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12-16-2013 04:42 PM

About to use a stacked Dado for the first time .... Suggestions - 1 reply

Greetings: Ok the dust has settled from trying to make dado’s and rabbits in MDF using a router. So now I have a Dadonator stacked dado set to toss into my Sawstop. Yes, I bought the cartridge and to my surprise Sawstop “recommends” only winged chipper Dado sets …. who knew. Anyways not going to create a stack larger t...

01-03-2013 02:30 AM

18" badsaw decisions .... current contenders are Jet and Rikon - 10 replies

Greetings: Looking at the Jet JWBS-18QT (3HP,220) or the Rikon 10-345 (2.5 HP,220). Primarily looking at resawing and cutting turning blanks. The Jet retails for ~1800 with the Rikon 1500 (On Sale 999).... so basically opinions owners/users? I have two pieces of Jet gear and quite happy with them, but at 1.8x the price does it make s...

11-20-2012 02:34 AM

From Cars to Cradles - 3 replies

Greetings: This year my wife and I made wooden cars to donate via our local wood working club. That is all well and good but out of the clubs ~1400 donated gifts I think 90%+ were “boy” related … so next year something different. My wife and I now have 50, yes not a typo 50 of Kohl’s Sock Monk(ey)s … and now we get to build...

03-09-2011 03:21 AM

Don't mean to start a fued about dovetails .... hand cut or machine / jig - 46 replies

I am going to vebture into the land of dovetails, but ny routers are alll a plunge type, which I understand don’t work so well with jigs. So am I better off spending the money on a good dovetail saw or go the jig route. I expect to cut dovetails once or twice a month, so is it like flying… if you dfon’t do it often you will ...

02-27-2011 03:50 PM

Measure twice cut twice? Wood movement, and intermediate sizing - 12 replies

Greetings: I am building the a shop table from Lockwatcher’s blog Having built a workbench that now looks like a roller coasters, I am trying to learn from my errors. Now being a equal oppurtunity consumer I ended up getting my 2×10s (as they call it white wood, who knows) from...

11-22-2010 11:03 PM

Early Black Friday at Woodcraft .... now I can sleep in - 3 replies

Greetings: Just stopped by woodcraft for some lumber they had on sale and as I am checking out she mentions that all their black friday stuff was on sale now. So I picked up the Freud FT3000VCE router for $199.99 …. now to look for build a table for it. Shop early and sleep in ….. Happy holidays Carl

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