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|01-27-2016 03:45 PM||
Are Parallelogram jointers worth the extra $ ? - 4 replies
I am looking to replace my 6” jointer with an 8”. The parallelogram jointers cost a few hundred more than the standard bed jointer. My old 6” jointer gets moved from one side of the garage to the other every time I need to use it but I have never had to readjust the beds since I got it. I’d like to hear from those of ...
|12-09-2015 06:30 PM||
When is the next Powermatic & Jet Sale? - 1 reply
Both Jet & Powermatic machinery were on sale for 4 days starting black Friday. Does anyone know when they have there next sale? I asked my local Rockler store and they said they don’t know.
|11-26-2015 12:52 AM||
Baileigh wood lathe owners; your opinion - 3 replies
I am looking to up grade my old Delta 12” lathe to either a 16” or 18” capacity lathe.I stopped by the Baileigh showroom today (in Ontario, CA.). They had several woodworking machines but only one wood lathe (18×40”). They did not have the 18×47 sized lathe that I am interested in purchasing. The little I fou...
|11-18-2015 04:15 PM||
Adjusting blade parallel to miter slot - 6 replies
I recently purchased an used Jet Exacta (3hp) table saw from an ad on Craigslist. It is very heavy (~450lbs) and to get it into my van by myself I disassembled the fence, both wings, and the table top. After I got it home and reassembled I had to realign the blade to the miter slot. This took me over an hour to get it within .005” (...
|11-16-2015 02:12 AM||
240 Volt electrical question - 24 replies
I just purchased a 3 hp Jet table saw and the plug has 3 prongs. I have a 240V circuit in the garage but that outlet has 4 prongs (for a 5hp drum sander). The outlet for the drum sander has 2 black wires, 1 white, & 1 green.I want to install another outlet next to this one. If is use 1 of the black wires, the white and green will that wor...
|08-06-2015 02:29 PM||
Occasionally people post tools, machinery, or other stuff for sale but there does not seem to be a specific location for such postings. Could a new forum be created just for posting things for sale?
|06-27-2015 01:55 AM||
Perfectly cut segments the first time - 10 replies
I finally got around to making the simply sled that Jerry Bennett demonstrated in his videos on YouTube.I made a few rings for a small segmented bowl. The sled is very easy to set up with a 30,60 degree triangle.This is the first time I have been able to get precisely cut angles without having to glue up half circles.
|10-25-2014 03:33 PM||
Segmented Turning - cutting sled - 14 replies
I saw this video on WoodTurners Resource website. I thought it was a greatway to make segmented pieces. There are four videos by Jerry Bennett.Very clever and simple. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd8Qkm6R7002yQSKu-o1Vog
|04-18-2013 01:53 AM||
Rotary table for routing - 2 replies
I am looking for a way to fabricate a simple rotary table; similar to a rotary milling table that is used on a machine mill. Has anyone made something like this or perhaps even made one. I want to use a router to mill circular designs that would be too large for my 12” dis. lathe.
|08-22-2012 06:39 PM||
Veneer - dying veneer - 1 reply
I want to try a intricate marquetry design after seeing ShipWright’s amazing table. I don’t want to use commercial veneer because it is so thin and too easy to sand through. I plan on cutting my own veneer (1/16”) but will need to dye several pieces various colors. My question: If I use dye (purchased at Woodcraft or Ro...
|06-08-2012 09:47 PM||
GooseNeck Molding - 3 replies
Does anyone have a good source (preferrably a video) on how to make gooseneck molding (something for a secretary or highboy chest)? The hardest part seems to be cutting the miter correctly. Thanks.
|03-20-2012 07:19 PM||
Woodworking Auction in Texas - 2 replies
Received this email about an auction. Looks like a lot of new tools & equipment. Too far for me.Liquidation of a Woodworking Equipment and Tools Supply Company in San Antonio, Texas. http://www.bidspotter.com/forms/event.php?event=17111
|01-24-2011 09:02 AM||
Best dust collector? - 5 replies
I want to purchase a dust collector to replace my shop vacuum. I don’t want one that’s too big because I do all my woodworking in my garage and still want to park at least one car. I was thinking of getting one in the 1 1/2 hp size (110 volts). I saw a 2 hp (110 v) dust collector for $190 at Harbor Freight plus another 20% off. ...