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  0 Thread: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wiring
Post: RE: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wi...

Interesting...I brought an electrician in years ago as I was considering replacing the K&T wiring in my home...He used the old adage, if ain't broke, don't fix it, with respect to K&T. That wa...
brianwelch Home Improvement 4 95 33 minutes ago
  0 Thread: Large format bandsaw
Post: Large format bandsaw

Anyone in need of a bandsaw suitable for large work? Don't know the seller, but thought this was a beaut... https://southjersey.craigslist.org/tls/d...11392.html
brianwelch Woodworking Power Tools 3 353 07-27-2021, 02:04 PM
  0 Thread: Wandering router bits
Post: RE: Wandering router bits

I have had the same issue but turned out not to be the collet, but as mentioned above, the height adjustment lock...  1/2" bits are a great improvement, but will have little effect if it is the same p...
brianwelch Woodworking 17 1,347 07-23-2021, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Watch out for scammers
Post: RE: Watch out for scammers

Also, I believe using "Friends and Family" option to save the seller a few points (the Paypal commission) makes you SOL, should the deal go south... edit (Looks like this information is repeated in th...
brianwelch Tool Swap N' Sell 8 1,040 07-22-2021, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: Unisaw in San Diego $250
Post: RE: Unisaw in San Diego $250

Looks like it has been sold...
brianwelch Tool Swap N' Sell 5 409 07-22-2021, 05:52 AM
  0 Thread: Wood toy recommendation
Post: RE: Wood toy recommendation

Great suggestion, so simple yet on point...Agree, our imaginations were forced to be engaged, as opposed to now following directions/scripts/hieroglyphics...   Thanks!
brianwelch Woodworking 8 483 07-21-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: Wood toy recommendation
Post: Wood toy recommendation

Our grandson is about to turn 2 in September. I built him a Pikler Triangle, Arch (arch was fabbed as a laminated curve rather than plywood), and ramp for his 1st and looking for ideas for the upcomin...
brianwelch Woodworking 8 483 07-21-2021, 09:05 AM
  0 Thread: need help with glue up Reading, PA
Post: RE: need help with glue up Reading, PA

If you know anyone with a track saw, it should make quick work as well...
brianwelch Woodworking 7 759 07-19-2021, 08:36 AM
  0 Thread: Removing quarter rounds
Post: RE: Removing quarter rounds

Reminds me of the HF tools for removing upholstery and auto trim and moldings, etc... https://www.harborfreight.com/trim-and-m...64126.html and  https://www.harborfreight.com/5-piece-up...99739.html
brianwelch Woodworking 9 1,052 06-15-2021, 11:51 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: RE: Inspection person's

(05-21-2021, 09:53 AM)paulWoodworker Wrote: It's a power trip.. The same thing happened to me when I sold my first house. Some "inspector" insisted every outlet had to be GFCI. I had already moved t...
brianwelch Home Improvement 28 2,388 05-21-2021, 02:42 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone in need of some serious woodworking equipment?
Post: Anyone in need of some serious woodworking equipme...

Waaaay above my level... https://philadelphia.craigslist.org/tls/...21004.html
brianwelch Woodworking Power Tools 1 884 05-13-2021, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp
Post: RE: Gas Range Not Coming Up To Temp

May be a silly question... Many ovens have a means of calibrating (adjusting) the temp. Have you been able to locate and RTM to confirm?
brianwelch Home Improvement 14 1,210 04-21-2021, 01:09 PM
  0 Thread: Concrete Countertop Overhang
Post: RE: Concrete Countertop Overhang

something low profile like this: https://originalgranitebracket.com/produ...0720983137 Keep in mind you still need to allow resistance to the overturning of the stem/support wall...I trust it is well ...
brianwelch Home Improvement 5 510 04-20-2021, 05:57 AM
  0 Thread: Gasket question
Post: RE: Gasket question

On a number of occasions I have used garden hose washers for gaskets if the conditions permit...
brianwelch Home Improvement 9 758 04-18-2021, 05:10 AM
  0 Thread: Anybody ever refinished a tub?
Post: RE: Anybody ever refinished a tub?

My limited experience is that it is best left to the pros, (take the time to find the ones with a good reputation), as there are a number of "fly-by-nighters" out there... I had it done by the cheapes...
brianwelch Home Improvement 11 1,171 04-09-2021, 09:39 AM
  0 Thread: Wood Flooring Repair Question
Post: RE: Wood Flooring Repair Question

How old is the house/flooring? I ask as I have similar situation, tho' not quite as noticeable, in a circa 1880 home. No subfloor...Yellow Pine flooring
brianwelch Home Improvement 13 1,312 04-05-2021, 01:55 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting wooden disks
Post: RE: Cutting wooden disks

I made over 200 3.5"" diameter butcher block style coasters for wedding takeaways...used a table saw to shape into an octagon, then turned it down to a cylinder on my lathe. Then used my chop saw to c...
brianwelch Woodworking 19 1,544 04-04-2021, 12:34 PM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

(04-02-2021, 08:33 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: Brian?  You know after I posted I had the same thought  (in fact the opposite side of the house has the peak(without the family room) and my extension ladder...
brianwelch Home Improvement 25 2,021 04-02-2021, 10:20 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

I rented (actually had free use of) a boomlift to install siding on the high area of my house...not necessarily the cheapest route, but safe, and fun... I considered pump jacks and plank, but the safe...
brianwelch Home Improvement 25 2,021 04-02-2021, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Sheetrock Repair ?
Post: RE: Sheetrock Repair ?

(03-25-2021, 04:47 PM)KC Wrote: isn't it a 'rule of sheetrock' to not have a joint above the door?  Moot point I guess... but curious. I think above a door is okay, just not at any right angle open...
brianwelch Home Improvement 12 991 03-26-2021, 06:41 AM

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