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  0 Thread: building with prefinished ply
Post: RE: building with prefinished ply

Since you'll be clamping the face frames I don't think I would paint them first. My approach would be to assemble the cabinets, leaving the back off. Then tape paper onto the face frames from the back...
fredhargis Woodworking 9 236 Yesterday, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Another old planer coming back to life!
Post: RE: Another old planer coming back to life!

I love it. Looking forward to seeing the final set up.
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 5 204 05-24-2022, 07:00 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting boards as a career option
Post: RE: Cutting boards as a career option

In all fairness, you do get free delivery...and that's probably motor freight.:laugh::laugh::laugh:
fredhargis Woodworking 14 722 05-18-2022, 04:54 AM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

I grabbed the last can of Johnson's at my local hardware...$8.49. Thanks for the heads up. I'm not dismissing the Lundwax suggestion, but Johnson's has worked well for me for many years as a hobbyist ...
fredhargis Woodworking 23 1,294 05-17-2022, 10:28 AM
  0 Thread: What is this small part (in a Buffet table) called?
Post: RE: What is this small part (in a Buffet table) ca...

It's called a lot of things, I'll call it a shelf pin. Here's some in a different metal (https://www.amazon.com/Prime-Line-Products-10169-Support-Nickel/dp/B00E8HUZBA/ref=asc_df_B00E8HUZBA/?tag=hyprod...
fredhargis Woodworking 3 264 05-16-2022, 02:26 PM
  0 Thread: What's going on with this oil poly?
Post: RE: What's going on with this oil poly?

I have to think that after the first coat or 2 cures, you could smooth it and apply more without the bubbles. If there are still bubbles, it's in the finish instead of MS seeping out of the wood. The ...
fredhargis Finishing 8 288 05-13-2022, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Caliper Imperial
Post: RE: Caliper Imperial

I have that Highland Hardware one that willyou linked, it's works well and is reasonably priced....or at least it was when I bought mine.
fredhargis Woodworking 11 508 05-13-2022, 08:35 AM
  0 Thread: Replace 16 y/o old Heat Pump...
Post: RE: Replace 16 y/o old Heat Pump...

Read Neil's post again and follow his advice...that's certainly what I would do.
fredhargis Home Improvement 20 644 05-10-2022, 07:29 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

Greg, I'm just catching up on this thread. Couple of things: CONGRATS on the Unisaw, you did good! The white (ivory, whatever) ones are not all that common and were marketed in the mid 90s with a pict...
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,558 05-09-2022, 02:04 PM
  0 Thread: LED Shop Lights
Post: RE: LED Shop Lights

When I built my shop the first ones I put in were from Costco (4', 2-lamp fixtures) and they did very well. However, I needed to add some lamps later as my layout evolved to get more light in certain ...
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 10 518 05-03-2022, 10:09 AM
  0 Thread: Glue for veneer
Post: RE: Glue for veneer

jteneyck Wrote: (04-28-2022, 06:35 PM) -- I used to use Weldwood Plastic Resin Glue but it's no longer manufactured so I now use Unibond 800.  John -- There's some sad news to me. That's what I...
fredhargis Woodworking 34 1,146 04-29-2022, 07:18 AM
  0 Thread: Sanding
Post: RE: Sanding

I pretty much do as suggested above....generally 180 is where I'll stop. Looking at the wood under a bright light that shines at a steep angle will reveal any remaining scratch marks (works with finis...
fredhargis Woodworking 3 283 04-29-2022, 05:00 AM
  0 Thread: guide bushing for 2in opening
Post: RE: guide bushing for 2in opening

For whatever reason Bosch juts doesn't like the standard PC type bushings. The kit they offer has an "adapter" that snaps into place in the 2" hole you mentioned, then their bushings snap into the ada...
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 3 201 04-26-2022, 07:22 AM
  0 Thread: DeWalt Track Saw Guides
Post: RE: DeWalt Track Saw Guides

I'll offer my experience with the Festool tracks. I could never get 2 shorter tracks to be perfectly straight without some fiddling, often time consumong fiddling. So I would up buying the 106" (or wh...
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 10 578 04-26-2022, 07:10 AM
  0 Thread: Stump grinding professional versus DIY
Post: RE: Stump grinding professional versus DIY

Last summer i rented one that had a 26 HP engine on it, but a very small (to me) cutting wheel. This thing was self propelled, but closer to the size of a compact tractor. My worries about the small c...
fredhargis Home Improvement 8 496 04-25-2022, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: A new garage
Post: RE: A new garage

That does seem like a huge increase, but remember you built the first one over 30 years ago. I didn't look up the inflation factor over those thirty years, but certainly coupled with what we've seen l...
fredhargis Home Improvement 2 179 04-21-2022, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

I think I would avoid a saw that had laminate glued to the table, like Iclark said...it cold be hiding almost anything. That said a Unisaw is a great saw, and the Platinum edition is the one I had. Bu...
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,558 04-21-2022, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: RE: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

The few times I've used filler, I simply slopped it on then used a plastic squeegee (sometimes a credit card, other times a plastic putty knife) to work it into the pores by scrapping it across the gr...
fredhargis Finishing 7 328 04-20-2022, 07:20 AM
  0 Thread: Good Morning
Post: RE: Good Morning

Welcome aboard! I hope to see you in the other forums. The pic thing can be a little confsing. The ones you load into the thread have to be fairly small, under 100K or something. So if you resize them...
fredhargis Home Improvement 14 961 04-19-2022, 05:09 AM
  0 Thread: Oneida dust collector wall brackets
Post: RE: Oneida dust collector wall brackets

Cian Wrote: (04-18-2022, 11:25 AM) -- Hi Larry - I may be able to assist you.  I still have my unused wall bracket from my Oneida cyclone, and if you are intersted, you can have it for the cost of sh...
fredhargis Woodworking Power Tools 13 619 04-18-2022, 01:21 PM

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