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  0 Thread: Outdoor Shutter Design Help
Post: RE: Outdoor Shutter Design Help

Thanks for the feedback. I should have mentioned, I plan to stain the wood to match (or come close) our new garage door. I have been looking at IPE, Spanish Cedar and Cypress.
bpatters69 Woodworking 4 521 06-01-2021, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: RE: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

And I think I just figured it out.... on the switch I replaced, the black is on a traveler or bronze pole and NOT the black pole! Duh
bpatters69 Home Improvement 28 1,837 05-30-2021, 02:21 PM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: RE: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

Here are some videos... not sure if they will help. After I replaced the simple switch, I decided to replace the dimmer\switch. Here is the new dimmer: New Dimmer Here is the wiring in the outlet w...
bpatters69 Home Improvement 28 1,837 05-30-2021, 02:09 PM
  0 Thread: Outdoor Shutter Design Help
Post: Outdoor Shutter Design Help

Hello All, I need to build and install outdoor shutters on our house... honey do list. The picture below is the design I plan to follow. It is not too difficult but I will have to build a jig to cut...
bpatters69 Woodworking 4 521 05-23-2021, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: RE: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

(05-20-2021, 11:48 AM)EricU Wrote: With a 3 way switch, you don't know which switch is getting the power and which switch is sending the  power to the light.  It would help if you posted a picture o...
bpatters69 Home Improvement 28 1,837 05-22-2021, 02:01 PM
  0 Thread: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture
Post: 3 - Way Switch Question - Picture

Electrical.... sigh... my favorite. In our kitchen, we have 6 lights that are in a 3 way switch arrangement. One of the switches is a switch and a dimmer and the other is just a switch. The switch br...
bpatters69 Home Improvement 28 1,837 05-18-2021, 01:44 PM
  0 Thread: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp
Post: RE: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp

(04-19-2021, 11:48 AM)Snipe Hunter Wrote: Don't use the power strip Yes... that was an oopsie on my part.
bpatters69 Home Improvement 11 851 04-19-2021, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp
Post: RE: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp

(04-19-2021, 10:22 AM)EricU Wrote: It seems really unlikely that the wire is rated for 20 amps.  So the garage would need to be rewired.  How accessible is the wiring? Thanks. I thought the wire mi...
bpatters69 Home Improvement 11 851 04-19-2021, 11:47 AM
  0 Thread: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp
Post: RE: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp

(04-19-2021, 10:22 AM)MT Woodworker Wrote: Why do you want to go to 20 amp? I bought the Dewalt DW735 Planer and I was planning Poplar. I connected the planer to a Stanley 6 Plug, power strip and i...
bpatters69 Home Improvement 11 851 04-19-2021, 11:44 AM
  0 Thread: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp
Post: Changing 15Amp Breaker to 20Amp

Hello All, I want to change the breaker in my garage from 15 to 20Amps. I plan to hire someone to do it as I am not comfortable with electricity. Anyway, it should be pretty straightforward for someo...
bpatters69 Home Improvement 11 851 04-19-2021, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: Delta 22-560 Planer Parts
Post: RE: Delta 22-560 Planer Parts

(03-18-2021, 10:24 AM)bpatters69 Wrote: NP John. I am going to keep it for another week and then I will get rid of it. Last call.... screws to tighten blades and the motor brushes are already goin...
bpatters69 Tool Swap N' Sell 4 621 03-27-2021, 09:02 AM
  0 Thread: Delta 22-560 Planer Parts
Post: RE: Delta 22-560 Planer Parts

NP John. I am going to keep it for another week and then I will get rid of it.
bpatters69 Tool Swap N' Sell 4 621 03-18-2021, 10:24 AM
  0 Thread: Delta 22-560 Planer Parts
Post: Delta 22-560 Planer Parts

Hey All, I have a 19 year old Delta 22-560 Planer that I am replacing. If anyone has interest in any of the parts, let me know. I really don't want to ship a zillion single parts all over the US. Hop...
bpatters69 Tool Swap N' Sell 4 621 03-15-2021, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Dewalt DW734 Planer vs Ridgid Planer - Best Choice?
Post: RE: Dewalt DW734 Planer vs Ridgid Planer - Best Ch...

(03-07-2021, 07:41 AM)barryvabeach Wrote: Bill,   I thought this was an interesting review of that category of planers   benchtop planers Great article! Thanks
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,309 03-08-2021, 04:55 AM
  0 Thread: Dewalt DW734 Planer vs Ridgid Planer - Best Choice?
Post: RE: Dewalt DW734 Planer vs Ridgid Planer - Best Ch...

Thanks all. I appreciate the replies. I have a dust collection system somimwill hook it upmto the system.
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,309 03-07-2021, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt DW734 Planer vs Ridgid Planer - Best Choice?
Post: Dewalt DW734 Planer vs Ridgid Planer - Best Choice...

Hello All, I am now in the market for a new planer. I like the Dewalt DW734 and the Ridgid Planer. Both seem like very capable units. Usually the Dewalt comes in ahead of the Ridgid in the reviews bu...
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,309 03-06-2021, 03:09 PM
  0 Thread: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)
Post: RE: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)

(03-05-2021, 04:58 PM)tablesawtom Wrote: You can spend a lot of money just getting the parts, not to mention down time. Because of the wear and tear on a 19 year old machine, and if the parts are ar...
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 23 2,063 03-06-2021, 03:03 PM
  0 Thread: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)
Post: RE: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)

Thanks all. I appreciate the replies and advice.  I am going to get a new planer. I am trying to decide between the Dewalt 734 and the Ridgid 27263. Both seem like nice machines. I am leaning towards...
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 23 2,063 03-06-2021, 02:56 PM
  0 Thread: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)
Post: RE: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)

managed to get the knob pulley off. I bought a $20 kit from Harbor Freight. Here is a picture of the shaft which is where the knob pulley was attached: Now for the telling pictures. I am afrai...
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 23 2,063 03-03-2021, 01:55 PM
  0 Thread: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)
Post: RE: Delta 12-560 Planer Incident (Pictures)

Thank you all for the helpful replies. I am going to get a puller from HarborFreight as Stave suggested to remove the drive pulley. For $15 it is worth seeing what is happening.  I am not sure if...
bpatters69 Woodworking Power Tools 23 2,063 03-03-2021, 09:34 AM

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