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  1. I guess that is how the so called cathedral...

    I guess that is how the so called cathedral ceilings are built. Seems like the walls have a lot of outward force on them. A real cathedral would have flying buttresses at the base of each rafter. ...
  2. garage roof with no rafter or collar ties.

    I saw a picture of a house for sale with a fairly new stand alone garage. Looked to be a 4 in 12 roof, 2 car garage with a standard looking ridge down the middle. The inside showed it had a very...
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    I understood that Angie's list has not made a...

    I understood that Angie's list has not made a profit yet. But the stock price keeps going up. I have to wonder about the pressure to take payoffs for better reviews. They do take adds and the more...
  4. Seems like a pair of 123 blocks and some shim...

    Seems like a pair of 123 blocks and some shim stock would be a lot cheaper. For woodworking a set of used 123 blocks would be plenty accurate.
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    What continent are you on, any idea what...

    What continent are you on, any idea what continent it came from?
    Bill D.
    USA
    North America

    Acacia wood does not float.
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    Unless you care about it showing on the side when...

    Unless you care about it showing on the side when the drawer is pulled out I would do it with a groover on the shaper. You could use some scrap wood to plug the open slot outside the drawer bottom...
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    When I plumbed in for my icemaker I installed a...

    When I plumbed in for my icemaker I installed a regular wall valve and then a blow out preventor before the hose to the fridge. It might have been integrated into the valve. It does work but I...
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    High school kids today have to be taught how to...

    High school kids today have to be taught how to use the dial phone in the front office. They know to push the numbers but not to spin the dial each time.
    Bill D
  9. No idea if they would work but you might look...

    No idea if they would work but you might look into carbide. A insert could be flattened on a diamond grinder.
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    Redwood or cedar fence boards then shiplap. Pine...

    Redwood or cedar fence boards then shiplap. Pine will rot outdoors.
    Bill D
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    And what about calculating cooling with a heat...

    And what about calculating cooling with a heat pump as part of the ehating system.
    Bill D
  12. Can you use those plastic biscuits over and over...

    Can you use those plastic biscuits over and over for table alignment? Wood ones will swell the compressed wood with moisture in the air and not be able to separate ever again.
    Bill D.
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    I never heard they could be adjusted after...

    I never heard they could be adjusted after installation in case things are not square. You folks do make then sound easy to use.
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    Seems awful late for a fair. No fresh fruit or...

    Seems awful late for a fair. No fresh fruit or vegetables to judge. Or is just a craft fair type of thing?
    Bill D
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    phone apps for shop use

    I tried looking for recommended aps for shop use and all I found was aps about how to shop for good deals etc.

    Any recommendations?
    Bill D.
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    My metal supplier has a bandsaw in a open shack...

    My metal supplier has a bandsaw in a open shack with roller racks into both sides it is pretty open to the weather. Of course it is only for 90 degree cuts and it uses flood coolant so no rust. It...
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    Why drawer slides

    Why use drawer slides. I understand them in the shop and kitchen with heavy drawers that get used a lot. How about bathroom and bedroom cabinets with out heavy loads.
    Are they easier to ...
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    I recommend a hex shank. I use machinist piloted...

    I recommend a hex shank. I use machinist piloted counterbores for odd sized holes if they happen to be the correct size. Pretty easy with replaceable pilots to fit the hole size needed.
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    Location? I am looking to sell my Unisaw in a...

    Location? I am looking to sell my Unisaw in a week or so once I get my 12/14 saw done and installed.
    Bil lD
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    I would be suspect of the wiring to the stop...

    I would be suspect of the wiring to the stop switch and the switch itself. Check with a meter if the wires to and from the switch are not making a circuit. The stop switch is wired to be on at all...
  21. I thought this was going to be about west Nile...

    I thought this was going to be about west Nile virus.
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    They sell under carpet anti-slip mats which are...

    They sell under carpet anti-slip mats which are the same as router non-slip pads but cheaper and bigger. With the cheap powder coat guns out now I wonder if they make spray felt for them. 15 years...
  23. Looks different then what I saw. Is that metal a...

    Looks different then what I saw. Is that metal a heat sink with stuff bolted to it or just a protective thing. You might cut the caps out then unsolder from the bottom. it will be a tricky to...
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    When did they start doing that, is it a east...

    When did they start doing that, is it a east coast thing?
    Bill D
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    I do not do much welding so I keep my helmet in a...

    I do not do much welding so I keep my helmet in a 5 gallon bucket with the lid on. It keeps out dust and spiders.
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