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  0 Thread: Receptacle Wiring
Post: RE: Receptacle Wiring

Don_M Wrote: (01-13-2023, 05:17 PM) -- I am a bit puzzled by your results. First, just to make sure we are talking the same nomenclature – I assume when you refer to “pair 1 white” that is reference ...
kencombs Home Improvement 11 527 01-14-2023, 10:17 AM
  0 Thread: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw
Post: RE: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-10-2023, 07:35 PM) -- Interesting. Years ago, 1985? or so, I was shown a saw that was 3 stories up, in a grain elevator of all places. I think it was used for cutting boards for ...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 11 643 01-11-2023, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut countertop finish
Post: RE: Walnut countertop finish

I'm experimenting with the pour on epoxy type, but thinned to allow brush and roller application. So far it looks like it's going to work. Sanded the first coat with 180 until , all grain filled and...
kencombs Woodworking 11 877 12-26-2022, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut countertop finish
Post: RE: Walnut countertop finish

I'm experimenting with the pour on epoxy type, but thinned to allow brush and roller application. So far it looks like it's going to work. Sanded the first coat with 180 until , all grain filled and...
kencombs Woodworking 11 877 12-26-2022, 10:08 AM
  0 Thread: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??
Post: RE: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (11-09-2022, 06:16 PM) -- These guys will have what you need: https://www.diamondtoolstore.com/collections/engineered-stone-quartz-blades You fellas that are crying the ...
kencombs Home Improvement 20 1,240 11-15-2022, 02:43 PM
  0 Thread: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??
Post: RE: Circ saw blade to cut quartz countertop??

shoottmx Wrote: (11-08-2022, 02:04 PM) -- Need to cut down a 48" long piece of 1" thick quartz. Just looked at a bunch of 7 1/4" diamond blades at the borg but none specified quartz. There were Makit...
kencombs Home Improvement 20 1,240 11-09-2022, 11:44 AM
  0 Thread: Power washer
Post: RE: Power washer

IME, it totally depends on your plan uses and expectations. And budget of course. Most any of them will be ok for occasional use and light cleaning. Frequent use and or heavy cleaning, I'd step up...
kencombs Home Improvement 6 529 07-27-2022, 10:15 AM
  0 Thread: Tap off one side of 240V
Post: RE: Tap off one side of 240V

OK only if it is a 4 wire 240 circuit. Ground and neutral in addition to the hot wires. Otherwise the bare ground would be carrying current which is a no no.
kencombs Home Improvement 8 695 07-27-2022, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Spray Gun Nozzle Pressure
Post: RE: Spray Gun Nozzle Pressure

Willyou Wrote: (07-26-2022, 08:48 PM) -- Thanks. So, once your inlet pressure goes above 29 psi, does the tip pressure go up by equal amounts; i.e., 11 psi at the tip for 30 psi inlet and so on? Doe...
kencombs Woodworking Power Tools 9 682 07-26-2022, 11:57 PM
  0 Thread: aspen
Post: RE: aspen

The first time I heard of aspen as a building product, not just a tree name was probably early 70s. The first OSB offered for sale locally was a brand known as 'Aspenite'. Because it was made totall...
kencombs Woodworking 11 767 07-23-2022, 11:16 AM
  0 Thread: Construction/Framing - Bringing adjoining floors level with each other.
Post: RE: Construction/Framing - Bringing adjoining floo...

mound Wrote: (07-15-2022, 09:38 AM) -- My plan for the sliders, if it became necessary, would be to remove them and essentially re-install them an inch or so higher.. would be a PITA but doable.  Ja...
kencombs Home Improvement 25 1,848 07-16-2022, 09:51 AM
  0 Thread: Construction/Framing - Bringing adjoining floors level with each other.
Post: RE: Construction/Framing - Bringing adjoining floo...

I'd be concerned with the area where the sliders are. As I understand it the current floor level would be raised 3/4" or so where it meets them. How do you plan to address that? As an alternat...
kencombs Home Improvement 25 1,848 07-15-2022, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: BLO cure time?
Post: RE: BLO cure time?

If I had that problem I'd use the two responses above.  First wash with mineral spirits, wiping it as dry as possible and drying overnight.  Then use the thin coat of Japan Drier enhanced BLO. I've...
kencombs Finishing 15 1,234 06-15-2022, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: Porcelain Berry Vines and Roundup
Post: RE: Porcelain Berry Vines and Roundup

I've have very good success with the generic version of Roundup on our local invasive vine, Japanese Honeysuckle. Grows everywhere it's not wanted! Rather than spraying, I cut the vine to a foot or...
kencombs Home Improvement 12 897 06-11-2022, 01:59 PM
  0 Thread: Bartop finish outside???
Post: RE: Bartop finish outside???

jteneyck Wrote: (06-04-2022, 03:13 PM) -- Sunlight is the enemy of epoxy, so if that's what your bartop finish is then you would either need to put a marine varnish over it or choose another finish i...
kencombs Finishing 2 390 06-11-2022, 01:51 PM
  0 Thread: Bartop finish outside???
Post: Bartop finish outside???

I have several kits of the pour on bartop finish.   They are at least 15 years old, but I opened one and mixed a small batch.  It hardened fine surprisingly. My question is this:  Would this stuff ...
kencombs Finishing 2 390 06-04-2022, 09:05 AM
  0 Thread: BLO cure time?
Post: RE: reply

Bill Tindall Wrote: (06-04-2022, 06:25 AM) -- In this context "cure" means complete the reaction of oxygen with the oil to crosslink the oil.  This reaction generates some volatile stinky products, t...
kencombs Finishing 15 1,234 06-04-2022, 08:54 AM
  0 Thread: zero turn lawnmower for hills?
Post: RE: zero turn lawnmower for hills?

I'm a ZTR fan. After 60+ years of tractor type, walk behinds etc, I got one 4 years ago. Much faster. Hills are doable if not too steep, otherwise just up/down, do sideways mowing. I looked a...
kencombs Home Improvement 13 1,040 05-30-2022, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: UPDATE: Anyone useing a "Water source" heat pump?
Post: RE: Anyone useing a "Water source" heat pump?

A few installations were done semi-locally several years ago using lakes or big ponds. But in the ones I know of, the placed the heat exchanger in the water source and pumped an antifreeze/water mix ...
kencombs Home Improvement 11 1,149 02-27-2022, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: UPDATE: Anyone useing a "Water source" heat pump?
Post: RE: Anyone useing a "Water source" heat pump?

A few installations were done semi-locally several years ago using lakes or big ponds. But in the ones I know of, the placed the heat exchanger in the water source and pumped an antifreeze/water mix ...
kencombs Home Improvement 11 1,149 02-27-2022, 10:57 AM

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