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  0 Thread: Lee Valley Campaign Hardware
Post: RE: Lee Valley Campaign Hardware

Would THIS work ?  It also comes in a nickel finish.   Roly
Roly Woodworking 4 441 09-11-2021, 06:28 PM
  0 Thread: hollow chisel bit not fitting well
Post: RE: hollow chisel bit not fitting well

I don't understand why it is tilting to the side when it is tightened.  I could understand not being centered when tightened but not tilting unless the part you tighten to is not parallel to the chise...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 17 751 09-09-2021, 07:29 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone know what these are for?
Post: RE: Anyone know what these are for?

(09-07-2021, 12:49 PM)Scott W Wrote: I got them in a tool lot a while back.  They don't seem to be guide bushings.  They just sit flush or maybe a tad inside the router base. I feel sure I am in th...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 8 500 09-07-2021, 01:36 PM
  0 Thread: tankless - water electric
Post: RE: tankless - water electric

(09-06-2021, 06:30 PM)mdhills Wrote: We've currently heat our water with a natural gas water heater with tank, located in the garage. This is close to laundry and kitchen, but the bathrooms are on t...
Roly Home Improvement 13 663 09-07-2021, 09:22 AM
  0 Thread: Gfci
Post: RE: Gfci

(09-06-2021, 05:28 PM)Wipedout Wrote: I’m remodeling the upstairs bath. We have no GFCI anywhere in our house. So I’m putting some in with this bathroom remodel. The two outlets by the sink are in s...
Roly Home Improvement 4 274 09-06-2021, 05:34 PM
  0 Thread: Insulation After Re-Pipe Before Drywall
Post: RE: Insulation After Re-Pipe Before Drywall

(09-02-2021, 10:20 AM)MarkSLSmith Wrote: Having a healthy respect that I don't know what I don't know, I was trying to keep it open-ended.  I do have 2 specific concerns. 1. Is it possible or likel...
Roly Home Improvement 7 316 09-02-2021, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: Flushometer problems
Post: RE: Flushometer problems

(09-02-2021, 07:15 AM)Cooler Wrote: A real plumber came in yesterday and checked the incoming water pressure.  It was at 150 psi, about twice what it should be.  We have a pressure regulator on our ...
Roly Home Improvement 7 400 09-02-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: Motor help?
Post: RE: Motor help?

(08-29-2021, 12:34 PM)®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: 220V, 1ph, 3hp DC blower motor The other day a large chunk of wood got sucked in.  The impeller jammed briefly.  Motor got really loud as it tried to to t...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 10 470 08-29-2021, 01:14 PM
  0 Thread: delta 31-250 drum sander problem
Post: RE: delta 31-250 drum sander problem

(08-27-2021, 08:40 AM)flip Wrote: That set screw is in place.  Problem is at the other end of the shaft. If part #69 is the gear you are referring to, it shows a set screw in it.  Screw #8 If you ...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 4 303 08-27-2021, 09:53 AM
  0 Thread: Inset Hinge Suggestion
Post: RE: Inset Hinge Suggestion

(08-23-2021, 08:40 PM)jteneyck Wrote: I think what the OP meant was that the faceframe overlays the cabinet side by 1/2".  That's why he needs to add a 1/2" piece of wood to the inside of the cabine...
Roly Woodworking 25 1,335 08-24-2021, 06:02 AM
  0 Thread: Inset Hinge Suggestion
Post: RE: Inset Hinge Suggestion

(08-23-2021, 01:49 PM)bline22 Wrote: Thanks again Everyone for the responses this helps.  @Cooler when you say you build a mounting block.  Do you have an example of that?  I am wondering how big do...
Roly Woodworking 25 1,335 08-23-2021, 03:43 PM
  0 Thread: Hitachi c8fb2 won't run - electrical issue
Post: RE: Hitachi c8fb2 won't run - electrical issue

(08-21-2021, 02:57 PM)tomherrick Wrote: OK, Roly, that was it. This saw needs a lot of work - and I'll do a restoration on it for my friend who has done so much for me - but now know that it will at...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 10 533 08-21-2021, 04:31 PM
  0 Thread: Hitachi c8fb2 won't run - electrical issue
Post: RE: Hitachi c8fb2 won't run - electrical issue

(08-21-2021, 10:31 AM)tomherrick Wrote: Slight change in my Google search terms and I stumbled upon a video of a complete restoration of this saw, including how to remove the rotor. Time to get to w...
Roly Woodworking Power Tools 10 533 08-21-2021, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Air Conditioner condenser in garage
Post: RE: Air Conditioner condenser in garage

(08-15-2021, 04:26 PM)TDKPE Wrote: The energy it moves from the living space to the condenser unit in the garage, plus the energy it uses to do that, will end up in the garage.  That's a lot of heat...
Roly Home Improvement 12 885 08-15-2021, 04:35 PM
  0 Thread: Sistering joists
Post: RE: Sistering joists

(08-10-2021, 01:47 PM)blackhat Wrote: I’m wondering about a lack of stiffness in 2x8 10s. There should be little give in that span. Spongy from a lack of sheeting I can buy. Are these on 24” centres...
Roly Home Improvement 18 1,338 08-10-2021, 06:37 PM
  0 Thread: Threaded end on a brace-type auger bit
Post: RE: Threaded end on a brace-type auger bit

(08-09-2021, 01:16 PM)bandit571 Wrote: Or, they can then be threaded into a "T" handle.. That is it.  They are called a barn auger bit.    Normally the square taper was forced into a hole in the ha...
Roly Woodworking Hand Tools 5 382 08-09-2021, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: 4 way switch confusion
Post: RE: 4 way switch confusion

(08-07-2021, 09:34 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: "Center position" ? May be it was a different poster but talked that it only worked with the switch in the halfway position.  Sorry if I confused you more bu...
Roly Home Improvement 17 1,104 08-07-2021, 03:42 PM
  0 Thread: 4 way switch confusion
Post: RE: 4 way switch confusion

(08-07-2021, 08:07 AM)Halfathumb Wrote: I'm pretty certain the 4 way is in the right place. The original construction had everything working as it should. Plus that is the only box with the 4 wires ...
Roly Home Improvement 17 1,104 08-07-2021, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: Help me shoot holes in this motor mounting idea
Post: RE: Help me shoot holes in this motor mounting ide...

I have concerns with the tapcons also for this use.   Maybe a large toggle bolt or expansion shield would be better.     Also of concern is the mortar joint holding the block.   I would consider Uni s...
Roly Woodworking 10 797 08-04-2021, 03:38 PM
  0 Thread: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wiring
Post: RE: Home Inspections: Slate Roof? Knob and Tube Wi...

(08-03-2021, 09:56 PM)JosephP Wrote: Our house (built 1993) has Al run to the electric range.  I talked to a friend of my dad who is an EE at a factory...so not residential electrician.  He said "Al...
Roly Home Improvement 13 936 08-04-2021, 07:17 AM

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