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|1321 days ago||
I was in the house eating dinner tonight, I eat alone because my wife works swing shift, and sat down at a computer and looked at the mail, and it was the wifes. I had sat down in front of the wrong computer. I started counting the machines around the house and shop and was floored as to how they have taken over our lives. When we had kids at ...
|1361 days ago||
My shop possum peed on my keyboard tonight. - 18 replies
I will have to go to goodwill and pickup an new to me usb keyboard in the am. Hate when this happens. She shorted it right out. Had to go to another computer in the house to post this. Had five keys that don’t work now.
|1368 days ago||
Shop Buddys - 13 replies
Wonder how many have a shop buddy to keep you company. I had one of my sons dogs in the shop for a couple of months while he was in Iraq. Her pillow is still in the shop office, and I miss the company. I know now that I need another, and may be getting one tomorrow. Just a thought.
|1439 days ago||
Random Excuse Generator - 0 replies
I just spotted this and had to share, I LOA off. I now I need to build one just to try to stay ahead of my wife unit. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_CvIg_z1rM
|1497 days ago||
Short day gone very long. - 4 replies
The wife’s car started making noises when the breaks were applied. OK I thought, worn break pads, no sweat. I tossed my compressor, rattle gun, a few SAE wrenches and sockets into the trunk and headed to my sons house as he has a nice slab in the carport to work on. On the way I grabbed a set of brake pads from the auto parts store. Pa...
|1768 days ago||
One of my customers has built a number of oversize doors 42×2.25 thick and all the local hardware stores only handle deadbolt and lock sets to fit doors up to just over 1.75 inches thick. Any body know a sorce?
|1841 days ago||
rockwell delta super 900 radial arm saw - 14 replies
I was just given a radial arm saw for the shop. It had been sitting for a number of years under a shed roof with no sides. I have never been a big fan of the radial arm saw, but this one has caught my fancy. I will post before and after pics as I restore it. I was very happy that all joints, levers, and knobs still moved, and the motor runs ...
|2208 days ago||
End grain routing - 2 replies
I haveing a problem with burning on the bottom of some 4.5×4.5 inch pieces that I glued up. The bit is a 1/2 inch roundover bit, it’s a rockler, and almost new. The rest of the pieces are coming out like cutting through butter, the end grain however is getting burnt, I whould love any help. Pete