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212 days ago

Worksharp Customer Service Experience - 10 replies

I don’t usually post this kind of stuff, but my experience was so great that I feel like I owe it Darex/Worksharp to talk about it. Back story: My WS3000 was about 2 years old. One day I turned it on to sharpen a chisel and it popped the GFI on the outlet. It kept doing the same thing over and over. I took the machine apart and coul...

549 days ago

Stanley planes, old tool chests, old tools - 10 replies

These are all planes I bought last week from the estate of a master cabinet maker. They were all sitting in a tool chest for years. Not sure how long they’ve been idle. I pulled a few things out, now I’m selling the rest. I think the prices are fair, but if I’m way out of line let me know. I’d prefer a local buyer near Lo...

856 days ago

Bandsaw re-saw guide - 6 replies

I just bought my first band saw and I was re-sawing some material the other day with only the fence. My results weren’t that great due to poor technique and inexperience. I thought I’d try to build a re-saw guide and see if that helped. Here’s what I came up with: Tape on the back to make it perfectly square to the t...

930 days ago

Bosch MRC23EVSK Router Combo Kit - 0 replies

This is brand new, never used. It’s the new Bosch router with the finger control. I’m in the Louisville, KY area. Asking $275. Call or text with questions or to pick it up. Cory812-989-9058

931 days ago

Porter Cable and Milwaukee Sanders - 1 reply

I’ve got two random orbit sanders I don’t use anymore. Both are 5” 8-hole varieties. They both work perfectly and are in good shape. I’d like to get $50 for the PC sander and $30 for the Milwaukee. I’m happy to ship these anywhere, buyer will have to pay actual cost. Feel free to give me a call or text if you&#...

938 days ago

Ridgid R4330 13" Planer for sale--$250 - 2 replies

I’ve got a hobbyist use Ridgid R4330 13” planer for sale. It’s been well cared for and is about a year and half old. I’ve got a new set of blades and a back up set with a few hundred board feet of use. I’m in the Louisville, KY area. Call or text to set up a time to pick it up. Cory812-989-9058

941 days ago

New Steel City planer - 10 replies

Has anyone used or seen this new Steel City planer: http://www.amazon.com/Steel-City-40300H-13-Inch-Portable/dp/B0055NKCWI/ref=sr_1_12?s=power-hand-tools&ie=UTF8&qid=1327330431&sr=1-12 It looks different than their older helical head copy of the Ridgid 4330. It looks more like a 12” dewalt. On Steel City’s web sit...

966 days ago

Lumber: Walnut, cherry, oak, hickory - 2 replies

I’ve got a pile of lumber that includes oak, cherry, walnut, hickory, elm, cedar, and maple. You can see from the pictures that I’ve got some very thick pieces (8/4+) and some 4/4 pieces. Lengths and widths vary. Some slabs are 3” thick and 14” wide. Most are 6-12” wide. I’m asking $1-3/bf depending on species...

1050 days ago

Help with a simple project - 8 replies

I’m afraid I’m over thinking this project, so I’d love any help/suggestions you guys can give me. Back story: My wife is in cosmetology school right now and since I’m “handy” she volunteered me to fix a problem at her school. The need to add some counter space for more work stations where they clamp a manneq...

1077 days ago

Lumber FS/T--Hickory, Oak, Others---Louisville, KY area - 0 replies

I’ve got a whole bunch of wood I would like to get rid of. There’s hickory, oak, and some maple, cedar, and elm. Some boards are very wide (18”), most are 8-14”. Lengths vary from 5’ to 10’. Most are 4/4, some a little thicker, some a little thinner. Quite a bit of this lumber are “blanks” from ven...

1112 days ago

Pipe clamps, Kreg 90 degree corner clamps - 0 replies

I’ve got 6 Irwin 3/4” pipe clamps with two extra pipes for sale, along with 2 Kreg 90 degree corner clamps. The corner clamps could be easily shipped, but the pipe clamps are probably best for local pick up in the Louisville, KY area. I’m asking $60 for the pipe clamps and $40 for the Kreg clamps (plus shipping if necessary)....

1159 days ago

Is 1/2" ok for drawer fronts? - 3 replies

I’m in the homestretch of a dresser/changing table project and I’ve got a quick question for you experts. I’m using solid cherry for some false fronts on the drawers. The drawer boxes themselves are solid 1/2” cherry with 1/4” ply bottom. I’d like to use continuous grain all the way through the drawer front...

1221 days ago

Use of 8" Jointer Needed in Louisville, KY area - 3 replies

Back story: My Dad has an office in a building built in 1880. He needs a table to work on some computers and I volunteered to build him one from a beam that was taken out of a similar building on his property. So, I grabbed the beam and cut it into 5’ sections. I need to joint a face and an edge so that I can glue it up into a table top ab...

1343 days ago

Is any project really "perfect"? - 58 replies

After completing a few projects lately and complaining about their imperfections, my wife said “you do know that you’re the only who sees this stuff, right? Everyone else can’t believe you actually made it!” I’m not sure if that was a compliment or an insult, but her heart was in the right place and she is right: ...

1352 days ago

R4330 Planer Problem? I'm making hourglasses!!!! - 14 replies

I’ve had the 4330 for about a year now. I really haven’t had any problems with it at all. In fact, I’ve been really happy with the planer handling all types and sizes of lumber. Last night I was planing some boards for an end grain cutting board as a Christmas gift. I planed the glued up boards, laid my straight edge across...

1413 days ago

Old Sargent block plane...what do I do with it next? - 7 replies

I was going through my Great Aunt’s chicken coop the other day, just curious to see what was in there. It had been about 10 years since I was at her property and I was just killing some time. I noticed a wooden box full of old tools so I started rummaging around to see what was there. As I pulled out this old block plane my Aunt said it...

1421 days ago

Large burl on a tree on my property....what's it worth? - 9 replies

While scouting a hunting spot on my property, I saw this tree: I’m pretty sure it’s an oak tree. What would this be worth? Should I cut it down and try to sell it? Thanks for the help. Cory

1423 days ago

How flat is flat enough for an endgrain cutting board? - 12 replies

I’m in the process of making my largest cutting board to date. It’s an all walnut end grain cutting board for my wife. I’ve got all the board glued up and I’m in the process of sanding the end grain flat and smooth. I’ve run a belt sander over both sides and it sits flat when I put it on my benches. But, when I ...

1501 days ago

Ridgid OSS belt sander problem - 9 replies

I just bought one of these off of craigs list. I can’t get the belt to track straight. No matter how I adjust it the belt rides up and off of the track. What am I doing wrong? Any ideas on how to fix it? Thanks.

1533 days ago

Jointer and new table saw fence....Gloat? - 5 replies

Well, the much talked about Grizzly shipping problems are not just an urban legend as proof by these photos: My lovely bride bought the 6” spiral cutterhead model and new shop fox fence for me for our anniversary. God bless her. The came delivered today via UPS freight and dropped at the front door. The boxes were in tatte...

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