. The controlled test was done and explained so it is very easy to follow and understand. I had also been taught that end grain glue joints were weaker so this is my "learn somethin...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking 9 977 09-09-2021, 08:27 PM
  0 Thread: prices to install semi-custom cabinets
Post: RE: prices to install semi-custom cabinets

If you want to earn $35/hr that's fine. Take your 3 or 4 days at $280 and double it. You have overhead. Get insurance! You can get $500K for less than $100/month, (That won't go too far with medical c...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 761 09-03-2021, 11:47 PM
  0 Thread: prices to install semi-custom cabinets
Post: RE: prices to install semi-custom cabinets

I agree that you should be thinking about an hourly rate; then add, add, add. You can probably install all the cabinets in a day with a decent helper. That's after they're delivered, unboxed, inspecte...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 10 761 09-01-2021, 11:30 PM
  0 Thread: Flushometer problems
Post: RE: Flushometer problems

Perhaps the long flushing urinal was in play. Could it have finished just as you were checking the sink, or was the long flushing due to low flow or pressure? If flow and pressure are o.k., long flush...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 7 425 09-01-2021, 10:25 PM
  0 Thread: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring
Post: RE: moisture barrier under vinyl plank flooring

Have the concrete polished. How much they grind is is up to you and your budget. Polishing the cap is typical and it also can be colored with stain. Grinding just below the cap will often reveal "salt...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 12 1,396 09-01-2021, 09:55 PM
  0 Thread: Motor help?
Post: RE: Motor help?

Awesome knowledge shared here! And to think that all TEFC motors were in fact actually enclosed.
MstrCarpenter Woodworking Power Tools 10 513 08-30-2021, 09:01 PM
  0 Thread: Setting up a miter cut on a RAS?
Post: RE: Setting up a miter cut on a RAS?

I would creep up ( down) on the elevation first. Then move the stop block left in small increments. It might not make a difference in the outcome, but I would screw a new fence to that one and then ad...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking Power Tools 10 656 08-30-2021, 08:37 PM
  0 Thread: Ground nesting bee fix
Post: RE: Ground nesting bee fix

An electronic fly swatter works too. Peppermint oil on your cuffs and cap will keep them away. I mix a few drops in a small pump bottle (about 1/2 cup) along with a few drops of dish soap so it will s...
MstrCarpenter Home Improvement 4 420 08-27-2021, 08:36 PM
  0 Thread: Cable walkovers?
Post: RE: Cable walkovers?

If/when you decide where the equipment will stay, there's another way. Cut a slot, drop in some E.M.T., patch the floor. It's not really expensive nor difficult Use this to cut the slot;  https://ww...
MstrCarpenter Woodworking Power Tools 11 934 08-26-2021, 12:07 AM

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