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  0 Thread: John Walter book on stanley tools
Post: RE: John Walter book on stanley tools

I have a 2nd edition I like to reference from time to time and I was really looking forward to the reprint. I sent in the SASE i'd bet 5 years ago for this latest edition. I even sent in a new SASE in...
brofessor Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,166 10-08-2021, 07:06 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley 72 champfer plane
Post: RE: Stanley 72 champfer plane

rayknight Wrote: (10-02-2021, 10:16 AM) -- continuing my downsizing, offering nice Stanley 72 champfer plane, undamaged, orig condition, has the oft missing washer under 5 spoke clamping knob, fresh ...
brofessor Tool Swap N' Sell 3 410 10-02-2021, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Retirement Mallet clearance and sale
Post: RE: Retirement Mallet clearance and sale

PM sent. The new mallets look great.
brofessor Tool Swap N' Sell 27 3,319 08-22-2021, 05:34 AM
  0 Thread: Found
Post: RE: WTB bronze LN no.4 1/2

Why not make it easier and you could just say what you're looking to get for your 4 1/2? "I'd be willing to part with mine for $1000." If I was the wtb poster I would not put in my post I'd pay up to ...
brofessor Tool Swap N' Sell 19 2,854 12-31-2020, 07:44 AM
  0 Thread: Digital collections
Post: RE: Digital collections

Just got an email today for FW usb archive at $65. I paid $100 in 2018 and was very happy with the quality and content. They offered a 2019 continuation several months ago for $20 and I thought it wou...
brofessor Woodworking 33 10,570 04-14-2020, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: I can't cope
Post: RE: I can't cope

I like to cope backwards, cutting on the push not the pull. And a good maybe 9" half round rasp to clean up the cut to the line. And lately in the last 4-5 months I like using a fret saw over a coping...
brofessor Home Improvement 16 5,600 01-04-2020, 08:16 PM
  0 Thread: Wago Wire Connectors
Post: RE: Wago Wire Connectors

I've used them. I'd call them safe. They are the norm in Europe. They're the norm in most commercial light fixtures. They are used on many commercial jobs that use pre fab receptacles. My personal pre...
brofessor Home Improvement 27 8,472 12-28-2019, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: Junction boxes in false ceiling
Post: RE: Junction boxes in false ceiling

You can put a receptacle above a drop ceiling anywhere, you just aren't allowed to plug a flexible cord into it. So its sorta like a service receptacle only. If you're doing a hard ceiling you can...
brofessor Home Improvement 6 3,033 12-22-2019, 12:25 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Veritas stainless steel marking gauge
Post: RE: WTB Veritas stainless steel marking gauge

Still looking, don't be afraid to hit me with a high number if you're willing to part with one
brofessor Tool Swap N' Sell 12 9,478 09-24-2019, 10:57 PM
  0 Thread: Vinyl floor seam repairs?
Post: RE: Vinyl floor seam repairs?

Search for heat welding vinyl floors. I've seen it done numerous times, it takes some skill to get it hot enough for a good weld/fusing but not burning the material. You might be able to hire a floori...
brofessor Home Improvement 6 2,337 08-18-2019, 06:40 PM
  0 Thread: [update] recessed lighting wiring without access
Post: RE: recessed lighting wiring without access

I like using what Robert said, but I prefer to go with the lithonia 6" wafers, they're like $14 on amazon. You don't have to worry as much about layout with joists because they can sit under the joist...
brofessor Home Improvement 32 11,523 07-30-2019, 05:12 PM
  0 Thread: Need to drill 15/16" holes in steel
Post: RE: Need to drill 15/16" holes in steel

For 1/2" conduit use 7/8 hole saw, for 3/4 conduit use 1 1/8 , and 1" uses 1 3/8 hole saw. Thats the standard sizes. I use hole saws on a daily basis. If you want longevity pick up a carbide one. I li...
brofessor Woodworking Power Tools 31 9,474 11-04-2018, 07:02 PM
  0 Thread: Odd little tool
Post: RE: Odd little tool

Hi steve, this took me a little over an hour trying different searches. So try googling "boye handy rule tool" Says it was invented by George hall, the same who invented the stanley odd job in 1925
brofessor Woodworking Hand Tools 7 4,090 09-02-2018, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: REDUCED :Carving tools, Disston dovetail
Post: RE: Carving tools, boxed tools, Disston dovetail, ...

Hi rog, your PM's are off, I'd be interested in the router plane, bit depth gauge and oil stones if still available.
brofessor Tool Swap N' Sell 4 2,448 07-29-2018, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: Led under cab. Idea ??
Post: RE: Led under cab. Idea ??

I don't know how your kitchen is laid out so this may be unhelpful, but most under cabinet installs I see are fish a new wire above the cabinet from the switch. Put the driver above the cabinet then r...
brofessor Home Improvement 20 8,728 05-26-2018, 10:04 AM
  0 Thread: Motion light recommendation?
Post: RE: Motion light recommendation?

I've installed a ton of motion lights, if you want good quality go with the RAB stealth models. They make a few different models. But they have higher wattage abilities and I think will last longer. I...
brofessor Home Improvement 3 2,342 04-29-2018, 04:21 PM
  0 Thread: track saw dilema
Post: RE: track saw dilema

I have the cordless makita. absolutely love it. Right now at home depot in store only its $400, and you still get the 2 extra 5ah batteries and the 55" rail. So 4 batteries total. I paid $500 back in ...
brofessor Woodworking 29 20,533 04-14-2018, 09:48 PM
  0 Thread: Pedestal sink
Post: RE: Pedestal sink

Well depending on the size of the hole there's EZ-anchors which are typically bigger than plastic anchors. Or toggle bolts and you could put a nut and washer over the hole?
brofessor Home Improvement 15 6,091 01-08-2018, 04:44 PM
  0 Thread: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?
Post: RE: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?

Just saw at my local HD bessey bar clamps were on sale. $33 for 50" clamps. Or jets tend to go on sale come thanksgiving time typically
brofessor Woodworking 22 12,741 10-20-2017, 07:36 PM
  0 Thread: Jet 60" Parallel Clamp 2 pack Amazon $73.94
Post: RE: Jet 60" Parallel Clamp 2 pack Amazon $73.94

I ordered a pair june 6th and just got the email it shipped, i still won't be surprised if only 1 shows up and not a pair but we will see.
brofessor Tool Swap N' Sell 75 36,782 10-03-2017, 04:20 AM

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