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  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
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(04-23-2021, 06:01 PM)Cian Wrote: Holy thread resurrection!  :smirk: pretty cool to read through it all and see more added. i once heard: to make a million in woodworking, start with 2 million.
tomsteve Woodworking 38 11,836 05-03-2021, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: Removing DeckOver Paint From a Deck
Post: RE: Removing DeckOver Paint From a Deck

(04-29-2021, 10:25 AM)crokett™ Wrote:   Would a floor sander work?   i cant say if it would remove that finish but seems  36 grit drums would rip the snot out of any finish. might not be able to re...
tomsteve Home Improvement 5 220 05-01-2021, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: how do you vet contractor for remodel?
Post: RE: how do you vet contractor for remodel?

my niece is getting the roof replaced on her house starting tomorrow. i met the conmtractors with her and her husband for the 3 bids. all 3 contractors she picked from FB group pages for the city she ...
tomsteve Home Improvement 6 365 04-22-2021, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: not wanting a yellow finish
Post: RE: not wanting a yellow finish

take your pick: enduro clear or conversion varnish https://generalfinishes.com/wood-finishe...ng-sealers
tomsteve Finishing 5 375 04-21-2021, 02:50 AM
  0 Thread: How would you make this joint?
Post: RE: How would you make this joint?

id make the blade, guard, and grip one piece( a blank) the thickness of the blade then laminate guard and grip on.
tomsteve Woodworking 12 1,002 04-04-2021, 08:09 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

i say what the consensus says- boom lift. articulating or boom? idk. if you plan on jury rigging something, ill gladly hold your beer and watch.
tomsteve Home Improvement 25 1,349 04-03-2021, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Strongest joint solution for stool with 2 legs
Post: RE: Strongest joint solution for stool with 2 legs

if i were to do this, id look into doing steam bent laminated legs.
tomsteve Woodworking 12 840 03-29-2021, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Billiard spectator cheir
Post: RE: Billiard spectator cheir

(03-23-2021, 09:33 AM)Pirate Wrote:  If I can't find plans, I'll  got to a store and take measurements. i was gonna suggest going to a pool hall if theres any around and take measurements
tomsteve Woodworking 4 532 03-23-2021, 11:40 AM
  0 Thread: How to close off a fireplace for tenants
Post: RE: How to close off a fireplace for tenants

i hope like hell this isnt a gas fireplace youre trying to figger out. :) put an electric fireplace insert in there. dont even wire it up. or find a pic of a fire. have it printed on vinyl/ put it on...
tomsteve Home Improvement 16 1,123 03-18-2021, 08:48 PM
  0 Thread: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right track? Updated
Post: RE: I need to sister a rafter. Am I on the right ...

2 by whatever the rafter is .span 4-6 feet both sides of the break .double( on 2 by 6) or triple row of nails every 12". ive nailed the sistering rafter one side of the break then used a 2 by 4 (rest...
tomsteve Home Improvement 13 1,052 03-16-2021, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: concrete sealer
Post: RE: concrete sealer

(03-13-2021, 09:21 AM)Roly Wrote: Google search for  concrete sealer for kennels .   Most mention not slippery and have options for sheen and color if you want.    Roly concrete sealer for kennels-...
tomsteve Home Improvement 5 542 03-15-2021, 10:22 AM
  0 Thread: concrete sealer
Post: concrete sealer

im going to have to seal a 3600 sq ft slab soon. its for a rescue that is moving their dog program into a temporary facility ( for a year) while a new one is constructed.  theres gonna be a wee bit of...
tomsteve Home Improvement 5 542 03-11-2021, 03:14 PM
  0 Thread: Painting plywood yard decorations
Post: RE: Painting plywood yard decorations

as fred mentioned, with the right paints, a clear isnt necessary. however, i like to use a clear for added protection. the 2 i have used and  seem to hold up very good are gentral finishes 450  or she...
tomsteve Finishing 6 518 03-11-2021, 01:28 PM
  0 Thread: wood floor squeak
Post: RE: wood floor squeak

(02-18-2021, 11:39 AM)varkpilot Wrote: Brainstorming other solutions...e.g., attacking it from the top...thinking that squeak not caused by space between sub-floor and floor joist BUT between oak fl...
tomsteve Home Improvement 5 428 02-18-2021, 04:26 PM
  0 Thread: Cross Country Move Question - Dust Collection
Post: RE: Cross Country Move Question - Dust Collection

(02-10-2021, 06:15 AM)fredhargis Wrote: If I was facing what you are, I'd do as WXman suggested...leave the ducting behind (I would take the DC with me) and start over at the new place. Little doubt...
tomsteve Woodworking 10 770 02-10-2021, 07:16 AM
  0 Thread: Top-Notch Plywood Blade?
Post: RE: Top-Notch Plywood Blade?

(02-04-2021, 08:41 AM)stav Wrote: For circular blades, pretty much anything Freud. whats yer recommendation if a  square blade is used? :D
tomsteve Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,587 02-05-2021, 04:40 AM
  0 Thread: circular sawblade deformation
Post: RE: circular sawblade deformation

ive had 7 1/4 blades warp from heat. let the saw run for a bit afyter a cut that builds up that much heat. let the blade make its own fan to cool it back down while spinning.
tomsteve Woodworking Power Tools 7 834 01-10-2021, 06:40 AM
  0 Thread: I'm a scroll saw convert!
Post: RE: I'm a scroll saw convert!

(01-03-2021, 11:26 AM)Timberwolf Wrote: ............................ Craigslist last month ....Hegner variable speed $375.00 IIRC....This month one Hegner 14E single speed for $275.00 https...
tomsteve Woodworking Power Tools 20 1,787 01-03-2021, 06:02 PM
  0 Thread: Keeping Wood Screws Tight
Post: RE: Keeping Wood Screws Tight

think id use some jb weld. theres quite a few varieties and one for this purpose https://www.jbweld.com/products
tomsteve Woodworking 15 1,819 12-29-2020, 06:12 AM
  0 Thread: Repairing base molding
Post: RE: Repairing base molding

they could get some body filler to use for it. use something hard with radiusus and longer than the damage for sanding blocks to shape it after the body filler cures.
tomsteve Home Improvement 19 1,512 12-21-2020, 10:48 AM

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