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  0 Thread: Insert Lock on a slat desk
Post: Insert Lock on a slat desk

I'm remaking the desk piece and the lock didn't turn out very well on the original piece. Anyone know of a video to help me through this with less pain? Suggestions are always welcome. Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 2 205 07-03-2022, 01:47 PM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: RE: Install new outside faucet

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (06-18-2022, 01:52 PM) -- Fellas - sharkbites are a TIME BOMB waiting to happen   Kinda like Polybutylene piping of yore.   Remember when that was the latest, greatest, fastest ...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 16 618 07-03-2022, 10:27 AM
  0 Thread: Lacquer or Poly
Post: Lacquer or Poly

I'm making a couple planters for LOML. I used Gorilla glue and need to use a good top coat. I'm trying to decide if I should use an oil base poly or lacquer. The planters are mainly for inside use ...
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 586 06-23-2022, 08:43 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: RE: DW735 Planer

FWIW I got a Wen planer. Being that money is tight and I don't use the planer a lot. Actually I would prefer a 15 or 20 planer that might be in my future. Thanks for all of your help. Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,051 06-23-2022, 08:31 AM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: RE: Install new outside faucet

I bought everything I need to include Shark Bite connectors. Now I just need to work up the nerve to do the job. The guy at Ace HW that I've trusted for years and sid the Shark Bite in my application ...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 16 618 06-16-2022, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: RE: Install new outside faucet

Dumb_Polack Wrote: (06-14-2022, 03:42 PM) -- Why no compression fitting??? Little story for you: We have an outside faucet that runs under our screen porch.  Usually I drain it in the fall, b...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 16 618 06-14-2022, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: Install new outside faucet
Post: Install new outside faucet

I'm at a dilemma. I'm pretty handy with household projects and I want to install an outside faucet. I climbed into the craw space and it looks like I'll have to install a T into the existing 3/4" copp...
Halfathumb Home Improvement 16 618 06-14-2022, 03:23 PM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: RE: DW735 Planer

sweensdv2 Wrote: (06-08-2022, 12:09 PM) -- The dust port shoots straight out the back which I didn't much care for.  I ended up buying a PVC DWV long sweep 90° street elbow(HxS) and an additional ada...
Halfathumb Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,051 06-08-2022, 01:35 PM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: RE: DW735 Planer

Ray Newman Wrote: (06-08-2022, 12:46 PM) -- Speaking 'bout the DeWalt 735 planer, what is the country of origin?  I know several who claim it is made in the US. When I asked if it is really USA ma...
Halfathumb Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,051 06-08-2022, 01:33 PM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: RE: DW735 Planer

sweensdv2 Wrote: (06-08-2022, 11:22 AM) -- I doubt if any other benchtop planer has received more outstanding reviews than the DW735.  It is very easy to adapt to any dust collection system although ...
Halfathumb Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,051 06-08-2022, 11:27 AM
  0 Thread: DW735 Planer
Post: DW735 Planer

My Delta finally burned out, parts are discontinued. I've been looking at the Dewalt 735. Is there a dust chut available for this model. Reviews on this product is appreciated. Thanks Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,051 06-08-2022, 10:56 AM
  0 Thread: A Memorial Box for Memorial Day
Post: RE: A Memorial Box for Memorial Day

jteneyck Wrote: (05-29-2022, 09:14 AM) -- First, thank you to all our service men and women, past and present, for all you have done to serve and protect this country and many others.   My friend'...
Halfathumb Woodworking 4 346 05-29-2022, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: How close
Post: RE: How close

The other day I was putting crown molding on a piece of furniture and 1 corner didn't fit exactly right at 45 degrees. I had to keep shaving at different angles until it did fit right. And that's not ...
Halfathumb Woodworking 8 639 04-23-2022, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: Old projects
Post: RE: Old projects

Great story.  At least the time is right twice a day :D Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking 3 376 04-23-2022, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: Gluing up
Post: RE: Gluing up

JohnnyEgo Wrote: (04-21-2022, 01:27 PM) -- Titebond still says 24 hours for max strength of the bond, so that's usually what I go with for anything that relies on the glue for it's structural integri...
Halfathumb Woodworking 12 858 04-23-2022, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

barryvabeach Wrote: (04-18-2022, 07:59 PM) -- Jim, in the video, he rests the board to be cut on top of the plywood straightedge.  On the ones that I did, i put the board to be cut on the table, and ...
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 799 04-19-2022, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

Mike 55 Wrote: (04-18-2022, 09:10 AM) -- I really need to proof read my stuff before posting. I don't know if it auto corrected or what. They are just big toggle clamps. Nothing worth seeing here. :l...
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 799 04-19-2022, 08:29 AM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

I did what Barry suggested and it worked fine. The screw holes aren't an issue because I left enough length on the board plus I'm making bookends with this and once I'm done with that it'll come out f...
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 799 04-18-2022, 08:53 AM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

barryvabeach Wrote: (04-16-2022, 08:50 AM) -- Jim, nothing wrong, though what I do, especially if you are okay with losing an inch or two from each end is to attach a straght piece of stock to the bo...
Halfathumb Woodworking 10 799 04-16-2022, 12:48 PM
  0 Thread: Ouch!
Post: RE: Ouch!

As you can see by my WN name I too made a bad decision. Got new BS and was cutting the crate up to manageable pieces on the TS. Got sloppy and the rest is history. :uhoh::uhoh: Jim
Halfathumb Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,103 04-16-2022, 08:18 AM

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