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11-23-2014 03:24 PM

Router Planes? - 10 replies

Hey all! I’m thinking i’d like to buy a router plane for cleaning dados and mortising for hinges and such. Anyone have one they can recommend thats not as pricey as the Lie Nielson, but still is a decent quality tool?

08-21-2014 04:17 AM

DC vs Cyclone - 10 replies

Ok so my old delta single stage just isn’t cutting it for me anymore and I’m looking to upgrade. I’m looking at two Grizzly models right now and I’m actually pretty confused about something. Everyone raves about cyclone DCs (the lagunas and coearvue) but the one I’m looking at pumps out only 750 cfm or so, verses th...

02-26-2014 08:41 PM

Finish for a pine dinging room table. - 2 replies

I bought a home in October right across from my parents house. Decided to save money by building some of the furniture myself, but also because a professional woodworker buying furniture is a tad silly. I made a table out of pine. Quick, easy, cheap table i just went for without plans. I need a good finish to put on it, its still bare. Luckily i...

06-19-2013 04:11 PM

"Barn Style" Garage Door? - 11 replies

Hey guys. Busy as hell again and I have a request for a replacement for her existing garage door. It’s the old school style one piece door that just swings up, assuming i CAN redo it, would painted pine be ok? Or should I use something rot resistant? She wants it to match the garage/barn so it’ll need to be painted.

06-05-2013 03:16 PM

Excelsior Mini Lathe - 10 replies

I’ve been wanting to start turning for a while now. It just looks like a lot of fun and i think it would really expand on my woodworking abilities and project ideas. I noticed today that Rockler has their Excelsior Mini Lathe on sale for $199.99, this seems like a price that cant be beat for a starter lathe. The reviews on it are mixed....

05-22-2013 01:35 AM

Recommendations for Mortiser Chisels - 6 replies

Buying a mortiser this week, Powermatic. What’s a good set of chisels to use? Dont really want junky ones, and i dont think the PM701 comes with them.

05-15-2013 05:03 PM

Vibration on table saw while cutting wood. - 21 replies

Ok so, i admittedly have no idea how to title this, but its about whats happening. I have an R4512 table saw, i run a full kerf freud industrial combi blade on it. The blade cuts ultra smooth but when i feed material through for a rip it makes this ungodly vibration, it being the wood. A couple times the woods nearly jumped up off the table. ...

10-01-2012 06:59 PM

End grain coasters! - 3 replies

Came up with this idea cleaning the shop yesterday and coming across some pen blanks (yellowheart and mahogany) I’d bought to use for small inlay work. The end grain parts are being mounted on some bubinga I had laying around. Whatcha all think?

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