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  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: RE: Building out of Construction Lumber

Using only glued butt joints will not end in happiness. You can use dowels, floating tenons, or screws; but you will need something. Half lap joints would have worked as well, but you already have thi...
gjohn Woodworking 25 5,494 05-15-2021, 11:34 PM
  0 Thread: 100A subpanel
Post: RE: 100A subpanel

I would assemble all conduit and pull all conductors at once. As far as pulling or pushing it will be basically all pulling, but you will need someone helping feed the wires in.
gjohn Home Improvement 36 3,404 04-23-2021, 04:04 PM
  0 Thread: 100A subpanel
Post: RE: 100A subpanel

Why are you trying to use a direct burial cable to pull through conduit? Usually you are pulling single conductors through conduit. I believe there are problems with heat dissipation with cable in con...
gjohn Home Improvement 36 3,404 04-23-2021, 01:32 PM
  0 Thread: Wall Switch Question
Post: RE: Wall Switch Question

Halfathumb Wrote: (04-17-2021, 08:22 AM) -- Sorry everyone. My editing skills are poor. I was asking about wall switches. But I just need 4 (4 way switches) so I just bought them and am using the oth...
gjohn Woodworking 10 1,485 04-17-2021, 08:36 AM
  0 Thread: Viking Campfire Chair for a small child?
Post: RE: Viking Campfire Chair for a small child?

stoppy Wrote: (10-22-2020, 11:11 PM) -- I’ve made 3 adult Viking campfire chairs.  SIL wants one for his partners 3 year old daughter. I made the adult ones out of 6’ 2x12”s. Two 36” in pieces to mak...
gjohn Woodworking 2 1,451 02-23-2021, 10:42 PM
  0 Thread: What happened to Norsewoodsmith.com?
Post: RE: What happened to Norsewoodsmith.com?

He explained in a previous thread: https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7357141 (https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7357141)
gjohn Woodworking 3 1,137 11-30-2020, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: Landing and stairs
Post: RE: Landing and stairs

The question is not clear to me and perhaps others. Or it  might just be me. Can you add a sketch of some sort?
gjohn Home Improvement 8 1,216 09-29-2020, 06:41 AM
  0 Thread: Building out of Construction Lumber
Post: RE: Building out of Construction Lumber

I have used yellow pine 2x lumber for various things. I understand the OP already has the lumber but in general one recommendation is to get 2x10 or 2x12 and cut your parts out of those. Cut out the p...
gjohn Woodworking 25 5,494 09-18-2020, 09:57 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig (Price lowered)
Post: RE: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig

Lumber Yard® Wrote: (09-11-2020, 10:37 PM) -- Based on the pictures, it is the 12" version. HTH -- rathomp Wrote: (09-12-2020, 09:27 AM) -- Correct.  It is D1258R-12 -- Thanks, John
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 6 1,982 09-12-2020, 12:29 PM
  0 Thread: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig (Price lowered)
Post: RE: FS: Leigh Dovetail Jig

Is this the 1258R-12 or the 1258R-24? Thanks, John
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 6 1,982 09-11-2020, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: Is there mouse resistant foam
Post: RE: Is there mouse resistant foam

You can mix broken glass into plaster to keep them from coming back through that hole. Does not mean that they will not move over.
gjohn Home Improvement 17 3,693 08-07-2020, 10:28 PM
  0 Thread: Shipping furniture
Post: RE: Shipping furniture

I paid UPS to pack and ***** a large easel I built for my niece. It arrived broken. I guess they must have dropped it off the truck. It was not a delicate part that broke. Now when I ***** something I...
gjohn Woodworking 17 3,293 07-21-2020, 07:56 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Irwin 22 3" wing
Post: RE: WTB Irwin 22 3" wing

agerlach Wrote: (05-30-2020, 06:53 PM) -- Thanks. Just before seeing this I pulled the trigger on a Irwin 22 set in the box on the bay. $6.75 was too good of deal to pass on ! -- Sounds like a good...
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 3 1,391 05-30-2020, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: WTB Irwin 22 3" wing
Post: RE: WTB Irwin 22 3" wing

The Irwin 22 seems to be the one with the gear teeth. I do not have a spare wing but I have an Irwin #2 with the 3" wing that I can send out. If you are interested, PM me your address. John
gjohn Tool Swap N' Sell 3 1,391 05-30-2020, 12:20 PM
  0 Thread: Great courses plus? Woodwork content
Post: RE: Great courses plus? Woodwork content

We have Great Courses Plus. There are a few (at least 2 maybe 3) woodworking courses. I have watched them and the courses were fine. One was solely router focused.  Given the slim woodworking offer...
gjohn Woodworking 2 1,325 04-03-2020, 03:38 PM
  0 Thread: hidden hinge options?
Post: RE: hidden hinge options?

You might look into a SOSS hinge. SOSS hinge (https://www.soss.com/invisible-hinge-product-overview/)
gjohn Woodworking 13 3,976 02-15-2020, 10:30 AM
  0 Thread: "Thick" TBII
Post: RE: "Thick" TBII

Glue is too cheap to replace and too expensive when it fails to use questionable glue. Pitch it.
gjohn Woodworking 17 6,856 02-14-2020, 11:53 PM
  0 Thread: Merry Christmas & Good New Year
Post: RE: Merry Christmas & Good New Year

Merry Christmas And a Happy New Year
gjohn Woodworking Hand Tools 3 1,597 12-25-2019, 11:43 PM
  0 Thread: Wood sources DFW
Post: RE: Wood sources DFW

Troubleshooter Wrote: (12-08-2019, 12:51 PM) -- Thanks. Are they open on Saturday? -- When I have gone before, it has been on a Friday. I believe both Sweeney and Barney Robinson are Monday to Frid...
gjohn Woodworking 12 4,582 12-10-2019, 10:41 PM
  0 Thread: Wood sources DFW
Post: RE: Wood sources DFW

There is also Sweeney Hardwood in North Fort Worth. I have bought from both them and Barney Robinson. http://www.sweeneyhardwoods.com/ (http://www.sweeneyhardwoods.com/)
gjohn Woodworking 12 4,582 12-07-2019, 09:10 PM

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