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05-09-2012 05:45 PM

Delta 22-580 Planer Replacement Knives? - 1 reply

Anyone have any suggestions for replacment knives for my Delta 22-580 planer? Should I just go with the standard ones from Amazon or are there other options?Thanks Guys and Gals!

02-05-2012 10:49 PM

Brass Hardware For Shop Made Tools - 4 replies

Hey everyone, So I have enough lumber that is or will be scrap, unless… there is enough for off spring projects of lager ones.I am planning on making a chisel hammer and a marking gauge.I want to know if anyone knows where to get the brass hardware and pins for the marking gauge? Any help or advice is appreciated.Thanks again,FMG

01-22-2012 05:25 PM

Large Taper when jointing - 5 replies

Hey everyone. I am excited to be back in the shop more and more lately. I bought some air dried rough cut lumber with the live edge still on it, and started to dimension it last night. Very exciting! Very frustrating also. While practicing on a less desirable pieces I had to take a bow out and on the joiner took it down about 1/4” by the ...

12-15-2011 03:03 PM

Removing wax from a dining table? - 7 replies

Hey all, Good to be back! Its been a while since I have been on here or even in the shop for that matter. I have a project and need a little help and or advice trying to remove wax and build up from our dining room table. I would like to attempt not to harm the original finish. If I am successful in doing so, what should I use to reseal the top...

02-20-2011 02:14 PM

Case Hardening? - 1 reply

Is there any way to tell if a board has been case hardened before you try to rip it? Last night while ripping a board, approx 3/4 of the way through I noticed extreme resistance. I shut my saw down and removed the board only to find it had pinched at the end….. Ladies and gentlemen I believe that my riving knife has just saved my @ssThanks...

02-01-2011 01:50 PM

150bdft for $150 - 4 replies

As usual putting the cart before the horse, I hooked up with a guy in PA on CL who has a portable mill. I am looking for some ash and maple to build a bed for my son. I am picking it up on friday (100 bdft ash and 50 bdft of maple). I was so excited at the price and thinking that he was local I committed. Now I realize the lumber is green, far a...

11-26-2010 08:44 PM

Timber Framing Tools? - 5 replies

I am interested in building a shed and portions of it will be timber framed. I am looking for advice on what a good size/weight mallet and chisel would be to do basic joints in 4×4 and 6×6 post and beams.Thanks as always,FMG

07-12-2010 04:51 PM

Sheet Good Prices - 10 replies

Just venting i guess. Is it me or have sheet good prices increased again. I know home center prices aren’t the greatest but 33 bucks for a 4×8x3/4” MDF and a piece of sand ply is no better…. come on! I am really getting tired of being ripped off. I totally hate politics also but to boot our money is supporting other countr...

01-06-2010 11:41 PM

Apollo vs. Fuji Sprayers - 1 reply

I recently posted about being in the market for a sprayer. No hits on the 3M accuspray yet but I was wondering if anyone could compare an Apollo 825 and a Fuji 3, or if anyone has one of these willing to give me some input. Thanks as always,FMG

01-05-2010 04:43 AM

anyone ever used a 3M ACCUSPRAY? - 2 replies

I am in the market for an HVLP Turbine system or an LVLP gun. I have a 1.8HP dewalt compressor 5.4cfm @ 90psi. No specs on 40psi that is common with HVLP’s. I am going to be spraying Latex, Laquer, Glazing and Enamel. I was looking at the 3M Accuspray LVLP 19C today at the paint store. It specifies only 5cfm at 43psi. Have any you guys or ...

10-27-2009 07:13 PM

Building Cabinets and or Entry Doors - 4 replies

Anyone out there know of any good DVDs on building cabinets, and or entry doors? Thanks,FMG

09-22-2009 02:10 PM

Table Saw Flatness - 9 replies

Hey Everyone, Slowly getting my new table saw together. I checked the main table and extension wings for flatness. The center of the right wing is .008” above the main table. Both the wings have a .006” sag at the ends. Imay have to file or shim. So my question is what is an acceptable limit for flatness?Thank you,FMG

08-14-2009 10:56 PM

Lumber For Trim & Moulding? - 1 reply

Does anyone know a place near NJ to get lumber for milling trim or moulding? I am looking into milling my own base and casement trim for our home and am looking for white pine or doug fur. Any opinions or advise on what i should use are welcome.Thanks,FMG

07-30-2009 08:08 PM

Planer/Moulder ?s - 2 replies

Has any one ever used a planer moulder? I was looking at the two that Grizzly have. Namely the G0477 or the G01073Z. I am purchasing a home that i would like to completely redo the trim on. I thought it would be cool to make my own moulding. I would like a quality planer also and have not seen many reviews on moulder planers. Sumed up i am looki...

07-24-2009 04:21 PM

Raised Panel Router Bit Set - 13 replies

Hey every one. I am looking into making doors for a bathroom vanity in our new house. My wife seemed to like a beaded/decorative profile stile and rail with a raised panel. I want to purchase a router bit set but not sure what brand and size to go with. I was hoping to get something that would cover kitchen cabinet doors also. I don’t mind...

07-10-2009 03:19 AM

Left vs. Right Tilt - 11 replies

Hey Guys and Gals, Anyone ever use a right tilt table saw? Any drawbacks? Seems that a left tilt gives you mor options having more room to the right of the blade for bevels. Any opinions?Thanks, FMG

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