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  1. If I am seeing the second picture right then I...

    If I am seeing the second picture right then I would sen them back, Nicks are not suppose to be on the ground cutting edge.
  2. I would shoot the same pin into the same type of...

    I would shoot the same pin into the same type of wood as the table and try sinking it with a pin set.
    What John said is probably true.
    I would use conventional brads on furniture, and save the...
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    I might consider painting the table with a can of...

    I might consider painting the table with a can of spray paint if left outside.
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    I have used a solar powered helmet, from I think...

    I have used a solar powered helmet, from I think Harbor Freight, and it has worked well for my uses. It has the delay settings and a high low setting. about 45-50.00.
    Have used it quite a bit.
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    Jim, Thanks for the review. It sounds like I'll...

    Jim, Thanks for the review. It sounds like I'll be fine with the HF nailer. I'll use a 20% coupon and hpofully get it for 80.00.
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    Johnny, That is the same set I bought myself when...

    Johnny, That is the same set I bought myself when I got out of the service and was working in a tool room.

    When you loosen the knurled nut to slide the rule either out, or in, always loosen the...
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    We think alike Mike. I just don't know how lucky...

    We think alike Mike. I just don't know how lucky I feel sometimes. I will have to drive 45 minutes to replace it if it fails.
    I only have a few sheds and an overhang to reinforce, so I think I will...
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    Thanks Terry. I know HF sells a couple of...

    Thanks Terry. I know HF sells a couple of different framing nailers. I think the Banks and the Chicago pneumatic. I am looking at the Banks, if I have the name correctly.
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    Has anyone bought their 21* framing nailer. I am...

    Has anyone bought their 21* framing nailer. I am up in the air over theirs or the NuMax nailer for 79.95 on Amazon. I am leaning towards the HF nailer though.
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    Ken, Yes, the Machine shop on a tender is quite a...

    Ken, Yes, the Machine shop on a tender is quite a shop. The lathes and mills were some of the best, made in our country. The diversity of work was what made the apprenticeship so interesting and...
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    I was advised to go into the Navy to be a...

    I was advised to go into the Navy to be a Machinery Repairman, because my fellow workers saw I was good at measuring precisely with micrometers and spring calipers.
    Working in the fleet machine...
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    Learning a trade today is greatly benefited by...

    Learning a trade today is greatly benefited by having served in an apprenticeship, with at least a 2 year college degree in specific courses related to the trade.
    In doing this the apprentice is...
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    I have found the flat harbor freight,...

    I have found the flat harbor freight, fine,coarse, and medium diamond plates that are about 2'x6' in size work well, for rough flattening of plane blades and chisels for the first flattening.
    Then...
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    I don't know why I think my hand is as good as a...

    I don't know why I think my hand is as good as a mallet or hammer.
    Replacing a round sheet metal cover over the impeller housing on my homemade grass catcher one of the bolt holes was hung up and...
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    Good eye Lee. That would surely cause the problem.

    Good eye Lee. That would surely cause the problem.
  16. I was thrilled to see you doing another build...

    I was thrilled to see you doing another build Mike. Your posts are most enjoyable, and you are being too modest,:), that second blanket chest will not be around for long.
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    That is a nice looking bench Ken. I would call it...

    That is a nice looking bench Ken. I would call it a keeper. Looks very usable.
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    Thanks John. I'm glad you started this post. I...

    Thanks John. I'm glad you started this post. I may build a kiln similar to yours, and use your experiences to dry some wood in the future.
    It will be nice to see some of your projects with your own...
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    JOHN, I have been following your first drying...

    JOHN,
    I have been following your first drying adventure. Does the RH at 20% when the sun is shining mean that the wood will be approximately 7% moisture content. I noticed you were shooting for 7%...
  20. I am glad I came across this thread Leland....

    I am glad I came across this thread Leland. Thanks for posting it.

    Keith, I need to reside my house and using the trailer to gain some more height, and move tg\he scaffolding on is a GREAT idea....
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    Sticky: I would like to register too. Thankyou.

    I would like to register too. Thankyou.
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    Jason, Buying a used jointer is a good way to...

    Jason, Buying a used jointer is a good way to save yourself some money that you could use for other things.
    I think differently then others in that I think a 6" jointer makes a good first choice....
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    I should say, If you can use a hand plane to...

    I should say, If you can use a hand plane to flatten a piece of wood, then you can flatten a plane with a file. Very similar.
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    Get a good flat 10-12" mill file if it needs alot...

    Get a good flat 10-12" mill file if it needs alot removed or a #2 if not so much removed. a good straight edge, and file it flat and straight yourself. By good file, I mean a flat straight file.
    It...
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    I have used the better Olsen blades on ny 14" saw...

    I have used the better Olsen blades on ny 14" saw and they are longerlasting and better then their cheaper blade. If I could only stop hitting metal with them.
    I have resharpened one once already,...
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