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619 days ago

Router Boss - 2 replies

I am interested in a Router Boss and would like to get some feedback from some of the people who have one on a few questions I have. I know from reviews that I have read that the people that have them tend to love them. I am planning to use it for mortise and tenon, dove tails, and to replace one of my router table as space is very limited. ...

1281 days ago

Leigh at the woodworking shows? - 5 replies

Has anyone been to the woodworking shows this year? I was wondering if Leigh has a booth or display. I am really interesed in their dovetail jigs and was hoping I could see them at the show when I go next month. Thanks Alex

1310 days ago

General Tool? - 10 replies

Has anyone purchased woodworking jigs or tools for General Tool? I was on the site and they have some interesting jigs and the are low priced. Just wanted to get some feed back on anyone’s experience with them. http://generaltools.com/Departments/Hand-Tools/Woodworking-Tools/Joining-Tools/Wood-Joining-Tools.aspx

1531 days ago

Career path? - 16 replies

I just wanted to get a few opinions as far as my career options. Right now I am stuck in a dead end job and my wife wants me to go back to school, and she thinks I should go back for cabinet making or construction / remodeling. I am a bit apprehensive about mixing my hobby that I love with work, I would hate to have my wood working feel like w...

1597 days ago

quarter and flat sawn oak - 8 replies

I am planning on building a storage bench for my mother and I am planning to use quarter sawn red oak for the Legs, front, drawer fronts, and top and using oak for the sides and back. Has anyone mixed these? I am wondering how it will look.

1648 days ago

What to get with HD $100 gift card - 22 replies

I have a $100.00 HD gift card courtesy of my cable company. Now the question is what to get. The 2 things I have in mind are a Dado blade or a Keg jig. I am looking at the Freud dado set that HD Caries (sorry don’t know the model # off hand.) that sells for $99. Or the Kreg jig set that they also have for $99.00. I have a single hole Kreg ...

1666 days ago

Avanti Pro dado set - 7 replies

I was just at HD and they have an Avanti pro 8”dado set for $49.00. I have been wanting a dado set and this looks like a really good price, but I can’t find any info on them. Has anyone used one or know much about them? The real question is buy this for $49 or the Freud for $99.00.

1682 days ago

Help, How do I remove a stripped bolt??? - 15 replies

I have a big problem at the moment and I a willing to bet someone here has an idea that will help me out. I was changing blades on my planner a I has several button head bolts that the Allen wrench hole stripped out on (very soft). I purchased a Grip-it screw extractor to remove the bolts and it worked great until the last one (of course) an...


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