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  0 Thread: Replacing 40 W Lights
Post: RE: Replacing 40 W Lights

FS7 Wrote: (10-18-2021, 07:03 PM) -- Warm white (2700K) are very similar to my eyes. Full spectrum will be closer to 5000K, much brighter white. Those are normally used for plants and greenhouses. --...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 8 435 Yesterday, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: Replacing 40 W Lights
Post: Replacing 40 W Lights

LOML wants to replace 40 W bulbs in the over the mirror light in the bathroom with 9 w full spectrum lights. Will this give the light we've come to know? Jim
Halfathumb Home Improvement 8 435 10-18-2021, 11:54 AM
  0 Thread: AC Covers
Post: RE: AC Covers

EightFingers Wrote: (09-26-2021, 04:28 PM) -- Before you put the cover on, throw the breaker for the ac. -- Not possible sir. I use the 220 receptacles for the heaters. Looking at your location you ...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 5 508 10-18-2021, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: Stain application Problem
Post: RE: Stain application Problem

Willyou Wrote: (10-13-2021, 10:36 AM) -- Closely examine the table top and determine if it is solid wood or veneer. I'm guessing that it is veneer and you have sanded through it in that spot. If I'm ...
Halfathumb Woodworking 4 226 10-16-2021, 09:16 AM
  0 Thread: Stain application Problem
Post: RE: Stain application Problem

Willyou Wrote: (10-13-2021, 10:36 AM) -- Closely examine the table top and determine if it is solid wood or veneer. I'm guessing that it is veneer and you have sanded through it in that spot. If I'm ...
Halfathumb Woodworking 4 226 10-16-2021, 09:08 AM
  0 Thread: French Cleat Tool Wall
Post: RE: French Cleat Tool Wall

I like to use French cleats as often as I can. They're so practical. Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 7 461 10-14-2021, 02:21 PM
  0 Thread: nail removal
Post: RE: nail removal

Tapper Wrote: (10-13-2021, 10:44 PM) -- Care to share the tools and techniques that were successful? Inquiring minds want to know! Doug -- I had to bite the bullet, removed a little more wood an...
Halfathumb Woodworking 9 578 10-14-2021, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: portable spraying booth
Post: RE: portable spraying booth

John has post6ed some informative pics. above. I would like to see a couple more ideas on the exhaust systems. I have an idea but would like some more thoughtful solutions. BTW John thanks for your...
Halfathumb Finishing 3 146 10-14-2021, 12:12 PM
  0 Thread: Stain application Problem
Post: Stain application Problem

I'm using Saman wood stain on a table I'm refinishing. The stain went on nicely on the lags & aprons but I had trouble getting a smooth coat on the tops. I had to sand the top again down to the wood s...
Halfathumb Woodworking 4 226 10-13-2021, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: portable spraying booth
Post: portable spraying booth

My shop is only 700 SF. I know that might seem large compared to some shops but it doesn't really leave much room to spray poly, etc. w/o getting it on tools etc. What do some of you do in similar cas...
Halfathumb Finishing 3 146 10-12-2021, 01:16 PM
  0 Thread: refinish table
Post: RE: refinish table

I'm fortunate that the veneer on the top is 1/8 thick so sandy went pretty well. However, I'm using Saman wood stain which went on nicely on the lags & aprons but I had trouble getting a smooth coat o...
Halfathumb Finishing 5 509 10-12-2021, 01:13 PM
  0 Thread: My take on clamp storage
Post: RE: My take on clamp storage

   Here's what I've done. I'm still having trouble with the bar clamps vibrating off even after I've added some wedges along the bottoms.
Halfathumb Woodworking 20 1,043 10-09-2021, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: nail removal
Post: RE: nail removal

I finally got it using a couple different tools and techniques. Thanks for all the help & suggestions. Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 9 578 10-08-2021, 08:19 AM
  0 Thread: should have done it years ago department
Post: RE: should have done it years ago department

Ray Newman Wrote: (10-01-2021, 07:40 PM) -- Just put the cap between your teeth and pull. Just like pulling the pin on a hand grenade. :D -- BOOM! But you don't have to throw it near someone. :D:D:...
Halfathumb Woodworking 26 1,996 10-07-2021, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: nail removal
Post: nail removal

Trying to disassemble this chair and this piece. I've used every tool in my arsenal (within reason of course) and can't get a grip to remove this nail and want to keep wood damage to a minimum.  Reco...
Halfathumb Woodworking 9 578 10-07-2021, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: Type of wood
Post: RE: Type of wood

WoodworkerTom Wrote: (09-28-2021, 05:00 PM) -- When I said veneer I meant laminated.  It looks like laminated strips that make up the back.  No clue on species. Add pictures of the  long edge of t...
Halfathumb Woodworking 8 786 09-29-2021, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: veneer vs solid wood
Post: RE: veneer vs solid wood

Halfathumb Wrote: (09-18-2021, 12:08 PM) -- Is there a sure fire way to determine if a table top is solid wood vs veneer? Jim -- After using these and other procedures I'm confident that there i...
Halfathumb Woodworking 9 847 09-29-2021, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: Type of wood
Post: RE: Type of wood

No veneer. The front side looks exactly the same and has scrolling much to deep to show only solid wood.  Still WO? Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 8 786 09-28-2021, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: An Arts and Crafts lamp
Post: RE: An Arts and Crafts lamp

Very nice work Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 12 961 09-27-2021, 01:55 PM
  0 Thread: Type of wood
Post: Type of wood

What wood is this? I originally thought WO when I stripped the spindle but the back appears to be different. Are they the same species?
Halfathumb Woodworking 8 786 09-27-2021, 01:54 PM

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