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    Re: Dado Blades

    If the directions are followed the nut has to fully engaged on the threads. If you can't get all the blades on, the arbor is to short.

    Denis Allan
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    Re: Jigs for makign your own

    Just wanted to chime in. I'm new to bee keeping and somewhat new to wood working. I to love jigs for anything that I'm going to make more than a few of, and box joints, rabbit joints, and frames...
  3. Re: Quick Question on Building Hive Bodies.

    Thanks Cleo.

    I'm going to run with the easier, rabbit and start hammering these things out.

    Thank You Guys.. sometimes I overthink the small points..

    Denis Allan
  4. Re: Quick Question on Building Hive Bodies.

    Morning.

    I have done some router profile work before. two things about using a router to make that cut. \
    First.. if you can get a 1/2" shaft router bit, do it.. much better bit.
    Second. Even...
  5. Re: Quick Question on Building Hive Bodies.

    Ok..

    I'll have to google that one.. but.. I have never really done outdoor furniture or structure..
    does the type of wood affect how long it lasts and what about the bees.. just the outside of...
  6. Quick Question on Building Hive Bodies.

    I have been looking at hive bodies in my area and the end grain always appears to be the reason for structural failure.
    Trying to find a corner joint what will withstand time and the elements. Yes...
  7. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    If I miss understood the comment, I do apologise for that. .and Yes. I now see word vs. .wood. I'd say I'm better with wood then words..
    Sorry Bluegrass for the bit..

    Denis
  8. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    I can appreciate that bluegrass.. the next line in the comment was that I have to get my head wrapped around the forces that act on the corner of the hives,, not that I was able or not.. but thank...
  9. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    I think that's why air nailers became so popular so quickly.. hold nail and go..
    The issue with screws is the end grain, and the reaction of the screw in the wood over time..
    This was why I...
  10. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    ThanksFeltze.

    I'm fairly able at the word working, just have to get my head wrapped around the forces that will be acting on the box with seasonal changes and the future stresses on the box for...
  11. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    I'd agree that the wood will expand and contract along the face of the board, but through the thickness, I'd be surprised to see anything above 1/64 of an inch in soft wood even with a relatively...
  12. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    If your going to use biscuits. I'd use a spline which is what the lock miter joint is with two short built in splins
  13. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

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    Hope this works.. try clicking on the picture to see it clearer.. have to learn how to do this upload picture thing...

    This is the joint I was hoping to use.. with the interlock, and a...
  14. Re: Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    Have any of you used a lock miter joint.. I was just checking my router box and found the bit I was looking for.. has a 45 degree angle with a protruding finger and rabbit all in the same side..
    ...
  15. Anyone use a Box Miter Joint for building supers...

    I'm just getting started in bee keeping and was about to start building supers. I have a shop and was looking to use a box miter joint which would limit or eliminate the amount of end grain exposed...
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