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|518 days ago||
How many sheets of ply? - 18 replies
I’m building a cubby for my daughter and wanted to calculate how many sheets of ply I would need.All I found online were dimensional calculators, but they are more for board length.If anyone knows of a web link that helps, I’d really appreciate it.Bradford 18”x36”x36” overallcenter shelf 34 1/2” four divide...
|655 days ago||
Finish color match chart? - 1 reply
I was wondering if anyone knew of a chart that suggests the best match of finish to the type of wood? I purchased some different woods and am wondering about which finish looks best on what woods. LeopardwoodMerbauEucalyptusWhite Oak QSSycamoreCurly MapleMaple AmbrosiaBlack PalmMarblewoodBirdseye Maple If anyone can direct me to a chart th...
|1400 days ago||
Wood-a-holics Unanimous - 26 replies
I cried (a little) today after seeing a Greene & Greene chest. The wood grain was so beautiful, and the piece was so perfect, that it brought a tear to my eye. Maybe it brought back a childhood memory, maybe I had too much coffee. I don’t know. One thing for sure is when I see something built that well, I get seriously emotional. Not s...
|1424 days ago||
Apology to LJs - 28 replies
I apologize if I offended any or all LJs in the past present or future. I posted a build off question that not one person responded to or even read it, so I removed it. The original post was to challenge a “Stool build off/show us your shop chair/seat/perch/dorsal recumbent apparatus.” Kind of a “if you built it, show it off/or...
|1560 days ago||
"Best wall clamping and design" - 6 replies
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/31897 Has my Vote!
|1640 days ago||
Hi gang, I bit off more than I could chew by buying an industrial table saw from last month’s online auction. I thought I could simply swap out the motor, 5HP 3PH, with a 3HP 1PH motor. But apparently the frame type is obsolete. I can’t find a single distributor that sells replacement motors than match up to my Powermatic 66 saw. I...
|1654 days ago||
I just bought a Powermatic 66 for $350!! - 6 replies
Hi gang, last week I posted a comment about the online auction website www.irsauctions.com. My friend told me about it after I hugged a Powermatic 2000 table saw at the last woodworking show. I registered for the site and bid the lowest to just watch the auction and learn how to bid. I watched for 5 days as nobody raised the bid. I was blown awa...
|1657 days ago||
Discounted tools beyond belief. - 4 replies
Hey gang, I came across a web site via a friend, that I had to tell everyone about. It’s an auction site, that sells, out of business tools and equipment. I just won the bid for a Powermatic 66, with extended table and over the table-top feeder/roller. And get this all for $350. Here’s the site… http://www.irsauctions.com