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|12 days ago||
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??
|19 days ago||
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
|62 days ago||
Mallet wood question - 7 replies
I have some real nice sections of cherry that are about 12” across and wonder is the very center of a log the densest and best section to use for mallet making or turning? Thanks Pat
|77 days ago||
Printing part of a PDF file - 1 reply
Good morning guys, I was having a discussion with Sheila (scrollsaw Queen lol) and had asked how to print a specific piece of a pdf file and was sent this link by a friend to help. It allows you to take one specific item of a single page and manipulate and print just that image. Here is the link, I’m sure it will be useful and for a comput...
|78 days ago||
Biscuit jointer ?? - 11 replies
Guys, I’m having no luck using my biscuit cutter to cut two different angles on the ends. The joint is 110 degrees on one side and 79 degrees on the other. I keeping getting the cuts in the wrong place. How do I set my joiner correctly to make these cuts? Also does it matter from which side the cut is made? I’m referencing both cuts...
|117 days ago||
craigslist antique planes - 5 replies
Anyone interested??? Not mine just thought I’d share the find. http://newjersey.craigslist.org/tls/3996018382.html
|129 days ago||
Torsion box workbench top? - 14 replies
Guys, I build myself a TB top and now want to find the best/most solid way to attach this to a bench base which I will build from 4×4 (legs)and 2×8 (stringers) the top is build from a 3/4 particle board base with a 1/2 mdf web and 3/4 plywood top, I wrapped the ends with 5/4 pine. The top is just the right width for the space so I wou...
|144 days ago||
Working organized - 6 replies
Good morning guys, I guess this is more of a statement than a question but do most people work more efficiently rather than fast.I have learned by trail and error to slow down, to put a tool back where it belongs before moving on. I used to just try to blaze thru and would wind up with 2’ of space to work in and a pile of tool all over eve...
|148 days ago||
Dowel jig preference?? - 17 replies
Guys, I would like to add one of these to my shop and love the look of the dowelmax but the price is a little steep. Is there any choices that work as well (almost) for a more reasonable price for the hobbyist? Thanks Forum seems VERY SLOW this morning???
|149 days ago||
How to cut this off?? - 4 replies
Good morning guys, I have a small midi lathe and not many extras to go with it. I was experimenting with the Easy wood turning tools, and have gotten to this point between 2 centers and now don’t know how to cut it off to a point at the tiny end, “SAFELY”. Any tips would be much appreciated.
|155 days ago||
screw shear test? - 5 replies
LJ’s, I used to watch Holmes on Homes all the time and he used screws to build alot of his stud walls. That being said he went to do a house in California and was told that he had to use nails because there were no screws that were rated for the shear of their earthquake building codes. Have any of the newer generation of screws now been r...
|167 days ago||
Bessey standard K body? - 2 replies
I was wondering can this style clamp(not Revo style) be utilized as a spreader by just turning the handle in the opposite direction?
|174 days ago||
What to build??? - 12 replies
My wife and son have both had whatever they asked for build. I have build so many birdhouses there floating in my dreams. I need a project thats not a JIG OR WORKSHOP RELATED THAT WILL BRING A SMALL CHALLENGE. I hope its something I can use as I don’t have a way to sell, thats worth my time. Any thoughts?????
|217 days ago||
traveling with chisels?? - 6 replies
Guys, I was wondering what do you do to travel with chisels? I use a Bucketboss big mouth bag and have 2 chisels which I keep nice and sharp and because they move around in the bag they cut the bag and damage the edge. I tried putting cardboard sheaves around them but that didn’t seem to last very long. ????? Thanks for any ideas.
|225 days ago||
Missed out on ebay, - 3 replies
Guys, just missed out on a Cosman dovetail saw and was wondering could anyone point me in the direction of a really good used saw. I many listed but don’t know enough to make the right decision. Thanks Pat
|226 days ago||
I need help clamping... - 15 replies
Guys, I’m working on a project which has 60 degree roofs which are about 7” long and 4+/-” wide, they have been pre-finished and I would like to glue them together but my clamps keep sliding off. Its across the 4” peak I want a tight joint.
|236 days ago||
router lift poll? - 23 replies
Did we ever do a poll for a router lift?I would really like to do one with all the current models available. I can’t seem to find where to set one up and which names to include. I have Incra, Kreg, woodpecker, Mcls, and Jess-em. Please give me any other names to include as I hope the “other” category that doesn’t help any...
|238 days ago||
making a tapering jig? - 16 replies
Guys, I would like to build one of these jigs which will give me the most versatility possible. I need it at the moment to angle some larger panels 12×8, but would like to also be able to use it to taper legs in the future. I have seen a bunch of designs, for me ease of use and flexibility is key. Please post your thoughts and pics/plans an...
|255 days ago||
air pressure regulator? - 9 replies
Good morning, I need to buy one of these for some airbrush type spraying. The recommended pressure is between 40-60 (latex paint) I would like to install this onto my standard compressor an old 30 gallon single stage unit. I’m looking for water trapping but I don’t need the lubrication feature as some of the things I will be sprayin...
|265 days ago||
Routing jig knobs?? - 2 replies
I have watched a few videos where guys have drilled and cut these out. I then came across one where the lucky guy has a cnc machine which can cut them out. I would think that this could then be done safely somehow on a router table with a pattern bit. Any suggestions on how to proceed would be very much appreciated. PatCNC videohttp://www.youtub...