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  0 Thread: Disc Sander speed
Post: RE: Disc Sander speed

You may want to consider surface feet per minute speed as well as RPM. Sounds like 1725 is the standard RPM for most direct drive sanding discs, but keep in mind as you move from the center of the di...
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 8 392 07-15-2024, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: DIY Garden Trailer
Post: RE: DIY Garden Trailer

Sounds like you need a piece of 3/4" cold rolled steel (CRS). It will actually be 3/4" and should slide in your pillow blocks. Another option would be 3/4" turned, ground & polished shafting (TGP). ...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 7 390 07-15-2024, 11:35 AM
  0 Thread: Anchoring Shelves in Drywall
Post: RE: Anchoring Shelves in Drywall

Get some self tapping screws and find those metal studs. Shear load on drywall may be marginally OK, but no way would I put any load on it for pull out.
DieselDennis Home Improvement 5 411 07-02-2024, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: Design Question - Will this topple?
Post: RE: Design Question - Will this topple?

Go ahead and bump the width out to 24", but keep the sewing machine (is it going to be mounted?) towards the front of the cabinet. Don't put it in the middle of the cabinet. And verify there isn...
DieselDennis Woodworking 14 1,143 06-17-2024, 11:53 AM
  0 Thread: Anti-Vibration Gloves
Post: RE: Anti-Vibration Gloves

I have some experience with them in an industrial setting. The people using them were running pneumatic needle scalers and air hammers. They do give some degree of relief against vibration. The...
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,033 05-23-2024, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: Tree of Life
Post: RE: Tree of Life

Tapper Wrote: (05-01-2024, 09:29 AM) -- Looks nice John! What material did you use? Doug -- Looks like he used black acrylic. And more power to the man who cuts his own decorations and can pu...
DieselDennis Woodworking 9 1,401 05-01-2024, 11:50 AM
  0 Thread: DeWalt Tool belt clips
Post: RE: DeWalt Tool belt clips

Big Bill Wrote: (04-17-2024, 12:27 PM) -- Does anyone know the thread size & length of the bolt for DeWalt's belt clips? Trying to replace one but can't find any information on them.  I'll try to pos...
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 3 758 04-19-2024, 11:36 AM
  0 Thread: What Is NEC
Post: RE: What Is NEC

Reminds of me OSHA saying you can't permanently use an extension cord and the things people will do to make their extension cord permanent.
DieselDennis Home Improvement 7 1,220 04-18-2024, 12:00 PM
  0 Thread: "board and batten" style wainscot layout
Post: RE: "board and batten" style wainscot layout

mound Wrote: (03-31-2024, 05:22 PM) -- When laying out paneling in this style along one wall, it's easy to figure out proper spacing so you have even panel widths across the entire wall. LOML want...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 7 1,218 04-03-2024, 12:20 PM
  0 Thread: Whirlpool In Door Ice Maker
Post: RE: Whirlpool In Door Ice Maker

I did pull out the bin sensor & on/off switch last night. Basically two small circuit boards shooting a beam between them. There's some power there, but honestly I'm not sure what kind of power to l...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 4 752 03-12-2024, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Whirlpool In Door Ice Maker
Post: Whirlpool In Door Ice Maker

Anyone want to commiserate with me on an ice maker issue? Whirlpool side by side.  Probably a 2013 model.  Good fridge.  Still keeps everything nice & cold.   Noticed Saturday the ice bin was em...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 4 752 03-11-2024, 12:09 PM
  0 Thread: Under deck waterproofing options
Post: RE: Under deck waterproofing options

Kind of hard to say without seeing a picture of the underside of the deck or some given dimensions.   My first thought would be to build a shed slightly smaller than the deck underneath.   A dec...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 17 3,391 01-31-2024, 12:36 PM
  0 Thread: Hanging Stained Glass from a Metal Header
Post: RE: Hanging Stained Glass from a Metal Header

Bonus points for hiding everything behind the window treatment.
DieselDennis Home Improvement 15 2,371 01-08-2024, 03:43 PM
  0 Thread: Hanging Stained Glass from a Metal Header
Post: RE: Hanging Stained Glass from a Metal Header

blackhat Wrote: (12-20-2023, 08:53 PM) -- 3 sided frame glued into the window opening?  Full width top piece and a cripple supporting each end of that -- Sounds like a winner to me.  Make an upside...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 15 2,371 12-22-2023, 01:00 PM
  0 Thread: Laminated plywood shelves
Post: RE: Laminated plywood shelves

In a former life, I've had 48" x 12" shelves made out of 3/4 MDF but with an 1 1/4" tall strip of actual wood on the front & back. Wasn't loaded down with books, but it didn't sag. Now if the home...
DieselDennis Woodworking 15 2,676 11-28-2023, 03:30 PM
  0 Thread: Construction screws
Post: RE: Construction screws

Put a pack of torx drivers on your Christmas list. T20 & T25 will catch most, but get a T15, T30 & T40 just to be sure. Thank us later. And welcome to the 21st century.
DieselDennis Home Improvement 20 3,440 11-10-2023, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: Construction screws
Post: RE: Construction screws

I use Grip Rite screws. They sell them at HD, but I buy them by the pound at my local lumberyard for cheaper. Haven't had one I couldn't drive or that popped the head off yet. Oh yeah, and they'r...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 20 3,440 10-30-2023, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Dealing with a cupped top?
Post: RE: Dealing with a cupped top?

Willyou Wrote: (08-30-2023, 10:54 PM) -- Not say'n your wrong. But, considering the alternatives, I think I would try it; especially since he said that ripping and re-gluing is not an alternative. He...
DieselDennis Woodworking 17 2,316 08-31-2023, 12:19 PM
  0 Thread: Bench Grinder
Post: RE: Bench Grinder

Baldor is so benchtop. Cincinnati for the win.  The tool & cutter grinder.
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 28 2,786 08-18-2023, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Porter Cable 314
Post: RE: Porter Cable 314

Bob Vaughan Wrote: (08-14-2023, 01:00 PM) -- That's a pretty common switch.  It may be that a well stocked Ace Hardware may have a replacement.  You're right, the bigger double pole switches are too ...
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 16 2,735 08-15-2023, 12:38 PM

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