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  0 Thread: New door wont stay shut
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Sorry,,went back to work..I'll try working in it when I can but may leave it for someone else
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-25-2020, 08:34 AM
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Thanks rfd8w5. The hinges sit flush and the screws also. I didnt give a harder look at the weather stripping yet,,but it is a folded type, like an arc you can peel open and that's where the screws ...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-23-2020, 06:16 PM
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Lol I got the latch pretty good so I can skip the lipstick. Now the only problem I see now is that the door sits a bit proud of the jamb on the lock/latch side. It was like that before but the...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-23-2020, 03:20 PM
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Thanks Robert and Mike. Mike,,,I'm going to attempt your method. The lock set works very nice..no binding or anything like that. You're correct,,I havent done this before...I replaced hollow core i...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 11:36 PM
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I'll try that tomorrow,,I'm not home (Quotes aren't working for me)
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 08:22 PM
  0 Thread: New door wont stay shut
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Yes i did that and the latch now goes in the hole
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 08:20 PM
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Jteneyck Yes,,,it looks like the strike plate is low but all the holes were pre drilled at the factory. When the fridge came,,the guy and I were struggling to get the hinge pins out. We got the m...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 05:02 PM
  0 Thread: New door wont stay shut
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Barnowl: "A friend of mine is a contractor, And I’ve seen him trim strike plates with his Dremel tool when he installed a door. That’s probably what your contractor will do." I did that to a spare...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 04:59 PM
  0 Thread: New door wont stay shut
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When things like this happen and they cant do it right the first time indont give them a second chance to mess it up even more. Though,,he is supposed to come back to finish some sheet rock,,I'd rath...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 03:21 PM
  0 Thread: New door wont stay shut
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I had a new exterior door installed about 2 weeks ago. It's a fiberglass door with leaded glass and it came with the jamb. I had a carpenter with "45 years" experience install it. When he was finish...
Marc Home Improvement 23 6,305 02-22-2020, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: need to make a gauge block
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I gave it one last shot. I forgot to set the height on the table rollers,,they were at their lowest position. Once raised, the infeed roller took the wood right in a threw chips all over the baseme...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-19-2020, 06:03 PM
  0 Thread: need to make a gauge block
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The guy who sold me the planer (around 2010 or 11) gave me some rectangular magnets and said they're good for holding the knives. I used them on my jointer. I havent touched that since I rebuilt it,...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-19-2020, 08:28 AM
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Thanks Mike,,I just looked at the tips...but my indicator tip doesnt unscrew. To make it worse,,the small indicator came today and that tip doesnt unscrew either. I like your idea of shimming the en...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-18-2020, 08:36 PM
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The last two comments explain a lot...and also confirm my thoughts on getting rid of this. And...Tablesaw tom was correct with the flat tip on the di,,I dont have one though. I think I'm looking for...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-18-2020, 09:02 AM
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With my half a$$ed jig under the cutter head (not knife edge) I get 2 readings end to end.. I think it's off. 003 (not sure how to read it) so I ha e to guess I need to fix the bed first
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-17-2020, 06:05 PM
  0 Thread: need to make a gauge block
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Thanks mike4244 ,,late last night I thought it might be easier to use the blocks of wood. It would be much quicker to slide them to see if there is a low or high spot...then the di can show how much I...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-17-2020, 07:09 AM
  0 Thread: need to make a gauge block
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Thanks for the replies. I'm taking all suggestions in so I can try the easiest way, for me. So far this is where I'm at: problem #1 is this is an amt planer so quality is out the window. My ...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-16-2020, 08:34 PM
  0 Thread: need to make a gauge block
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Thanks mstrcarpenter and Robin dobbie. I will definitely watch the video. I know of bob from owwm. I hate fiddling with things,,setting the knives almost made me lose my mind. I think it was 2 years...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-16-2020, 09:17 AM
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Oh,,so I dont NEED to do it exactly as they say? I have a dial indicator....I just have to rig it to keep it in there. I remember trying this and got really frustrated. I was trying to get my hand u...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-15-2020, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: need to make a gauge block
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Im trying to set up my 15" thickness planer because I took the whole thing apart a while back to clean it and change the bearings. Ive been putting it off because every time I try to adjust something...
Marc Woodworking 19 5,226 02-15-2020, 07:55 PM

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