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  0 Thread: Sprinkler system no longer coming, on any ideas?
Post: RE: Sprinkler system no longer coming, on any idea...

So did you get it fixed?
AlanBienlein Home Improvement 21 10,217 04-24-2017, 07:19 PM
  0 Thread: For those of you with left tilt saws which do you prefer?
Post: RE: For those of you with left tilt saws which do ...

(04-19-2017, 12:51 PM)daddo Wrote: I've always had the left tilt. What can you do with a right tilt you can't do with a left tilt? The fence rides on both sides- I've cut on both sides. When you mo...
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 18 7,606 04-19-2017, 07:24 PM
  0 Thread: Sprinkler system no longer coming, on any ideas?
Post: RE: Sprinkler system no longer coming, on any idea...

(04-03-2017, 10:32 PM)themoon Wrote: I also have a Rainbird. I can't see where to put in any batteries though.  Beyond removing some actual screws I'm not sure if it has a battery backup. I went ahe...
AlanBienlein Home Improvement 21 10,217 04-15-2017, 03:25 PM
  0 Thread: Router in TS wing question
Post: RE: Router in TS wing question

This is how mine is setup and it's never in the way. I can't remember the last time I had to remove the fence for the router in order to make a cut on the table saw.
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 7 3,403 04-09-2017, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: hide glue
Post: RE: hide glue

We use 315# hide glue for all of the joinery in our guitars. When we make batches of hide glue nothing but water is added as anything else added weakens the glue. Heat is your friend while gluing and ...
AlanBienlein Woodworking 5 3,307 03-27-2017, 04:10 AM
  0 Thread: Router extension wing TS 3650
Post: RE: Router extension wing TS 3650

I went from this om my TS3650 To this.
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 8 7,532 02-12-2017, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Bosch (Reaxx) Lost Suit to SawStop news
Post: RE: Bosch (Reaxx) Lost Suit to SawStop news

My local Woodcraft can't keep sawstops in stock. He commented that no sooner he gets them in and put in the back he's pulling them right back out. Amazing considering the first saws you see in the win...
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 173 99,325 02-07-2017, 05:10 AM
  0 Thread: Garage Door: Torsion Spring vs. Extension Spring
Post: RE: Garage Door: Torsion Spring vs. Extension Spr...

There should be a safety cable that passes thru the extension spring that contains it if it breaks. If you don't have that on your doors and a professional installer did it shame on him for doing an i...
AlanBienlein Home Improvement 14 9,993 01-29-2017, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: My Generator Won't Start
Post: RE: My Generator Won't Start

Any update if you got it working yet?
AlanBienlein Home Improvement 104 58,849 11-19-2016, 02:53 PM
  0 Thread: Remote control vent louvers?
Post: RE: Remote control vent louvers?

It was on Ask this Old House. You can control the temp of each room independently as each room requires a sensor that plugs into an existing outlet. You can also control it with an app on your smartph...
AlanBienlein Home Improvement 11 6,300 11-19-2016, 02:51 PM
  0 Thread: Which 1/2" power drill?
Post: RE: Which 1/2" power drill?

(11-16-2016, 07:48 PM)bob-t Wrote: I have this HF one.  Works well lots of torque. Not used daily only when need extra size.  Great at slow speed. Bob I'll second that. Been using mine to mix shee...
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 20 13,603 11-16-2016, 10:55 PM
  0 Thread: Can't log in
Post: RE: Can't log in

Can't log in with chrome Firefox or explorer. I get the message that the woodnet forum page isn't working and is currently unable to handle the request. Fortunately I'm still logged in on my phone.
AlanBienlein Software Update Complete 22 13,714 10-30-2016, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: It is never too late -- SawStop
Post: RE: It is never too late -- SawStop

A blade guard doesn't stop accidents like this from happening. I still vividly remember pickiing up one coworkers two fingers and thumb after he cut them off ripping strips of laminate for counter top...
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 37 23,829 10-26-2016, 03:57 AM
  0 Thread: Removing wood dust from open-pore wood
Post: RE: Removing wood dust from open-pore wood

I've found vacuuming the wood works very well. Sometimes a pink eraser helps to as that is how we remove the chalk from Spanish cedar after fitting the neck and tail blocks on arch top guitars.
AlanBienlein Woodworking 9 4,886 10-23-2016, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Safety Alert seen on Frank Howarth video
Post: RE: Safety Alert seen on Frank Howarth video

All I saw was someone who was paying attention to what he was doing and knew the correct course of action to take based on the feedback he was getting from the saw and wood.
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 11 7,076 08-08-2016, 05:33 AM
  0 Thread: Electrolysis for rust - charger problem
Post: RE: Electrolysis for rust - charger problem

(07-30-2016, 06:18 PM)dspeer Wrote: I have a couple of old planes that I would like to fix. They're grimy, dirty and rusty, so I decided on using a battery charger for electrolysis. I've done it bef...
AlanBienlein Woodworking 9 6,507 07-31-2016, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: Small crosscut saw for instrument making
Post: RE: Small crosscut saw for instrument making

We just use Japanese saws for cutting sides to length or other various items on a guitar. It really just comes down to learning the proper technique of cutting on the pull stroke.
AlanBienlein Woodworking Hand Tools 18 9,567 07-31-2016, 08:43 AM
  0 Thread: older rigid 18v nicad tools
Post: RE: older rigid 18v nicad tools

(07-29-2016, 12:24 PM)Robert Adams Wrote: What he said. Course I haven't seen a working nicad for over 4 years now. They typically have a two year lifespan.       I have a bag of ridgid 18v nicad E...
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 13 10,011 07-29-2016, 06:59 PM
  0 Thread: older rigid 18v nicad tools
Post: RE: older rigid 18v nicad tools

Yes they are compatible with the tools but you will need to get a new charger designed to charge the lithium batteries. I just bought a new drill with two lithium batteries and charger as it was cheap...
AlanBienlein Woodworking Power Tools 13 10,011 07-29-2016, 06:44 AM
  0 Thread: Power To the Shop
Post: Re: Power To the Shop

daddo said:[blockquote]AlanBienlein said:When I ran power to the new shop I just spray painted the path on the ground and went to work. By the time I got home that evening the wife had most of the 60'...
AlanBienlein Home Improvement 7 4,402 07-07-2016, 06:51 PM

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