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09-06-2013 01:07 AM

Attn: California San Fransisco Bay area woodworkers - 10 replies

9-5-13I am doing an out of town project in Hayward California. I need a favor looking for a place to have 11 boards (no wider then 9”) of 4/4 red oak planed to 3/4” thick. Willing to pay a reasonable amount to have it done. If anyone knows where I could rent a lunchbox planer that could work too. I will have the lumber Monday the 9th...

03-21-2012 12:21 PM

Digital Accessories - 2 replies

Hey LumberJocks, Just wanted to pass on a couple cool tool links for Accurate Technology. They offer some really nice digital measuring kits and parts that could give us better control of our tools. I haven’t seen there products before but it looks really nice. Here is their digi-fence (for the table saw). They also have a proscale (for t...

01-22-2012 09:11 AM

Source for small rare earth magnets - 16 replies

I have a project to do for work and I am planning to use small 1/4” dia 1/8” thick rare earth magnets or neodymium magnets. I need a lot of them, 192 to be exact. I would appreciate any suggestions for a reasonable priced source. I am afraid rockler and woodcraft will be too expensive.

05-15-2010 10:20 AM

Cheaper fasteners? - 4 replies

I just bought a couple new porter cable brad nailers and a pinner. Has anyone had success using nails from other companies that are less expensive? For example Harbor Freight nails or others. I quickly searched for this topic but didn’t find anything helpful. Was this in a previous post?

03-19-2010 08:06 AM

Makita 2030 jointer planer combo Machine - 47 replies

I am going to go check out a Makita jointer planer model 2030 in the morning. The machine is listed on Craigslist. I am hoping its a good machine for my hobbyist needs. Has anyone here got any information, concerns, or knowledge regarding these machines? Here is one that was restored and fixed up. I found it on smc. Thanks for any info, it will...

03-18-2010 11:11 AM

Craigslist deal in Orange County, CA - 2 replies

In Laguna Hills, CA PostingID: 1646654130 listing posted on 3/16/10This is a 2 year old jointer. I got it new from Grizzly for $2500. Runs perfect. Great condition.This 12” Parallelogram Jointer will set the standard for jointers for years to come. Having front mounted handwheels, 83-1/2” bed, top mounted magnetic switch, extra large...

03-04-2010 07:54 AM

18" radial arm saw - 12 replies

Need assistance with possible radial arm saw purchase. I have never owned one before of any size. The saw is an 18” Delta Rockwell with a single phase motor, model 18-RAS. Any information will be appreciated and could be very helpful in my purchase decision. What considerations need to be made while looking at an older radial a...

02-18-2010 01:35 AM

Help with Bosch Colt router arbor lock - 3 replies

Does anyone have a Bosch Colt trim router with arbor lock button problems? I have had this router for about 3 or 4 years, it’s been a great tool. I recently have experienced difficulty using the red arbor lock button used to change bits. The button is hard to press and seams to be to short to engage the arbor shaft. I have been forced to r...

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