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  0 Thread: So I've got these drill bits
Post: RE: So I've got these drill bits

Three years and 64 posts later and nobody ever mentioned that the 1/2" bit was probably spinning to fast. That would account for the burning. A dull bit and pressing to hard could also be a part of th...
Richard D. Woodworking 135 62,174 05-12-2019, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Befuddled: how to get a precise wedge?
Post: RE: Befuddled: how to get a precise wedge?

This thread should be a lesson to all...Put on some proper pants and shoes before taking shop photos!
Richard D. Woodworking 26 10,048 12-15-2018, 01:16 PM
  0 Thread: Lost my enthusiasm
Post: RE: Lost my enthusiasm

Good for you! Don't sell your tools just yet, you may get back to it one day. You may decide you can do both.
Richard D. Woodworking 44 20,740 07-01-2018, 07:24 PM
  0 Thread: Overhead trolley for Festool vac hose
Post: RE: Overhead trolley for Festool vac hose

Use a piece of bungee cord (cut to length, not with the hooks) hung from the ceiling, done.
Richard D. Woodworking 15 6,279 06-16-2018, 05:03 PM
  0 Thread: The neatest bunk bed that I've seen in a long time.
Post: RE: The neatest bunk bed that I've seen in a long ...

Cooler Wrote: (05-25-2018, 01:25 PM) -- Yes,  a raised ranch has a basement that is on the same level as the garage. Gibbs' house is not of that type.  Here is the floor plan (who would have thoug...
Richard D. Woodworking 10 6,089 05-27-2018, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: A one piece wing back chair.....
Post: RE: A one piece wing back chair.....

Great start and write up photos but, I don't think it looks done. The bottom of the seat and legs are too heavy. I love the Galahad discs, the Lancelot is scary!
Richard D. Woodworking 14 6,192 05-08-2018, 07:52 PM
  0 Thread: Rough Cut lawsuit
Post: RE: Rough Cut lawsuit

If not for Tommy Mac's lawsuit, I may never have heard of the new TV show that "infringes" on his name.
Richard D. Woodworking 123 71,775 05-05-2018, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: Router bits...burned?
Post: RE: Router bits...burned?

Then why does the "black" clean off with solution and light brushing?
Richard D. Woodworking 17 10,709 04-15-2018, 11:12 PM
  0 Thread: track saw dilema
Post: RE: track saw dilema

I wonder how many recommendations to "build a guide and use a Skilsaw" come from people who have never used an actual track saw? Plunge cut, riving knife, no need to clamp because of the rubber bottom...
Richard D. Woodworking 29 22,334 04-15-2018, 12:02 PM
  0 Thread: I guess the owners of this forum don’t want anyone to post pictures anymore
Post: RE: I guess the owners of this forum don’t want an...

Maybe by the time you get to 11,000 posts you'll have it figured out! :D
Richard D. Woodworking 30 11,333 04-14-2018, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: Router bits...burned?
Post: RE: Router bits...burned?

On a carbide blade the blackness is a burnt "varnish" that can be cleaned and the blade will feel sharp again. A shout out for the blade/bit cleaning solution from Rockler. Non-toxic and works really ...
Richard D. Woodworking 17 10,709 04-14-2018, 05:18 PM
  0 Thread: Drilling hole slightly larger than 3/4 inch
Post: RE: Drilling hole slightly larger than 3/4 inch

I'll guess electrical engineer.
Richard D. Woodworking 34 14,356 04-13-2018, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: r/ orbital sander vac. advice
Post: RE: r/ orbital sander vac. advice

Let me tell you how this will end......Festool dust extractor AND Festool sander. If you are working in a home and you are serious about containing the finest particles produced in woodworking....you'...
Richard D. Woodworking 19 8,448 04-08-2018, 10:24 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
Post: RE: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking busi...

It's easy if you....... find a niche, work 14+ hours a day and make a name for yourself. I wonder why we all don't do it?
Richard D. Woodworking 53 20,363 04-07-2018, 05:16 PM
  0 Thread: Wobbly Table - Why?
Post: RE: Wobbly Table - Why?

Either the floor is uneven or the legs are loose. If they are not loose they will be eventually. A better option is apron hardware. http://www.thegardenhills.info/images/lovely-table-corner-brackets-...
Richard D. Woodworking 26 10,935 04-01-2018, 09:37 PM
  0 Thread: Built my wife a new chair
Post: RE: Built my wife a new chair

What a prick..................
Richard D. Woodworking 6 2,954 03-27-2018, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: question on track saws
Post: RE: question on track saws

I have the Shop Foz which is a knock off of a knock off. I never clamp and it doesn't slip. These saws are designed primarily for sheet goods, rough sawn and all bets are off.
Richard D. Woodworking Power Tools 12 5,935 02-13-2018, 10:38 PM
  0 Thread: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tools
Post: RE: Adapter to use Lithium batteries in Nicad tool...

They give away free tools in order to sell batteries. Your old tools are worthless without batteries and even with new batteries the old tools are heavier, weaker and probably not worth buying new bat...
Richard D. Woodworking Power Tools 58 33,870 02-04-2018, 09:47 AM
  0 Thread: I'm in the wrong line or work. $3,000 barn wood doors
Post: RE: I'm in the wrong line or work. $3,000 barn wo...

Woodnet is very patriotic and capitalism is wonderful, unless someone else is making money at woodworking, then it sucks. :laugh:
Richard D. Woodworking 37 21,132 01-28-2018, 05:42 PM
  0 Thread: Screws for plywood?
Post: RE: Screws for plywood?

If you are screwing into the edge of plywood without drilling a pilot hole, you are just splitting the ply to get the screw in. Drill a 1/8" pilot hole and use drywall screws, I have literally done th...
Richard D. Woodworking 23 27,915 01-28-2018, 12:53 PM

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