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|05-26-2015 12:22 PM||
Behlen's Rockhard Table Top Help! - 2 replies
So after applying my first coat I notice it did not get applied very evenly. What is the best practice for correcting this? I’m assuming just sand it down the best I can by hand or is it worth adding a second coat and going from there? I read that I should have cut it by 10-20% with Mineral Spirits to help with application. It was ver...
|05-18-2015 07:37 PM||
Rockler Feather Board on Incra Fence - 1 reply
So without paying attention to the t-bolt size of 5/16” for the Rockler Feather Boards I’m stuck with 2 feather boards that will not fit my Incra Fence or Wonder Fence. What would be the best way to grind the edges of the bolts down a bit to slide in or find a way to retro fit 1/4” t-bolts to the knobs? Some forums suggeste...
|05-08-2015 01:20 PM||
Bandsaw Sizing - 23 replies
I’m having trouble deciding on a band saw. I understand get the biggest and best you can afford but when is it to much? If I had unlimited funds I would pick up a Minimax, but I can’t justify the cost no matter how nice the machine is at this time or in the medium term. I’ve been looking at the following grizzly models: ...
|04-27-2015 07:56 PM||
Oneida Air Shipping Charges - 8 replies
For those owners of Oneida Cyclones what did the shipping charges end up being? I’m comparing Clear Vue, Oneida, and Grizzly cyclones and shipping charges to come up with an overall cost. Oneida site shows $395Grizzly – $100ClearVue – $170 The $395 seems really high even if it includes lift gate, but from what I can se...
|04-23-2015 02:16 PM||
Drill Press Recommendations - 11 replies
Having trouble choosing a drill press based on numerous review that tend to be all over the place. The top 3 Drill Presses that pop up seem to be the following:Porter Cable PCB660DP $320Delta 18-900L $1,000Powermatic PM2800B $1400 Each of these seem to have a problem with spindle run out. My question comes down to which seems to be the be...
|03-11-2015 05:11 PM||
3 Car Tandem Garage Work Shop Layout Ideas - 7 replies
Anyone have a 3 car tandem garage shop? I’m trying to get ideas for the best layout for the space. Most ideas I can find are for traditional 3 car garages or 2. Thanks!
|02-25-2015 03:50 PM||
Shop Fox W1823 vs Grizzly G0703 - 0 replies
These appear to be practically the same machine minus some minor differences: Shop Fox W1823 vs Grizzly G0703 Slightly smaller impeller (12 3/4” vs 13 1/2”)4” Y Adapter vs 5” ReducerDesign VariationsSlightly Higher CFM (806 vs 775) – Not sure if this is with 6” inlet or with the 4” adapterPrice Low...
|02-19-2015 03:23 PM||
What to offer for used Grizzly? - 10 replies
My friend wants to sell his G0690 TS and G0452 6” jointer. What would be a good offer? I was thinking $1,700 for both due to no warranty. Roughly 80% of the original value not including the shipping cost he paid. Any suggestions?
|02-19-2015 02:26 AM||
Grizzly Coupon? - 2 replies
Anyone have a grizzly coupon they are willing to donate to my first table saw purchase? Saving on shipping and the cost increases over the last couple years would be great.
|02-10-2015 02:28 PM||
Wiring Setup for Attached Garage - 28 replies
Been inactive for a while due to a new child but I’m finally going make the plunge and pick up a cabinet saw at the end of the month but that requires some 220 outlets! Apologies if my understanding of electrical wiring is off. My house currently has an exterior Main Panel that I believe is 225 amps with 180 amps worth of breakers on...
|12-12-2013 08:29 PM||
Hardwiring Tools - 10 replies
Anyone have some pictures to show how they have hardwired some tools in? Plug-in seems easier to have a line ran and plug put in place. Is hardwiring any different, instead of a plug have a switch box in place?
|11-19-2013 02:24 AM||
Sharpening Kit for knives ok for chisels? - 5 replies
I’m debating about getting this kit for my kitchen knives and was curious is there anything wrong with using it for chisels? http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B003J7QXGQ/ref=mp_s_a_1_21?qid=1384827675&sr=8-21&pi=AC_SX110_SY165_QL70 I eventually like to try the paper on glass, or would that approach work for kitchen knives and chi...
|11-18-2013 04:52 PM||
Starting Joint Saw Cuts - 14 replies
I attempted my first finger joints by hand and I had a hard time getting the saw started. The handsaw wanted to jump everywhere until the groove was set deep enough. Once I had about an 1/16” – 1/8” or so it got a lot easier but I’m curious is there an easier way to get the hand saw started for cutting finger joints/do...
|11-12-2013 08:58 PM||
What do you do with your warped 2x4? - 4 replies
I left some pine 2×4 and 2×6 in my garage and a few warped and twisted pretty badly. I was going to pick up straight ones when I got around to starting a table I’m building. So what do you do? I was thinking just playing around testing tools and techniques, but it’s always nice to not waste lumber.
|11-10-2013 10:31 PM||
Grizzly Drill Press and Bandsaw - 10 replies
I’m looking at picking up the Grizzly G7944 Drill Press and G0513 Bandsaw. Any cons or alternatives I should be aware of? Also what is a good blade and drill set to start with? Thanks!
|11-09-2013 07:00 PM||
End Table Veneer/Stain Fix - 4 replies
Bought this about 4 years ago from Rooms To Go and the wife’s end table is chipping bad. Any suggestions or recommendations to fix this? I was thinking scrapping then sanding and try to match the original the best I can until I decide to get rid of them both.
|11-06-2013 02:57 PM||
Attach Top to Pedestal Table - 5 replies
I’m about to start working on a new kitchen table that is a modified version of Ana Whites Triple Pedestal Farm House Table. http://ana-white.com/2012/11/plans/triple-pedestal-farmhouse-table I was curious after reading about wood movement, what is the best way to attach a table with this sort of design? I’ve read about the wood ...
|11-06-2013 12:47 AM||
San Antonio Woodworkers - 9 replies
Any San Antonio woodworkers here? I’m a new hobbyist so getting to know locals would be great for advice/help/learning.
|11-04-2013 06:11 PM||
General Tips for Lumber Types - 14 replies
Anyone have a good source to learn some tips and tricks or general purpose of the different soft/hardwoods? I’ve been practicing with Pine but would like to try other woods eventually. The forum mentions poplar is a good wood to try out. Also I’ve noticed hardwoods come in different sizes than what I’m use to seeing the ...
|10-25-2013 07:39 PM||
Tool Priority - 24 replies
Curious what people think about tool priority when getting new ones? Example I was told: Table SawNail Gun/CompressorMiter SawBand SawDrum Sanderetc.