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Dado Balde


January 22, 2017, 4:22 pm

IIRC Mike was debating the choice of a new dado set. I just got an e-mail fro ACME tools. The Forrest 8 Dado King set is on sale for $249.99 until 1/28/2017 I don't know if you are steering that d... Read more »

megatar guitar shop for sale


January 21, 2017, 9:23 pm

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3hp sawstop


January 21, 2017, 9:13 pm

would not call this excellent condition and the price seems really high even if it really was excellent condition https://eugene.craigslist.org/tls/5922294394.html Read more »

blade makers


January 21, 2017, 6:56 pm

in my quest for a dado or box joint or finger joint blade i have found a lot of blade makers collecting them here forrest freud ridge carbide oshlun grizzly has a woodworker's signature brand ... Read more »

How long behtween coats of wiping poly?


January 21, 2017, 6:34 pm

Red oak. Minwax gloss poly cut 50 percent with mineral spirits. The first c oat is on for a little short of two hours. Feels dry. Ok to recoat? If anyone would rather argue why it is I'm using this... Read more »

Ah Ha ! band saws


January 21, 2017, 3:48 am

Earlier this week, an article in the the Lee Valley woodworking newsletter mentioned LV now selling bandsaws - I went to their website to check - nuttin' .. http://www.leevalley.com/en/new... Read more »

What kind of nail gun?


January 20, 2017, 3:51 am

I'm taking the flooring out of my front room, laying down 3/4 inch plywood and 1/4 inch cement board, and then tile. I want to use a nail gun to build additional 2 X 4 supports for screwing down ... Read more »

What?? More Woodworking?

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January 19, 2017, 11:51 pm

Just to change the subject matter from tool company trades, electrical theory, and software deals, I am just about to pull the trigger on the office file cabinet/bookshelf for our home. For the ... Read more »

OT: H&R Block Tax Software on sale


January 19, 2017, 11:32 pm

Price of H&R Deluxe w/State has dipped to $24.99 at Amazon.com. This is a typical seasonal swing for this item, and if the past is an indication, it will neither stay at nor return to this price.... Read more »

wobble dado

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January 18, 2017, 11:51 pm

at first it sounds like an interesting idea but introducing a little too much chaos for me they are inexpensive but would not think it would be good for the saw or the material or the operator wh... Read more »

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Trouble with Senco finish nailer. rating: 5

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Putting up hundreds of feet of MDF trim. (1/2 casings, baseboards etc.) Using 2 finish nails in the gun. Only about one in nine nails sets below the surface. Pain in the ass to bend and set n... Read more »

Choosing/using router bits to dado/rabbet and groove for/into under/nominal... rating: 5

I've been chasing my tail trying to find the right place (/person) to cut up some , , & plywood so I can make some built-in cabinet drawers with front lock joints, rear dados (or even possibly ra... Read more »

Jatoba for bench top? rating: 5

I'm building a new workbench and can make the top out of Jatoba for about $65 more than Hard Maple would cost. I know Jatoba is extremely hard so that seems like a good reason to go with it but I hav... Read more »

Arslan HVLP rating: 5

Hi, I just want some thoughts on Arslan HVLP, I just received one as a gift, 1.5mm Nozzle, it's just out of the box, but my compressor is out of order, can't try it just yet!!!. I received model no. ... Read more »

DIY - Auto Blast Gate - Makes the DC Turn ON/OFF rating: 5

Has anyone done this? I just re-did my DC system (Made all the blast gates my self) Right now I use the longRanger remote which works fine. But I want to add and auto switch on my chop saw - The bla... Read more »

My DW733 is leaving lines on my boards rating: 5

Hello, I have a DW733 and recently it started leaving two lines on the boards as they passed through the planer. I changed knifes and still the same result. The lines look like someone took a utilit... Read more »

Biesmeyer Crosscut Sled rating: 5

I was watching an episoid of Freeform Furniture and there was a crosscut sled that looked like it could be a Biesmeyer. Does anyone have knowledge who made this or know who in fact makes this. You ca... Read more »

Craftsman plane 5CBB ? rating: 5

Hi All, So, before I give you the longer story, basically I'm looking for some info on this plane. The 5CBB is stamped in the side of the sole, and the BB strangely seems to be a smaller font than t... Read more »

PC 8529 Height Adjustment rating: 5

I bought a PC 8529 plunge router about a year ago because I needed to use 1/2 inch bits for pattern cutting work (they were also on sale for $100). At the time, I planned to use it almost exclusivel... Read more »

thinning water based poly with alcohol rating: 5

I just saw an article in Wood magazine where the author used denatured alcohol to thin water based poly claiming it allows bubbles to disperse etc. Has anyone tried this technique yet? If so, did y... Read more »

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