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|420 days ago||
very cool homemade tool website! - 3 replies
Thought this was a very cool website. There are some very innovative tools and a woodworking section. http://www.homemadetools.net/category/woodworking?utm_expid=57824293-7&utm_referrer=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.homemadetools.net%2F
|422 days ago||
Is this Chamfer Plane worth $22? - 3 replies
Hey guys. Just wondering if you think this chamfer plane is worth $22? It is a Stanley but i forgot the number. It has the blade and seems like it could defiantly clean up nicely.
|425 days ago||
Why would I ever need a thin rip jig? - 15 replies
I see homemade ones and just watched a video from rockler. They say that it keept them strait? I would just hold the piece against the fence and get the same results or use a feather board. They also said it improves safety and keeps your hands farther from the blade. They showed a demo without the jig where the guy did some very strange maneuve...
|439 days ago||
Just a cutting board sanding tip - 2 replies
I hate sanding as much as most of you. I never could understand why some people spent so much time sanding. I had been making a good amount of cutting boards and sanding them with the ROS with 80 120 and 220. Then, while cleaning up the shop, I found a piece of 300 grit and 400 grit paper. I had never bought grit this high so i had no idea where...
|442 days ago||
How much do you sell your cutting boards for? - 45 replies
Hey all, I have been making lots of really nice cutting boards recently. A guy in my town showed some interest in selling them at his store. I have no idea how to price them. It seems that to make any worthwhile profit, they would need to sell for over $80 (the store takes a chunk). What are your prices? I attached a photo o one of my boards. ...
|447 days ago||
What oil do you use for your cutting boards? - 14 replies
Hey all. So after making a few cutting boards, I found out here that I need to do many more coats of oil than I have been doing and let it sit for a good while. I’ve been doing 2-3 coats but wiping off the excess oil (which I now realize is wrong). My plan is to take a large plastic container like one of those ziplock ones for storing food...
|467 days ago||
What warrants this price? lol http://www.hermance.com/Industrial/Bandsaws/BANDSAW_19
|471 days ago||
looking for lathe tools and chucks! - 16 replies
Just received a delta midi lathe and i’m looking for some used or cheap turning tools and chucks. Can anyone direct me towards some good deals on chucks and tools? Also, if you have anything your looking to sell im into that as well. Thanks!
|471 days ago||
Help/Gloat Delta 22-540 lathe - 12 replies
Hey all, I am going to pick up a delta 22-540 lathe today for free. It is in great condition except that the motor went bad. According to the previos owner, “the induction part” broke. So far I canot find the part he discribes to me (he gave me the part number). I have also looked for a replacement motor with no luck. The only idea t...
|499 days ago||
Whoever is into restoring machins near new york, this looks like a great find http://newyork.craigslist.org/lgi/tls/3651191894.html
|540 days ago||
The most badass drill press I have ever seen - 5 replies
I cannot believe this thing! And its close to me so I might drop 6k for this drill press once I win the lottery… http://www.ebay.com/itm/25-CLEEREMAN-Round-Column-Drill-Press-79-/350352403973?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item5192a16e05
|554 days ago||
New shop photos! Any suggestions for work flow? - 6 replies
So I would love it if you guys would take a look at my new shop photos and help me out with the workflow of things. My workbench always gets covered with tools and glue and is always a mess and i dont really have an assembly table except for my small out feed table. Suggestions would be awesome! here is the link to my shop: http://lumberjo...
|555 days ago||
Can you help me find hook and loop sand paper? - 9 replies
I am on the grizzly site and I’ve only found a few rolls that say “H&L” but they are all 50’ long. All the other ones say “A,O” any help? here is the search link. http://www.grizzly.com/products/category/100http://www.grizzly.com/search/search.aspx?q=H%26l&cachebuster=1057980563491582.9 Not sure ...
|561 days ago||
A great $30 upgrade for our bag dust collectors! - 8 replies
So I was looking at jet’s cheesy videos about the vortex cone technology and it gave me a great idea. I have a HF dust collector and I saw in the videos that the vortex cone is pretty much the same DC so why cant I just add it to my dust collector. The technology looks pretty promising so I just put in my order for the cone and the mountin...
|567 days ago||
Problem with a bosch 1590 jig saw - 2 replies
So I was given this jig saw for free because it was only half working. When it is on the highest speed setting, you pull the trigger and it starts out at full speed and then about 5 seconds later it dives down to about power level 1. If I keep it on the first power level the speed stays consistant. It seemed to me like something was loose so I t...
|567 days ago||
LJ's should have its own wood finder section - 6 replies
I see posts all the time on LJ’s about where to get good hardwoods, and people are always referred to woodfinder.com. I found that woodfinder gave me bad results with the closest yard being over 50 miles away. I know for a fact that there is a small hardwood dealer 6 miles from my home and another larger one around 25. I also tried it from...
|569 days ago||
Bringing cutting boards to their final thickness - 9 replies
So I have really been enjoying making cutting boards, and only after my first 5 (made simultaneously) I started seeing the nicks in my planer blades. I’m really torn because I love making them. What do you do to flatten yours? I have been thinking about building a drum sander but any suggestions for the time being? I’m surre there ar...
|574 days ago||
So I have taken on the project of building a coffee table for my mom. (see pics below) She wanted a nice dark wood, so I picked up some 4/4 walnut for the top. I will be loosely connecting the boards together (she wants a rustic look). So today I laid the boards across the base in the living room, and it turns out that she likes the color as it ...
|583 days ago||
I’m trying to order a canister filter but I cant figure out how to do it on the wynn environmental site! Here is the link: http://www.wynnenv.com/35A_series_cartridge_kit.htm Thanks and sorry for such a ridiculous question
|586 days ago||
Changing bits above table with bosch 1617 - 2 replies
So when I got this router, my understanding was that with the original base, I would be able to make above table bit changes. For some reason, its not raising high enough. Any ideas? Also, my initial thinking for buying this router for my router table was that I wouldn’t need to reach under to change the height. So far it appears that to a...