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  0 Thread: FS: MiniMax MM16 4.8HP, 16" Resaw Home Use - Massachusetts
Post: RE: FS: MiniMax MM16 4.8HP, 16" Resaw Home Use - M...

I'd be all over that if I didn't already have the older version of that MM16. For the rest of you, look into fastenal freight.  I've had some sizable tractor attachments shipped for reasonable pric...
FireWood Tool Swap N' Sell 11 656 07-17-2024, 08:06 PM
  0 Thread: Is there any woodworking you can make money at?
Post: RE: Is there any woodworking you can make money at...

I think it is really hard to make money in woodworking of furniture type pieces. If however, you were willing to consider handyman type jobs, fixing decks and stairs and siding, you could probably ...
FireWood Woodworking 34 4,446 02-21-2024, 03:19 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: RE: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex an...

Last in line. using a good quality HVLP gun or turbine gun to spray latex is something you'll do just once. After cleaning up the mess you made of your expensive spray system, you'll swear to ne...
FireWood Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,269 02-21-2024, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Termite Monitoring?
Post: RE: Termite Monitoring?

EatenByLimestone Wrote: (02-13-2024, 08:58 PM) -- Really?    Yes.  Just because it's everywhere doesn't mean its safe.  The pesticides sold 20 years ago are no longer being sold.  There's a reason fo...
FireWood Home Improvement 22 2,771 02-16-2024, 12:42 PM
  0 Thread: Termite Monitoring?
Post: RE: Termite Monitoring?

EatenByLimestone Wrote: (02-12-2024, 06:04 PM) -- Be careful doing that.    A homeowner would have to trench and pour an awful lot of product into the ground.  F up your groundwater once and you and ...
FireWood Home Improvement 22 2,771 02-13-2024, 05:19 PM
  0 Thread: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?
Post: RE: Have You Ever Rounded Over an Edge Stropping?

mixed results with stropping for me - mostly on knives. I can usually take a knife freshly sharpened with a jig on stones and make it sharper with a strop. But usually if I take a knife that has...
FireWood Woodworking Hand Tools 38 8,411 02-12-2024, 03:45 PM
  0 Thread: How to rodent proof home insulation?
Post: RE: How to rodent proof home insulation?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (01-03-2024, 07:07 PM) -- I use cellulose and cotton balls to kill ticks. I spray cotton balls and cellulose with permethrin(sp?). Mice love cotton and cellulose.. they make their...
FireWood Home Improvement 10 1,685 02-12-2024, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: Water heater TP valve leaking
Post: RE: Water heater TP valve leaking

90 psi is a lot of pressure for residential water. In my old house I was having a low pressure situation to my irrigation lines, so I overhauled it.  Along the way I scrapped the pressure regulat...
FireWood Home Improvement 20 2,203 02-12-2024, 11:04 AM
  0 Thread: Eggy water
Post: RE: Eggy water

I had this when I moved into this house.  Like the rest of you, well water, softener, intermittent smell in the hot water, etc. Tests on the well came up Aces, on every criteria, even on the extend...
FireWood Home Improvement 19 2,048 02-12-2024, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Termite Monitoring?
Post: RE: Termite Monitoring?

rather than spend $400 a year on monitoring, I'd consider spending ~$100 or so on a control product like Dominion 2L, and treat the soil around your house.
FireWood Home Improvement 22 2,771 02-12-2024, 10:39 AM
  0 Thread: This turning forum is mostly dead
Post: RE: This turning forum is mostly dead

AnthonyYak Wrote: (01-21-2024, 09:27 PM) -- I am way more active on the FB turning pages -- I hate FB, but that seems to be the way things are headed...  what groups do you like, I'll take a peek. ...
FireWood Woodturning 21 2,155 01-25-2024, 11:19 AM
  0 Thread: Marking on truck door
Post: RE: Marking on truck door

I've seen similar patterns on a truck door from a bird that was either trying to fight with his reflection.  It kept happening because the truck was parked fairly close to a nest.
FireWood Home Improvement 23 3,856 10-30-2023, 10:10 AM
  0 Thread: Just a quick & easy Rehab
Post: RE: Just a quick & easy Rehab

What is Witch's Brew?
FireWood Woodworking Hand Tools 4 882 07-17-2023, 05:57 PM
  0 Thread: So much for dust collection
Post: RE: So much for dust collection

tablesawtom Wrote: (07-06-2023, 01:14 PM) -- Moral of the story is to take marketing with a grain of salt when buying something for your woodworking hobby. Tom -- Agree.   I've been at this for ...
FireWood Woodworking 5 1,409 07-06-2023, 04:17 PM
  0 Thread: Dust collector design question?
Post: RE: Dust collector design question?

Roly Wrote: (07-04-2023, 07:46 AM) -- Make sure the impeller is rated for the rpm you are wanting to run it at.    Most are made for 3450 rpm.    Roly -- and balancing that monster.  a 14" impeller...
FireWood Woodworking Power Tools 21 3,822 07-06-2023, 04:12 PM
  0 Thread: So much for dust collection
Post: RE: So much for dust collection

FS7 Wrote: (07-05-2023, 08:58 AM) -- Larger chips aren't a problem. Plane shavings, for example, are no big deal. I have a problem with a) large volumes and b) fine dust. For the first part, dust ...
FireWood Woodworking 5 1,409 07-06-2023, 08:44 AM
  0 Thread: turnin' tiny . . . well, small at least (new one!)
Post: RE: turnin' tiny . . . well, small at least (new o...

Phil Manzi (Chiz) was the master of tiny. He used to like to hand you a tiny lidded vessel, about the size of the pad of your thumb.  You'd pop off the friction fit lid, and there'd be another turn...
FireWood Woodturning 15 3,167 06-27-2023, 04:18 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking YouTubers?
Post: RE: Woodworking YouTubers?

KyleD Wrote: (06-23-2023, 09:46 AM) -- Ditto. I try and keep my mouth shut on such things but a beautiful slab table with a colored stripe down it doesn't turn my crank.  Don't get me wrong, I lov...
FireWood Woodworking 29 6,046 06-27-2023, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Experience With "Smart" Windows
Post: RE: Experience With "Smart" Windows

Don_M Wrote: (04-27-2023, 12:25 AM) -- Anyone have experience with so-called “Smart Windows” or precisely Smart Adhesive Films. These are the products that can flip from clear to opaque with the flip...
FireWood Home Improvement 3 1,037 06-20-2023, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: 4-1/2" length, 1/2" diameter upcut bit source?
Post: RE: 4-1/2" length, 1/2" diameter upcut bit source?

KyleD Wrote: (06-11-2023, 02:17 PM) -- I am still having trouble with why you have to reach so deep into the mortice. But that is ok, I look forward to watching your project on youtube. I have no dou...
FireWood Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,589 06-20-2023, 10:58 AM

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