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|1117 days ago||
any suggestions for a quality shop stool? - 24 replies
Now that the new shop is up and running i am looking for a couple of quality stools. I was looking at the stools that rockler offers and the reviews seem pretty mixed. $60.00 is alot to dish out if the stool is not made well. Harbour freight has some for $30.00 but hey, its harbour freight. I dont mind spending the money if the quality is go...
|1538 days ago||
Finishing cocobolo.......HELP!!! - 9 replies
I recenly posted a gavel that i turned from mahogany and maple that i made for my wife. She liked the results and wanted me to make a few more to be raffled off as part of a fundraiser for a law school club that she is in. I thought this would be a great opportunity for me to experiment with some exotics. The first one i made is from bloodw...
|1581 days ago||
questions for the wood turners - 9 replies
Eventually i wanted to get into turning, but being fairly new to woodworking i am still working on several other area’s. However, i had a very interesting day and it looks like i am going to travel the wood turning avenue sooner than i had anticipated. I was shopping at my hardwood dealer today and i started chatting with an older gent...
|1600 days ago||
new ridgid 1300 planer knives for swap - 7 replies
I have two sets of new ridgid 1300 planer knives. One set is still in the package, the other set is open but not used. I opened them before realizing they were not compatable with my 4330. Anyways, i thought this might be more fun than simply returning them and trying to get my money back on an open package. Im trying to get more into hand t...
|1618 days ago||
My planer is jacked - 7 replies
I wasn’t sure where to post this, and i dont think anyone can help me. I have the 13” ridgid 4330 planer and it has crapped out on me. I was planing some poplar a couple of days ago and in mid cut the cutter head just stopped turning and the belt started screaming. I quikly shut the machine off and began examining it for problems....
|1761 days ago||
Ok, basically i am working on a bookshelf and have yet to decide how i am going to finish it. Because i wanted to try something new and because of cost restraints i chose to use red oak. I realize this is an open grain wood, does this mean i need to sand to a higher or lower grit than 220? Do i need to use a filler, and if so what the heck is...