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  0 Thread: Big table top!
Post: Big table top!

I am finishing up what I consider an odd sized table.  It is 5' x 5' out of 1 3/8" thick walnut.  Heavy top, so heavy that since I work by myself, I had to design a apparatus to move and flip the top ...
iublue Woodworking 5 386 04-14-2024, 09:58 PM
  0 Thread: Lane Acclaim Table Build
Post: RE: Lane Acclaim Table Build

jteneyck Wrote: (04-13-2024, 04:19 PM) -- Thanks very much.  If you meant the tall fence and featherboard I use for cutting veneer, I copied a design by John Lanciani.  It does work very well.  Shoul...
iublue Woodworking 17 1,220 04-14-2024, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: Lane Acclaim Table Build
Post: RE: Lane Acclaim Table Build

John, I love the jigs and fixtures you made. Using the CNC to round the legs was cool The veneer cutting jig was genius! I really like the maple touch on the aprons.  Very classy. Nice wo...
iublue Woodworking 17 1,220 04-13-2024, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: 1/2" Shank Router Bits
Post: RE: 1/2" Shank Router Bits

No interest? How about $2 each including shipping? I took the wax off of one of the bits and it was like new underneath.
iublue Tool Swap N' Sell 1 325 04-04-2024, 08:20 PM
  0 Thread: 1/2" Shank Router Bits
Post: 1/2" Shank Router Bits

I have 19 HSS router bits for sale.  I have no idea how old these are but many still have the wax on them. Some surface rust but I actually think the pics make it look worse than it is. I will est...
iublue Tool Swap N' Sell 1 325 04-01-2024, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: Suggestion on how to make this? (Hands holding a cross)
Post: RE: Suggestion on how to make this? (Hands holding...

jteneyck Wrote: (03-20-2024, 12:04 PM) -- That would a simple project for a CNC if you wanted to just do a relief carve, or pour epoxy in the relief, or even do any inlay.  Here's what a simple relie...
iublue Woodworking 9 551 03-26-2024, 07:19 PM
  0 Thread: An old fashioned gloat...
Post: RE: An old fashioned gloat...

fishhh4 Wrote: (03-01-2024, 10:05 PM) -- Good lord we used to have a lot of crowing on here. I have been fortunate in the past and probably conveyed it here myself. It seems the real tool gloats are ...
iublue Woodworking 17 1,194 03-02-2024, 08:20 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-09-2024, 10:54 AM) -- I know you didn't ask this question of me but I think it's a poor test. It would not tell you the moisture content of the slab. To get moisture on the fi...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-28-2024, 06:38 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-08-2024, 08:27 AM) -- Empirical evidence detector for $29.00 (https://www.amazon.com/General-Tools-MMD4E-Moisture-High-Medium-Low/dp/B00275F5O2/ref=sr_1_5?crid=15IKA98C8QEWC&k...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-14-2024, 10:20 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Stanley McMahan Wrote: (02-14-2024, 06:33 AM) -- I am sure you have checked that the meter is accurate? I may have missed it in the thread, but this is a possibility. Are your tools rusting? Lumber t...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-14-2024, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-09-2024, 10:54 AM) -- I know you didn't ask this question of me but I think it's a poor test. It would not tell you the moisture content of the slab. To get moisture on the fi...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-09-2024, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (01-29-2024, 10:51 PM) -- Who designed / specified this shop build ? Was it inspected by an authority or private engineer ? You do know that water vapor is an entirely dif...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-09-2024, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-05-2024, 10:34 AM) -- Yes there is empirical evidence. It has always been a problem in home construction. Most jurisdictions require a 6 mil, impermeable barrier under the sla...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-08-2024, 07:13 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (02-04-2024, 10:35 PM) -- Don't know when that was or if it's peculiar to Indiana, but in the southeast:  AL, GA, SC, and N.FL vapor barriers for a slab in enclosed buildings ha...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-05-2024, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

iublue Wrote: (02-01-2024, 08:37 PM) -- So you think a day or so would be enough time? I taped two pieces of plastic down to the floor in two spots. Both pieces are about 2' x 3'.  I used packin...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-04-2024, 03:18 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Roly Wrote: (01-28-2024, 12:55 PM) -- Tape some clear plastic to the floor, about 2 foot square, sealing all around and see if you have condensation under it after a day or so.    That should tell yo...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 02-01-2024, 08:37 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

JosephP Wrote: (01-30-2024, 02:55 PM) -- I'm not a builder...but it is my understanding that a vapor barrier is pretty standard for a slab under any building that will be climate controlled.  Obvious...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 01-31-2024, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Admiral Wrote: (01-29-2024, 06:35 PM) -- I think that's the only rational source.  The plastic idea is an excellent suggestion and will likely tell the origin tale.  Then becomes the quesiton of seal...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 01-30-2024, 12:45 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (01-29-2024, 10:51 PM) -- Who designed / specified this shop build ? Was it inspected by an authority or private engineer ? You do know that water vapor is an entirely differe...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 01-30-2024, 12:42 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

MNice Wrote: (01-29-2024, 10:25 PM) -- Is the heater vented?  If not, that’s a big part of the problem. I run a ceiling fan 24/7, live in MN and have zero problem in my 24x24 shop heated with vented ...
iublue Woodworking 62 4,660 01-30-2024, 12:34 PM

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