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  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

You offered a review which, in part, says it didn't last trimming small branches.  that is not useful information without knowing the size of the battery...I'm just curious.  If you just used one of y...
JosephP Home Improvement 33 935 04-12-2024, 04:09 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

Yeah...but 3 Amp-hour or 5, 8, or 10??? I'd be surprised if you cut much of anything with a 3 Ah battery...but I'd expect better that what you describe if you used a 10 Ah battery.
JosephP Home Improvement 33 935 04-12-2024, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: Protecting SYP outdoors
Post: RE: Protecting SYP outdoors

Wait....is paint not a chemical??? I would concerned about a copper product being toxic to the plants  Copper is an essential micronutrient, but too much is certainly fatal to plants.  But...there ...
JosephP Finishing 6 165 04-10-2024, 11:31 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

Stwood_ Wrote: (04-10-2024, 05:46 PM) -- Forget the Dewalt. It's related to the Exxon Valdez. No o-ring seals anywhere in the oiler system. Even the fill cap is a plastic to plastic seal. It over oil...
JosephP Home Improvement 33 935 04-10-2024, 09:12 PM
  0 Thread: Spots on Walnut Table
Post: RE: Spots on Walnut Table

are the spots on the wood or in the finish? when you said you sanded the heck out of it...are you saying that was before you applied the finish, or this is to fix the spots? Did you sand at all ...
JosephP Finishing 1 110 04-09-2024, 09:55 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

Watch some pro user reviews too. His "lab tests" are just the start of the story...
JosephP Home Improvement 33 935 04-07-2024, 04:54 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

On a regular chainsaw, open the oil cap and put it back on before storing.  Sometimes that relieves a little pressure. On pole saws, leaking the oil is a feature.  Pretty sure that across brands.
JosephP Home Improvement 33 935 04-05-2024, 08:30 PM
  0 Thread: Battery Powered Chainsaw
Post: RE: Battery Powered Chainsaw

I have pruning blades for a sawzall. I use them to cut roots in the dirt. My Silky Sugoi (hand saw) will out cut a sawzall and take less energy all day long (literally...not uncommon I use that saw ...
JosephP Home Improvement 33 935 04-04-2024, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Lane Acclaim Table Build
Post: RE: Lane Acclaim Table Build

I agree that with KC with that particular design, I like the look of the circle table better.  But I don't dislike the full table...just looks better round.  Your design as a long table is certainly b...
JosephP Woodworking 16 950 04-01-2024, 08:57 PM
  0 Thread: $$$ to clear land?
Post: RE: $$$ to clear land?

Agreed, probably not gonna sell trees for firewood. Be VERY careful about having somebody else out to cut trees for firewood.  If they damage something or are injured on your property, that could c...
JosephP Home Improvement 23 5,386 03-26-2024, 09:02 PM
  0 Thread: $$$ to clear land?
Post: RE: $$$ to clear land?

Unless it's a REALLY special tree veneer buyers aren't interested. If they are "yard trees" they won't be interested...nails are much worse on veneer equipment than they are on sawmills. But it's ...
JosephP Home Improvement 23 5,386 03-23-2024, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: $$$ to clear land?
Post: RE: $$$ to clear land?

It depends on entirely the size of the tree, where it is, how it's coming down, what's happening to it after it's down, etc, etc, etc... Land clearing operations are generally extremely messy. But ...
JosephP Home Improvement 23 5,386 03-22-2024, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: Moisture Meter Suggestion
Post: RE: Moisture Meter Suggestion

Why pinless? If you are checking MC for a stack of lumber, just pin it near a section you will cut out anyhow.
JosephP Woodworking 25 791 03-21-2024, 12:56 PM
  0 Thread: Walnut or Elm?
Post: RE: Walnut or Elm?

There's plenty of American elm that size as juvenile trees have some resistance to DED (Dutch Elm Disease). But that's not American elm...It's Siberian. Siberian elm is DED resistant. It was wide...
JosephP Woodworking 5 423 03-18-2024, 06:47 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut or Elm?
Post: RE: Walnut or Elm?

Siberian elm Ulmus pumila
JosephP Woodworking 5 423 03-17-2024, 07:32 PM
  0 Thread: bed rail hardware
Post: RE: bed rail hardware

It's been delivered...she doesn't have a king mattress yet, so it's just set up with a queen on it for now.  "Customer" seems happy, so I'm happy!
JosephP Woodworking 19 1,552 03-15-2024, 09:49 PM
  0 Thread: bed rail hardware
Post: RE: bed rail hardware

Willyou Wrote: (03-14-2024, 09:50 AM) -- Nice job. Love it! I suggested bed bolts, but your choice was correct. -- Thanks!  Might use bed bolts in the future.  I hadn't heard of them before and app...
JosephP Woodworking 19 1,552 03-15-2024, 09:46 PM
  0 Thread: bed rail hardware
Post: RE: bed rail hardware

Been slowly plugging away, but its done.  I went with the this style for the rails.  I used the end-mount mortise style to mount the headboard to the legs.  While I really liked the idea of using slid...
JosephP Woodworking 19 1,552 03-13-2024, 11:12 PM
  0 Thread: Old House Electrical
Post: RE: Old House Electrical

Pretty sure GFCI with no ground wire will still trip if overloaded. I recall reading it will proteta person but probably not equipment. Is there any way to pull SOME new wire? Even if just for th...
JosephP Home Improvement 14 709 03-07-2024, 08:37 PM
  0 Thread: Stinky sink
Post: RE: Stinky sink

Can you get a bottle brush or snake with a brush to try to clean it out? Or try a foaming cleaner and leave it in there until foam is gone?
JosephP Home Improvement 21 1,061 03-03-2024, 01:12 PM

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