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|104 days ago||
Hiding seams - 6 replies
I have made kitchen cabinets that are overall 9 foot. I had to stack one cabinet on top of another to do this. Everything went well, however there is a seam between the two cabinets. I have initially put a thin strip of wood to hide the seam. Are there better solutions to hiding seams? The cabinets on the end have side seams I want to hide....
|176 days ago||
Shopping for a new table saw - 58 replies
I am going to buy a new table saw in the next month. My budget is $4K or less. I have been using a 1980’s Jet CTAS 3hp, with a 52 inch Biesemeyer fence and Excallibur overarm guard. for about the last 8 years and it is still a very good saw. But eventually it will need bearing, lacks a riving knife, etc. I am looking for a more precise...
|183 days ago||
Saw Stop owners accessory questions - 23 replies
I have pretty much decided on a Saw Stop PCS 3hp with a 52 inch fence. I have looked at sliders and conventional cabinet saws. Although sliders are interesting, I don’t have the experience and afraid I would be in the not for me camp. Between now and end of April not Saw Stop is running the closest thing to a sale by offering either a m...
|184 days ago||
Very dry veneer walnut burl can it be used? - 3 replies
I have a lot of walnut burl veneer given to me because it is very dry. Is their a way to make this veneer useable. It is about 0.020-0.030 inch thick. Are there any way to use it as is?
|341 days ago||
Planning shop electric - 19 replies
I have built a new shop and will have a electrician put in a 125 amp sub panel. In the past I have always installed 30 amp for receptacle and plugs on the 220V equipment and 30 amp breakers. This equipment is all 1980’s or 1990’s and I don’t have any of the original manuals. They all have 3 hp motors, 2 Jet and 1 Baldor. Is it...
|341 days ago||
Using a portable generator for saw/jointer - 14 replies
I am building a new house and building my kitchen cabinets. I have built a new workshop. At this time the only source for electricity is a portable generator. I have a 11kw generator. I have 3hp saw and 3hp MM FS35 jointer I need to use. I set up the saw yesterday and it started with no problem. Starting amps was 49 and no load running amps was ...
|486 days ago||
I have seen where some have used biscuits when doing the second end grain glue up. Is this really necessary?
|550 days ago||
I am thinking of getting a dust extractor for mainly use with my plam sanders. Festool has various models and Porter cable offers a model at less dollars. Seems filtration is close to the same, Festool a touch better. Does anyone have the PC as it is less dollars or just get a Festool?
|652 days ago||
Mortise and Tendon question - 4 replies
I will be building a kitchen island. One side will have two 5”x5” legs. I am planning on doing mortise and tendon 90 degrees into each leg. I have never done mortise and tendon and have several questions. Since I will only be doing 2 for each leg, I was going to use the table saw with a dado to create the tendons. I was then pla...