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435 days ago

any ideas on how to sharpen 20 inch planer knives - 5 replies

hi i was just wondering if any one had any ides for how to touch sharpen my 20 inch knives i live 2 hours from the nearest sharpening place and if i drop the knives of when they come pick stuff up here im out over a month any ideas or jigs would be appreciated thanks

440 days ago

kids adirondack chair - 3 replies

Hi i was wondering if anyone has any plans for a kids size Adirondack chair

531 days ago

Making Dowel Rods - 12 replies

Hi I need to make some 5/8 dowel rods for a chair im repairing. I was wondering what kind of jigs you guys have or use to make your own dowel rods? Im looking for a fairly inexpensive way to make my own.

559 days ago

pvc pipe For dustcollectioin setup - 12 replies

Hi every one im looking for the best place to buy 8 6 and 4 inch pvc pipe to set up my dust collection system? but im up for suggestions on other materials. im looking to do it for cheep as possible

596 days ago

helical planer heads for dewalt 735 - 3 replies

Does any on know if there are still helical upgrades for the dewalt 735?

802 days ago

pocket holes in hickory - 17 replies

Hi Im doing a face frame for a aquarium stand and im making it out of hickory. I wanted to do pocket holes for the joinery but im having problems with the wood splitting when i put the screw in is there a good pocket hole screw for woods that split easy? Im using the Kreg screws. If i cant get that to work ill probably use loose tenons.

895 days ago

dewalt 705 chop saw - 13 replies

Hi I just got a great deal on a dewalt 705 I was wondering if any one on here has a digital manual? It came with a new thin kerf dewalt blade. the blade has a lot of vibration. Im wondering if there is any way to help this problem with out changing the blade?

958 days ago

table top glue up - 10 replies

Hi I’m looking to make a table top for a collapsible table that i use for my craft shows. I’m going to use a ambrosia maple. My question is what is the best way to glue up my top? Is it best to use dowels, biscuits pocket holes, butt joints? I got a reversible glue joint bit in my cabinet bits is that a good way to go I’m going...

976 days ago

planer table/work bench - 4 replies

hi every one im looking for some help figuring out my table I have built every thing but the middle (where im going to put my Planer). I want to make it rotate so i have a bench then pull some pens rotate the middle and have a planer. I need the planer base to sit 2 3/4 below the table that will make the in feed out feed table level to the top. ...

988 days ago

Dewalt 735 Planer - 14 replies

Im looking at getting rid of my 12.5 inch porter cable Planer and getting a Dewalt 735. Are the in feed out feed table of the Dewalt adjustable? I get really bad snipe on my porter cable how do you guys set up your in feed out feed table? Im thinking about trying that first. My dad has a older 735 with out the in feed out feed table and it give...

990 days ago

buying rought cut lumber - 25 replies

I have a couple of Questions about buying rough cut lumber. Is it cheaper to buy by square foot or by broad foot? Do you guys have any online suppliers that you guys use for rough cut lumber that are reasonable on there prices?

996 days ago

finishing ambrosia maple - 1 reply

Hi Im looking into building a table top out of ambrosia maple I am wondering what to use to finish it with out making the wood dark I want to keep the wood as white as i can. Would an epoxy make the wood dark? what would you guys use?

996 days ago

hand plane tune up - 8 replies

I just bought some cheep hand planes. I got a low angle block plane a #5 Jack Plane and a #4 Smooth Plane. I was wondering what you guys do for tune up? what to check for? how to go about it

1002 days ago

thinning mineral oil - 10 replies

Hi I was wondering what i could use to thin mineral oil to get better penetration into my cutting boards but still be food safe?

1025 days ago

box tips - 7 replies

I have recently been making small boxes. I was wondering if you guys had any tip on speeding the process up any?

1027 days ago

Hinge mortiseing jig - 16 replies

Hi I was woundering if any one knew of a good hinge mortising jig for a router that can handle multiple sizes

1067 days ago

Having Trouble Achieving A Glossy Finish - 13 replies

Hi Im new here I am having trouble achieving a glossy finish I was wondering if any one had any suggestions? Or techniques to try?

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