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  0 Thread: Way back memory
Post: Way back memory

K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 2 307 Yesterday, 12:06 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

I vaguely(my memory is faulty) back when you were first starting. Asking questions and learning. Seems you have talent and have developed it quite well!! Excellent work!
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 37 2,320 04-25-2022, 02:19 PM
  0 Thread: Gray Elm
Post: RE: Gray Elm

What is GREY elm wood? Is elm a good wood for woodworking? [/url]https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcSiNLYXqRt5SKlHolU-Leo966CSCt8pzgc7LUjIuWTAzA&s [url=https://ww...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 10 557 04-25-2022, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: Plans for outside playhouse?
Post: RE: Plans for outside playhouse?

Plenty of YouTube videos showing wall construction, including framing windows/doors. Watch deck building for inside stairs/walkways. Get a sheet of graph paper and layout exterior walls with win...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 8 326 04-25-2022, 02:07 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing up
Post: RE: Gluing up

Greatgranddaughter and I made a lot of 1/8" plywood furniture. It needed at least 2 hours for gentle handling(painting) with TiteBond ll. 24 hours for most everything else, especially end grain(pic...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 12 740 04-24-2022, 08:43 PM
  0 Thread: Old Flooring
Post: RE: Old Flooring

I bought way too much  unfinished hard maple flooring(too much was less expensive than the proper amount) since it was a factory buy out and needed over a million feet gone quickly. I used it for a...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 6 626 04-24-2022, 08:39 PM
  0 Thread: Stump grinding professional versus DIY
Post: Stump grinding professional versus DIY

Some years ago, I had two trees removed and the stumps ground away. Stumps were a couple feet in diameter or more and took from 2 to 3 hours to grind below the surface. Those machines were self propel...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 8 481 04-24-2022, 08:31 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone ever change the door gasket on their front loader washer??
Post: RE: Anyone ever change the door gasket on their fr...

Had a model that had the type of rubber that got mold(permanent). Found out the gasket cost half as much as a new washer($250). Since that washer was + 8 years old----bought a newer set(stacked) an...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 14 623 04-16-2022, 02:00 PM
  0 Thread: Alternative to pressure treated
Post: RE: Alternative to pressure treated

Metal posts set in concrete. Less expensive, longer lasting, and less maintenance.
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 11 533 04-16-2022, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Ouch!
Post: RE: Ouch!

BTDT. Luckily, I ripped a slot in my folding table/saw horse. The saw was a wormdrive Mag 77.:uhoh:
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking Power Tools 9 985 04-06-2022, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: Hi, beginner with some questions.
Post: RE: Hi, beginner with some questions.

You are starting well, better than how I started. Just a push down the slippery slope---a jointer and a planer will allow you to use pallet/etc. wood(free).:uhoh::D
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking Power Tools 90 5,591 04-06-2022, 01:55 PM
  0 Thread: Hi, beginner with some questions.
Post: RE: Hi, beginner with some questions.

I've always believed that when a person is scared of a tool or a piece of machinery, they have a much higher probability of injury when using that equipment. I respect my tools and make sure I unde...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking Power Tools 90 5,591 04-04-2022, 07:33 PM
  0 Thread: Building costs/hold or sell?
Post: RE: Building costs/hold or sell?

Youngest son/LOHL decided to build. Both work from home mostly and have her mother living with them(GREAT lady!) Son has a degree in construction management and works on building huge agriculture(c...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 16 1,301 04-03-2022, 09:08 AM
  0 Thread: Hi, beginner with some questions.
Post: RE: Hi, beginner with some questions.

Welcome to the Zoo! Seriously, I can do what woodwork I do because of this forum and the members. I started out in a shed with a Ryobi BT3000 and a router. Had to pull the saw outside to cut anythi...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking Power Tools 90 5,591 04-03-2022, 08:56 AM
  0 Thread: Where do you find woodworking plans?
Post: RE: Where do you find woodworking plans?

When I build a desk or file cabinet, I first build the drawers. It is much easier for me to build around those than starting with the frame/etc. and filling in. I generally have to build to fit a spec...
K. L. McReynolds Woodworking 11 917 03-22-2022, 05:55 PM
  0 Thread: Installed a new front storm door.
Post: Installed a new front storm door.

Has a pull down screen. Put on on the back door and like it. One hand, easy pull down/push up to use/store. Make is Anderson. Good quality, everything fits, instructions are crap. The back door mod...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 7 528 03-16-2022, 09:36 PM
  0 Thread: Gonna jinx myself, but
Post: RE: Gonna jinx myself, but

I have an expansion tank installed. The water heater is a Reems brand(bought at HD). Regulated house pressure is 50psi(have a gauge to check). The only problem is a leaking resin bed in the water soft...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 5 412 03-11-2022, 05:14 PM
  0 Thread: Gonna jinx myself, but
Post: RE: Gonna jinx myself, but

EightFingers Wrote: (03-10-2022, 01:54 PM) -- How old is your water heater? -- 4 or 5 years, I think. Been here 14 years, replaced it after about 2 years and got 6 or 7 out of that one. There is a ...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 5 412 03-11-2022, 11:45 AM
  Tongue Thread: Gonna jinx myself, but
Post: Gonna jinx myself, but

Plumbing repair.:uhoh: Water heater popoff(excess pressure/temp) valve started leaking. Replace and done. Right? Of course not! Went to my local Ace and bought a replacement. Shoulda know,...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 5 412 03-10-2022, 01:52 PM
  0 Thread: Homeowner electrical test?
Post: RE: Homeowner electrical test?

Locally(there are more than 30 total 'local' codes, depending on city, county, and state), most have a Homeowner's permit. A homeowner pulls the permit. Makes no difference who does the work as long a...
K. L. McReynolds Home Improvement 19 1,471 02-19-2022, 10:24 AM

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