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|1408 days ago||
Trouble with a Jet JJP-8BT Jointer/Planer - 7 replies
So life has eased up on me enough to let me get back to makin’ sawdust, and I’m trying to get everything tuned up and ready to go. Long story short, high priority is to get my jointer set up, but no amount of fiddling and woodrage seems to let me get the infeed and outfeed tables coplanar. I’ve searched around and found that ...
|1620 days ago||
Just for LOLs - 1 reply
“Sir, would you care to sign our petition?” “Meh. I support and oppose many things, but none strongly enough to pick up a pen” “This is your Captain speaking. We’re experiencing some technical difficulties right now. Nothing to worry about, I assure you. In the meantime, those of you on the right have a...
|1623 days ago||
www.usplastic.com – United States Plastic Corp Got their (huge 350 page!) catalog a lil while ago, and been browsing the site, they have a massive selection of pretty much anything that is remotely plastic related, as well as a lot of commercial/industrial products, including an awesome selection of UHMW sheets/shapes/tapes (the main re...
|1624 days ago||
"Don't try this at home" - 2 replies
Screw that, wheres my nailgun….
|1625 days ago||
Now THAT is what I call a portable sawmill - 12 replies
OK it doesn’t exactly qualify as a portable sawmill, but it was a catchy title…
|1627 days ago||
Oh my... - 4 replies
After reading a thread about how some people have scored some neat swag with regards to free tools (trial offers, free blade promotions etc.) I thought to myself “Hey, Jei, let’s go check this out” So I start off by googling “Free Tool Samples” This is a actual, honest to God screencap of the result. I swear on...
|1631 days ago||
By the time you realize... - 11 replies
...that this post doesn’t really say anything, its too late to stop reading.
|1632 days ago||
Craftsman Tablesaws on Sale - 3 replies
I just came back from Sears, and it turns out theres a big sale for members of the Craftsman Club going on, the Craftsman 21833 Contractors Saw (the one I been drooling over) is $100 off until the 27th, and the guy said there were sales on a few other models (tbh I wasn’t paying much attention, I was busy calculating if I could squeeze $44...
|1638 days ago||
Poor Mans Sanding Solution - 2 replies
|1641 days ago||
How much is too much? - 7 replies
I remember reading somewhere that depending on the type of wood you’re working in sanding past a certain grit is generally wasted effort. Well I’ve got a few projects in mind for the basement & garage using “2 by x” generic ‘whitewood’ lumber and I want to sand and stain it to look nice but I’m not ...
|1643 days ago||
In russia, wood works YOU - 10 replies
i’d hate to see how they transport plywood…
|1644 days ago||
If you're feeling down... #3 - 4 replies
...then come bask in the awesomeness that is my niece (while I poke fun at my sister hehe) BASK IN IT!! ps I tried posting this before and it seemed to choke up, so plz forgive me if this appears twice.
|1646 days ago||
If you're feeling down... #2 - 10 replies
...then watching this will make your head explode into candy from the cuteness overload..INTO CANDY!!!
|1648 days ago||
Rockler & CustomMade; selling your stuff - 4 replies
Hey gang, just got this email from Rockler, thought I’d pass it along to anyone who hadn’t heard about it and might be interested… ———————Have you ever thought about making extra money using your woodworking equipment and skills? If so, now may be the perfect time to give it a try! ...
|1649 days ago||
While perusing the Grizzly site I came across the 8.5” 1/2hp H0625 and 13”, 3/4hp H0626 oscillating drill presses. I was wondering if any LJs have any experience with either of these lil’ guys? I like the oscillating feature for sanding (I don’t think I’d have enough use for a spindle sander to justify buying a s...
|1650 days ago||
If you're feeling down... - 9 replies
then just look at this cute little guy and try not to smile.I DARE YOU.
|1656 days ago||
Looking for books on furniture styles - 4 replies
Hey all, I’m looking for a book or two or ten thats good for understanding the differences/designs in different styles, like Mission, Shaker, Craftsman, etc. Like when people talk about Craftsman-style furniture, what exactly MAKES it Craftsman style, and so on. ‘ppreciate any recommendations, thanks gang!
|1659 days ago||
So one of the very first things to get done this spring is I want to have more outlets and probably another circuit or two added to the garage (theres currently one 120V, 15amp circuit feeding the whole garage, and only one outlet with easy access to what will be the shop area! Eeep!) Anyways I’ve been reading up on wiring and such so ...
|1663 days ago||
I spotted this at Home Depot going for $100, and I was wondering if anyone has any experience with it. Its not a powerhouse, its a 3 gal, 135psi model. But really I just want something that can drive some brads and pins and blow dust off tools, and this looks like it’ll fit the bill, also at a hundred bucks cheaper than some of the other...
|1670 days ago||
Tablesaw Super-Jig - 4 replies
This is a very cool multi-purpose jig from Fine Woodworking, the basic piece is a saddle to go over your fence, with a number of threaded inserts sunk into the face. You can then create a variety of jigs on plates that screw onto the saddle face, or attach stops/clamps/whatchamacallits directly to the saddle. I thought it was a really neat ide...