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|04-14-2016 07:55 PM||
Spindle Taper on Pen Mandrel Is Hot - 1 reply
I have a Jet JWL-1221VS lathe, and I have been concerned about it for a while. It seems to me that is nosier than it should be, but I am not sure what is causing the noise. It also seems that sometimes I get some vibration when using a pen mandrel, but I am not sure if that is from the lathe or the mandrel. Today I noticed a new wrinkle. W...
|06-27-2013 02:05 AM||
Which plane would be better? - 7 replies
I have been looking at a couple of different types of planes lately and trying to decide which is better for my purposes. I want plane that I can use for rabbets and dadoes. I plan to get either a router plane, like a Veritas router plane or Stanley No. 71, or a plow (or plough if you prefer) plane like the Stanley No. 45 or the Veritas plow ...
|02-16-2013 02:08 AM||
Which kind of power saws? - 5 replies
I am still doing workshop planning. I can’t do everything now, but I want to plan for future additions now so they are easier to fit in later. I am struggling a bit with decisions about power saws. There seem to be so many different kinds of saws: table saw, portable table saw, band saw, radial arm saw, scroll saw, and several different...
|02-12-2013 11:28 AM||
110v vs 220v - 22 replies
I am a fledgling at this, but I have already determined I need more space for my workshop. The wife has agreed to help me swap my current nook in the basement with the larger space we currently are using for storage. I decided it might be good to have some plan for laying out the new space, so I probably will be asking a few more questions in ...