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  0 Thread: Hello out there...
Post: RE: Hello out there...

I've been stocking up on Butternut & Black Walnut 16/4 blanks. They are getting too darn expensive to pass up the deals I got recently. I plan on making peppermills from them.
Herb G Woodworking 21 7,407 08-03-2018, 03:39 PM
  0 Thread: Is there a Walnut blight or something?
Post: Is there a Walnut blight or something?

Lately I have noticed the price of Black Walnut has gone thru the fricking roof. Just 2 years ago, I was paying $3 a board foot for it, now my guy wants $12.50 a board foot. Is there some bli...
Herb G Woodworking 9 4,056 07-29-2018, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Update
Post: RE: Dishwasher Update

(07-28-2018, 09:06 AM)EricU Wrote: There is something out of square about our cabinets where the dishwasher goes, so having someone else install is always a good idea.  I installed the Bosch we got ...
Herb G Home Improvement 13 6,658 07-28-2018, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Update
Post: RE: Dishwasher Update

(07-27-2018, 05:25 PM)Gary G™ Wrote: Our Bosch is almost 20 years old; it’s about time for replacement. Good luck replacing it. If it has the new 3/4" NPT supply connection, you'll need an elbow to...
Herb G Home Improvement 13 6,658 07-27-2018, 11:50 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?
Post: RE: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?

(07-24-2018, 10:23 PM)BrentDH Wrote: Sorry I am a little late to the party here.  I intended to take a picture of mine but kept forgetting.  Finally remembered so here it is.  The one advantage over...
Herb G Woodworking Power Tools 29 11,204 07-25-2018, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Update
Post: RE: Dishwasher Update

(07-24-2018, 07:43 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: Maybe you should have bought from Sears (they sell Bosch), and had them install it. :smirk: After bruising the bone in my thigh & hurting my foot & shou...
Herb G Home Improvement 13 6,658 07-25-2018, 01:04 AM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Update
Post: RE: Dishwasher Update

(07-24-2018, 07:25 AM)Roly Wrote:  Were you shorted the junction box cover ?  the directions show to replace it.   Should have a cover.  Roly You were correct, my friend. I found it in the living r...
Herb G Home Improvement 13 6,658 07-24-2018, 12:04 PM
  0 Thread: How to protect hand tools from rust
Post: RE: How to protect hand tools from rust

Boeshield. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001447PEK
Herb G Woodworking Hand Tools 29 12,344 07-24-2018, 09:33 AM
  0 Thread: Dishwasher Update
Post: Dishwasher Update

I asked earlier about a new dishwasher. We ended up buying a Bosch. https://www.bosch-home.com/us/productsli...SHE3ARF2UC Well, yesterday I got energetic & took out the old Kenmore & installed...
Herb G Home Improvement 13 6,658 07-24-2018, 01:58 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?
Post: RE: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?

Thanks for the replies guys. I found the invoice from when I bought the system a long time ago. I paid $49 for a 40' hose to go with it, and today, the same hose is $127. Talk about price incr...
Herb G Woodworking Power Tools 29 11,204 07-17-2018, 03:30 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?
Post: RE: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?

Thanks for the replies so far. I meant to add the link for what I bought. Also, make sure you wear a dust mask when you empty your Shop-Vac. I caught a lung full of nastiness when I emptied mine yeste...
Herb G Woodworking Power Tools 29 11,204 07-15-2018, 01:41 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?
Post: Anyone use a Dust Deputy?

I cleaned out my Shop-Vac yesterday for the first time in over 2 years. It was so heavy I had to take it apart & scoop out the dirt by hand. I could not lug it up the stairs to carry it outside &a...
Herb G Woodworking Power Tools 29 11,204 07-15-2018, 12:36 AM
  0 Thread: Need reco's for toilet fill valve replacements
Post: RE: Need reco's for toilet fill valve replacements

I used Korky valves when I fixed our toilets about 8 years ago. They are still going strong. Make sure you replace the flapper while you're at it.
Herb G Home Improvement 12 5,422 07-08-2018, 03:31 PM
  0 Thread: Remote Controls for Ceiling Fans
Post: RE: Remote Controls for Ceiling Fans

I don't know about aftermarket remotes because all my Hunters have factory installed remotes built into them. Maybe they work, and maybe they don't. I wouldn't want to burn up an expensive fan trying ...
Herb G Home Improvement 15 6,152 07-08-2018, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: Need a new dishwasher
Post: Need a new dishwasher

I need a new dishwasher because our old one died after 13 years on the job. It was a Kenmore but nothing fancy. Can anyone recommend a decent new one for under $500 ? We decided to stay away from ...
Herb G Home Improvement 7 4,344 07-01-2018, 10:36 AM
  0 Thread: How do you clean oil stains from concrete driveway?
Post: RE: How do you clean oil stains from concrete driv...

Simple Green or Tide powder mixed with Dawn dish detergent. Allow to soak for awhile, hit it with a stiff brush & rinse off. Or power wash it.
Herb G Home Improvement 13 5,408 07-01-2018, 10:34 AM
  0 Thread: Where to buy grinding wheels?
Post: Where to buy grinding wheels?

Anyone got a good source for 8" X 1" grinding wheels? I can't afford Norton wheels, way too expensive. I need some for sharpening my HSS tools. Thanks.
Herb G Woodworking Power Tools 4 2,494 06-11-2018, 04:10 AM
  0 Thread: walk behind mower
Post: RE: walk behind mower

I bought a Murray 20" walk behind mower on sale at a year end deal 35 years ago. 1983, to be exact. 5 HP B & S engine, no power anything. I paid $79 for it. It's still going strong after all t...
Herb G Home Improvement 18 7,448 05-24-2018, 09:48 AM
  0 Thread: Great paint remover
Post: RE: Great paint remover

I always used Zip-Strip. Nasty stuff, but cheap & fast. Caustic as all hell though. Burns your skin like a blow torch.
Herb G Home Improvement 3 2,106 05-24-2018, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: SOLD! Baldor 1/4 Hp 1800 rpm Buffer
Post: RE: SOLD! Baldor 1/4 Hp 1800 rpm Buffer

Someone got a great deal on that!
Herb G Tool Swap N' Sell 5 2,622 05-14-2018, 12:32 AM

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