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08-15-2010 02:57 AM

Friday the 13 was a day late for me. - 0 replies

Looks like Friday the 13 was a day late getting to my house. Wife’s van had a dead battery this morning. And we just head a loud crash, seems it was one of the non-dead branches in the pin-oak in the back hitting the gutter/roof. It did not break all the way though, time to call a tree service and see what we should do with it.

04-11-2010 10:19 PM

Wooden Planes on Craigslist - Deerfield Ohio - 1 reply

If anyone is interested, there are several wooden plane for sale on the akron canton craislist page listed in Deerfield Ohio take a look here I’m not associated with the seller, just thought I pass along the info.

09-05-2009 05:26 AM

Question about ShopSmith - 11 replies

A couple questions for the ShopSmith users/owners. I’ve been looking at Craig’s List and there are a few ShopSmiths for sale. I understand that the basics of the machine are saw, lathe, drill press. I’ve also found that there are several different attachments/add-on tools. My question comes down to the additional tools. A...

08-16-2008 03:49 AM

Question(s) for all of you Plane Lovers - 5 replies

So I sepent some time in the garage, messing aroung trying to firure out how to carve something.Well that was not very successfull. So to try and scavange something out of the night, I grabed an old plane that I inherited quite a few years back, and have never used.I was able to adjust it some what correctly, and tried it out on a piece of wo...

07-21-2008 08:22 PM

Joining MDF - 16 replies

At my wife’s request I’ve got an MDF project coming up. In looking on line, I’ve found a mryid of answers to the question: What works the best for joining / connecting MDF? Screws, biscuts what? Basicaly I’ll be making several large boxes. I read that you need to prdrill and fill when using screws.I’m think...

03-29-2008 03:46 AM

Quick Tip - 9 replies

The other day I was making some cuts on the Table Saw, and realized I needed a push stick.I took a larger paint stick (not the 1 Gallon size) from HD, cut a notch in the end, and instant push stick.

01-26-2008 05:53 AM

Interesting Idea for a store - 13 replies

I found this off of Craig’s List the other day have a retail store in front and a workshop in back that you can get a membership to or pay for a few hours. I think it might be a good idea if you wanted to tryout something like useing a lathe before you bought one (and could not find a friend to “borr...

01-12-2008 03:58 AM

Proper Router Bit Usage - 13 replies

I was using my router, and I was obviously doing something wrong. During use I notices smoke, not just wood coming from the bit.I stopped and looked at the bit. It is all discolored around the bottom (are that was in contact with the wood). Was I going too fast, too deep? I would like to learn from my mistakes, so your advice would be grea...

01-04-2008 06:30 AM

Router Table Top Question - 5 replies

Planning on building a Router Table this weekend/next week. Question for all of you out there who have done so already. Would Melemine make a good sufrace for a router table top? Or would I be better off choosing something else? Thanks.

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