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|610 days ago||
Garage?? - 13 replies
Hi All,I am looking at purchasing a home. A woodshop is a must have of course. I have found a ranch home that I like, but no basement. It does however have a small 2 car garage. I am wondering if having my tools etc in a place that is not climate controlled is a really bad idea. Also, I may need to put some on risers. I would like to have ...
|645 days ago||
router info - 8 replies
Needing some advice from someone not so new to the woodshop as me! What do you think of this? 7529 Porter-Cable 2-HP plunge router it features a variable-speed motor with micro height adjustment with a 698 P/C router table. I am also including a 40 Pc router bit set. Asking $200 Looks good to me but any advice is welcomed!!!
|645 days ago||
Planer gods are smiling... - 3 replies
Thanks for all the great input!! Hardly ever do I see anything worth mentioning on craigslist re: planers…BUT last night I saw these. Help me out you planer peeps!!! What do you think of these models and prices? Should I be jumping on any of these offers? Delta Planer TP305 for $210 (which of course I will try and negociate) Delt...
|646 days ago||
Hand Planer vs lunchbox planer - 7 replies
Seems like there is no easy solution to the planeing issue….so if I am mainly doing cutting boards and boxes etc what do you think is the best solution to getting it all nice and smooth?
|646 days ago||
Ryobi planer - 19 replies
Father’s day sale…I can get this planer for about $150. Anybody know anything about it? I will use it for cutting boards, boxes etc. http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?productId=100375976&storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&ci_src=14110944&ci_sku=100375976&cm_mmc=shoppin...
|713 days ago||
Band Saw Issues Resolved...I hope! - 2 replies
Hi All,thanks for the advice and ideas. I decided to go with the old Rockwell 14” on Craig’s list. I paid a little more than I wanted to $300. BUT I got 14 blades in all different sizes. So that plus gas and dinner for my friend with the truck, I think I came out ok. The guy I bought it from is a great guy. He is happy for me t...
|718 days ago||
Rockwell Bandsaw - 3 replies
Saw a listing for a 14” Rockwell. Says it runs like a top. Guessing about 20years old. Any idea if this is worth pursueing?thanks!
|730 days ago||
Bandsaws...decisions decisions.... - 10 replies
So I got my little harbor freight guy working enough to cut pen blanks basically. Nothing more.I have been reading reviews etc and seems that Jet, Grizzly, and Rikon are the top 3 for 14” ers.I would appreciate any feedback. I have found them within $100 in comparison. But I only want to make this purchase once! I am getting VERY frust...
|764 days ago||
More Bandsaw questions! - 3 replies
Still searching for a band saw…saw a powermatic, 15 years old with a kreg fence and resaw . Says it’s in good working condition.He is asking $500. Any thoughts?Thanks!!!!
|775 days ago||
HELP! - 4 replies
I am newly fascinated by woodworking! That being said, I am also a bit overwhelmed. I have learned, sort of the hard way, that good tools are vital. BUT I do not have unlimited funds to dump into this. I was given a lathe from harbor freight, it works fine for small projects of the spindle type, but beyond that it’s a mess. Also, I g...