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|05-11-2015 09:25 PM||
RV table help - 3 replies
I was hoping to get a little advice on how to best install a set of hinges, piano hinge, or other solution for the RV table top which will need a corner to flip up to allow entry into the seating. It becomes the center part of the bed when the legs are removed so it will need to be pretty sturdy. The cut will be along the red line and flip up to...
|04-19-2015 12:38 PM||
Pencil marking gauge - 13 replies
Good morning guys, I made the following tool for a specific purpose in my woodworking but am stumped at where to find a nice knurled cap nut to finish the slide hold down. I’m looking for something like this but that would be solid, not with the thru hole but still tapped to 1/4 20. I tried Grainger, McMaster Carr, Home Depot, 3 local hard...
|02-16-2015 12:30 PM||
Jersey WW help? - 0 replies
Guys, I’m in need of some small machining work and some welding does anyone have a “GUY”? I’m in Bergen County NJ. Thanks Pat
|01-31-2015 08:30 PM||
vertical pull out? - 3 replies
Guys, I have been asked to build 3 valet key podiums and am hoping to get some in put on how to best create this type of pull outs. Also looking for a source for these types of hooks? Thanks Pat
|10-30-2014 11:00 PM||
Stanley Sweetheart chisel handle - 2 replies
Guys, I’m wondering if someone who has these chisel could make me a handle profile copy/drawing. I need to make a couple of replacement handles and they look like they would fit my big paws rather well. Thanks Pat
|09-20-2014 05:04 PM||
Craft show booth prices? - 3 replies
Guys, I’m trying to get a better idea of what some of these shows are charging. I went to one 2 weeks ago in NJ where they ranged from 300 to 430$ a booth which I thought was ridiculously high. This was for a 2 day show. Am I off base? Pat
|09-06-2014 05:01 PM||
Stanley Bailey #3 question - 5 replies
I got one of these as a tip the other day and would like to use it as my go to plane for rolling edges and general clean up. What would be the best angle to sharpen the blade to, 30 25 micro bevel and all that good stuff. Thanks Pat
|08-02-2014 01:45 PM||
dovetail technique question - 11 replies
In this video the guy says he makes a small rabbit on the tailboard for making his tails for dovetails. I have never heard of this what does this do for you?? Thanks Pathttp://www.finewoodworking.com/how-to/video/multi-use-tablesaw-rip-fence.aspx?&lookup=auto&V18=&V19=&V20=&V21=&V22=&V23=&V24=&V25=&V26=...
|07-16-2014 08:24 PM||
Type of adirondack chair plan - 8 replies
Guys, I came across this video and am wondering does anyone have any idea where to get a plan for it? I love how the back flares and that you don’t have to sit on the floor like in a conventional chair of this type. Don’t want to reinvent the wheel if someone has a copy I would truly appreciate it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEc...
|07-09-2014 10:57 AM||
working with LED's - 4 replies
Guys, I just finished building an elevated deck and would like to add some led lighting underneath any one have any experience with these? I’m not looking for the store bought units, I want to use small assemblies and use a weatherproof box to make my own. Thanks Pat
|07-02-2014 10:41 AM||
wooden chandelier? - 0 replies
I saw a wooden chandelier which had led lights in it not too long ago and can’t find it again. Does this ring a bell with anyone? Don’t know if it was on LJ’s or not. I’m looking for those led pieces, they looked about an inch around, Thanks Pat
|05-27-2014 11:46 AM||
dowel/tenon clearance question - 5 replies
Guys, I’m wondering when drilling or routing for loose tenons is it necessary to have some extra room at the end of the dowels/tenons? I made some doweled joints this weekend for a screen door and I guess because the glue had nowhere to go it blew out on one of my joints. I was able to save it but alot of extra work. Thanks Pat
|04-29-2014 09:14 PM||
brown faux weathering over outdoor paint?? - 5 replies
Guys, I did a couple of different searches and can’t seem to find my answer. I have made an outdoor wooden flag which I would like to weather with a brownish coloring but don’t know what will hold up over the paint outdoors. It will be mounted on my friends house so I don’t want to take the chance whatever I use will run on his...
|04-12-2014 05:50 PM||
Big production product question???? - 3 replies
Guys, I’m having a way less than satisfying experience buying some products from Eddie Castelin at Big Guy Productions. I bought the Blue II package and expected the bars to look like all the others pictured on that page. The others have recesses cut into them for the carbide cutters, am I unreasonable to expect that the “bars”...
|03-13-2014 05:29 PM||
How to clamp a compound miter frame??? - 9 replies
Good morning, as some of you know I recently built my niece a frame and bodged a clamping system. Shown at this link. http://www.workshopaddict.com/forum/...8-12.15.08.jpgI wonder is there a BETTER way? Preferably without buying some expensive specialty clamps. Any videos would be really great. Thanks Pat My biggest problem was I could not...
|03-03-2014 01:34 PM||
Elevated Deck Ideas??? - 4 replies
Good morning folks, the Mrs. and I are going to be adding a deck this Spring and was wondering if anyone could give some ideas on how to not do the standard box beam and joist build. I would love to do something like this. Any ideas welcome. Even if you have a link to a good site with examples. Many thanks, Pat
|02-11-2014 11:52 PM||
adding a light to a router? - 1 reply
Has anyone (aftermarket or home made)come up with a way to add an led light to a router for better visibility? I was thinking to use a small led flashlight with a flexible tip???
|01-12-2014 02:18 PM||
layout/assembly/setup tips - 4 replies
Guys, I have been watching how to videos like NYW, You tube guys and always it seems like they skim over this part. The lines and tool setups are always just perfect for the “money” shot. I was wondering is there a good thread/video(s) relating to this?? I really need to work on consistency in layout and repeatable actions.
|11-28-2013 01:18 PM||
Kreg jig & fixture bars ? - 0 replies
Hello, I’m wondering has anyone used these to make their own sleds? Specifically a crosscut sled for the table saw. Thanks PatAny videos using these??
|11-20-2013 07:59 PM||
How to cut cedar shakes Tip??? - 6 replies
Guys, I know there has to be a way to not have to measure every shingle as each row moves up. Does someone have a tip on how to do this without using a ruler?? Thanks Pat