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    I have been on this website since 2007 and this...

    I have been on this website since 2007 and this is the crankiest, crabbiest, whiningiest thread I have ever seen.
    I know those words probably don't exist , but you know what I mean.
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    I'm fine with the Post Office !

    I have had some poor experiences with the USPS but I think they are rare when I consider all the mail I send and receive. If the post office did not exist and I asked you how much it would cost to...
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    And the money keeps on rolling in☺

    I have a pickup which I hardly use, 9,000 miles in 3 years. So I called my insurance company and got a $27, (not much but better in my wallet than the insurance company,) reduction in my car...
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    Yes, read your insurance policy

    I have never read an insurance policy in my life. I recently got an email from my insurance company thanking me for having my homeowners policy with them. In the email was a passing reference to a...
  5. Thanks for the advice What I didn't mention was...

    Thanks for the advice
    What I didn't mention was that I also needed to have some of the boards replaced . I had some replaced about a year ago , so we decided to just have the whole porch redone...
  6. Yikes! Just got an estimate to refinish my porch

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    Just got an estimate to sand and stain my porch floor. It’s 9’ x 30’ plus five stairs each 7’ x 1’ and currently has a Benjamin Moore stain on it.
    The estimate is $3092 which seems like a lot...
  7. Here's another TREX/ Fiberon question

    In doing some research I came across a similar product at Home Depot called Fiberon. I did a comparison of four different Fiberon products ranging from $25 to $46 per board. All the dimensions were...
  8. Should I use TREX to replace my front porch?

    I am thinking about replacing the boards on my front porch, (some are beginning to rot), with TREX.
    What do you think of TREX? Is there anything similar to TREX that you would recommend?
    Is this a...
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    When a 1/4" isn't a 1/4" ?

    So I bought some 1/4" mdf and cut some 1/4" dadoes, to fit shelves made from the mdf but the mdf is slightly thicker than the dado I cut. I have a lot of dadoes to cut, I guess I'll just return the...
  10. I bought a Toro

    Thanks for the advice, I bought a Toro from Home Depot, I had a 10% coupon that saved me $40.
    Anybody want to buy a Honda gas mower😊
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    Lee That looks like it would work for me. Can...

    Lee

    That looks like it would work for me. Can you tell me what they’re called and where you bought them?
    Thanks
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    Dave If you've interested I got the plans from...

    Dave
    If you've interested I got the plans from woodsmith plans.com. Lots of wasted plywood as you cut out all the circles involved, and don't let me forget, lots and lots of tiny plywood splinters😕
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    yes and they do turn OK , but the whole thing...

    yes and they do turn OK , but the whole thing turns too. I can put my foot against the caster and it won't turn but I'd like a better solution that that
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    My revolving tool station

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    Here are a couple of pictures of a revolving tool station I made.The top section revolves to allow access to the tools placed on the top while the bottom section revolves to store tools...
  15. Anyone have a cordless electric lawn mower?

    I plan on switching from my gas powered lawn mower to an electric one. I have a small yard so I don't think I'll have a problem with the battery going dead before I'm done. I see that EGO gets good...
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    My Fine Woodworking magazine

    My grandson gave me a subscription to Fine Woodworking. I opened the latest issue and the first article I saw was " How to drive a screw"
    I'm sure there must be more interesting articles in the rest...
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    Mike you were right. I bought a new capacitor,...

    Mike you were right. I bought a new capacitor, $10, as you said it was cheap, fixed my problem. Thanks for the advice.
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    Hope it's the capacitor

    My dust collector ( yes it's Harbor Freight) stopped working. When I turn it on I just get a hum. The motor turns freely but doesn't run. Do you think it the capacitor?
    Thanks
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    I've bought from Boards and Beams many times,...

    I've bought from Boards and Beams many times, good selection and I thought the prices were OK
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    Well, I usually build from a plan , this time I...

    Well, I usually build from a plan , this time I didn't, I was just winging it as I went along . And ,as I said, I created a monster. Believe it or not I actually bought a plan and then proceeded to...
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    Here's a picture of my monster flip top stand....

    Here's a picture of my monster flip top stand. Tomorrow it comes apart☺
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    My flip top fiasco

    I thought that I needed more space in my shop so I decided to make a flip top tool stand. Three days later I have a flip top stand which is an absolute monster, taking up far more space than what it...
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    I have completed income taxes for my two...

    I have completed income taxes for my two grandchildren using a paid version (Premier) of Turbo tax and it seemed accurate to me.
    I will be starting my own soon:(
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    Free piano for the wood?

    There are several free pianos available near me. Has anyone ever gotten a piano and just broken it down for the wood?
    Thanks
  25. How to not get splinters when working with plywood?

    I am making a shop stand out of plywood. I am also getting splinters by the ton:mad:. Is there any way to avoid getting splinters? Gloves?
    If gloves, what kind? Any other suggestions?
    Thanks
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