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|1010 days ago||
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...
|1052 days ago||
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...
|1401 days ago||
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...
|1410 days ago||
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 ...
|2076 days ago||
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 ...
|2084 days ago||
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...
|2087 days ago||
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...
|2111 days ago||
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...