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|08-18-2011 11:02 PM||
clamping and cauls station idea - 8 replies
I recently saw this on the Internet and thought it was a great idea. I thought I’d share it with the folks on LJ. I was wondered if anyone has made something slimilar and would share their ideas and photos with us. If anyone is interested where I discovered this clamping and cauls station it is located at a Wood Forum ...
|08-18-2011 09:42 PM||
I purchased 14’ of 6/4 African mahogany rough wood. I cut the wood into 3 pieces. (4’, 4’, and 6’). I use my planer first to get it down to size. I’ve had the boards in my garage for about 2 weeks now. Because it’s been about 100 degrees in my garage, I decided to take it to my local lumberyard and have the yard finish the 1/8” left to ...
|08-12-2011 03:03 AM||
Help with understanding router bits - 7 replies
I’ve posted this on a router forum but I usually get such great advised from this forum that I thought I’d post it here too. I was looking for a bit to do some molding. When I went on a website I saw they had a ogee and classical bit but they offered it in different sizes. I didn’t understand how to determine what size I sho...
|08-10-2011 09:23 PM||
I need to cut a couple of angles in a large piece of plywood. The wood is 22 X 45. The photo shows one end of the board but the other end will be cut with the same angels. I figure I could use a jigsaw then sand the edges. I was thinking the way I would cut it is with circular saw and a straight edge. A table saw would make a much fin...
|08-02-2011 03:42 PM||
Long Miter Joint Spline......What wood to use? - 7 replies
I’m making at TV stand and I’ve miter the corners. The corners are not set to 45 degrees, instead they vary. I’m going to add splines to the joints. I read the splines are suppose to be snug-fitting but isn’t there a problem with expanding and contracting? Will any wood do? ThanksAngela
|07-26-2011 02:41 AM||
Need help in determining the angles I need to cut - 15 replies
I’m designing a stand for my TV. I figure there must be a math formula I could use to determine what angles I need to cut. There are the two side pieces which will be at an angle and the rear side piece will be at an angle with the back piece. I figure that once I can determine the angles, then I can determine the dimension of the front. ...
|01-25-2011 09:08 AM||
Woodworker in the Garage... would you help me out? - 23 replies
Please take the time to help me out. My workshop is in my garage which is approximately, 20 X 18. For some reason it seems like I don’t have any room in the garage but then I look at photos of other shops and they have all the same tools I have but it’s organized in a smaller space. So I must not have the ability to place the tools in the right ...
|01-19-2011 08:32 AM||
Fein Vacuum Owners....Questions.... - 6 replies
Ok I need some input again. I own an older model of the Fein 9-5-13 vacuum. I have trouble locating attachments for it because of its strange size. I currently have it hooked up to a bucket with a cyclone lid. I have the original cloth filter bag that came with it but not the HEPA filter. My questions are: Where can I get attachments? I ...
|01-18-2011 12:54 AM||
I usually use a vacuum then a damp paper towel and last a tack rag. Sometimes I use my air compressor. I was wondering what methods people use to remove dust from the projects before finishing them? Also what method do you use to remove the dust from the sanding between coats? Also do you use a different method for porous woods like wal...
|01-05-2011 10:43 AM||
Dust Collection Ductwork Help - 1 reply
I listed the information I’m looking for first and explain in more detail further below. • If anyone knows of some good websites regarding dust collection and setting up a duct system. I was recently directed to a website by Bill Pentz, which had a lot of good information. • Where have others purchased their ductwork systems? I’ve located ...
|01-04-2011 12:12 AM||
I’m starting to build the duct work in my garage and I’ve heard about smooth interior flex hose. I’ve heard it’s out there and it’s expensive but I haven’t located a place to purchased it. I would like it in 5” can anyone recommend a place? I’m in the LA, CA area but don’t mind order over the...
|12-30-2010 08:37 AM||
How to make a raised panel drawer front? - 4 replies
I’m trying to locate information about making a raised panel drawer front. Not Doors, Drawers. I see MLCS has a special router bit called “Mitered Drawer Frame Router Bit ” – This new, smaller sized, 2 flute, carbide tipped bit can be used to make matching profile drawer frames or to make smaller sized doors, usi...
|11-04-2010 07:57 AM||
Maple Butcher Blocks...Where can I buy them? - 12 replies
I’m trying to locate where I can purchase a nice Maple butcher block Top. I only know of two places Grizzly and an online company called the Perfect Plank. Grizzly doesn’t really carry the size I’m looking for, 36” x 30”. I located the perfect plank via an internet search so I don’t know anything about them. I...
|10-29-2010 05:25 AM||
Sander Sitter? - 11 replies
6” sander sitter 5” sander sitter I was wondering about the Sander Sitter. When I did a search it appeared on several forums regarding the most useless tool you purchased or the tool you wish you hadn’t purchased. Under the review section the person really liked it. On Amazon.com 17 people loved it 5 people didn’t. I was wonder...
|10-25-2010 08:08 AM||
I’m selling a few of my woodworking items. I have a woodworking website where I posted a lot of photos and information about the items. Brand New Still in Box Biesemeyer fence system with legs and extension table $425 Used Biesemeyer fence system $180 2 new Timber Wolf Bandsaw Blades $5 Used Biesemeyer Blade Guard S...
|09-09-2010 05:23 AM||
I haven’t been able to locate any reviews on the Powermatic1792016K. It’s has the workbench and vise on the right extension. If you actually own it, I was wondering what you think of it. What are the pros and cons. A lot of times something looks like a good idea but once you try it out there’s little things you don’t like...
|09-01-2010 03:11 AM||
Help with a Grizzly G0478 Table Saw - 5 replies
My table saw seemed out of alignment. I got out my Master plate and dial from front of the blade to back of the blade is off by .01. The manual states: Loosen the trunnion bolts shown in Figure 57. Under Figure 57 it indicates 6 bolts but it also says “not all the trunnion bolts are shown”). Does anyone know how many trunnion bolts this saw h...
|08-17-2010 06:05 AM||
It’s missing the Splitter Assembly but I discovered the complete Splitter assembly can be purchased from Delta for $47.50. I would like to get rid of it and was wondering where you think I should list it. Should I purchase the splitter assembly and sell the whole thing together or sell it as is. I know about Craigslist but wondered if ther...
|08-15-2010 09:21 AM||
The saw came with a Shop Fox fence. I’m would like to add extension legs and rails. I would also like a more accurate fence. I’ve read some very positive reviews about the Vega system but I’m unable to tell if it would work on my Grizzly Table Saw. The Vega Utility 50 was designed for contractors saws and smaller cabinet saws....