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  0 Thread: Filling railroad tie holes
Post: RE: Filling railroad tie holes

I like the backer rod idea. I think I will drop some gravel in first so I don't need as much backer rod. This tie is the top of a stack of 2 so I don't know if drilling through would work well. The ...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 9 1,793 10-19-2020, 06:24 AM
  0 Thread: Filling railroad tie holes
Post: Filling railroad tie holes

I just installed a raised fire pit bed surrounded by railroad ties. One of the ties has several holes where the spikes used to be. The other day after a rain I noticed that they had filled up with wat...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 9 1,793 10-16-2020, 06:00 AM
  0 Thread: I need advice
Post: RE: I need advice

They say that everybody sees colors differently. To me the silver / green / red / orange dyed segments are in continuous Rings. There are not dyed pieces that are peppered throughout.
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 11 2,293 09-26-2020, 10:32 AM
  0 Thread: I need advice
Post: RE: I need advice

Fortunately it is entire rings and not random segments. You could put brown paper between the layers, rough turn and then break apart the rings for dying. Then glue it up and turn to final shape.
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 11 2,293 09-25-2020, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: Pergola Roofing
Post: Pergola Roofing

Good morning I am building a pergola over our patio. It is roughly 15x15. there will be 6x6 posts at the corners and middle of each side. in order to have a 7ft heads pace at the low end, the rafters,...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 0 450 09-25-2020, 06:29 AM
  0 Thread: Shop insulation
Post: RE: Shop insulation

As I mentioned before, I wish I had done spray foam before moving in but I didn't and I am not clearing out the shop to do it now. I don't want to use osb or drywall because of the weight. Unfaced Ba...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 17 4,534 05-13-2020, 12:27 PM
  0 Thread: Shop insulation
Post: RE: Shop insulation

There is no Vapor barrier in a home ceiling here in Maryland either. It is typically unfaced insulation covered by drywall.
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 17 4,534 05-08-2020, 08:59 PM
  0 Thread: Shop insulation
Post: RE: Shop insulation

So I spoke to another insulation company today. they said the same thing, that they would never use a plastic Vapor barrier on a detached garage ceiling. They said that the moisture is created in the ...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 17 4,534 05-07-2020, 07:37 PM
  0 Thread: G3 Chuck and cole jaw
Post: RE: G3 Chuck and cole jaw

I think that the old key was one piece but the new ones have a handle that can slide through the shat. Call Nova customer service. they might send you a new one
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 4 1,408 05-07-2020, 06:46 AM
  0 Thread: Shop insulation
Post: RE: Shop insulation

You know that is what I had originally thought too. I called a local insulation supply house and they said not to use plastic, that I needed something that would breath
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 17 4,534 05-06-2020, 06:20 PM
  0 Thread: Shop insulation
Post: RE: Shop insulation

I wish I had insulated before we moved in. I probably would have done the blow in. at this point I would have to clear out the whole shop and that is not an option. The homasote would work but it woul...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 17 4,534 05-05-2020, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Shop insulation
Post: Shop insulation

I am going to insulate my shop ceiling and walls. Below is a picture of the space before we bought the house. I don't want to use drywall on the ceiling for a number of reasons. Weight, difficulty (on...
Dusty Workshop Home Improvement 17 4,534 05-05-2020, 01:29 PM
  0 Thread: Santa Bowl in time for Christmas
Post: RE: Santa Bowl in time for Christmas

Wonderful! That will hold a lot of Christmas cookies!
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 10 2,910 12-31-2019, 10:34 PM
  0 Thread: Pepper Grinder
Post: RE: Pepper Grinder

Another vote for walnut here. Air dried looks different than kiln dried. I bet your wife loves it! Nicely done
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 15 4,386 12-31-2019, 05:26 PM
  0 Thread: Problems with Nova Titan chuck
Post: RE: Problems with Nova Titan chuck

You say you are not using the set screw but isn't that what we are seeing in the picture? Could that be keeping the chuck from getting fully seated on the spindle?
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 16 5,046 12-31-2019, 04:06 PM
  0 Thread: G3 chuck spigot formation
Post: RE: G3 chuck spigot formation

The Nova 50 mm Jaws have a dovetail on both the inside and outside. The owners manual states that a recess is for projects such as bowls and platters and that a tenon is for endgrain projects like gob...
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 4 1,652 12-31-2019, 03:33 PM
  0 Thread: New vase
Post: RE: New vase

Very nice indeed. :-)
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 3 1,326 12-31-2019, 01:41 PM
  0 Thread: Anybody Know what this is?
Post: RE: Anybody Know what this is?

Cheese holder does make the most sense.
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 13 3,249 12-27-2019, 02:14 PM
  0 Thread: Anybody Know what this is?
Post: RE: Anybody Know what this is?

The base is 2" Dia. Height 2.75" without spikes Spikes are just short of 1" long. Way to big for a corn holder. I thought it could be to shred smoked meats but you would need 2. Any other thought...
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 13 3,249 12-26-2019, 10:33 AM
  0 Thread: Anybody Know what this is?
Post: Anybody Know what this is?

Good morning! Hope everyone had a great Christmas! We recieved this as a gift from some friends in Florida. We are at a loss as to the intended use. Beard comb? Culinary cutting aid? Back scratch...
Dusty Workshop Woodturning 13 3,249 12-26-2019, 09:06 AM

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