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Forum: Shop & Safety 09-30-2020, 10:55 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,996
Posted By JWS
Way to go Jen!!!!! Looking wonderful. Not going...

Way to go Jen!!!!! Looking wonderful. Not going to stay with dirt floor? You go girl!
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 08-24-2020, 10:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,569
Posted By JWS
Bought my propane forge from JB who is on here. ...

Bought my propane forge from JB who is on here. Mid Indiana, if you haven't met him, he is a top notch guy, full of information and suggestions. Might check with him, very reasonable, had to be I...
Forum: Fabrication 07-26-2020, 09:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,154
Posted By JWS
Dad never let me have a post driver with handles....

Dad never let me have a post driver with handles. He knew a guy that broke his collar bone by not using/paying attention to the handles.
Forum: Shop & Safety 07-02-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,148
Posted By JWS
When we added onto the house about 18 years ago...

When we added onto the house about 18 years ago (maybe more) I put green tin on the roof over 1/2 OSB. No problems. Old part of the house put purlins over asphalt (two layers) and screwed down green...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-05-2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JWS
Well nice to see pain in the ass and smart ass...

Well nice to see pain in the ass and smart ass have contributed!!!
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-03-2020, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JWS
Shade, thank you for the information. Sorry that...

Shade, thank you for the information. Sorry that it was a repeat of many repeats. Don't mean to be a pain in the ass.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 06-02-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,418
Posted By JWS
Faulty Hydraulic Fluid?

Stealing this directly from another forum I visit. Trust the chemists and knowledge on this board more than there so am providing their info here for your review and comments.

Evidently is about...
Forum: Fabrication 05-30-2020, 06:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 850
Posted By JWS
Very nice video and great idea. Where the old...

Very nice video and great idea. Where the old frame comes down and around the new tongue (U shaped) I would add ears if not long enough and then drill two holes and use a hitch pin through the holes...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 05-25-2020, 11:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,206
Posted By JWS
For our gun range I have a pull behind rough cut...

For our gun range I have a pull behind rough cut as well as a finish cut mower. Either one at lowest setting do a wonderful job. As my range is on my farm when we get done skeet shooting we break...
Forum: Blacksmithing & Forming 05-15-2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,371
Posted By JWS
Those look beautiful! On my bridle racks I...

Those look beautiful! On my bridle racks I started a few years ago, adding a half pipe between the two shoes so the bridle doesn't take a set on the single shoe point. (clear as mud?). Do you...
Forum: Fabrication 05-12-2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By JWS
Yeah, I bought a new set of GE's about 10 years...

Yeah, I bought a new set of GE's about 10 years ago. I think I got them for 150-160 dollars if I remember right. Those should last the rest of my lifetime. I am only trimming my own. Gave up my...
Forum: Fabrication 05-11-2020, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By JWS
When I graduated in '77 from Oklahoma...

When I graduated in '77 from Oklahoma Horseshoeing school (then it was in Stillwater) I came home with a $90.00 pair of GE nippers and an apron. Still using the box an old guy gave my dad that his...
Forum: Fabrication 05-11-2020, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,443
Posted By JWS
Wow! Wonderful work Matt. Know all about not...

Wow! Wonderful work Matt. Know all about not wanting to throw out the old rasps. Lot like an old hoof knife. They do so much work and fit the hand. My question is, how is the tongue of the...
Forum: Fabrication 05-04-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,905
Posted By JWS
Way to go JB. Build it like you did my forge and...

Way to go JB. Build it like you did my forge and his grandchildren will be using it if he cleans it out and takes care of it!
Forum: Fabrication 04-17-2020, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,968
Posted By JWS
The problem with adding to the back, when turning...

The problem with adding to the back, when turning that is going to have a heck of swing at the tail end. I would agree with the telescoping tongue, front bunk and second bunk meet together when the...
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 03-11-2020, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 959
Posted By JWS
Grandkids, God's gift to parents for not killing...

Grandkids, God's gift to parents for not killing their kids when they were teenagers!:devil:
Forum: Fabrication 03-11-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,307
Posted By JWS
Very nice set of stocks. Thinking of rebuilding...

Very nice set of stocks. Thinking of rebuilding my shoeing stocks out of metal before I retire. In my mind, very much like what you have created so I can "downsize" the stocks to fit my ponies. My...
Forum: Fabrication 02-28-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,071
Posted By JWS
Now what have you done to prepare the inside of...

Now what have you done to prepare the inside of the tank? Any coating has burnt and is probably peeling. It will find its way to your gas tank and carb. Will rust from the inside out.

With...
Forum: Fabrication 02-26-2020, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,071
Posted By JWS
Make a sling from ratchet strap or tow strap. ...

Make a sling from ratchet strap or tow strap. Loops and placement. Don't weld on it please.
Forum: Fabrication 02-17-2020, 09:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,323
Posted By JWS
The water helps trap the dust associated with the...

The water helps trap the dust associated with the cutting that gets on everything in the shop.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 02-07-2020, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,557
Posted By JWS
Matt, don't know what Delta lathe your dad has,...

Matt, don't know what Delta lathe your dad has, but have put one of these on a midi lathe at the school. It is from PennStateIndustries.com

https://www.pennstateind.com/store/TCLVSKIT2.html

It...
Forum: Machining 01-12-2020, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By JWS
Resembled a kalideascope with a cracked mirror.

Resembled a kalideascope with a cracked mirror.
Forum: Mechanical & Electrical 11-24-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,280
Posted By JWS
Don't think for your application, but just saw...

Don't think for your application, but just saw these last year and they come to mind.

http://www.instachain.com
Forum: Shop & Safety 11-05-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 19,996
Posted By JWS
Jenn, I apologize, didn't realize you asked...

Jenn,

I apologize, didn't realize you asked me about lighting. 20', I have no idea. My little woodshop is only 24' X24' with a peaked ceiling of maybe 14'. I currently have fluorescent lights,...
Forum: Fabrication 11-01-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,917
Posted By JWS
Yep, and if gravity, put the tube about 1/8 of an...

Yep, and if gravity, put the tube about 1/8 of an inch above the bottom. Crud hopefully stays below the pickup tube.
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