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    Woodturning, DIY, jigs and fixtures, building small items for the shop and home

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  1. Bankstick

    Outdoor kitchen

    Be sure to finish the bottom, too. IMHO, this might not be a good idea but need to be replaced in a short time. BTW, used to live in central KY.
  2. Bankstick

    Reaction to wood dust - extreme fatigue -unique?

    Early on in life, I developed a severe allergy to work. I retired in 2009 which cured it.
  3. Bankstick

    Reaction to wood dust - extreme fatigue -unique?

    FWIW, even though the doctors didn't find anything, there is definitely something wrong. Get other opinions. Your problem isn't normal. I have asthma and allergies that didn't show up until I was 22. I knew a fellow who developed asthma in his early 40s. Your health can change literally overnight. I had taken allergy shots for some time. July 5th I passed out from a reaction to the shots, drove over 100 yards down the turn lane and two westbound lanes and totaled my new car in a ditch. My allergist wanted to do a test to check my tolerance level. My PCP said no- you don't want anything that caused your problem; I agree.
  4. Bankstick

    New storage shed

    Question- why are the lights on the walls instead of the ceiling?
  5. Bankstick

    Kinex Squares

    I got a Groz square from Woodcraft. Very accurate. Check it out. Cleaned off the grease and lightly coated with WD-40. I mainly use it to square the TS blade.
  6. Bankstick

    Hello I am newbie from UK

  7. Bankstick

    New storage shed

    Dollar Tree's Sunbeam batteries are regular alkaline batteries. I have had two 9V batteries for fishing bit alarms for three and haven't had a leak yet. Same with the AA and AAA- no leaks. A friend uses them, too- no leaks.
  8. Bankstick

    New storage shed

    FWIW, I get the Sunbeam brand batteries from Dollar Tree. Some of the best batteries I have used. I use them in my smoke detectors, flashlights, etc. A good flashlight mounted inside the door might be the cheapest way to go for the new shed. I, too, am jealous.
  9. Bankstick

    New storage shed

    Ever think about solar power for lighting in the shed- solar panel, storage battery, wire and some light fixtures. You should get lots of sunshine, according to the Florida license plate. Nice shed!
  10. Then it's harder to back out. Had this on a project this morning.
  11. My father said the joke in the appliance industry and auto industry was- "Hammer to fit, paint to match."
  12. Speaking from experience with wood and sheet metal. Stripped out threads in soft aluminum- "Just one more tweak!" People think that one more turn is better than all those already done. My father was an engineer in the appliance industry. The assembly line would turn up their air guns to speed up production. Then plant supervisors would gripe when the sheet metal crews stripped out. Hello????
  13. Bankstick

    My Two Car Garage Shop Tour

    Nice. My garage would only hold a Yugo.
  14. Bankstick

    Closet Remodel.

    Just thought- your project verifies the idea that one cannot have too many clamps. Again, nice project with outstanding wood.
  15. If you are putting a bolt of any type directly in any kind of wood, it will strip out before the bolt head will shear off. Steel, even grade 2, is stronger than wood. Also, what Ronn W said.