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|11-24-2014 10:00 PM||
Hi everyone. I’ve searched for an answer to this question everywhere and can’t seem to figure out what is wrong. I’m hoping the community has some advice for me! The problem: when I’m ready to finish a cutting board, the finish I use fails to seep into the end grain. For the most part, it just hovers on top and threate...
|08-11-2014 11:12 PM||
Butcher Block Kitchen Island - 5 replies
Hi everyone! I’m an amateur and I’ve been creating beautiful cutting boards for a few years, selling some to friends here and there, and I’ve built quite a nice little shop in the basement of my Sacramento, CA home. I’ve been commissioned to build the top for a kitchen island prep table for friends who have just bought...
|05-07-2013 07:33 AM||
Advice on buying a used drum sander - 10 replies
I’m in the market for a smaller drum sander, so I’m looking online for a used one. I’m an amateur woodworker with a quaint basement shop. I’m doing things like cutting boards and smaller pieces of art. I plan on doing some furniture in the future. I found this on Craigslist near me: http://sacramento.craigslist.org/...
|03-10-2013 09:04 PM||
Trash Can Seperator Question - 7 replies
Once again, I’ve returned to my favorite place to ask questions! This time about dust collection. I’ve read a lot of forums, Bill Pentz’s work, etc…. With all of that, I still have a question. I bought a nice used Jet DC-1000c for my basement workshop. The DC unit has a 6” intake, but came with a Y that sits on t...
|01-03-2013 01:56 AM||
Dust collection question - 6 replies
Hi everyone! I’m getting more serious about dust collection for my little shop in my basement. I’m a casual woodworker, so I’m trying to keep my dust collection expenses reasonable. For background, I have a Grizzly cabinet TS, Router and router table, Delta 14” Bandsaw, a Rigid Planer, Grizzly Jointer, and a couple of var...
|09-25-2012 07:11 PM||
Someone wants to sell me a Jet DC-110c dust collection unit. It’s in great shape, filter canister on top and he’s going to throw in his flex tubing. $300. I’m a hobbyist and my shop is in my basement and it’s about 14’ by 24’. I have a Grizzly cabinet saw, router table, planer, scroll saw, jointer, and mite...
|09-17-2012 07:17 PM||
Band Saw Purchase Advice - 62 replies
Hi everyone! I’ve been combing Craigslist for a quality used band saw. I don’t have the money to purchase the kind of quality machine that I’d like, but I also don’t want to go to my local home depot and drop $250 on something that I’ll outgrow very quickly and can’t do the job for me. I’m a weekend wood...
|08-30-2012 12:37 AM||
Advice on how to make a specific dado cut - 16 replies
I’d love some input on this one. I’ve been racking my brain for a way to do with without just nibbling away at it with my table saw. I’m making a set if sushi plates for my father. I have a design in mind, but I can’t quite figure it out! I need to cut two an angled dados into the bottom of the plate – at a 12...
|07-06-2012 11:29 PM||
Advice on a used Table Saw Purchase - Grizzly 1023RL - 15 replies
HELP! I’m thinking about buying a used table saw and I want to make the right decision! I’m so excited to finally step up from my craftsman (I heard that groan) table saw to a cabinet saw. I feel like I’m ready for a table saw that’s more solid and can handle more than what I have now iwth much more precision. I have b...