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|539 days ago||
carving/tools??? - 6 replies
Am looking at using a power carver for Inlays and am wondering if anyone has input on the advantage of Foredom over WeCheer or vise versa. Any comments will be appreciated.
|561 days ago||
Flexible router/shafts - 0 replies
Anyone care to weight in on the flex shaft routers?(not interested in Dremel or HF) I’m looking for something like the Foremost that will use the William Ng router jig attachment for stringing/inlay.
|577 days ago||
a handy little button - 6 replies
Click pulse, look to the right of profiles, click hide non shop topics….voila!!! This way if you don’t want to see them on LJ’s they don’t show up…everyone wins whichever you decide.
|580 days ago||
Does anyone have a source? - 6 replies
Does anyone have another source(website) for used tools and equipment? I live around Tampa and it seems just about everything I see on Craigslist either is priced like it was brand new or looks like a Spanish American war relic.
|587 days ago||
GO555X - 15 replies
Has anyone converted theirs to 220 and was it worth it?
|587 days ago||
Norm: What I saw today - 10 replies
Was cruising thru youtube and found some woodworking vids. One of them was Norm(about 30 y/o??) building a trestle table. It was in his old shop and he was even using a Shopsmith. Had to look twice wasn’t sure what I was seeing.
|592 days ago||
Saw Blade Question - 10 replies
Has anyone used the Micro Kerf ultra thin(as a dime) blade? Is it worth the price tag?($185.00)
|599 days ago||
Woodworking showes (not TV) - 6 replies
The new season of woodworking showes is starting this month in Texas. The last couple of years these shows seem to have gone downhill. If someone goes to one of these shows in the coming months,fill us in on whether they are doing better.I’ve been going for five years and I know last year did not seem to be up to par (Tampa Fl)
|608 days ago||
check it out - 0 replies
Stumbled across this website, you might want to check it out.Minwax.comGot some good info and free plans
|610 days ago||
tile top box - 12 replies
The attached photos show a box top I’m playing with that is made out of small tiles(Michaels A&C store)Ignore the frame it is only there to try and keep them straight. Each tile is glued to the PW with hot melt glue.Now for the question: should I grout/not grout these tiles. If I do, what should I finish the top with? Lacquer,P...
|614 days ago||
RAS's - 22 replies
Okay,finally started looking at ras’s. I have a very well equiped shop but am wondering if I need one. Open to all comments and suggestions as to brand,quality,usefulness,size etc.Thanks
|615 days ago||
Toolbarn.com - 2 replies
Never can figure out where to put these posts.Used Toolbarn for new tires for my bandsaw. Ordered 9/14 received 9/17. Price was 1/2 of other places(that didn’t have in stock) Other than shipping being a bit pricey they deserve kudos for fast service. I would use them again.
|629 days ago||
kudos to woodcraft - 5 replies
Went to WC this morning(35 miles one way) to buy some new blades for my bandsaw.(osluns on sale) Checked online and they were to have 2 in stock for my saw. Got there and they were no where to be found. Instead they offered me a Timberwolf for 25% off . Needless to say I jumped on that. They have a disclaimer on their website that says you shou...
|656 days ago||
Don't forget to vote when the time comes. - 10 replies
When the time comes don’t forget what those sorry s.o.b.s in Washington did for the workingman. All of them should be looking for a job after the next election.
|658 days ago||
R1100 Makita Router - 2 replies
I’ve had this router for about 5 years and use it almost daily. Lately when I turn it on the soft start is okay but then it “pulses” before “calming down”. It never did this beforeso the question is.. anyone else had this problem and can it be rebuilt(does it need to be?) or is it headed for the junk yard?
|708 days ago||
The new Popular Woodworking(#191) August - 13 replies
There isn’t any place to put(coffee shop) this so I decided on this section.Has anyone had time to read the new PW and do they have any comments on any “particular” article?I just want to know if I’m the only one out here.
|730 days ago||
heads up ridgid 3650 - 1 reply
ridgid 3650 on craigslist today 5/26, 250.00 pic looks good.(not mine just passing this on)
|739 days ago||
ALERT! USACABINETHARDWARE - EVERYTHINGDIRECT - 11 replies
USAcabinethardware DBA Everything Direct I ordered hinges parts from this company almost 3 weeks ago. After I sent 2 emails requesting status I got one that stated the order would be shipped last week.As of today (Monday 5/16) nothing nada. This was charged to my credit card the day after I placed the order(4/28). Their “customer servic...
|769 days ago||
craigslist FYI - 2 replies
Here’s a lttle number I found on CL I thought was interesting. Looks like a worthy endeavor.www.viablelumber.com
|778 days ago||
wood river planes - 4 replies
Does anyone have any comments on the Woodriver Side Rabbit plane that Woodcraft sells? It converts to a bull nose which is particularly appealing to me.