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  0 Thread: floor refinishing
Post: RE: floor refinishing

mdickmann Wrote: (07-14-2024, 11:13 PM) -- Hi, Enclosed is a picture of the floor that I want to refinish.  … Should I use a polyurethane finish?  Stain?   Thanks, Mark -- Is this a 3-1/2” wi...
Gary G™ Home Improvement 9 440 07-18-2024, 04:50 PM
  0 Thread: Unique saw storage
Post: RE: Unique saw storage

LIL: Thanks for posting this; it’s really nice to see such amazing talent.
Gary G™ Woodworking Hand Tools 9 469 07-10-2024, 09:04 AM
  0 Thread: I need a woodworker in Overland Park
Post: RE: I need a woodworker in Overland Park

Halfathumb Wrote: (07-09-2024, 02:54 PM) -- Good idea Gary. I'll have to see if they have the L channel. I was trying to think of a good light weight 8' guide. I  still have my circular saw and sever...
Gary G™ Woodworking 10 654 07-09-2024, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: I need a woodworker in Overland Park
Post: RE: I need a woodworker in Overland Park

Buy an 8’ piece of 1/4” aluminum L-channel, a good circular saw, and 2 c-clamps. You can make a very good saw guide using the L-channel and a piece of the plywood. This gets you back in business w...
Gary G™ Woodworking 10 654 07-09-2024, 02:22 PM
  0 Thread: Small Shop
Post: RE: Small Shop

Jim One of my work spaces is a one-car garage. We don’t put the car in. I use pegboard, narrow shelves along a wall, and have almost all the tools on locking casters. There’s a lot you can build i...
Gary G™ Woodworking 13 949 07-07-2024, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: How do I make a wooden blade for a knife?
Post: RE: How do I make a wooden blade for a knife?

I made a very sharp letter opener from wood using hand planes, files and final touch up with minor sanding.
Gary G™ Woodworking 9 518 07-05-2024, 05:41 PM
  0 Thread: table saw ripping push block
Post: RE: table saw ripping push block

Is the dark piece the blade and sacrificial?
Gary G™ Woodworking Power Tools 5 446 07-04-2024, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Construction Question
Post: RE: Construction Question

Breadboard ends for me
Gary G™ Woodworking 5 702 06-27-2024, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: Mini Split v Central Air
Post: RE: Mini Split v Central Air

David Stone Wrote: (06-25-2024, 02:27 PM) -- Initially I thought u could get a mini split for about $10k. Then the cost crept up to $20k. But, for about $25-30k, I can get central air I stlled and...
Gary G™ Home Improvement 8 542 06-25-2024, 07:15 PM
  0 Thread: DC 09 chairs
Post: RE: DC 09 chairs

Always fantastic “watching” you work and the final result.
Gary G™ Woodworking Hand Tools 28 2,050 06-23-2024, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: Need some weight. Plaster of Paris OK?
Post: RE: Need some weight. Plaster of Paris OK?

Structural concrete is heavy and cures in 15 minutes.
Gary G™ Woodworking 10 822 06-23-2024, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Design Question - Will this topple?
Post: RE: Design Question - Will this topple?

I wouldn’t do the leaves without a gateleg for each leaf.
Gary G™ Woodworking 14 1,207 06-17-2024, 07:10 PM
  0 Thread: Preparing Eastern Red Cedar for Deck Project
Post: RE: Preparing Eastern Red Cedar for Deck Project

Is she going to use ERC for the decking or rails, balustrades, etc? ERC is really soft. I wouldn’t use it for the decking itself.
Gary G™ Home Improvement 1 383 05-23-2024, 10:20 AM
  0 Thread: Why I do it
Post: RE: Why I do it

Thanks for posting these. I’m a big fan of old growth, antique heart pine. Looks great, strong and smells wonderful while working.
Gary G™ Woodworking 11 1,881 05-21-2024, 09:48 AM
  0 Thread: Why I do it
Post: RE: Why I do it

Yep; great work. Got any additional pics?
Gary G™ Woodworking 11 1,881 05-20-2024, 05:23 PM
  0 Thread: Whole House Generator
Post: RE: Whole House Generator

CStan Wrote: (05-19-2024, 07:22 AM) -- If your power goes out often enough to be able to evaluate the reliability of a generator, I'd move. -- Or, not! My farm is the beginning of rural service....
Gary G™ Home Improvement 27 4,182 05-19-2024, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: Wood ID Help Please (Pics)
Post: RE: Wood ID Help Please (Pics)

The innerweb says: Hard Maple hardwood has a Janka hardness score of 1450, while Soft Maple has a hardness score of 950.
Gary G™ Woodworking 12 1,484 05-19-2024, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: Wood ID Help Please (Pics)
Post: RE: Wood ID Help Please (Pics)

I’m guessing maple.
Gary G™ Woodworking 12 1,484 05-18-2024, 01:56 PM
  0 Thread: Gutter Guards
Post: RE: Gutter Guards

I’m looking at this for our valleys: https://barnettsvalleycontroller.com/
Gary G™ Home Improvement 18 2,833 05-14-2024, 09:49 AM
  0 Thread: FWW archive won't unzip
Post: RE: FWW archive won't unzip

Aram Wrote: (05-01-2024, 12:32 PM) -- I didn’t know I could -- Presuming Windows and the download site provides a hash of their original file which most places do for security purposes (usually SHA...
Gary G™ Woodworking 6 1,262 05-01-2024, 04:48 PM

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