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  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

google anti fatigue mats - lots of choices and better than flat rubber mats from the big box store
jgrogan Home Improvement 18 1,301 03-28-2022, 06:55 AM
  0 Thread: A sawing issue that needs advice
Post: RE: A sawing issue that needs advice

i am making rolling pins right now and have made 4 different styles and sizes.  My largest one was 1 3/4 x 20 and the smallest was 1 5/8 x 18" It seems to me that a 3" is pretty big.
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,684 10-23-2019, 09:55 AM
  0 Thread: Insane pricing on Steelex 15" helical planer
Post: RE: Insane pricing on Steelex 15" helical planer

when I checked my order status, it had the price at $1795.00, not the $169.  Not really surprised.  The $169 must have been a typo in the website department
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 37 19,714 01-02-2018, 08:45 AM
  0 Thread: Insane pricing on Steelex 15" helical planer
Post: RE: Insane pricing on Steelex 15" helical planer

I just ordered on an got a confirmation.  we will see.  There is no room in the shop but I guess something else will have to go
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 37 19,714 01-02-2018, 06:46 AM
  0 Thread: Biggish tools - sell or move?
Post: RE: Biggish tools - sell or move?

definitely move.  Just moved from boston to VA and moved the whole shop (except sold the drum sander).  Packing the shop no different than any other room.  And I had all my tools when we got there
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 28 12,189 07-20-2017, 07:36 AM
  0 Thread: Walnut Prices
Post: RE: Walnut Prices

$10.50 for s4s around here.  Too rich for me
jgrogan Woodworking 10 5,405 06-04-2017, 07:18 AM
  0 Thread: how much effort to maintain household phone lines?
Post: RE: how much effort to maintain household phone li...

+3 for ooma.  that said, I dont even know my landline number
jgrogan Home Improvement 24 11,516 05-30-2017, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: 5ft round walnut table
Post: RE: 5ft round walnut table

i am curious as to you dealt with the wood movement issue when attaching the plywood to the walnut
jgrogan Woodworking 6 4,950 05-10-2017, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Best tool to cut plexiglass
Post: RE: Best tool to cut plexiglass

recently cut a lot of 1/8" plexiglass (4' x 8' sheets) using a jig saw with a fine tooth woodworking blade.   Worked well with the blue protective film on.  When I took the film off and made a cut, th...
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 24 11,670 01-29-2017, 08:47 AM
  0 Thread: Thin kerf blade users
Post: RE: Thin kerf blade users

been using a thin kerf forrester for years with no stiffener and have not had a problem.  Got it originally for my underpowered crapsmans. later, I got a 5 hp unisaw and did not change the blade.
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 9 5,873 11-19-2016, 08:04 AM
  0 Thread: Fios
Post: RE: Fios

FIOS is great.  Had the triple play at my old house in MA and now have internet only at new house in VA.  Install takes a while as they have to run new fiber to the house on install a terminal box, ba...
jgrogan Home Improvement 8 4,582 11-13-2016, 07:53 AM
  0 Thread: $99 Festool 5" Sander with free ***** and $50 off your next Festool Tool
Post: RE: $99 Festool 5" Sander with free ***** and $50 ...

just got the same email.  shipping on March 16th. so much for xmas.  cancelling my order (one way to shorten waiting time)
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 124 84,361 11-08-2016, 07:58 PM
  0 Thread: Tub removal help
Post: Re: Tub removal help

but be careful of the enamel. sharp as broken glass. don't ask how I know
jgrogan Home Improvement 3 2,425 05-22-2016, 08:07 AM
  0 Thread: John McAlister
Post: Re: John McAlister

Sad to hear. I connected with John about 20 yrs ago after seeing a picture of one of his grandfather clocks on line. I sent him a note about his clock and that began a wonderful on line relationship....
jgrogan Woodworking 2 1,645 05-22-2016, 07:57 AM
  0 Thread: wiring home network
Post: Re: wiring home network

research structured wiring and you will get lots of answers[br][br]While your two data streams come in different locations, you might want to have the two connections come together in a central locati...
jgrogan Home Improvement 8 4,065 03-27-2016, 07:28 AM
  0 Thread: Cook top trials and tribulations
Post: Re: Cook top trials and tribulations

very timely. I am in the process of rehabbing a house and was planning to use an induction cooktop. this was based on research but not actual experience. I feel better about the choice[br][br]thank...
jgrogan Home Improvement 3 5,639 01-22-2016, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: It's Snowblower Season
Post: Re: It's Snowblower Season

I feel your pain. Last year, we got 10 FEET of snow in boston.[br]I moved south. More expensive than a new snow blower, but I am much happier
jgrogan Home Improvement 10 9,126 01-13-2016, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Hanging Air Cleaner ideas needed
Post: Re: Hanging Air Cleaner ideas needed

had the same issue. I had my air cleaner mounted directly to the floor joist because of head room. I used shock absorber bushings. Cheap easy and did the job
jgrogan Woodworking Power Tools 5 4,714 12-21-2015, 05:39 PM
  0 Thread: stand mixer
Post: Re: stand mixer

I just bought the kitchenaid 6 qt at Costco. Best price around and it has a $50 coupon if you purchase before xmas. Drawback is that they only have three colors.
jgrogan Home Improvement 9 3,827 12-05-2015, 08:10 AM
  0 Thread: small piece of metal needed
Post: Re: small piece of metal needed

I understand, but you may find that you dont need to silence the clock. I have 5 (yes 5) tall case clocks in my house. I find the chiming at night to be comforting rather than disruptive.
jgrogan Woodworking 5 3,286 09-26-2015, 02:43 PM

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