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Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-19-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,614
Posted By little d
Re: I Just Cut The Cords Off My Power Tools.

AMC,
i like your idea, have you thought about a twist lock plug/receptacle to keep the cord from separating from the tool while using?

I always wound the cord up on the tool but even with the...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-16-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By little d
Re: Garage framing/bracing question

Yes, those are temp braces, your roof is now doing what they did.
Forum: Garage Gallery 08-09-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 823
Posted By little d
Re: A Tour Of The Machines In My Shop

Jer,
nice save and thank you for taking the time to post, love the old machines,
D
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-09-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 783
Posted By little d
Re: Thoughts on joist/frame repair?

Sti,
instead of the 1by or 2by ledgers nailed to the post, I would have a coupla 2" by 2", 1/8" thick angle iron pieces made up and bolted to the post, as long as the post is still solid, this...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 08-08-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By little d
Re: debating modifying my new post and beam sugar house

M,
that should be very simple and straight forward. Above the door and window, there should be a beam running from wall to wall, acting as the top plate/headers that the studding is attached to,...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 07-21-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 114,048
Posted By little d
Re: The making of a table

Wow, that looks nice. When you get famous, can I say I knew you when....
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-21-2015, 06:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By little d
Re: Sun Rooms?

^^^^ Thats what I did also Volleyball except I got double pain solid glass instead of sliding, BIG MISTAKE! I don't remember now what it cost but, it was way cheap.

Jim,
as far as plans go, I'd...
Forum: General Garage Discussion 07-20-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,493
Posted By little d
Re: Sun Rooms?

Jim,
when I was a kid I built one on the back of Mom and Dads house, 16' by 50 some odd feet. The one thing to keep in mind is ventilation, even with the tinted windows, it got hot in there in the...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 07-02-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 524
Views: 265,822
Posted By little d
Re: The repurposing thread

Bub,
before you relocate the lift, ya might try a arm that pivots, you could load it swung out and then swing it over the landing once it gets to the top.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-19-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

OK guys, I need some more help here. I got a PM from a member on here, tracy.reich and have tried to respond a few times but, for what ever reason, it doesn't seem to work.
Anyway, Tracy, if you...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-12-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By little d
Re: Measuring and drilling on a curve?

Hope ya get to feelin better soon and yes, I for onw want to see how it turns out,
D
Forum: Flooring 06-10-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,104
Posted By little d
Re: Wavy concrete floor. What are my options?

Kgordon,
I'm no expert on flat work but, couldn't he just add filler (base) in the low spots to bring the base up level and pour a 3" cap?
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-04-2015, 04:01 PM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 1,721,018
Posted By little d
Re: Show us your welding projects

Boost,
thank you, I thought you built the bender itself and not just the stand but again, thanks for the post.

Brawles,
thanks,
when I get the time I'll spend some time on your blog and check...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-04-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 3,831
Views: 1,721,018
Posted By little d
Re: Show us your welding projects

Boost,
I second a thread on the bender. Ive seen plans on them, just never seen anyone go step by step building one.
Forum: General Garage Discussion 06-03-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 32,953
Posted By little d
Re: Putting a basement under my garage (& back yard) ?

Someguy,
my Dad had a saying, "Don't get in my way telling me I can't do something, while I'm doing it." Glad to see there are still those out there with the same mind set, please keep posting,
D
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-03-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By little d
Re: Measuring and drilling on a curve?

OK, if you are going to try it yourself, take the button head bolt out of the middle and put in a longer bolt and tie a loop in a piece of string. With the cover off and the air filter still on, hook...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 06-02-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,498
Posted By little d
Re: Measuring and drilling on a curve?

If ya want it done right and not have that home made look, ^^^^^ I'd take Kevin up on the offer, Laying out holes may be fairly easy, making several look symmetrical...Whole different world.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-23-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,083
Posted By little d
Re: calculating open area for a tapered cone with a pipe inside.

I may be wrong here but, if I am, someone will chime in. I'd take the inside di of the outside tube and take away the outside di of the inside tube, top and bottom, add them together, divide by 2,...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-22-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

I did in fact talk to the guy and fully understand what the quote is for. He said it would all have to be cut out of plate and then welded together.

I didn't quite write out what I meant when I...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-20-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 798
Views: 114,048
Posted By little d
Re: The making of a table

In our thoughts also, one of the hardest things a man has to deal with.
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-16-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

OK, well I just got a pm by a member who might be interested in the project, I'll keep this updated in-case anyone else gets into a situation like this,
Frank
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-15-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

AWD,
thanks for the link but, I've found lots of them on the net, only prob is they all have the tubing to protect the head lights and grill, I only want the heaver bumper but, thanks.

Mike,
see...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-13-2015, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

This is what I'm asking to have built, the bumper itself, not the tubing above it that protects the headlights or grill, I dont even need it to be rounded off on the sides, squared off would be ok,...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-12-2015, 07:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

Thanks guys,
ya I think I will check around a little. For 3100 bucks, if that is going to be the labor, I think I'll buy a tig and teach myself...
Forum: Fabrication & Techniques 05-12-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,899
Posted By little d
Re: A Question for you Aluminum fabricators

McLatchy,
that was my first thought but, I've never priced anything like this out so I don't know.

Astroracer,
you may be right, I hope not but, you could be.

Kevin,
thank you sir for the...
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