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  0 Thread: cutting plywood
Post: RE: cutting plywood

Have you looked at the centipede collapsible table? Have one and love it. Stores well solid when in use. I cut 2x4s and drilled for legs that go into the centipede and cut ply on top. Length or cross ...
firefighter Woodworking 9 1,398 05-26-2024, 04:28 PM
  0 Thread: Why I do it
Post: RE: Why I do it

Very nice job. I would have not used that color combo, only because I have no ability to put colors together. I tip my hat to you. I knew the feeling of recognition from your kids. Both daughters p...
firefighter Woodworking 11 1,803 05-19-2024, 06:47 PM
  0 Thread: Drawer Lock Bit - Drawer Stock Sizing Question
Post: RE: Drawer Lock Bit - Drawer Stock Sizing Question

I use 2 of the bit, usually when making overlap face drawers. One table is sit up for the front with required offset (width of the off set and thickness of the drawer side.) Back up table has bit set ...
firefighter Woodworking 8 1,192 05-15-2024, 08:01 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture problem in new shop!
Post: RE: Moisture problem in new shop!

Was the concrete ever sealed?
firefighter Woodworking 62 7,579 01-28-2024, 10:15 PM
  0 Thread: Door Size for Blum 155 No Protrusion?
Post: RE: Door Size for Blum 155 No Protrusion?

Build it to that size and hand plane it down it fit with even gap all around.
firefighter Woodworking 4 609 01-02-2024, 07:32 PM
  0 Thread: Uses for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Uses for radial arm saw

They are nice for making crosscut dadoes. Ripping cuts scare the crap out of me. Set up time can be a little longer, but repeat cuts when you can see your stock goes easier IMO. I agree with han...
firefighter Woodworking 33 6,223 11-08-2023, 08:42 PM
  0 Thread: What's a good book on dining tables?
Post: RE: What's a good book on dining tables?

Get yourself a large piece of cardboard or tape together some craft paper. Cut to fit the size of the table top. Look at the available spacing for chairs. When you fill in all those blanks it will g...
firefighter Woodworking 6 1,011 07-23-2023, 11:18 AM
  0 Thread: Smoke detector problems
Post: RE: Smoke detector problems

I had one that would false trip. No rhyme or reason to explain it. Finally tracked it down to a cut in the vapor barrier. Allowed fine blown in insulation to filter down. Got into the detector cau...
firefighter Home Improvement 12 2,008 07-11-2023, 09:27 PM
  0 Thread: Duplicator
Post: RE: Duplicator

paul2004 Wrote: (06-16-2023, 10:09 PM) -- oh sure, I didn't mean to imply that you needed  a cnc for templates. Thats' awesome your friend has the skill to do it by hand. Good friend to have :) -- ...
firefighter Woodturning 5 1,207 06-17-2023, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Duplicator
Post: RE: Duplicator

Appreciate any advice i can get. My friend is cutting, filing and trimming the templates by hand. He has much more patience than I do. Thanks again.
firefighter Woodturning 5 1,207 06-16-2023, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Duplicator
Post: Duplicator

Does anyone have experience with the PSI duplicator? Looking at making a chess set. Templates will be provided a friend who will finish carving them. All said and done I keep the duplicator.
firefighter Woodturning 5 1,207 06-15-2023, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Shot myself
Post: RE: Shot myself

For some reason wives DO NOT see the humor in shooting a nail, dropping the gun and yelling about nailing your hand. :raised:
firefighter Woodworking 20 3,934 06-13-2023, 03:55 PM
  0 Thread: Rosin stick belt dressing
Post: RE: Rosin stick belt dressing

Just curious. If there is a long history of slipping, have you considered replacing pulley/belt? Seems to me you're treating the symptom and not the cause.
firefighter Woodworking 9 2,402 06-13-2023, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: I want to try acrylics
Post: RE: I want to try acrylics

Following with interest.
firefighter Woodturning 3 1,056 05-15-2023, 10:28 PM
  0 Thread: Shot myself
Post: RE: Shot myself

I have responded to 2 nail gun accidents. One in the head the other in the ankle. Guy with the framing nail in the melon actually tried to pull it out with a hammer. No kidding I saw his name running ...
firefighter Woodworking 20 3,934 05-15-2023, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: Shopsmith disc sander
Post: RE: Shopsmith disc sander

I have a Totalshop. CI version import. While i have enough tools to replace it i just can't bring myself to let it go. All the reasons you listed are my go to.
firefighter Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,253 03-25-2023, 07:13 PM
  0 Thread: what is your preferred plywood gripper/carrier?
Post: RE: what is your preferred plywood gripper/carrier...

I vote for the cheap panel carriers that the stock rests on and it Is an extension of the arm. I have a bad shoulder and it is the most comfortable to me. Bonus is once in the back of the truck, fl...
firefighter Woodworking 18 4,030 03-15-2023, 07:27 PM
  0 Thread: Wood Insert for Hardwood
Post: RE: Wood Insert for Hardwood

I made a block from a piece of scrap 2x4. Drill a hole for the size insert desired. Second through hole for a matching bolt. Run the bolt down and double nut it. Thread the insert onto the bolt snug t...
firefighter Woodworking 7 1,736 03-05-2023, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: Dremel Scroll Saw #1830
Post: RE: Dremel Scroll Saw #1830

Capacitor is probably gone. Turn the switch on and lift the arm and let it drop. See if it runs with a kick start.
firefighter Woodworking Power Tools 2 955 02-24-2023, 08:04 PM
  0 Thread: Best way to attach pneumatic hose to barbed fitting?
Post: RE: Best way to attach pneumatic hose to barbed fi...

Do you yave a tractor supply or similar? Any place that services or supplies such parts would have it.
firefighter Woodworking Power Tools 19 3,137 02-13-2023, 02:49 PM

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