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    By design? Ok, I thought it was an accident. ...

    By design? Ok, I thought it was an accident. I'm up to five lathes, five grinders, multiple bandsaws, drum, belt, and disk sanders, more tools than I can possibly count, sawmill, and a new shop...
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    Unlike doing an procedure like an pregnancy...

    Unlike doing an procedure like an pregnancy untrasound on a horse which requires full arm insertion into the posterior orifice, extracting fecal samples from llamas is be done with normal nitrile...
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    I've cut other's hair with scissors but that's...

    I've cut other's hair with scissors but that's only the second time in my life I've cut my own. The first was when I moved to TN in 1970, found a job on Friday and had to report Monday am. And the...
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    I haven't found any around here yet. You'd...

    I haven't found any around here yet. You'd think in Tennessee there should be some! Whenever we travel overseas and people find out where we live they always say "Jack Daniels!"
    Besides that, I...
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    We found a significant lag in local and national...

    We found a significant lag in local and national reporting. To make it harder, we've heard about local county cases on the news which never showed up in the "official" county data from our state. ...
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    I guess I don't see much difference between using...

    I guess I don't see much difference between using or not using gloves as related to spreading nasties while out and about and touching things.

    I think carrying hand sanitizer and using it...
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    Good point. From the CDC mortality numbers for...

    Good point. From the CDC mortality numbers for 2018 it looks like "normal" deaths from all causes except murder are about 0.86% of the population. This includes suicide and accidents so the...
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    I shaved off my beard when wearing the mask...

    I shaved off my beard when wearing the mask outside the house became necessary (in my mind). No problem, of course, until I cut my hair too. (I will avoid the barber for the interim.) Ever try to...
  9. I've heard similar comments from others so I'm...

    I've heard similar comments from others so I'm considering making Milwaukee my new standard as I replace tools. Some months ago I bought my first LI Milwaukee tool (a grease gun) and so far I'm...
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    Yes, Andy, et. al., my point was if nothing else...

    Yes, Andy, et. al., my point was if nothing else changes, this could describe one possible scenario. I very much hope that with increased education on distancing and prevention, massive testing...
  11. Yikes, watch your social distancing! Until...

    Yikes, watch your social distancing! Until after all this is over, then I want to make a road trip to Canada and elsewhere.

    JKJ
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    I hope this data is wrong

    A chart in a Bloomberg article today caught my eye. It shows the rate of coronavirus spread in various countries counting from the date of the first 100 cases. I cannot verify the data or even...
  13. You talkin' ta me? Yikes, I have a lot of...

    You talkin' ta me?

    Yikes, I have a lot of "most enjoyable" things. With the farm I don't have a lot of shop time but when I do it's mostly woodturning. Unlike the other John Jordan, the...
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    That's the only reason I made some boxes: the...

    That's the only reason I made some boxes: the sawmill behind the barn and some cedar and poplar logs. The cedar is my favorite - I used a router to make the recessed hand holds.

    JKJ
  15. I have that Dewalt adapter and two 20v Lithium...

    I have that Dewalt adapter and two 20v Lithium Ion batteries. I use it on mostly on an impact driver and a couple of other tools as needed.

    It worked great for a while and considered getting a...
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    Those are good points. I use two deeps for brood...

    Those are good points. I use two deeps for brood chamber and shallows for honey supers. All are 10 frames but I only put 9 frames in the honey supers - they fill the space with extra honey which...
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    I've made some from Eastern Red Cedar and Yellow...

    I've made some from Eastern Red Cedar and Yellow Poplar. (Don't use poplar, it's heavy!) The typical wood is pine. BTW, the precut pieces for both the boxes and the frames are pretty cheap from...
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    When I got diesel fuel for the tractor yesterday...

    When I got diesel fuel for the tractor yesterday I also carried wipes for the gas pump handle AND wore disposable gloves. After I took the gloves off I used a sanitizing wipe on my credit cared and...
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    Around the farm I use boiled linseed oil. Soaks...

    Around the farm I use boiled linseed oil. Soaks in a bit and protects, should be reapplied occasionally where directly exposed to rain. I use it on tool and wheelbarrow handles, trailer beds, and...
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    I agree with Roger, based on reports and...

    I agree with Roger, based on reports and recommendations from experts over the years. I've read that oil-based and acrylic paints are better. Kiln recommendations sometimes include aluminum paint....
  21. Id saw it for you in a heartbeat but it would be...

    Id saw it for you in a heartbeat but it would be a bit of a road trip for you! Of course, the drive didnt stop me from driving to MD with a trailer to haul back a lathe and another trip for a good...
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    Ah, thanks, that makes sense, I was thinking...

    Ah, thanks, that makes sense, I was thinking about what is often called an insert/adapter or simply an insert. A spindle adapter should work if well machined with no runout and mounted with care. I...
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    For me, changing the adapter to use a chuck on...

    For me, changing the adapter to use a chuck on the second lathe would be undesirable. I do change the adapter when I want to use a chuck when I set up one of my smaller lathes but that's rare. It...
  24. I have the 18" Rikon and when I use a 1/2" blade...

    I have the 18" Rikon and when I use a 1/2" blade and set the tension according to my Starrett tension gauge the tension indicator on the saw is closer to 1". I just make a note of the number so I...
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    Thanks. I see a double-click zooms into an area....

    Thanks. I see a double-click zooms into an area. How do you zoom out? There are +/- buttons at the bottom right of the map when the page first loads but they disappear when the map graphical data...
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