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  0 Thread: Oneida dust collector wall brackets
Post: RE: Oneida dust collector wall brackets

My oneida cyclone is older by a few years.  It came with an angle iron bracket.  I always thought it was funny there was no bracing, it's just right angles.  It works though.
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 13 747 04-10-2022, 04:20 PM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

I got mats with holes in them.  So much nicer than standing around on chips from the metal lathe.
EricU Home Improvement 18 1,294 03-21-2022, 07:07 PM
  0 Thread: GE Profile appliance rant
Post: RE: GE Profile appliance rant

Reading this thread was the first time I ever heard of venting a microwave outside.
EricU Home Improvement 15 1,122 03-15-2022, 07:04 PM
  0 Thread: Machined miter bar?
Post: RE: Machined miter bar?

I'm not sure this is the part of the miter gauge that I would want to improve.  I'm pretty happy with my Incra miter bar.  If I ever end up machining a fixed 90 degree miter gauge, I'll probably use t...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 12 806 03-14-2022, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: exact 90 miter guage
Post: RE: exact 90 miter guage

I want an exact 90 degree miter, but the WP example doesn't look that great to me and it's too much.  I wonder if it's exactly some angle close to 90 degrees. And I don't see any reason for such a lon...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,113 03-04-2022, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: Prehung Door on Out-of-Plumb Wall
Post: RE: Prehung Door on Out-of-Plumb Wall

I had this situation, but I ended up taking some drywall out and doing surgery on the framing with an oscillating tool/chisel.  Then I figured out that the door is bowed too.  When the weather warms u...
EricU Home Improvement 14 837 02-27-2022, 11:56 AM
  0 Thread: UPDATE: Anyone useing a "Water source" heat pump?
Post: RE: Anyone useing a "Water source" heat pump?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (02-27-2022, 09:22 AM) -- You could probably run a mini-split heat pump cheaper, more efficiently with a much greater heat exchange rate than running a pump and blower. -- I agre...
EricU Home Improvement 11 756 02-27-2022, 11:52 AM
  0 Thread: GE Profile appliance rant
Post: RE: GE Profile appliance rant

at one time there was a 26" oven size.  I think it might have been a GE exclusive.  Our kitchen cabinets are built to use one, and when the old oven died in a shower of molten burner, the only 26" ove...
EricU Home Improvement 15 1,122 01-30-2022, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: Living without a Miter Saw? Festool table instead?
Post: RE: Living without a Miter Saw? Festool table inst...

I would like a miter saw for cutting down boards and such.  No place to put it though, so I don't think I will get one.  I was tempted when lowes was recently clearing out a metabo, but I don't think ...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 32 2,074 01-19-2022, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Shop Lights
Post: RE: Shop Lights

I was always too lazy to convert when the big box stores only carried the led bulbs that required the ballast.  The ballast is a big reason for conversion in my mind. Then HD started carrying the dire...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 26 2,403 01-19-2022, 08:29 AM
  0 Thread: Refrigerator Stuck
Post: RE: Refrigerator Stuck

ours was really stuck because of the foot under the door that I had forgotten about. I put it on 3m slides and it moves pretty well on lvp
EricU Home Improvement 18 1,900 01-18-2022, 11:29 AM
  0 Thread: Convert florescent lamp to led?
Post: RE: Convert florescent lamp to led?

I did this, it was relatively easy. I got a direct 120v led lamp. The only thing about the circuit is that the switch actually has a starter in it, and it doesn't work with a direct wire lamp*. Fortun...
EricU Home Improvement 9 1,197 12-25-2021, 08:21 PM
  0 Thread: Shipping furniture
Post: RE: Shipping furniture

I had to send something across the country for work and there is a local shipping broker that will have things packed and shipped for you.  This was in the before times, and I haven't done it recently...
EricU Woodworking 23 4,861 12-21-2021, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Rockler Shipping is bad
Post: RE: Rockler Shipping is bad

fredhargis Wrote: (08-31-2020, 10:38 AM) -- You might want to compare the rates of Fedex and USP to the USPS. On everything I've shipped (maybe 2-3 times a month) they are substantially higher.  -- I...
EricU Woodworking 32 8,828 12-21-2021, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: Carlon removal?
Post: RE: Carlon removal?

Gary G™ Wrote: (12-05-2021, 09:24 AM) -- I’m replacing an old track light with an LED and the Carlon is in my way. -- I might be doing this soon.  I just don't like the LEDs that are in the jboxes ...
EricU Home Improvement 18 1,492 12-14-2021, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: Flex tools
Post: RE: Flex tools

seems to me that if you are going to introduce a new line of cordless tools, some promotional sales getting batteries in the hands of people is going to be necessary.  I have to admit I have no intere...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,276 12-12-2021, 01:22 AM
  0 Thread: Resawing on bandsaw
Post: RE: Resawing on bandsaw

The hobby shop at the last Air Force base I was at had a really nice Hitachi resaw bandsaw.  When it was working, it did a great job.  But even with that, you could cut a trapezoid.  Probably had to d...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 22 2,482 11-13-2021, 07:56 AM
  0 Thread: [Dead]PSA: Incra 1000SE $140+shipping at Woodpeckers
Post: RE: [Dead]PSA: Incra 1000SE $140+shipping at Woodp...

I'm pretty happy with my incra, but the one time I tried to use the stop it slipped.  Not sure it's worth it to me to figure out why.  I have one of the older ones where they told you to bend it if it...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,504 11-13-2021, 07:50 AM
  0 Thread: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries
Post: RE: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries

Dewalt has a very simple circuit in their batteries that doesn't do much, I'm pretty sure you can over-discharge them.  The only protection is the charger won't charge a battery pack that's too unbala...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,805 11-13-2021, 07:41 AM
  0 Thread: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries
Post: RE: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries

I have seen a lot more power tool battery repair videos cropping up, particularly Dewalt. Not bosch, but I imagine most of the top brands are using cells from the same few factories. So the question ...
EricU Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,805 11-08-2021, 10:16 AM

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