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|80 days ago||
Fellow Lumberjocks, I have a bit of tearout right in the middle of a trunk lid I am building. The tearour is about 1/4” to 3/8” long. I was using a Kreg bit to countersink some screws into lid supports. The collar set to close not allowing enough flute clearout room for wood chips. Anyways, I am NOT redoing this %$$^ lid. I need ...
|386 days ago||
CBdesigner for MAC ?? - 2 replies
Fellow LJ’s, Does anyone know how to run the CBdesigner on a MAC ?? I think I do okay in some areas, but computers and cross referencing computer programs is not my strongest area. Shoot, some of the grade schoolers today would probably walk all over me. I’ve seen a post on another person’s question or so regarding MACs...
|478 days ago||
Looking for advice on cutting boxes in half. - 8 replies
Fellow LJs, I was looking for an article/blog posted a while ago on cutting boxes in half after the glue-up. If anyone can point me in the right direction I would appreciate it. We have to glue up 34 boxes for a project. I know there was a simple way to give it a nice clean finish, but not to pinch box on the tablesaw blade at end of last ...
|582 days ago||
Conditioner or putty first? - 4 replies
Hello, I have not had to deal with conditioner yet. However, I’m requesting assistance: Which should I use first, conditioner or putty? This is for a walnut frame that’ll sit on a display I’m composing for a senior ranking official in my command. Second, I sanded down some anomalies in oak plywood, now it has more streaki...
|1544 days ago||
Trouble finding brass pins for boxes, etc... - 9 replies
Hello all, I’ve been looking for a few brass pins of various sizes for small boxes and whatever comes up. They’re used for like a swing lid or maybe putting together a knife kit. Anyways, I looked at Woodcraft and was quite disappointed. I figured for the size of thier large hardware selection and prices—they would have some o...
|1930 days ago||
Toychest suggestions for friends 1st born son? - 3 replies
Fellow woodworkers, Wondering if one of you know of a good toychest plan with dimensions for a friends 1st born son. I’d like to build a toychest that’ll be safe for a young child as he grows. One that’ll stand up to time and a curious, playful young boy’s ways. A toychest that’ll be cherished and used even when ...
|2193 days ago||
Plans for a lumber cart and tool cart? - 3 replies
Fellow woodworkers, Does anyone have a great plan for rolling lumber cart that can hold a couple full sheets, planks, etc… I have one from some woodworking magazine centerfold sponsored by JET from a couple years ago. There’s many pieces w/o many measurements or a clear layout. I’m also wondering if someone has any plans or ...
|2200 days ago||
Which saw in the $800-1500 range? - 9 replies
Hello fellow woodworkers, My name is Tom and I’m finally getting my shop set up in NE, FL. I picked up a cheap 10” Delta “benchtop” off craigslist. What a mistake that was. It definetly pointed out what quality I should shoot for and refresshed my memory on write-ups from years gone by while I was waiting. Anyways, I...