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  0 Thread: pocket door question.. again..
Post: RE: pocket door question.. again..

Terry W Wrote: -- I installed a Johnsons pocket door a few years ago. The one tip I will give you is to make sure the track is dead nuts level. Close enough is not close enough. If it's off by more t...
OneStaple Home Improvement 10 377 06-21-2022, 10:54 AM
  0 Thread: pocket door question.. again..
Post: RE: pocket door question.. again..

I'm not sure this picture of my wall it going to help a ton, but here it is. Going from the right side, there is: 1. Wood stud (or firing) on top of the steel stud 2. Extra wood stud 3. Wood stud o...
OneStaple Home Improvement 10 377 06-17-2022, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: pocket door question.. again..
Post: RE: pocket door question.. again..

I'll start this by saying that I generally hate pocket doors (and bi-fold doors), but that's probably strongly influenced by the builder's-grade stuff that is usually encountered. A number of years...
OneStaple Home Improvement 10 377 06-17-2022, 08:55 AM
  0 Thread: Jointing thick boards
Post: RE: Jointing thick boards

jteneyck Wrote: -- That is true for regular circular saws, but my 10" TS blades cut to 3.5". -- Hmmm, my Unisaw only cuts about 3" deep. I'm sure there's variation between brands, but I'm surprised y...
OneStaple Woodworking 11 576 06-09-2022, 08:18 PM
  0 Thread: Jointing thick boards
Post: RE: Jointing thick boards

John, that works great for normal thickness boards, but his are 3.5" thick. Far fewer people have a 12"+ table saw or circular saw. This seems like a good project for practicing hand plane use, as he'...
OneStaple Woodworking 11 576 06-09-2022, 03:10 PM
  0 Thread: Time to purge - post #1
Post: RE: Time to purge - post #1

Where are you located for the pickup option? Tyler
OneStaple Tool Swap N' Sell 2 625 06-06-2022, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa
Post: RE: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa

Thanks all! MauleSkinner Wrote: -- What did you do for a finish? -- Just a few light coats of Arm-r-seal. Tyler
OneStaple Woodworking 12 782 05-23-2022, 12:44 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa
Post: Woodworking tribute to my grandpa

Some storytime, and something I just finished making... About 15 years ago, I spent the first few years of my woodworking hobby working up at my grandpa's house in his shop every other weekend. He ...
OneStaple Woodworking 12 782 05-22-2022, 01:37 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

I'm attaching a few pictures of my vise in case it helps. A couple of the nuts in/on the rear face and one of the elongated hole for the rod. For embedding the nut in the face of the chop, I used a...
OneStaple Woodworking Hand Tools 43 2,206 04-25-2022, 09:16 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Thinking about it more, that concern of movement on the front chop that I stated is probably overblown, assuming you're using decent quality hardware. I'd still be interested in opinions from people t...
OneStaple Woodworking Hand Tools 43 2,206 04-23-2022, 11:35 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

My current configuration is as follows: 12" total length to the acme rod (many people have 8"), stationary and locked to the rear chop by two nuts, as is common. Rod sticks out 3" past the chop ...
OneStaple Woodworking Hand Tools 43 2,206 04-23-2022, 11:22 PM
  0 Thread: How close
Post: RE: How close

I'm often surprised by how big of a gap even 1 degree can leave. Seems like it should be inconsequential. It really depends on the application, of course, but I often find myself tweaking at 1/10th...
OneStaple Woodworking 8 638 04-21-2022, 09:03 AM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

Mine is a little over 5-1/4" to clear the 5" diameter of the handles. I don't feel like I wish it was any different. Tyler
OneStaple Woodworking Hand Tools 43 2,206 04-20-2022, 08:11 AM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

I made one about a year ago and have been very happy with it. So glad I made it. Just finished my 13th drawer with hand cut dovetails using it. I used combo of walnut and ash, because that's the 8/...
OneStaple Woodworking Hand Tools 43 2,206 04-16-2022, 08:43 PM
  0 Thread: What am I doing incorrectly with this guide bushing?
Post: RE: What am I doing incorrectly with this guide bu...

I agree on the too little clearance assessment. Also, any torque you put on the bushing while routing might be enough to use up that 1/64" clearance (max, if everything is aligned perfectly) and creat...
OneStaple Woodworking Power Tools 7 620 04-07-2022, 08:24 AM
  0 Thread: Bath and Shower installation cost question
Post: RE: Bath and Shower installation cost question

Do you live near a major metropolitan area? I'm just outside DC, and that makes prices for a lot of things crazy. Combine that with prices for everything going up in the past couple years, including h...
OneStaple Home Improvement 14 782 04-05-2022, 11:34 PM
  0 Thread: Bath and Shower installation cost question
Post: RE: Bath and Shower installation cost question

Do you already have all needed materials (tub, valves, diverter, etc.), Or will they be supplying those? Tyler
OneStaple Home Improvement 14 782 04-05-2022, 04:30 PM
  0 Thread: Bathroom remodel
Post: RE: Bathroom remodel

I used Kerdi in three shower renovations that I did myself and was happy with it. There are other competing systems, some of which came on the market just as I was finishing my last one, that are just...
OneStaple Home Improvement 15 1,071 03-26-2022, 11:51 AM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

packerguy® Wrote: -- I like the Cadillac mats but they have many options. -- Do you use the 3/8" thickness or 5/8"? Tyler
OneStaple Home Improvement 18 1,302 03-21-2022, 03:17 PM
  0 Thread: Table top joinery questions...
Post: RE: Table top joinery questions...

The best thing that will likely work for you is breadboard ends. You should be able to find lots of videos/articles on how to do them, but feel free to ask for advise and clarifying questions here. ...
OneStaple Woodworking 8 546 03-19-2022, 04:31 PM

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