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Dadio

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About Dadio

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  • Birthday 05/18/1868

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    Herb
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    Washington
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    Male
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  1. Dadio

    the Toolbox of America -- Stanley

    Well, Wally and Sam came in years ago and put all the MOM and Pops , and the old established stores out of business,and the bigger ones became all-in-one stores to compete. Then the Super sized stores, we have a Wallys World here that I swear it takes 2 days to walk from one side to the other, like putting 2-3 Lowes together. They say what goes around comes around, now Amazon has taken the challenge,and Wally's is the one with tears in their eyes. Not in my eyes, I never shopped a Wallys after the first time, too many people in sandals and stinky feet. Herb
  2. Dadio

    Building a Bed Frame

    Streven that is sure a sturdy bed frame. You are doing a super job on it. What size is it a Queen? Looks more like a King Size in the pictures, did you check the mattress size? I would put a wooden ledge on for the slats while you are at it,throw that old iron one away,or trade it for a plane. You might have to beef up under the floor too, so save those ends you cut off the rails. And don't forget to give a holler to those kids to come and help you pack that up to the bedroom. Keep the pictures coming, don't want to miss any of this. Herb
  3. Dadio

    Repurposed Reject

    I got tired of seeing the plain back on the Drumsander cabinet and I had this first attempt at Marquetry reject laying around ,so decorated the back of the cabinet. Here is the before and after. Herb
  4. I hope you get some relief,Jesse, This medical stuff is no fun. Herb
  5. Dadio

    Tissue Boxes

    I was thinking the same, those are some heavy duty tissue boxes.. looks like you are doing good job on them. one for everyone. Herb
  6. Hope you and your wife have a wonderful trip. Send some pictures if you get a chance. Herb
  7. Working on that Warped planter, trying to "save" it from the junk heap. Just doesn't look right to me. Herb
  8. Dadio

    Hollow Shelter

    We had a big Doug Fir Stump like that and that was my brother and my fort. Brings back good memories, thanks Gerald. Herb
  9. Dadio

    Brand Names Are Often Overpriced

    There is a lot of that going on in college, or at least when I was there Too many years ago to remember. Herb
  10. Dadio

    Brand Names Are Often Overpriced

    I am off the end of that chart, Keith on every thing I do in the shop, and I am not into Festools. But personal gratification must factor into that somewhere. Herb
  11. Dadio

    Brand Names Are Often Overpriced

    Negatory on the second one, If I needed one for a one job tool, I would considder the power plane. I have a belt sander I don't use any more doubt if I would use a portable plane either Like Steven says,"we have ways" Herb
  12. Dadio

    Brand Names Are Often Overpriced

    I found a hand plane that will fit my hand. https://www.amazon.com/Bosch-GHO12V-08N-Planer-Bare-Tool/dp/B07B6JPYFT/ref=pd_bxgy_469_img_2/147-1832705-8571505?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B07B6JPYFT&pd_rd_r=f12a6898-5c99-11e8-95cc-8d6372de52a3&pd_rd_w=vQc8k&pd_rd_wg=3Pl7E&pf_rd_i=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=3914568618330124508&pf_rd_r=37E98HATY5QGA2JPNSM3&pf_rd_s=desktop-dp-sims&pf_rd_t=40701&psc=1&refRID=37E98HATY5QGA2JPNSM3&dpID=51%252BacZOiEIL&preST=_SX300_QL70_&dpSrc=detail You have to copy and paste, will not open for some reason. Herb
  13. Dadio

    Hole Saws

    I found that if I used WD-40 on the hole saw it doesn't plug up with sawdust and burn. cuts easier and smoother. I use hole saws a lot for larger holes not for the wheels, but for the holes. How thick and what material are you drilling? Herb
  14. Dadio

    Brand Names Are Often Overpriced

    There are hand plane guys, and there not hand plane guys, I'm a not and not ashamed of it either, Herb
  15. Dadio

    the Toolbox of America -- Stanley

    Go Harbor Freight!! Herb

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