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|1186 days ago||
For those of us in the IN or surrounding area, you may want to check out the 2 day tool auction event next mont, link posted below. I and a few of my friends will be attending. March 19th and 20th. http://www.mjdtools.com/auction/il10_list.htm
|1197 days ago||
bent saw blade - 10 replies
‘lo all. a question, for any that could help. picked up a disston saw today, but it has a slight bend in it…any suggestions for how to straighten it out?
|1223 days ago||
A question of tolerance - 7 replies
I’ve had to move my tablesaw, i took the opportunity to break it down and clean it up, replace the belts. now I’m trying to set it back up and im having difficulty. its a 3hp grizzly 10in TS. I’m trying to get the alignment right between the blade and the miter slots….right now its .004 away at the far end of the table...
|1346 days ago||
Finish to replace Jappaning - 3 replies
Hello all.Recently I was lucky enough to acquire a Stanley 607 on ebay. Cleaning it up, lapping the sole, replacing the blade and chipbreaker. But one thing…the japanning. I don’t want to paint the bed with something shiny. I really prefer the finish that you find on the Veritas tools, that textured black matte. Has anyone any s...
|1468 days ago||
Is there a clear outdoor finish? - 10 replies
Recently built a Lutyens Bench out of white oak. Bleached the white oak. I’m pretty happy with it, but I haven’t finished it yet. I still need a decent sealer. I researched it as much as I can, I really like the finish with a Water-based poly, but thats not much good for outdoors. Mark Spagnuolo uses an oil-varnish blend with a ...
|1535 days ago||
Space between door and frame - 3 replies
Im in the midst of building a cabinet. Or rather, Im in the midst of building a door for a cabinet for our kitchen. How much separation should i set between the door and the rail of the face frame? 1/16th? Any suggestion would be appreciated.
|1664 days ago||
working with metal inlay - 4 replies
i just built a plant stand for my wife for xmas. has a 6×6 copper sheet on the top, wrapped in wood edging. I made it out of cedar, and really like the look of the cedar and copper. i was thinking of inlaying some copper, maybe a vine going down one leg and then terminating in a copper leaf. what would i use to flush up the surface of t...
|1693 days ago||
How to level my tablesaw - 4 replies
I feel like this may be a silly question, but my shop has a very pitted and uneven floor. I woul like to get my tablesaw level and stable. Currently, I have it level with the outfeed table by using a couple of levelers I found at rockler (www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=2053&filter=leveler). but they are not stable, they move just a bit....