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|664 days ago||
Added a Mortiser to the Tool Inventory - 9 replies
I needed a Mortiser for an upcoming Hope Chest Project and I found this. It’s a Powermatic PM719. It came with a Shop Fox Mobile Base, 6 Chisels, and three Bushings. The only thing it is missing is the manual which I think I will be able to find online. Here she is…...... This is one very nice tool. One Happy Ca...
|666 days ago||
How can you get a Former Post/Thread Removed??? - 5 replies
Hi All, I was just wondering how I could get my old Woodshop thread erased here: (http://lumberjocks.com/JWS/workshop) as I will be posting pics of the new shop and it would save folks the trouble of reading through all the old posts about my old shop? Thanks for the help!John
|685 days ago||
Shop Organization - More Cabinets - 11 replies
I have been Pastor of the same church for 17 years and I have met a lot of people, and usually, when they hear about my shop they are interested to see it. One of the families in the church was over for Burgers one night, and they wanted to see the shop. After a tour of the shop they told me that their Mother had just changed out all of her ki...
|706 days ago||
Looking for Ideas for a Hope Chest Build - 18 replies
Hi All, My daughter is turning 16 at the end of this year and she wants a hope chest for her 16th birthday from Daddy. I am looking for ideas for the Perfect Hope Chest. I have searched Google and have found nothing that really jumps out at me as something that would make her say WOW Dad, that is awesome. Pics, links, etc…. Would al...
|873 days ago||
Garage Shop Owners - Has Anyone Ever....... - 17 replies
Have any of you Garage Shop Woodworkers ever removed your overhead door and closed in the opening? If so, got any pictures? I am looking for ideas for shedding the overhead door and filling it in with an insulated wall with a double door entrance or something like that. Thanks!John
|1547 days ago||
Slight Upgrade - 30 replies
After doing a little research and after reading a recent WW’ing magazine’s review of 12” miter saws, I decided to upgrade my Makita LS1030 10” to a Milwaukee 6955-20 12” Sliding Dual Bevel Miter Saw. Home Depot was running a special on the saw which included a free Ridgid Miter Saw Stand. I won’t need the st...
|2202 days ago||
Question about Shaker Design - 9 replies
If you were going to make a shaker style table 24” x 24” how thick would you make the top? How wide would you make the apron? How wide would you make the Breadboard edge? And how tall would you make the legs. (Tapered) It will be used for a kitchen table. My Mom is relocating and she needs a small table for her kitchen and she likes...
|2211 days ago||
Shaker Furniture Classes (Question) - 1 reply
Hey All, I live in the Milwaukee area and I was wondering if any of you know of any Shaker Furniture Classes. I am very interested in building Shaker Style Furniture and I would like to take a class if they are available. Thanks in advance!John
|2245 days ago||
Putting my woodshop back together again....... - 6 replies
Hi all, I am in the process of putting my woodshop back together again. Long story short, I sold off my woodshop equipment ot open a Custom Golf Shop. That didn’t work. Now I have restocked and all that remains to be done is get everything organized. You can see the mess the shop is here http://www.johnswoodshop.info/Current%20Shop....
|2477 days ago||
Question about Grizzly G0514X 19" Bandsaw - 16 replies
Hey All, I am seriously considering purchasing a new bandsaw. I was favoring the Grizzly G0514X. For the price it seems to have the most features. It also has a 3hp motor. Your thoughts on this saw would be greatly appreciated. Here is the Page with all the specs. Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks...