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  0 Thread: Stove and dishwasher
Post: RE: Stove and dishwasher

Can't give you specific suggestions, but I can tell you that I have one of the higher end GE range hoods, and it works well, but the front corners are sharp. I hit my head on them occasionally and cut...
msweig Home Improvement 7 262 06-10-2021, 10:02 PM
  0 Thread: UPDATED with PHOTOS: FS: S4S Black Walnut Cedar; Spring, TX 77389.
Post: RE: Wood for sale: S4S Black Walnut and rough Ceda...

You are also trying to sell two drastically different types of wood together. Not everyone is going to want both, or even have room for both. Prices and more details would help too.
msweig Tool Swap N' Sell 10 785 06-08-2021, 10:31 PM
  0 Thread: How to make an expanding dining table with stored leaves
Post: RE: How to make an expanding dining table with sto...

(04-02-2020, 10:16 PM)petertay15 Wrote: About a table being tippy when the leaves are in: We have that problem, so I made a 2.5” wide pedestal for each end.  They have a crosspiece on top.  When com...
msweig Woodworking 22 6,118 05-25-2021, 10:29 AM
  0 Thread: Dining Table Repair
Post: RE: Dining Table Repair

Ok.  So I couldn't get the legs off (I took out one of the bolts, and it didn't come right off.  From what I recall it came off easily when I refinished the table 10 years ago, so my guess is either t...
msweig Woodworking 5 379 05-21-2021, 11:30 AM
  0 Thread: Dining Table Repair
Post: Dining Table Repair

I had a couple glue lines split on the pedestal base of my dining table last night.  Oak, 100+ years old, and I'm assuming put together with hide glue.   Basically too much weight was put on the ta...
msweig Woodworking 5 379 05-20-2021, 08:51 AM
  0 Thread: Veritas Scraping plane
Post: RE: Veritas Scraping plane

Agree with Cian John, I like your work.  Do you mind if I ask a quick question?  I noticed on your splayed desk that the legs do not go all the way out to being underneath the corners. Do you find th...
msweig Tool Swap N' Sell 11 877 04-29-2021, 12:39 PM
  0 Thread: Decorating Trends That Date Your Home
Post: RE: Decorating Trends That Date Your Home

OMG that house actually had the floor plan.  I don't know about other places but here in Houston you rarely see a floor plan with a listing, pretty much only on new homes, and even then it is somewhat...
msweig Home Improvement 24 1,459 04-17-2021, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: LN stuff?
Post: RE: LN stuff?

LN also mentioned in the interview how small/specialized the crew of employees is.  He mentioned one employee flattens the backs on chisels, and like one or two do handles for planes (I'm basing the s...
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 38 5,037 04-11-2021, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: What I do Weekends and Holidays
Post: RE: What I do Weekends and Holidays

Totally agree with Joe. Pedder, your work looks amazing.
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 13 1,144 04-11-2021, 10:55 AM
  0 Thread: T&G / Match planes
Post: T&G / Match planes

I think I'm going to want to get a tongue and groove / match plane at some point.  I've tried making T&G by hand using other planes and it is a PITA, and a dedicated tool would probably be a bette...
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 9 1,633 04-10-2021, 11:23 PM
  0 Thread: Tosa and Nakiri knives
Post: RE: Tosa and Nakiri knives

Nice. I've thought of taking a stab at making traditional style japanese handles before, but haven't tried it yet.  Mark
msweig Woodworking 3 397 03-21-2021, 09:20 AM
  0 Thread: Smoke/CO detectors
Post: RE: Smoke/CO detectors

Make sure you get some that are photoelectric. The ionization ones don't detect smoldering fires well at all. One of my coworkers at work (who deals with fire detection and suppression) led a demonstr...
msweig Home Improvement 11 664 03-15-2021, 04:52 PM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher component what is it question
Post: RE: Dishwasher component what is it question

Thanks for the replies! Mark
msweig Home Improvement 7 562 03-02-2021, 04:58 PM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher component what is it question
Post: Dishwasher component what is it question

What exactly is the thing in the lower right of the picture of this dishwasher door?  It is a GE dishwasher, and I don't recall that white reside draining out of it until recently. It easily wipes off...
msweig Home Improvement 7 562 03-02-2021, 07:07 AM
  0 Thread: Bow saw question
Post: RE: Bow saw question

I've been using polyfilament fishing line. Works great (at least on the TFWW style saw I built from their kit)
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 5 757 03-01-2021, 04:22 PM
  0 Thread: Catapult!
Post: RE: Catapult!

Nice. My younger daughters (6 and 8) built the much simpler catapult that was in a Lee Valley newsletter over the summer. It used a wooden kitchen spoon for the arm, and I still don't have that back y...
msweig Woodworking 14 1,317 02-05-2021, 01:12 PM
  0 Thread: spokeshaves
Post: RE: spokeshaves

These are amazing. My favorite I have used. The website doesn't say out of stock, but it is a small operation so I don't know if that is accurate. http://www.mobergtools.com/spokeshave.html
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 33 3,863 01-25-2021, 10:45 AM
  0 Thread: spokeshaves
Post: RE: spokeshaves

I have a 53 and one made from one of the LV kits. Both are great, but do different things. The 53 is great for fine tuning/delicate/finishing cuts. The LV kit one can do that type of cut (but takes a ...
msweig Woodworking Hand Tools 33 3,863 01-04-2021, 08:59 AM
  0 Thread: dining chair rehab
Post: RE: dining chair rehab

I've used the chair glue I think you are talking about to tighten up my dining chairs. It worked well. BUT, my chairs were probably about 20 years old when I did it, and each chair ran about $100...
msweig Woodworking 20 2,538 11-06-2020, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: Festool hose, book, DVD, and several hand tools
Post: RE: Festool hose, book, DVD, and several hand tool...

Festool hose is sold.
msweig Tool Swap N' Sell 11 1,743 11-04-2020, 12:54 AM

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