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  0 Thread: jointing before glue-up?
Post: RE: jointing before glue-up?

I would think it depends on how well you keep the piece you are ripping consistently tight on the fence when feeding it. I have done glueups both ways.  As long as there is no gap when boards are hel...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking Power Tools 17 834 06-05-2021, 08:46 AM
  0 Thread: How would you attach a granite piece to a table top
Post: RE: How would you attach a granite piece to a tabl...

How can the piece be the entire top if its 18" square?   As others have mentioned silicone adhesive is probably good enough. A wood base should stay attached if they move the table around by picking ...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 12 827 06-05-2021, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: New 23 guage micro pinner
Post: New 23 guage micro pinner

Been looking at the metabo micropinner that can shoot up to 1 and 3/8" headless pins. I have a Senco that i have had to 15 years that goes up to 1 inch and it has been giving me fits with a lot of mi...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,295 05-17-2021, 08:40 AM
  0 Thread: Shower valve
Post: RE: Shower valve

If you overtighten the shower head or the hose on either end if you have a handheld, the rubber washers can close up restricting the flow. Only hand tighten and a 1/4 turn more to stop drips or get a...
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 5 409 05-06-2021, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Advice needed for finishing an old pine table top (completed)
Post: RE: Advice needed for finishing an old pine table ...

Post some pictures of both pieces so we can see how different the colors are.  Some would say its heresey to sand out the character of an antique table and lose the "patina". I would suggest a good c...
WoodworkerTom Finishing 19 938 04-28-2021, 04:10 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing up exterior furniture
Post: RE: Gluing up exterior furniture

Beautiful table. No advice on the glue but I would suggest getting a helper to speed up the glue application. That's a lot of parts to get done. Good luck.
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 11 809 04-26-2021, 07:16 PM
  0 Thread: Ogam Mult rip Machine
Post: RE: Ogam Mult rip Machine

You mentioned you had the chain adjusted recently so I figured other variables can be at play.  Chain should always be the first variable to review. Pressure rollers that contact the board at differen...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking Power Tools 3 552 04-21-2021, 08:35 PM
  0 Thread: Ogam Mult rip Machine
Post: RE: Ogam Mult rip Machine

Try posting this question on woodweb.  That site is more for the wood industry trades and people that have probably had experience with your particular machine. My only experience is with a Mareen Jo...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking Power Tools 3 552 04-20-2021, 07:45 AM
  0 Thread: How would you reach the peak of our house to paint it
Post: RE: How would you reach the peak of our house to p...

An extension ladder with a ladder jack and plank long enough to sit on the ridge.  Then you can use an 8 ft step ladder on the plank with step ladder leaned against the house. You should be able to re...
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 25 1,621 04-02-2021, 08:58 AM
  0 Thread: Need a source for stainless steel plate
Post: RE: Need a source for stainless steel plate

Home Depot has door kickplates.  Not sure of guage but that might work
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 21 1,862 02-28-2021, 03:52 PM
  0 Thread: Furnace Question
Post: RE: Furnace Question

My guy told me repair any part that goes bad but replace if it's the heat exchanger.  He also said in all his years he only came across 2 bad heat exchangers  New appliances, furnaces etc are not as ...
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 21 1,441 01-27-2021, 05:16 PM
  0 Thread: Weber Natural Gas grill issue
Post: RE: Weber Natural Gas grill issue

So I undid the flex hose from the black pipe and no blockage. Hooked it back up and tapped the pressure reducing valve with my wrench and now the grill starts fine. I did have a squirrel chew the or...
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 7 808 01-24-2021, 08:13 PM
  0 Thread: species that looks like hickory?
Post: RE: species that looks like hickory?

Pecan is in the same family but may be hard to find. Black Ash would probably be a close substitute. If you are trying to match calico hickory then I am at a loss.
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 14 1,351 01-22-2021, 09:37 AM
  0 Thread: Weber Natural Gas grill issue
Post: Weber Natural Gas grill issue

Went to grill dinner tonight and I cant hear the gas flowing and when one of the four burners light, flame is barely present. It's a natural gas hookup and I am in Chicago so it's cold outside. Used...
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 7 808 01-17-2021, 07:59 PM
  0 Thread: Insulating floor over crawlspace
Post: RE: Insulating floor over crawlspace

I had baseboard radient heat in my last house and after the final register the return pipe to the boiler went a header with pex tubing that was stapled to the underside of the subflooring. Reflective...
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 19 1,207 01-10-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: Wood identification request try 2
Post: RE: Wood identification request try 2

Face pic reminds me of african mahoghany.
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 12 1,081 01-09-2021, 08:04 PM
  0 Thread: aromatic cedar no smell?
Post: RE: aromatic cedar no smell?

I think it can lose some of its smell over time. I restored an antique cedar chest that somebody put at the curb. I lightly sanded the inside the get rid of some scuffs and marks. It did not reall...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 4 694 01-09-2021, 08:02 PM
  0 Thread: built in project with lateral files
Post: RE: built in project with lateral files

I would use 3/4" baltic birch for the file drawers and get good heavy duty hanging rails. We have office furniture from Ashley and they used 1/2" and crappy rails. They distort with the weight of th...
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 2 363 01-01-2021, 10:41 AM
  0 Thread: Hardwood floor repair question
Post: RE: Hardwood floor repair question

On one of those home improvement (Restoring Galviston???) shows they used a mosaic tile to fill in the void. Then you dont need to match either wood species.
WoodworkerTom Home Improvement 7 979 12-30-2020, 11:04 PM
  0 Thread: Wood identification request
Post: RE: Wood identification request

Phillipine mahoghany, or Luan is my guess.
WoodworkerTom Woodworking 8 711 12-29-2020, 05:21 PM

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