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Desperate for tips, in the woodworking world ...

December 3, 2016, 6:57 pm

Things certainly appear to be getting that way ... http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/community/project-gallery/how-make-wood-dominos -- eWoodShop: www.eWoodShop.com Wood Shop: www.e-WoodShop.net... Read more »

Dust Collector remote oddity

December 3, 2016, 4:05 pm

Hey, all-- I could use your help. I'm running a Shop Fox 1HP Dust collector on 240v. 60 Hz; only 1HP. Runs l ike a dream. I picked up the PSI Long Ranger III DC Remote system. 220V. It's ra... Read more »

The latest bed is finished and delivered!

December 3, 2016, 2:28 am

This is the second finished multi drawer bed that I have built since July. This bed is made of walnut and white oak and has 18 drawers. Side view refection of double row drawers. https://www.fli... Read more »

Filling a void

December 2, 2016, 10:21 pm

I just bought a pair of bookmatched sugar maple flitches. Each is about 82 inches long by 16 wide by 2 1/4 thick. Both for $100. One of them has a divot about six inches long by 3 inches wide ... Read more »

Porter Cable 5201 router

November 30, 2016, 1:44 pm

My fixed base Porter Cable 5201 router must be at least 25 years old. It i s a large 3.5 HP I believe. It still seems to be in excellent condition. Ho wever I am concerned about replacing the carb... Read more »

Salvaged Telephone Pole 4x4 Cross Pieces

November 30, 2016, 5:46 am

Making a swing set for a nephew and family, an Xmas gift.... frame of cypre ss, slats made from salvaged telephone pole cross pieces. Pretty sure the slat wood is Douglas-fir. Porch swing type... Read more »

Saving the bark

November 30, 2016, 4:06 am

My wife has an idea to take a cherry slab I have that is about 4 feet long and 12 inches wide -on the cut side- and do something with it. Maybe a shelf. Who knows. The bark is on the slab and she w... Read more »

A new kind of Drill Press

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November 29, 2016, 11:07 pm

A little pricey but no more than a PM. Anyway No belts, electronic speed control, programmable to stop drilling at a certain depth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ENqg-jX-6s Read more »

Dust Collector

November 29, 2016, 1:47 pm

Someone a short while back was looking into dust collectors. Here is one you might want to take a look at. Be sure to watch the video, it explains exactly how this thing works. http://www.bridge... Read more »

chisel and knife source

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November 27, 2016, 9:21 pm

know of a source for chisels or knives with no handles and the blades are just shaped and not sharpened Read more »

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Jet Supersaw Timing Belt Failures - helpful information from Jet rating: 5

Upfront - I own a Jet supersaw and I like it a lot. Now one of the most troubling things about this saw is the apparent number of people who have had problems with the timing belt breaking. Its an 8... Read more »

carbide planer blades for delta 22-580 (13" planer) rating: 5

Does anyone know if such a product exists? I have searched several places, but maybe I'm just missing it. I really am not satisfied paying 36 bucks for high speed steel that don't last very long. Read more »

Woodtek MS240 Oscillating Sander Parts Available? rating: 5

It looked nice in the Habitat store so I brought it home. Consists of housing and 1/3 HP motor with half inch spindle, 4 inches long, date January 1997. To keep it from a landfill requires an oscill... Read more »

corrugated fasteners rating: 5

Anybody have any experience with these? I've got a couple projects coming up where these are probably the right tool for the job... NOT fine furniture! LOL Biscuits would be way too slow and pock... Read more »

Sandbox bottom? rating: 5

I am wondering what to use as the floor of my new sandbox that is under the kids play system. It is 5' x 5'. Do I want to use landscape fabric, or make a wood floor? Thanks for the advice. Also, anyo... Read more »

Grizzly G0555 vs. Jet 708115K rating: 5

Groan ... I am going nuts trying to decide which bandsaw to go with. Based on previous advice, I should dig up some funds and go for the absolute best I can afford. But money is a bit tight. So an... Read more »

Rockwell/Delta 37-315 Jointer Questions rating: 5

I have an old style Rockwell/Delta 8 jointer model 37-315 (serial # ED4541) that I could use some assistance with. 1. The tables are no longer co-planer. The infeed table is high on the leading... Read more »

build your own cnc rating: 5

too big for my budget but still good inspiration i have only seen this video but there are more of his project https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNvoFTV5tIE wondering if he will marry this with a la... Read more »

Jack Plane Flattness. How flat should it be? rating: 5

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I am looking for some advise on how close to flat a 14 inch jack plane should be. I picked up a plane yesterday and today I was checking it out. The first thing I checked was the flatness of the so... Read more »

If it takes along time to sand out planer tears. Is a scraper a better way... rating: 5

I have some rotary cut bubinga I want to make a entry table out of . The wood and grain is really beautiful. Never worked with it before so thought I'd make a cutting board out of some of it to ch... Read more »

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