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  0 Thread: Dadonator XL
Post: RE: Dadonator XL

fredhargis Wrote: (01-24-2023, 06:20 AM) -- I saw that set in the new catalog, and thought it had just been released. If true there may not be a lot of experience behind it. But I would think someone...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,619 04-03-2024, 11:10 AM
  0 Thread: Soft Close Drawer Slides
Post: RE: Soft Close Drawer Slides

fptahoe Wrote: (02-20-2024, 01:51 PM) -- Any recommendation on lower cost alternative to Blum?  I have only used Blum in the past and have been happy with them, but looking for same/similar functiona...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 4 293 02-21-2024, 07:20 AM
  0 Thread: bed rail hardware
Post: RE: bed rail hardware

My choice when I built my bedframe was to go with tenon the rails set into mortise on the posts with bed bolt to hold the junction tight. Hiding the access to the bed bolt was simple, as the bed desig...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 19 1,563 01-19-2024, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: oil or grease for old stationary tools
Post: oil or grease for old stationary tools

I recently got my antique camel back drill press back to working condition after it stripped some gears two years ago. As it was being reassembled I thought about perhaps tapping the oil holes in the ...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 2 325 01-08-2024, 06:20 PM
  0 Thread: Camelback drill press restored
Post: Camelback drill press restored

I've had this old drill press for about 35 years and it's served me well. Two years ago as I was drilling one inch holes in a piece of quarter inch steel when it decided to shift from back gear mode t...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 4 420 12-30-2023, 09:50 AM
  0 Thread: Aging joints and shop shoes
Post: RE: Aging joints and shop shoes

Mid 80s, about 6 years ago did a back flip off a ladder. Torn ligaments in right foot, x-rays didn't detect the fracture, and untreated it didn't heal correctly, lots of discomfort standing or walking...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 6 721 12-27-2023, 10:39 PM
  0 Thread: Looking for 20mm diameter dowels
Post: RE: Looking for 20mm diameter dowels

One approach would be to get a router quarter round bit with 10mm radius. The with a 20 mm square length of material mill the dowel from the center section leaving flat square ends to register against...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 8 777 12-22-2023, 10:26 PM
  0 Thread: Corian router table top
Post: RE: Corian router table top

My personal preference would be to have the top as wide as will fit in the shop. There are times when I want a stop block attached to the fence and dislike having to jury rig something for the stop bl...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,580 12-22-2023, 10:16 PM
  0 Thread: Recent Woodsmith video
Post: Recent Woodsmith video

The Woodwmith program recently had an episode featuring an air-scrubber for cleaning shop air. They started out with a discussion of how to control dust in the shop, doing the work outside when practi...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 5 706 12-22-2023, 09:53 PM
  0 Thread: Uses for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Uses for radial arm saw

I purchased my Dewalt 10" RAS in 1963, new, and it's part of my bench today. Use it for crosscut only. A few years ago I learned about negative rake angle crosscut blades for RAS and that's the only b...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 33 3,859 12-22-2023, 09:34 PM
  0 Thread: Swapping Out Kitchen Drawer Cabinets
Post: RE: Swapping Out Kitchen Drawer Cabinets

David Stone Wrote: (09-20-2023, 02:38 PM) -- My kitchen cabinets have these old style slides, and they're all a bit hincky: If I want to replace them with Accurides, I assume I'll need to ...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 11 1,486 09-20-2023, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Air Cleaner 50-875
Post: RE: Delta Air Cleaner 50-875

CADman Wrote: (07-02-2023, 01:25 PM) -- My remote control died, and has been discontinued.   Has anyone had this issue, and what was your fix? The unit still works, I'm using a dowel as my remote. ...
thewalnutguy Woodworking Power Tools 2 696 07-03-2023, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: Rosin stick belt dressing
Post: RE: Rosin stick belt dressing

toolmiser Wrote: (06-16-2023, 09:49 PM) -- I'm not trying to be a smarty, but how about a music store?  My kids play violin and use it on them.  They give it to me when it is beyond use for them.  I ...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 9 1,695 06-17-2023, 08:06 AM
  0 Thread: Rosin stick belt dressing
Post: RE: Rosin stick belt dressing

AHill Wrote: (06-14-2023, 06:34 AM) -- You can buy belt dressing in spray form.  Many sources for that.  If you Google Rosin Stick, all you'll get is stuff sold in stores that sell marijuana.  Appare...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 9 1,695 06-14-2023, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: Rosin stick belt dressing
Post: RE: Rosin stick belt dressing

firefighter Wrote: (06-13-2023, 12:50 PM) -- Just curious. If there is a long history of slipping, have you considered replacing pulley/belt? Seems to me you're treating the symptom and not the cause...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 9 1,695 06-13-2023, 08:32 PM
  0 Thread: Rosin stick belt dressing
Post: Rosin stick belt dressing

For years I've used a "rosin stick" for V-belt dressing for belts that tend to slip under load. It was a size very similar to grease gun tube lubricant, with a heavy paper wrap. Unfortunately it's man...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 9 1,695 06-13-2023, 06:52 AM
  0 Thread: One eye v. an eye and a half
Post: RE: One eye v. an eye and a half

Papa Jim Wrote: (05-28-2023, 09:41 PM) -- Due to a detached retina (not woodworking related) I now have 20/20 vision in one eye and 20/150 in the other.  As a result I have greatly curtailed my woodw...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 9 977 05-31-2023, 02:15 PM
  0 Thread: Got a clever way of storing your driver bits?
Post: RE: Got a clever way of storing your driver bits?

a strip of 1" stock that's screwed to the front of a cabinet door above the bench with a row of slightly oversize 1/4 holes that are drilled  only deep enough to hold the driver bit but all the way th...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 12 1,751 05-30-2023, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: Old school long bar clamps - 8 for $250
Post: Old school long bar clamps - 8 for $250

I have a total of 8 old school  steel bar clamps for sale, 7 are eight feet long, one is 6 feet in length. These are steel frame and quite heavy. The threads on the clamping end are good. The bars cou...
thewalnutguy Tool Swap N' Sell 0 455 05-10-2023, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: How to bandsaw mill a small cherry log?
Post: RE: How to bandsaw mill a small cherry log?

SpiderDave Wrote: (04-28-2023, 02:20 PM) -- Hiya fellas. I just cut down a wild cherry tree. I'm not 100% sure if it is considered wild or not, but they sprout up out here all the time from the birds...
thewalnutguy Woodworking 5 871 04-30-2023, 09:04 PM

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