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HF Coupon Availability?


October 20, 2017, 6:00 pm

Debating driving up to the new(ish) HF but since is 1-hr+ each way... Posted the question earlier but was buried in bowels of a followup to the HD warranty fiasco so will try straight out -- Sinc... Read more »

workbench position


October 20, 2017, 4:09 am

always had my bench against a wall but lot of videos show the bench away from walls so both sides are accessible just seemed like having against a wall made the best use of floor space but i was ... Read more »

My Email To Home Depot Regarding The Husky Hand Tool Replacment Process

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October 19, 2017, 3:12 am

I just sent this email to Home Depot Customer Care. I share it with the members of this fine group just in case you have a Husky hand tool that needs to be replaced someday. As you will soon see, ... Read more »

Thank Goodness Jorgenson/Pony has been bought


October 18, 2017, 11:33 pm

I have made several comments about the likes and dislikes of my CabinetMaster, Jet, and Bessey Revo clamps. I remain sold on the CabinetMasters and thank goodness they will be in production agai... Read more »

Anyone have a price & quality opinion on this jointer....

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October 17, 2017, 6:17 pm

Lot 3 - http://www.irsauctions.com/index_lots.asp?pg=details&id=21435 I'm also watching Lot 6 for a friend. Sonny Read more »

workbench wheels


October 15, 2017, 6:25 pm

after a lot of fuss well not that much really i decided not to have wheels on the work bench i like a bench that stays put and the wheels that get out of the way added too much bulk under the ben... Read more »

cad for shop layout


October 15, 2017, 5:07 pm

there is a program called librecad that made it easy for me to enter the shop equipment footprints and to rearrange the layout every time i try one of these programs the dreaded learning curve make... Read more »

Re: Canadian Tire Planer


October 15, 2017, 1:34 pm

FWIW Canadian Tire sells tools. Read more »

workbench height

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October 15, 2017, 3:47 am

currently mine is at 35 inches but i am think of lowering it one guy recommended the height of horizontal palms where your arms are straight down that seems too low to me Read more »

live work truck


October 15, 2017, 3:09 am

that fold down deck is one of a kind like the shot fishing right off the deck https://boise.craigslist.org/rvs/d/rare-1969-chevy-open-road/6334749172.html Read more »

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Table Saw Crosscut Sled Rear Fence Material

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I am building my first crosscut sled from the David J Mark's plans. For the rear fence, which I consider the most important part, I am considering maple. The trouble is that a 4' piece of 8/4 maple, ... Read more »

Belsaw 910 planer?

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I have just acquired a Belsaw 910 planer that needs some work and a little TLC. Does anyone know where I can get parts and information on this machine? TIA Jay Cups Read more »

Epoxy, PVA, yellow, Gorilla Glue or something else?

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Hi, I'm making a maple workbench top and I need to glue it up. The plans (the Veritas Modern Bench) call for epoxy because of the long working time or PVA or yellow glue. The epoxy was REALLY exp... Read more »

Bosch 1590EVS Jigsaw - chip blower problem?

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My two month old Bosch jigsaw doesn't blow, but, that's not necissarily a good thing. I don't notice a difference with the chip blower lever to either position. The saw dust bounces and vibrates out ... Read more »

Delmhorst G-22 moisture meter

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$3.50, thrift store. Works fine, includes extra points, couple of scuffs on the meter, normal wear, clamshell case is in cherry condition. Worth the money? Read more »

Remote on 2HP Harbor Freight Dust Collector?

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Would the 110V Shop Fox or the PSI Long Ranger remote work with the Harbor Freight 100VAC Dust Collector? Each remote states 1.5hp and the Long Ranger states 20amp peak. Any experience using one o... Read more »

Rockwell 336 Belt Sander

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Hi Group, I have an old Rockwell 336 belt sander. I'm in need of some parts and was wondering if this is the same as the Porter Cable 336? They look the same in the parts break down except mine don't... Read more »

Eclipse honing guide projection/bevel

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Greetings, Lee's Sharpening has a jig for setting blade projection for the Eclipse honing guide. I'm making one. The objective is to easily set the guide for bevel angles other than the standard 25 ... Read more »

Cliffs Safety Glasses at Big Lots

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My local Big Lots has these Cliffs (Cliff Weil,Inc.) glasses, They have a website, looks like a big company http://www.cliffweil.com/ I guess there like safety glasses,(well they are) but they were o... Read more »

wood staining techniques

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Can someone describe the basic pros/cons between minwax regular wood stain and then applying polyurethane...stain with polyurethane included (poly...and the new water based minwax stains ? I'll be s... Read more »

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