I saw a number of very nice router planes in the projects section and really wanted one for myself. I am not normally a hand tool worker but this is a great tool for a lot of things. I really like the ones made by Derek Cohen and also Stumpy...
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Location: NW Indiana
I am a retired metallurgical engineer who was involved in the production of steel for over 40 years that was used for gears, axles, springs etc.
Woodworking is a hobby for me and have been doing it for about 45 years. I build some cabinets, furniture and do Intarsia scroll sawing.
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Several people have recently commented on the Laguna Dust Collectors. It is interesting as several different companies have marketed similar looking ones including Laguna, Jet, JDS and others. I was curious about them so I gathered the information...
I was working on some boxes and doing a lot of sanding and even with an air filter on, there was a lot of dust in the air. I had a small down draft sanding box but it was not big enough and decided I needed a bigger one. I made the box about 2...
I have posted several threads that have detailed dust collector testing and along with effects of ducts and hoses. I borrowed the test equipment to do this as it is not cheap especially the digital thermal anemometer. Now that I have the perfor...
There are many threads about dust collectors and modifications made to them. Unfortunately, there is relatively little information on the actual dust collector performance and the effect of the modifications. I did some measurements using some ...