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  1. I am wondering if your rollers are not true?
  2. There is a chance no painters tape will be needed. Sometimes the exact “same” pass a second time will create the breathing room you need. That said, I like Mick’s path for efficient and Tom’s for picky.
  3. To keep heat from burning, increase humidity.
  4. Heat...? I know it’s reversible. That’s what makes it my go to repairing musical instruments. The repair shop can easily take my work apart. EDIT: Through some evil forum magic, this comment posted someplace wildly different yesterday afternoon. Keep digging, I know reversal is possible.
  5. What’s the green tape on your chisels for?
  6. I can only answer one part. Acetone will flash off so quickly, I have never seen it interfere with following finishes.
  7. Looks like over pressurization to me. Doesn’t look like weld failure or enough rust to matter.
  8. Those are radial cracks from a log center. You can humidify and oil all you like, some will persist. I have the same kind of carvings from Zim. They don’t diminish value in my eyes.
  9. Tape measure lays out a story stick for me. Doing more sketching up on thin ply per Steve’s oft given advice. Speaking of, where’d he go?
  10. Lab background made me want to make that change. The danger in UHMW or HDPE is that cuts curl and don’t stay open to dry and be cleaned. They have been known to not necessarily be cleaned well in home dishwashers.
  11. Rim joist is a term that talks about a structural support underneath the deck surface. It seems you are attempting some form of banding. I don’t know a good way to band a deck like that. Hopefully someone else can help. That’s not a thing I have seen done.
  12. A 20ft tall silver will have little to no lumber value. I think I misread before replying earlier. Or, do you mean you cut 50ft trees back by 30ft?
  13. Threaten to countersue all legal fees. They have no case barring historical significance, which has no language about limbs in airspace. That so many have told you this and you seek value anyway makes me think you are trying to sell the trees and split profit somehow. Something just doesn’t ring completely true in every sense. No accusation, but can you help make sense of the issue as I see it?
  14. I have a bunch of Massaranduba because it was discarded for the same behavior. A decade of drying while I waited on it proved that the problem was a faulty drying process from the supplier. Reach out to whomever you purchased from. They need to know.
  15. A lot of cabinetry is double walled in the center divider, with a face frame that hides how the two halves are screwed together. The top then covers from the top.
  16. That looks very limited. Is it only this one spot or many? I seriously doubt it is the glue and suspect a contaminate.
  17. Tommy Mac was pushed to be more exuberant for TV. In person he’s more moderate.
  18. There could be a disconnect in the logic flow here as Tom referenced availability at a box store. I would never buy from a box store. There are specialty suppliers here that rule that market. It is possible that factors in. Having said that, the closer you get to sun and salt, the less friendly painted aluminum is. What surprises me is that vinyl would be in use. It is super unfriendly as a fascia covering. Solid PVC or other composite trim is used here a bit, as is cedar. Hail is not as much a concern as the vinyl siding as much of it hides behind gutter. If the hail hits a gable end, it could be four pieces of fascia and a whole six square (six hundred square feet) of siding damaged. We are only talking eave coverings here.
  19. That’s a typical response to being to close to the work so that the hand cutting moves laterally. Try backing up a half step and don’t pull your hand back so far in relationship to your midline.
  20. This was my trade. Ask any questions I don’t answer. Staples will drive through the blind portion that lays against the framing. Run the soffit in a way that leaves access to that blind fin. Any place the fascia (assuming aluminum) does not lay nicely against the framing, you might pre-drill. We nailed every other soffit joint through the bottom lip of the fascia. That puts your nails every two feet and in each piece of soffit as you drive the nail through both male and female portions of the joint. Any place the lip is not up, the face will pucker if not done properly. For a one house experience level, drilling might be wise. For face nails, I go minimal. One high in the center that just about hides under the edging, and one that supports any overlaps or transitions. Jus be sure to not nail through two layers at the lap. I start a roofing nail first. The blunt roofing nail will make a through hole that dimples and makes a nice place for your trim nails to hide. Only draw, don’t drive to try and pull. The metal will warp if you do.
  21. If it’s not a bed... I’ve moved a handful on end, completely vertical. Is the couch too long for that?
  22. I cannot purchase or get there...but I applaud a well written sales pitch.
  23. Craftsman is a Stanley badged for job site work or handyman ownership. They will work, but they may come with stamped steel frogs and other budget conscious downgrades. I also don’t care for the feel of them.