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11-22-2012 03:51 AM

Need Longer Clamps!! - 9 replies

Well I got myself in a pickle sorta, I have been milling and laminating some 2×4’s for the table of my first workbench and i am ready to glue the three separate sections of the table together and come to find out my clamps are not long enough. I just took it for granted that they would be, but of course their not!! LOL….So i hav...

10-29-2012 04:51 PM

How to hold down the items your working on? - 14 replies

The long and short of it is this, I don’t have a nice workbench with all those little bench dogs and a vice or two at the end off the bench to use to hold down stock while i am either sanding, planing, gluing or what have you, so i was curious what are some methods of holding down stock to a workbench. I do have some counter space, but mo...

10-26-2012 07:04 PM

OMFG!! Mother of Maple and Walnut Hell!! - 16 replies

I started to sand and plane my first end grain cutting board yesterday, I started small, its something like 9”x 12” more like a cheese board. It’s a simple pattern basic checkerboard, for stock i milled down to 3/4” stock of both maple and walnut. So after glue up, i stuck the board in my Router Planer jig that i just ...

10-11-2012 05:31 PM

How Much can a blade affect a miter cut. - 20 replies

I’ve been trying to cut some 45 degree miters for some boxes i’m making for a girlfriend, and i’m having a hell of a time getting a straight miter. How much effect will a dull blade have on the miter cut. I’m using maple so the wood is pretty hard. and it seems like like i get a bow in the miter when looking at it fro...

08-10-2012 06:30 PM

Jet Pro Table Saw Rip Fence Issues - 2 replies

I bought a new Jet 10” table saw (couple months ago) and it has the standard issue Pro shop rip Fence on it. I like the fence in all but i have one major gripe, and i am hoping i can get some feedback on how to fix this. Every time i lock the fence into place the entire fence will move to left. so after i think i have the fence where i ...

06-27-2012 08:26 PM

Where in the world to I find wood? - 9 replies

Hey Everyone, I live in lovely Las Vegas and as you know we are in the desert. Where do i find scrap wood or hobby wood that i can build small projects with. I would like to work with some different types of wood other than what is available around here, which is Oak, and Pine for solid woods… plywood is the same pretty much everywhere. I...

06-22-2012 06:01 PM

Best way to jig up for Halving Joints - 3 replies

Would anybody have any suggestion on how to best set up some kind of jig to create some halving joints to create a grid type structure. I’ll only be using 1/4” to 3/8 square pieces of wood but would like to make the grid as accurate as possible. Please see example of picture

04-11-2012 09:18 PM

If you had to build many of these? - 16 replies

I need to make a lot of these wood handles, and I am having a hell of time figuring out how to round off the edges to give the handle a rounded look. The pictures are of the model that i need to match (with the paint sanded off it). I have been able to cut the basic shape easliy enough using my band saw then cleaning up the shape on a spindle sa...

04-08-2012 08:04 PM

Router or Jigsaw - 5 replies

How would u suggest i go about making a couple of these handles?

03-15-2012 08:13 PM

Router Plate Insert - 7 replies

Ok, I give up…. I have looked online at router table extension that have been added to table saws, and it seems like everyone i see the hole where the router plate sits it always routered out perfect. How in the heck is this accomplished. Every time i attempt to create a perfect fit, I fail. I mean i do know how to take a measurement.

03-14-2012 06:09 PM

Jet Pro Saw Rails - Out of Square - 4 replies

Was wondering if anyone has had any issues with the front and back rails not being parallel to each other. I am adding a router to the underside of of the right side extension, and when i initially cut my plywood for the table top, it didn’t fit. come to find out that from the right edge of the saw which measures exactly 27” in de...

03-07-2012 04:09 AM

Really dumb question about dust collection - 4 replies

I have been making a mess in my garage for years now, and I think it’s time to start thinking about dust collection to go along with my new table saw. My question is how does the system activate / turn on? Do I have to walk over and flip the switch to on every time a make a cut on my saw, or is there a way to connect the switch to turn on...

03-03-2012 08:43 PM

Boxes!!!! Fastest, strongest, nicest, cheapest way? - 35 replies

I get to make a bunch of wood boxes for my moms business, size range is anywhere from 10” D x 12” x 24” to maybe double that. I want these to be strong but cost effective, not sure what material I’m going to use yet, I have some requests for some cedar and maple. I was thinning using metered joints and gluing them tog...

03-01-2012 09:54 PM

Just Purchases my First "Real Table Saw" - 15 replies

Hello Everyone, I have been a fan of this website for about a year now and happy to announce that i have joined the forums to ask for some advice on a few things. I just purchases what i would call my first “Real Table Saw” A JET 10-Inch Model JPS-10TS

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