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|677 days ago||
Adjustment Nut for Drill press - 20 replies
I have a threaded quill stop on my drill press for setting the depth to drill. It has a 3/8-16 thread on it and I used to run a the stop nut up and down a lot for different settings. Then I found this adjusting nut with a button in it to release the thread and quickly slide it to the new position. Then you can turn it for fine adjustment.I bough...
|729 days ago||
Glue Bottles - 23 replies
I love Titebond glues and and use all three of their glues depending on the project. I have arthritis in both hands and pulling the snout out to open the Titebond bottle is a real hassle for me. I broke two bottle snouts and wrote to Titebond and they were nice enough to send me a envelope full of new caps. I still have flow problems with the ne...
|1058 days ago||
Imitation Ivory for woodworking projects - 3 replies
I ran across a source of round imitation ivory round stock for $6.95 for short 1” dia. pieces and can not find it again. I have looked through all the catalogs I have and cannot find it. It seemed to be in with the sources of wood for pens,etc. I want to use it for ebony and ivory rings. Does anyone know of a source????
|1234 days ago||
I have been using Egyptian Gold sandpaper from Klingspor for turning and I just love it. I noticed that there is a product called Abranet in their catalog and it goes up to 600 grit. They say is will not clog.Has anyone used Abranet and can tell me if it might be worth it to buy it for wood turning?
|1243 days ago||
Sharpening Forstner Bits - 6 replies
Does anyone have a slick way to sharpen Forstner bits? Like which way to you sharpen the flat area and what do you do to sharpen the teeth around the edge?
|1263 days ago||
Ridgid 13" Planer does not feed well - 6 replies
I bought a Ridgid 13” planer because I saw a sign maker at a show using one and he did not get any snipe at all on it. I had a Delta benchtop planer that sniped every board. I got this new planer and it ran without much if any snipe and that was a good thing. But then after a month, it stared to stop feeding a board halfway through and I h...