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  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut 45 degree end joints on 08-12-2014 at 01:04 PM
    Sorry, no videos, but,If you have a problem with getting the lengths right, try this: glue
    several boards together, the length you need side by side, or 1 wide board with a sacrificial
    board on both s...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut 45 degree end joints on 08-11-2014 at 10:14 AM
    I have a lock miter bit but never use it because it is a bear to get it right. I use a regular
    45 deg. bit and reinforce the joint with a tiny (tooth pick ) that disappears when the box is
    sanded , st...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut 45 degree end joints on 08-10-2014 at 12:02 PM
    I forgot to mention that end grain glue joints are weaker than #### so, you'll have to
    reinforce the joint with whatever method you choose

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut 45 degree end joints on 08-10-2014 at 11:58 AM
    It's done by using wood wider than the total height of the box. make your rabbet for the bottom
    (and top, if you need to cut the box for a matching top ), route the 45's on the end grain,
    then cut it ...

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut 45 degree end joints on 08-09-2014 at 10:17 AM
    nope, done it a thousand times. I got the reccomendation from a article in "Fine Woodworking
    Magazine"

  • Posted in thread: Should I re-use this baseboard, or buy new? on 08-08-2014 at 11:12 AM
    If you're happy with that baseboard, just reuse it as you described

  • Posted in thread: Best way to cut 45 degree end joints on 08-07-2014 at 11:41 AM
    I would use a router for both safety and accuracy

  • Posted in thread: Sears power washer on 07-31-2014 at 12:57 PM
    disconnect the hose from the pump and see if you get water out of the outlet under pressure, if
    you do, reconnect the hose and disconnect the wand from the hose and repeat. I f you get water
    under pre...

  • Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 07-31-2014 at 12:49 PM
    As you've noticed, the reason to change the sand is because after time the sand begins to clog
    and harden. I had the same problem when we had a pool and the store where I bought my supplies
    sugggested...

  • Posted in thread: Silica Sand / Backyard Pool Filter on 07-31-2014 at 12:43 PM
    As you've noticed, the reason to change the sand is because after time the sand begins to clog
    and harden. I had the same problem when we had a pool and the store where I bought my supplies
    sugggested...

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