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02-20-2012 12:33 PM

bowl/tray templates and router bit - 12 replies

Any comments on these? Especially the MLCS package?

02-14-2012 11:49 AM

prices - 12 replies

Just saw where Festools’ “annual” price increase goes into effect March 1. Where will it stop? As far as I’m concerned they are already overpriced.Just my $.02

01-30-2012 03:34 PM

Vendors - 0 replies

How about an area that is strickly for vendor feedback, good or bad or caution.

01-26-2012 02:47 AM

pop ups - 8 replies

suck! I do not watch or read them.

01-15-2012 02:41 AM

Marines - 82 replies

I was in the Army in Vietnam. My son was a marine.I think this BS about the four marines facing charges is ridiculous. 1. Do people really think things like this hasn’t happened before? Get real!2. You train someone to kill people and then want to berate them because they were blowing off a little steam.3.How about the atrocities the Soma...

01-13-2012 01:36 AM

grapefruit wood - 1 reply

Has anyone ever used grapefruit wood? Is it worth “fooling” with?

01-08-2012 01:11 AM

Ridgid miter saw stand for a 735 planer - 0 replies

I have a Ridgid miter saw sitting in my shop that is rarely used. It was mounted on a Ridgid miter saw stand so I put my DeWalt 735 planner on it. Works like a charm. I have the extention tables on the planner but with the added extention legs on the stand it makes long boards so much easier and absolutly no snipe. I just put a board in the plan...

12-07-2011 02:39 PM

PC4212 - 0 replies

I have a PC 4212(hardly used) consider trading for ?(lumber maybe ) Live in the Tampa Florida area.(all manuals go with it)

12-03-2011 02:50 PM

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.

11-11-2011 01:44 AM

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.

10-26-2011 12:50 AM

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.

10-23-2011 05:41 PM

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.

10-16-2011 06:38 PM

GO555X - 13 replies

Has anyone converted theirs to 220 and was it worth it?

10-16-2011 01:15 AM

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.

10-11-2011 09:14 PM

Saw Blade Question - 9 replies

Has anyone used the Micro Kerf ultra thin(as a dime) blade? Is it worth the price tag?($185.00)

10-04-2011 01:37 AM

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)

09-25-2011 06:37 PM

check it out - 0 replies

Stumbled across this website, you might want to check it out.Minwax.comGot some good info and free plans

09-23-2011 01:40 AM

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...

09-19-2011 03:10 PM

RAS's - 21 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

09-17-2011 11:11 PM - 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.

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