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|70 days ago||
Cutting 4x4 - 10 replies
I am planning to make two farm style dining tables. One for me and one for a friend. I have really nice 4×4 pine for the legs. How would you cut these to size? @ 29inches long I have a circular saw with a 7 inch blade. I have a 10 inch sliding miter saw. I was thinking about using the MS. Should I “chop saw” it or ̶...
|76 days ago||
For $1500 I was expecting a cabinet saw... - 23 replies
I was wrong…http://dallas.craigslist.org/dal/tls/4101565445.html
|78 days ago||
State of my shop, right now... - 14 replies
If anyone has looked at my shop pics in the past, they know I like a really clean and organized shop. For some reason, this pine mini-armoire build has gotten my shop a bit out of sorts LOL!
|339 days ago||
American Made Heating Option - 27 replies
http://www.eheat.com/ Saw this in my Wood Magazine….just throwing it out here as this time of year many are looking for shop heating options. Amercian made is always good in my book. I have no affiliation with the product or website.
|372 days ago||
Garage door insulation. - 21 replies
I live in Texas, so heat is more of an issue than cold. I have a thin, el-cheapo alum. garage door. I decided to invest @ 60 dollars in those 1.5 inch foam insulation sheets at the big box and cut them to fit my door. It took me less than an hour. So far it has made a difference in dampening the noise, as my neighbors houses are VERY close and ...
|394 days ago||
Lowes tool bargain!!!! - 15 replies
Got this exact drill w/ 2 batts this AM at Lowe’s on a side display: http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-DDS180-02-18-Volt-Lithium-Ion-Batteries/dp/B0052TZDAG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1353259117&sr=8-1&keywords=bosch+18+lithium+ion For $99…...Central Texas. Maybe they are getting rid of these drill for this price in other st...
|464 days ago||
This is my table saw - 35 replies
...there are many like it but this one is mine. ...I must master my table saw as I master my life. Just a take off of the classic Rifle-man’s Creed. My table saw is a 1996, Craftsman Emerson Era saw. I really like it. I bought it many years ago for $200. I added a Ridgid AC1036 fence for $50 a General mobile base for $60 ...
|493 days ago||
Walnut for cutting boards` - 21 replies
Does anyone out there have serious reservations about using walnut in cutting boards? I know there is a small chance of a nut allergy person having an issue, but generally it seems walnut cutting boards are sold everywhere, all the time. Any insight is appreciated.
|612 days ago||
Tablesaw/Jointer combo....ever seen this? I haven't - 19 replies
|639 days ago||
First time to Grizzly (Springfield, MO) LOTS of pics - 16 replies
Howdy folks! Just spent a super week in Branson. One day we took the quick jaunt up to Springfield, MO to see the Grizz Store and visit the flagship Bass Proshop. The Grizz store was really cool (Bass Pro was too). The thing that is striking about the Grizz store is how well laid out and CLEAN it is. I mean you can eat off of nearly every...
|667 days ago||
Craftsman Pinup Girls For The Shop - 20 replies
I always like the pinup girl paintings from WW-2, old tool calanders etc. Got these and mounted them in frames and put them up in the shop for a “classic look”.
|668 days ago||
Doomsday Preppers - 9 replies
Watched this show for the first time tonight. Very interesting, What say you—are these people, smart or ??
|668 days ago||
Another Craigs List "Bargain" Powermatic Saw... - 9 replies
http://austin.craigslist.org/tls/2850181453.html In light of the person who got a simialr saw today for $375, I thought I’d share this.
|683 days ago||
FYI, the Craftsman Club Sale starts today. It’s easy to sign up at the store to get the discount. I did that to get my jointer. You can sign up online to see the flyer with these sales advertised. Their Ridgid Clone, #00921833, cast iron top, and built in mobile base on sale for $499 Their hybrid cab saw #00922116 with granite top, ...
|703 days ago||
FYI SALE: 8 inch stack dado for $55 - 11 replies
http://www.ptreeusa.com/edirect_011312.htm For anybody needing one…
|709 days ago||
The rising prices of tools... - 27 replies
I have had some sticker shock as of late, looking at tool prices at Sears, Amazon etc. Looking at what I paid for my tools over the years, I am amazed at what it would cost to replace them. I bought my tools from 2000-2006, so they are not too old. Also, my tools are middle of the road for quality, Craftsman and Ridgid. Here is a run down ...
|715 days ago||
Where to stay in Branson? - 7 replies
Me the wife and two teenagers are planning to head up to Branson for a few days this spring. I appreciate any advice on where to stay. Wife and I like a CLEAN sleeping environment, but budget is also a factor. Under $150/night if possible. Also, love to hear what shows to go to. We went yrs ago when the kids were little so did more amusemen...
|759 days ago||
Any MJ Splitter users out there? - 5 replies
I have a 1996 Emerson Era Craftsman Contractor saw. I am very saftey aware and use my factory guard, push sticks etc as much as possible. As we all know, removing the guard when using a dado, and then placing it back on in perfect alignment can be frustrating. It seems I am always adjusting the “splitter” part of it. It gives me...
|773 days ago||
Please show me your table saw carts - 9 replies
I threw together a base/cart for my Craftsman table saw a few yrs ago out of scrap wood I had around. I’ve been thinking of making/upgrading to a nicer cart. I would really appreciate seeing the table saw carts you have made. Thanks in advance.
|787 days ago||
Corner Lock Miter Bits... - 4 replies
I was hoping to get some insight on corner lock miter bits. Have been thinking about getting a bit with set up blocks from MLCS in order to have a new way to make boxes. I read using the set up blocks, makes these a ton easier to use. Any feedback or insight is appreciated. Thanks!