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  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...

Dumb_Polack Wrote: (04-02-2021, 08:11 AM) -- Well...the job started out simple enough...... just scrape and paint the trim around the door.  Did that, but when I stained the side of the brickmold, we...
mike4244 Home Improvement 31 3,458 11-24-2021, 10:57 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Hybrid Saw Dado Insert
Post: RE: Delta Hybrid Saw Dado Insert

Dunno207 Wrote: (11-23-2021, 04:21 PM) -- I recently acquired an older delta hybrid saw that is in pretty great condition. Model: 36-714 The only problem is I need an insert for a Dado blade an...
mike4244 Woodworking Power Tools 8 273 11-24-2021, 10:39 PM
  0 Thread: should have done it years ago department
Post: RE: should have done it years ago department

MarkSingleton Wrote: (09-17-2021, 04:18 PM) -- A minor glue up this morning. But the stopper for the glue bottle didn't want to budge. Had to get a pair of pliers and pull the silly thing off. Sa...
mike4244 Woodworking 26 2,314 10-13-2021, 10:03 PM
  0 Thread: Need help with drill press motor
Post: RE: Need help with drill press motor

mike4244 Wrote: (09-30-2021, 06:08 PM) -- Take your old motor to a reputable motor shop. They will either re-build your motor or sell you a new one.  Before I would buy a motor online I would have t...
mike4244 Woodworking Power Tools 22 1,303 09-30-2021, 06:19 PM
  0 Thread: Need help with drill press motor
Post: RE: Need help with drill press motor

msweig Wrote: (09-30-2021, 05:51 PM) -- So the motor on my old Delta DP220 bit the dust.  I decided to see if I could find an old one that works.  Found one on ebay that looked promising, but who kno...
mike4244 Woodworking Power Tools 22 1,303 09-30-2021, 06:08 PM
  0 Thread: Delta 37-280 Height Adjustment
Post: RE: Delta 37-280 Height Adjustment

Remove one of the jamb nuts. Use the knob for the second jamb nut. Also red loctite on the threads will take the place of the set screw.  Make sure the threads are clean, both the knob internal threa...
mike4244 Woodworking Power Tools 2 296 09-18-2021, 06:31 PM
  0 Thread: Ripping a 6ft board
Post: RE: Ripping a 6ft board

theguch Wrote: (09-16-2021, 03:16 PM) -- I'm trying to rip the edge off of a 6ft 2x10 doug fir board on my table saw. I'm having trouble controlling such a long board and I've so far managed to bog t...
mike4244 Woodworking 13 1,404 09-16-2021, 11:51 PM
  0 Thread: Yankee 131a screwdriver
Post: RE: Yankee 131a screwdriver

Admiral Wrote: (07-14-2019, 12:18 PM) -- Yeah, unfortunately the only way is to find another 131; or find a spring in the bottom of a tool box, as many original owners removed the spring for some rea...
mike4244 Woodworking Hand Tools 19 6,559 09-13-2021, 12:00 AM
  0 Thread: Building work benches
Post: RE: Building work benches

tablesawtom Wrote: (08-29-2021, 05:26 PM) -- Here are some pictures of the bench I am just finishing up.  It is a hybrid Roubo, given the fact the top sets on the legs and that the legs are not mo...
mike4244 Woodworking 3 656 09-01-2021, 03:51 AM
  0 Thread: Found a 6 inch Combination Square!
Post: RE: Found a 6 inch Combination Square!

Cooler Wrote: (08-30-2021, 09:54 AM) -- My Starrett combination square came with a scriber.  I would guess that is calibrated to use with such a scriber.  The modern versions do not have that notch a...
mike4244 Woodworking 7 1,112 09-01-2021, 03:15 AM
  0 Thread: Ground nesting bee fix
Post: RE: Ground nesting bee fix

Wild Turkey Wrote: (08-27-2021, 07:44 PM) -- Emptying old barn to tear it down and putting my wood stash in newer shed. Some bees objected to our trespassing. Grabbed can of "Flying insect spra...
mike4244 Home Improvement 4 573 08-28-2021, 05:24 AM
  0 Thread: Eastern Red Cedar as fence?
Post: RE: Eastern Red Cedar as fence?

Wild Turkey Wrote: (08-22-2021, 09:05 PM) -- They saw a lot of ERC around here and we (or at least SWMBO  :rolleyes: ) want a 6' wood fence for the back yard. My thoughts are horizontal pieces of ...
mike4244 Home Improvement 2 398 08-23-2021, 03:37 AM
  0 Thread: Thinning titebond. How much is too much?
Post: RE: Thinning titebond. How much is too much?

Eurekan Wrote: (08-21-2021, 11:28 AM) -- Did a search for this topic did not find anything. Here's the deal. I cracked a workpiece. It would be a long difficult process to recreate it so I want to gl...
mike4244 Woodworking 14 1,301 08-21-2021, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: walnut stain
Post: RE: walnut stain

jteneyck Wrote: (08-20-2021, 12:25 PM) -- I could be wrong but I think you let the husks turn brown first and then soak them in ammonia.  After a week or two you open the jar and let the ammonia smel...
mike4244 Finishing 4 592 08-20-2021, 05:37 PM
  0 Thread: walnut stain
Post: walnut stain

I have a walnut tree that is loaded with walnuts. Several years ago I tried to make a stain from the green husks. I place some husks in a jar of alcohol. The jar mix turned almost black. The jar was s...
mike4244 Finishing 4 592 08-19-2021, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: Overhead blade guard
Post: RE: Overhead blade guard

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (08-18-2021, 09:33 PM) -- Not trying to hijack a thread, but has anyone seen an overhead guard support where the arm itself was the dust collection duct as well? -- Years ago I...
mike4244 Woodworking Power Tools 7 900 08-19-2021, 06:35 PM
  0 Thread: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set
Post: RE: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set

Benjamins Best from Penn State is as good as the more expensive brands. You also need to learn how to grind the tools. Many gadjets for sale but you only need a 6 or 8" grinder with 120 grit wheel.  ...
mike4244 Woodturning 10 1,256 08-18-2021, 04:28 AM
  0 Thread: Sinking stair landing
Post: RE: Sinking stair landing

joe1086 Wrote: (08-17-2021, 01:08 PM) -- House is 30 years old whose side door exits onto a slope. Getting ready to redo the decking, rails and stairs and stair stringers. Issue is that the concrete ...
mike4244 Home Improvement 10 970 08-17-2021, 08:37 PM
  0 Thread: ripping blade
Post: RE: ripping blade

2Goober Wrote: (08-15-2021, 01:55 PM) -- What da heck? It looks like most folks use that blade. I like mine and it's the one that came on the saw. I'm not sure how old it is but it works great for ri...
mike4244 Woodworking 15 1,884 08-17-2021, 08:20 PM
  0 Thread: Bathroom mold
Post: RE: Bathroom mold

Scouter Wrote: (04-21-2020, 07:33 PM) -- A few years (5+) ago we replaced our bathroom tub and surround, this year the caulking developed mold. We have a fan and we keep it running 30-60 minutes afte...
mike4244 Home Improvement 13 3,927 04-24-2020, 07:12 PM

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