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260 days ago

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?

283 days ago

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? I eventually like to try the paper on glass, or would that approach work for kitchen knives and chi...

284 days ago

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...

289 days ago

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.

291 days ago

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!

293 days ago

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.

296 days ago

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. 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 ...

296 days ago

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.

298 days ago

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 ...

308 days ago

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.

313 days ago

San Antonio Lumber - 2 replies

Any San Antonio woodworkers have a good place to get quality lumber? I’ve been using Lowes because it’s 5 min away but the quality and selection are very limited.

313 days ago

Brad/Pin Nailer and Compressor - 26 replies

Anyone have suggestions for a small compressor, a brad nailer and pin nailer? I was looking at a Freeman Brad and Pin nailer combo on amazon for $75 (PPPBRCK). No idea on a small compressor. I don’t plan on doing molding just for small projects like toys and furniture. Thanks!

315 days ago

Book of Plans/Sites Recommendations - 7 replies

Any book recommendations for furniture/toy plans? I plan on trying out SketchUp too to make my own designs.

315 days ago

Used Delta/Grizzly Pricing - 19 replies

After reading the forums over and over to help pick a table saw it appears used cabinet is the way to go if I can get a deal. So I’m looking for help with what used delta/grizzly saws are worth. There are a few options nearby (hour away). Delta @ $394 3 year old G1023RLW @ $1,000 h...

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