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  0 Thread: Rigid 'Packouts' on sale at HD
Post: RE: Rigid 'Packouts' on sale at HD

Just as an aside, Milwaukee and Ridgid (and Ryobi) are made by the same company (TTI)
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 3 879 08-28-2022, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

cpolubin Wrote: (07-12-2022, 04:27 PM) -- I once read a theory that all tools cost the same. You either pay that amount once for a tool that lasts or pay smaller amounts repeatedly replacing a tool t...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 38 3,538 08-28-2022, 04:05 PM
  0 Thread: Clamping
Post: RE: Clamping

Titebond says: What is the clamping and drying time of Titebond Wood Glues? For most of our wood glues, we recommend clamping an unstressed joint for thirty minutes to an hour. Stressed joints nee...
bhh Woodworking 20 1,557 07-16-2022, 02:35 PM
  0 Thread: walnut cutoffs
Post: RE: walnut cutoffs

Excellent wood for small boxes.   In the last couple of years, I've recycled some church French doors and a baby grand piano of walnut into a number of jewelry boxes, a memory box, some game boxes, an...
bhh Woodworking 5 788 07-16-2022, 02:32 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for a jigsaw
Post: RE: Looking for a jigsaw

Wood Magazine that arrived today has a review of cordless jig saws, if that's any interest    They liked the DeWalt best, with Bosch and Milwaukee a close second.  Worx was "best value."
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,796 07-11-2022, 05:41 PM
  0 Thread: Ridged 18 v drill - driver on sale
Post: RE: Ridged 18 v drill - driver on sale

I've had that set for a couple years and been happy.  We have about six sets at a place I do volunteer work and despite being used by different people, some of whom have never used a drill before, the...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 5 579 07-05-2022, 09:10 PM
  0 Thread: Alternative to Watch? Home safe?
Post: RE: Alternative to Watch? Home safe?

The story I heard was Watco-Dennis, the original mfr, got sued because some knucklehead burned down his house.   They then took it off the market.   Some time later, another company bought the rights ...
bhh Finishing 4 1,055 10-16-2021, 08:49 PM
  0 Thread: should have done it years ago department
Post: RE: should have done it years ago department

Ray Newman Wrote: (10-01-2021, 07:40 PM) -- Just put the cap between your teeth and pull. Just like pulling the pin on a hand grenade. :D -- i use a pair of ChannelLocks.  Keep them next to the bench
bhh Woodworking 26 4,168 10-04-2021, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Wedged Tenons questions
Post: RE: Wedged Tenons questions

Is that the one shown here? LAP tour
bhh Woodworking Hand Tools 7 1,331 09-24-2021, 06:20 PM
  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

The "dividers" in the Harbor Freight Storehouse boxes are actually small boxes that are removeable.  My wife uses them in her sewing room cabinet and keeps bigger stuff in the emptied out box.&nb...
bhh Woodworking 14 2,306 09-24-2021, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: Popping grain/figure without deepening the color
Post: RE: Popping grain/figure without deepening the col...

fredhargis Wrote: (12-18-2017, 12:26 PM) -- John, have you ever used P&L 38? I ask because it's a very light oil based varnish (soya oil/alkyd resin) that I use becaue of its light color....just wond...
bhh Finishing 28 21,214 07-15-2021, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?
Post: RE: Remove tape residue from sanded wood?

If you don't have acetone, lacquer thinner (that usually has a percentage of acetone) also works.
bhh Woodworking 12 2,152 07-15-2021, 03:58 PM
  0 Thread: Blade / Bit cleaning
Post: RE: Blade / Bit cleaning

Laid-Back Wrote: (06-11-2021, 06:40 AM) -- heavy solution of Dawn dishwashing detergent placed on a five gallon bucket lid.  bout five minutes or so, -- Same as me, though I just use a couple of sq...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 18 2,937 06-29-2021, 01:27 PM
  0 Thread: Removing quarter rounds
Post: RE: Removing quarter rounds

Stwood_ Wrote: (06-08-2021, 07:44 PM) -- Bee keepers hive tool works great for removing molding also. -- Hive tools that I started using in 1981 were simply "painters pry bars" sold as hive tools. ...
bhh Woodworking 7 1,993 06-09-2021, 08:41 PM
  0 Thread: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?
Post: RE: Shop habit ---Do you boldly mark your pieces?

Cabinetmaker's triangle in pencil or white chalk, depending on the task.
bhh Woodworking 18 2,293 03-16-2021, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzly Tablesaw Motor problems- rant
Post: RE: Grizzly Tablesaw Motor problems- rant

“It’s unwise to pay too much, but it’s worse to pay too little. When you pay too much, you lose a little money — that is all. When you pay too little, you sometimes lose everything, because the thing ...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 18 5,154 02-21-2021, 07:32 PM
  0 Thread: Domino and Biscuit Joiner
Post: RE: Domino and Biscuit Joiner

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (02-02-2021, 02:22 PM) -- Even if you make your own dominos/tenons, biscuits and their joiner are still cheaper.  And that's even if you value your time at $0 an hour. -- I ma...
bhh Woodworking Power Tools 71 11,876 02-02-2021, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: dowels
Post: RE: dowels

Also Midwest Dowel west of Cincinnati and their commercial branch, Atlas Dowel.   FWIW, they also own McFeely's now https://www.midwestdowel.com/home/ https://www.atlasdowel.com/
bhh Woodworking 3 1,016 02-02-2021, 07:42 PM
  0 Thread: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock
Post: RE: "Woodworkers Journal "Irish parlor clock

I've not used them, but there is a big company here in town that might have what you need.  https://www.klockit.com/
bhh Woodworking 11 3,443 01-13-2021, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: woodworking vice lubricant and jaw thickness?
Post: RE: woodworking vice lubricant and jaw thickness?

At a shop where I volunteer, the table saw was getting stiff so I bought some Blaster Teflon Dry Lube and it worked great.  I've since added it to my Emmert vise and Unisaw with good results, too.   ...
bhh Woodworking 4 1,230 01-10-2021, 09:54 PM

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