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12-06-2016 08:25 PM

Dust Collection Layout - 3 replies

So I have bought a Laguna c/Flux 2 Cyclone Dust Collector. I want to pipe in all my runs. I am planning on two 6” runs with 4” drops and blast gates. My question is does this look like a pretty good plan for my runs. Keeping one straight out of the dust collector down the wall and the other running on the ceiling across...

11-25-2016 05:52 AM

1.5 or 2 HP Laguna Dust Collector - 9 replies

Wanting a new cyclone dust collector. I have narrowed it down a Laguna Dust Collector but don’t know if I should go with 1.5 or 2 HP. I currently have a Jet 1.5 HP Vortx Dust Collector. I thought it works ok but would like an easier emptying Dust chips and look at possible future use. I currently have a 3 HP Saw Stop, router table, an...

01-25-2016 01:34 AM

Remove Cutterhead Pulley on Delta 22-560 planer - 6 replies

I was working tonight on planning some boards on my Delta 22-560 tonight and all of a sudden the belt fell off. I opening it up to look and see the pulley is loose. I looked at it closer and see that it is bent and needs to be replaced but can not get it off. Does anyone know how to take this off? I would think that you can slide it off afte...

11-13-2015 12:53 AM

SawStop Sliding CrossCut - 14 replies

I was hoping to get opinions on SawStop Sliding CrossCut. I was thinking that if I have this I will not need multiply crosscut sleds. I also have concerns that it will take up room and won’t allow for other functions without the wing.

06-22-2015 12:05 AM

How to get a glossy mirror like finish on MDF - 4 replies

I am building some garage cabinets out of MDF. I would like to make them look like metal with a mirror like finish. I have an hvlp gun and would like to use it instead of roll all the layers. Any suggestions? Thanks,Pete

03-14-2015 02:07 AM

Festool TS 75 EQ Plunge cut saw - 11 replies

I think that I have hade enough of my dewalt circular saw. I am ready to upgrade to a Festool TS 75 EQ Plunge cut saw. My only question is being my first Festool purchase is what will I need? I plan to use this to break down plywood project so they are a little easier to deal with on the table saw. I would also use it on some of my ruff lu...

08-18-2014 07:39 PM

Help with Earlax Spray Station 5500 - 1 reply

I am trying to finish a murphy bed that I had built. I want to finish it with the same paint as are trim through out the house. We have a latex semi gloss finish. I put about a quart in the gun and then thinned it with 10% water. I am using a 1.5 needle since this is still furniture also. The problem is that I still get a orange peel look...

07-29-2014 01:07 AM

Question about making an assembly table - 6 replies

I am thinking about making a assembly table like the woodwhisper did with a torsion box top. My question about is that I think I would like to add another 3/4” MDF to the top so that I could put some t-track in it. Do you think that this would defeat the purpose of a flat surface. I am thinking with the t-track I will be able to line so...

04-07-2014 01:54 AM

Jointer or bandsaw - 20 replies

I am looking into expanding my tools currently I have a 12” portable planer, 50” table saw, router table, drill press, and a dust collector. I am moving into a brand new shop that is 22’x22’. I am stuck one which tool I should get next. Should I get a jointer, 6” or 8”, or should I get a 14” band saw. ...

08-20-2013 06:36 PM

Performax 16-32 plus drum sander - 1 reply

I am looking into buying a used performax 16-32 plus drum sander. What all do I need to look at to make sure it is properly working? Thanks in advance for any help. Pete

08-02-2013 06:25 PM

Looking to buy Grizzly G0586 jointer - 6 replies

I found this jointer for sale. They guy says it is still in the shipping crate. When I look it up on Grizzly it is discontinued and they have it for sale for $575. He is wanting $700 for it? Should I ask him to go lower on the price and is this jointer worth it? My other question is how hard is it to switch it over to 110 from 220? Right now ...

07-30-2013 12:19 PM

Where to buy lumber - 7 replies

I am new to the Clemson, SC and looking for places to buy lumber besides the box stores.

07-29-2013 12:21 PM

Looking for Baltic Birch or Appleply - 2 replies

Hi there I just moved to Clemson, SC and I am looking for some Baltic Birch or Appleply to use for some projects. Where I used to live I could buya sheet of Baltic Birch for about $60. Thanks for any help I may get in advance. Pete

06-18-2013 07:39 PM

Cutting Board Height - 4 replies

What is generally the smallest height you should do for end grain cutting boards. I was just wondering.

06-04-2013 04:03 PM

Wood for Cutting Boards? - 5 replies

I am thinking about making some cutting boards to give out as gifts and thinking that I am will use Maple, Cherry, and Walnut. My question is does it matter with the Maple if I get soft or hard? By the way this will be the first time I try making some cutting boards.

05-20-2013 04:09 PM

Finishing a Maple Crib - 13 replies

Here is a crib that I have made for are next little one. I am also making a matching changing table again out of hard maple. My question is if I am to stain it a chestnut color to match the first one I built out of Oak. What do I have to do to make sure it takes the stain? My second question is that if I want to leave and just put a fini...

05-15-2013 02:54 PM

Taking apart glued box - 7 replies

I am needing to take the box on the far right out that is painted gray after the tall skinny one. I need to resize it as there is not enough clearance for the router that and the lift I am putting in. I used Titebond II glue so can I get a heat gun and heat it up to get it lose. I have never done this and unsure how I am supposed to do it.

05-07-2013 02:54 PM

WoodRiver V3 #5 Hand Plane Help - 40 replies

I just bought this thing last night. This is the first hand plane that I have ever bought. I am buying it to flatten a table top for a changing table/dresser that I am working on right now. I took it out last night and wiped all the oil off of it and then sharpened the blade. Put it all back together but was not getting the results tha...

04-23-2013 08:18 PM

How should I stain this - 6 replies

Here are a couple of photos of the second crib I have built, my wife said I did too good of a job on the first one that the second child need one of his own. The first one I built out of all red oak and stained it with a chestnut stain. This one is made out of hard maple and she wants me to stain it again all the chestnut again. I thi...

03-31-2013 09:59 PM

What hand planes should I get - 15 replies

I am starting to want to work with hand planes. Which would be the basic planes to start with? Which brand would be the best to start with and which are the best to have? Pete

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