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|315 days ago||
Bandsaw Wheel Shrinking? - 6 replies
My shop is in an unheated garage. This week the temps have been in the high 40’s to low 50’s in the garage. With a sweater and a portable heater it’s tolerable. I have a Grizzly G0513 bandsaw that up till now has given me no trouble. Yesterday I was sawing something and just as as I was finishing my cut I heard a loud bang ...
|324 days ago||
Finishing Aromatic Red Cedar - 9 replies
I saw in another forum someone talking about a cedar chest. There were some pictures in the forum of a chest someone had built and it perfectly showed a situation I have. I’m building a small chest of aromatic cedar. I want to finish it but I still want the smell of the cedar to be evident. What finishes, if any, will allow the smell t...
|595 days ago||
Lousy Phillips Head Screws - 16 replies
Why do we put up with American industry using Phillips head screws? I’m in the middle of changing out the cutterhead on my DW 735 with a Byrd Shelix head when I happen upon those two g d_ned Phillips head screws holding the cutter lock plate. Everyhting else is an Allen screw but these. And wouldn’t you know it they’re torqu...
|1054 days ago||
How to provide power to router in router table - 4 replies
I’m re-building my router table. My old one was 20 years old and basically an open frame with one drawer on the bottom. My new one will have an enclosed box for the router to facilitate dust removal. However that means the router is inside the box with no power connection. I could put an outlet inside and plug the router into that. Bu...
|1099 days ago||
Help with Kehoe Dovetail Spline Kit - 8 replies
After reading several glowing reviews here and watching Charles Neil’s video I decided to purchase a kit from Kehoe. I ordered the K-12 Master Kit online and it arrived a few weeks later. As suggested in the enclosed directions I’m practicing on scrap wood before using it on my project. So far I’ve tried it on pine and cedar...
|1559 days ago||
CID Woodworking - 5 replies
Does anyone have information about what happened to this company? I’ve bought plans from them over they years and have been happy. However, my most recent purchase went unfulfilled and I can’t contact them through their contact us address (firstname.lastname@example.org).Thanks.