Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
  0 Thread: Lawn Mower Motor Issue
Post: RE: Lawn Mower Motor Issue

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (05-20-2022, 11:39 PM) -- Next time you start it cold, do it with the air filter removed and look at the throttle plate. If it's staying partially closed, hold open it a little a...
jteneyck Home Improvement 11 632 05-22-2022, 08:53 PM
  0 Thread: Inca 570 as a jointer?
Post: RE: Inca 570 as a jointer?

gcrimmins Wrote: (05-22-2022, 10:29 AM) -- I have a Powermatic 6" jointer and occasionally find that a wider jointer would be useful. I've been watching for a used 8" jointer, but recently came acros...
jteneyck Woodworking Power Tools 5 276 05-22-2022, 02:14 PM
  0 Thread: Lawn Mower Motor Issue
Post: RE: Lawn Mower Motor Issue

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (05-20-2022, 11:39 PM) -- Next time you start it cold, do it with the air filter removed and look at the throttle plate. If it's staying partially closed, hold open it a little a...
jteneyck Home Improvement 11 632 05-21-2022, 02:03 PM
  0 Thread: Is there a trick to installing something that's the exact width of the room?
Post: RE: Is there a trick to installing something that'...

Fit the faceframe to the cabinet with biscuits to the cabinet, like Norm used to show, but don't glue it on, before you install everything.  Then set the cabinet in place and level it but don't screw ...
jteneyck Woodworking 14 615 05-20-2022, 02:32 PM
  0 Thread: Finish sanding process for oil poly?
Post: RE: Finish sanding process for oil poly?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (05-20-2022, 06:26 AM) -- It worked, folks, thanks!  I put a strip of 0000 steel wool on my ROS, applied Johnson's Paste Wax to it, and attacked it.  Then I let it sit for twe...
jteneyck Finishing 10 221 05-20-2022, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Finish sanding process for oil poly?
Post: RE: Finish sanding process for oil poly?

BrentDH Wrote: (05-19-2022, 11:05 AM) -- John, you seem extremely knowledgeable on finishing (along with many other woodworking related topics).  Curious what you think of Behlen's Wool Lube for some...
jteneyck Finishing 10 221 05-20-2022, 09:29 AM
  0 Thread: Is there a trick to installing something that's the exact width of the room?
Post: RE: Is there a trick to installing something that'...

The usual way of dealing with this on the cabinet is to make it smaller and add filler pieces on the sides.  Alternatively, you still make the cabinet smaller but make the faceframe to exactly fit the...
jteneyck Woodworking 14 615 05-20-2022, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Lawn Mower Motor Issue
Post: RE: Lawn Mower Motor Issue

I changed the spark plug today.  The old one was black.  I took the air filter housing off so I could get to the carburetor and found some grass lodged in behind what I call the air vane which I think...
jteneyck Home Improvement 11 632 05-19-2022, 09:12 PM
  0 Thread: Finish sanding process for oil poly?
Post: RE: Finish sanding process for oil poly?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (05-19-2022, 06:57 AM) -- I don't have a proper finishing booth so dust and bugs find their way on to my finish.  Last coat is down but had dust nibs and several gnats. I hit ...
jteneyck Finishing 10 221 05-19-2022, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting boards as a career option
Post: RE: Cutting boards as a career option

You can put any price you want on something.  Getting someone to buy it is the hard part.  But I have a young guy I sell wood to who knows so little about joinery it's embarrassing, but he sells simpl...
jteneyck Woodworking 14 722 05-19-2022, 09:09 AM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

mdhills Wrote: (05-16-2022, 12:49 PM) -- I used paste wax on my cast iron to protect the iron and give a low-friction surface for the wood. The Lundmark can advertises "anti-slip" -- is that a desir...
jteneyck Woodworking 23 1,294 05-17-2022, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: Lawn Mower Motor Issue
Post: RE: Lawn Mower Motor Issue

Thanks all.  I did add some SeaFoam to both the gas and crankcase a couple of weeks ago.  Haven't noticed any change.  I'll try putting the rear up on a chunk of wood to see what happens next time I u...
jteneyck Home Improvement 11 632 05-17-2022, 09:18 AM
  0 Thread: Lawn Mower Motor Issue
Post: RE: Lawn Mower Motor Issue

tomsteve Wrote: (05-16-2022, 10:10 AM) -- blue or black smoke? blue= burning oil.  black= running rich. -- Smells like oil so I'd say blue but it's hard to see so I'm not sure other than the oil ...
jteneyck Home Improvement 11 632 05-16-2022, 12:10 PM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

Tapper Wrote: (05-16-2022, 11:41 AM) -- Yep, as Terry said kind of pricey and not on Amazon Prime. I've had pretty good luck with Minwax at ~$10 and on Prime. Doug -- True, but Minwax is like Jo...
jteneyck Woodworking 23 1,294 05-16-2022, 12:06 PM
  0 Thread: Lawn Mower Motor Issue
Post: Lawn Mower Motor Issue

I have a Toro self propelled walk behind mower, about 8 years old.  It's a fixed rpm motor with no throttle adjustment.  It starts on the first or second pull, but runs rough with low rpm and power, a...
jteneyck Home Improvement 11 632 05-16-2022, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

Patsfan Wrote: (05-16-2022, 09:04 AM) -- Thanks.  Will grab an extra. -- Before you do that take a look at Lundmark. (https://www.amazon.com/Lundmark-Wax-Paste-Clear-Lb/dp/B000BYAQC2/ref=sr_1_2?c...
jteneyck Woodworking 23 1,294 05-16-2022, 09:12 AM
  0 Thread: Help venting laser engraver smoke through a window?
Post: RE: Help venting laser engraver smoke through a wi...

How much smoke does a laser engraver make?  I can't imagine it takes many CFM to handle what one makes.  Commercial units are not that large.   I'd look at getting a central vacuum type motor/fan u...
jteneyck Woodworking Power Tools 7 305 05-14-2022, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: The method to use PVA as sealcoat
Post: RE: The method to use PVA as sealcoat

That is truly an amazing piece, Bill.  Really well done.   John
jteneyck Finishing 2 263 05-13-2022, 02:45 PM
  0 Thread: Miter Sled - Features Important to You?
Post: RE: Miter Sled - Features Important to You?

Petertaylor Wrote: (05-11-2022, 01:40 PM) -- Hello John. Will your sled will be available soon?  Or is it just something you are wondering about? Peter -- Hi Peter.  No, not for at least several m...
jteneyck Woodworking 26 1,707 05-11-2022, 02:17 PM
  0 Thread: A new door
Post: RE: A new door

Gregor1 Wrote: (05-09-2022, 11:28 AM) -- Thanks. Without seeing that, I'd have probably made them both the same. -- Of course.  If you plan to use something like Q Lon weather stripping (https://ww...
jteneyck Home Improvement 4 276 05-09-2022, 01:15 PM

Product Recommendations

Here are some supplies and tools we find essential in our everyday work around the shop. We may receive a commission from sales referred by our links; however, we have carefully selected these products for their usefulness and quality.