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|78 days ago||
Hi.I have a speed controlled, constant rpm, router. And a request to use it on a job where the only available electricity is from a portable (gas / petrol) generator. I’ve heard that trying to use an aftermarket speed control unit on a router that has these electronics built in could ruin the router. And i know that a generator’s pow...
|124 days ago||
Casting a work surface? - 17 replies
Hiall. I’ve been staring at the sawdust pile, then looking over to the chipboard stock (particle board), then back to the sawdust. Back to the chipboard, back to the sawdust, etc..And i’ve pondered, why don’t we use this prolific waste product of ours and make something useful from it?In particular, i’ve thought to acq...
|139 days ago||
stanley 2x4 clamps? - 14 replies
There are now these: http://www.core77.com/blog/tools/stanleys_2x4_clamps_yea_or_nay__25303.aspclamping hardware which let you turn a 2×4 into a bar clamp. Any thoughts? Predictions?They’re under “speciality clamps” on the stanley web site – http://www.stanleytools.com/default.asp?CATEGORY=SPECIALTY+CLAMPS&TY...
|327 days ago||
Hello all. I’m a designer. So when i see something i’m automatically assessing it. “Why is it made that way?” “Is there another way?” “Could it be easier, lighter, different or specifically suited to some conditions?” So as i’m embarking on making myself a small bench which will hold wood ...