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|743 days ago||
Airless Pressure on an Earlex 5500 - 13 replies
I want to paint some cabinets. I have an Earlex 5500. I went to Sherwin Williams to get some acrylic latex and read the spec sheet on the paint. It says for spraying I will need a .017-.019 tip. No problem. Then it says that it needs 1500 psi in an airless sprayer. The Earlex is rated at 2.2 psi. All the reviews I have read and the instr...
|750 days ago||
Dust Collection Installation Help - 11 replies
Im getting ready to finally install ductwork for my dust collection system. Until now I would run flexible hoses around the shop. My question is: Has anyone ran ducting below the floor in their shop? Are their considerations that must be taken into account. My thinking tells me ducting below the floor would be just as efficient maybe even ...
|806 days ago||
ShopNotes library - 7 replies
I was extremely happy today to get an email from ShopNotes announcing the sale of a DVD loaded with the last twenty years issues. When the Woodsmith disk came out earlier this year I commented that all we need is ShopNotes and voila it’s happened. I’m not implying that my remark made this happen lol, I’m just vey happy that...
|869 days ago||
How do you make a Circular Frame - 6 replies
I guess the question is: Is there a formula to figure out how wide and long pieces need to be in order to glue them up, then trim them into a circle. Not sure I phrased that right but I want to make a circular frame that is about 20”to the outer edge in diameter and facings that are 1 1/2” wide. No one is going to use a solid p...
|917 days ago||
Threaded brass inserts. How do you install them? - 12 replies
I’m working on a “Dovetail Jig Work Center” designed by Woodsmith. The project calls for a number of threaded inserts to hold different parts of the jig in place. I purchased the inserts from McMasters as suggested in the plan and the bag states I should drill a 3/8” hole to put the insert in. I’m using some b...
|943 days ago||
Wood Magazine 27 Year Compilation - 7 replies
I recently ordered the update to my 25 year compilation of Wood Magazine. For an additional $20 they sent me a new DVD with 2 additional years included. Unfortunately the DVD does not work. I am writing this in hopes it will save many of you some of the agrivation that I experienced in trying to get the DVD replaced. Lets just say that aft...
|970 days ago||
Pest Control: Identifying what you have - 33 replies
Since this is the only site I belong to, and since I have spent almost the entire afternoon looking for an answer, I thought I would post this and ask for advice. I have what appears to be droppings that are black and very moist in varying lenghts that smell musty. Several months ago I found the same thing but quite a bit more, mounded o...
|1429 days ago||
Not sure what forum this should be under but I will try it here. Hope that is ok I have a workshop in my barn that I don’t heat 24 hours a day during the winter. When I want to work I go in and start up a propane heater which brings it up to work temperature in about 30 mins. The shop is well insulated but it does get cold when the heat isn’...