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|359 days ago||
Help with a precise cut - 25 replies
Hello All. Looking for some help from the many experts on this board. My nephew and I are making a folding hunting knife as a gift for his dad. We need to fashion some handles to attach to the liners and bolsters and the match has to be a very precise fit. I am trying to duplicate a curve that will align the handles (scales) with the bol...
|394 days ago||
How to cut finger grooves in a cutting board - 13 replies
Hello all,I’m finishing up a large cutting board (18×24x2.5) that is very heavy. I have searched for suggestions on the best way to rout/cut finger grooves in the end but haven’t found any direct answers. I want the groove in the middle of the board, not a cut out on each side. Any suggestions for the best way to accompli...
|560 days ago||
Big Mistake! - 8 replies
I am nearing the end of a birdseye and walnut jewelry box (mitered corners all around with an open front for drawers) and I wanted to get a head start on finishing the carcass as I was building the drawers. Well, I applied the finish and set the pieces aside to dry. I guess the sun was perfectly aligned, heated the pieces and the top and bot...
|564 days ago||
I am a relatively smart individual and can usually figure things out pretty quickly…this however, has me stumped. May just be one of those “red-mist” issues when you can’t see the clear solution due to rage but… I have a porter-cable 150 psi compressor. I just bought a HVLP gun that says DO NOT EXCEED 40 PSI. I ...
|694 days ago||
Bowling Alley Workbench Top Help - 10 replies
Hello LJ’s, I have a couple of questions for those of you that have converted alleys to benchtop’s. I picked up an alley for $5.00/lin ft. All maple and about 7’ by 44”. The top is covered in a plastic laminate so the alley is in exceptional condition. -Did yours have this covering and how did you remove the adhes...
|707 days ago||
Just a heads up that this is on sale at Home Depot for $475.00. Awfully good price if anyone is in the market.
|729 days ago||
CL Alert...Bosch Table Saw - 0 replies
If anyone is in the market for a new saw this one is on CL. This is in the Detroit Metro area under tools. Not too far away from me is someone was interested. Bosch 4000-07 15 amp 10-inch Worksite Table Saw – $395 (NEW IN BOX- REDUCED)
|731 days ago||
"Homemade" digital bevel gauge - 15 replies
Hello All,Thought I’d post this idea that I had for a bevel gauge. I was online going to purchase the Wixey when I thought I check to see if “there is an app for that”. Well, there is…the one I downloaded is free and called “Smart Protractor” (no affiliation). It has really worked great and I see no downs...
|756 days ago||
Ridgid 12" Sliding Miter Box - 0 replies
Just a heads up that the Home Depot near me has this saw at $399, over $150 off. I don’t know if that is a national sale but I’m very tempted to pull the trigger.
|930 days ago||
First post...and looking for help! - 4 replies
Hello all,I have been a frequent lurker on this site for a couple of months and am amazed at the knowledge and talent that is displayed here. To get myself started I wanted to build a box/humidor something a bit useful. Getting to completion and it’s time to separate the top on the table saw (Ridgid R4511 and a Woodworker II Thin Kerf b...