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Wooden nuts and bolts for electrical assembly


January 22, 2020, 5:21 pm

Who Knew? https://blogs.iwfatlanta.com/blogs/post/2020/01/12/fasteners-of-laminated-pressboard-and-solid-wood Read more »

Looking for a buyer of our black walnut tree with 7. 5’ burl


January 20, 2020, 3:53 pm

Looking for a buyer to cut and buy our black Walnut tree. The diameter is 7 .5’. Based in Turlock ca Read more »

DIY Angle Grinder slide track


January 17, 2020, 1:20 pm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlmCIKA6N4c This guy makes his own angle grinder slider, which is fascinating in itself, but while watching the video, I also noticed he is using other homemade a... Read more »

craftsman 12 inch radial saw model number 113.29500


January 15, 2020, 2:14 pm

I just acquired a craftsman 12 inch radial saw model number 113.29500 with the original unpacking instructions and the original manual and parts list. If anyone is looking to get a copy of these cont... Read more »

Chairs with turned legs leave marks on wood floor


January 15, 2020, 9:48 am

I kind of like the old-style spindle-back Windsor chairs, but only some of them come with bevel-cut (thus planar floor-parallel) feet; others have a hard steel button in the middle, or just hold th... Read more »

Help raising a table


January 14, 2020, 3:37 am

Nice Kitchen table. Height is 28 inches would like to raise it to 30.5 inches. Table has four legs, each leg is two 1x4's formed into an L shape. It is oak. Would like to raise it with a little mor... Read more »

Track saw question: to clamp or not to clamp


January 10, 2020, 11:48 pm

I'm not actually interested in making this desk, but I watched it long enou gh to see this builder use a track saw without clamps. Is this normal use? Since I bought mine recently (cordless Makita... Read more »

Router Table

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January 10, 2020, 8:50 pm

Planning to build a router table to replace my current one, which is too big. I have a Rockler router top which will be used, so basically, I'm building a base. I'm avoiding the Rockler stand bec... Read more »

Made a sandwich in the shop today.


January 9, 2020, 4:38 am

On toast https://imgur.com/gallery/mJuESLw Read more »

Band Saw


January 8, 2020, 9:31 pm

I have an older table top bandsaw that I have used for some time. I was using a fine metal cutting blade on the saw, but changed it out for a wood cutting blade for an upcoming project. With th... Read more »

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Freud FT2000 Router - Guide Bushing

rating: 5

Does anyone know where I can find a guide bushing that will fit this router? The opening in the base is 2 5/8. I am having no luck finding one. I bought a sign making template, that requires a bush... Read more »

squaring rod--what is?

rating: 5

Hi, folks, I've read a couple of references to a squaring rod and how it's more accurate than any square in my shop and you can build one in ten minutes and stuff like that. But I can't figure out wh... Read more »

Grizzly riser block - the hidden cost

rating: 5
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I recently purchased a riser block for my Grizzly 1019 bandsaw. When I went to install it Saturday I found that I needed a 32 mm box end wrench. Neither Home Depot nor Lowe's had it so I had to go ... Read more »

G. I. Mix & CO chisels

rating: 5

Anybody ever used chisels made by G. I. Mix & CO? Am thinking about purchasing some and wanted some input as to how well they held up. Thanks Ben Read more »

DeWalt #733 blades

rating: 5

First time getting my blades sharpened on my DeWalt planer, #733......took it to a local guy, $25, sharpened together as a matched set. Bought a new replacement package of the same blades on e-... Read more »

NEW Powermatic Tenon Jig

rating: 5

Well it look cool. But is it enough of a time saver? Where can you actually get prices? http://www.powermatic.com/us/en/community/videos/tenoning-jig-instructional-video/?utm_source=JangoMail&ut... Read more »

Hey Karl, and any other SPAX users

rating: 5

Karl, after we talked about different types of fasteners a while back, I de cided to give SPAX a try. You're right... I like them! They are a graded fastener, the have a thinner body than the sc... Read more »

Stub Tenon for cabinet door?

rating: 5
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I'm making a wall type cabinet and and am ready to make the door. Any experience with the durability of using a stub tenon for the frame and panel door? The panel is veneer over a substrate, so it ... Read more »

How To Chamfer Cabinet Door Frame?

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How do you build doors like this one? Frame and panel, M&T joinery, inside edge is chamfered. https://tinyurl.com/ChamferDoor Full link: https://www.homecrestcabinetry.com/-/media/homecrest/produ... Read more »

Bandsaw Duplicator opinion

rating: 5

I see where Lee Valley has it for $19.95. What do you think about it, is it worth getting? Thanks Read more »

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