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  0 Thread: Soaking green bowls in soapy water
Post: Soaking green bowls in soapy water

Read 6 parts water to 1 part soap. Is this by weight or volume? Thaks!
Bill Mains Woodturning 3 827 05-15-2021, 10:51 AM
  0 Thread: Replacement windows
Post: Replacement windows

Any recommendations for replacement windows? Any we should avoid? Location South Dakota.  Thanks Bill
Bill Mains Home Improvement 16 1,573 03-19-2021, 05:27 PM
  0 Thread: Jet benchtop jointer
Post: RE: Jet benchtop jointer

Guess nobody has bought one
Bill Mains Woodworking Power Tools 3 554 03-19-2021, 10:44 AM
  0 Thread: Jet benchtop jointer
Post: Jet benchtop jointer

Anybody have the helical jet benchtop jointer?  Just getting opinions about this unit.
Bill Mains Woodworking Power Tools 3 554 03-16-2021, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Rocklers reviews
Post: Rocklers reviews

When I click on reviews, I get a blank page. Same with questions n answers. Any suggestions?
Bill Mains Woodworking 3 698 03-12-2021, 05:39 PM
  0 Thread: Hartville tool discount
Post: Hartville tool discount

Just a shout out, discount still works n they ***** fast. Simply put,..WN15...in coupon slot n get 15% off. Great customer service also.
Bill Mains Woodworking 7 1,703 02-16-2021, 05:07 PM
  0 Thread: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement
Post: RE: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement

Anybody? Looked on you tube n othe sites n came up empty handed.
Bill Mains Woodturning 8 1,474 02-01-2021, 08:12 PM
  0 Thread: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement
Post: 46 460 lathe bearing replacement

Any videos or a set of detailed instructions on how to do a bearing change?
Bill Mains Woodturning 8 1,474 01-11-2021, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting hss
Post: Cutting hss

1/4" thick bar of hss too long to make a turning tool. Best way to cut length in half? Bar if 1" wide.. thanks
Bill Mains Woodturning 5 1,439 12-01-2020, 05:41 PM
  0 Thread: How to fix
Post: RE: How to fix

Yes I would..........
Bill Mains Home Improvement 11 2,262 10-31-2020, 03:58 PM
  0 Thread: How to fix
Post: RE: How to fix

Thanks for all the suggestions. He took up the flooring n found the 2x6 was just laying there and not attached at either end. He straitened it up and attached it at both ends.
Bill Mains Home Improvement 11 2,262 10-26-2020, 03:05 PM
  0 Thread: How to fix
Post: RE: How to fix

It's my son's in granbury texas. Problem is in upper right of picture.you can see where the 2x6 is slanted. He's not sure if there is even any nails into the slanted 2x6. Because of medical issues ri...
Bill Mains Home Improvement 11 2,262 10-25-2020, 09:36 AM
  0 Thread: How to fix
Post: How to fix

Any suggestions without complete tear down It's part of opening for attic ladder
Bill Mains Home Improvement 11 2,262 10-24-2020, 05:25 PM
  0 Thread: Winterizing outboard
Post: Winterizing outboard

Have 2015 150 yamaha fuel injected outboard. Had mechanic winterize it last fall. This spring realized won't be able to use the boat this summer due to medical issue. Removed all the gas out of gas ta...
Bill Mains Home Improvement 2 618 08-28-2020, 02:24 PM
  0 Thread: Tenon size
Post: Tenon size

Turning maple bowl n wondering what size tenon? Bowl is 11.75 inches wide x 3 inches. Wood is dry. I turned a tenon for my 35mm spigot jaws n it looks too small. Only other jaws I have are the 5omm n...
Bill Mains Woodturning 3 1,409 05-27-2020, 03:05 PM
  0 Thread: Longworth chuck
Post: Longworth chuck

Curlyworkshop on etsy selling pre cut plates for longworth chuck for reasonable price. You provide hardware. Anybody order from this guy?
Bill Mains Woodturning 14 5,211 01-14-2020, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: G3 chuck spigot formation
Post: G3 chuck spigot formation

For the 50mm jaws, dovetail or straight sided spigot? The upper inside of the jaws appears to be dovetail, about 1/4 inch of it. The rest of the inside is straight.
Bill Mains Woodturning 4 1,806 12-30-2019, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning g3 chuck
Post: Cleaning g3 chuck

Can I soak the whole chuck in a some type of solution to clean it? Or are there instructions somewhere on how to disassemble the g3 chuck?
Bill Mains Woodturning 1 999 11-30-2019, 10:31 AM
  0 Thread: Gutter diverters
Post: Gutter diverters

Have 2 inside corner gutters that when it rains hard, water runs over them. Best way to stop this, like corner diverters?
Bill Mains Home Improvement 4 2,128 06-21-2019, 07:27 AM
  0 Thread: Essentially new shopsmith v
Post: RE: Essentially new shopsmith v

Still available for anyone interested.
Bill Mains Tool Swap N' Sell 1 1,135 03-14-2019, 02:11 PM

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