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  0 Thread: Lapping Fluid
Post: RE: Lapping Fluid

Windex is all I use. Paul Sellers even suggest glass cleaner. If it is good enough for Paul its good enough for me.
briman87 Woodworking Hand Tools 22 3,135 04-11-2023, 09:21 AM
  0 Thread: Purpleheart order not so purple
Post: RE: Purpleheart order not so purple

I have seen purple heart regularly in my lumber yard that is not bright purple. The move a lot of it so it makes sense for them to not be bright purple. Leave it in the sun light or under shop light...
briman87 Woodworking 12 2,428 04-11-2023, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Had to lodge a complaint with the BBB on Powermatic
Post: RE: Had to lodge a complaint with the BBB on Power...

Jet who is owned by the same company as Powermatic. I have had very good customer service with them. My spindle on my lathe was bad when I took got the unit. I called and told them about it and ha...
briman87 Woodturning 31 4,654 01-30-2023, 11:13 AM
  0 Thread: rolling pin finish
Post: RE: rolling pin finish

There is a guy on tiktok. He is also on youtube goes by Brad's Workbench. He makes a tung oil and wax finish called tung honey he sells it on Etsy. I have used it and love it. Works great. It doe...
briman87 Finishing 11 1,602 01-26-2023, 01:15 PM
  0 Thread: Bowl Scrapers
Post: RE: Bowl Scrapers

Dusty Workshop Wrote: (01-23-2023, 05:54 AM) -- Robo Hippy retired https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7366535 -- He is still active on the AAW forum
briman87 Woodturning 30 3,549 01-26-2023, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: MY TURNED WOOD ART 2022
Post: RE: MY TURNED WOOD ART 2022

Those are really nice I always enjoy seeing others work especially since I am new to turning.
briman87 Woodturning 12 1,906 01-04-2023, 01:07 PM
  0 Thread: Safe Drivers
Post: RE: Safe Drivers

I have used a steb center also called crown drive as a safe drive. I have used this for turning inside out ornaments. https://www.woodturnerscatalog.com/p/107/5482/robert-sorby-Stebcenter-Crown-Driv...
briman87 Woodturning 21 3,040 01-04-2023, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: What will happen to your tools when you die?
Post: RE: What will happen to your tools when you die?

35 years old here. I think about my mortality just about every day.  I will probably be gone far earlier then others that I know.  I have told my wife that when ever the time comes to give what one of...
briman87 Woodworking 19 3,412 11-08-2022, 11:51 AM
  0 Thread: PC/DeWalt
Post: RE: PC/DeWalt

meackerman Wrote: (10-03-2022, 10:19 AM) -- isn't the PC stuff now sold exclusively at Tractor Supply? my local store doesn't have that much of it in stock. -- I saw that as well in a youtube co...
briman87 Woodworking Power Tools 16 2,293 10-10-2022, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone watch "The House That Norm Built" on PBS last night??
Post: RE: Anyone watch "The House That Norm Built" on PB...

joe1086 Wrote: (10-06-2022, 01:30 PM) -- FWIW If you have Roku you can stream it on demand. -- Good to know as I have a roku. Having gotten into woodworking before the pandemic in 2020 and gett...
briman87 Woodworking 15 3,595 10-10-2022, 10:54 AM
  0 Thread: Penn State Industries
Post: RE: Penn State Industries

Bob10 Wrote: (10-07-2022, 05:38 PM) -- anyone else get an email trying to sell pot pipes?  I unsubscribed from their email. -- I didn't receive the email about them but have seen them in the catalo...
briman87 Woodturning 6 1,706 10-10-2022, 10:49 AM
  0 Thread: Lumber prices
Post: RE: Lumber prices

Your prices are pretty good. Here in NJ I am getting hard maple for $8
briman87 Woodworking 29 4,928 06-20-2022, 08:56 PM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

jteneyck Wrote: (04-14-2022, 09:26 AM) -- Do you have water constantly draining to the sump or only when it rains?   John -- Only when it rains and it usually has to be a hard rain or a lot of r...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 04-14-2022, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

AHill Wrote: (04-13-2022, 03:47 PM) -- Typically, complete curing takes about 30 days. -- So then that can not be from the cement since it has been past the 30 days. To address your other post...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 04-14-2022, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

jteneyck Wrote: (04-11-2022, 02:31 PM) -- Holes everywhere in the hose should still move excess water to the sump.  My house is old enough that it has clay drain tiles laid in crushed stone, effectiv...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 04-13-2022, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

iclark Wrote: (04-06-2022, 08:05 PM) -- I do not understand (yeah, easy straight line;) ). Are you saying that, instead of installing a French drain around the outside of the basement, that they s...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 04-11-2022, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

jteneyck Wrote: (04-05-2022, 09:27 AM) -- FWIW, I now have a LG in my shop.  I bought it used for $40 and so far it's been fine.  I've had it about a year now.  I bought it specifically for it's manu...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 04-05-2022, 10:50 AM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

jteneyck Wrote: (04-02-2022, 02:51 PM) -- General hasn't been made for a long time.  Too bad, because they were built well, unlike any of the newer offerings.  FWIW, I now have an LG - until I get th...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 04-05-2022, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

jteneyck Wrote: (03-31-2022, 02:55 PM) -- I would pursue a better solution from the contractor.  The system should be sealed.  It should not be adding humidity to your basement/house.   As far as ...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 03-31-2022, 03:16 PM
  0 Thread: Dehumidifiers in your work shop
Post: RE: Dehumidifiers in your work shop

From what he stated the drains would not cause this issue. jteneyck Wrote: (03-31-2022, 11:59 AM) -- The cause and effect of adding the French drains seems pretty strong to me.  But if the floor was...
briman87 Woodworking 22 4,269 03-31-2022, 01:05 PM

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