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1375 days ago

Tennessee Wood Sources - 3 replies

Sometime ago, I said I would list the places I was able to buy good quality/good price wood in middle/eastern Tennessee. The following is a list of some of the places I have bought wood recently: 1. Jim’s Place, Vandever Road, Crossville, Tn Telephone (423) 838-2620. Jim’s Place is is fairly small woodmill with a Kiln. If he d...

1543 days ago

Great Learning Experience - 9 replies

I spent last week at Marc Adams Woodworking School. I am new to woodturning and took “Getting Started in Woodturning with Mathew Hill. Each student had their own oneway lathe. While it was encouraged that everyone bring their own turning tools, turning tools were available for students use. We learned to properly use and sharpen of sp...

1766 days ago

Klingspor' Woodworking Extravaganza - 1 reply

I got a notice from Klingspor that they will be hosting their annual woodworking show at the Hickory Convention Center on 30 – 31 Oct 09. I will be in North Carolina during this period. Hickory is about 100 miles from where I will be. I was wondering if anyone had attended this show in the past and if it was worth going out of my way to...

1881 days ago

Screw Inserts - 5 replies

I have a project that I need both right and left handed screw inserts. The right handed inserts are easy to find, but as yet I can’t find a supplier of the left handed version. Does anyone know where the left handed inserts can be acquired? Thanks, pkennedy

1889 days ago

Laguna Driftmaster Bandsaw Fence - 3 replies

Last Friday, I ordered the Laguna Driftmaster from AMAZON.COM. It arrived on Wednesday afternoon. The box was delivered while I was away from home. When I took the box up to my shop, I discovered the box was badly damaged. There were three very large holes punched through the bottom of the box. When I removed everything from the box, I disc...

1984 days ago

Cole Jaws - 6 replies

I recently acquired a Cole Jaws for my lathe, but am unable to figure out how to install the jaws on my chuck. The chuck I have is a Oneway Teknatool chuck. Any help or guidance is appreciated. Thanks, pkennedy

2189 days ago

Question On Staining Popluar - 2 replies

I have heard that when stained properly popluar can be made to like very much like walnut. I have been sampling on a piece of scrap and been unable to really achieve the results I wanted. Does anyone know the process used to stain the popluar. Thanks in advance. pkennedy

2226 days ago

Delta 14" Wood Lathe - 3 replies

I have recently purchased a used Delta model 46-715 wood lathe. I have been unable to find a copy of the manual for this lathe. I googled the lathe but couldn’t find a manual. Does anyone know where I can download the manual. Thanks, pkennedy

2291 days ago

Jointer Help - 8 replies

I am looking at Jointers. I have narrowed my search down to two jointers. One has a parallelogram table adjustment and other the bed slides on dovetailed ways. I am hoping someone can explain to me the differences and whether one is much superior to the other. Thanks in advance, pkennedy

2297 days ago

Delta 13" 2 Speed Planer - 4 replies

I checked the rollers on my planer and discovered the rubber had what felt like gouges in the rubber. I couldn’t really see the gouges, but could easily feel them. I suspect the rollers will need to be replaced. Has anyone at LJs had a similiar experience. I went through the owners manual, but couldn’t find anything concerning ...

2312 days ago

Delta 13" 2 Speed Planer - 5 replies

I have owner the Delta 13” 2 speed planer for about 5 years. I have been extremely pleased with the planer. However, I am now having trouble with snipe. I lock the head inplace as always, but keep getting the snipe. This is really strange as I almost never got snipe prior to this. Has anyone else experienced this problem and know of a...

2320 days ago

bookmatch veneering - 4 replies

I am buillding an entertainment center with several doors. I would like to bookmatch the panels in the doors. As I understand it I want the veneer to be between 1/16 to 1/8 inch thick. I also need to veneer both sides of the substrate. What do I use as a substrate that when the veneer is applied to both sides will then fit into the grooves i...

2335 days ago

8" Jointer Jet vs Grizzly - 5 replies

I am thinking of upgrading my jointer. The jointer I have now is the 6” Delta Professional model. I would like to geet an 8” jointer. I had been loocking at the Grizzley with the spiral cutters; However, Friday I discovered that Jet now offers an 8” jointer with the spiral cutters. The Jet costs a little more, but I can ge...

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