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  0 Thread: Akeda dovetail jig - with accessories
Post: RE: Akeda dovetail jig - with accessories

I'll buy it. Sending you a PM.
lincmercguy Tool Swap N' Sell 2 218 Yesterday, 12:26 AM
  0 Thread: My take on clamp storage
Post: RE: My take on clamp storage

"Ya'll turn those k bodies over....head down, weight down. Won't vibrate off that way." That's why I like the Rockler racks. They have a lip that keeps them in place.
lincmercguy Woodworking 19 894 10-15-2021, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: More Green in the Shop
Post: RE: More Green in the Shop

"For breaking down plywood, I cut on the floor on a sheet of rigid foam. This works pretty well. The panel cross-cuts tend to get done at work table height." I think I'll get a piece of ridgid fo...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 4 344 10-15-2021, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: More Green in the Shop
Post: More Green in the Shop

I picked up a TS-55, my second Festool aside from the CT Mini.  My main use will be for plywood, both breaking it down and cutting larger pieces to size.  I have a couple of questions. 1. I would t...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 4 344 10-15-2021, 01:55 AM
  0 Thread: French Cleat Tool Wall
Post: RE: French Cleat Tool Wall

I thought my four tapes were enough. One is over by the lumber rack. I use metal rulers more, I have an extra one that lives on my table saw fence. Most of it are variations of pictures I saw on th...
lincmercguy Woodworking 7 443 10-14-2021, 12:41 AM
  0 Thread: French Cleat Tool Wall
Post: RE: French Cleat Tool Wall

lincmercguy Woodworking 7 443 10-12-2021, 10:53 PM
  0 Thread: French Cleat Tool Wall
Post: French Cleat Tool Wall

When I had my shop built, I put up this pegboard and these two cabinets that I had in a hurry just to get a workplace to put together the rest of the shop.  I also had my old workbench (no drawers) un...
lincmercguy Woodworking 7 443 10-12-2021, 10:51 PM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
Post: RE: Milling wide boards

"What I do is joint as wide as I can (this requires removing the guard), once I'm satisfied with it, I slip a length of ply under the jointed part and run through the planer. When the other side is...
lincmercguy Woodworking 14 599 10-12-2021, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: My take on clamp storage
Post: RE: My take on clamp storage

Mine was lazier. A 2x6 mounted between two of the pole barn poles and a couple of the Rockler clamp racks for parallel clamps. I stuck an eye bolt between each rack and I run a peice of conduit throug...
lincmercguy Woodworking 19 894 10-09-2021, 03:35 PM
  0 Thread: Triton Duo Dowel
Post: RE: Triton Duo Dowel

Cooler Wrote: (10-07-2021, 03:08 PM) -- The Rockler dowel jig + high-speed electric drill.  DeWalt makes a corded 1/4" drill that spins at 4,000 rpm and will drill holes significantly faster than any...
lincmercguy Woodworking Power Tools 13 834 10-07-2021, 05:57 PM
  0 Thread: Built In Bookshelf Done!
Post: RE: Built In Bookshelf Done!

Thanks for the compliments, everyone. There are some things I could have done better, but that's any project. I learned quite a bit with this and am now less intimidated with built-ins. When a lot of...
lincmercguy Woodworking 12 837 10-06-2021, 12:48 AM
  0 Thread: Built In Bookshelf Done!
Post: RE: Built In Bookshelf Done!

"and the "backsplash around the top to keep stuff from falling off the back." I had planned that from the beginning just because of the stairs and the four-legged fury jerks who like to knock thing...
lincmercguy Woodworking 12 837 10-06-2021, 12:38 AM
  0 Thread: Built In Bookshelf Done!
Post: RE: Built In Bookshelf Done!

"I like the A&C details on the cabinet sides and back," It took me a bit to figure out what to do with the back. It's such a large area that I didn't want one big flat panel or a bunch of ornate de...
lincmercguy Woodworking 12 837 10-05-2021, 04:44 PM
  0 Thread: should have done it years ago department
Post: RE: should have done it years ago department

That's a good idea. I usually just pry it open with a flat screw driver like some kind of cave man.
lincmercguy Woodworking 26 1,981 10-01-2021, 04:55 PM
  0 Thread: EMT conduit 90* inside corner bend acceptable?
Post: RE: EMT conduit 90* inside corner bend acceptable?

"Conduit bodies and pull points also make a greater number of bends in a run code conforming, as you’re limited to 360 degrees of bends without them, or between them when used." That too. I couldn'...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 25 1,250 09-27-2021, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: EMT conduit 90* inside corner bend acceptable?
Post: RE: EMT conduit 90* inside corner bend acceptable?

In my small amount of experience, those small pull elbows work best when they are thrown in the trash with solid wire. I thought I was really slick using them to hug the wall around a corner post in m...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 25 1,250 09-27-2021, 04:19 PM
  0 Thread: wiring/conduit question
Post: RE: wiring/conduit question

"May be a local restriction. It is still allowed in the latest (2020) edition of the NEC" I couldn't find anything. Maybe it was just his own best practice. He pulled the permit and helped me with...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 31 2,057 09-27-2021, 01:25 PM
  0 Thread: wiring/conduit question
Post: RE: wiring/conduit question

"I like to use brown and ivory to distinguish the circuits." One trick my neighbor taught me was to group the wires by circuit, then give each group a specific number of tape loops before the whole...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 31 2,057 09-26-2021, 09:36 PM
  0 Thread: wiring/conduit question
Post: RE: wiring/conduit question

"Don't be so quick to dispatch the idea of using the conduit as your ground. Do some more research. Mike Holt's forum is well respected among electricians, engineers, and inspectors. Studies have d...
lincmercguy Home Improvement 31 2,057 09-26-2021, 09:32 PM
  0 Thread: Built In Bookshelf Done!
Post: Built In Bookshelf Done!

How it started. I added the plastic lattice because my kids thought crawling through the railing was a fun game. When I redid the floors, I left the extra space so I committed to this project.Now:
lincmercguy Woodworking 12 837 09-25-2021, 08:02 PM

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