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  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
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ajkoontz Wrote: (09-08-2022, 04:40 PM) -- Found some pictures just to give you an idea.... Still a work in progress. -- They look great in the pics! I've been looking at the SW products too. I sel...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-08-2022, 07:22 PM
  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
Post: RE: Prefinished plywood

ajkoontz Wrote: (09-07-2022, 05:16 PM) -- Doing the same as you with the UV ply from Menards. Router is the way to go. I have used a dado stack with OK results, but the blade better be sharp. The fin...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-07-2022, 07:29 PM
  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
Post: RE: Prefinished plywood

rwe2156 Wrote: (09-07-2022, 12:05 PM) -- Why are you cutting dados? Just screw the boxes together... -- Well, I'm not a cabinet maker by trade. I am normally a glue it and screw it guy, but give...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-07-2022, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
Post: RE: Prefinished plywood

mound Wrote: (09-07-2022, 06:55 AM) -- I'm building an entire kitchen out of the prefinished Maple plywood. I used a freshly sharpened Forest Woodworker II blade on my tablesaw, and got extremely cle...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-07-2022, 03:54 PM
  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
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toolmiser Wrote: (09-06-2022, 08:56 PM) -- Here is a couple ideas, no guarantees.  You can use masking tape over the cut before you make it.  You can also score the cut with a utility knife before sa...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-06-2022, 09:27 PM
  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
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FS7 Wrote: (09-06-2022, 08:53 PM) -- There isn't much of a method to fix that. I actually find that prefinished plywood chips and tears out less than regular plywood, though I haven't cut many dado c...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-06-2022, 09:11 PM
  0 Thread: Prefinished plywood
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I'm building a kitchen island using the prefinished UV birch plywood from Menards. Seems like good material. I plan to sand and paint the exterior, leaving the existing finish just on the interior. I...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 1,079 09-06-2022, 08:15 PM
  0 Thread: Birdhouses
Post: RE: Birdhouses

MichaelMouse Wrote: (05-01-2022, 03:19 PM) -- The fresh-sawn eastern white "cedar" (Thuja occidentalis) I used for my bluebird and wren houses seven years ago has held up nicely.  Overcautiously, per...
ed kerns Woodworking 5 893 05-01-2022, 05:53 PM
  0 Thread: Birdhouses
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Woodenfish Wrote: (05-01-2022, 02:31 PM) -- You can buy cedar fence pickets for a lot less money than a 1x but you may need to do a glue up for your dimensions. They are a little thinner 5/8” versus ...
ed kerns Woodworking 5 893 05-01-2022, 05:47 PM
  0 Thread: Birdhouses
Post: Birdhouses

I've been asked to knock together a bunch of birdhouses for a commercial customer. I can buy non kiln dried white cedar pretty cheap in my area. Normally wood that is not dry would be a deal breaker f...
ed kerns Woodworking 5 893 05-01-2022, 12:03 PM
  0 Thread: Digital Measuring Tape
Post: RE: Digital Measuring Tape

I bought one (not this style) a few years ago for my dad. His eyes were getting bad, and reading 16ths was pretty difficult. The one I bought (maybe Stanley?) seemed accurate and had a nice size digit...
ed kerns Woodworking 9 1,203 04-02-2022, 04:07 PM
  0 Thread: How To secure dust catcher liner?
Post: RE: How To secure dust catcher liner?

lift mechanic Wrote: (12-28-2021, 11:53 PM) -- I use a 55 gal drum to collect the dust below the Oneida Super Dust Deputy. I would like to put a heavy duty trash can liner in the drum. How would you ...
ed kerns Woodworking 30 3,041 01-01-2022, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: RE: speed control failed on my PC 7518

kurt18947 Wrote: (12-24-2021, 08:22 PM) -- If you decide to go with a new/different router, maybe look into Hitachi. That used to be a pretty popular 3 h.p table router. I'm not sure why it fell out ...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-27-2021, 04:15 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: RE: speed control failed on my PC 7518

wood-chips Wrote: (12-21-2021, 01:50 AM) -- When you go to the repair page, enter 7518 in the sear bar, you'll get several numbers in the return search list. Click on the 7518 31231, a page with ite...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-21-2021, 05:59 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: RE: speed control failed on my PC 7518

wood-chips Wrote: (12-20-2021, 06:49 PM) -- Have you tried factory service center repairs? I had my router factory service repaired/refurbished a couple years ago. Once I found the local service ce...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-20-2021, 08:57 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: RE: speed control failed on my PC 7518

Roly Wrote: (12-17-2021, 01:56 PM) -- The harbor Freight $18 router speed control works fine for my older single speed PC router.   Roly -- Thanks Roly. If the amp rating works for mine, I'll give ...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-17-2021, 06:08 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: RE: speed control failed on my PC 7518

shoottmx Wrote: (12-17-2021, 08:26 AM) -- Ed, Did you pull the end cap off? I just had mine out of the table so took the opportunity to pull the end cap even though it was working properly. There we...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-17-2021, 12:42 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: RE: speed control failed on my PC 7518

lift mechanic Wrote: (12-16-2021, 05:36 PM) -- My PC 7518 router did the same thing a few years ago. I blew air from the compressor through the router and it started working again. No problem since. ...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-16-2021, 06:00 PM
  0 Thread: speed control failed on my PC 7518
Post: speed control failed on my PC 7518

After a couple of weeks of intermittently working and not working, my variable speed control on my 7518 router seems to be kaput and the router won't power on. (I did make sure it wasn't the switch). ...
ed kerns Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,974 12-16-2021, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Cutting out the alphabet
Post: RE: Cutting out the alphabet

Cooler Wrote: (09-30-2021, 02:25 PM) -- Kydex is the only thing I can think of.  It is easily formed when heated. It is the stuff they use for formed holsters and it is the stuff they use for airline...
ed kerns Woodworking 18 2,359 10-07-2021, 08:57 PM

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