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|5 days ago||
Price tag of your dust collection layout ? - 29 replies
I had no idea about the dust collection science, people’s intensity, safety and health concerns when I first stepped into wood working. I figured, a good sized shop vac is all that’s needed. Boy, was I wrong :)2 years later.. I have a Grizzly 3HP dual bag dust collector, a in-progress Thien Baffle (blog entries ongoing) and curre...
|10 days ago||
After Separator but Before Impeller connections? - 9 replies
getting my HVAC parts for the Thien Baffle project. I originally was going to relocate the blower from being vertical on it’s Grizzly stand to horizontal above the Thein Baffle chamber. I “thought” the outlet arms to the 2 filter bags were joined by square joints, but they are rectangular. Which means, since i rotate the mot...
|21 days ago||
And so... the education of Thien Baffle begins - 20 replies
With a economical source locally for spiral ducting and wye’s, I begin my journey into the realm of understanding dust collection and building a Thien baffle. I spent a good amount of time Saturday reading everything I could about constructing the top hat baffle. Not too many picture results come up via Google or lumberjocks, which I fou...
|23 days ago||
Knotty Alder and Baltic Birch pricings - 1 reply
I did some telephone repair stuff at a McKillican American location today. I did not want to leave :)My next attack are 3 more projects by summer: build a Thein seperator, 6” dust collection ducting, and then various cabinets (hand tool cabinet for starters). So I asked what’s the going price of the 5’x5’ baltic birch ...
|33 days ago||
HVAC spiral pipe question - 6 replies
I am still running my 3HP dual-bag Grizzly dust collection system without any ductwork. Which means, 20’ 4” hose snaked over the place to get the job done. Frustrating. I played telephone vendor to a HVAC supply house today. Manager was grateful I fix the dialtone issue and we started talking. Told her about my plight of my wall...
|35 days ago||
How do you store your power tools? - 31 replies
after a lumber cart and clamp rack.. next up is storing power tools: 3 routers, 3 drills, 2 sanders, jigsaw, circular saw, grizzly track saw, etc. I have some ideas floating around in my head. I searched high and low this weekend to see other ideas and quite frankly, not much out there. There are cabillions of hand tool cabinetry, router sta...
|45 days ago||
Just how old IS LumberJocks.com? - 22 replies
looking at the first forum post available in history, is 2728 days ago and 2871 days ago for projects. so a little under 8 years.i am curious of it’s history and roots. who came up with the idea? how were the first couple years of members?i never knew i could purchase a LumberJocks tshirt :) which now i know, i will soon! just wish the...
|55 days ago||
is this old incra cross cut sled? or homemade? - 2 replies
i bought this at an auction for $55. it has ‘incra’ on the tape measure. but google shows nothing like this in any image. and plus, it’s blue plastic instead of incra’s red. i was going to construct my own super cross cut sled, but then i saw this. even if homemade, i can use it. if not, lots of aluminum i could us...
|61 days ago||
for you Roubo lovers out there... - 1 reply
https://bidopia.auctionflex.com/showlot.ap?co=2&weid=0&weiid=14068788&keyword=woodworking&lso=timeleftasc&pagenum=1&lang=En André Jacob Roubo . He wrote a highly influential complete treatise on woodworking that covers practically all the associated trades. This multi-volume work, L’Art du Menuisier (The Art ...
|78 days ago||
Here ya go, for the little LJ's - 0 replies
Woodshop ClassBy Playmobil
|78 days ago||
wood working, hand tools, and the body - 15 replies
i’m not talking cuts, blood, loss of fingers, etc. More so… pulled muscles, tennis elbows, back aches, etc.I worked all weekend last week on dovetail cuts using Japanese saw and fret saw, learning to gain experience.The next morning, tennis elbow! I’m no stranger to sore muscles and joints, but this time around (maybe cause ...
|84 days ago||
about to jump down in the shop and start my 4th practice set of dovetails. I’ll probably get good enough come my 98th or 99th attempt :) while having breakfast and coffee, i seem to always be cruising through the internet for wood working articles. i came across a wood ID poster i will probably eventually buy at woodposter that got ...
|87 days ago||
Mattel Toys powershop operating woodworking lathe
|94 days ago||
rockwell lathe 46-111, aok for $75 ? - 16 replies
I swore after buying my grizzly combo sander, grizzly track saw, and poor man’s dinky HVLP sprayer in the last 2 weeks, I was going to lay off buying ANYTHING else til spring, as i’m starting to learn to cut dovetails by hand. But I always kept my eyes open for a “starter” lathe. My eyes fell upon on for what seems an i...
|100 days ago||
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|141 days ago||
workshop dust and natural gas heaters - 10 replies
i have 100sq ft more of R19 to install to finish off insulating my 2car garage ceiling (early spring, i’ll toss up 5/8” gypsum firewall drywall when funds available). but i’m leaving it open to add another circuit for lighting, a future circuit, and gas piping for the Reznor.i’ll be doing a horizontal exhaust with a wall...
|148 days ago||
Sharing my auction experiences - 16 replies
This relates only to auctions, not Craigslist nor eBay. I started off by visiting an auction on a whim over a year ago. It has since turned into some serious financial investment savings all around. For those starting out, or those in financial challenges (like me), auctions might be your answer. types of auctions:1.) local, must bid in pe...
|185 days ago||
R value insulation question - 8 replies
I have 70% of my 2car garage ceiling rafters fitted with R-19 paper-faced batts with the goal of being 100% installed and fire rated gypsum panels to seal it all up with 2 2’x2’ access for future endeavors. Here in Reno, NV it gets to the 32degree range for a week or two, then stays in the high 40’s rest of season (winter seas...
|189 days ago||
Auctioneer Auctions by Larry R Williams 479-756-0238Auction Date Sep 14 AuctionLocation COUNTRY ROAD 6330JAPTON, ARTime 09:30AMWOODWORKING TOOLS * LUMBERhttp://auctionsbylwilliams.com/auctions.html# wish i could attend. that combo sander or even disc sander would look beautiful in my shop.
|193 days ago||
would this work as a dust seperator? - 10 replies
i’ll be doing my 3HP dual cloth bag Grizzly dust collection setup before snow falls (pvc or metal ducting, thein separator, 18wheeler filter casings), after I get my multiple-fliptop-pivoting-4’outfeedtable bench all situated. something came to mind while working on an issue with my ‘88 vw cabrio air induction system and ven...