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  0 Thread: tankless - water electric
Post: RE: tankless - water electric

You need to throughly research this. We have the same situation. We looked into electric, and on consulting an electrician about it, I learned the unit would require 3 (THREE) 30 A 240 volt breakers...
rwe2156 Home Improvement 13 663 09-07-2021, 10:38 AM
  0 Thread: prices to install semi-custom cabinets
Post: RE: prices to install semi-custom cabinets

I saw a post on another forum by someone looking to hire an installer. $50/cabinet. That might give you a starting point.
rwe2156 Home Improvement 10 734 09-02-2021, 09:48 AM
  0 Thread: Couple of electrical questions
Post: RE: Couple of electrical questions

You can look that up, but I had this done in my house and I can tell you, you're looking at something like 3 copper, 2 aluminum. Depends on the distance. It has to be in conduit. You can run the pi...
rwe2156 Home Improvement 4 351 08-30-2021, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Edge Banding bits
Post: RE: Edge Banding bits

I've never used them. Butt and glue that's all you need.
rwe2156 Woodworking 12 924 08-24-2021, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: Assembling a drawer
Post: RE: Assembling a drawer

Plywood bottoms can be glued in, but solid wood bottoms are never glued in. Solid wood bottoms grain runs side to side, and the expansion is rearward. SW bottoms can be anchored to the front, the bo...
rwe2156 Woodworking 11 982 08-24-2021, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Sistering joists
Post: RE: Sistering joists

Yeah, I would not do sistering. A lot of work and expense, and you may not be happy with the result. I've done this on a deck and wasn't impressed. Obviously, beam and support pole would be the best...
rwe2156 Home Improvement 18 1,338 08-09-2021, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: Chop Saw inquiry
Post: RE: Chop Saw inquiry

"chop saw" and "fine woodworking" a little bit exclusive of each other. Most "fine woodworkers" are cutting to rough length, using a shooting board to square and dimension. Same thing with ripping t...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,201 08-05-2021, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Your opinion is requested: mulching blades vs bagging blades
Post: RE: Your opinion is requested: mulching blades vs ...

I think for mulching blades to work the chute has to be blocked off. +1 on high lift blades.
rwe2156 Home Improvement 10 646 07-22-2021, 08:56 AM
  0 Thread: Laminate top workstation build/questions
Post: RE: Laminate top workstation build/questions

I'd go with one counter, The space you lose in the corner you won't come out ahead doing an L. There are laminates that come in 10' lengths, depends on the mfg'r and style.
rwe2156 Home Improvement 6 515 07-22-2021, 08:54 AM
  0 Thread: AC Maintenance
Post: RE: AC Maintenance

I've never once cleaned a condenser coil and never once had an AC guy recommend doing it. Not saying its wrong, but that seems to tell me something, like maybe its not a good idea? I have had a coupl...
rwe2156 Home Improvement 19 4,095 07-22-2021, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Will Coca-Cola remove rust
Post: RE: Will Coca-Cola remove rust

Why people even bother with alternatives? You wanna remove rust, don't mess around, use ER. Nothing is going to work better.
rwe2156 Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,151 07-21-2021, 01:50 PM
  0 Thread: building permit for ethernet cabling
Post: RE: building permit for ethernet cabling

Why worry about it, just do it correctly. No way in heck I'd pull a permit for something like that.
rwe2156 Home Improvement 19 1,840 06-28-2021, 08:34 AM
  0 Thread: Crowning band saw tire or not
Post: RE: Crowning band saw tire or not

I don't think it matters. One of my bandsaws is crowned, the other is flat. If the wheels are lined up properly they will track. I can't tell the difference, if anything, the flat one tracks better...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 8 904 06-24-2021, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Peg Board or Alternative
Post: RE: Peg Board or Alternative

Despise them. I keep my tools in drawers. Throw 'em in there, done. Maybe its b/c peg boards made my shop look organized........
rwe2156 Woodworking 25 2,753 06-24-2021, 10:01 AM
  0 Thread: Workshop Plans
Post: RE: Workshop Plans

Sounds like an excellent plan to me. Except I don't really see the need to elevate the floor. I offload onto my rolling assembly table if needed and go from there. I have a friend who went with a p...
rwe2156 Woodworking 8 775 06-24-2021, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: Please help me with lacquer
Post: RE: Please help me with lacquer

I did not think about hot weather/hot air from turbine - I think that's the answer b/c it definitely looked like the last doors did not have as much finish on them, thanks WWTom. As mentioned, I had ...
rwe2156 Finishing 9 771 06-24-2021, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Please help me with lacquer
Post: RE: Please help me with lacquer

I talked to Jeff Weiss at Target today, he suggested the reason for the difference in the last 2 doors being more glossy was not stirring the product enough to work the flattening agent in. Thinking ...
rwe2156 Finishing 9 771 06-21-2021, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: Please help me with lacquer
Post: Please help me with lacquer

Project: Kitchen reface Product: Target Coatings High Build Lacquer Sprayer: Earlex Sprayport 6003, 1.3mm tip The last 2 doors I noticed a distinct difference in the texture and appearance (passes th...
rwe2156 Finishing 9 771 06-21-2021, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Bosch Sliding CMS Initial Review
Post: RE: Bosch Sliding CMS Initial Review

My review would be a little different. Mine had a lot of slop in the indexing lever. Plus, I'm not too thrill about the fact it is plastic. Nothing like the slotted metal on a DW when it "clicks" i...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,167 06-17-2021, 10:11 AM
  0 Thread: Blade / Bit cleaning
Post: RE: Blade / Bit cleaning

I used Simple Green on my bicycle chain per recommend by a fellow avid cyclist. Sorry, but it was lousy. Krud Kutter is THE best thing I've found for cleaning blades.
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,612 06-15-2021, 08:39 AM

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