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  0 Thread: denatured alcohol formulation
Post: RE: denatured alcohol formulation

The FDA has a whole list of denatured alcohol formulations. Most of what is sold in the box stores is mostly methanol with a couple drops of ethanol. The link below is one I get form Amazon that has n...
CEPenworks Finishing 4 179 09-14-2021, 06:17 AM
  0 Thread: Solvents
Post: RE: Solvents

70% Isopropanol is used as a common disinfectant. The reason for the 70% not 100% is not due to the exposure time but due to desiccating the organisms and preserving them instead of killing them. But ...
CEPenworks Finishing 6 812 06-21-2021, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: cherry guitar
Post: RE: cherry guitar

Several things I have tried with Cherry are Watco Fruitwood Danish oil followed by Waterlox original. That gives a warm color. Simpler is a couple coats of Amber shellac. THat is definitely a lighter ...
CEPenworks Finishing 3 413 06-14-2021, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 problems
Post: RE: DW735 problems

I will have to try the impact. I tried using a socket but couldn't hold the shaft from turning.
CEPenworks Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,518 05-27-2021, 06:32 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 problems
Post: RE: DW735 problems

How did you get the fan off so you could remove the inner half of the housing?
CEPenworks Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,518 05-26-2021, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 problems
Post: RE: DW735 problems

I have been slowly trying to fix this thing. The fan housing halves have a groove that is supposed to mate to the other side to help seal. I noticed on mine the edge nearest the machine housing that g...
CEPenworks Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,518 05-25-2021, 10:20 AM
  0 Thread: asphalt milling maintenance
Post: RE: asphalt milling maintenance

While I was digging around for a contactor I came across some information on chipseal. I always thought chipseal was just a build up of tar and stone. It is actually a coating of tar over pavement to ...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 13 1,602 05-20-2021, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: asphalt milling maintenance
Post: asphalt milling maintenance

This is an addition to the ongoing threads I have about resurfacing a private drive I live on. I am wanting to use asphalt millings to resurface the drive. It has been dirt and stone for the past 15 y...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 13 1,602 05-10-2021, 12:48 PM
  0 Thread: DW735 problems
Post: RE: DW735 problems

I am still searching for the problem. I have a bad feeling mine is coming from behind the blower fan possibly where the fan housing meets the motor.
CEPenworks Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,518 05-10-2021, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: RE: Paving question

There are 4 homes on the drive. It is about 600' long and dead ends at the main road. We had a contractor out last night. He feels the base is good to go with some regrading. He will check how deep ...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 18 1,639 05-07-2021, 11:58 AM
  0 Thread: Driving dust with crusher run
Post: RE: Driving dust with crusher run

This is a shared drive and some are already complaining about dust. It currently is hard pack dirt with some stone. I am sure the crusher would be less dust but if it does have dust they will keep com...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 7 761 05-06-2021, 11:46 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 problems
Post: RE: DW735 problems

I will have to give it one more try. I took apart the blower housing and didn't find any problems like he did. I haven't run it since then so I will have to see if reseating those screws fixes my prob...
CEPenworks Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,518 05-06-2021, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 problems
Post: DW735 problems

I have a DW735 planer that has worked great for a number of years now. Lately it has been filling up with chips. I think they may be coming from where the shroud over the blades meets the blower. Noth...
CEPenworks Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,518 05-05-2021, 05:05 PM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: RE: Paving question

I put filings on my own drive and rolled it with a 2ton roller. I have no complaints but when talking about paving the shared drive my wife said she doesn't want what I put on our drive. I haven't had...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 18 1,639 05-05-2021, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: Driving dust with crusher run
Post: Driving dust with crusher run

For you that have roads with crusher run, 1" stone down to dust, how much dust is created when you drive 20-25mph? I would think once it is compacted it there shouldn't be dust. Does that happen in re...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 7 761 05-05-2021, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: RE: Paving question

I am not sure exactly what is currently down. Up by the main road there is about 6 feet of fill and it is at grade by the time it reaches my house. The surface is dirt with some rock and asphalt milli...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 18 1,639 05-05-2021, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: RE: Paving question

The first 2/3 is down a hill so it drains well. There are a couple soft spots and the bottom that have formed over the past 15 years. My preference would be to put down crusher run which I think wou...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 18 1,639 05-04-2021, 10:02 AM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: Paving question

I live on a shared private drive and the others are dead set on paving the drive. I have never dealt with paving so I am not sure what to look for in a paving contractor. What should I be on the looko...
CEPenworks Home Improvement 18 1,639 05-04-2021, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: Creative door stops
Post: Creative door stops

I have some small inset doors where there is nothing to stop the door when closing. I am using blum hinges. the only thing I have been able to come up with is to tack a small block in the corner of th...
CEPenworks Woodworking 5 1,148 03-31-2021, 06:07 PM
  0 Thread: Cabinet knob
Post: RE: Cabinet knob

I finally did a test knob. I took a piece of walnut that was milled to 3/4" I took some and resewed it down the middle then glued those on the outside of a full 3/4" piece. This was all from the same ...
CEPenworks Woodturning 10 1,761 03-28-2021, 07:04 PM

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