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  0 Thread: ever set your tablesaw at 42" off the ground?
Post: RE: ever set your tablesaw at 42" off the ground?

[attachment=37720][attachment=37719][attachment=37719][attachment=37719][attachment=37719][attachment=37719]I have my work bench at 38" and my radial saw next to it at 43" I like the height a lot. Get...
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 6 337 1 hour ago
  0 Thread: Misc. Hand Tools
Post: Misc. Hand Tools

Incra 12" flat rule. Incra 12"  bend rule 2, old Stanley 24" folding rules 1 Craftsman 6' folding ruler 1 Lufkin 6' folding ruler Incra scraper holder 2 brass 12" mini clamps All for $70 includin...
Pirate Tool Swap N' Sell 1 324 09-12-2021, 02:39 PM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

Permits for stuff you can do to code yourself in your own house. Kept your door closed when doing it! Don't think the permit or code person's will be able to get access to your house.  Just be sure yo...
Pirate Home Improvement 19 1,840 07-16-2021, 12:19 PM
  Brick Thread: Toilet refill tube?
Post: RE: Toilet refill tube?

Plugged toilet and stuck flapper valve will overflow the bowl, with or without the tube in or out of the overflow tube. FYI. I replaced our toilet with one with a 3" flapper.  Wow! Big difference. Muc...
Pirate Home Improvement 7 631 07-14-2021, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: Toilet refill tube?
Post: Toilet refill tube?

Toilets have a refill tube that directs water down the overflow tube, into the bowl to fill the bowl. When the bowl water level is at a certain height, it won't get any higher, because the water will ...
Pirate Home Improvement 7 631 07-14-2021, 09:50 AM
  0 Thread: Delta RC 33 problem
Post: RE: Delta RC 33 problem

To eliminate snipe on my Rockwell Invicta (same as RC 33) I just increased feed roller pressure. Keeps the board down. I don't use any extension tables
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 6 699 06-21-2021, 07:52 PM
  0 Thread: Which prong on plug gets black eire?
Post: Which prong on plug gets black eire?

Friend asked me. Here is how I remembered it. "Black is bad" Black wire is hot and will hurt you (Bad) In 30's cowboy movies the bad guy usually wore a black hat. "Wide is white"  white wire to wide...
Pirate Home Improvement 13 1,150 06-19-2021, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: turning Ipe
Post: RE: turning Ipe

Someone gave me a bunch of 2x6 Ipe cutoffs. Turned a garden trowel for my wifes favorite trowel. No problem turning. And I did it with dull chisels. Be aware, some people are alergic to it. Girl I got...
Pirate Woodturning 6 1,194 06-16-2021, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling fan light dimmer?
Post: RE: Ceiling fan light dimmer?

I would need a dimmer that would fit in the light housing of the fan. Fan and light shares the power from the wall switch. Has to be for dimmable led bulbs
Pirate Home Improvement 7 711 06-15-2021, 04:30 PM
  0 Thread: Hand held grease gun
Post: RE: Hand held grease gun

Be sure to wipe dirt and grease off zerk before using.
Pirate Home Improvement 11 933 06-15-2021, 04:24 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling fan light dimmer?
Post: Ceiling fan light dimmer?

With a wall switch feeding power to a ceiling fan with a light, you can't  use a wall dimmer for the lights. Does anyone sell a in fan light dimmer switch?
Pirate Home Improvement 7 711 06-06-2021, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: Ceiling Fan Direction
Post: RE: Ceiling Fan Direction

Having rental houses, I found when the tenant has the fans blowing up, the ceiling gets dirty,  I epoxy the switch in the down mode
Pirate Home Improvement 17 1,744 06-06-2021, 04:43 PM
  0 Thread: Altering a slot cutting router bit
Post: RE: Altering a slot cutting router bit

My local sharpener has done it for me. Untill he moved out of state.
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 8 951 05-18-2021, 11:58 AM
  0 Thread: Chisel id?
Post: Chisel id?

[attachment=35206][attachment=35205][attachment=35205]I found this chisel. Its 1 1/4" wide, and 1/2" thick. It's  got a curve to it.  Looks like the curve was for cutting bottoms of mortices but not s...
Pirate Woodworking Hand Tools 1 569 05-08-2021, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Veritas card scraper holder
Post: FS: Veritas card scraper holder

[attachment=35204]Veritas card scraper holder. Used in good shape. $27. Including shipping
Pirate Tool Swap N' Sell 1 478 05-08-2021, 10:54 AM
  0 Thread: zero clearance troat plate
Post: RE: zero clearance troat plate

Plywood. In addition of 4 thru holes for leveling set screws, If there is any side play at all, I put 2 set screws in 1 side. Anyone except me ever have a throat plate explode? 1/4 of it hit an overhe...
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 20 2,916 05-07-2021, 05:50 PM
  0 Thread: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw
Post: RE: Sawstop contractor vs Unisaw

After using my old Unisaur for years I used a Delta 10" contractor saw I bought, because the price was a giveaway. Using it made me love the Unisaur even more. I wouldn't go from Unisaw to contractor ...
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 24 3,250 05-07-2021, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw long term storage?
Post: RE: Table saw long term storage?

A friend used a bicycle chain lube called White Lightning. In Humid SW FL it kept his cast iron top perfect for 7 months. Not a spot of rust. It drys and leaves a wax coating
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,531 05-07-2021, 05:31 PM
  0 Thread: Speed Control
Post: RE: Speed Control

Put wheel in lathe and sharpen.  I chuck wheels in my Shopsmith 10er, to sharpen chisels. Being able to slow down speed is nice
Pirate Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,710 05-07-2021, 05:25 PM
  0 Thread: How deep for 4x4 posts in concrete?
Post: RE: How deep for 4x4 posts in concrete?

Most fences Ive seen with 4 x 4 posts are put in with no concrete. I put gravel in bottom of hole, and put roofing tar on post from 4" above ground to bottom of post. Ive heard epoxy resin works good ...
Pirate Home Improvement 9 837 04-20-2021, 10:23 AM

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