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  0 Thread: Lid-less parts container. A source?
Post: RE: Lid-less parts container. A source?

If you just want little containers to go in your drawers, then look at Schaller Corporation.  They make little containers either 1", 2" or 3" deep.  Made for toolboxes or large drawer units in industr...
DieselDennis Woodworking 14 1,018 09-05-2021, 10:31 PM
  0 Thread: Stickers to cover cabinet screws?
Post: RE: Stickers to cover cabinet screws?

I have seen the stickers before. I'm bewildered that he's actually taking the time to do it. I guess if it showed through a glass door, then maybe so. Maybe other people pay more attention ...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 14 875 08-11-2021, 12:46 PM
  0 Thread: Portable Electric Hand Planer
Post: RE: Portable Electric Hand Planer

Bill_de Wrote: (06-16-2021, 10:59 AM) -- I've used mine on doors.  --- -- Great on doors.
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 8 862 06-16-2021, 12:05 PM
  0 Thread: New 23 guage micro pinner
Post: RE: New 23 guage micro pinner

CARYinWA Wrote: (05-20-2021, 10:07 PM) -- I have yet to have a 1-3/8" pin shoot straight into anything. -- Mine will shoot straight into my finger.  Does that count?   Those pins will do a U-tur...
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,060 05-21-2021, 11:43 AM
  0 Thread: help with regrade and planting sod
Post: RE: help with regrade and planting sod

Build the soil up in layers. Maybe 2" - 3" each layer. Roll each layer before adding the next. I've never had to ensure good contact when laying sod. Usually gravity and the weight of the sod ...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 6 728 05-13-2021, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: asphalt milling maintenance
Post: RE: asphalt milling maintenance

CEPenworks Wrote: (05-10-2021, 12:48 PM) -- This is an addition to the ongoing threads I have about resurfacing a private drive I live on. I am wanting to use asphalt millings to resurface the drive....
DieselDennis Home Improvement 13 1,631 05-11-2021, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Metal detector
Post: RE: Metal detector

Why is it a bigger deal now that you have a SawStop? Don't want to have to pay for the cartridge if it fires? If metal gets into your saw blade, it's toast. If your safety cartridge gets into you...
DieselDennis Woodworking 10 1,624 05-07-2021, 12:19 PM
  0 Thread: Paving question
Post: RE: Paving question

What is the current surface? If you have soft spots now, and you don't address them prior to paving, you will have soft spots in the paving. What are they going to do about the current surfa...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 18 1,718 05-04-2021, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Tankless water heater?
Post: RE: Tankless water heater?

I can tell you that LOML stated that our gas bill went down $12 / month compared to previous year. That was going from a 20 year old 40 gallon nat gas unit to a tankless 9.2 GPM nat gas unit.
DieselDennis Home Improvement 19 1,799 04-28-2021, 11:27 AM
  0 Thread: Tankless water heater?
Post: RE: Tankless water heater?

It's not about making cents. It's about LOML having however much hot water when she wants it (and me not having to hear about it !) I can only think of the anguish I will avoid as my daughters...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 19 1,799 04-27-2021, 11:58 AM
  0 Thread: Kitchen counter laminate question
Post: RE: Kitchen counter laminate question

Just replaced our countertops last year. Went with laminate. Chose the Calcutta Marble "color". Got a full round profile on the edges. Makes it look like the "stone" wraps clear underneath the cou...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 9 1,218 04-21-2021, 11:31 AM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee 18v versus 18 Fuel?
Post: RE: Milwaukee 18v versus 18 Fuel?

I would go with the Fuel tools if I was buying. For the same reason I seek out brushless DeWalt 20V tools.
DieselDennis Woodworking Power Tools 7 961 04-06-2021, 11:35 AM
  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 ...

You're on the right track, but don't waste brain cells overthinking it. Remember a sole 2 x 6 is supposed to suffice as the rafter, and the part that's not cracked is still holding up the roof, as is...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 13 1,549 03-15-2021, 12:19 PM
  0 Thread: Tankless question
Post: RE: Tankless question

Made the switch a couple of years ago. Two daughters and a wife like you. LOML wanted as much scalding hot water as she wanted. I did a measurement and could fill a 5 gallon bucket in 30 second...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 10 1,116 02-11-2021, 12:51 PM
  0 Thread: Replacing Formica on countertop
Post: RE: Replacing Formica on countertop

Is it going to be around a sink? Potential moisture? Go to a countertop house and buy some treated particle board ( I think they call it green board ). It's particle board that's sealed against...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 21 1,444 02-04-2021, 12:50 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Logs
Post: RE: Gas Logs

There is no chimney. Gas log apparatus is already installed. Left by the previous home owner. Front is covered up by some sliding chain mail curtains.
DieselDennis Home Improvement 6 736 01-12-2021, 01:03 PM
  0 Thread: Gas Logs
Post: Gas Logs

I have a setup for natural gas logs in my new-to-me house.  I get the setup.  Valve beside the fire place, then a knob on the logs to control the size of the flame.   We already have central heat t...
DieselDennis Home Improvement 6 736 01-11-2021, 01:07 PM
  0 Thread: Breadboard Ends
Post: RE: Breadboard Ends

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-08-2021, 12:34 PM) -- $12.00 HF furniture dolly? -- Probably be better served by a plywood or sheetrock dolly so he can stand the table top through the doors longways.
DieselDennis Woodworking 24 2,618 01-08-2021, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: Keeping Wood Screws Tight
Post: RE: Keeping Wood Screws Tight

Will the blue loctite actually bond to wood?
DieselDennis Woodworking 15 2,237 12-28-2020, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: Keeping Wood Screws Tight
Post: Keeping Wood Screws Tight

Have some cabinet height stools in the kitchen.  Typical screw together assembly from a department store.   Here's my predicament and question: The legs on the stools are connected to the seat o...
DieselDennis Woodworking 15 2,237 12-25-2020, 08:14 PM

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