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|324 days ago||
Just saw this miniature turning and had to share - 3 replies
|328 days ago||
I don’t think you’ll find a better deal for this price range: http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/tls/4108816900.html a delta midi lathe for less than a new HF mini lathe….
|421 days ago||
Supernova2 sale - but the numbers don't add up?!? - 14 replies
Woodcraft is having a sale on the Supernova2 chuck with 2 sets of jaws for $199. the ad says ”$100 savings”. now, the supernova2 chuck with 1 set of jaws is running $199, and the additional set of jaws is $50 is bought separately. so where is this $100 in savings coming from?!? obviously you would also need an adapter nut to get t...
|469 days ago||
officially got a wood lathe - 45 replies
I’ve been turning odds and ends on my metal lathe for quite some time now, but while it worked to some extent I was never too keen on doing so. the max speed is 1700rpm which is somewhat on the lower end for wood, and the machine and all the gears are properly oiled which attracts and captures wood dust like crazy, and I never liked positi...
|570 days ago||
Hi gals/guys, I’ve been toying with the idea of building a shop made drums sander and one of the things that would change the design considerably is adding an automatic feed conveyor belt system. I see some people added something like that, while the majority didn’t and simply push the parts by hand. My first question for you: ...
|640 days ago||
Lee Valley Cyber Monday deals - 42 replies
just thought I’d point it out if anyone might be interested – Lee Valley is having a cyber monday sale on mfg. seconds at some very attractive prices ($50 -$100 off of best seller hand planes) http://www.leevalley.com/en/home/cyms.aspx?c= first come first serve, those sell out fast like hot buns.
|776 days ago||
FS: Veritas MkII honing jig [SOLD] - 9 replies
after holding on to this for a long time not wanting to let it go, I’m selling a veritas MkII honing guide in original box. if anyone interested let me know [SOLD]
|783 days ago||
If anyone might be interested, I’m selling 2 roller stands, one with a rubber roller, and the other with a set of ball-bearing (slides in all directions). both are height adjustable: pm me if interested.
|821 days ago||
Yellow Shop sale in MA - 29 replies
aaah… fresh off of Craigslist, how lovely this looks: http://boston.craigslist.org/nos/tls/3044453977.html Not affiliated with it, just had to share ;)
|841 days ago||
Looking for a custom entrance door maker in MA - 3 replies
As the title says, does anyone know of any good custom wood shops that specializes in front/entrance doors around Boston, MA? Would like to get some contact information, and or showcases if possible. Thanks in advance
|917 days ago||
Machini-Me This! - 15 replies
After a recent post it seems like there are other folks around here that do metalwork and machining as well. I think it would be interesting to see what everyone is doing on the ‘dark side of the force’. What are you guys machining? does it tie in to your woodworking work? if so how? what are you using to machine your parts/projec...
|1049 days ago||
Just got this in the mail earlier and unfortunately I cannot attend this time around due to very good family events that are coming up. I am hoping there will be repeating classes in the future, but for anyone in the Boston, MA area that is interested, I think any of these classes are a great opportunity to get ahead in the game. these are nigh...
|1060 days ago||
Drill Press Fixtures for a good home - 1 reply
Doing some cleaning and have 2 DP accessories that are on their way to the dumpster since I don’t have a DP anymore but hopefully someone can pick those up (free) and make good use of them. Located near Boston, MA. Drill Press Tablemade of 3/4” birch ply with 2x undermount support bars to keep it flat and 2x 3/4” dadoes to ...
|1078 days ago||
One of the things I like about LJ is following blog series and see things take on shape from post to post. Currently if you follow a blog series and you want to read the next/previous thread in the series you can only do so using the links at the top of the page. If the blog post if several pages long that means that once you are done reading...
|1081 days ago||
Drawer Fronts - glue or screw? - 10 replies
I’m about to put on the drawer fronts on my current project, and while I’ve always only screwed on the drawer-fronts I did so because I never took the time to finalize them properly and it was always “temporary” but I plan to just glue them in this time around. The only thing that pops into my mind is that this is a 3R...
|1420 days ago||
I made a riving knife for a friend, and since I had extra material at hand, I made a couple of them if anyone is interested, I figured I’d post it here before it goes on eBay. Made of 0.090” thick Aluminum these are an smooth fit into the saw and match the original tall riving knife thickness: slightly below blade heigh...
|1448 days ago||
Milling Lumber from Logs - how do you Debark? - 24 replies
My last attempt at resawing logs to lumber, I debarked the logs using a recycled kitchen clever which stood up to the job quite well, but it made me wonder – how do YOU debark the logs? axe? other?
|1459 days ago||
Anyone using ASTM 2729 4" pipes for DC? - 55 replies
So I’m revamping my garage, and decided to use the opportunity and finally setup a permanent duct for DC. I have been trying to get a hold of 4” ASTM 2729 (thin walled) pipes for a LONG time, but nobody seems to be carrying this except for some (1-2) online retailers that with shipping, and quantities just didn’t make it wor...
|1465 days ago||
For those of you using a shaper. do you have any source with affordable rail and stile shaper cutters (3/4 bore)? Best price I’ve seen so far is the MLCS sets at $150 (rail and stile + raised panel set). Is there anything else of interest? any other options on the market that are at the ~$100 range (or lower)? Thanks in advance!
|1466 days ago||
Where do you get your key stock? - 18 replies
After reading how people are using key stock as gauge blocks, I was trying to find some. went to the local ma-and-pa hardware store, but they had no idea what it even was, let alone had any. Where did YOU get your key stock from? was it a specialty store? box store? any known name store? curious minds wants to know. Thanks in advance