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|07-25-2015 03:38 PM||
Moulding knives vs. duplicator - 4 replies
Has anyone ever tried using a moulding knife mounted to a crossfeed in order to quickly turn identical shapes? I am looking at a project that requires turning lots of 14” long spindle shapes which need to be made quickly and accurately. Obviously a duplicator could do this, but the moulding knife setup seems quicker in my head.
|08-11-2014 12:34 PM||
Gang rip on 3HP cabinet saw? - 6 replies
So I do a lot of ripping of 3/8 strips of ironwood. Has anyone tried setting up a cabinet saw for gang ripping? If it were poplar, I wouldn’t think twice – I’d mount up two blades and give it a shot. Because the ironwood is a bear to cut (some chatter/burning seems unavoidable), I am a little more hesitant. My thought was t...
|08-25-2013 01:08 PM||
Arbor/Assembly Router Bit Help - 7 replies
So I have a flush-cutting task that has a tendency to split when I reach the end grain (a common problem well explained here: http://lumberjocks.com/Jcw0013/blog/30963). Normally I can control this by climb-milling and other tricks, but this is an extremely hard wood that is being stubborn. Since I use a shaper which has a “reverse”...
|03-07-2013 03:28 PM||
Fine Homebuilding pdfs - 1 reply
Anyone have some copies of FHB, preferably in pdf form (for easy emailing). I am looking for 181 and 221 (the jigsaw shootouts) and cant find them anywhere. Tried every torrent site I know of. Anyone able to help?
|01-27-2013 04:31 PM||
Where to get 2mm tempered hardboard? - 0 replies
Right now we are having the 1/8” sheets sanded down, so I would really like to find a supplier of proper 2mm sheet. Any tips?
|09-24-2012 04:11 PM||
For Sale in NH - Stand for G0440 Cyclone (H7499) - 14 replies
We are switching to a wall mount setup and are selling the stand. Pick-up is available in Littleton, NH and I am willing to ship anywhere if you are willing to pay via Paypal. I am asking for $75 (retails for $225).
|09-20-2012 03:46 PM||
Cyclone filters confusion - 8 replies
So I am considering replacing the stock grizzly filter with a new PSI nano filter. The grizzly filter is 15.75” by 46.75” and the PSI filter is 14” by 36”....HOWEVER, the grizzly claims 96 sq.ft. and PSI claims 350 sq.ft. ? Is there really THAT much difference in the number of pleats? Or is there another detail I am mi...
|09-19-2012 02:34 PM||
Ever been to a Grizzly tent sale? - 4 replies
So there is a tent sale coming up and we are in the market for a 2HP cyclone, so are considering making the 8hr drive. How good are the deals there? Are we talking 10% off or 70%...I have no idea what to expect (so whether or not its worth the gas)?
|03-05-2012 03:01 AM||
Jigsaw dust collection - 3 replies
So we are trying to come up with a complete dust collection plan for our shop. The only tool that I dont have a good plan for is the jigsaw. Luckily we are planning to replace our beaten B&D, so if a specific saw dust collects best that is a viable solution. My searching has come up with not many answers (nothing like chopsaws). What hav...
|01-09-2012 10:18 AM||
Workbench clamping options - 17 replies
Ok, so I have been browsing workbenches for a few months now trying to settle on a design. This will fit into the wing of my cabinet saw as that is all of the space I can afford (and still be able to get to all sides). Here is the twist: almost all of our work is in composites (building skis, longboards, and other carbon fiber creations) which...
|01-03-2010 09:38 PM||
Shop fox classic vs. original - 2 replies
Has anyone tried the shop fox original fence (aka. The Incredible Shop Fox fence)? There are plenty of positive reviews of the Classic fence, but I can get either fence with the 3hp Shop Fox I am considering buying for the same price and Grizzly markets the Original fence as higher end. Thoughts?