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  0 Thread: Fence Ideas
Post: RE: Fence Ideas

Farm fence.  Welded wire is likely the cheapest, but Woven Wire is likely lowest cost of ownership, over time. See tractor supply
Cecil Home Improvement 8 2,386 10-09-2019, 04:26 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop Portable Table Saw vs Dewalt
Post: RE: Saw Stop Portable Table Saw vs Dewalt

(10-05-2019, 03:49 PM)Mike 55 Wrote: Hi guys, I’ve been looking for a portable table saw to use in my garage. I don’t have a lot of space. I narrowed it down to the Dewalt 10” DWE7491 ($599) or...
Cecil Woodworking Power Tools 10 6,275 10-06-2019, 12:22 PM
  0 Thread: Domino mortice on ras
Post: RE: Domino mortice on ras

When I was getting started, and I had 1 piece of stationary power equipment, I did some doweling with the RAS.  It worked, but not well. The pro's: I could jig it and get repeatability. It was easy t...
Cecil Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,062 10-02-2019, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: wooden deck spacing
Post: RE: wooden deck spacing

I installed 2x6 treated, and used a putty knife for space.  However, no spacing is really needed, like others said, since all that water will dissipate after install.
Cecil Home Improvement 7 2,062 10-02-2019, 04:44 PM
  0 Thread: Women General Contractors
Post: RE: Women General Contractors

The article talks about a "vulnerability that has also led to intimidation and harassment."  However, when Norah Vincent went undercover as a man, she quickly learned that is how men behave.  We intim...
Cecil Home Improvement 17 5,098 09-28-2019, 11:17 AM
  0 Thread: Kaizen Foam source
Post: RE: Kaizen Foam source

(09-28-2019, 09:18 AM)iamrfixit1966 Wrote: I order it from fastcap.com, they have online ordering and fast service. Order $100 worth and get free shipping. https://www.fastcap.com/product/kaiz...
Cecil Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,708 09-28-2019, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: cutting complex angles
Post: RE: cutting complex angles

Start with a squared up stick, i.e. 2x2x10 Tilt blade to desired angle you want the sides of the container to tilt, nominal is fine Rip the stick to the angle (bevel on one edge) Set blade bac...
Cecil Woodworking 9 3,758 09-16-2019, 09:18 PM
  0 Thread: Kaizen foam source
Post: RE: Kaizen foam source

(09-08-2019, 04:58 PM)fredhargis Wrote: Fast Cap makes some that is sold by places like Amazon. Thanks. Fastcap it is.  That is what Rockler sells, and cheaper than Amazon.
Cecil Woodworking 2 1,573 09-08-2019, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Kaizen foam source
Post: Kaizen foam source

Rockler has it, and I am prepared to buy from them, but I often find the brain trust here is a wealth of information for money saving ideas.  Do you have a good source for Kaizen foam? (moved from Ma...
Cecil Woodworking 2 1,573 09-08-2019, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Kaizen Foam source
Post: Kaizen Foam source

Rockler has it, and I am prepared to buy from them, but I often find the brain trust here is a wealth of information for money saving ideas. Do you have a good source for Kaizen foam?
Cecil Woodworking Power Tools 3 1,708 09-08-2019, 03:55 PM
  0 Thread: Adding an extra top to my table saw
Post: RE: Adding an extra top to my table saw

How will you align the fence to the second saw?  You will have to align the blades in perfect parallel.  This is likely doable by using shims.
Cecil Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,285 08-25-2019, 05:46 AM
  0 Thread: Oval help
Post: RE: Oval help

(08-23-2019, 03:58 PM)Alan S Wrote: There are various sorts of ovals.  If you don't need an ellipse (the curve you make with two nails and string) and can get by stretching a circle, you can simply ...
Cecil Woodworking 6 2,352 08-23-2019, 07:25 PM
  0 Thread: Oval help
Post: Oval help

I want to make an oval, by joining some boards, and then shaping, of course. A circle is easy, all angles are the same.  Where I need help is to calculate what angles to use at various positions arou...
Cecil Woodworking 6 2,352 08-23-2019, 10:05 AM
  0 Thread: Well
Post: RE: Well

My sister put a picture pump on hers.  She figures if she ever needs it, electricity won't be available either.
Cecil Home Improvement 22 7,361 08-23-2019, 06:42 AM
  0 Thread: Sketchup - web version is useless
Post: RE: Sketchup - web version is useless

(08-19-2019, 05:06 PM)DaveR1 Wrote: Good. What operating system are you running? (08-19-2019, 06:16 PM)DaveR1 Wrote: Good catch, Nick. I didn't think about the possibility of the scroll wheel bei...
Cecil Woodworking 16 4,688 08-19-2019, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: Sketchup - web version is useless
Post: RE: Sketchup - web version is useless

Downloaded Make 2017.  The pan worked.  Hopefully all is good now.
Cecil Woodworking 16 4,688 08-19-2019, 04:49 PM
  0 Thread: Sketchup - web version is useless
Post: RE: Sketchup - web version is useless

(08-15-2019, 08:52 PM)DaveR1 Wrote: Did you try hitting Zoom Extents to show the model? Can you share the model so I can take a look to see if I can see something that might have an impact? What bro...
Cecil Woodworking 16 4,688 08-15-2019, 09:52 PM
  0 Thread: Sketchup - web version is useless
Post: Sketchup - web version is useless

I tried using the web version of sketchup today.  I imported a file from my hard drive.  I held the shift key and clicked the mouse scroll wheel to pan.  When I let go, my drawing was gone.  I clicked...
Cecil Woodworking 16 4,688 08-15-2019, 04:20 PM
  0 Thread: Just to let everyone know Vince interviewed me
Post: RE: Just to let everyone know Vince interviewed me

Great news Arlin.
Cecil Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,063 07-12-2019, 03:49 PM
  0 Thread: 2x4 Vertical Support
Post: RE: 2x4 Vertical Support

(07-02-2019, 02:57 PM)brnhornt Wrote: Quick question.  I need to stand an eight foot 2x4 on it's end and support it vertically for just a couple of days.  What's the best/quickest design you'd use? ...
Cecil Woodworking 20 6,282 07-04-2019, 01:27 PM

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