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  0 Thread: Bandsaw Set-up
Post: RE: Bandsaw Set-up

lift mechanic Wrote: (11-07-2022, 03:17 PM) -- Since we are on bandsaws I thought I would as another question. I tensioned the blade to the recommended  tension, Squared up the table to the blade. Ch...
mdhills Woodworking Power Tools 5 436 11-13-2022, 12:16 AM
  0 Thread: Getting ready to install freestanding tub, have ?
Post: RE: Getting ready to install freestanding tub, hav...

Are you installing on a wet floor or dry floor? This will affect what you are using for a drain (overflow vs. no overflow, and how the drain/floor are sealed) Matt
mdhills Home Improvement 11 494 10-26-2022, 09:23 AM
  0 Thread: Trailer for lumber runs?
Post: RE: Trailer for lumber runs?

Where are you going for your lumber? And what dimensions/quantity in a trip, or is this slabs? Moore Newton has free delivery for >$500, and their prices were decent. Only open weekdays, however. Ma...
mdhills Woodworking 28 1,551 10-04-2022, 12:02 AM
  0 Thread: Big round hole inside box?
Post: Big round hole inside box?

How would you make this blind mortise in the interior bottom of an assembled box? 1/4” deep, 3” diameter, with center 2-1/2” from interior side wall If not assembled, this would be a natural ope...
mdhills Woodworking 2 494 10-03-2022, 03:49 PM
  0 Thread: Youtube channel - dominick ricker
Post: Youtube channel - dominick ricker

Anybody else subscribed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfnSYyFkRII Dominik Rickerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nfnSYyFkRII
mdhills Woodworking Hand Tools 9 712 09-16-2022, 12:39 AM
  0 Thread: overlapping roof - boxing out the rats?
Post: RE: overlapping roof - boxing out the rats?

Snipe Hunter Wrote: (07-18-2022, 10:50 AM) -- I also would have framed it in with a fascia board and flashed accordingly and then installed the roofing -- Yes, that was the plan. How crazy is it...
mdhills Home Improvement 6 558 07-23-2022, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: overlapping roof - boxing out the rats?
Post: overlapping roof - boxing out the rats?

We have a roof intersection where the eaves are at different levels.  Is there a standard way to box this in to prevent rats from getting back in under the eaves of the higher roof?
mdhills Home Improvement 6 558 07-17-2022, 11:01 PM
  0 Thread: gutter recommendations?
Post: RE: gutter recommendations?

How are seamless aluminum gutters joined at corners? Do non-seamless gutters require a lot of maintenance to avoid leaking? Do gutters usually get installed prior to applying the roof layers, or afte...
mdhills Home Improvement 11 912 06-25-2022, 07:54 PM
  0 Thread: gutter recommendations?
Post: gutter recommendations?

What is current recommendation of what to look for when getting new gutters? Aluminum seems most common; I've also had a recommendation for long-run, pre-painted steel. Thanks, Matt
mdhills Home Improvement 11 912 06-24-2022, 09:13 PM
  0 Thread: dryer ducts
Post: dryer ducts

What do folks do to keep their dryer ducts clean? (I noticed a pretty good buildup in ours, which is rigid duct going up through the roof and we had a lint filter at the machine itself) Matt
mdhills Home Improvement 11 757 06-23-2022, 09:13 PM
  0 Thread: Question for Sawtop PCS owners with ICS base (pictures added)
Post: RE: Question for Sawtop PCS owners with ICS base

BrentDH Wrote: (06-11-2022, 02:52 PM) -- I just bought a Sawstop PCS to beat the recent price increase.  As part of the package I also bought the ICS base which was on back order and just finally arr...
mdhills Woodworking Power Tools 10 770 06-11-2022, 09:28 PM
  0 Thread: Upgrade Filter For JET DC-1100VX Dust Collector
Post: RE: Upgrade Filter For JET DC-1100VX Dust Collecto...

PittTrack Wrote: (06-08-2022, 03:29 PM) -- Been looking for an upgrade to my Jet DC650 for a while and I finally found a steal with fairly new JET DC-1100VX-5M off of the local CL.  Aware that the 5 ...
mdhills Woodworking Power Tools 3 472 06-08-2022, 11:42 PM
  0 Thread: Is there a trick...Finished mudroom update, P2.
Post: RE: Is there a trick to installing something that'...

iclark Wrote: (05-20-2022, 05:28 PM) -- ^^^ this Doing it in 2 halves let you fit each half to the actual shape of the walls. Then, when it is time to install you put both outer ends down on th...
mdhills Woodworking 19 2,077 05-21-2022, 07:31 AM
  0 Thread: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued
Post: RE: Johnson Paste Wax is discontinued

jteneyck Wrote: (05-16-2022, 09:12 AM) -- Before you do that take a look at Lundmark. (https://www.amazon.com/Lundmark-Wax-Paste-Clear-Lb/dp/B000BYAQC2/ref=sr_1_2?crid=2R2SIH191VKEE&keywords=lundmark...
mdhills Woodworking 23 4,018 05-16-2022, 12:49 PM
  0 Thread: Ridgid planer screaming
Post: RE: Ridgid planer screaming

Not sure about the 1300, but the 4330 made a terrible screeching howl if run without the dust chute fully seated.  (the dust chute is meant to engage a safety button) Matt
mdhills Woodworking Power Tools 10 995 05-11-2022, 08:11 AM
  0 Thread: Tripping breaker(a)
Post: RE: Tripping breaker(a)

blackhat Wrote: (04-20-2022, 04:50 PM) -- The igniter in that actually creates an arc to operate. Never heard of one causing issues before. Three things I would do.  Call your gas utility and see ...
mdhills Home Improvement 24 2,743 04-21-2022, 11:52 AM
  0 Thread: Tripping breaker(a)
Post: RE: Tripping breaker(a)

9pm: that didn't stay fixed long. Fan hood was tripping the breaker again this evening. 4pm: May have resolved things today by bonding the water and gas pipes at the tankless heater. This was afte...
mdhills Home Improvement 24 2,743 04-19-2022, 06:34 PM
  0 Thread: Tripping breaker(a)
Post: RE: Tripping breaker(a)

Not much clarity yet, although we're not seeing trips at the moment. As of last update, we had the water heater on a 15A breaker from our main panel, with a WR-GFCI at the outlet.  We were still ge...
mdhills Home Improvement 24 2,743 04-18-2022, 10:50 PM
  0 Thread: Tripping breaker(a)
Post: RE: Tripping breaker(a)

Dedicated circuit from main panel didn't change behavior. Plugging heater into surge suppressor and then into outlet seems to inhibit the trips. Interestingly, so does plugging the heater directly i...
mdhills Home Improvement 24 2,743 04-08-2022, 07:03 PM
  0 Thread: Tripping breaker(a)
Post: RE: Tripping breaker(a)

Not sure we are at root cause yet. Thought that moving the water heater breaker up one slot changed behavior, but that isn't consistent. Moving the water heater to an extension cord off the main pane...
mdhills Home Improvement 24 2,743 04-08-2022, 12:49 PM

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