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|03-10-2016 07:37 PM||
Powermatic Knife Grinder for 221 or 180 - 6 replies
I came across a Powermatic knife grinder that I thought was for a 221. I’ve had someone message me saying their holes are 31” apart on their 221, so it may actually be for a 180. Does anyone have a PM180 that they can measure the mounting holes and let me know how far apart they are. Thanks! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Powermatic-2...
|03-02-2016 10:47 PM||
Treated lumber dry time - 10 replies
I’ve got some treated decking to make chairs with at a customers request. I know this stuff is going to dry pretty bad but I’ve never built furniture with treated lumber. I typically use cypress or cedar for outside. Any ideas on what I can do to prevent my end products from being ruined when they dry? I can’t wait 3 months to...
|03-01-2016 09:38 PM||
Powermatic vs Jet 15HH - 25 replies
With the sale starting March 4th, I’ve decided to upgrade from my Dewalt 735. I can’t make the math work to justify buying a Grizzly, so I’ve decided on either the Powermatic or Jet 15” planers. Powermatic 15HH $3,050 – 10% sale ~ $2,750Jet 15HH $2,750 – 15% sale ~ $2,350 The machines are near identical...
|02-18-2016 04:33 PM||
Grizzly Coupon? - 2 replies
I’m in the market for a new planer and potentially a jointer as well. Currently I’m using a Dewalt 735 which as nice as it is, just isn’t cutting it (see what I did there). I’ve been eyeballing the Powermatic 15HH and heard their 10% off sale is going to start March 4th. However, for a couple hundred dollars more, I co...
|12-28-2015 03:35 PM||
Powermatic 33B Question - 0 replies
I was able to purchase a used PM 33B recently and am trying to convert it to the 30B by adding a disk. I have already purchased the new pulley assembly, but still need a 12” disk to bolt to it. Does anyone know if the 3 hole Delta disk will fit the pattern? They look close from pictures, but I can’t be sure. Thanks!
|12-18-2014 08:09 PM||
Delta 36-L352 Unisaw - 0 replies
I just picked up my new Delta Tablesaw from Home Depot. They are currently selling them 20% with free shipping to the store until December 31, 2014. After reading quite a few reviews, I just don’t see how you can go wrong with a Unisaw, especially when upgrading from a Grizzly contractor’s saw. Does anyone have any advice on ass...
|12-05-2014 05:02 PM||
Delta 36-L336 Tablesaw - 1 reply
These things are on sale right now everywhere for a significant discount. With my additional Lowe’s 10% coupon I bought online, it drops down under $2500 before taxes. Anyone know why and should I avoid purchasing? Currently using a Grizzly 444Z. It would be a massive upgrade.
|09-30-2014 10:41 PM||
10% Grizzly Coupon Expires at midnight - 0 replies
I was going to use but changed my mind for this month and don’t have time to send private messages. Coupon expires today at midnight. 14FC058119173 Valid September 17th-30th, 2014No minimum purchase required I would ask that if someone uses it, please just post a reply so others don’t try. A lot to ask, but like I said, I ...
|07-11-2014 01:08 PM||
Flag and Medal Display Case - 4 replies
I’ve recently been asked to make a display case that will hang on the wall for a friend’s deceased WWII Veteran father’s flag and a few medals. I tend to over critique my own work as it is, so building something of this significance will be a huge challenge. First and foremost: Is there a certain wood that is considered ...
|02-13-2014 09:47 PM||
First Time Builder - New 30 x 40 Workshop - 21 replies
My wife and I have recently purchased 27 acres in Arkansas close to where we currently live. Since I enjoy woodworking and building things myself, I thought, “Why not build my own shop and get some good practice before attempting a house in the same area?” There is an abundance of building knowledge on here so I turn to my fellow l...
|04-09-2013 06:08 PM||
Red Oak Chest of Drawers Finish - 15 replies
I’m currently working on a chest of drawers for my neice that just turned 5 and am wondering about what finish people recommend. I’ve used red oak plywood for the sides and solid red oak for the top and facing. The problem is that the solid red oak is a lot more red. I wanted to stain it a little darker anyway, and I think tha...
|02-08-2013 06:09 PM||
Chest of Drawer Plans Help - 5 replies
So my only neice’s birthday is next month and her mother said she really needs a chest of drawers. She’s turning 5 and has only had a cheap particle board dresser from wal-mart and a toy box that I made up to this point. The dresser is coming apart and needs to be replaced. We grew up out in the country with not a lot of funds, so...