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Forum: Finish Carpentry 02-26-2020, 12:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 24,859
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Set up block has an overall 15/16" width. Top...

Set up block has an overall 15/16" width.
Top is for 1 1/2" material
First step down is 1/4" (1 1/4" thick material)
Second step down is 1/2" ( 1" thick material)
Third step down is 3/4" (3/4"...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 09-21-2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,056
Posted By Justin Huisenga
VC Maple ply banded with 1 1/2" Lyptus. Banding...

VC Maple ply banded with 1 1/2" Lyptus. Banding goes a long way to keeping them flat
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-27-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,868
Posted By Justin Huisenga
You can get it tight with a hooped set if the...

You can get it tight with a hooped set if the miter is biscuited and clamped the with the correct pressure. 1/8" is nothing. You can pull 1/4"-5/16" tight to the jamb and rock with a clamp without...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 05-03-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 482
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Couple mods for the saw Rob. The ZC fences...

Couple mods for the saw Rob.

The ZC fences only work as ZC at 90* but sub fences are useful. I made mine out of 1/4" aluminum. Stiffens the fences up quite a bit. If you go with the 1/8" subs...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-08-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,482
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Best combo of size, portability, and function...

Best combo of size, portability, and function I've found is a wings on one of the folding DeWalt stands. Recently rebuilt the whole set up to accommodate a new mounting bracket style.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-20-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,686
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Older Cadex. If I had to buy again I'd likely...

Older Cadex. If I had to buy again I'd likely get an Omer. If you get one don't waste money buying headless pins just get the slight heads, They hold a lot better and the hole size is the same.
...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-19-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,686
Posted By Justin Huisenga
If I have to show a fastener on prefinished it's...

If I have to show a fastener on prefinished it's a 21g slight head and usually backed up with glue blocks. 23g aren't enough and using an 18 is a great way to get asked to never come back.
Forum: Finish Carpentry 01-19-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,686
Posted By Justin Huisenga
I avoid using CA on prefin. The aerosol...

I avoid using CA on prefin. The aerosol accelerator for 2P10 can severely jack up the finish. Changes sheen at minimum if it hits it and I've had it turn whites a light purple. I've taken the fluid...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-19-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,027
Posted By Justin Huisenga
The Type 80 extendables are nice. Been using them...

The Type 80 extendables are nice. Been using them for a few months and they're accurate. I use it for measuring jamb leg cuts and as a double check for door heads. I have the extension marked up...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
A full kerf miter saw blade will be right around...

A full kerf miter saw blade will be right around 1/8" kerf. The FS Tool SM6300 has a kerf of .120 and a plate of .095. The wight difference between thin and full is pretty substantial based on the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-19-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Buddy of mine smoked out the cordless slider...

Buddy of mine smoked out the cordless slider running full kerf. The motors aren't the same as those in the corded saws which technically aren't designed to run full kerf either but do it without a...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-18-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Currently they attach to the stand. Bolted a...

Currently they attach to the stand. Bolted a piece of aluminum to a couple of the extension supports and the wings mount to those with threaded rod and a couple star knobs. Gonna redo all of that...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
The rules on the wings are for measuring short...

The rules on the wings are for measuring short point to short point. I usually feed left to right when cutting casing so I cut a left hand miter, line the short point up with the t-track edge on the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Stairs are just about the only time I pull a...

Stairs are just about the only time I pull a slider out onto a job. Crown over 7" is usually a built up. Same with base over 6 1/2". Everything else fits under the arm of the 716 and I can rig the...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-17-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
You can substitute a Bosch dust port for the...

You can substitute a Bosch dust port for the stock and it makes a difference. DC is in the neighborhood of the Kapex but the problem is the improved DC makes it cut like a Kapex. Drops get sucked...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 12-16-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,326
Views: 847,221
Posted By Justin Huisenga
I converted Spencer to the Yellow saws. If speed...

I converted Spencer to the Yellow saws. If speed and accuracy are the criteria you're after pretty sure I can convert you too. Added bonus is that it'll run big boy full kerfs without smoking out.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 11-16-2018, 11:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 12,116
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Rebuilt and upgraded the fences on my wings. The...

Rebuilt and upgraded the fences on my wings. The design is based on the GlideStop. The fence uses one large and stable stop with adjustable index stops in the t-track on the back. The t-track...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-04-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 16,145
Posted By Justin Huisenga
The fix for that is usually to slide the plate...

The fix for that is usually to slide the plate straight forward vs side to side. The pin registers deeper and tighter into the detent.
Forum: Tools & Equipment 10-01-2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,327
Posted By Justin Huisenga
More variables to a the grind on a blade than...

More variables to a the grind on a blade than that thing accounts for. Also the grinding process needs to be cooled. Heat and carbide don't mix and it really doesn't take much heat to do. If a...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-12-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,830
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Probably not going to be able to glue wood to...

Probably not going to be able to glue wood to melamine with hot melt. Not much sticks to that stuff.

A good gun with some of the high end glues is definitely handy to own. My Pamtite gun is one...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 08-06-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,083
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Alternative to playing cards. #6 x 3/4" screws. ...

Alternative to playing cards. #6 x 3/4" screws. Adjustable for amount of tweak they give the hinge and the painters don't tend to lose them ( somehow they still do but it becomes the kind of stupid...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-18-2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,083
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Even with nailed stops the only times I pull the...

Even with nailed stops the only times I pull the strike side is if I am hiding screws behind it or if the door has a nasty twist to it. Flooring is always in when I start and most of the doors have...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 07-16-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 11,083
Posted By Justin Huisenga
I hang with a Jambmaster. Hinge side gets...

I hang with a Jambmaster. Hinge side gets screwed. Strike side on paint grade gets nailed. Stain grade is also screwed. The screws pull the jamb up tight to the blocks with no flex. The flex...
Forum: Finish Carpentry 05-18-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,986
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Stock model shipped to my door was $513. Comes...

Stock model shipped to my door was $513. Comes with width/height extensions and 10 templates. I ordered extra templates and per mirror matched pair those are $25. I didn't like the supplied...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 04-21-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19,161
Views: 1,988,220
Posted By Justin Huisenga
Had one on my saw and took it off. DC was as...

Had one on my saw and took it off. DC was as good or better than a Kapex. Problem was it made the saw act like a Kapex and suck small cuts and drops into the blade. Ended up bending the arbor...
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