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  0 Thread: Dewalt ras lower blade guard info needed
Post: RE: Dewalt ras lower blade guard info needed

I had the lower guards on my Dewally and I remember on of them was in the way when you wanted to change the blade. Also they were pretty flimsy and more of a warning then a guard. You could get a si...
daveferg Woodworking Power Tools 5 3,829 02-05-2017, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: Blade to cut Corian
Post: RE: Blade to cut Corian

Thanks all. Can't say I'll be looking forward to the dost. I remember cutting down a cultured marble sink top. What a mess!
daveferg Woodworking Power Tools 13 6,915 12-18-2016, 02:01 AM
  0 Thread: wall ovens and under counter refrigerators
Post: RE: wall ovens and under counter refrigerators

First off, with all the fake news going around, I seriously doubt Sears is going anywhere. No, the aren't what they used to be, but they're still going. Indeed Consumers ranks Kenmore Elite as the t...
daveferg Home Improvement 18 10,066 12-17-2016, 05:24 PM
  0 Thread: Blade to cut Corian
Post: Blade to cut Corian

Son in law has some Corian he needs cut. Would I be OK using an 80 tooth Freud Lam/plywood blade? Can't see spending $100 for their solid surface blade for this one job. Thanks
daveferg Woodworking Power Tools 13 6,915 12-17-2016, 05:07 PM
  0 Thread: Which plywood?
Post: RE: Which plywood?

MDF is not a great choice for possible future water leaks. Get plywood with the smoothest finish layer. That makes painting easier. Prime and coat both sides, as was said.
daveferg Woodworking 11 4,773 12-11-2016, 01:20 PM
  0 Thread: Who to call for this job?
Post: RE: Who to call for this job?

Totally agree with Holmes on the floor drain, etc. But as I pointed out earlier, a new install should include checking the strength of the floor structure . Some of Cooler's ideas are good as well.
daveferg Home Improvement 42 26,385 12-07-2016, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Who to call for this job?
Post: RE: Who to call for this job?

I agree with MikeBob on all counts. This is NO job for a handyman. Not only should you do you need plumbing and a floor drain, but electrical and maybe gas for the dryer. Also, I would want floo...
daveferg Home Improvement 42 26,385 11-28-2016, 12:48 PM
  0 Thread: What's the difference between "Solid Stain" and paint?
Post: RE: What's the difference between "Solid Stain" an...

Wood Jets, lets not forget UV exposure and wood movement; enhanced with wood items left outside. Also you cannot deny that the is much, much less work refinishing a solid color stain than paint, whic...
daveferg Home Improvement 13 7,610 11-21-2016, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: Flooring nailer
Post: RE: Flooring nailer

I've done two flooring installs. Renting can quickly add up. If your new to installing wood floors, it's a slow process, perticually if you have to shift all your furniture from one side of the room...
daveferg Home Improvement 6 3,879 11-20-2016, 07:36 PM
  0 Thread: Fire rated door
Post: RE: Fire rated door

First if you don't want a self-closing garage door because your local code doesn't requie it, you are a fool! If you stop and think about presenting fire spread or limiting spread of carbon monoxide ...
daveferg Home Improvement 30 17,002 11-20-2016, 07:28 PM
  0 Thread: Terminix - Would you use them?
Post: RE: Terminix - Would you use them?

Treatment depends if your termites are subterrainian or flying. I had a local company do an inspection about 8 years ago. They did a house perimeter treatment. This year we had them out to do anoth...
daveferg Home Improvement 12 7,659 11-20-2016, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: What's the difference between "Solid Stain" and paint?
Post: RE: What's the difference between "Solid Stain" an...

I used solid color stain on an outdoor bench and it's held up better than any outdoor finish I've used. I second the ease of later re-coating as well. After 7 years the n the weather, it still doesn...
daveferg Home Improvement 13 7,610 11-20-2016, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: Talk to me about router lifts.
Post: RE: Talk to me about router lifts.

Hey, just MHO, but I've got better things to buy with my tool money. This is woodworking, not precision machining. I have a Milwaukee 3 1/2 hp router with from the top height adjustment and it's mor...
daveferg Woodworking Power Tools 24 14,690 11-20-2016, 06:49 PM
  0 Thread: SawStop Jobsite saw & Bosch Reaxx head-to-head - real human-finger-test comparison!
Post: RE: SawStop Jobsite saw & Bosch Reaxx head-to-head...

Don't know when the SS patent expires, but patent infringement might be hard to prove. I saw the Bosch demonstrated on Ask TOH, and while the sensing method may be similar to SS, the action, simplici...
daveferg Woodworking Power Tools 31 21,524 11-20-2016, 06:43 PM
  0 Thread: Replacement windows by Anderson
Post: RE: Replacement windows by Anderson

Snipe. H., your operation sounds like where we bought our Marvin windows. I'll never forget, we had a double casement installed and I noticed the two window frames weren't even. The installer could...
daveferg Home Improvement 24 14,018 11-14-2016, 10:14 PM
  0 Thread: Replacement windows by Anderson
Post: RE: Replacement windows by Anderson

We dealt with Renewal by Anderson and the installers were Anderson employees. When we had the Marvin windows installed, the hired subs who made a number of mistakes.
daveferg Home Improvement 24 14,018 11-13-2016, 07:29 PM
  0 Thread: Have you ever had an addition put on your home?
Post: RE: Have you ever had an addition put on your home...

Had a room addition put on the entire back of my house, included a family room/dining area, laundry alcove and master bedroom with large closet. Also had a corner fireplace with a raised hearth that ...
daveferg Home Improvement 14 5,599 11-13-2016, 07:26 PM
  0 Thread: Fire rated door
Post: RE: Fire rated door

Totally agree with Bob 10. I have self-closing hinges, but if the garage door is open, there's enough breeze so the door doesn't close properly. As far as the length of the rating, take a look at yo...
daveferg Home Improvement 30 17,002 11-13-2016, 07:11 PM
  0 Thread: New Holmes Show
Post: RE: New Holmes Show

I got a terrific inspection on our current house through Home Advisor. If an inspection is an escrow contingency, it's almost impossible to do it without the sellers there unless they've already move...
daveferg Home Improvement 26 15,906 11-12-2016, 05:35 PM
  0 Thread: New Holmes Show
Post: RE: New Holmes Show

Hey Eric, it's your money, but in the case of dirty carpet, I'd hire a good carpet cleaning company. When I sold my first home, shampooed the carpet, touched up the paint and planted some flowers i...
daveferg Home Improvement 26 15,906 11-10-2016, 01:42 PM

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