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05-04-2016 11:51 AM

Dust collection for Craftsman 315.228390 table saw - 1 reply

Picked up a Craftsman table saw model 315.228390, it’s older but in really nice condition. Took it apart cleaned it up, touched up the paint, and replaced the belt. It’s going back together today and I’m hoping it works as the focal point of my retirement workshop. It has the optional cast iron router wing, upgraded fence, a...

04-27-2016 04:40 PM

Woodsmith digital library - can past issues be downloaded as a PDF ? - 1 reply

I received a free issue and liked it well enough to subscribe to the next 6 issues. I’d like to subscribe to their past issue library but was told (in chat session) that past issue access requires a constant internet connection and issues cannot be downloaded as a pdf for online reading. I was able to download the sample issue and wa...

04-21-2016 05:05 PM

Parts for Stanley #5 hand plane - 7 replies

Aloha, I realize I could just pick up a bolt at the hardware store, but I would rather get something like the original. It’s not a vintage plane from the 1800’s or anything close, but it was my fathers. It works and came in very handy yesterday trimming a long piece of redwood for my home remodel. I searched and there is an overwh...

04-08-2012 02:43 AM

Bosch 11264EVS 1-5/8 SDS-Max Combination Hammer - 0 replies

Bosch 11264EVS 1-5/8 SDS-Max Combination Hammer Product page link Anyone have one / used one, or something like it? My excuse is a need to replace rusted out chain link fence posts grouted into a hollow tile wall. I’m thinking something like this will make short work of the job and be much more tidy then trying to use hand tool...

08-28-2011 05:13 AM

Gazebo Plans - source - 1 reply

Would like to build a Gazebo but need plans, checked Woodcraft.com (found none) and Googled with some success but nothing really interesting. Would like to browse a selection of plans in different styles with reviews by people that purchased the plans and built the Gazebo. It’d be great to have a detailed plan with step by step instructi...

07-18-2011 02:42 AM

Engineered beam design - 25 replies

Hi looking for enough information to design and build my own beam to carry across two car garage entry. Right now there is a 4×4 in the middle and I’d like to biuld a beam to eliminate the 4×4, hold up the roof (single story), and mount a garage door. No worries about snow weight here in Hawaii. Thanks in advance! Alan


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