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  0 Thread: Concrete Mowing Strip Question
Post: RE: Concrete Mowing Strip Question

I would put a bar down the center as well and be sure to overlap and tie the bars together. You didn't mention your location, but if it's subject to freeze/thaw and on clay then you should really c...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 5 794 03-28-2022, 06:42 PM
  0 Thread: Opinions on “stander” mowers?
Post: RE: Opinions on “stander” mowers?

I have the JD 557 stander and it's been several years. It's a monster and will out mow any zero turn I've used (and there have been many even in the commercial side where I worked for a while). It's m...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 8 1,010 02-10-2022, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: Trestle table build thread
Post: RE: Trestle table build thread

It is looking great. Sure is a comfort to know others struggle at times with things like bench chisels in lieu of the right tool, at least I'm not alone in the world! Please keep updating as you pr...
jamesglenn Woodworking 39 3,283 01-24-2022, 12:42 PM
  0 Thread: Router Plate Recommendation
Post: RE: Router Plate Recommendation

Pirate Wrote: (12-12-2021, 12:12 PM) -- Be sure to mount the paddle switch where you knee can hit it. -- Definitely this!  I have a lot of my tools set up this way and it's very convenient while...
jamesglenn Woodworking Power Tools 15 2,008 12-14-2021, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Cloud lift Greene and greene
Post: RE: Cloud lift Greene and greene

It is a relief cut into the wood so it looks higher at the curve. Basically, remove some material at that location . As others have noted, there are numerous ways to do this.
jamesglenn Woodworking 7 1,043 10-18-2021, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: Sistering joists
Post: RE: Sistering joists

I would first ask if the floor is "spongy" meaning it seems to give when you step on it. Or is it "bouncy" meaning the entire thing sort of springs. The first would be related to the sheathing thic...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 18 2,485 08-09-2021, 06:16 AM
  0 Thread: bees in ceiling, is it going to collapse tonight?!
Post: RE: bees in ceiling, is it going to collapse tonig...

I have had this happen twice (same spot) over the years. Typically you can hear them "humming" at night as they huddle to keep warm, yes even in the summer. I called a bee specialist in the seco...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 15 2,421 08-04-2021, 03:53 PM
  0 Thread: MAS Deep Pour Epoxy
Post: RE: MAS Deep Pour Epoxy

I fill voids in slabs quite regularly now, and typically do not seal.  As others noted, be sure the bottom is sealed. I use Tyvek tape and rub it firmly to seal. I also use a 6hr epoxy which can be...
jamesglenn Woodworking 5 915 05-10-2021, 07:26 AM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: RE: Paving question

Asphalt driveways are a lot of maintenance and as others mentioned, need a great base compacted well and set to drain properly or the asphalt will crack, settle, etc.  In spring (here in NY), cars ...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 18 2,325 05-05-2021, 04:06 PM
  0 Thread: Glu-Bot Glue bottle issue
Post: RE: Glu-Bot Glue bottle issue

I had these same issues with mine. It finally cracked when I was trying to unscrew the main cap for a refill and just threw it away.  I've found that the small Titebond 16oz bottles works great as ...
jamesglenn Woodworking 11 2,616 03-31-2021, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting down an interior door
Post: RE: Cutting down an interior door

This is a great build along and the door looks amazing. If I could produce a new door half as nice, I would be super excited. Great work.
jamesglenn Woodworking 13 6,473 03-23-2021, 09:28 AM
  0 Thread: PVC Baseboard
Post: RE: PVC Baseboard

PVC only expands due to temperature and not humidity, sothat shoudn't be a concern unless you have drastic swings (unlikely) in your house.  As for plugging, acrylic or polyurethane caulk, or Corte...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 10 1,672 03-16-2021, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Painting Rooms
Post: RE: Painting Rooms

Lighting levels plays a big role in this discussion. If the room is well lit and/or has a lot of natural light, then painting the ceilings a color would work great. If the room is smallish and normal ...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 19 2,239 02-27-2021, 11:42 AM
  0 Thread: Tankless question
Post: RE: Tankless question

I have the older version of this model (CR-240A) and would never go back to a tank model. It was installed in 2009 and has been quite reliable, once it needed a new sensor and I have to descale it onc...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 10 1,741 02-18-2021, 02:20 PM
  0 Thread: Flooring Question
Post: RE: Flooring Question

Vinyl flooring is glued down, at least in commercial applications with the glues designed to allow for movement and gaps do not appear.  Although this is typically a much larger area on install.  A...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 6 825 02-18-2021, 10:07 AM
  0 Thread: Table Top Clamps
Post: RE: Table Top Clamps

I have the similar track clamps from Dewalt and use them in my down draft table for clamping. I could not get them thru a 3/4" hole and had to drill new holes to 1-1/4" (I think, or larger). They work...
jamesglenn Woodworking 5 1,138 02-16-2021, 09:23 AM
  0 Thread: Catapult!
Post: RE: Catapult!

That is AWESOME! Both the final product and that he built it himself using big tools. It's looks like a great time spent together, and the craftmanship is outstanding.  Maybe he'll be able to make ...
jamesglenn Woodworking 14 2,005 02-05-2021, 06:40 PM
  0 Thread: oven wall cabinet design
Post: RE: oven wall cabinet design

You are correct. The dimensions you state for for the face frame clearance, and then there is space inside the cabinet for air circulation, hence the C, D, E dimensions noted.
jamesglenn Woodworking 8 1,381 01-19-2021, 07:10 PM
  0 Thread: Fastest Way to cut slots in Composite Decking
Post: RE: Fastest Way to cut slots in Composite Decking

barryvabeach Wrote: (11-26-2020, 12:08 PM) -- James,  exactly what I was hoping to hear, someone who did it.  So did you put the board loose down on the deck, then biscuit join both side at one joist...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 22 4,067 11-26-2020, 09:25 PM
  0 Thread: Fastest Way to cut slots in Composite Decking
Post: RE: Fastest Way to cut slots in Composite Decking

I have done both a router (hand held) outside and a biscuit jointer for a couple decks. I prefer the biscuit jointer which I kept with me when installing; marked the locations cut the slots and ins...
jamesglenn Home Improvement 22 4,067 11-26-2020, 10:11 AM

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