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anyone ever operated one of these


May 23, 2017, 11:09 pm

this is a real interesting piece of hardware and it has a long history curious if anyone here has run one of these straitoplane beasts https://www.machinio.com/listings/8650862-oliver-170-strait-o-... Read more »

Rail & Stile for outdoor use?


May 23, 2017, 1:48 pm

All, I have been asked to make a wood planter out of cedar. The plans call for using the legs as styles, a top and bottom rail are connected to the legs (stiles) using pocket screws. The 1-in.... Read more »

CPSC Proposes New Safety Rule for Tablesaws

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May 23, 2017, 2:43 am

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/2017/05/15/cpsc-proposes-new-safety-rules-tablesaws -- Jeff Read more »

burls for sale


May 22, 2017, 3:09 pm

i have couple burls i need to sell if anyone is looking for some burls Read more »

Sears, Craftsman, Stanley, and China

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May 21, 2017, 11:07 am

I came upon a bit of information today that sheds a good bit of light on the Sears and Craftsman situation. The whole article is about a lawsuit between Sears and One World Technologies, which i... Read more »

What is It?


May 19, 2017, 10:29 pm

Seems, I've seen a similar tool on Rob's What Is It threads. Anyone know what this is and its function? https://lafayette.craigslist.org/tls/6138203891.html Sonny Read more »

Utility drawers


May 18, 2017, 6:04 pm

My drawers are going to be 8 1/2 H x 32 D x 34W. What material would be best for the sides , front and back? Should I use 3/4 plywood for the bottom. The drawers are not going to be used for gold... Read more »

A couple of comments on Ridgid tools

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May 17, 2017, 11:24 pm

Right now, Ridgid is having all kinds of promotions on their battery powere d tools. Some are just starting, some are ending, some reflect model chang es, and some are online closeouts only. Too ... Read more »

Masters of the Craft - Hank Gilpin


May 17, 2017, 12:17 pm

Exploring the American Forest no wood is bad wood https://www.youtube.com/embed/TTwwavQGHZc?autoplay=1 Read more »

DW713 Accessories


May 17, 2017, 4:08 am

I have a DeWalt DW713 Type 2 miter saw. The manual, pages 3&4, says it can use the DW7082 clamp and DW7084 crown stop. But the lists of saws that can use the DW7082/4 don't include the DW713. Can ... Read more »

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where to get parts for old Holz-Her jigsaw rating: 5

Any idea where to get parts for an old Holz-Her model 2162 jigsaw? All I need is the pin that goes through the blade guide roller pair (now in pieces). Please post replies. thanks. Nigel (trying to ... Read more »

Who makes J.E. Moser's finishing products sold at woodworker.com ? rating: 5

Does anyone know who actually makes J.E. Moser's finishing products? I would be pressed to imagine that a cataolg sales company actually makes it. I happen to like some of these products and was wo... Read more »

Chain morticer - Ryobi CM30 rating: 5

Anyone got any experience with chain morticers, particularly the small Ryobi? Should I buy one that's going cheap ? Read more »

Jet Bandsaw riser block sale at Woodcraft rating: 5

Heads up, $39.95. I'm gettin' one. Read more »

How to remove wax from burl wood block? rating: 5

I just picked up some a two pound chunk of burl wood and it comes coated with a thick wax. What's the best way to clean the wax off? Do I have to reseal the wood that is unused after I finish cutti... Read more »

Woodtek Equipment rating: 5

Hi, I have been looking at Planer/Molders and I have not seen a lot around. I called all the local stores and no one seems to cary them. So, I bought a Jet 13 Planer/Molder. I guess it was my ba... Read more »

What Knives should be used to in the Rockwell 37-315 8" Jointer? rating: 5

I am in the process of restoring a Rockwell 37-315 jointer (circa 1981). I just got it running (3 phase power) and it is all cleaned and painted. The knives are very badly chipped and I need to rep... Read more »

Ryobi Router/Table Combo rating: 5

I was at the Borg the other day and saw the Ryobi Router/Table Combo model #R161RTA. The price was listed at 99 bucks. Anyone had any experience with it? Read more »

Need info on a Jet Table Saw rating: 5

I just picked a used JET table saw for next to nothing but I cant find any information on it. The model number is CTAS-150 and the stock number is 708519. Any information would be greatly appreciat... Read more »

Outdoor furniture wood choices rating: 5

Got the world from La SWMBO to built 4 adirondack chairs.There are two choices of wood available to me cypress and eastern red cedar.The cypress is not the sinkers kind but from a little search is ju... Read more »

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