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07-16-2014 08:12 PM

Track Saw - 16 replies

I have been kicking the idea around of buying a track saw. I was wondering if the edges on the rips are ready to glue. I will be using it to break down a lot of sheet goods in the future as I build cabinets for our kitchen and for our bathrooms. I am also wanting to use it to build a couple tables. Is it feasible to rip the boards to be use...

06-19-2014 09:45 PM

Mobile Bases - 5 replies

Just wondering if everyone likes the mobile bases from woodcraft. They have one on sale for 59.99 and I am looking to pick one up for my jointer. Thanks

12-06-2013 09:24 PM

Incra Saw router combo - 3 replies

I am in the midst of working on a crib, rocking chair and cradle. Ever since I found my used Table saw I have wanted to put a new fence on it. I am also in need of a router table to make some jobs a little easier. I work in about 2/3 of our “2” car garage and like the idea of combining the router table into my table saw. I curren...

01-06-2013 04:11 PM

Painting MDF - 15 replies

I am getting ready to start a build for our office. It will involve a murphy bed, built in desk, and built in storage. My wife would like it to be white with wood tops. I figured since It will be getting painted MDF would be the best way to go. Does this sound ok? Also what would be the most durable way to paint the MDF. I was thinking of ...

01-04-2013 03:39 PM

Delta 28-303 Bandsaw? - 2 replies

I posted earlier about buying a small band saw for projects as I advance in woodworking. With my budget I have been looking at the craftsman 24100, the 10 inch model. This would also work well with my current space situation. Looking online I found a guy selling a Delta 28-303. While the price is a little out of my cash range I have some thi...

01-02-2013 03:41 PM

Scrollsaw or Bandsaw - 4 replies

I would like to buy either a small band saw or scroll saw. Right now I have a small budget and very little space. Mainly I would like to use it to cut small projects to shape like bottle openers and cut pieces for inlay like butterflies. Eventually I would like to buy a bigger band saw after I have more space but that could be a while. I gu...

11-19-2012 04:41 PM

First set if Chisels - 20 replies

I am looking to buy my first set of chisels. Until now I have used cheap kobalt chisels from lowes.I have about 100 dollars to spend and was wondering which would be a good place to start. Sweethearts, bluechips…...Just looking for recent opinions.Thanks

04-14-2012 01:59 PM

Murphy Bed Questions - 3 replies

The boss started talking about biological clocks and the such and suddenly I found my self with the challenge of combining her craft room with our office/spare bedroom. We don’t have a baby on the way yet but I decided this should be done before so if the time occurs I am not scrambling trying to start a nursery and an office. Until this...

04-08-2012 09:03 PM

Barn wood - 5 replies

There is local postings for barn wood in my area on CL. I went to check it out and found it to be actual Barn wood as opposed to 2X4s left out to weather. There is everything from beams to 2×6, 2×8 and so on. The price seams to be right but I am curious as to how the wood will look. Obviously right now it is all grey from weather. ...

03-26-2012 08:29 PM

What Plane to start with for a power tool guy - 23 replies

I am fairly new to woodworking and have primarily made small projects (boxes, cutting boards, trays) while I try to become more proficient with my tools. Right now I use almost all power tools but know some quality hand tools and the knowledge to use them would help greatly. Right now the only jointer I have is a bench top delta that seems t...

03-18-2012 06:40 PM

Rockwell Model 14 Bandsaw Reviews - 5 replies

I was in local pawn shop and saw a Rockwell Model 14 Bandsaw for sale. I am fairly new to woodworking and do not have a band saw and would like one but am in no paticular hurry. Let me first say I am cheap or my wife would say frugal. They were asking 350 for the saw. I looked online and found a little info on the saw but figured I would c...

02-21-2012 12:55 AM

Saw Blades and other upgrades - 10 replies

I am fairly new to woodworking but have finished a few projects and in the middle of a few more. I have a Ridgid 3612 Table saw but to this point have been using blades purchased at HD and Lowes. I am think of upgrading to a couple of good blades. Which ones would be a good start? Also does any one know of a good fence they would recommend f...

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