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RE: Retracting Wall


as for the spilling drinks and such,, if the upper aprt comes up out of the lower part  there shouldn't be any gap to spill anything into,

wall retracted it has a solid bartop, wall raised, its a solid wall,

might think about some sort of trim to match up the middle , where the wall will show the step area where the top wall slides down,, there will be a offset ,

 

like a piece of wide baseboard notched to go over the top edge of the lower wall, and when the wall is down as a bar, the trim looks like its trim up under the lip of the bar,,



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Bad Rat wrote:

as for the spilling drinks and such,, if the upper aprt comes up out of the lower part  there shouldn't be any gap to spill anything into,


 'Zactly and the trim could even be some chair rail that would also serve as a finishing trim when the top section was down.



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Good ideas! I'll definitely have some kind of sketch for you guys to check out before I start building this part.

Do you guys know of a good brand of masonry drill bits? I'm using a cordless Dewalt Hammer drill with Dewalt bits, but I can barely hold my beer can, cause my hands hurt so much. There must be better bits out there, or is just the way it's going to be?

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De Walt products were always top Quality , we used them pretty much exclusively, But that was 10 years ago,, the way offshore stuff has kinda taken over everything, They might not be the same quality of a few years ago,

Skill was always a good drill bit,, Porter Cable is another one that comes to mind, most likely you have about the best with De walt,,

De Walt bought out some of the other tool makers , like Black&Decker and the quality went down the tube, just a toss up

Drilling Concrete isn't gonna be easy with any brand of tool,,

I usually call on my wife for help when the going gets tough, biggrinbiggrin what she don't know ain't worth knowing,, confuse



-- Edited by Bad Rat on Sunday 22nd of April 2012 07:22:12 AM

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DennisT wrote:

Do you guys know of a good brand of masonry drill bits? I'm using a cordless Dewalt Hammer drill with Dewalt bits, but I can barely hold my beer can, cause my hands hurt so much. There must be better bits out there, or is just the way it's going to be?


 The only thing that my ?knowledge? of drilling masonry could possibly add to this would be this:  "IF it comes to drilling the holes in the concrete easier or being able to hold your beer, then that is really a no brainer"

Anything else I can help you with?????  biggrinbiggrinbiggrinbiggrin



-- Edited by Mello Yello on Sunday 22nd of April 2012 07:54:14 AM

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dont buy vermont american if you want to drill a hole. hahaha. they aint no good.what size holes are you drillin? get you a few concrete nails. sometimes a rock can get smooth as heck and them little hammer drills wont cut thruogh. stick a concrete nail in the hole and give it a good whack. it cracks the rock and the drill will start cuttin again.works on wire too but not rebar. hahaha

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Geez might have just hit on your problem,, you might be tryingto drill through a piece of rebar,, or reinforcement wire,,,move over a little and try another hole,

plug up the bad one with pourcrete



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you shouldnt ever have to put a lot of presure on a hammer drill.if it quiots cuttin use that concrete nail trick. it works.

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Don't forget to centerpunch the holes or the bit will walk off of your marks.

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Don't forget to centerpunch the holes or the bit will walk off of your marks.


 If that should happen then have another biggrinbiggrinbiggrin



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Mello Yello wrote:
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Don't forget to centerpunch the holes or the bit will walk off of your marks.


 If that should happen then have another biggrinbiggrinbiggrin


 Also have another if your tie gets wrapped around the drill bit.  And I'd like to see the video of that event.biggrin



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