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    That's what I've been accustomed to on any forum I've ever been on but I don't ever see that being the case here. I see I joined in 2008...
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    I'm assuming not so I'll just say " OLD ".

    I'm assuming not so I'll just say " OLD ".
  3. Ten Velcro patches totaling about 10 sq. inches...

    Ten Velcro patches totaling about 10 sq. inches would probably suffice either sliding around or picking the base up when the top was picked up. Easy top removal may be possible also, depending on the...
  4. With granite being the weight it is, consider...

    With granite being the weight it is, consider allowing the weight on no-skid pads between the two surfaces to be sufficient. Easy removal for storage or refinishing. If this proves undesirable the...
  5. Being I have plenty here at the ranch I'd be...

    Being I have plenty here at the ranch I'd be inclined to add maybe a half dozen drops of bar/chain oil ocassionally.
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    Consider adding an Awl to the tool arsenal to...

    Consider adding an Awl to the tool arsenal to punch holes. Mine of an old screwdriver shank made with the bench grinder isn't fancy but is sure handy.
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    Never attempt to remove a ferrule and re- use the section of tubing it was on. Either re-assemble the old or cut that section...
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    On new 1/4" compression fittings with a new...

    On new 1/4" compression fittings with a new ferrule the straight section of the tubing is inserted until it bottoms, the nut is run up with the fingers until it stops and then the nut is tightened...
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    Use the drift that doesn't slide completely...

    Use the drift that doesn't slide completely through and tap it with a hammer. The purpose is to move the 2 tapers apart possibly as little as 0.001" and gravity will take over from there. I suggest...
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    Consider making one from 1/4" steel strap or a...

    Consider making one from 1/4" steel strap or a set can be purchased that may be satisfactory.

    https://www.msdiscounttool.com/catalog/product_info.php?csv=gg&products_id=105231
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    Yes, living rural does have its benefits and I've...

    Yes, living rural does have its benefits and I've taken advantage of that for many years. With the mouse population depleted she has moved to gophers as a food source and squirrels remain on the...
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    Historically shellac sticks have been used to...

    Historically shellac sticks have been used to fill those voids that tear out around knots.
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    Consider checking with saw mill businesses like ( band saw mills ) if there are any in your area. If that contact doesn't have any he may...
  14. My old drill press gets used frequently but it...

    My old drill press gets used frequently but it nearly got the whack yesterday. I'm thinken it's the switch that needs the whack.
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    A son of mine uses his air compressor in...

    A son of mine uses his air compressor in conjunction with a 3 ft. long tubing at the grill that keeps his mesquite wood scraps glowing red.
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    I ripped walnut from a rough sawed 2x12 that had...

    I ripped walnut from a rough sawed 2x12 that had been air dried for years and was the correct moisture content. The pieces were to be turned for twin bed headboards. Two of the four ripped warped so...
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    Since retirement those are my kind of projects...

    Since retirement those are my kind of projects and daughters seem to make those more special.
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    In other words if someone replies, my OP appears...

    In other words if someone replies, my OP appears on the - New Post - page then disappears again. If 2 days later I would like to review what that reply was I must go to some page other than -New...
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    How does anyone ever see an OP if it doesn't...

    How does anyone ever see an OP if it doesn't appear on the page when - New Post - is clicked on?
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    Not worth it to me after being a paid member on...

    Not worth it to me after being a paid member on another site and getting royally screwed.
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    I've detected discrimination in some procedures...

    I've detected discrimination in some procedures on the site so this doesn't surprise me.
  22. I'm thinking both, keyed and screw to a shaft or...

    I'm thinking both, keyed and screw to a shaft or screw to a flat on a shaft. With a set screw there is no interference fit as yours has. It isn't, if the set screw ever fails, it's when the set...
  23. Please don't change to a set screw pulley. What...

    Please don't change to a set screw pulley. What you have works very well and will never screw up the ( expensive part ) the shaft. Set screwed pulleys are notorious for shafts needing replacement. If...
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    A usual request, "I'd like it to match" and that...

    A usual request, "I'd like it to match" and that will test the best of conservators. The wood could be one of possibly a half dozen species and the appearance as it is was probably achieved with...
  25. Pulley re-install will be interesting.:)

    Pulley re-install will be interesting.:)
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