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  0 Thread: Racine Tool and Machine bandsaw
Post: RE: Racine Tool and Machine bandsaw

Yep, I'd even sell my current bandsaw to buy that. The old tools, man if nothing else they sure look COOL  :D
mstens Woodworking Power Tools 16 6,863 12-28-2019, 10:20 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade Choice
Post: RE: Tablesaw Blade Choice

SteveS Wrote: (12-27-2019, 10:13 AM) -- I have a few different blades for my saw; I have a Forrest WWII standard kerf blade, a 50T freud crosscut and 24T Freud glue line rip. They all are excellent b...
mstens Woodworking Power Tools 23 7,001 12-27-2019, 10:23 AM
  0 Thread: Screwed up wiring?
Post: RE: Screwed up wiring?

TDKPE Wrote: (12-27-2019, 08:46 AM) -- What those guys said.  :cool: Found my '96 NEC - unmarked white conductor still allowed for switch legs then, so '99 was when it was changed, and of course, ...
mstens Home Improvement 43 17,201 12-27-2019, 09:56 AM
  0 Thread: Not my normal saw.
Post: RE: Not my normal saw.

Admiral Wrote: (12-26-2019, 10:38 AM) -- I know them as 'bucking' saws.  Here is the best resource on sharpening them: https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/recreational_trails/publications/fs_publ...
mstens Woodworking Hand Tools 5 2,642 12-26-2019, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Attaching crown molding to solid wood sides
Post: RE: Attaching crown molding to solid wood sides

I'd do the same thing I've seen on antique furniture.. nail it.
mstens Woodworking 6 2,782 12-26-2019, 10:19 AM
  0 Thread: Entry door install problem
Post: RE: Entry door install problem

Check the top and bottom hinges for looseness.
mstens Home Improvement 11 3,769 12-25-2019, 10:18 PM
  0 Thread: Not my normal saw.
Post: RE: Not my normal saw.

Yea, that's what it sure looks like. The plate LOOKS like a Disston so far, the medallion is still filled with crud (I found it under a pile of wood). I've seen the auxiliary handles, and the saw cert...
mstens Woodworking Hand Tools 5 2,642 12-25-2019, 09:02 PM
  0 Thread: Not my normal saw.
Post: Not my normal saw.

This isn't my normal tool restoration, but it'll be a fun project. It might take a while, as I'm still working on building the shop. Going through a shed today, I found this one man bucksaw. It's clea...
mstens Woodworking Hand Tools 5 2,642 12-25-2019, 08:02 PM
  0 Thread: Any opinions on Steelex? 12" Jointer?
Post: RE: Any opinions on Steelex? 12" Jointer?

Cian Wrote: (02-06-2019, 02:52 PM) -- Livin' large.  So you have a 12" jointer AND a tractor?   I wish I had property large enough that would require a tractor.    -- I wish I had a tractor... I ne...
mstens Woodworking Power Tools 11 5,161 12-24-2019, 11:01 PM
  0 Thread: Craftsman 113 table saw fence upgrade
Post: RE: Craftsman 113 table saw fence upgrade

I think the  Wixey WR700  is just a digital readout, which attaches to an existing fence. Personally, I wouldn't find this useful at all. Mostly because I work to lines, rather than measurements mostl...
mstens Woodworking Power Tools 20 16,705 12-24-2019, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: sealing a threshold to concrete
Post: RE: sealing a threshold to concrete

meackerman Wrote: (12-23-2019, 04:46 PM) -- based on the where the concrete is wet inside the shed, water appears to be getting under the threshold, even though there is no standing water in front of...
mstens Home Improvement 32 12,113 12-23-2019, 04:50 PM
  0 Thread: Children's Chair Seat
Post: RE: Children's Chair Seat

MVWoodworks Wrote: (12-23-2019, 04:18 PM) -- Thanks for the reply. The dimensions are copied from an old chair I have.  Would you say 1/4", 3/8"? -- You really don't need much 1/4" would do it. ...
mstens Woodworking 7 3,256 12-23-2019, 04:24 PM
  0 Thread: sealing a threshold to concrete
Post: RE: sealing a threshold to concrete

meackerman Wrote: (12-23-2019, 03:32 PM) -- there's no water pooling in front of my door.  if anything the slope of the concrete should have the water running past by the door and off the pad. -- I...
mstens Home Improvement 32 12,113 12-23-2019, 03:36 PM
  0 Thread: sealing a threshold to concrete
Post: RE: sealing a threshold to concrete

meackerman Wrote: (12-23-2019, 03:01 PM) -- There's ~20" of the concrete pad in front of the door. -- Yea, that's a lot like my situation. That's why I'm gonna grind.
mstens Home Improvement 32 12,113 12-23-2019, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: sealing a threshold to concrete
Post: RE: sealing a threshold to concrete

CLETUS Wrote: (12-23-2019, 02:29 PM) -- I'm imagining a grade problem around the door. Get the water to flow away from the door. You will never get it to seal if you have water pooling around the ...
mstens Home Improvement 32 12,113 12-23-2019, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: sealing a threshold to concrete
Post: RE: sealing a threshold to concrete

meackerman Wrote: (12-23-2019, 02:03 PM) -- across ~8' 6" width of the pad, its about 5/8"-3/4" difference from high to low. -- I'd look to build up the corner, slope it away. That'd help a lot. Th...
mstens Home Improvement 32 12,113 12-23-2019, 02:05 PM
  0 Thread: sealing a threshold to concrete
Post: RE: sealing a threshold to concrete

meackerman Wrote: (12-23-2019, 01:46 PM) -- so either stop it from ever raining, or tear down the building, jackhammer out the concrete pad, re-pour the pad correctly and then rebuild the building......
mstens Home Improvement 32 12,113 12-23-2019, 01:50 PM
  0 Thread: chisel holder
Post: RE: chisel holder

bandit571 Wrote: (12-22-2019, 09:53 PM) -- Hmmm...well, here is what I have been using... :rolleyes:  Old MK1 plate to set the bevel angle.    Irwin Marples guide to hold a chisel or plane iron.....
mstens Woodworking Hand Tools 15 5,649 12-22-2019, 09:58 PM
  0 Thread: chisel holder
Post: RE: chisel holder

cputnam Wrote: (12-22-2019, 08:50 PM) -- Note that the LN skew holders only work with LN skew angles.  The LV skew attachment will take pretty much anything. -- The mk II?  I wasn't a fan of the mk...
mstens Woodworking Hand Tools 15 5,649 12-22-2019, 09:12 PM
  0 Thread: chisel holder
Post: RE: chisel holder

mongo Wrote: (12-16-2019, 08:23 PM) -- My favorite is the one from lienielsen.  It is not inexpensive however it is very well made. Before I got that I used a normal eclipse guide. -- I take it ...
mstens Woodworking Hand Tools 15 5,649 12-22-2019, 04:41 PM

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