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  0 Thread: Walnut or Elm?
Post: RE: Walnut or Elm?

Walnut? Have to wait a bit for the leaves to come out.
lincmercguy Woodworking 5 505 03-17-2024, 04:22 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut or Elm?
Post: Walnut or Elm?

I thought this is an elm tree, I didn't pay too much attention to the leaves last year and I didn't think there were walnut trees here. But this seems awfully dark for elm.
lincmercguy Woodworking 5 505 03-17-2024, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: Leaking Toilet Shut-off Valve--Threaded Replacement?
Post: RE: Leaking Toilet Shut-off Valve--Threaded Replac...

"That's a pretty old valve. I'd think twice before turning it." This. Replace it with a quarter turn valve whether you go with the FIP or cutting it off for the compression valve.
lincmercguy Home Improvement 6 423 02-20-2024, 10:54 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: RE: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex an...

"OK, now for the bad news. If you plan to spray very often, for very long, you likely will wear out that compressor in short order." This. Compressors have a duty cycle. Years ago, I got a scre...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 11 953 02-11-2024, 08:33 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: RE: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex an...

"As for HVLP spray guns, Harbor Freight has an extensive lineup for very short money. Many people have had very good results with these guns, depending on the project. If one of their models doesn't h...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 11 953 02-11-2024, 03:43 PM
  0 Thread: Is there any woodworking you can make money at?
Post: RE: Is there any woodworking you can make money at...

"Dunno whether that helps, but my advice is to go big or stay home. The money is in big, custom stuff." Do you ship any of your items, or just local sales?
lincmercguy Woodworking 34 2,349 02-11-2024, 03:41 PM
  0 Thread: Is there any woodworking you can make money at?
Post: RE: Is there any woodworking you can make money at...

I took a bit of a stab at it during COVID.  We were banned from the office and all projects were on hold, so I spent my eight hours a day learning new technology for work and went out to the shop once...
lincmercguy Woodworking 34 2,349 02-09-2024, 10:32 PM
  0 Thread: Festool ETS EC 150/3 EQ 6" Sander
Post: RE: Festool ETS EC 150/3 EQ 6" Sander

For the hobbiest, it makes sense to me. If I were a professional, I would want the longer warranty and wouldn't want to spend the time to wait for what I needed.
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 19 1,948 06-11-2023, 07:51 PM
  0 Thread: Festool ETS EC 150/3 EQ 6" Sander
Post: RE: Festool ETS EC 150/3 EQ 6" Sander

I recently got one of those sanders as well and really like it so far. I've purchased almost every Festool I own from the recon site. It might be a way to get a cheaper vac if you want one. I have ...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 19 1,948 06-11-2023, 01:49 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Guides
Post: RE: Bandsaw Guides

I should go through a full adjustment first.  I think the Carter guides help quite a bit for resaw work, but I'm by no means a "bandsaw whisperer".  If the Laguna factory guides are better, I'll give ...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,203 06-06-2023, 12:56 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Guides
Post: RE: Bandsaw Guides

It has the ceramic guides now. I haven't gone through an adjustment to see how well they work. On my Ridgid saw, the guide block setup was junk and the Carter upgrade made a huge difference.
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,203 06-05-2023, 01:05 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Guides
Post: Bandsaw Guides

I picked up a used Laguna 1412. Is Carter still the recommended guide setup, or should I look for something else? I ahd the Carter on my Ridgid bandsaw and like it, but I bough it many years ago.
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,203 06-04-2023, 03:48 PM
  0 Thread: Interior passage/Bedroom Doors
Post: RE: Interior passage/Bedroom Doors

I did once have to perform surgery on a couple of cheapo hollow-core door slabs. They were new ones. Two doorways in my old house were shorter than normal due to framing out for vents in that hallway....
lincmercguy Home Improvement 10 947 06-03-2023, 01:14 AM
  0 Thread: Pulling a Bearing [Delta/Rockwell 37-290 Jointer Rebuild]
Post: RE: Pulling a Bearing

A machine shop might be able to do it for cheap. "I think you might be able to heat up the block and the bearing may fall out. That's likely to be a bit messy with the grease but I've used that tri...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 26 2,636 05-14-2023, 08:40 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt 735 -- Two Questions
Post: RE: Dewalt 735 -- Two Questions

"Bonus question: Will a Shelix make a significant difference in the noise?" Yes. It will cut down the noise almost to the level of noise when the board isn't running through. The fan is still loud ...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 3 708 05-02-2023, 01:17 AM
  0 Thread: Table Saw Trips Breaker
Post: RE: Table Saw Trips Breaker

Roly Wrote: (04-18-2023, 06:35 PM) -- Look at the capacitor, if it is bulged or leaking it will be bad,  but can be bad if it looks normal.    20 years old is suspect for it to be bad.  Roly -- I h...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 7 1,214 04-21-2023, 01:23 AM
  0 Thread: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!
Post: RE: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!

That would be a good way to do it as well. I could also easily retrofit to that if I wanted.
lincmercguy Home Improvement 13 1,840 03-19-2023, 12:08 AM
  0 Thread: Latest Project : Floating TV Cabinet
Post: RE: Latest Project : Floating TV Cabinet

Very cool.  I really like the large dovetails and the grain.
lincmercguy Woodworking 11 1,642 03-17-2023, 11:57 PM
  0 Thread: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!
Post: RE: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!

EightFingers Wrote: (03-17-2023, 12:13 PM) -- I’m getting ready to replace the spindles ( I have 156 to replace ) on my stairs with what you are using. Where did you get yours? -- I just got mine f...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 13 1,840 03-17-2023, 06:09 PM
  0 Thread: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!
Post: RE: Stair Tread and Railing Upgrades Complete!

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (03-17-2023, 05:21 AM) -- Very nice upgrade. Well done. I did my molding transitions the same basic way. I couldn't think of a better way to do them either. They look fine and cer...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 13 1,840 03-17-2023, 06:06 PM

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