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Forum: General Woodworking Q & A 05-11-2016, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 15,578
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Ripping Cabinet parts safely?

Ripping on a Shopsmith is a basic operation.
They sold a million of them for a reason.
If the blade is sharp you can cut ebony.
They rely on a clean 120 circuit and being variable speed set at the...
Forum: Other Projects 05-10-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 51,471
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Work Project For A Customer

137" x 35" x 45" tall. Bolt-on parts will add to that.
Forum: Other Projects 05-09-2016, 11:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 51,471
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Work Project For A Customer

Wood Siding - Painting
These are outdoor rated. - 8" on center.
These panels have been dry for a month.
Note the saw horses. It's my temporary paint station.
I moved them around with a tractor....
Forum: Other Projects 05-08-2016, 03:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 51,471
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Work Project For A Customer

The outdoor BBQ idea is still haunting me but alas I must press on.
photo 1: The long sides were assembled on (4) Keter work tables. I love them.
There are (4) framing squares and (20)...
Forum: General Woodworking Q & A 05-08-2016, 03:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,185
Posted By SignGuy
Re: dust collection hack

some guys will do anything to fit a wine bottle in a car cup holder,
I meant nice suggestion!
Forum: General Woodworking Q & A 05-07-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,185
Posted By SignGuy
Re: dust collection hack

Shown is the rear of my Rikon.
I used a 4"-to- 2-1/4" adsapter then jerry rigged used flex hose to another 2-1/4".
I aint seen a woodshop yet with a decent selection of hose ends.
And yes the...
Forum: Other Projects 05-06-2016, 04:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 51,471
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Work Project For A Customer

Good guess....but no!
Stay tuned.
photo from today.
All lath screws pre-drilled. Self piercing and self drilling pushes the studs around.
Forum: Other Projects 05-05-2016, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 51,471
Posted By SignGuy
Work Project For A Customer

Day 1 of Est. 10 days
Photo 1: metal track /runners
Photo: 2: metal studs
Forum: Upcoming Events 04-30-2016, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,575
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Road Show 2016

If the tour has added stops the facebook aint caught up yet.
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Having designed stairs at M&M Mars in the late 80's I learned a thing or two about rise and run. Not so sure about them there steps....
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-28-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61,380
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Festool Systainer - Media & Power Hub

aerosol paint won't stick to most plastic including Festool ABS ....unless addl prep is included like sanding and adhesion promoters.
The paint will soon flake off.
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-25-2016, 07:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,795
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Systainer - Sockets

Still saying anyone can make labels at home.
If you can work wood you better be able to make a label.
The silver stuff is mirror film. Has a psa backing like other vinyl film.
You can find that at...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-24-2016, 05:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,795
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Systainer - Sockets

The laminator serves 2 purposes.
1st it extends the life of the ink. Mainly because of UV protection.
2nd it allows scuffs, scrapes and solvents protection.
Being divorced 5 years, I date...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-23-2016, 04:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,795
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Systainer - Sockets

Super nice comments.
Anybody can print their own at home on a plain Jane copier.
Use laminating sheets from Hobby lobby.
a sign shop uses a digital printer $23k shown. A cold press laminator $6k....
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-23-2016, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 19,795
Posted By SignGuy
Systainer - Sockets

My latest customized Stystainers.
Self explanatory.
Not hard to make just a lot of scratching your chin.
Forum: Upcoming Events 04-22-2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,575
Posted By SignGuy
Road Show 2016

Does anyone look at Festool Facebook?
I don't but our local rep was gonna show a couple of my new systainers on it.
So I peeked and saw this road show.
Kinda beats the pants off a local rep...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-22-2016, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,572
Posted By SignGuy
Re: SYS 4 TL-Sort -and- SYS-COMBI 2

The drawers have a nice subtle click when closing.
Granted they were empty.
I can see paste wax might coming in handy if you fill them heavy.
One improvement over the old style is reduced bind....
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-19-2016, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,572
Posted By SignGuy
SYS 4 TL-Sort -and- SYS-COMBI 2

Finally !
Both are self explanatory.
The optional inserts and dividers are not shown.
I ordered 2 each for the hell of it.
.
Not shown are new Festool Sysytainer labels for at home printers or...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 04-19-2016, 01:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,815
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Revision inside Systainers

I asked the rep today.
He seemed pretty on top of the product line and didn't know.
He says these showing up in systainers here and there.
What do you think the new design is for? It was...
Forum: Festool Tools 04-19-2016, 01:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,602
Posted By SignGuy
VAC SYS SE1

Thumbs up after trying it.
It features vacuum thru the base to a work bench and vacuum to your work piece.
A heavy wood door was the demo Guinea pig and we could sand on it.
The foot pedal seemed...
Forum: Festool Tools 04-19-2016, 01:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,525
Posted By SignGuy
Forum: Festool Tools 04-19-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 15,525
Posted By SignGuy
Dust Extractor CT SYS - # 584174

Dust Extractor CT SYS - 584174
This thing is slick. I preordered one. Comes out May Day I think.
It’s on the Festool website now but what I can say by playing with it was that the hoses friction...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 03-31-2016, 04:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,815
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Revision inside Systainers

No memo for you either? Maybe only the really cool guys got it.
It's squared off now so a shelf could possibly sit on it. It is in thirds.
I was started 2 more custom systainers and Would be neat...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 03-30-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,815
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Revision inside Systainers

Guess I'm over my limit. Oh well.
I looked at the Festool site.
The new snap-in bar thing isn't show there. Just the old photos.
Perhaps it's designed for a vacuum kit to hold the hose nozzles or...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 03-30-2016, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,815
Posted By SignGuy
Re: Revision inside Systainers

Note: I've tried uploading low res photos....
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Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 15856721 bytes) in...
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 03-30-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,815
Posted By SignGuy
Revision inside Systainers

What’s with the new thingy in the systainers?
Did I miss something? Not get the memo? (yellow face guy with fingers rolling on desk).
The rear stiffener has been redesigned, guessing to accept...
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