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  0 Thread: Massive table
Post: RE: Massive table

Awesome work Dave!
smithgl12 Woodworking 14 688 01-06-2020, 03:50 PM
  0 Thread: Dust collection layout?
Post: RE: Dust collection layout?

(12-31-2019, 12:29 PM)®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: I'll give 4" a try. Your goal is to reduce resistance while keeping both CFM and FPM high enough. I'd be inclined to go 6" mains based on this. http://www....
smithgl12 Woodworking 29 6,176 01-06-2020, 03:43 PM
  0 Thread: welding ideas for turning jig/tools?
Post: RE: welding ideas for turning jig/tools?

Thanks! Some good advice there. I hadn’t thought about trying to weld the HSS. I’d worry about about it losing it’s temper and hardness. Agree I’d probably have to were try welding somekind if holder ...
smithgl12 Woodturning 3 1,300 12-04-2019, 10:29 PM
  0 Thread: welding ideas for turning jig/tools?
Post: welding ideas for turning jig/tools?

Has anyone done any welding that helps your turning? I was thinking a hollowing rig with a laser would be useful. Anyone made one of these or have a design I could start from? I figured looks don't ...
smithgl12 Woodturning 3 1,300 12-03-2019, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?
Post: RE: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?

IMHO, youtube and forums have replaced clubs. In that sense there is more interest. Woodnet served to answer many a question when I got really into WW 14 years ago. I have to admit, sometimes I feel l...
smithgl12 Woodworking 77 22,557 12-03-2019, 03:38 PM
  0 Thread: Cheap sprayer for oil based finish
Post: RE: Cheap sprayer for oil based finish

(09-30-2019, 09:28 AM)Terry W Wrote: How about this. On sale for $80.  https://www.rockler.com/earlex-hvlp-prec...H2EALw_wcB I would second the Rockler Earlex for 80. No compressor needed since...
smithgl12 Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,952 10-02-2019, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Miller Falls No. 2A
Post: Miller Falls No. 2A

Nice Miller Falls No. 2A Drill. Excellent action on this one. Holds bits tightly. No cracks in handles. Wood is in great shape. $35 plus $8 packing/shipping. https://www.icloud.com/sharedalb...
smithgl12 Tool Swap N' Sell 0 695 07-02-2019, 11:01 PM
  0 Thread: hose bib vinyl
Post: RE: hose bib vinyl

(01-23-2019, 11:39 AM)FS7 Wrote: Home Depot carries Plygem siding blocks in a variety of colors and configurations. Builders Edge on Amazon is what I used for mine, and the color matched almost per...
smithgl12 Home Improvement 6 1,881 01-24-2019, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: hose bib vinyl
Post: hose bib vinyl

I'm looking to install a hose bib on the side of the house in the spring, but I'm at a loss how/where to find the trim piece of siding that matches the rest. Any tips?
smithgl12 Home Improvement 6 1,881 01-22-2019, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: How can I straighten this?
Post: RE: How can I straighten this?

(01-22-2019, 03:29 PM)Scouter Wrote: +1 on this. I agree with this too. Steam bent wood stays bent. I don't see why it wouldn't stay flat if you flattened with weight and steam and let it dry. Hold...
smithgl12 Woodworking 47 13,469 01-22-2019, 04:40 PM
  0 Thread: Portable Wood Storage Rack
Post: RE: Portable Wood Storage Rack

I'm planning to build something like this soon too. As for dimensions, I always see these massive 8' long carts for 8' sheets which seems silly to me. I'm inclined to make something around 6' long. It...
smithgl12 Woodworking 12 6,354 09-04-2018, 11:23 AM
  0 Thread: Knew Concepts fret saws
Post: RE: Knew Concepts fret saws

(08-29-2018, 08:41 AM)Mike Brady Wrote: Is there a major difference between the performance of the 5" and 3" KC saws?  Maybe I should also ask the same question about the the two weights of alloy th...
smithgl12 Woodworking Hand Tools 11 4,679 08-30-2018, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Rough Cut lawsuit
Post: RE: Rough Cut lawsuit

(08-13-2018, 07:34 AM)AHill Wrote: I went to WGBH's website today and there is zero evidence of Rough Cut.  It's not listed on their show list.  The only hit you get when searching their website is ...
smithgl12 Woodworking 123 60,574 08-13-2018, 03:28 PM
  0 Thread: Paint workshop walls or leave natural wood?
Post: RE: Paint workshop walls or leave natural wood?

(06-24-2018, 07:05 PM)toolmiser Wrote: Call me a fence sitter, but how about a compromise such as something like a "whitewash"?  You get more white, but still some wood grain.  Like most, it would h...
smithgl12 Woodworking 31 13,142 06-28-2018, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

And John. I checked out your belle city website. you set the standard for a well run, safe and neat shop. Any criticism is derived from pure jealousy.
smithgl12 Woodworking 78 35,106 06-10-2018, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

So Ken, I’m taking your advice to get stuff on my walls. To do that I need to finish framing out the shop cause the insulation is useless. I have pile of 30 2x4 finally in the shop and ready to use. ...
smithgl12 Woodworking 78 35,106 06-10-2018, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

That’s awesome to hear not only am I cleaning up my shop with this thread I can take FULL credit for cleaning many others. LOL. Kidding aside I’m glad to hear others are in the same boat. But same rul...
smithgl12 Woodworking 78 35,106 06-07-2018, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

(05-24-2018, 03:05 PM)Cecil Wrote: 5S It is a common methodology in business. Google it.  Here is a Wiki article about it https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/5S_(methodology) Once you have sorted, and ...
smithgl12 Woodworking 78 35,106 06-04-2018, 05:50 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

Has anyone here used the Kaizen Foam to get organized. Seems like a good solution but a little tedious to get everything in. And a little pricey. Is it worth it?
smithgl12 Woodworking 78 35,106 06-04-2018, 05:18 PM
  0 Thread: One Time Tools
Post: RE: One Time Tools

I think you are looking at it wrong. I'm going to defend Woodpeckers here. Though I only own one one-time-tool. I bought the Paolini pocket rule int 2013 and love it. It makes certain layout tasks eas...
smithgl12 Woodworking 17 7,053 06-04-2018, 11:42 AM

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