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  0 Thread: Wood handled hammers
Post: RE: Wood handled hammers

Tony Z Wrote: (03-06-2021, 10:35 AM) -- To those Galoots that use wood handled hammers, here is a tip that absolutely works, for tightening loose handles, in the "non" humid season.  The tip is attri...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,592 03-06-2021, 07:01 PM
  0 Thread: Wood handled hammers
Post: RE: Wood handled hammers

Tony Z Wrote: (03-06-2021, 10:35 AM) -- To those Galoots that use wood handled hammers, here is a tip that absolutely works, for tightening loose handles, in the "non" humid season.  The tip is attri...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Hand Tools 6 1,592 03-06-2021, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: deck and protruding nail heads.
Post: RE: deck and protruding nail heads.

Sanding 35 year old pressure treated lumber may not be a good idea. That stuff is/was really toxic. Full of arsenic, chromium and copper.
rfd8w5 Home Improvement 12 4,049 04-05-2020, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: New door wont stay shut
Post: RE: New door wont stay shut

Sorry, I just skimmed through all the responses so I apologize if I'm repeating someone. Have you tried pulling out the weatherstrip? It should only be a press fit in an 1/8" groove and will come out....
rfd8w5 Home Improvement 23 7,384 02-23-2020, 06:06 PM
  Smile Thread: basic " " of woodworking?
Post: RE: basic " " of woodworking?

DaveR1 Wrote: (12-30-2019, 12:56 PM) -- Is it cleaning up all the stuff you chiseled off? :D --
rfd8w5 Woodworking 15 5,309 01-05-2020, 05:05 PM
  0 Thread: Scribe moulding
Post: RE: Scribe moulding

RJT123 Wrote: (01-05-2020, 12:37 PM) -- I have 3/4" x 1/4" stained scribe molding for the kitchen cabinets. Used to cover gap between cabinet and wall/ceiling. I thought Iwould use the pin nailer be...
rfd8w5 Woodworking 4 2,312 01-05-2020, 05:04 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting board ??, wood movement
Post: RE: Cutting board ??, wood movement

Randy C Wrote: (12-28-2019, 07:46 AM) -- New idea for end grain cutting board. Want to cut a 1/4" recess near one corner of the board, will take a matching size piece of wood where I have inlaid the ...
rfd8w5 Woodworking 2 1,615 12-28-2019, 09:09 AM
  0 Thread: Keeping a desk top flat
Post: RE: Keeping a desk top flat

ed kerns Wrote: (12-12-2019, 12:27 PM) -- I'm looking for some advice on a project. I am building a desk top of 3/4 hickory and plan to build up the edges so on profile it looks thicker. This is a bi...
rfd8w5 Woodworking 16 5,048 12-14-2019, 07:48 AM
  0 Thread: Brad Nailer Query
Post: RE: Brad Nailer Query

weelis Wrote: (12-06-2019, 05:23 PM) -- I am in the market to get ab 18 ga. air nailer.  What do you all out there use>  Electric or battery?  What brand? Is it worth the money to rebuild an old one?...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,417 12-07-2019, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Yankee 131a screwdriver
Post: RE: Yankee 131a screwdriver

Bill_Houghton Wrote: (07-14-2019, 02:54 PM) -- The spring wanted to work all the time.  If you were doing rough work, this was fine, but a trim carpenter didn't want the screwdriver dancing all over ...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Hand Tools 19 7,909 07-14-2019, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: It was just time....
Post: RE: It was just time....

SawDat Wrote: (06-19-2019, 08:21 PM) -- So explain to a suburbanite without a quality W.B.   Why are the handles in two pieces rather than one long continuous piece of lumber? My mind tells me one...
rfd8w5 Home Improvement 16 5,547 06-23-2019, 06:10 AM
  0 Thread: Out side window sill
Post: RE: Out side window sill

JTTHECLOCKMAN Wrote: (04-11-2019, 10:01 PM) -- Anyone replace a rotted outside window sill?? What is a good wood for this?? Any do's and dont's?? -- Pressure treated wood is Yellow Pine. Unless you...
rfd8w5 Home Improvement 11 4,320 04-13-2019, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: Arkansas water stones?
Post: RE: Arkansas water stones?

Tony Z Wrote: (03-10-2019, 02:25 PM) -- I seem to remember, over the past few decades, more than one or two goomers using water on natural Arkansas stones!  Maybe what Woodcraft has, are "reconstitut...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 4,914 03-10-2019, 06:05 PM
  0 Thread: Lookng for arbor adaptor for old table saw
Post: RE: Lookng for arbor adaptor for old table saw

overland Wrote: (09-08-2018, 03:56 PM) -- I'm fixing up an old 8" Craftsman table saw. The problem is it has a 1/2" arbor. Does anyone know where I can get an adaptor to increase it to  5/8"? -- Tr...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Power Tools 13 5,175 09-08-2018, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: What finish to use on a hammer handle??
Post: RE: What finish to use on a hammer handle??

Good old fashioned sweat. Put the hammers to use and the oils in your skin will be plenty. Wrote: (02-11-2018, 10:34 AM) -- I just finished putting handles in 2 hammers.  Both handles are hickory. Bo...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Hand Tools 13 11,280 02-11-2018, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Bose Headphones as ear protection
Post: RE: Bose Headphones as ear protection

Are you a "professional" woodworker. I bet I could find an OSHA inspector that would just LOVE to write you a citation. :laugh:
rfd8w5 Woodworking Power Tools 20 14,257 07-17-2017, 05:04 PM
  0 Thread: Planing VG Fir
Post: RE: Planing VG Fir

A scraper might not work very well. The spring wood, the lighter colored part is very soft compared to the darker summer wood. "Soft" woods do better when sanded. Or machine planed. S2S from the mill ...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Hand Tools 8 4,386 07-09-2017, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: 2.5" round nose bit? where to find?
Post: RE: 2.5" round nose bit? where to find?

You may need to get a cutter head and get knives ground to go in the head. You would need a hefty shaper to safely power that big of a cutter. Definitely not a router bit. Why dont you cut your cove o...
rfd8w5 Woodworking Power Tools 16 9,454 04-10-2017, 06:17 PM
  0 Thread: Hot Melt Glue Gun
Post: RE: Hot Melt Glue Gun

This one. You will never be sorry. http://www.hillas.com/Categories/Glue-Guns-and-Accessories/3M-Scotch-Weld-Hot-Melt-Applicator-LT-1-per-case_2.html?utm_term=1100203450613&utm_campaign=Hillas+Prod...
rfd8w5 Woodworking 17 8,669 02-20-2017, 03:23 PM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee 6470-21 10-1/4" Circular Saw question
Post: RE: Milwaukee 6470-21 10-1/4" Circular Saw questio...

I have an older Milwaukee 10-1/4" saw and it's base is flat. I can't imagine where a curverd base would be useful. Send it back.
rfd8w5 Woodworking Power Tools 2 1,993 12-30-2016, 09:33 PM

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