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Starter set of Bandsaw blades


April 20, 2018, 6:27 pm

I have a Laguna 1412 bandsaw. What's a good set of blade widths? I'm not specialized in what I will use it for, a bit a resawing now and then, general work, and a bit of small work. I can't brin... Read more »

Bat Factory Tour!

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April 20, 2018, 4:55 am

Those that know me know I have 3 loves-- drumming, woodworking, and baseballing. I've played baseball for as long as I can remember and have umpired for almost as long. I recently got into an o... Read more »

Would You Make The Slots First Or Cut The Triangles First?


April 20, 2018, 1:50 am

Slow day... I stumbled across this tip and it got me wondering. This isn't about the bench pads themselves, it's more about the instructions and the order of the steps. If you were to make a set ... Read more »

Another Craiglist ad (bench)


April 19, 2018, 6:37 pm

So I ran across this, https://carbondale.craigslist.org/atq/d/old-woodworkers-table-2-vises/6544127730.html Actually it a pretty coool old bench. Read more »

Router Bit(s) For Circular Holes With Ledges In Plywood


April 19, 2018, 5:39 pm

My son is building a beer pong/corn hole set. Basically this: http://www.curvesatbethany.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/1.png I need to begin by saying that he already bought 1/2 plywood and cut it... Read more »

The new Rough Cut with Fine Working


April 19, 2018, 6:38 am

http://www.finewoodworking.com/rough-cut Enjoy. Read more »

New Rough Cut show


April 18, 2018, 7:10 pm

As some of you may know, Fine Woodworking and PBS are now showing a new Rough Cut with host Tom McLaughlin. It's showing locally here in the SF Bay Area but not yet on the premium PBS channel. I ... Read more »

Building a miter sled?


April 17, 2018, 10:12 pm

Here is a cool idea for cutting odd miters. I'm not certain if it is practical as most doing trim work like this are using a miter saw. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HNTSddZHm4 Read more »

Guide rails for fence


April 17, 2018, 11:27 am

I am looking for the longer guide rails for my original fence. My rails are 36, but that doesn't allow full use of the cast iron wings. I am looking for 42 or longer. does anyone know where I can ... Read more »

one word polyacrylic


April 17, 2018, 5:13 am

polyacrylic works to transfer laser printouts to wood hard to believe it is so simple and gives crisp results best tip is make sure to print out the mirror image if you include text Read more »

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Spray Finishing - HVLP v. Airless v. Air-assist

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I'm just starting to research a legitimate spray finishing system and was immediately surprised to read that HVLP is no longer the king of the hill. Now I've got Kremlin Airmix and Asturo on the min... Read more »

Recommendation: Porter Cable or Dewalt biscuit joiner

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After dragging you all through the coals regarding the best biscuits, I am now working backwards to the best biscuit joiner! See the following thread on biscuits: http://groups.google.com/group/rec.... Read more »

Cross-slide Vise on Mortiser

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I'm thinking about mounting a cross-slide vice on a mortiser and putting a riser block under the pedestal. 1) I saw an article (or tip) about this in a woodworking magazine. Does anyone know which ma... Read more »

Wainscoting Question

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Im putting in wainscoting in my second bathroom. Is there a problem with just nailing the wainscoting at the top and bottom (in the studs) where the molding will cover. It seems to be very sturdy. ... Read more »

Poplar Plywood?

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I was looking at some Baltic Birch plywood yesterday at a local, (Redding, Ca.) hardwood supplier. The owner showed me some poplar plywood that they're now carrying and it really looked impressive. ... Read more »

Death by Sawdust

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Okay, I'm really hurting today. The night before last, I made the mistake of removing my mask after routing some plywood, and last night, my mask wasn't well sealed (apparently) against my face. Now ... Read more »

Problem with Delta DP350 Drill Press

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I just purchased a Delta DP350 drill press on ebay. When I assembled and tested the unit, the unit started making a funny sound when I moved the speed control to the lowest setting. I opened the to... Read more »

wood dust, MDF, silica, sinuses and ill health among woodworkers

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Having read the many posts on here from woodworkers, albeit recreational ones, regarding the ill health effects they suffer from using MDF, wood composite boards (WBC=92s) and wood dust it=92s toxins... Read more »

Replace cutter-head on JWP-16os

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Although there may be those that don't consider a Jet JWP-16os to be worthy of upgrading to a helical cutter-head, I really wanted a moving- head planer so I could setup fixed infeed and outfeed tabl... Read more »

where to get parts for old Holz-Her jigsaw

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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 »

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