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  0 Thread: Water Supply in House
Post: RE: Water Supply in House

Alkalinity, pH of water generally begins to attack the rubber membrane dissolving it into your water supply. Over time engineers have given the equipment a service life. What you were proposed to do i...
Woodenfish Home Improvement 8 363 01-20-2023, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: Clling All Plumbers
Post: RE: Clling All Plumbers

Rick_B Wrote: (01-19-2023, 05:23 AM) -- This is  brand new fill valve -- It sounds like the new valve is defective. You should remove it and return it for a replacement.
Woodenfish Home Improvement 13 621 01-19-2023, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw blade alignment
Post: RE: Table saw blade alignment

The truer you can get the blade parallel with the miter slots the better the cut. This is one of the most important settings on a tablesaw.
Woodenfish Woodworking Power Tools 12 699 01-19-2023, 02:00 AM
  0 Thread: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions
Post: RE: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions

Another thing you might try is a medium-sized rubber drain bladder available Home Depot. Harbor Freight, etc., and blast that clog out of the P-trap. Be sure to turn the water off and let the water dr...
Woodenfish Home Improvement 19 694 01-13-2023, 10:41 PM
  0 Thread: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions
Post: RE: Washing Machine Standpipes Questions

I’m not a plumber but I know that water won’t go down a pipe without air coming back up. Looking at your drawing you might want to look at the vent going up and see if you can rod it going down. Cappi...
Woodenfish Home Improvement 19 694 01-12-2023, 01:00 AM
  0 Thread: Which benchtop router table?
Post: RE: Which benchtop router table?

There are a great many plans and videos online for building a bench top router table much more affordable and with higher quality than today’s commercial products. Having a good bench top router table...
Woodenfish Woodworking Power Tools 10 678 01-11-2023, 04:09 PM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

wrb Wrote: (01-09-2023, 09:13 PM) -- I agree that MFT doesn’t offer much in a well equipped shop.  Its main use is away from shop, onsite work. I once owned an MFT and learned the hard way that it is...
Woodenfish Woodworking Power Tools 38 3,461 01-09-2023, 11:03 PM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

I like to leave a ripping blade on my tablesaw as much as possible and use the Festool track saw for sheet goods and cross-cutting stock wider than my mitersaw can handle. The MFT handles that quite w...
Woodenfish Woodworking Power Tools 38 3,461 01-05-2023, 08:50 PM
  0 Thread: Icy storm door
Post: RE: Icy storm door

KC Wrote: (12-26-2022, 05:37 PM) -- It is aluminum.  Never thought about wood.  Likely solve the ice problem, tho.  When I think wood storm doors I think screened affairs in southern houses. -- The...
Woodenfish Home Improvement 10 585 12-26-2022, 06:18 PM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

The MFT table was designed to be brought to a job site for various projects and accomplishes its intent well. Although not a necessity in a fully equipped workshop it is still very nice for woodworker...
Woodenfish Woodworking Power Tools 38 3,461 12-26-2022, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: Icy storm door
Post: RE: Icy storm door

I assume the storm door is aluminum? Maybe a new wood storm door is in your future shop build projects this spring?
Woodenfish Home Improvement 10 585 12-26-2022, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: Leaky Bathroom Fixture Question
Post: RE: Leaky Bathroom Fixture Question

Don’t blame your kid for an old worn out faucet part. Things happen and usually do so at inopportune times.
Woodenfish Home Improvement 9 532 12-23-2022, 03:42 PM
  0 Thread: Paint limestone basement
Post: RE: Paint limestone basement

I believe that the limestone may need to be primed before painting with latex because of the pH.
Woodenfish Home Improvement 8 521 12-20-2022, 12:39 AM
  0 Thread: Custom Closet System Directly on top of Carpet??
Post: RE: Custom Closet System Directly on top of Carpet...

I would either take the carpet out or have the cabinetry floating off the floor and attached to the walls. Personally, I chose that method.
Woodenfish Home Improvement 23 1,088 12-13-2022, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Need a new cordless drill...recommendations?
Post: RE: Need a new cordless drill...recommendations?

I’ve had Milwaukee M12 lithium powered tools from the day they first released them. I think they’re great and Home Depot should be having some great sales on them soon.
Woodenfish Woodworking Power Tools 33 2,254 11-09-2022, 08:03 PM
  0 Thread: What will happen to your tools when you die?
Post: RE: What will happen to your tools when you die?

All of the younger generation in my family wouldn’t know what to do with a hammer let alone a router that doesn’t work with a laptop. I guess my stuff will be either found by a lucky craftsman or some...
Woodenfish Woodworking 19 1,638 11-09-2022, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: Duct Cleaning - Scam??
Post: RE: Duct Cleaning - Scam??

Once in a while I’ll turn my furnace fan to “ON” and then go around the house starting at the second floor with my electric leaf blower and blast air into the return ducts for a few minutes each. No n...
Woodenfish Home Improvement 19 1,360 11-02-2022, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Toilet Seat Recommendation
Post: RE: Toilet Seat Recommendation

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Woodenfish Home Improvement 8 631 09-30-2022, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: DIY water softener resin bed service?
Post: RE: DIY water softener resin bed service?

Generally the resin in a water softener lasts the life of the equipment. I question the need for such frequent replacement. A UV water purification system bulb needs changing every year. I looked into...
Woodenfish Home Improvement 13 756 09-15-2022, 08:12 PM
  0 Thread: AC drain clogs almost daily
Post: RE: AC drain clogs almost daily

I would replace the drain line. Your never going to be able to clean it out. Make sure the new one is vented at the top and the drain has a proper horizontal pitch.
Woodenfish Home Improvement 6 515 09-13-2022, 05:09 PM

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