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  0 Thread: Whole House Generator
Post: RE: Whole House Generator

frule Wrote: (05-17-2024, 04:29 AM) -- Propane vs natural gas really doesn't matter much. Get a large tank as these burn a lot of fuel if you have a long outage. I've had 2 different Generacs for a ...
GaryMc Home Improvement 18 493 05-17-2024, 10:37 AM
  0 Thread: Handheld welder????
Post: RE: Handheld welder????

Thanks to all for the inputs and opinions.  Barry, that is a pretty good primer on the whole subject!  For now, I will forego buying the MLCS gadget and spend a little more time boning up before aband...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 9 747 04-20-2024, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: Handheld welder????
Post: Handheld welder????

(Not exactly woodworking but related).  Over the years I have always wished for some way to join two metal pieces without resorting to screws or bolts or figuring out how to do the project with wood (...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 9 747 04-18-2024, 09:06 PM
  0 Thread: HF 34706 Lathe died
Post: RE: HF 34706 Lathe died - update

Well, I finally got a "fix" kludged up! :D No amount of force would allow removal of that inner shaft pulley half, so I just mounted a 4" standard one on the exposed shaft.  Had to fashion a circular ...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,471 02-25-2024, 06:18 PM
  0 Thread: Design question/opinion re entertainment center
Post: RE: Design question/opinion re entertainment cente...

kurt18947 Wrote: (02-19-2024, 10:54 AM) -- Joe 1086's thread (https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7375087)about making a wall/shelves/TV space for his daughter prompted a thought I've had ...
GaryMc Woodworking 2 414 02-19-2024, 05:48 PM
  0 Thread: Japanese bowl turning
Post: RE: Japanese bowl turning

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (02-01-2024, 11:14 PM) -- and the end results are great. http://https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYjBal_pfzY The cutting tool is unique as well and would love to try one. --...
GaryMc Woodturning 5 704 02-04-2024, 05:30 PM
  0 Thread: Early WoodNet, still more added
Post: RE: Early WoodNet, still more added

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (02-04-2024, 03:00 PM) -- Lots of the above guys no longer here. -- I have been around since 2001 - lots of advice and fun over the early years.  Remember Mad Mark, Dave Arbuck...
GaryMc Woodworking 203 100,850 02-04-2024, 05:23 PM
  0 Thread: Vintage Sears Molding Set 9-3214 NOS price reduced
Post: RE: Vintage Sears Molding Set 9-3214 NOS price red...

JLH Wrote: (02-03-2024, 06:34 PM) -- Pictures added and dropped price.  Most people bought this set to make their own 3 bead molding. -- I have had that set since the early days.  I actually used i...
GaryMc Tool Swap N' Sell 10 1,228 02-04-2024, 05:10 PM
  Thumbs Down Thread: Under deck waterproofing options
Post: RE: Under deck waterproofing options

I did roughly what you were originally thinking about 10 years ago, under our Azek deck, with some additional tricks.  First, I excavated underneath about 6 inches to provide headroom and a fairly fla...
GaryMc Home Improvement 17 1,774 01-29-2024, 09:01 AM
  0 Thread: HF 34706 Lathe died
Post: RE: HF 34706 Lathe died

lkomroff Wrote: (01-19-2024, 09:08 AM) -- Also try Harbor Freight customer service number. I believe they still sell parts for this lathe if you just want to replace pulleys. -- Thanks, everybody, ...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,471 01-19-2024, 09:33 PM
  0 Thread: HF 34706 Lathe died
Post: RE: HF 34706 Lathe died

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (01-17-2024, 05:46 PM) -- Gary That is a Reeves drive and not been very popular with it having so many problems.  You can check on ebay for a replacement or google the make an...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,471 01-17-2024, 09:53 PM
  0 Thread: This turning forum is mostly dead
Post: RE: This turning forum is mostly dead

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (01-16-2024, 10:31 AM) -- and I am thinking if it does not pick up it might get gone. What do you think?  I might be talking to myself tho. :raised: -- Many of us were 'way ...
GaryMc Woodturning 21 1,673 01-17-2024, 04:21 PM
  0 Thread: HF 34706 Lathe died
Post: HF 34706 Lathe died

After 19 years, this ol' lathe suffered the dread stuck-sheave malady about a month ago, so it would not shift from the lowest speed.  After numerous applications of PB Blaster and some rather gentle ...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,471 01-17-2024, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: Forrest Blade Sharpening
Post: RE: Forrest Blade Sharpening

Blaine Wrote: (09-03-2023, 10:32 AM) -- I need to get a Forrest tablesaw blade sharpened and plan to send it to them. How do you package the blade to send it to them?  How is payment arranged? ...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 6 939 09-03-2023, 01:57 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: RE: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

Gary G™ Wrote: (07-07-2023, 09:50 AM) -- When I raced bicycles, my best wheels had silk sew-ups. They needed to be tight and were glued on. The way to install those was to hold the wheel vertically...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,110 07-07-2023, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: RE: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

GaryMc Wrote: (07-06-2023, 09:18 AM) -- Yep, just says remove shaft bolt and "slip the wheel off" to get access to the belt.:no:  Will try again today after another Blaster treatment. -- Well, I go...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,110 07-06-2023, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: RE: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

iclark Wrote: (07-06-2023, 12:11 AM) -- Does the manual have instructions for replacing the drive belt? There might be a mechanical keeper holding the wheel on the shaft. If so, they can be very e...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,110 07-06-2023, 09:18 AM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: RE: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

Thanks for the responses, all.  I had thought about using clamps (zip ties - great idea!) instead of spouse's fingers to help keep the thing in place as I work around the rim.  And yes, I do have a se...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,110 07-05-2023, 07:57 PM
  Shocked Thread: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed
Post: Bandsaw blew a tire - help needed

G0513X2 17" BS that has been a workhorse for more than 15 years cutting through hundreds (thousands?) of feet including resawing 8" billets of ash and maple and have never had a major problem.  I rout...
GaryMc Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,110 07-04-2023, 07:23 PM
  0 Thread: Got a clever way of storing your driver bits?
Post: RE: Got a clever way of storing your driver bits?

Dumb_Polack Wrote: (05-30-2023, 10:17 AM) -- Hi, I keep mine in a small metal can...every time I need a bit I pour them out, find the bit I need and scoop the rest back into the can....not too eff...
GaryMc Woodworking 12 1,938 06-09-2023, 06:59 PM

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