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|17 days ago||
May be a silly question, but...... - 3 replies
here goes anyway. I just mistakenly sprayed on a high gloss finish of paint on a project and it was suppose to be Satin, and would like to know if I were to spray on a clear coat of a satin finish over that would it dull the shine. I remember as a kid Testers made a spray called Dull Coat that did just that. If I must I will go and buy a can o...
|21 days ago||
HTC2000 mobile base - 2 replies
I own a HTC2000 mobile base rated at 500 pound capacity and would like to know if anyone knows if this rating is accurate. I want to put my Grizzly GO500 jointer on it and it weighs in at 461 pounds. Yes or No? Thanks.
|36 days ago||
Harbor freight HVLP question - 1 reply
I recently purchased item 67181 HVLP and would like to know if it is possible to find different size nozzles that will work with this gun. It comes with a 1.5mm and I would like to find a 2.0 if possible. Thanks
|44 days ago||
Siphon feed spray gun - 1 reply
A few years back I inherited a siphon feed spray gun and a compressor from my wife’s uncle. The spray gun is a vintage Craftsman 191.15614 and today for the first time ever I test sprayed some 1Xs to get the feel of it. I am hooked on spraying, this old gun put on a very nice even coat of paint. O.K. being new to this I am unfamiliar wi...
|47 days ago||
Ridgid compact router R2401 - 12 replies
I am interested in purchasing this router but I am unable to find out if Ridgid will come out with a plunge base for it in the future. Does anyone have any knowledge on this. Thanks
|61 days ago||
Decided on the Ridgid ROS - 2 replies
Thanks everyone who responded to my FRUSTRATED post. To let you know I have decided to go with the Rdgid because even though this one was one of the three I had problems with it was the nicest of the group and lasted the longest. Second, living in a city that doesn’t have much but the big box stores I have to depend sometimes on Home Dep...
|62 days ago||
Frustrated - 44 replies
OK. Over the last six months I have purchased and returned three brand name random orbital sanders which all had a four plus star rating, two of which I gave three chances each. My problem has been that the hook and loop pad does not hook and loop very long and soon after that the brake clutch does not want to do its job either. Throughout all o...
|340 days ago||
Gluing Lego plates to plywood - 5 replies
Just would like to know what glue would be best for gluing Lego plates to plywood. Thanks
|605 days ago||
Hole in the wall - 4 replies
The home I currently own has a hole in the wall in the garage from the previous owners anger issue. Anyway, I thought instead of repairing it I would cut out that section and build in a shelving unit to house some tools. My issue is it is a wall that leads into the house and it is insulated. I am just game to do it but the wife is a stickler ...
|612 days ago||
Painting raw Knotty Pine - 5 replies
I just finished a large project using pine and some plywood, and now I need to put on the WHITE paint, sorry. I usually don’t paint my projects and in the past when I did, it turned out not so smooooth as I had wished. So, how do I get as smooth as possible finish, (no access to sprayer) using a roller or brush? Which primer, paint and ...
|705 days ago||
Opinion on pocket hole joinery - 27 replies
What is your opinion on pocket holes as joinery? ...................thanks
|1191 days ago||
Mission style bookshelves - 1 reply
I am getting ready to build two sets of Mission style bookshelves combined with window seats in our living room and would like to see YOUR pictures of bookshelves you have built in this style. Thanks Plang
|1196 days ago||
Swing arm lamp plans - 2 replies
Does anyone know where I can find plans for wall mounted swing arm lamps, or someone who sells the mechanism that swings? I have been unable to find anything on the internet for such a creature. Any help would be appriciated. Thanks Plangg
|1257 days ago||
Tile Grout question if you don't mind - 2 replies
I know this is off woodworking, but I just completed a mobile microwave cart and the top is tiled. This is second time my wife put down tile, the first time turned out beautiful. This time though, it turned out gritty and the the color dried lighter then showed on the container so the contrast wasn’t what she wanted. Although the projec...
|1336 days ago||
Piano Hinges - 7 replies
I purchased 48 inch piano hinges from Lowes. I need to cut the to 40 inches for a project. Is this possible? If so, what precautions do I need to take. Thanks Paul
|1350 days ago||
kitchen cabinet doors - 7 replies
My wife wants me to build new doors for our kitchen cabinets and wants them to have beadboard as the paneling to match a spice cabinet I made for her. My question is, what other joints will serve well on the rails and stiles other then cope and stick. I have no way at this time to make anything fancy due to my shop is in storage. At this time...
|1355 days ago||
Mulberry - 6 replies
What can anyone tell me about the Characteristics of Mulberry. I.E. Is it good turning, furniture, or just heating a home. Indoors or out. Anything. Thanks. Plang
|1356 days ago||
Cabinet door hinges - 1 reply
I am building my first cabinet which is a CD/DVD cabinet in which the doors are also shelves. The doors are 3/4 Plywood and are 18X40X7 inches deep and hold about 150 to 200 CDs on its 6 shelves. yes alot of weight. So, never having built a cabinet before I would like to know what type of hinge will hold such weight. I have tried a heavy dut...
|1360 days ago||
edge joining plywood - 6 replies
In a past post I asked about tile over particleboard, and with the responces I received I decided to go with plywood. Thanks for the responces. So now I would like to know if plywood will edge joint as well as solid wood with just a glue joint. I have several sheets of 24X96 but need a pieced that is 34 inches wide by 52 inches long. Remembe...
|1368 days ago||
Will this work in El Paso - 1 reply
I have an inventory of five eights inch dog eared cedar that is used for fencing, no not sword fighting, that came from Home Depot. My grandsons first grade teacher asked me to make an planter box measuring 4’X4’ by about twelve inches deep, and with legs it will set about two foot tall. So my plan is to edge glue, with tightbond, ...