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Forum: Tool talk Yesterday, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 229
Posted By Knottscott
That's really neat. I don't see enough...

That's really neat. I don't see enough similarity to Incra to ever a be a problem. I could be wrong, but I don't think Incra invented the threaded fence adjustment.
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 04-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By Knottscott
At the very least clean your blade. It's...

At the very least clean your blade. It's probably well past time to have it sharpened too. Or you could replace it with something like a Freud Diablo or Irwin Marples 40T or 50T general purpose...
Forum: Site News 04-14-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 660
Posted By Knottscott
In the 12+ years that I've been using woodworking...

In the 12+ years that I've been using woodworking forums, I think I've entered one chat session. They're rarely well populated. Posts take longer but accomplish the same things. YMMV.
Forum: Tool talk 04-08-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By Knottscott
My 22-560 was a work horse. $235 is a tad...

My 22-560 was a work horse. $235 is a tad steep....a fair offer can't hurt.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 04-04-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 967
Posted By Knottscott
Have you tried to reset the BIOS via CMOS? It's...

Have you tried to reset the BIOS via CMOS? It's supposed to set everything back to factory defaults. There are multiple ways of doing that....I usually head straight for shorting the prongs on the...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 04-04-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,565
Posted By Knottscott
I can only dream of the day..... :rolleyes: ...

I can only dream of the day..... :rolleyes: Congrats to you! Enjoy. :)
Forum: Tool talk 03-26-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Knottscott
Buy it already....and definitely get one with a...

Buy it already....and definitely get one with a cutterhead lock as phrog suggested. DW734, DW735, R4331, Steel City would all be on my shortlist.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-22-2015, 07:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,217
Posted By Knottscott
It's good to hear from him. Thanks for posting.

It's good to hear from him. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 03-13-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 571
Posted By Knottscott
Yes, but according to the by-laws, the formal...

Yes, but according to the by-laws, the formal request has to be made on or before the 2475th post....or maybe the was according to the "in-laws"... :rolleyes: ;)

Congrats on your prolification! :D
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-28-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,036
Posted By Knottscott
Clear off a colleagues desk before the start of...

Clear off a colleagues desk before the start of the work day. Leave a plain envelope with their name on it on the desk. They'll turn as white as a sheet every time. There's nothing needed inside...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 02-26-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,289
Posted By Knottscott
- Shovel the sidewalks - Go sledding - Build...

- Shovel the sidewalks
- Go sledding
- Build a snowman
- Make snow angels
- Throw snow balls at cars
- Throw snow balls at each other
- Drive slow
- Wait until tomorrow....it'll melt!

:)
Forum: Tool talk 02-24-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By Knottscott
There's a fine line between saving money and...

There's a fine line between saving money and spending more. Sometimes I save money with a "bargain", sometimes I spend more! Replacing a cheaper tool with a better tool, is usually more expensive...
Forum: Tool talk 02-23-2015, 05:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,422
Posted By Knottscott
Closeouts and clearance can be exceptions, but if...

Closeouts and clearance can be exceptions, but if its always cheaply priced, it's usually false economy. Good quality vs low end of almost any tool is notable. How expensive it actually is, is often...
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 02-22-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 835
Posted By Knottscott
We put in a Heatilator brand natural gas (not...

We put in a Heatilator brand natural gas (not propane) insert in our GR a few years back, mostly for the novelty of having a fireplace, but the extra heat is nice in the dead of winter around here...
Forum: Tool talk 02-04-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Knottscott
I have a few HF tools and items that I'm happy...

I have a few HF tools and items that I'm happy with. I recommend their Pittsburg bar clamps regularly. One of the things that bothers most about HF products is the lack of consistency. Just...
Forum: Project related discussions 02-04-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 962
Posted By Knottscott
Lyptus, cedar, teak, white oak, red wood, and...

Lyptus, cedar, teak, white oak, red wood, and mahogany are all decent choices.
Forum: Tool talk 02-03-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 669
Posted By Knottscott
A decent 7-1/4" can actually be a pretty good...

A decent 7-1/4" can actually be a pretty good deal at ~ $10, but are often too thin to use with your riving knife. You'll either need to remove the knife, or use a wide enough blade.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-28-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,364
Posted By Knottscott
My wife and son have both done brief tutoring...

My wife and son have both done brief tutoring stints. The going rate for them is ~ $25 per session, with a session ranging between 45 and 60 minutes. $25 is likely on the low end in this day and...
Forum: Bargain Alerts 01-24-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,579
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up This was one of the few tools that I've actually...

This was one of the few tools that I've actually paid full price for. I like enough that I got over it pretty quickly....great tool, good price even at full retail.
Forum: Other Tablesaws 01-19-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 842
Posted By Knottscott
Congrats on the new saw Jeff. Don't want to be...

Congrats on the new saw Jeff. Don't want to be an alarmist, but as soon as you get a chance, raise and lower the blade and see if the blade alignment to the miter slots shifts at all....some of the...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 01-12-2015, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 616
Posted By Knottscott
Too funny....thanks for the "up"chuckle!...

Too funny....thanks for the "up"chuckle! :D
Forum: Tool talk 01-01-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 715
Posted By Knottscott
Even the font looks to vary a bit. I've got a...

Even the font looks to vary a bit. I've got a similar Pittsburg set that's beautiful and all identical. One of the bigger concerns I have with recommending HF tools is that the one the next person...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-25-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up Merry Christmas to you as well, and to all my...

Merry Christmas to you as well, and to all my BT3Central friends.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-22-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Knottscott
I've considered doing the same for my Maverick 88...

I've considered doing the same for my Maverick 88 (Mossberg 500 clone), so I'll be watching this thread with interest. It's already sounding like it might be worth more effort than I'm willing to...
Forum: Finished Projects 12-18-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,338
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up Sweet! Love it...

Sweet! Love it...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-10-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,952
Posted By Knottscott
You're already doing most of the common things...

You're already doing most of the common things people think of to lead to weight loss. The body adapts pretty easily to whatever routine we throw at it. I know that muscle burns more fat, so it's...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-04-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,399
Posted By Knottscott
Ironically, right after I first read this thread,...

Ironically, right after I first read this thread, the brakes on our van starting making all kinds of nasty grinding noises. I pulled the front tire tonight, and found the inside pad was worn right...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 12-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,915
Posted By Knottscott
Got a Maverick R88 (Mossberg) 12 ga shotgun for...

Got a Maverick R88 (Mossberg) 12 ga shotgun for $165.....not an earth shattering deal, but am happy to have it.

http://www.slickguns.com/sites/default/files/maverick12academy.jpg
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-28-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,117
Posted By Knottscott
When I moved out of my parents house my dad gave...

When I moved out of my parents house my dad gave me his pre-WWII Lionel O gauge set. I've put it under our Christmas tree every year since, and it became a great family tradition. Now that Dad is...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Knottscott
Thumbs up The same to you and your family!

The same to you and your family!
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-21-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,196
Posted By Knottscott
Gotta put the recycling out....:D

Gotta put the recycling out....:D
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-21-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,196
Posted By Knottscott
Here's a recent pic from MSN news that got my...

Here's a recent pic from MSN news that got my attention....the guy's up to his eyeballs in snow.

19797

I even dropped Buffalo Bill's kicker Dan Carpenter from my fantasy team in case he ends up...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 11-20-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,196
Posted By Knottscott
Ironically, 65 miles to the east of Buffalo,...

Ironically, 65 miles to the east of Buffalo, Rochester had been largely unaffected by this storm until this morning. It's been cold and we had a dusting of snow, but it had actually been mostly...
Forum: Shop Setup, Layout, and Design 11-15-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,598
Posted By Knottscott
Is the planer on a flip cart?

Is the planer on a flip cart?
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-04-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By Knottscott
I'm not familiar with Forrest's numbering code. ...

I'm not familiar with Forrest's numbering code. If the Forrest #1 grind is FTG, it'll leave a flat bottom....based on their description, it's probably FTG. If it's an ATB/R combination it'll...
Forum: Member Classifieds 11-01-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,078
Posted By Knottscott
Jon - The only grind that will leave a truly flat...

Jon - The only grind that will leave a truly flat bottom kerf is a flat top grind (FTG) blade, which are primarily ripping blades...LM72, LU87, Infinity 010-024, CMT 210.024.10, etc. The Tenryu GM...
Forum: Around the coffee pot 09-08-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,171
Posted By Knottscott
Thanks for posting this. It's sad news indeed,...

Thanks for posting this. It's sad news indeed, but without your post I'd have no way of knowing. I corresponded with him quite a bit on another forum. He'll be missed.
Forum: Home Improvements & Maintenance 08-25-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Knottscott
You might want to take some precaution to prevent...

You might want to take some precaution to prevent it from being hit by the mower again.
Forum: Around the coffee pot 08-14-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,331
Posted By Knottscott
The air museum near us used to own a B-17 by the...

The air museum near us used to own a B-17 by the name of Fuddy Duddy. Every 4th of July they'd host an air show, and many WWII era aircraft would participate. Back in the early 1980's on a 4th July...
Forum: Tool talk 08-12-2014, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,305
Posted By Knottscott
Probably a 35990 or 35950. Craftsman has the...

Probably a 35990 or 35950. Craftsman has the 22116, which is made by SC and identical to the former SC 35930.
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