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05-16-2013 11:17 PM

Dust in your dog holes - 3 replies

Hey, guys I am in the process of planning out a new workbench and I have a question about dogholes. Do you guys drill them all the way through your work top and just let dust fall through them, or do you rill them a certain depth and then have dust collect in them? If they don’t go all the way through do you just vacuum out the dogholes ev...

05-15-2013 06:27 PM

Sliding table for Miter Saw? - 9 replies

Hey guys I am in the process of re-configuring my whole garage to turn it in to a woodworking shop and I ran in to an issue last night. I am/was planning to build a miter saw station for my Dewalt DW708 sliding miter saw, but when I put it on a temp bench in the position I want to put it I ran in to an issue I know a lot of people encounter R...

05-07-2013 11:02 PM

Noob question on drying and milling lumber. - 5 replies

Hey guys I am about to build a workbench and I have a few questions regarding milling, and drying, of the lumber. I am sure I have this wrong but from my understanding I should get the wood in to my garage and let it acclimate for about a week. From there I should rough mill all the lumber then let it sit and acclimate for another week. From the...

05-02-2013 12:43 AM

Please poke holes in my Dust Collection Solution - 7 replies

Hey guys, I have been doing research on Dust Collection but I wanted to get some feedback to see if it seems like a sound solution. My plan is to buy the HF 2 hp unit and mount it in a small closet sized off shoot in my garage. On the opposite side of the wall is where we keep our trash cans outside, so I am planning on getting another trash ...

05-01-2013 10:42 PM

I am too excited. - 6 replies

I have decided to get more serious about woodworking. In the past 3 days I have bought (all used off of CL) a Dewalt 735 planer, A Grizzly 1023 SL Cabinet Saw, and a Grizzly G1182 6” planer. Sorry I had to share with someone, since my wife doesn’t quite share my enthusiasm over power tools. Well back to researching Dust Col...

04-17-2013 09:41 AM

Table saw question. - 14 replies

Hey guys I am looking to get a table saw with out a huge investment and I wanted your opinion on which way to go? Should I get a mid level stock contractor saw, or a an older saw and buy a new aftermarket fence? I can get a craftsman contractor saw from my buddy for free. (model 315.228410 it has the cast iron wings and the “Align A Rip...

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