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  0 Thread: Charles Neil passed away 12/21/'19
Post: RE: Charles Neil passed away 12/21/'19

Alan S Wrote: (12-23-2019, 02:35 PM) -- That is sad to hear.  I don't know him, but he did me a lot of favors by posting his expertise. -- I am saddened to hear this.  I met him over a decade ago w...
Ken Vick Woodworking 8 4,154 12-23-2019, 05:53 PM
  0 Thread: Deciding on Griz 8" jointer
Post: RE: Deciding on Griz 8" jointer

Troubleshooter Wrote: (11-23-2019, 10:36 AM) -- I want to upgrade to a 8" jointer. I have used a Jet 6" for the last 10 years with no issues other than the bed is a little short and it's hard to set ...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 19 5,796 11-23-2019, 06:26 PM
  0 Thread: Deciding on Griz 8" jointer
Post: RE: Deciding on Griz 8" jointer

Troubleshooter Wrote: (11-23-2019, 10:36 AM) -- I want to upgrade to a 8" jointer. I have used a Jet 6" for the last 10 years with no issues other than the bed is a little short and it's hard to set ...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 19 5,796 11-23-2019, 06:25 PM
  0 Thread: Deciding on Griz 8" jointer
Post: RE: Deciding on Griz 8" jointer

Troubleshooter Wrote: (11-23-2019, 10:36 AM) -- I want to upgrade to a 8" jointer. I have used a Jet 6" for the last 10 years with no issues other than the bed is a little short and it's hard to set ...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 19 5,796 11-23-2019, 06:18 PM
  0 Thread: Solar Lumber Drier - Part 2
Post: RE: Solar Lumber Drier - Part 2

John, Are your panels facing north in this pic or are you intending to rotate the building after the construction is finished?   :)  Just kidding.  That would be the kind of mistake I would make.  Ken
Ken Vick Woodworking 9 3,037 08-04-2019, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: Dust collector system design
Post: RE: Dust collector system design

tedrussell Wrote: (05-19-2019, 04:51 AM) -- I'm designing a dust collection system for a new wood shop my son is building in a new makerspace.  He has a 2 hp Delta 50-761.  The plan right now has two...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 14 5,204 05-21-2019, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: Dust collector system design
Post: RE: Dust collector system design

tedrussell Wrote: (05-19-2019, 09:06 AM) -- Thanks.  Do you think I should go with 6" drops? Somewhere I read you need 4,000 ft/min velocity to keep chips and dust suspended.  For 6" drops, that mean...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 14 5,204 05-19-2019, 09:34 AM
  0 Thread: Dust collector system design
Post: RE: Dust collector system design

tedrussell Wrote: (05-19-2019, 04:51 AM) -- I'm designing a dust collection system for a new wood shop my son is building in a new makerspace.  He has a 2 hp Delta 50-761.  The plan right now has two...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 14 5,204 05-19-2019, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: Bamboo flooring
Post: RE: Bamboo flooring

giradman Wrote: (06-12-2018, 05:32 PM) -- Bamboo Wood - Good or Bad Choice? Just going a little 'off topic' (no experience using bamboo for flooring) - BUT, I've wondered about using 'bamboo lumbe...
Ken Vick Home Improvement 18 9,580 06-14-2018, 09:16 PM
  0 Thread: Bamboo flooring
Post: RE: Bamboo flooring

Cooler Wrote: (06-11-2018, 09:42 AM) -- I find this comment confusing. Everything I've read or heard states that the bamboo is colored by roasting the bamboo.  So the color goes all the way throug...
Ken Vick Home Improvement 18 9,580 06-11-2018, 03:54 PM
  0 Thread: Bamboo flooring
Post: RE: Bamboo flooring

petertay15 Wrote: (06-09-2018, 11:08 AM) -- We are considering bamboo planks for the kitchen: 5/8 x 6 inch, tongue and groove. We assume it can be coated with polyurethane, since the kitchen floor mi...
Ken Vick Home Improvement 18 9,580 06-09-2018, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: Name that wood.
Post: RE: Name that wood.

daddo Wrote: (05-30-2018, 12:19 PM) -- BIL got this wood in slabs 2" thick. He was told it was from India but isn't sure.  What do you think? https://i.imgur.com/kaIM57z.jpg -- Well this "ide...
Ken Vick Woodworking 20 8,339 06-05-2018, 09:34 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

smithgl12 Wrote: (05-25-2018, 08:18 PM) -- thanks Ken. Yes still at it when I can. Good idea on cabinets. Yes finishing the walls and better utilizing them is planned. Time and funds awaiting. Maybe ...
Ken Vick Woodworking 78 43,344 05-25-2018, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: shop clean up strategies??
Post: RE: shop clean up strategies??

smithgl12 Wrote: (05-24-2018, 08:42 PM) -- Thanks for all the great tips and commiseration. Keep it coming.  I knew I was not alone here. I found a few hrs today to get the table saw and workbench cl...
Ken Vick Woodworking 78 43,344 05-25-2018, 06:05 PM
  0 Thread: HF shop crane question
Post: RE: HF shop crane question

cpolubin Wrote: (05-16-2018, 08:25 AM) -- Thanks for all the info and advice. The crane would very occasionally be used for lifting equipment. More often for lifting larger projects like a dresser up...
Ken Vick Woodworking 7 3,606 05-16-2018, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: discussion on adding 2nd story above garage
Post: RE: discussion on adding 2nd story above garage

mound Wrote: (04-13-2018, 01:41 PM) -- thanks for the comments.. all good stuff! -- Of course, the cross sectional measurements of a footer are different for a one story structure as opposed to a 2-s...
Ken Vick Home Improvement 15 7,916 04-13-2018, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: Woodsmith back issues
Post: RE: Woodsmith back issues

Scott W Wrote: (04-08-2018, 08:17 AM) -- Anyone? $0.50 an issue.... -- Woodsmith is my absolute favorite woodworking magazine and I consult back issues regularly for inspiration and techniques. ...
Ken Vick Tool Swap N' Sell 9 4,986 04-08-2018, 09:50 AM
  0 Thread: My Move Is Complete
Post: RE: My Move Is Complete

AHill Wrote: (04-08-2018, 08:45 AM) -- We closed on our home in Orlando this past Thursday. Household goods delivered on Friday.  Boxes are everywhere and the garage is a mess. Now if I can just find...
Ken Vick Woodworking Hand Tools 9 4,024 04-08-2018, 09:46 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut Slab--Chicagoland*SOLD*
Post: RE: Walnut Slab--Chicagoland

misterstockwell Wrote: (04-08-2018, 09:11 AM) -- I have this one walnut live edge slab for sale. It is on the right in the picture https://www.forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7331934&pid=750118...
Ken Vick Tool Swap N' Sell 5 2,818 04-08-2018, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: Holey Galahad carving disk
Post: RE: Holey Galahad carving disk

Peter Tremblay Wrote: (04-05-2018, 01:05 PM) -- Thank you very much, Ken! What grit would you recommend that I begin with?  Medium? I'd like for a balance between removing wood not-too-fast and...
Ken Vick Woodworking Power Tools 5 3,892 04-05-2018, 09:56 PM

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