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  1. And don't even think about trying to pour a slab...

    And don't even think about trying to pour a slab that size DIY.
  2. (60'x120'x.33')/27 =89 cy at 4" thick, 133 cy at...

    (60'x120'x.33')/27 =89 cy at 4" thick, 133 cy at 6" thick. 4" is fine unless you will be running heavy equipment over it. Personally I like to have them add fiber to the mix, it is a cheap way to...
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    Just a reminder

    Home Depot will match Menard's 11% off pricing if you buy during the same time period. I believe, like Menard's, you have to fill out a form and mail it in with your receipt to get store credit. My...
  4. I wall mounted my previous compressor and tilted...

    I wall mounted my previous compressor and tilted it slightly to the drain end and installed a ball valve which made it much easier to drain. Also a long nipple off the bottom to act as a water sump....
  5. Got pulled over for a Coast Guard safety check...

    Got pulled over for a Coast Guard safety check Wednesday. He checked the fire extinguisher and said to periodically tip it upside down and thump it on the bottom with your hand to fluff up the dry...
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    Your picture looks a lot like what happened to me...

    Your picture looks a lot like what happened to me last night. Kicking myself for not taking a picture. I heard a funny noise coming from the refrigerator, opened it up and a full can of whipped...
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    When I did the stranded bamboo overlay, I used...

    When I did the stranded bamboo overlay, I used finish nails. My 18 gauge nailer wouldn't consistently penetrate the hard bamboo, 30% of the time they would just crumple. Could have used my 15 gauge...
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    Go with an Oneida 3 hp with HEPA level filtering...

    Go with an Oneida 3 hp with HEPA level filtering and you will never regret it.
    https://www.oneida-air.com/v-system-3000-hepa-cyclone-dust-collector-v2019
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    Build a jig. Here is mine: I would glue and...

    Build a jig. Here is mine:

    I would glue and finish nail after pre-drilling. That is what we did here on stranded bamboo laminate over 2x treads.
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    With the incredibly low prices on smart TV's...

    With the incredibly low prices on smart TV's these days, I would pull the trigger now and skip any device that tries to do what a built in streaming function would do seamlessly. Otherwise you will...
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    No, not Photobucket! I did a long build thread...

    No, not Photobucket! I did a long build thread on my Jeep years ago with many photos hosted on Photobucket, now the pictures are there but being held captive and all out of focus for anyone viewing...
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    If you can get to the pipe downstairs (PVC I...

    If you can get to the pipe downstairs (PVC I presume?) just cut out a section, reach in and pull it out wearing gloves and put it back together with two Fernco rubber connectors.
  13. Thread: ShopSmith

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    ShopSmith

    Just curious. Anyone here use a ShopSmith? My uncle had one 50 years ago and I see Jesse on Pure Living for Life bought a used one with all of the attachments and did a YouTube segment on it...
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    Poll: Old thread, but here is one I made from scraps I...

    Old thread, but here is one I made from scraps I had around the shop, including the aluminum plate. Used it on two sets of kitchen cabs and a big computer hutch, all raised panel with rails and...
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    Yep. $1.33 per year ain't bad.

    Yep. $1.33 per year ain't bad.
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    I have had Toro paddle style snowblowers for 40...

    I have had Toro paddle style snowblowers for 40 years and never had to spray the plastic chutes.
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    My old Photosmart finally quit printing so I...

    My old Photosmart finally quit printing so I bought an HP Envy 5055 WiFi printer for about $80 at OfficeMax. Printing photos never compared to the ease and low cost of sending them electronically to...
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    Can you explain further? I have one (about 7...

    Can you explain further? I have one (about 7 years old) in my 1023 and the only issues I have is that I need to press down on the forward portion of the splitter before tightening it so it sits flat...
  19. My first reaction is if 90 psi hasn't caused any...

    My first reaction is if 90 psi hasn't caused any problems, why fix it if it isn't broke? On the other hand if pressure spikes are a problem, then any higher than 90 psi is asking for problems. All...
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    One issue not mentioned is the performance of a...

    One issue not mentioned is the performance of a good nano or HEPA rated filter vs a 1 micron bag. But they are way better than the earlier 10 micron bags. Also calculate the filter area of a bag vs...
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    This thread is confirming my decision to not...

    This thread is confirming my decision to not drink the green Kool Aide as a good one. My first power tool is an old B&D 7-1/4" Sawcat purchased while still going to school nearly 50 years ago. ...
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    What tool was that?

    Watching the latest episode of This Old House, they were using a circular saw with a short attached track to cut rafters. First time I have seen a tool like that. Seen plenty of track saws, even...
  23. Nope, but what the heck are you doing on the...

    Nope, but what the heck are you doing on the internet in the middle of the night?;)
  24. One item to consider is your source of wood. If...

    One item to consider is your source of wood. If you have a local mill that can inexpensively flatten and plane to near-thickness your wood, you can save a lot on your planer and jointer. Not to...
  25. Trolling not allowed!:cool:Born and bred in...

    Trolling not allowed!:cool:Born and bred in America iron baby! Of course with Ford it is aluminum. I'm a GMC/Jeep kind of guy. Boy, that derailed quickly!
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