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by STB
Fri Jun 18, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Patio door doge door insert
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: Patio door doge door insert

Most sliding doors have some slop in the vertical. A burglar just lifts the bottom of door so it clears the track and opens it right up. To stop break ins you need to prevent the door from moving both horizontally and vertically. The easiest way to prevent both horizontal and vertical movement is t...
by STB
Fri Jun 18, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Patio door doge door insert
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Re: Patio door doge door insert

Thank everybody for the excellent suggestions.
by STB
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:28 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Patio door doge door insert
Replies: 8
Views: 684

Patio door doge door insert

Below are pictures of the new doge door should save me dealing with lettering the dog out. After I installed the insert and proudly showed my wife her first question was "How do we lock the patio door". I hate to admit it but she was r---t there is no way to lock it. Suggestions would be h...
by STB
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: bandsaw blade alignment
Replies: 7
Views: 730

Re: bandsaw blade alignment

What you see is a shopsmith design intent and for re-sawing and the likes it was believed to help clear the kerf. All shopsmith band saws are that way and if you want it vertical you do have to shim it. In thinner stock the angle is not much of an issue and I have cut the deer without having the bl...
by STB
Tue Dec 08, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: bandsaw blade alignment
Replies: 7
Views: 730

Re: bandsaw blade alignment

How did you determine the blade was perfectly vertical as opposed to the table being off horizontal? Interesting thought I have no clue, all I know is the front to back alignment is not 90 deg. to table. The lower wheel and tensioning arm are in a fixed position on the frame. If the vertical alignm...
by STB
Tue Dec 08, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Maintenance and Repair
Topic: bandsaw blade alignment
Replies: 7
Views: 730

bandsaw blade alignment

I just watched Nick's Workshop Companion Reindeer video. One of the first things he did was to check that the bandsaw blade was 90 deg to the table both front to back and side to side. My front to back alignment is way out (see picture). After a review of the Bandsaw alignment procedure I did not fi...
by STB
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Repair Fail & Lost Wife Points
Replies: 3
Views: 2834

Repair Fail & Lost Wife Points

The conversation started something like this: This is my favorite hair brush with all of your expensive fancy tools (Shopsmith) can you fix this? Taking a look at the broken handle it looked to be an easy an fix. A brush sleeve over a tenon. I said "yes I can fix that" and immediately star...
by STB
Fri Jun 12, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: SNT but what is it?
Replies: 44
Views: 46989

Re: SNT but what is it?

Time for another SNT. It just arrived today so I will only show the box and the open box and let you have guess or two as to what it is. $matches[2] snt4a.jpg I know this will be super easy for some of you but I don't think everyone will know what this is. I have wanted one of these for 20-30 years...
by STB
Mon May 25, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Table Redo
Replies: 6
Views: 6459

Re: Table Redo

Creative save. By leaving off the duck board shelf and changing the color The 60's design was updated to a current table design.

Like it a lot.
by STB
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Community
Topic: Time for another potpourri thread?
Replies: 96
Views: 123407

Re: Time for another potpourri thread?

Found this on the floor this morning. Where do you suppose it goes and what will fail at the most inappropriate time?
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