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  0 Thread: Selling your wares
Post: RE: Selling your wares

FWIW I'm sure others will chime in.....but this subject comes up from time to time. You might want to use the 'Search' function, then search by keyword 'craft show' and you get a bunch of hits with...
joe1086 Woodworking 15 957 08-03-2022, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

Another place half hour off I-95 is Exotic Hardwoods in Annapolis MD. I've shopped here lots of times. Not a huge operation but they have nice material. Exotic Lumber (
joe1086 Woodworking 16 675 08-01-2022, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

I've never been there but Hearne Hardwoods has a good reputation. About midway between Baltimore and Philadelphia.  Some eye candy here: Hearne Hardwood (
joe1086 Woodworking 16 675 08-01-2022, 08:16 AM
  0 Thread: Tap off one side of 240V
Post: RE: Tap off one side of 240V

Neutrals aside....well is on a 30 amp breaker? Won't 12 or 14 ga wire off that breaker to the shed invite risk should someone else decide to use power there?
joe1086 Home Improvement 8 396 07-27-2022, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: How and how much to fix this floor?
Post: RE: How and how much to fix this floor?

FWIW if you end up reinstalling new flooring yourself you can get somewhat closer to matching the surrounding color by experimenting with some TransTint dyes. I removed some corner cabinets that had d...
joe1086 Home Improvement 12 672 07-19-2022, 12:04 PM
  0 Thread: Construction/Framing - Bringing adjoining floors level with each other.
Post: RE: Construction/Framing - Bringing adjoining floo...

You're likely to lose/damage some hardwood flooring in the process. Can you get suitable replacement flooring? Do you know if the wall that settled is now stable? I had a similar issue a couple yea...
joe1086 Home Improvement 19 875 07-12-2022, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: BBQ Island
Post: RE: BBQ Island

Thanks All. I think I will forge ahead.
joe1086 Woodworking 5 443 06-24-2022, 09:45 PM
  0 Thread: BBQ Island
Post: RE: BBQ Island

Should have mentioned it will have legs to carry the load of the top. Frame and panels will be mortised into the legs. Everything gets paint but the top and SS.
joe1086 Woodworking 5 443 06-23-2022, 05:58 PM
  0 Thread: BBQ Island
Post: BBQ Island

So I want to build a BBQ prep island that will sit out in the weather year-round in MD. Size will be approx 48w 24d x 36 high. I have a line on a stone top that will handle high temp from grates, gril...
joe1086 Woodworking 5 443 06-23-2022, 02:34 PM
  0 Thread: Porch glider
Post: RE: Porch glider

Looks nice. I'd add some 1/4" plastic material at the bottom to help prevent water wicking into the oak.
joe1086 Woodworking 11 831 06-20-2022, 07:23 AM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: RE: Install new outside faucet

Take your time cutting the pipe. Neatness counts when fitting want a clean, smooth burr free cut on the copper so the O-ring in the fitting doesn't get nicked. DAMHIKT.... Otherwis...
joe1086 Home Improvement 25 1,219 06-16-2022, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Jointing thick boards
Post: RE: Jointing thick boards

An alternative would be to find a nearby shop that could do it for a reasonable fee...
joe1086 Woodworking 11 716 06-10-2022, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Laminate flooring touchup
Post: RE: Laminate flooring touchup

I'd do the furniture marker as needed and leave it at that. If/when it wears off, repeat. I think you're asking for a mess applying the poly. 20 years is pretty good for a floor....
joe1086 Home Improvement 5 311 06-03-2022, 12:38 PM
  0 Thread: Goodbye, Norm!
Post: RE: Goodbye, Norm!

hcbph Wrote: (05-20-2022, 11:20 AM) -- Some of the things I saw Norm do on some of the programs left me a little flap jawed, but then again, he got many individuals interested in wood working who mig...
joe1086 Woodworking 31 3,365 05-20-2022, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: Festool vs Makita Track saws
Post: RE: Festool vs Makita Track saws

Throwing this out there for the OP and others who may be in the market for track saws.... I'm a hobbyist and couldn't justify the costs of the Makita/DeWalt/Festool track saw systems. What I ended ...
joe1086 Woodworking Power Tools 9 968 04-26-2022, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: DeWalt Track Saw Guides
Post: RE: DeWalt Track Saw Guides

FWIW......I had a deck/porch project last summer and wanted a track saw to cut long runs of fascia and deck boards. I bought 55" Powertec rails and when joined the rails were acceptably straight. The ...
joe1086 Woodworking Power Tools 10 905 04-26-2022, 07:59 AM
  0 Thread: Posting images via a URL
Post: RE: Posting images via a URL

Cian Wrote: (02-22-2022, 05:54 PM) -- Ah ha!!!  I fixed it!!!  I must've modified my profile a while back to make it more work friendly with the NSFW posts in the basement.  I had this feature disabl...
joe1086 Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 6 2,940 04-06-2022, 11:48 AM
  0 Thread: Bath and Shower installation cost question
Post: RE: Bath and Shower installation cost question

nkarasev Wrote: (04-06-2022, 09:51 AM) -- The only job that I am not 100% happy doing myself is to setup tub on a mud since my tub has 6 legs, pretty wide each (4 inches square) so the mud under legs...
joe1086 Home Improvement 14 1,016 04-06-2022, 11:25 AM
  0 Thread: Bathroom remodel
Post: RE: Bathroom remodel

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (03-31-2022, 05:59 AM) -- Only 1 way to get experience. I had confidence, did a bit of research but no experience. I put in showers at my last 2 houses. -- Couldn't agree more. ...
joe1086 Home Improvement 15 1,245 03-31-2022, 12:45 PM
  0 Thread: Bathroom remodel
Post: RE: Bathroom remodel

We followed the Ditra/Kerdi route on our bath remodel. Worked fine, kinda expensive, but I'd do it again. Learn how to create a mud shower base, plenty of videos out there. Cheap, and if you don't lik...
joe1086 Home Improvement 15 1,245 03-28-2022, 09:09 AM

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