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  0 Thread: In need of a replacement
Post: RE: In need of a replacement

As always Bandit, you keep designing and building at a rapid pace. All the while photographing the project and procedures and then posting here. You put the majority of us here to shame. At least a...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 31 1,959 11-03-2022, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?
Post: RE: what kind of dado did Norm use? angled blade?

Probably a "wobble dado blade." Never owned or used one. Far as I know they are still made. Adjustable, but I would think more 'fiddly' than a true dado blade set. But having said that, I end up m...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Power Tools 17 733 10-19-2022, 02:49 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench Top Material
Post: RE: Workbench Top Material

Doug Fir will work just fine. I scored some large pieces at HD years ago and have never had a problem.   My bench top is a two and a half inch thick piece of laminated maple salvaged from a l...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 23 1,799 07-13-2022, 07:37 PM
  0 Thread: Driveway Moss?
Post: RE: Driveway Moss?

Bleach. Works just fine. Way cheaper than the products sold for the purpose. And most of them, the active ingredient is..... ..........bleach. :yes:
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 6 528 06-19-2022, 05:33 PM
  0 Thread: Home Air Purifiers
Post: RE: Home Air Purifiers

We have several of the Winix ones from Costco. Made a huge difference in the smoke from the wildfires a few years back. One in the living room and one in the bedroom. Would not be without on...
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 7 420 06-16-2022, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: My new project
Post: RE: My new project

Well done, they look good.
MarkSingleton Woodworking 17 1,700 06-12-2022, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: Next Project?
Post: RE: Next Project?

Greatly enjoying this build thread Bandit. Never think your efforts to share with all of us are unappreciated. It is always extra work to take pics along the way, plus post them here later on. ...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 51 3,333 06-10-2022, 09:45 AM
  0 Thread: Updating Workbench
Post: RE: Updating Workbench

Nice job Jim. Those are the kind of jobs that we know we need to do, and after we do them, wonder why in the world we waited so long. Well done.
MarkSingleton Woodworking 6 745 06-07-2022, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa
Post: RE: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa

Cool project and story too! :cool:
MarkSingleton Woodworking 12 1,173 05-31-2022, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: Toolmaker
Post: RE: Toolmaker

WOW!! Most of us mere woodworkers/metalworkers/shop guys will never even consider aspiring to get THAT good. GREAT thread. :cool:
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 14 1,503 05-06-2022, 09:47 PM
  0 Thread: A 10' cord
Post: RE: A 10' cord

If it "doesn't eat anything", won't "age out" sitting there, and I have a spot to stash it, I hold onto all kinds of things. Wire, plugs, etc included. Bailed me out too many times to count. Friends...
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 8 855 05-03-2022, 08:25 PM
  0 Thread: Good Morning
Post: RE: Good Morning

You have only been here a short time and already have posted a pic! Took me YEARS to figure that one out. Some here are still trying. It is NOT intuitive, as you may have noticed! But it can b...
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 14 1,538 04-20-2022, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: Stopped in Urbana, OH..
Post: RE: Stopped in Urbana, OH..

Good morning Bandit,     Those are called hermaphrodite calipers. Most often a machinist tool rather than for woodworking.     A definition I pulled off the net:     "A hermaphrodite caliper...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 2 559 04-10-2022, 08:12 AM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

I use the interlocking mats from HF. And as stated above, the shop vac does the best job of getting them cleaned up. If you sweep it will NOT get it all. Vacuum and you are done.
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 18 1,867 03-31-2022, 10:41 PM
  0 Thread: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander utility?
Post: RE: (Update) Bench top oscillating edge sander uti...

Another Ridgid owner here. I gotta echo the bad dust collection complaint. On my list of things to do, is what this guy did:
MarkSingleton Woodworking Power Tools 26 3,886 01-24-2022, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: What are your favorite hand
Post: RE: What are your favorite hand

I've been thinking about this question.  Sure, there are a lot of hand tools that I love very much. But there is only really one, that would haunt me, if it got lost.   It's nothing special.  An o...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 27 2,951 01-24-2022, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles
Post: RE: Bessey Revo Clamp Handles

Well, twenty five meter length of hockey tape arrived awhile back. Yesterday I wrapped two of the Bessey clamp handles. Easy to do, just followed the method on the Rob Cosman video above. Haven't ...
MarkSingleton Woodworking 29 3,044 01-24-2022, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Story Board to help with a derelict Tool Chest
Post: RE: Story Board to help with a derelict Tool Chest

Loving this thread.  I found an ad on Craigslist several years ago for a "wood tool box"  at    $25.      Yes.  You are reading that correctly. I saved the pics from the ad, here is one: Drove o...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Hand Tools 26 4,780 01-19-2022, 08:29 PM
  0 Thread: Hanging Pictures on Inclined Ceiling
Post: RE: Hanging Pictures on Inclined Ceiling

How heavy? Command strips/velcro?
MarkSingleton Home Improvement 15 1,336 01-17-2022, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 Dewalt Planer Dust Collection
Post: RE: DW735 Dewalt Planer Dust Collection

Laid-Back Wrote: (01-07-2022, 08:07 AM) -- Found this very helpful adapting hose fittings. -- Yup.  Heat gun and a few minutes made several fittings for me. Been us...
MarkSingleton Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,158 01-07-2022, 10:02 AM

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