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Bosch USA to sell Skil


January 17, 2017, 11:07 pm

More sells. Looks like Chevron, a Chinese power tool company is already talking about this on their site. http://www.chervongroup.com/en/chervon-acquires-skil-brand Brands they own. http://www.... Read more »

OT: More Electrical Theory. :-D


January 17, 2017, 6:36 am

So I wake up Sunday morning to a house full of light fixtures that are dim or flickering, fans not starting up, stove and microwave both just humming and displays blinking on and off. Seems like h... Read more »

more dado


January 16, 2017, 8:05 pm

6 inch dado versus 8 inch 6 inch should be plenty for me but i am wondering if there is any upside to 8 inch that i am not considering besides all the obvious things like increased depth of cut ... Read more »

dado sets and box joint sets


January 16, 2017, 7:46 pm

looking for a new dado set and found something i had not heard of before freud has a box joint set two blades one formation gives you 3/8 inch and the other gives you 1/4 inch would probably mee... Read more »

Does this need screws?


January 16, 2017, 4:43 pm

Pictorial: https://flic.kr/p/PNUxit It's a shelf/cubbyhole unit, intended to hang from the wall. It's six feet long and a little over 11 deep. The material is red oak. All the joints are dadoed... Read more »

will they stand behind the tools still

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January 15, 2017, 6:34 pm

birds of a feather flock together so now craftsman stanley and black decker will all become equally crappy but i wonder if the craftsman tools with lifetime guarantee will still be honored or will... Read more »

Another great institution closing.

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January 15, 2017, 5:42 pm

Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey is closing down in May. One of the factors .. animal rights groups. Others declining sales. I group up being wowed by the menagerie before the show. To me, ... Read more »

Flattening an extremely warped board on the jointer - FineWoodworking


January 15, 2017, 5:36 pm

This came into by email. I found it pretty damn good .. Hope it helps someone else. http://www.finewoodworking.com/2017/01/10/flattening-extremely-warped-board-jointer -- Jeff --- This email h... Read more »

OT What is really important of the media


January 14, 2017, 2:30 pm

Now that the real agenda of the media has been exposed, here is what really matters to them the most. https://www.yahoo.com/style/news-woman-has-a-meltdown-when-another-woman-wears-the-same-color-... Read more »

For the vets out there


January 14, 2017, 2:53 am

So you want to shop at the PX online are not retired or disabled. Good news http://militaryadvantage.military.com/2017/01/millions-more-vets-to-be-able-to-shop-at-exchanges-online/ So I guess word... Read more »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

oil for senco palm nailer? rating: 5

I'm gonna be driving some hanger nails... so I picked up a used palm nailer. the rest of my senco guns are oilless, but I don't know about this thing. it didn't come with a case or any kind of docume... Read more »

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