Search:

Type: Posts; User: John K Jordan; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.12 seconds.

  1. Replies
    23
    Views
    808

    I discovered the same thing about helmets. The...

    I discovered the same thing about helmets. The cheap ones did work. The better ones are well worth the expense.

    Which TIG did you get? I looked around a little but bought the Miller...
  2. Replies
    9
    Views
    402

    Gluing unknown wood

    Some exotic hardwoods contain oils and resins that may require special steps and/or glue.

    This article has some good information: ...
  3. Replies
    9
    Views
    402

    It could be one of many species. People who make...

    It could be one of many species. People who make instruments sometimes use wood from all over the world. Without more information one guess is as good as another with just that picture.
    If that is...
  4. Replies
    2
    Views
    278

    Cloud in New Hampshire

    Not only were the leaf color incredible in New England, so was the sky. I took this shot of a cloud late in the afternoon just over the top of the Saco River covered bridge in Conway. Kind of...
  5. Replies
    14
    Views
    602

    While driving around New England last week I saw...

    While driving around New England last week I saw two phone booths, both usable. One was on a college campus looked like the pay phone had been replaced by a campus phone.

    417514

    One had a...
  6. Replies
    7
    Views
    453

    Same here, both on the recommendation and past...

    Same here, both on the recommendation and past experience.

    JKJ
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    555

    If buying new, you can find plastic sheet with...

    If buying new, you can find plastic sheet with special protective paper stuck to each side. This not only give you something to draw on and allows a smoother cut, but protects the plastic from...
  8. Replies
    12
    Views
    462

    That's exactly what I was thinking. If he lived...

    That's exactly what I was thinking. If he lived close and needed small or thin pieces, I could probably cut some or save some I would otherwise burn.

    JKJ
  9. Replies
    23
    Views
    808

    Dennis, I looked at the helmet I use the most:...

    Dennis, I looked at the helmet I use the most: https://sawmillcreek.org/showthread.php?277282-Auto-Darkening-Welding-Helmet&p=2957634#post2957634
  10. Replies
    14
    Views
    555

    It won't hurt the blade. I've cut a lot of...

    It won't hurt the blade. I've cut a lot of plexiglass (acrylic) on the bandsaw, mostly to make templates. I use whatever blade I have installed, usually a 3 or 4 TPI. A blade with finer teeth...
  11. Replies
    23
    Views
    808

    Mike, the one I like the best was the most...

    Mike, the one I like the best was the most expensive, a "Jackson Safety BH3 Auto Darkening Welding Helmet with Balder Technology, WH70" whatever that means. ...
  12. Replies
    21
    Views
    925

    I also use steam but not an iron. I do put water...

    I also use steam but not an iron. I do put water in the dent first and let it soak in, then cover with a damp cloth and apply heat. But I generally pinpiont the heat with a soldering iron. I use a...
  13. Replies
    12
    Views
    462

    What sizes and quantity? Do you need pure white?...

    What sizes and quantity? Do you need pure white? Dry?
  14. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,006

    Could you still do it? The ethernet cable won't...

    Could you still do it? The ethernet cable won't need to be deep. I used direct burial ethernet cable but still put it in small plastic conduit. ( I ran two cables so I would have a spare.)

    My...
  15. I get mine from a local bandsaw shop who makes up...

    I get mine from a local bandsaw shop who makes up all Lenox blades EXCEPT the carbide which he orders from Lenox, but for less than if I order them myself. I suspect he doesn't want to buy the blade...
  16. Replies
    23
    Views
    808

    Two of my helmets came with instructions to keep...

    Two of my helmets came with instructions to keep the helmet in the dark when not in use. I keep them in welding cabinet drawers.
  17. Replies
    6
    Views
    332

    Sounds to me like the blade is defective; I'd...

    Sounds to me like the blade is defective; I'd return it.

    How smooth the cut is depends on the type of blade, the TPI, the set of the teeth, and the speed of the blade through the wood. Wider...
  18. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,724

    That log is perfect for woodturning. Some turn...

    That log is perfect for woodturning. Some turn it wet, I turn dry. When I get green osage I cut it into a variety of turning blanks and let it air dry. If you decide not to mill it maybe contact a...
  19. Some suppliers have started using methnol mixed...

    Some suppliers have started using methnol mixed with or instead of ethanol. Methanol is toxic. I can't see the whole label on that product but the "c.a.s 17-64-5" visible indicates ethanol. Maybe...
  20. Replies
    18
    Views
    620

    I found the tuftool difficult to use. I now use...

    I found the tuftool difficult to use. I now use my hands, the trick for me was getting the paper tail in the right place in the clip so the spring tensions it properly. I had to position an...
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    316

    Also, I don't know if oil finishes have this...

    Also, I don't know if oil finishes have this problem but others have reported that some types of finishes have been ruined by shipping with plastic or bubble wrap touching the piece. Apparently the...
  22. Replies
    10
    Views
    553

    Allen, thanks for the FYI reminder. I use...

    Allen, thanks for the FYI reminder. I use gimlets a lot, at the lathe and elsewhere. (Great little cordless drills!). I have several sets but I'd like another quality set. BTW, small kids LOVE to...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    563

    I love to do magic wands to show woodturning to...

    I love to do magic wands to show woodturning to non-woodturners. Young and old are fascinated by the banter, the flying chips, and the result. I prepare blanks ahead of time with the thin end...
  24. Replies
    23
    Views
    808

    I have several, from a $50 helmet to one that had...

    I have several, from a $50 helmet to one that had a list price of about $500. (I keep spares for teaching.) My cheapest helmet went bad and quit switching. I love using the best one. I can't make...
  25. Replies
    14
    Views
    4,034

    General Metalworking I just saw this. Years ago I cut a piece of...

    I just saw this. Years ago I cut a piece of railroad rail and make a small anvil. I first tried a metal-cutting saw blade but ruined a couple of blades trying. (It was almost like the rail was...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4