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  0 Thread: Cracks in driveway
Post: Cracks in driveway

I have a section of concrete driveway that abuts an old garage near the back of our property. There have never been any gutters on that garage consequently the driveway and the floor of the garage hav...
BillN Home Improvement 2 377 10-26-2022, 05:22 PM
  0 Thread: Vinyl flooring
Post: Vinyl flooring

Is gloss or semi-gloss sheet vinyl flooring available anymore? I need to replace the flooring in our kitchen, mud and dirt are plentiful around here and I am too old to scrub the floor every day. I do...
BillN Home Improvement 0 225 06-29-2022, 11:22 PM
  0 Thread: I wonder?
Post: RE: I wonder?

When I needed to even the joints on my frame and panel cabinet doors I was able to rent time on a wide belt sander at a local cabinet shop. (their operator did the work-didn't take long)
BillN Woodworking 7 848 06-18-2022, 10:58 PM
  0 Thread: Laguna TSS
Post: RE: Laguna TSS

bbrickey Wrote: (06-15-2022, 01:25 PM) -- Where are you located? -- Sorry, I thought I had included that info: I'm in Oregon
BillN Tool Swap N' Sell 2 639 06-17-2022, 06:51 PM
  0 Thread: Home Air Purifiers
Post: RE: Home Air Purifiers

We've used one in our bedroom for a long time but when we had smoke from forest fires really bad a couple of years ago we had to get several more and they really helped. They also are good for filteri...
BillN Home Improvement 7 470 06-14-2022, 01:57 PM
  0 Thread: Laguna TSS
Post: Laguna TSS

I have a 2004 Laguna TSS (I've owned it since2007) with a number of upgrades. First is the positive miter stop that allows a pin in the crosscut fence to drop into various adjustable slugs. This was p...
BillN Tool Swap N' Sell 2 639 06-11-2022, 02:55 AM
  0 Thread: Lumber Storage Rack
Post: RE: Lumber Storage Rack

I don't know what issue it was in. Here's the page where you find the plans for purchase: Roll around lumber cart (
BillN Woodworking 18 1,179 06-05-2022, 12:19 AM
  0 Thread: BLO cure time?
Post: RE: BLO cure time?

Just a little tip: I would advise never to use any kind of oil-based finish on the inside of any furniture, cabinets, chests, etc.
BillN Finishing 15 1,266 06-04-2022, 09:51 PM
  0 Thread: Lumber Storage Rack
Post: RE: Lumber Storage Rack

This is the one I built with certain modifications. I used bigger wheels and installed strongbacks on the bottom to prevent sagging. I also used pocket hole screws instead of battens for the shelves. ...
BillN Woodworking 18 1,179 06-04-2022, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: Remove staples from wood
Post: RE: Remove staples from wood

I've pulled out a lot of staples using side cutters or end cutters. Grab the staple low and use a small piece of wood as a fulcrum so as to keep the pull as straight as possible. Just take small bites...
BillN Woodworking 14 1,540 05-28-2022, 02:23 PM
  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: RE: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

Willyou Wrote: (05-01-2022, 08:03 PM) -- If you don't mind using some elbow grease, you can use an old, but simple, means to fill the relatively small pores of walnut by using the final finish materi...
BillN Finishing 7 844 05-12-2022, 02:25 AM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

I used 2 router tables, one for running the tongue another for the groove (or whatever profiles) I had a fairly inexpensive lift in one and on the other a Hitachi M12V. I kept the Hitachi.
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,483 05-12-2022, 02:14 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

stav Wrote: (05-10-2022, 08:28 AM) -- There is always the home grown option for the Unifence as well.  The "Bigafence"  is something I was planning to build at one time when I had more time to do it....
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 30 2,742 05-12-2022, 02:08 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

I replaced my Unisaw with a slider and then replaced the clunky Bies style fence on the slider with a Unifence, I also have both the long and short Uni-T fences. I'm just sorry I'm too old to enjoy th...
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 30 2,742 05-12-2022, 02:06 AM
  0 Thread: Mouseman
Post: Mouseman

Does anyone remember an article in FWW from 1987 called "The Mouseman of Kilburn"?  I built my 2nd and 3rd projects (a pair of nightstands) based on what I could do with a vise, a plunge router and a...
BillN Woodworking 1 475 05-10-2022, 10:23 PM
  0 Thread: Cracked and sinking concrete floor
Post: RE: Cracked and sinking concrete floor

My garage is 70+ years old and due to no gutters or visible drainage - the floor is cracked and uneven throughout. I've never had the money or ambition to fix it.
BillN Home Improvement 14 1,637 05-04-2022, 10:06 PM
  0 Thread: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors
Post: RE: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors

mr_skittle Wrote: (05-01-2022, 02:26 PM) -- I've done slab doors by gluing up solid boards before and it works fine if you pay attention to grain when gluing up panels. This client is really wanting ...
BillN Woodworking 6 910 05-01-2022, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Rockwell Radial Drill Press Motor Bearing Replacement
Post: RE: Rockwell Radial Drill Press Motor Bearing Repl...

Look for the frame number LS56 *I believe the LS refers to length of shaft and maybe mounting feet but you need to check that. Call a bearing supply and they can probably give you the information.
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 3 575 04-15-2022, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Tools Brand 10" Dado Set $220 Shipped
Post: Popular Tools Brand 10" Dado Set $220 Shipped

Very nice set in excellent condition, virtually unused. 5/8" arbor. I can mail this in a medium flat rate box and I will insure the package and reinforce the inside corners top and bottom with glue bl...
BillN Tool Swap N' Sell 0 366 04-04-2022, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Table planks seperating
Post: Table planks seperating

Hi, My daughter had a table built while her family lived in Zambia. Now that they've moved back to the us and live in a much dryer climate the boards are beginning to separate on one end of the top. S...
BillN Woodworking 9 1,032 03-16-2022, 11:22 PM

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