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07-26-2010 01:35 PM

Crooscut sled on the right side? - 4 replies

OK guys, I’ve been woodworking since 1988, but just got my first REAL tablesaw (I had a TotalShop in the distant past – don’t ask). I was researching some necessary jigs and, while looking at crosscut sleds, noticed something: All the designs I saw either sat to the left of or straddled the blade. One, in particular, caugh...

12-06-2008 06:44 AM

Which dovetail saw? - 14 replies

OK, folks, its been done before but not recently, so I’m going to stir up the waters again: I’m looking to put a dovetail saw on my wish list, but am in a quandry. With all the new saws on the market, how’s a guy to decide? Sports-car Grammercy, tried-and-true Lie-Nielsen, Wentzloff, or Adria? And now, to make matters wor...

10-30-2008 03:03 PM

Which spokeshave? - 1 reply

I’m presently considering getting started with spokeshaves. I’m not into chairmaking (yet), but am looking for one to use for general smoothing and shaping of convex & concave curves. I don’t mind spending a bit for good quality, and am torn between the regular and low-angle varieties. Specifically, I have been looking a...

03-28-2008 10:27 AM

Discount drawer hardware website? - 3 replies

Sometime back, someone posted a link to a site for drawer glides & other such hardware at MUCH better prices than retail. I somehow managed to lose that link just when I needed it for a project. Does anyone remember what it was?

10-28-2007 03:33 PM

Freud FT2200E router on sale. - 18 replies

Guys, I’ve seen the Freud FT2200E router on sale for about $120 through various sources and I’m curious. Is this REALLY a good buy, or should I save my pennies for a big Triton or similar? I presently use a PC 691D (1.5 hp) for router table & handheld work.

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