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12-19-2016 12:22 AM

Dewalt 708 Mitre Saw - 3 replies

I just bought a used 708 Dewalt mitre saw for my son. I already own a 718 so I do know a bit about the make. I have the lazer on my 718, does Dewalt have the lazer attachment for the 708? Can’t seem to find it on Amazon or the likes? I understand the 708 might be a little old but does anyone know if there is identification on the saw that ...

01-29-2016 06:19 PM

Remote Control Power Switch - 22 replies

I bought a 2 hp General International Dust Collector and I want to hook up a remote control on/off system. I checked out Amazon and they have a few remote control plugs. A couple in particular shows heavy duty applications. I not that “up”on ratings electrical stuff. Is there anyone using these remote control power plug attachments o...

02-01-2015 06:43 PM

General International vs Oneida - 1 reply

I am zeroing in on a cyclone dust collector; I have a basement shop and I want and need the maximum efficiency. have over the years been working with the Oneida Dust deputy/vac. Has anyone installed the General International 1 1/2 hp cyclone or the Oneida Mini Gorilla 1 /1/2 hp? If so any comments

03-02-2014 10:05 PM

White film in finish - 1 reply

I have two laquer finished bar stools. I have a white film on the finish which I suspect is stained by water moisture. Anyone have an idea as to how to get it out other than stripping off the finish?

03-01-2011 03:39 AM

Wood lathe duplicator - 1 reply

I’ve got this wood lathe duplicator that has been sitting on the top shelf of my shop gathering dust. A friend of mine gave it to me at least 20 years ago. Its got that solid Made in the North American construction and I would like to put it ” in service”. From a little research and on line photos, it appears to be a Rockwell 4...

01-17-2011 06:49 PM

Forstner Bits/ Drill Press Accessories - 8 replies

Gentlemen I finally got my drill press work station set-up (table/fence and drawer). I have a sanding drum( adopted from a Sears Radial alarm saw accessorie), a 3/8 plug maker, and a few (set of 7) Brad Driill bits. What I am interested in is getting a good set of forstner bits and completing the brad drill bits. I’m not looking at anythin...

02-02-2010 05:23 PM

Family "conference dining room table" - 1 reply

I am sure a lot of you’s can relate to this. My family of five (wife and kids) has now become a little bit bigger; Son-in-laws (with eventual grandchildren) and future daughter in laws, etc.. I put an addition on to my house 10 years ago and set up the kitchen and dining room into one large room. I have had specific plans on building a 4&#...

01-24-2010 06:59 PM

Combinations of Moldings - 3 replies

I have always found that using molding whether it is a cabinet or renovating a room, it is like putting a frame around a picture. No matter if it is a master piece painting or a photo, no justice is served without a picture frame. I have seen table tops, end tables, door ways, wood panel dens, etc.etc… all are enhanced by someone in a lot ...

03-29-2008 10:54 PM

Router Raizer? - 4 replies

I have got the Freud 2200 router and I am beginning to set up my router table. As it goes I want to set it up once and be done. I asked the Freud dealer at the wood show about the options of converting my router for an above router table adjustment. He suggested the Router Raizer. I have found them on Amazon for between $80-100. Anybody set one ...

03-22-2008 06:36 AM

Have you met the emarld ash bore yet? - 5 replies

Spring is almost here and another year I have my fingers crossed for three good size white ash trees in my yard. I nourtured them from “puppies” and I have been treating them with the only known systemic that has been working on the emarld ash borer,Bayer Tree and Shrub treatment. I have been given them them the treatment for going o...

03-19-2008 04:32 AM

Building from plans? - 19 replies

When I first started building furniture I liked the traditional colonial style of early american such as the Ethan Allen furniture. In most cases any pieces I see, I take down the dimensions,take a few pictures and off to the shop I would go. I never much got into buiding anything by plans. Most sets of plans that I saw, the designs of were p...

02-24-2008 07:17 AM

Router tables-Shop Fox vs. Bench Dog Pro Max - 6 replies

I just join the Lumberjocks recently and I am kind of feeling my way around . In the process I have been doing some research on the above mentioned router tables. I am not going around again on tool purchases and I have serious considerations for the above. Does anyone use the Shop Fox 1728? Most of the time popular items have reviews and ratin...

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