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  0 Thread: Remaking cedar fence sections
Post: RE: Remaking cedar fence sections

Get straight vinyl picket fence sections and watch them sag to become scalloped in a few years. :uhoh:
Foggy Home Improvement 11 4,606 02-11-2020, 05:39 PM
  0 Thread: Toy report
Post: RE: Toy report

Another source for wood for smaller projects is shipping crates. My local John Deere dealer puts out a sign "Free Wood" when their pile gets big. Another factory just puts their used packing wood outs...
Foggy Woodworking 13 5,376 02-02-2020, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: Fuel tank gauge
Post: RE: Fuel tank gauge

DaveR1 Wrote: (01-21-2020, 06:17 PM) -- Maybe you could do the same thing Piper did on the J3 Cub for a fuel gauge. (
Foggy Home Improvement 19 7,303 01-21-2020, 08:11 PM
  0 Thread: Slab floor radiant heat might have a leak
Post: RE: Slab floor radiant heat might have a leak

I don't know a thing about it, but would some auto radiator stop leak work?
Foggy Home Improvement 27 9,503 01-19-2020, 06:46 PM
  0 Thread: Raise work bench top
Post: RE: Raise work bench top

4 coffee cans full of concrete? :rolleyes: A short piece of rebar or all thread sticking out to dowel into the legs. Or, easier, 4 concrete blocks. :rolleyes:
Foggy Woodworking 21 4,764 01-16-2020, 06:16 PM
  0 Thread: Renovate an old table saw ?sed
Post: RE: Renovate an old table saw ?sed

I'm mostly finished with a table saw project. I have an old atlas saw with a small table [18"x 22"] that I bought cheap when I needed a motor. I like a large table. I found a desk with the top overhan...
Foggy Woodworking 22 10,130 12-19-2019, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Make your own dust collector
Post: RE: Make your own dust collector

Too fancy. Too much work. I took a plastic 55 gal. barrel with removable lid. It has a small and and a larger bung hole in the lid. Sit shop vac on the barrel and jam the hose into the small bung hole...
Foggy Woodworking Power Tools 2 1,848 12-12-2019, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: 2 from the same burl
Post: RE: 2 from the same burl

All I see is 2 slotted screw heads. :s
Foggy Woodturning 4 2,331 11-23-2019, 06:19 AM
  0 Thread: keeping glue from freezing
Post: RE: keeping glue from freezing

I recommend using a thermostat or some sort or a very small wattage bulb. I have had many hot lunches in wintertime, heated in an insulated box with a couple light bulbs. Even cooked TV dinners.
Foggy Woodworking 14 5,467 11-19-2019, 01:31 PM
  0 Thread: Thien separator for 30 gal garbage can
Post: RE: Thien separator for 30 gal garbage can

Why so fancy? I took a 55 gal plastic barrel with a removable lid. It comes with 2 holes in the lid. A bigger one and a smaller one. Set a shop vac on top with the hose sucking from the smaller hole. ...
Foggy Woodworking 7 4,210 11-10-2019, 10:03 PM
  0 Thread: Storing wood standing on end
Post: RE: Storing wood standing on end

The local BORGs store their trim lumber on end. Not a straight piece in the entire store. Of course it's probably not very dry when they get it.
Foggy Woodworking 13 5,035 10-28-2019, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: Anti-Barking Devices
Post: RE: Anti-Barking Devices

Had a neighbor that would put her dogs out after the 11 pm news, turn up her AC, then go to bed. Dogs would want back in and bark all night. It took a few 3 am phone calls for her to get the message.
Foggy Home Improvement 23 6,633 10-18-2019, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Menards
Post: RE: Menards

Be prepared to sort through a lot of boards that aren't fit for crating lumber to find a couple boards that are almost good enough to carry home. :upset:
Foggy Woodworking 7 4,433 10-06-2019, 03:46 PM
  0 Thread: wooden deck spacing
Post: RE: wooden deck spacing

I used 16D nails as spacers. Nailed through a scrap piece of board so it can lay across fixed deck board and loose one with nail down between them. Jam tight and fasten deck board. Use several for cro...
Foggy Home Improvement 7 2,918 10-02-2019, 04:33 PM
  0 Thread: Build your own wood lathe
Post: RE: Build your own wood lathe

I have a homemade wood lathe that will take 8 foot stock. Ways are two 6" channel irons on edge, face to face with about a one inch space between them. Welded up angle iron legs, saw horse style. Abou...
Foggy Woodworking Power Tools 3 2,140 09-09-2019, 05:24 PM
  0 Thread: Fake Dewalt planer??
Post: RE: Fake Dewalt planer??

Google maps says Armenia. Shipping is probably expensive and slow.
Foggy Woodworking Power Tools 15 7,919 09-08-2019, 01:18 PM
  0 Thread: Scarce riser block kits for older 14" delta or rockwell bandsaws
Post: RE: Scarce riser block kits for older 14" delta or...

A while back I bought a riser block for my Delta from somebody else because it was cheaper. fit perfectly, just the wrong color. I will see if I can find the paperwork for details.
Foggy Woodworking Power Tools 7 6,152 08-26-2019, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Well
Post: RE: Well

If the well is be abandoned it should be sealed with grout to prevent contamination of the aquifer by whatever may be on the surface. A phone call to a well driller should give you the requirements.
Foggy Home Improvement 22 9,058 08-21-2019, 10:25 AM
  0 Thread: Loft bed questions
Post: RE: Loft bed questions

Now the fight begins. "Who gets the window?".  I'm late to the party but my first thought to the joint you questioned would be to put a piece of 2" x 2" angle iron on the back side of the joint. Prob...
Foggy Woodworking 20 8,507 08-21-2019, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: Vinyl floor seam repairs?
Post: RE: Vinyl floor seam repairs?

So i'm thinking:  with a piece of wire and the vacuum, work all the dirt and junk out of the seam.  Mask both sides of the face of the seam so run out glue won't make a mess on the surface.  Squirt...
Foggy Home Improvement 6 2,741 08-17-2019, 12:31 PM

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