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Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,615
Posted By plhalle
Re: Cordless Tool Marketing and Stocking

I am going to guess that the push towards a kit with multiple tools is an effort to build or enhance brand loyalty and possibly consumable sales (batteries).

Peter
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 10-11-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 38,304
Posted By plhalle
Re: HP-8 Small Aluminum Block Plane

Thank. I guess I missed that.

Peter
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 10-11-2014, 01:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 38,304
Posted By plhalle
Re: HP-8 Small Aluminum Block Plane

Out of curiosity, what is the width of the blade? I went looking and couldn't find it anywhere.

I was thinking it might be a nice thing to look forward to in December.

Peter
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 06-01-2014, 02:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,160
Posted By plhalle
Re: Fred's tools?

Peter,

Honestly I hope that you can reach the family. The value of the tools that Fred accumulated is far beyond what I could imagine. No disrespect to anyone here who would want to buy some,...
Forum: Shops and Storage 04-24-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 134,101
Posted By plhalle
Re: Shop Thought Processes Help Needed

I will offer a thought for your electrical that you might be able to adapt, because guys who work with wood are adapting kind of guys.

Years ago I worked for a retailer who operated big box...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 03-21-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,808
Posted By plhalle
Re: FOG is not loved by our corporate firewall

I have passed your information on.

Peter
Forum: Shops and Storage 03-16-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 134,101
Posted By plhalle
Re: Shop Thought Processes Help Needed

Mike,

Is it fair to assume that you have to use pressure treated 2 x 4's on top of the slab? If so you might want to look for those that have been kiln dried again after the pressure treatment. ...
Forum: Festool Tools 03-11-2014, 12:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,173
Posted By plhalle
Re: Sys MFT

Systainers offer the ability to get away from the blow molded cases offered with so many tools. However, personally I think too many people get into the uber organization aspect and end up wasting...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-15-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,245
Posted By plhalle
Re: Bacon

I have a La Caja China. Will cook a pig in 4 hours - but the flavor comes from the marinade - no smoke flavor. Haven't cooked a pig yet.

The Traeger is great for bacon - fat drips off and drains...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-13-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By plhalle
re: Fred West

I hope this will not anger anyone. Randy's box is so beautiful that I downloaded the image and using the raw settings made some adjustments so that the front was more visible. I have deleted the...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-13-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By plhalle
re: Fred West

What a beautiful piece Randy. I can see why they chose it.

Peter
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 01-11-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 66,301
Posted By plhalle
re: Fred West

Fred was blessed to have friends like those here.

Peter
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-24-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,931
Posted By plhalle
Re: Happy Holidays

I believe that it is now Christmas Day in AUS, so Merry Christmas. I hope that everyone has a safe and enjoyable holiday season and the best 2014.

Peter
Forum: Other Projects 08-26-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 72,891
Posted By plhalle
Re: Tools for concrete

Here is an article on the types of joints and placements: http://www.nrmca.org/aboutconcrete/cips/06p.pdf

Peter
Forum: Festool Tools 07-23-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,676
Posted By plhalle
Re: Sticky TS 55 REQ???

Look, all I can tell you is that Festool USA takes the safety of its customers seriously. The track saws have an excellent safety record and they want it to stay that way. I have heard rumors about...
Forum: Festool Tools 07-23-2013, 01:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,676
Posted By plhalle
Re: Sticky TS 55 REQ???

Actually what has happened is that they have started a voluntary recall procedure with the CPSC. Until the plan is approved by the CPSC they are allowed to only post limited information pending the...
Forum: Festool Tools 06-26-2013, 12:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,676
Posted By plhalle
Re: Sticky TS 55 REQ???

Hi David,

The noise that you are hearing is normal. It is the result of the electronics controlling the motor speed. It growls. RE: your sticking saw. I don't have the 55REQ but what you are...
Forum: Machines and Power Tools 06-14-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 27,040
Posted By plhalle
Re: Delta Unifence

You guys rock!

Peter
Forum: Home Improvement Projects 05-17-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 42,266
Posted By plhalle
Re: Teach me about Siding- Need to redo my garage

The gauge is made by Pactool and is called the Gecko Gauge. (I did see your note but thought someone else might want that info.) Yes, use a fiber cement (FC blade) I have used Hitachi, but there...
Forum: Home Improvement Projects 05-17-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 42,266
Posted By plhalle
Re: Teach me about Siding- Need to redo my garage

First, if you are going to use Hardiplank go to their website and find the installation manual. It will have vital information on laps, clearances to other surfaces, etc. Caulking between adjacent...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 04-24-2013, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,766
Posted By plhalle
Re: 2000 posts..how did I manage that

Way to go Okami! I enjoy the heck out of reading your posts!

Peter
Forum: Festool Tools 03-31-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,602
Posted By plhalle
Re: Lex Sanders and their lack of Abrasives

You might also want to try calling Festool USA directly. The LEX line is not a popular with contractors or hobbyists, but my guess is that it is supported for body shops, etc.

Peter
Forum: Festool and Tanos - All Things Systainer 03-27-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,367
Posted By plhalle
Re: T-loc vs classic

The mini systainers do not latch on top of the regulars. Yes they are sized to go inside in various configurations based on systainer size (height).

Two regular systainers will latch on top of a...
Forum: Festool Tools 03-25-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,380
Posted By plhalle
Re: Anyone planning on getting the TI15?

I don't know how many had=ve watched Paul Marcel's video on the Ti-15. One of the many great things that he does in that video is explain about the various types of drivers and drills and how they...
Forum: Festool Tips and Techniques 03-18-2013, 11:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 8,097
Posted By plhalle
Festool Live 3/21/2013 to be streamed

Hey Guys and Gals,

I just read a notice that the Festool Connect Event to be held on March 21, 2013 in Providence, RI will be streamed live from 9:30 AM to 4PM EDT for those who will not be able...
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