Hmmmm---A power boat???What's next OLD SHOES?What's with the photos of objects that have nothing to do with wood-working, skill building, or the use of KREG tools to build a product?GEEZ---what's…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Nov 6, 2014.
Thanks for posting a photo.
Here's what I'd do, to make it simple and yet effective.
Make an "L" shaped structure, to cover the opening.
A horizontal member and a verticle member.
Leg size "L" shape to…"
The drilled hole can be drilled to a deeper depth, by repositioning the drill stop.
If it's been drilled too deep, insert a plug into the hole, secure the plug in place with wood glue---
allow the glue to set, and
redrill a new hole into…"
Outdoor furniture---tables, chairs, benches, storage.
Persue magazines and books, that show products that could be of use to you.
Book titled "The Pocket Hole Drilling Jig Project…"
"Storing heavy weight objects in the 8-11" deep drawers,
I'd use 3/4" thick stock, for the front, sides and back,.
1/2"' stock for the bottom and dado for the bottom shelf engaging with the verticle members.
Re portable lights
I use portable lights, on ocassions.
One fixture features "high-intensity" bulbs.
The lamp has a selector switch for 150, 300 and 600W settings.
This type uses Halogen bulbs, and they do get hot.
These type lights…"
"Not all fluorescent lights work in cold weather.
Select a fluorescent fixture based on lowest temp in your shop/garage.
Regular magnetic ballasts in standard T12 fixtures, which have 1-1/2" dia lamps, are not recommended for
Since high school? It probably feels like just a few years ago.
I used to do lots of welding, learned from my Dad, when I was in high school---he welded lots of heavy stuff. However, haven't don't it in years, since…"
Plan to have an adequate electric service line to your building.
A 100amp service.
A min 60amp service.
A 50 amp circuit for a welder, such as a 120/240V model.
Hobart makes a nice welder with great features, in their 120/240V model,…"
Thank you for your thank you.
I'd install an external waterproof ON-OFF switch, at the outside entry to your shop, and connected to a light that illuminates the immediate entry on the interior.
I'd also include a "RED"…"
I use florescent lighting, with the 4ft bulbs, strategically located.
A switch to control the light(s) into entryways, and separate switch to control each light in specific areas; such as over a work bench, storage areas in the far back of the…"
A set of automotive feeler gauges, are handy in my tool box, for many tasks that require fine tuning.
These gauges are available in short and long leafs, as well as those that have a bent end.
The bent ones come in very handy when working in…"
Thank you Ken for the suggestions I was actually trying to decide between the K4 and the K5 but was leaning towards the K4, I've got the basic frame design for my work bench and I'm probably going to use metal diamond plate but the ladder for shelves idea I am definitely doing and also the fire hydrant water dispenser those were great ideas that I'll definitely use and I was going to put an emblem on it but was going to paint it but your idea to chisel it is a much better way to do it. Thank you for the ideas I just can't wait to be able to start making my bench at least I'll have a few months to design it while my arm heals.
Yes it does , but no it is counter top edge remenant . thanks for consern I have several different patterns of this material .I ve made several kitcheen stands and islands of this different material. Find it at Menards in the shelving department advertised as discontinued shelving. Very nice and cheap material. thanks Cecil