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  0 Thread: Clamping mitered Legs
Post: Clamping mitered Legs

I'm sure it's been discussed, but couldn't search on it I'm making a cabinet out of 1 1/2 x  x 2 1/2 alder, and want the front legs to look like a solid 2 1/2 piece.  Cutting and splining them is e...
DaveBozeman Woodworking 11 469 01-01-2022, 04:28 PM
  0 Thread: Dust collector hose recommendations?
Post: RE: Dust collector hose recommendations?

In this same line.. I have some 4" dust collection hose that doesn't "accordion", it's more like a normal hose, taking out of the box, on the floor it measures 10 feet, doesn't really stretch, and...
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,487 07-02-2021, 06:33 PM
  0 Thread: Measuring dust collector cfm?
Post: RE: Measuring dust collector cfm?

TDKPE Wrote: (03-14-2021, 06:53 AM) -- It sounds like he used diameter in that web calculator on his first try, but the input is in radius.  Which is a little odd for that application since round duc...
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,776 03-15-2021, 10:42 AM
  0 Thread: Measuring dust collector cfm?
Post: RE: Measuring dust collector cfm?

I reread your post.. I missed the radius, and used diameter.. the numbers are more what I expected 250cfm at the blast gate, 150cfm to the tool.. system needs an upgrade :)
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,776 03-13-2021, 05:58 PM
  0 Thread: Measuring dust collector cfm?
Post: RE: Measuring dust collector cfm?

Does this site seem accurate ? https://www.engineering.com/calculators/airflow.htm
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,776 03-12-2021, 02:08 PM
  0 Thread: Measuring dust collector cfm?
Post: Measuring dust collector cfm?

I have a small Handheld Anemometer where I can measure wind speed at the blast gate.. is there anyway to know how many cfm it would equate too? I just need a ballpark, to see if I have anywhere nea...
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,776 03-11-2021, 02:12 PM
  0 Thread: 4" Dust gate recommendations?
Post: 4" Dust gate recommendations?

Anyone recommend a good 4" dust gate?  I have plastic Rockler and Woodcraft.. They just seem to stop closing.. no matter how I clean them
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,453 03-08-2020, 01:51 PM
  0 Thread: dust collector remote control
Post: RE: dust collector remote control

If I'm reading it right.. I use a Long Ranger.. have one for 220 and another for 110 I've had the 220 for at least 20 years
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 20 5,099 11-05-2019, 05:15 PM
  0 Thread: Metal detector
Post: Metal detector

Any recommendations for a good priced metal detector.. to find nails, etc.. in reclaimed wood? So far, looking at this one: Zircon MetalliScanner m40   ~ $40 tia.. Dave
DaveBozeman Woodworking Hand Tools 0 909 10-27-2019, 03:23 PM
  0 Thread: Reclaimed lumber project
Post: RE: Reclaimed lumber project

Thank you for the replies! WxMan.. yes.. very similar idea.
DaveBozeman Woodworking 7 3,012 09-13-2019, 04:52 PM
  0 Thread: Reclaimed lumber project
Post: Reclaimed lumber project

I want to make a sideboard using reclaimed lumber, never done it before, looking for any good hints on how to keep the wood looking old. I was going to make a chassis and attach the "old" wood on t...
DaveBozeman Woodworking 7 3,012 09-11-2019, 12:40 PM
  0 Thread: First time spraying advice
Post: RE: First time spraying advice

For the water based finishes... just because of the easier cleanup.. what pressure should i try to spray at? It's a low cost (cheap) Harbor Fright HVLP gun.. it has it's own regulator on it as well ...
DaveBozeman Finishing 11 4,911 06-16-2019, 04:48 PM
  0 Thread: exterior screws for cedar
Post: RE: exterior screws for cedar

I built 4 cedar Adirondack chairs in the last year... used these: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B018UPFTZC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o04_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1 I would have preferred torx too.. ...
DaveBozeman Woodworking 13 7,969 06-16-2019, 11:42 AM
  0 Thread: First time spraying advice
Post: RE: First time spraying advice

thanks all for the replies!
DaveBozeman Finishing 11 4,911 06-15-2019, 03:36 PM
  0 Thread: First time spraying advice
Post: First time spraying advice

I want to try spraying a clear finish on some cabinets for my hobby room..  Any suggestions on a finish that I should try as a first timer?
DaveBozeman Finishing 11 4,911 06-13-2019, 03:11 PM
  0 Thread: Planer adjustments
Post: RE: Planer adjustments

I reset to the .02.. thanks for the reasons why it's correct. The one thing I can measure.. is how tight the spring tension should be on the in-feed roller... how does everyone set theirs?
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 5 2,168 05-26-2019, 03:54 PM
  0 Thread: Planer adjustments
Post: Planer adjustments

I have a new Jet Planer.. looking for suggestions on setting the in-feed and out-feed roller heights for best performance. The manual says both should be .02" below the cutter head.   That left ...
DaveBozeman Woodworking Power Tools 5 2,168 05-23-2019, 07:29 PM
  0 Thread: Drying Rack
Post: RE: Drying Rack

that's a nice rack.. its going on my to build list
DaveBozeman Woodworking 10 3,610 01-31-2019, 04:15 PM
  0 Thread: LED work light
Post: RE: LED work light

Sean® Wrote: (01-25-2019, 08:07 PM) -- I have this one.  No batteries for me cause of the cold.  I like it. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01ACIFPYA/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o02__o00_s00?ie=...
DaveBozeman Woodworking 12 4,891 01-25-2019, 11:53 PM
  0 Thread: Exterior Cedar finish?
Post: RE: Exterior Cedar finish?

I used a Minwax water base finish.. it looks exactly like I wanted.. darkened the decar just a tad, but no yellowish cast.. perfect.. thank you
DaveBozeman Finishing 5 2,004 01-13-2019, 06:50 PM

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