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11-05-2011 08:39 PM

African Mahogany finish - 4 replies

I gotta do some work building exterior beams and rafters made of this African Mahogany. I was wondering which way to go. I want something impervious to the elements ( well uphold well ) along with UV protection. I am looking for an easy to apply product, without sacrificing quality. If I had to choose, it would be quality over ease of use…...

04-30-2010 01:29 PM

1970's model craftsman R.A.S. - 7 replies

I have an older RAS, I actuallu had it for years but never got to set it up. I finally have room to put it up and build a bench around it. This saw is in great shape and has had little or no abuse. I’m looking into blades I should buy. a friend recommended this, 10 deg. positive hook blade with a “triple chip profile”. He says...

04-28-2010 01:00 PM

lights flicker while starting my tablesaw, Maybe a fix? - 24 replies

I started enough trouble in the past few weeks so now I have a question related to my TS. I know this happens to a lot of people, As a matter a fact it’s mostly in home shops. When powering on my TS, my flouresent lights flicker for about 2-3 seconds, almost like a “Brown out”. I was thinking, is it possible to put an inline ca...

04-13-2010 04:41 PM

is there a need to post 10,000 pens? - 158 replies

I love all the work everybody does, I enjoy taking a half hour or so to go through the posts and comment on stuff here and there. It actually became a hobby in itself. One of my favorite things to do is go through the projects and blog posts on the main page. Please don’t take it the wrong way but….. Is it reall neccessary to p...

03-26-2010 05:47 PM

Moving a Piano today.3-26-10 - 18 replies

Does any one have any experience doing just that, moving a Piano? I mean I moved cabinets my whole working life. Big stuff like MDF fixtures for store fronts. Some of this stuff is over 300-400LBS. So heres my perdicament. I only have my pickup truck to move it. “06” silverado, 6 ft bed. I plan on using ramps as it’s on a po...

11-29-2009 05:36 PM

Durable finish for floor thresholds needed, Seeking advice. - 8 replies

Hello everyone, I picked up this job recently, replacing a bunch of thresholds around a home. All of these pieces are interior, but are subject to very high traffic. They had a “Home Cheapo” floor installed three years ago. The real touch series by dupont. Finding material isn’t a problem, the problem is it’s in very s...

04-28-2009 01:37 AM

What tree does it really come from? - 3 replies

This is kind of silly, but trying to get the answer from google was quite a task, and I’m still unsure. I’m pretty sire one of my lumberjock boy got the answer. Cherry does not come from a cherry tree, right? because I’ve never seen a cherry tree that big. At least not one that produces fruit. I’m really not an arboris...

03-20-2009 02:32 PM

Posting on my LJ BLog - 2 replies

I was wondering if there is a way to adjust the size of photos in my blog. I started a fresh one today and all the pictures are huge. here is a link to it. this is one of many contributions. thanks in advance I’ll be on later

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