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  0 Thread: Moving A House
Post: RE: Moving A House

Not fun....l've dug basements under houses that were lifted, 4 or 5 of them over the years. Getting things the correct height would not be easy with the house not hanging over the foundation. Ed
EdL Home Improvement 2 198 11-23-2021, 11:39 PM
  0 Thread: Supermax Drum Sander
Post: RE: Supermax Drum Sander

No experience with the supermax, I have a woodmaster.....sandpaper, usually 100 or 120. I don't bother to change grits on a workpiece unless I start with 80. After the workpiece is flat and to thickn...
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 19 751 11-18-2021, 12:04 AM
  0 Thread: Acclimating Wood
Post: RE: Acclimating Wood

jteneyck Wrote: (11-03-2021, 07:09 PM) -- Let me explain what I meant by "joints that don't stay uniform in glued up panels."   If you edge glue boards together, identical in every way except average...
EdL Woodworking 27 1,182 11-03-2021, 08:04 PM
  0 Thread: Router Table Miter Slot
Post: RE: Router Table Miter Slot

I put one on my rt, only use it to hold my kreg jig and dovetail jig. Its really not needed with my old jointech fence system, I doubt it would be usefull with the incra thats a very similar unit....
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 8 393 10-26-2021, 08:12 PM
  0 Thread: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries
Post: RE: Life expectancy of Bosh LiIon batteries

I have Bosch batteries so old they are labeled 10.8v instead of 12v. 10 years old and still work fine. Set the kids up well with my old 10.8/12v stuff when they bought a house, they've not called ...
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,033 10-16-2021, 08:45 PM
  0 Thread: Festool track saw dust collection not working
Post: RE: Festool track saw dust collection not working

Are you taking a full cut? Or skim cut, one side of the blade out in the open? Dust collection on those saws works best with the blade cutting on both sides. Ed
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 6 333 10-14-2021, 11:24 PM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
Post: RE: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?

Mine is just over 4" thick. Worked out best with the material I had. The bench isn't that big so I felt the extra weight was needed...maybe it wasn't, still not sure. Ed
EdL Woodworking 21 1,151 10-14-2021, 09:36 AM
  0 Thread: Lay thin brick over concrete walkway?
Post: RE: Lay thin brick over concrete walkway?

Rough concrete is bad enough to remove snow from, can't imagine shoveling brick...a snowshovel in the gut when it catches isn't fun. Ed
EdL Home Improvement 16 769 10-12-2021, 09:32 AM
  0 Thread: Wood body planes
Post: RE: Wood body planes

Thanks Adam...l have a Stanley transitional that was my grandfathers, looks like a no. 4 equivalent. Think l'll wax the sole, clean and sharpen the iron and see what happens. I've long wondered what...
EdL Woodworking Hand Tools 20 1,475 10-04-2021, 11:35 PM
  0 Thread: should have done it years ago department
Post: RE: should have done it years ago department

The caps from the family dollar store condiment bottles screw right on to a titebond bottle....just throw the bottle away, they are junk and split easily. Ed
EdL Woodworking 26 2,314 10-02-2021, 05:58 PM
  0 Thread: ever set your tablesaw at 42" off the ground?
Post: RE: ever set your tablesaw at 42" off the ground?

My comfortable work height depends on the machine. Drill press and Super 900 ras are 41-42", BUT, there is no reaching. Unisaw is 36", its comfortable for me, wouldn't want it any higher. FWIW, l'...
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 19 1,754 09-24-2021, 10:31 PM
  0 Thread: Router Bit Poor
Post: RE: Router Bit Poor

I keep mine in the big clear plastic fishing tackle organizers. Easy to set on the bench and see what one has (or doesn't). Ed
EdL Woodworking 5 681 09-21-2021, 10:10 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt Power Shop Radial Arm Saw
Post: RE: Dewalt Power Shop Radial Arm Saw

That saw is a late 60's early 70's vintage. Should be decent, looks like it had light use. IMHO, the accesories are c onversation pieces. Ed
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 4 681 09-14-2021, 12:20 PM
  0 Thread: Bypass the safety lights on OH door opener
Post: RE: Bypass the safety lights on OH door opener

Mine are in the attic. :laugh: Ed
EdL Home Improvement 7 674 09-10-2021, 11:44 PM
  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

Surface mount electrical boxes have worked well for me. Ed
EdL Woodworking 14 1,369 09-05-2021, 02:50 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

It was included with the fence kit...looked on line and not available anywhere. Ed
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 42 4,626 09-04-2021, 08:50 PM
  0 Thread: New banks I just finished
Post: RE: New banks I just finished

Very neat! Going to be popular with the little ones. :yes: Ed
EdL Woodworking 7 819 09-03-2021, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Bees nest
Post: RE: Bees nest

I use one of the rubber bulb thingies for putting water in a car battery. Fill it with sevin powder, stick it in the hole and fill it up....all well after dark and preferrably on a cool  nite. Or, ...
EdL Home Improvement 3 416 09-01-2021, 11:30 PM
  0 Thread: Hook and loop
Post: RE: Hook and loop

Buy a new pad......they don't last forever. Ed
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,030 08-31-2021, 11:13 PM
  0 Thread: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System
Post: RE: Woodpeckers Rip-Flip Fence Stop System

Sorry for not checking back in. My Unifence was purchasd in 2007 or close, I put it on a 79 vintage Unisaw. Ed
EdL Woodworking Power Tools 42 4,626 08-31-2021, 02:56 PM

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