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|44 days ago||
Unruly Cherry Boards - 4 replies
Hello I picked up a cherry board and had the store, McBeath, resaw it for me. Cut it to size to do some “toe kicks” as I continue to work on finishing the living area of our home (tile and laminated floor have gone down and look pretty nice if i may say so myself). I’ve had the opportunity to put my WoodWorking tools to use ...
|119 days ago||
Shop Vac Conversion - 12 replies
Greetings, I have a Ridgid bagless shop vac. The motor and intake hose are both on the top or motor part of the unit. It works fairly well, but the paper filters get soiled quickly. I am wondering if anyone has taken one of these units and turned it into a bagged shop vac. Given the amount of creativity and skill found in this forum, I wou...
|673 days ago||
Removing a Finish - 2 replies
Greetings Fellow LJs, I’m working on a 1/2 oak plywood “box”. May be closer to a hanging shelf/cabinet. I suppose that is not the issue. The poject is almost ready but my selection of hinges stopped me for now. The project will reside in the laundry room and will hide the dryer’s vent “pipe/coil” as it exit...
|886 days ago||
Pilon + Maceta - 4 replies
Greetings Fellow Lumberjocks, Wasn’t sure where to fit this question and settled with the non shop talk, I think it fits. I’m seeking advice on how to make a tool for a different shop. I know many a LJs are not just well traveled, but from all parts of the world, as well as individuals of many interests and skills. Though my skill...
|909 days ago||
Sander - 5 replies
Greetings, I have been keeping an eye out for a bench top belt sander. From my wood magazine I have saved a coupon and hope to pick up HF 4” belt/6”disk unit for close to fifty dollars. As I am waiting to make that purchase I found on a local online site an old ryobi oscillating spindle sander and though I has no opulence, I jumpe...
|935 days ago||
Hardboard & Paint - 4 replies
Greetings fellow Lumberjocks, The weather has been rather hospitable, so I have gone ahead and picked some materials for a garage cabinets ongoing project. The cabinets can be seen here, http://lumberjocks.com/topics/31609. I did get the materials for the face frame and doors. Found some primed pine at HD 1X3, 8 foot boards. Sliced and diced ...
|939 days ago||
Old & Crusty Little Band Saw - 6 replies
Greetings Y’All Y’All, Hope you had a Great Christmas, Wish you a Prosperous New Year. On Christmas Day my Stepson brought me a little old bandsaw. It had been collecting dust & webs for years at his inlaws’ garage. It is a Skil 3104 three wheeled band saw. The motor runs but with great noise. The little thing has ...
|964 days ago||
SOS-Blanket Chest & Hickory-SOS - 6 replies
Greetings Fellow Lumberjocks, Perhaps somewhat like you, my reality is such that cost is a major factor to consider at most turns of life. Self perception is not always accurate, or is it ever? I don’t consider myself boastful or prideful. I also try to be honest, especially to myself, so at the end of the day as they say, I say I̵...
|991 days ago||
Garage cabinets face frame & doors - 7 replies
Good Evening Esteemed Lumberjocks, I am back hoping to access your expertize and knowledge as I tackle a project in the garage. I have been working on some built in cabinets for the garage. The plans came from a DIY or Handyman online publication ( I believe this is the link http://www.familyhandyman.com/DIY-Projects/Home-Organization/Garage-...
|997 days ago||
RB (root ball) - 4 replies
I will soon get a hold of a root ball a friend has been cleaning. I’m afraid I have no idea of what to do (or how) with it. It’s one of those things however that I can’t pass on. Like coming accros a piece of figured scrap which I pick up even though I have no plans for it (that reminds me that I have a log of russian olive to ...
|1011 days ago||
Delta 36-979 TS - 20 replies
Good Evening Fellows, I am looking at upgrading my table saw and a co worker has this model delta saw (36-979). It is a contractor saw and seems to be in good shape. The fence is a delta, imitation Biesmeyer you may say, where it stands maybe 3 inches tall and is about 4” wide with the center a bit lower than the rounded edges. I has a ...
|1023 days ago||
craftsman 113.299315 TS - 8 replies
Hello All, In my local paper found one of these TS for 200 US dollars. I’ve been meaning to upgrade from my direct drive firestorm to something belt driven. Took a look at it yesterday. There are some issues with it. The stand box is made of fairly thin sheet metal. The side that houses the blade angle control is a bit banged. The sc...
|1120 days ago||
Bandsaw Blades - 9 replies
Greetings Ladies & Gents, I’m not sure if there are some of you out there like me who at times buys something because it seemed like too good a deal to pass on. (Sorry, here I go making a short story long) I’ll try to stay on point. Was wanting and looking for a bandsaw. Not many were showing up in the local paper classifieds ...
|1145 days ago||
Hickory Blanket Chest - 2 replies
I promised my step daughter a blanket chest. It was going to be a birthday present, I’m hoping to make Christmas. I’ve looked at different plans, as well as some gorgeous pictures of some made by members of this community. I’ve come accross some laminated hickory. Some of the boards are close to 1.5 thick by 12 inches wide. ...