Search:

Type: Posts; User: Jim Becker; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 2.33 seconds.

  1. Thread: Shaving

    by Jim Becker
    Replies
    6
    Views
    39

    I only "shave" my neck. The rest gets trimmed...

    I only "shave" my neck. The rest gets trimmed with the same high quality clippers (Andis) I use for my hair with a #1 or #1.5 ceramic cutter for the task. It's been a very long time since I...
  2. Replies
    8
    Views
    304

    If that's a breadboard end or similar, only glue...

    If that's a breadboard end or similar, only glue the Dominos in one piece except for the center one that should be glued on both sides. The Dominos glued to only one sude should be centered in the...
  3. Replies
    17
    Views
    457

    I also unloaded and built up my Stubby 750...

    I also unloaded and built up my Stubby 750 alone...reducing weight by removing easily detached parts and so forth can sometimes work for that, but it depends upon how the specific machine was...
  4. Derek, good choice with the change, both for...

    Derek, good choice with the change, both for stability and for, um...the height adjustment. :) I'm actually impressed with the width of the base on that tool and the fact that it appears to be a...
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    135

    Dennis, you can still take commissions on longer...

    Dennis, you can still take commissions on longer tables...but there will be a substantial premium on the cost because of the extra work and labor cost to handle it...wink, wink...nod, nod...

    It...
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    618

    YouTube is going to be a whole lot better over...

    YouTube is going to be a whole lot better over the fiber!
  7. Replies
    1,291
    Views
    97,707

    I agree that the modern fence on the outrigger is...

    I agree that the modern fence on the outrigger is a useful thing. That saw is looking great to-date!
  8. Replies
    2
    Views
    94

    Classic design and well executed. It's an easy...

    Classic design and well executed. It's an easy design to use as a base for alternative versions, such as with a wider apron and a drawer and/or with a lower shelf, etc. You can vary the look with...
  9. Replies
    19
    Views
    491

    Laying them out flat or hanging them flat over...

    Laying them out flat or hanging them flat over the edge of a container doesn't necessarily mitigate the risk...they can inadvertently get moved by brushing by them or air movement from say, an HVAC...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    678

    I wonder if in some jurisdictions that are pretty...

    I wonder if in some jurisdictions that are pretty strict on this if one might have to do dedicated circuits for specific machines to address the issue?
  11. Replies
    13
    Views
    716

    It's relatively new to the market, I believe, but...

    It's relatively new to the market, I believe, but Kreg generally has quality products. Just remember that when you get involved in a "track" type system, the word "system" is important since you may...
  12. Replies
    10
    Views
    239

    When ordering from Amazon, it's generally best to...

    When ordering from Amazon, it's generally best to buy things either sold directly by Amazon or stocked and shipped by Amazon for third parties when processing and delivery time is important. I often...
  13. Replies
    19
    Views
    491

    That's almost identical to what I do as noted...

    That's almost identical to what I do as noted above, Ken...including the gloves!
  14. Yea, it's always been a stated warning with drill...

    Yea, it's always been a stated warning with drill presses to avoid mobility, but reality is that many folks need to move them from time to time. My opinion is that a mobile base that gets the tool...
  15. Those are shavings that seem to indicate there...

    Those are shavings that seem to indicate there was a nice shearing action by the cutter which is to be expected from sharp, helix type tooling. You can't prevent it and it's actually a really good...
  16. Replies
    19
    Views
    491

    Glenn, it's such an easy thing to overlook even...

    Glenn, it's such an easy thing to overlook even when someone is generally pretty anal about it. "Oh, I'll take this outside when I'm done working today"...and it's still there on the bench all wadded...
  17. Replies
    10
    Views
    239

    The only place I use task lighting in my shop is...

    The only place I use task lighting in my shop is at my band-saw (because of the nature of the machine) and over my smaller guitar focused bench because of its location. The former presents a...
  18. Replies
    11
    Views
    330

    For the boards that use a lot of very small...

    For the boards that use a lot of very small parts, the risk for movement, while still there, is greatly reduced due to scale...the movement is very slight. Glue adhesion is probably more of a...
  19. Replies
    19
    Views
    491

    We occasionally have conversation about this here...

    We occasionally have conversation about this here at SMC, but this is a good reminder that it truly is important. Yes, a lot of folks have never experienced it, but it only takes one time for...
  20. Replies
    20
    Views
    603

    I'm thinking that someone would need to build a...

    I'm thinking that someone would need to build a shop extension just to house all those choices!!! LOL
  21. Replies
    17
    Views
    678

    I believe the original incentive for the adoption...

    I believe the original incentive for the adoption of Arc Fault devices was to guard against frayed wires, such as extension cords and the like...a common problem in rooms like bedrooms and other home...
  22. Replies
    18
    Views
    618

    Tom, fiber is likely the ideal choice for these...

    Tom, fiber is likely the ideal choice for these runs because the distance limitations on fiber are substantially longer (even for multi-mode) than for copper and wireless hits a performance wall that...
  23. Replies
    1
    Views
    86

    If the mahogany is fully and completely stripped...

    If the mahogany is fully and completely stripped of previous finish, you can use either a stain or a dye...or both...depending on the look you want to achieve. I often apply an amber dye to mahogany...
  24. Replies
    17
    Views
    457

    Just under 700 lbs for the machine plus the...

    Just under 700 lbs for the machine plus the weight of the pallet and packing for delivery weight.
  25. Replies
    17
    Views
    595

    Work triangle is important, both in my shop and...

    Work triangle is important, both in my shop and in my kitchen. (I do the cooking...except for Sunday nights which is Professor Dr's SWIMBO's meal responsibility shift ) So I can appreciate your...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4