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05-25-2012 03:57 PM

Pearwood: Do I want it or not? - 31 replies

I have an opportunity to get some wood from a pearwood tree that I can take to be milled. I don’t hear much about pearwood though. Should I take this chance? Is the wood good for boxes/cabinets/etc.? Thank you for your input, Milo

05-21-2012 01:31 AM

Dust Control: Dado cuts on a router table - 7 replies

I swear, is there NOTHING that creates more dust than cutting dados on a router table? Rabbits, not too bad, because the vacuum is right there by the bit on the edge of the piece, but dados? UGH, I cut two the other day and the dust shot out the end of the cut and went EVERYWHERE. SO, question is, do I have to lug my router outside every t...

05-15-2012 11:53 PM

SketchUp/iPad discovery - 0 replies

Maybe this is well know, I don’t know, but I stumbled across this the other day and thought I would share. As many of you know, there is no SketchUp for the iPad, and if you use your like me, and can’t live without your iPad, you moan about this any time you waste paper in the printer, printing up plans. Now, be it know, I am a...

05-06-2012 09:37 PM

WTB: Delta Unisaw Lock Knobs 422-04-412-0009 - 3 replies

I am in need of at least one, preferably two, Old style Unisaw Lock Knobs. New replacements would work too. I’ve found some online, but I thought I’d see if a fellow Jock had some first. Thanks! Milo

05-06-2012 10:53 AM

Help Request - Delta Unisaw Blade Height problems - 8 replies

Hmmm… I think that when I put the dado set on my ‘73 5hp Delta UniSaw that the blades are dropping into down when I push a board over them. I may be happening with a single blade also. As you can imagine, this can be a PAIN when you trying to cut out dados and rabbits! Does anyone have any ideas why this is occurring, and how...

04-25-2012 03:30 PM

Self Adhesive Laminate - 4 replies

Does anyone know a good source for the kind of self adhesive laminate used for re-facing kitchen cabinets? I’m just about to that point, and am try to do my due diligence this time. Thanks! Milo

04-24-2012 08:16 PM

Moving Logs - 18 replies

This might sound crazy, but I need advice on moving logs! My coworker wants a large cherry tree removed from her yard, and I want the tree! I found a mill that will cut it for me, and I’m happy to let it dry on it own. But the thing is between 18 and 24 inches in diameter! How the heck would I move that?? I’m THINKING of r...

04-20-2012 02:38 PM

SOURCES: Where do you get you salvage wood??? - 33 replies

Inspired by SalvageCraft I thought I’d start a thread for people to volunteer sources for were they find salvage wood. Some sources I know of: Big Box storesLumber LiquidaretersMotorcycle shops (NEW Motorcycles)Furniture Stores Anyone else wish to share? ;)

04-03-2012 04:10 PM

Punch tin panels - source? - 8 replies

Looking for a source for punch tine panels, such as can be found in a pie safe. Looked all over, but not having any luck. Thanks! Milo

04-01-2012 12:39 PM

Yes, another SketchUp question... - 30 replies

Hey gang, I know some of you are SketchUp gurus, so I came here to ask. I downloaded a Pie Safe Sketchup to see what it looked like. It’s a fine image, but WHAT am I supposed to do with it? Is there a cutlist imbedded in it somewhere? Are there dimensions somewhere in it? Is there any way to tell? Right now, it’s a pictu...

03-29-2012 09:56 PM

ADVICE PLEASE: Sharpening my planer blades... - 4 replies

Can I do it easily in my planers? It’s one of the 13” Delta tabletops. Sorry, don’t know the model number right now… But I can get to the blades fairly easily. Thanks!

03-23-2012 10:53 PM

Where do you get your plans? - 15 replies

I’m just curious where people find online for free, or buy their plans. I have a few projects I want to do this year, and wanted to know where there are some good places online to look. Just in case your curious, I’m looking for Pie Safe and Blanket Chest plans. I also have a wild urge to build one of those wood geared clocks. ...

03-16-2012 10:23 PM

Anti Democrat Cartoon Gallery - 929 replies

Ok boys, sack up and show you’ve got a set. I realize this board is overwhelming libitard, but I hope ya’ll use this post to speak up and be counted! Enjoy, boys and girls…

03-09-2012 01:03 AM

More proof God loves us and wants us to be happy... - 1 reply

Taco Bell just announced it… Doritos Nacho Cheese Taco Shell. Seriously, need I say more…??? ;)

03-04-2012 02:59 PM

Woodmizer/Portable Sawmill Owners - E. Tennessee - 8 replies

Just wondering if there were any Woodmizer/Portable Sawmill Owners in Knoxville/East Tennessee? There’s been more than one occasion I wish I knew someone in the area to work with, so I thought I’d ask my fellow LJ’s! Unfortunately, I think my wife would leave me if I brought one home… ;)

02-17-2012 09:57 PM

FOR SALE - RIDGID TS3650 10” Cast Iron Table Saw - 9 replies

This Saw has two additional features that are not with the standard saw. A 36” Beismeyer Fence The arbor has been replaced on this saw, and no longer has the defective arbor with was the subject of a RIDGID recall. RIDGID TS3650 10” Cast Iron Table SawCat #14633From the RIDGID WebsiteFeatures Powerful 1-1/2 HP TEFC (Totall...

02-08-2012 10:19 PM

Advice sought: Somewhat odd mitre cut question - 5 replies

Had something unexpected happen when I was cutting long mitre cuts on a box I was making. The first cuts were awesome. The edges lined up right at 45 degrees. I was thrilled. Unfortunately, when I went to cut the opposite sides of the boards, the previously cut was so sharp it slide under fence just a bit, and I got a crappy cut on the sec...

02-05-2012 04:40 AM

Help Request - Proper fence alignment - 11 replies

Just wanted to know how you folks properly align your fence to your tablesaw blade. I still think I am pinching just a bit at the end of a cut. I use a dial indicator to align my blade (I have an old delta uni, so I have to unbolt the entire table surface and carefully tap it straight.), but what to do to the fence is the question. Thanks f...

01-23-2012 04:52 PM

VIDEO Tutorial Request: Porter Cable dovetail jig - 5 replies

Quick question: Can anyone point me at a decent VIDEO tutorial on using a P.C. dovetail jig? I’m looking for the basic setup and use. Sometime I hate YouTube. It’s search engine stinks and it shows you everything BUT what you are looking for. Thanks! Milo

12-31-2011 07:49 PM

Kitchen Cabinet Quandry... Remodeler Comments Sought - 16 replies

Hey Folks, When we moved into our house a couple years back I made an attempt to repaint our kitchen cabinets. Originally they were an ancient old grey/brown color. Solid wood though, and nothing I wanted to toss at the time. I was thinking about refacing them. Does anyone know a good company that will sell directly to the public? My i...

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