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  0 Thread: Clear Vue Max system
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Arlin Eastman Wrote: (11-21-2021, 04:28 PM) -- Hey buddy what size is the inlet and outlet of the clear vue?  I would LOVE to get it for us to use and how nice they are.  Let me know ok. -- 8" inle...
iublue Tool Swap N' Sell 6 436 11-23-2021, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Clear Vue Max system
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I have a somewhat unique situation that will afford someone a good deal if they will work with me. I need to build a new shop.  If I was guessing, construction will start in the spring.  I need to ...
iublue Tool Swap N' Sell 6 436 11-21-2021, 11:45 AM
  0 Thread: cherry closet wall
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Looks great.  That had to be quite the project.
iublue Woodworking 15 1,111 09-19-2021, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Fine Woodworking Magazines
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iublue Wrote: (09-12-2021, 09:16 PM) -- After seeing what it took to empty Mom's house it is time to clear out some and make it easier for my kids. I have 115 total issues of Fine Woodworking Maga...
iublue Tool Swap N' Sell 3 698 09-15-2021, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

NickNC Wrote: (09-14-2021, 10:27 AM) -- I'm suggesting relocating the basement entrance, not putting the metal door in the room. It's only "overly melodramatic" until someone gets hurt.  Just trying...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-15-2021, 06:30 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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NickNC Wrote: (09-13-2021, 02:48 PM) -- Well, first, you’re missing floor joists.  Plywood doesn’t apply unless it’s an engineered parallam or gluelam type beam (IBC 2308.4.3).  Floor joists account ...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-13-2021, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

NickNC Wrote: (09-13-2021, 09:31 AM) -- Whether or not inspections get performed doesn’t mean codes shouldn’t be followed.  As an Architect, I can tell you a torsion box doesn’t meet the structural r...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-13-2021, 11:43 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

Cooler Wrote: (09-13-2021, 08:38 AM) -- I know what a torsion box is, but it is overkill.  You can achieve satisfactory strength by using doubled-up 3/4" plywood.  Why over-complicate this? Yes, a...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-13-2021, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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Cooler Wrote: (09-13-2021, 11:04 AM) -- There are fire code rules for laundry drops that require that the chute and "door" be fireproof.  The opening would act as a flue otherwise.  I wonder if that ...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-13-2021, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: RE: Is a torsion box the best solution?

NickNC Wrote: (09-13-2021, 09:31 AM) -- Whether or not inspections get performed doesn’t mean codes shouldn’t be followed.  As an Architect, I can tell you a torsion box doesn’t meet the structural r...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-13-2021, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Fine Woodworking Magazines
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After seeing what it took to empty Mom's house it is time to clear out some and make it easier for my kids. I have 115 total issues of Fine Woodworking Magazine. For years 1984 to 2002, I have t...
iublue Tool Swap N' Sell 3 698 09-12-2021, 09:16 PM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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abernat Wrote: (09-12-2021, 11:31 AM) -- Soss hinges - they're totally invisible once installed, no visible knuckle. https://www.soss.com/invisible-hinge-product-overview/ -- I don't know if the...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-12-2021, 08:36 PM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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barryvabeach Wrote: (09-10-2021, 07:43 PM) -- Cooler,  a torsion box is a totally different animal than two pieces of plywood screwed together.  It is similar to an I joist https://www.apawood.org/i-...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-12-2021, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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NickNC Wrote: (09-07-2021, 03:29 PM) -- Not that I want to be “that guy”, but check your local codes.  If that is the only way in or out of that basement, I’m pretty sure most states require at least...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-12-2021, 11:07 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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Tapper Wrote: (09-11-2021, 10:21 PM) -- I would re-think the design. If your friend is going to the trouble and expense of adding on to his home, I'd spend a little extra dough and design an access t...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-12-2021, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
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abernat Wrote: (09-05-2021, 01:43 PM) -- I take it back - I found a note that said my hatch was 75 pounds, so you'd be in the 100 range.  I think a 3/8" skin would work fine if you've got a decent...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-06-2021, 06:47 AM
  Question Thread: Is a torsion box the best solution?
Post: Is a torsion box the best solution?

A friend is adding on to his house.  At present they have a door that covers up the stairs to the basement.  Think old style, lift the door and go into the unfinished basement. The addition will make...
iublue Woodworking 31 2,094 09-05-2021, 09:40 AM
  0 Thread: Workshop Plans
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ajkoontz Wrote: (06-22-2021, 10:34 PM) -- You're in central IN, correct? If you go with a pole barn do you have a crew lined up? My neighbor just had a pole barn built and it was less expensive than ...
iublue Woodworking 8 888 06-24-2021, 08:05 AM
  0 Thread: Workshop Plans
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iclark Wrote: (06-23-2021, 01:09 PM) -- Some possible considerations for the new build: 1) will there be a sink (likely laundry sink) for washing things (paint brushes, shop apron, you after a rea...
iublue Woodworking 8 888 06-24-2021, 08:04 AM
  Question Thread: Workshop Plans
Post: Workshop Plans

There is a very distinct possibility that I will need to build a new shop, probably by the end of the year.  I hate to do this now with the INSANE prices of lumber but I might not have a choice. Ar...
iublue Woodworking 8 888 06-22-2021, 09:47 PM

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