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|455 days ago||
Best disposable gloves for Polyurethane? - 19 replies
The gloves I have dessolve when applying poly. I remember reading somewhere that the answer is : Nitrile Gloves Is that what I should be using? I saw them somewhere for $10/100
|487 days ago||
What do you think these are - 2 replies
I think these are tools to make fishing nets and rope but I really have no idea.
|620 days ago||
Epoxy -will it harden - 13 replies
I messed up and was not paying attention to detail and did not use enough hardener in the mix. Will it ever harden? It was approximately:1 to .70 mix Epoxy to Hardener:
|660 days ago||
Dewalt or poter cable lithium ion? - 23 replies
I have been looking for a long time now. (2 years) and I want to buy a new set of battery tools. Here is my choice so far. PORTER-CABLE 4-Tool 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Combo Kit 4-Tool 18-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Combo Kit Item #: 39443 | Model #:PCL418C-2 $255 or DEWALT 4-Tool 18-Volt Cordless Combo KitItem #: 311386 | Mode...
|821 days ago||
1000 and counting? - 3 replies
I noticed that I was up to 1000 comments, gezzz I think I should shut my mouth and stop typing. The old adage about god giving me 2 ears and one mouth and to use them in that proportion but in this case 2 eyes and 8 fingers, 2 thumbs) seems more appropriate) :) I enjoy all your guys that have posted and I like letting you know when somethi...
|824 days ago||
Smokin Pipes - what wood to use - 8 replies
Hi Guys, I have been thinking of trying a pipe these past few months. I was wondering if any of you have made your own? I did see a few jocks here have made them and I will contact them for advice. But do you have any suggestions on wood types and tips?
|848 days ago||
Pull out draws - best design? - 7 replies
Hello Guys (that includes girls :)I have to build about 16 slide out draws/shelves and I wanted your opinion on easy (best design) for quick but strong draws. I have build 3 types in the past any ideas, links or suggestions? This is what I was going to do sinc eit was simple, fast and easy but I am open to any suggestions: But I have ...
|850 days ago||
Saw dust over load - - 10 replies
I keep meaning to empty the bag but it was snowy and cold and I am retired and lazy I guess. I forgot this morning and milled a few boards for some pull out draws I was going to start today. Instead I had to spend an hour + cleaning up the sawdust <laugh> Ya think after living 51 years I would have a clue :) So I donned the dust mask an...
|912 days ago||
HVLP - needs suggestions on how to - 8 replies
I bought the Earlex Spray Station Pro HVLP and used it for the first time this weekend. I need some suggestions Problem:Spray was splotchy, seemed like it was not atomizing enough. I adjusted the flow (back knob) it got a little betterfinish ran through the cup in about 40 secUsed Polyurethane and stain (all in one) it stinks but that is ...
|944 days ago||
long life ending and my dad - 38 replies
For those of you that pray, please say a few words for my Mom, Dad is in the hospital and his time on earth is short. My Mom is/will having a hard time and could use your prays. I am more of a science guy but God and I talk a lot. Well mostly I talk and he just listens and looks down I guess. Thanks
|965 days ago||
Snow sleigh anyone ever build one? - 22 replies
We have lots of snow up here and I was thinking about building some type of sled that could be used to slay riding and maybe even be pulled behind my ATV. I did a quick search here for “sleigh snow” but was not lucky enough to find anything. Any thoughts?
|979 days ago||
dremel reduce copy and engraver - 3 replies
I am looking for an attachment that will reduce copy and engraver. I am thinking about using the dermel but with an attachment that can trace and reduce an image (letters pictures etc) I have seen things that can do it with a pencil so I am sure it can be done with a dermel. I am just hoping I do not have t6o make it :) although it is not th...
|984 days ago||
Bandsaw blades - reue old - 11 replies
I have several old band saw blades (97 inch I think), not really old just dull. I hit a nail on one..etc What can I do with them? Can they be resharpens? For $35 bucks the seem like disposable items. Besides throwing them in the trash what can I do with them?
|990 days ago||
Springs (large) for vacum hoses -orbital sander - 5 replies
I am looking for a large spring to hold my 2 1/2” vacuum hose. Some thing that I can hang from the ceiling to suspend my hose while I “sand away”. I saw the Wood Whisperer use it on a Festool Sander (I think) but have not been able to find one anywhere, which means I am not looking in the right place. Any hints?Yes I did ask...
|1027 days ago||
Refinish but not restore - How to? - 4 replies
Suggestion please :) I have two older pieces of furniture (junk to most people) that I want to refinish. They are old and weathered, chipped paint and worn down to bare wood in spots. I want to keep all of that. I will keep these outside under a protected porch open to the weather. My plan is to lightly wire brush the loss paint chips...
|1150 days ago||
Pole Barn - cost and how to - 11 replies
I was thinking of building a Pole barn type garage for my 2 cars (and a few extras), 24×30 10 foot high, metal roof only, no sides, sight is already prepd and ready to go. Contractor said $6700 does that sound right? I have not priced a truss in a long time. If I was not so far up in the woods I would build it myself (with a little ...
|1263 days ago||
Nitrocellulose Lacor repair - 5 replies
I have done a little research but need some guidance on this. My step-son tried to clean his new table top and damaged the finish (about a 6 inch circular spot) and then to make matter worse he scratched another section (8 inch scratch (in the finish only, not the wood). The finish looks like a mat or satin finish on dark wood. Can you reco...
|1307 days ago||
The New Yankee Workshop Calls it Quits? - 8 replies
I just saw this :The New YankeeWorkshop Calls it QuitsWOOD Magazine just received word from WGBH in Boston that The New Yankee Workshop is ending production after 21 seasons. Norm Abram, the carpenter turned furnituremaker made famous by this show, will continue to host This Old House on PBS, now in its 30th year. “We’ve had a great ...
|1412 days ago||
I am looking for a hose and attachment that can connect my sander to my vac. I could use duct tape but that seems a bit messy <grin>. Has anyone found/use/ have or know where I could find one? Maybe I should call Dewalt? Quick update 0 Still retiredStill love not workingStill hate our government representatives that don’t represe...
|1486 days ago||
Dust collectin and plastic pipe - 38 replies
I read somewhere (here probably) that pastic pipe for duct work can be dangerous to ones survival, a static charge can build up and BOOM! no more shop. How over rated is this fear? Mettle seems to be very expensive and plastic so very cheep. Any cost effective alternatives or can I build with plastic? 20×20 garage shop JET DC-1100, 1-...