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9 days ago

Edge joint question - 1 reply

Ok. My daughter has a frame she wants to put a glass in and use it for a cabinet door. The corners are 45 and she does not want a spline and I have no way to install a biscuit, which I am not sure if either would be strong enough anyway. I have suggested cutting the 45s off and doing a lap joint which at this time is all I could help her with, m...

138 days ago

Air Brush - 5 replies

Looking to purchase a air brush with compressor for my grandson to use on his models. I would like to spend under $100.00 but would like something he can grow into. Any suggestions?

148 days ago

Swing arms for lamps - 1 reply

Anybody out there every build a swing-arm lamp? If so can you inform me where to purchase the arms or if you made it yourself, how? Thanks

156 days ago

Benchtop drill press - 10 replies

Ok. I don’t have the time to do any research, I’m just way to busy working on my house. My wife has informed me that she plans on purchasing me a benchtop drill press on her way home from work tonight so I need to know which one of these that is in the budget will serve me best. I know they are not high powered so I will be limited b...

161 days ago

Paint with primer - 3 replies

Is paint with primer added really worth the extra money? I’m not as concerned about the number of coats it takes to cover, as I am durability. I am comparing Behr paint with and without the primer. Thanks.

164 days ago

LOST: "We love to work the wood" - 2 replies

This morning, 3-19-14, at just before 9am there was a We love to work the wood posted that I was called away from. By the time I returned there was a new We love to work the wood and I have exhausted every avenue I can to try to recover it. can anyone help? maybe just the name of of the person who was posted there would help. Thanks

174 days ago

Beisemeyer fence - 6 replies

I have the Beisemeyer fence that came with my Craftsman tablesaw but I am planning to put on the Incra fence so I am wondering what would be a good price for the Beisemeyer. It is still in its unopened box.

178 days ago

Gluing an edge to face - 5 replies

I am in the process of making two small corner shelves, 24 inches tall by six inches deep with three shelves each. Just want to know if I am asking for trouble by just joining the edge to the face with just a glue joint. The are made out of some recycled pine. Thanks.

231 days ago

Pizza Peels - 3 replies

I have seen cutting board after cutting board and just love most of the designs everyone comes up with, but I am wanting to make a Pizza Peel and would like to see YOUR peel designs and ideas for this project. Thanks in advance.

232 days ago

mobile base - 4 replies

Finally, after eight years I get to unpack my Craftsman 22124 which I bought at an incredibly low price then moved and had to put it into storage. So after I get it opened and assembled this weekend I will need to put it on a mobile base. My question is which mobile base would you recommend for this saw which will be moved in and out of a garag...

269 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...

273 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.

288 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

296 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...

299 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

313 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...

315 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...

592 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

857 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 ...

864 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 ...

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