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  0 Thread: What will happen to your tools when you die?
Post: RE: What will happen to your tools when you die?

LOML and i both know that neither of us alone can take care of this acreage, and the unplanned departure of one of us will hasten the sale of the property. What I really expect will happen is that ...
R Clark Woodworking 19 1,316 11-06-2022, 08:37 PM
  0 Thread: Duct Cleaning - Scam??
Post: RE: Duct Cleaning - Scam??

KC Wrote: (11-06-2022, 06:30 AM) -- I found a couple beer cans in the attic of the Texas house.  LOTS of stuff under garden tub.  What blew my mind was that whoever hung the ceiling fan in the master...
R Clark Home Improvement 16 794 11-06-2022, 09:09 AM
  0 Thread: Shop vac recommendations for DC?
Post: RE: Shop vac recommendations for DC?

jteneyck Wrote: (11-04-2022, 04:59 PM) -- I hear you.  Same process for many of us.  A Fein is on my list as soon as the Cman dies.  It's been pretty tough though, even running for 4 or 5 hours strai...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 42 5,811 11-05-2022, 07:51 AM
  0 Thread: Duct Cleaning - Scam??
Post: RE: Duct Cleaning - Scam??

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (11-04-2022, 06:21 PM) -- ...There was a bag of pot in the ceiling with an old rotted rubber band around it. Rolled up around the bag was a pay stub from Bethlehem Steel from arou...
R Clark Home Improvement 16 794 11-05-2022, 07:35 AM
  0 Thread: Duct Cleaning - Scam??
Post: RE: Duct Cleaning - Scam??

blackhat Wrote: (11-02-2022, 07:00 PM) -- I normally tell folks that after construction and when moving into a place. You don’t know what the previous left behind. Take a look at how the furnace filt...
R Clark Home Improvement 16 794 11-04-2022, 08:42 AM
  0 Thread: Shop vac recommendations for DC?
Post: RE: Shop vac recommendations for DC?

So, did you use it as a straight shop vac, or did you make a mod to it?   Well, I'm happy with my 19 year old Ridgid.  I use it like a traditional shop vac, mostly dry stuff, the occasional wet pic...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 42 5,811 11-04-2022, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: Tusked Trestle Table Design?
Post: RE: Tusked Trestle Table Design?

I built a trestle table from a plan in one of Norm's NYW books.  I built the table about 2003-2004 or so. Here's a pic of the underside where the supports meet the table. The table top dimen...
R Clark Woodworking 12 811 11-01-2022, 09:01 PM
  0 Thread: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart
Post: RE: trying to buy a car battery at Walmart

Bill Wilson Wrote: (11-01-2022, 09:17 AM) -- Last time I needed a battery, I got it at Advance Auto.  I probably paid more for it than a comparable one at Walmart, but I wasn't in a position to wait ...
R Clark Home Improvement 25 1,087 11-01-2022, 01:00 PM
  0 Thread: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?
Post: RE: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?

SD608 also cuts a flat bottom, not arced like the old wobble blade.
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 17 733 10-24-2022, 05:06 AM
  0 Thread: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?
Post: RE: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?

I remember those wobble blades Norm used early on in the series.  He did say that the arced bottom of the cut was an issue. Since Norm worked out of Rush Morash's shop on the show, he was using wha...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 17 733 10-21-2022, 05:11 AM
  0 Thread: On the top, bottom, or side? - freezers that is
Post: RE: On the top, bottom, or side? - freezers that i...

DogwoodTales Wrote: (09-28-2022, 08:40 PM) -- .... I just found out that my wife works at a client’s house who has the bottom freezer configuration and so she’s fallen in love with the configuration...
R Clark Home Improvement 42 1,468 10-14-2022, 04:58 AM
  0 Thread: Trailer for lumber runs?
Post: RE: Trailer for lumber runs?

Even though I have a pickuo truck with 6 1/2' bed, I use my utility trailer when going to buy hardwood.  The trailer has a 6X12 bed.  It weighs 990 pounds empty and can haul a payload of 2500 pounds. ...
R Clark Woodworking 28 1,520 10-03-2022, 12:52 AM
  0 Thread: 1964 Delta 8in jointer
Post: RE: 1964 Delta 8in jointer

mr_skittle Wrote: (09-18-2022, 09:28 AM) -- Thanks for the suggestions. I'm hoping I can find one around town. I'll check with the electric motor shop in my neighborhood. I was also going to as the p...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,257 09-19-2022, 05:18 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop: Eating Crow
Post: RE: SawStop: Eating Crow

My saw is ten years old.  First couple of years it was set up in totally unconditioned space.  The current shop is heated in the winter time.  Shop temps in summer regularly go well over 90 degrees. ...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 52 3,525 09-16-2022, 07:34 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop: Eating Crow
Post: RE: SawStop: Eating Crow

barryvabeach Wrote: (09-09-2022, 09:52 PM) -- When I bought my PCS,  I was told that even if it didn't have the safety brake, it was still a great saw, and I agree. In addition, a friend was using hi...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 52 3,525 09-10-2022, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop: Eating Crow
Post: RE: SawStop: Eating Crow

No disdain here, either. I wish my 3HP PCS had the Industrial Mobile Base. As for the safety aspect...there might be a small group of people who are 100% safe 100% of the time.  But I'm not one ...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 52 3,525 09-09-2022, 07:04 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic Model 60
Post: RE: Powermatic Model 60

lincmercguy Wrote: (09-02-2022, 05:15 PM) -- Finding anything 8" without a premium is a challenge right now. But it's good to know the yellow is not worth extra money. I'm also not under pressure to ...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 14 856 09-03-2022, 06:53 AM
  0 Thread: What's your jointer depth of cut?
Post: RE: What's your jointer depth of cut?

I've never actually measured the depth of cut; it's probably something like 1/32".  I am more focused on a consistent cut, minimizing tearout as much as possible.  Once set, I never move it unless som...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 14 686 08-26-2022, 04:40 AM
  0 Thread: Pancake Air Compressor?
Post: RE: Pancake Air Compressor?

I'll be contrarian... I had DeWalt that died prematurely after a few years of use.  Replaced it with a RolAir FC2002 in 2010; still going strong. The RolAir is not an oil-less compressor.  It's ...
R Clark Woodworking 15 1,221 08-23-2022, 05:05 AM
  0 Thread: Sawstop ICS gloat and question
Post: RE: Sawstop ICS gloat and question

If it was me, I'd get that saw and put it into use until such time as I didn't have 240V power.  Then I'd sell and buy the 120V saw. If you don't have 240V power now, then clean the saw up, sell, a...
R Clark Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,436 08-05-2022, 07:04 PM

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