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As stated before, a blade issue may be the...

As stated before, a blade issue may be the problem. It may be out of balance. I have had this problem before, and replacing the blade was the answer. At least it's the less expensive - and less time...
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Posted By Herm

If your on a budget, this is the way to go....

If your on a budget, this is the way to go. Although the framing part gets tricky if you're going up stairs. Takes a bit of planning, but can be done.

Labor intensive, but inexpensive in terms of...
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Posted By Herm

Talking outdated links

I haven't had a lot of time to delete broken and outdated links. Please send me a private message if you run accross one. I would like suggestions for updates too.


Thanks!

Herm
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Posted By Herm

Crown molding calculator and tips link

The Crown Moulding Helper (http://www.josephfusco.org/Articles/Crown_Moulding/crownscript.html)
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Posted By Herm

I finished a staircase that I made in a finish...

I finished a staircase that I made in a finish called Glitsa (per the customers demand).

It's a flooring finish that's very durable from Sweden. Drawback is it's the nastiest finish I've ever...
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Posted By Herm

Dave, Welcome to the forums. Sorry to...

Dave,

Welcome to the forums.

Sorry to hear about your unfortunate situation.

This website has a section on building kitchen cabs. The link is below...

Building Kitchen Cabinets |...
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Posted By Herm

Great idea. That's what I have been doing in for...

Great idea. That's what I have been doing in for your type of cuts for years. Much safer.
For what it's worth, I stopped using blade guards about a month after I used my first tablesaw - about 35...
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Posted By Herm

I took some "classes" years ago at a local trade...

I took some "classes" years ago at a local trade school, and was able to make a really nice birdhouse when I was finished. I finally took an apprenticeship with a local master cabinet maker. After...
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Posted By Herm

Unless they are fixed shelves, they are...

Unless they are fixed shelves, they are relativley inexpensive and very easy to replace. I would just go that route.
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Posted By Herm

Great idea on the corner braces, but that cracked...

Great idea on the corner braces, but that cracked glue joint would still need to be fixed before you mount them and let your daughter lean back in it again,. I have a feeling that the original joint...
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Posted By Herm

Either a good marine varnish, or spar urethane...

Either a good marine varnish, or spar urethane should do the job well. If your staining first, make sure the stain has had adequate time to set up. Do several coats, and lightly sand between them...
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Posted By Herm

The perfect tool is an oscillating edge sander,...

The perfect tool is an oscillating edge sander, like the one in the link below...

Jet 6 X 89 OSCILLATING EDGE SANDER (http://woodworker.com/cgi-bin/FULLPRES.exe?PARTNUM=150-269)

However, most...
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Posted By Herm

Wirepuller38 is right about the angles. Different...

Wirepuller38 is right about the angles. Different crown molding have different "spring" angles. You need to know the spring angle to make sure you have the appropriate chart.

jatco mentioned the...
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Posted By Herm

You won't even need a sledge hammer. A couple of...

You won't even need a sledge hammer. A couple of good whacks around the center with an ordinary hammer should crack it in half so you can get it out. It's probably adhered to the vanity with adhesive...
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Posted By Herm

Brett, Welcome to the forum. Looks like...

Brett,

Welcome to the forum.

Looks like it would be sturdy enough. Use the carraige bolts like the instuctions say, and it will be very sturdy.

Pine will work and be inexpensive.

Good...
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Posted By Herm

Try the link below. They have a few different...

Try the link below. They have a few different kinds of chair spindles. May or may not help you



Wood Table Legs, Furniture Bun Feet, Interior Wood Columns, Kitchen Island Legs, Table Base Kits...
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Posted By Herm

I have ordered stair parts from stairsupplies.com...

I have ordered stair parts from stairsupplies.com several times. I've ordered complete stair rebuild parts, as well as just a few parts.
They have been excellent at customer service. They even...
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Posted By Herm

Welcome to the forums! I have done this...

Welcome to the forums!


I have done this before to fix an edge glued joint. It should take care of the problem assuming that by not ripping it correctly, you mean that there is a slight bevel....
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Posted By Herm

Like Bill62 said, "On shop built stairs there is...

Like Bill62 said, "On shop built stairs there is no stringer, the skirt is the support for the stair. From the pictures they appear to be shop built."

I was replacing a staircase and ran across...
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Posted By Herm

Thanks for your replies. I am familiar with...

Thanks for your replies.

I am familiar with the right click "save target as" method, and have tried it. When I right click on the window that opens up to view pdf files, there is absolutely...
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Posted By Herm

Most cabinets have a veneered box, with a solid...

Most cabinets have a veneered box, with a solid wood face frame, and solid wood doors (usually on raised panel doors). The veneer is extremely thin, and it's very easy to sand through the veneer....
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Posted By Herm

Thanks for your reply It's 9.1. I haven't been...

Thanks for your reply
It's 9.1. I haven't been able to view any size file. I've reinstalled it several times already.
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Posted By Herm

Can't view PDF files

When I click on a link to open a PDF file, a new window opens - but there is nothing to view. I have Adobe 9 on my desktop. Do I need to configure it somehow?
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Posted By Herm

I've used this stuff...

I've used this stuff (http://www.eti-usa.com/consum/envtex/envlite.htm) called Envirotex Lite to cover bar tops that I have built. It's a 2 part self leveling epoxy that you pour on. It can be...
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Posted By Herm

It's not really hard. If you have woodworking...

It's not really hard. If you have woodworking skills

Here's a link to check out. Courtesy of Taunton press


http://www.taunton.com/finewoodworking/pdf/DrawerBuildingBasics.pdf
You can also do...
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