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09-27-2015 11:44 PM

Insert - 3 replies

I have purchased a new Dovetail jig and have realized that I need a Porter Cable type insert for my table router. The jig has a 3/4” aluminum insert that requires a 1 3/6” opening insert to accept the attachment. Does anyone know where I can find one. My jig won’t get here until next week.

12-18-2014 12:31 AM

Backsaw Repairman - 2 replies

I wanted to let all of you know that if your looking for someone to repair your backsaws, I have found an outstanding professional saw guru. About 4 month ago I bought a Disson 10” Backsaw that was made in 1912. Some of you might have seen it when I put it on here, looking for someone to sharpen it. I ended up going online to Disson saws a...

11-24-2014 04:33 AM

What kind of wood is this? I think it's Hickory but not sure. Heavy, dense wood. - 19 replies

10-24-2014 02:55 AM

1887 DISSTON 10" Backsaw - 1 reply

Today I bought this antique backsaw for $95. It has no rust and looks like it’s in great shape. Very sharp and the blade is very straight with no pitting. The handle has a medallion on it dated 1887. On the reverse it is stamped with WMTS LETTERS. Does anyone know anything about the DISSTON backsaw?

10-22-2014 01:34 AM

Arch - 7 replies

I need some advise. I have some 8/4 Cherry Wood. I’m going to put a 12+” arch in several of them and glue them up. I’m trying to figure out the easiest way and smoothest way to get it done. I don’t have a band saw.. Any ideas?

10-09-2014 01:20 AM

16mm offset wrench - 16 replies

Just wondering what the solution is to find a offset wrench for the shaft nut under the collet on my Bosch router.In a cabinet, when raised up, I can’t get under the collet nut to hold the shaft. Any solutions?

10-06-2014 12:34 AM

Router Bits - 14 replies

i am about 80% finished on my new router cabinet and I have changed routers and my new Bosch is for 1/2” router bits. I wanted to know, from some of you that have been in the woodworking world, what brands are the best and durable bits, on the market today?

10-01-2014 02:32 PM

Which router - 20 replies

I am building a new router cabinet and my old router is a little weak for what I do with it. I’m wanting to go to a bigger one. I was looking at the PC 7518 but I have a full set of 1/4” shaft bits and I would like to know if they make a good router that uses 1/4” and 1/2” bits? Is that a good idea?

10-01-2014 12:22 AM

Router Table - 36 replies

i now have a cheap router table. I bought one that is like 18”x24”. It has worked for quite a while but I’ve progressed to more detailed work so I’m going bigger. I went today and picked up 3 sheets of 3/4” Maple, one sheet of 1/2” double sanded and one 4’x4’ sheet of Maple. I have several ideas, b...

09-23-2014 12:24 AM

New Work Table Underway - 3 replies

Started my new work table last week. I glued up some 5’ 2×4’s to make a 30” wide table. When that was good and ready, I was ready to start.I had a bunch of red oak barn wood, so I planed some of it down to 7/8”. It started 1 1/4” thick. It did work on my planer blades. I glued some up and had a 33 1/2” x 61” panel. Yesterday I glued and ...

09-17-2014 11:58 PM

Need help on bench vise - 7 replies

I am fairly new to forums and blogs so here it goes.I’m building my first handmade work table and I have never had a vise except the old metal, tabletop that I put my shovels in to sharpen :-))I am wanting to mount one on the end of the table. I have 2×4’s glued together now. Started today.The table will be 30” wide and 5&...


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