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    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

    Last Post By: Mike Heidrick Today, 2:15 AM Go to last post
    Kev Williams

    Self-driving cars--seriously?

    Thread Starter: Kev Williams

    I'm perfectly fine with self-braking cars, and self-parking cars, but I for one DO NOT want to share any roadway whatsoever with a self-DRIVING car. I'm worried enough about driving next to human-driven cars, especially when on one of my bikes. At least humans can usually hear HORNS. I...

    Last Post By: Carlos Alvarez Yesterday, 6:01 PM Go to last post
    Matt Mattingley

    What is your preferred measurement scale?

    Thread Starter: Matt Mattingley

    I’m somewhat of an old gear head Imperial system . I’ve come to the point that I don’t even like writing down fractions anymore. I’d rather write down decimals of an inch (ie.12.656 than 12 21/32) If I’m calling it out, to be cut by a partner, I work to 1/16” Light, half, or heavy. This gets...

    Last Post By: Halgeir Wold Yesterday, 4:04 PM Go to last post
    Jim Koepke

    Not in my Home!!!

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    These home helpers have not appealed to me, now they seem even more treacherous: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/technology/alexa-siri-hidden-command-audio-attacks.html?action=click&module=Ribbon&pgtype=Article

    Last Post By: Carlos Alvarez Yesterday, 6:11 PM Go to last post
    Matt Lau

    What tools should I avoid--to avoid developing bad habits?

    Thread Starter: Matt Lau

    After a few years of reading threads, it seems like there's some tools that the old timers recommend against (except for very specialized circumstances, like having parkinson's or motor control issues): - dovetail guides - jointer plane perpendicular fence. I'm pretty sure there's others... ...

    Last Post By: Matt Lau Yesterday, 1:33 PM Go to last post
    Ricc Havens

    Live center help!

    Thread Starter: Ricc Havens

    I have this live center and it's causing a problem. https://woodworker.com/live-center-assembly-2mt-mssu-134-792.asp Photo below - it's lableled Powermatic but looks like a Oneway. I am turning travel coffee mugs with the stainless insert for an upcoming art/crafts fair. After drilling and...

    Last Post By: Len Mullin Today, 3:26 AM Go to last post