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  0 Thread: Handrail to basement
Post: RE: Handrail to basement

gear jammer Wrote: (08-01-2022, 11:56 AM) -- I have about 10 ft of handrail with the angled brackets {4}. Concrete block walls going down. If I pick up some Tapcon screws will they be sufficient for ...
MKepke Home Improvement 11 463 08-01-2022, 03:06 PM
  0 Thread: Cannot Login
Post: RE: Cannot Login

barnowl Wrote: (01-22-2022, 05:18 PM) -- email sent -- Just adding on: the password management facility seems to be hosed. 'Send an email to reset my password' has not worked for me for years. I t...
MKepke Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 7 2,943 06-25-2022, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: Garbage disposal hardwire v plug in
Post: RE: Garbage disposal hardwire v plug in

Final outcome: I hardwired it. First I tried to install as a plug in with a new receptacle. I thought the electrical gods had smiled on me as I had all the parts in my stash including a handi box ...
MKepke Home Improvement 10 1,120 02-14-2022, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: Garbage disposal hardwire v plug in
Post: RE: Garbage disposal hardwire v plug in

fredhargis Wrote: (02-08-2022, 04:39 PM) -- I have to admit, my first thought was the same as KC's...don't wire it all. At least not until you decide to leave the house. -- Nah, have to make it opera...
MKepke Home Improvement 10 1,120 02-08-2022, 11:59 PM
  0 Thread: Garbage disposal hardwire v plug in
Post: Garbage disposal hardwire v plug in

Ok WN Brain Trust, convince me I should convert a retrofit disposal install to a plug in. Existing hardwired disposal has given up the ghost. I’d need to add a surface mount box and gfci outlet. ...
MKepke Home Improvement 10 1,120 02-08-2022, 12:45 PM
  0 Thread: Building costs/hold or sell?
Post: RE: Building costs/hold or sell?

Tapper Wrote: (02-07-2022, 03:31 PM) -- What is the goal of this transaction? Are you looking for a new and updated home? Unless you seriously downsize there is no way you will benefit by selling at ...
MKepke Home Improvement 16 1,841 02-08-2022, 12:04 PM
  0 Thread: Retrofit canister to dust collector?
Post: RE: Retrofit canister to dust collector?

I have the same 2 hp Griz DC. I converted it to a Wynn canister filter probably 12 years ago. The canister is much smaller than the metal ring on the DC. I cut a plywood doughnut to fit. Cut a p...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 8 967 01-29-2022, 07:46 PM
  0 Thread: Hardwood Stair Treads
Post: RE: Hardwood Stair Treads

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (01-05-2022, 12:18 PM) -- -- Neat project Snipe..and after seeing particleboard stairs I'm terrified at the thought of the building methods used in the other parts of that house ...
MKepke Home Improvement 14 1,224 01-12-2022, 11:14 PM
  0 Thread: Insulating non-wrapped structure
Post: RE: Insulating non-wrapped structure

Y'all are gonna make a 'two story barn/shed' air infiltration proof by spray foaming the walls? Unless the OP plans for weatherproof barn doors and windows and addresses that bare concrete slab wi...
MKepke Home Improvement 13 978 01-12-2022, 10:53 PM
  0 Thread: Interesting Take from Lyle Jamieson
Post: RE: Interesting Take from Lyle Jamieson

MichaelMouse Wrote: (12-24-2021, 01:12 PM) -- Note another Newton truth often disregarded:  undercutting the endgrain on a slant to more or less the width of available curve balances the startup be...
MKepke Woodturning 16 2,089 12-26-2021, 01:56 PM
  0 Thread: 230 to 220/240 equivalence
Post: RE: 230 to 220/240 equivalence

jteneyck Wrote: (10-13-2021, 03:39 PM) -- That is the first thing I though of when I read 230V.  We had a lot of 230V 3 phase stuff in our old lab building.   John -- Also my thought. There are...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 19 1,961 10-15-2021, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Which thinset?
Post: RE: Which thinset?

Hmm..shouldn’t be hard. Standard subway tile is not a demanding application like glass, stone or large format tile. I’d use a latex modified like Versabond (Custom Building Products) You’ll hav...
MKepke Home Improvement 9 931 10-04-2021, 08:24 AM
  0 Thread: CNC comparison Onefinity vs shark 510
Post: RE: CNC comparison Onefinity vs shark 510

Correcting some bad info..The Onefinity has options for a 65mm mount or an 80 mm mount. The former is used for palm routers and spindles up to ~1.5kw. The latter for spindles up to ~2.2kw The Onefi...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,939 10-01-2021, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Advice - tool acquisition
Post: RE: Advice - tool acquisition

I have had an X31 for many years and have moved it a couple of times. For example I’ve moved it in the back of a pickup using a come along and some ramps made out of dimensional lumber - and a few fr...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 13 2,127 09-23-2021, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: 1975 Delta 28-3CO
Post: RE: 1975 Delta 28-3CO

Mike in kc Wrote: (08-05-2021, 06:56 AM) -- I put a 3 horse and riser block on my saw about 8 years ago so I could re-saw wide panels, and its never shown any sign of adverse wear and tear. -- Did yo...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,916 08-18-2021, 09:48 AM
  0 Thread: Best CNC kit below $3000
Post: RE: Best CNC kit below $3000

Juss1 Wrote: (08-10-2021, 06:16 PM) -- I should have clarified that the $3000 was for hardware only.  I'm still debating on software choices for now.  Reading and watching yt videos on pros and cons....
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 12 2,026 08-11-2021, 11:30 AM
  0 Thread: Onefinity CNC
Post: RE: Onefinity CNC

Juss1 Wrote: (08-10-2021, 08:39 PM) -- Care to share your experience with the onefinity?  Is it relatively maintenance free or does it take a lot of constant adjusting?  How do you find the Makita ro...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 16 6,776 08-11-2021, 11:06 AM
  0 Thread: Inspection person's
Post: RE: Inspection person's

Scouter Wrote: (05-21-2021, 08:26 AM) -- A friend down the street sold his house, but before the sale can go through the "occupancy inspector" (apparently different than the building inspector) is re...
MKepke Home Improvement 28 3,990 05-26-2021, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: 21 Pinewood Derby
Post: RE: 21 Pinewood Derby

Looks like there was..um..quite a bit of parental involvement in the Pokémon car ;-) (Not that I was immune to it either - ha ha) Our Pack tried to temper the involvement by offering build parti...
MKepke Woodworking 8 1,641 04-15-2021, 12:21 PM
  0 Thread: Bearing Experts: Need Advice: SUCCESS!
Post: RE: Bearing Experts: Need Advice

Cian Wrote: (04-09-2021, 01:41 PM) -- I'm not a machinist by any stretch, but those bearing pullers are a worthwhile investment. And, yes, they do pull on the outer race, and I wouldnt use the bearin...
MKepke Woodworking Power Tools 21 3,797 04-12-2021, 02:19 PM

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