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113 days ago

How would ya'll make the top of this lamp? - 15 replies

Wife wants me to make a couple of lamps like this for the night stands. What i’m wondering about, is how to make the sloped portion right above the shutter and below the shade. Any ideas? I’m considering just making it taper up toward the shade instead of sloping. Thanks in advance

132 days ago

Question for those with a HF DC with Wynn filter - 3 replies

I’m going to add some shelves above my HF dc. Currently I have the bag on it and I think it stands a bout 76-77” high. Was wanting to know if the Wynn filter added any height so I can plan it in to the height of the shelves. Thanks in advance

196 days ago

Newb guide bushing questions - 5 replies

As the title states I’m pretty much a newbie with the router and wondering the purpose of the template bushings. I’ve used my router with a bearing guided flush cut bit for making table saw inserts and a few other things out of hardboard patterns. Why use guide bushings over a flush trim bit when you have to account for bushing off...

199 days ago

Router table question - 16 replies

I recently built an extension table/router table for my table saw and the arrangement I find best for the layout of my shop has the router table against a wall to where I can access the router table only from the front (same side where I feed work pieces into the table saw) or rear. I’ve done some hand held router work but working on a ro...

271 days ago

sub panel questions - 21 replies

Hope I put this in the right section. My FIL pretty much wired this in for me. He’s an old school electrician and may not be up to code. I’ve got 3 wires coming from the main panel (black, red, white). I’m trying to figure out the white and ground. The white comes from the main panel neutral buss and goes to what you see in th...

352 days ago

bent lamination or cut from solid block of wood - 1 reply

I need to reproduce a curved back for a chair. The piece is 6” wide and seems pretty curved to me. I was planning on trying bent lamination but my concern is with making a cut that “tall” on the bandsaw. Do you think the thickness will be consistent from top to bottom of the cuts.

507 days ago

Dead On - 2 replies

While researching LJ and other website about setting up my table saw ie, getting the blade and fence parallel to the miter slots I come across several who mention they set their fence “dead on” parallel to the blade or miter slot with no toe out to the rear of the fence. Now I’m not asking for opinions on whether toe out or pa...

540 days ago

More unisaw questions - 20 replies

one of the tilt stops on the front bracket of my unisaw is broke off. Do you recommend welding it back? A new bracket is $300+. Also I found the end of the gear broke off which I guess serves as a stop for raising the blade. Do you see any problem just leaving as is and being aware of the blade height? One more question. Would ...

549 days ago

general purpose bandsaw blade - 5 replies

Another question for the masses. I picked up a Craftsman 14” inch bandsaw on sale yesterday. Seems like a pretty good saw, but the blade is horrible. I say general purpose, but plan on doing some bandsaw boxes and other little crafty things. Not any resawing. Figure I’ll go with a Lenox 1/4”. What do yall recommend as far...

552 days ago

QUESTION FOR INCRA TS-LS 32" OWNERS - 12 replies

how much space to the right of the blade is required for maximum rip capacity? leaning heavy towards this fence. i just need to make sure i have enough room.

559 days ago

how bout a fence - 9 replies

now that i have my TS going i need to put a fence on it. briefly thought about dropping the cash on a incra but i’m limited on space so i don’t know if it’d be worth it for me. so… what do ya’ll recommend for a unisaw x5 3hp? i’d eventually like to incorporate my router into the TS extension.

560 days ago

unisaw x5 question - 17 replies

well i finally got the 220v installed and fired up the unisaw. question is, when i turn it on it does a quick sorta jump. kinda like it was in a bind after being shut down. my f.i.l. has a grizzly cabinet saw that seems to run a little smoother. is this normal for a unisaw x5l? is there something i should inspect. seems to cut fine, i ran...

594 days ago

wiring question - 17 replies

Got the sub-panel installed in the garage with 60 amps running to it. Now I need to run a 15amp 220 for the unisaw. It’s a x5 3hp. What size wire should I use for this? 10 gauge?

609 days ago

MDF joinery - 18 replies

Did a search here and a google search and didn’t come up with a definitive answer. I’m building a play kitchen for my daughter and will be using 3/4 MDF for the paintability. My question is, what method of joining should I use? Can’t use the table saw yet so my options are dadoes and rabits with router, kreg pocket holes, bi...

712 days ago

Planer question - 19 replies

I used my father in law’s 20” grizzly planer to surface some rough cut cedar i’m using in a project. Every board I planed would get somewhat of a thin peeling of the grain. At first I thought I may be feeding the boards against the grain, but it didn’t make a difference. Is this just a characteristic of cedar, or might...

752 days ago

Delta unisaw x5 - 41 replies

My boss recently foreclosed on a large warehouse building that a company used for a shop. there were numerous tools left behind that he is going to liquidate to recover some of his money. Well, among all these tools (mostly metal working tools) is a 3hp delta unisaw x5. I expressed a little interest in it, not thinking I’d be able to af...

801 days ago

Waterproof glue? - 6 replies

Hope I put this in the correct forum. Got a question about wood glue on a project I’m begining. The project is a adirondack glider that calls for 2x’s and I plan on using white oak. I have some relatively inexpensive rough cut white oak available in 1X’s that would obviously need to be planed and glued up. Keeping in mind t...


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