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|8 days ago||
Anyone know the origin of calling the tail vise a wagon vise?
|20 days ago||
Table saw stabilizer question - 20 replies
I was just reading this American Woodworker blog. I’m not having any of these issues with my ancient Craftsman contractor saw, but I am wondering if using a stabilizer to replace the stamped metal arbor washer on one side of the blade would be a good idea? Just one would not move the blade and the throat plate would be just fine. Th...
|28 days ago||
Obama pictures - 30 replies
How about requiring all pictures of Obama be posted in this thread so they are not cluttering up all of the other threads?
|48 days ago||
Geez, I hate it when............... - 34 replies
I start a rip cut on the table saw, it wouldn’t cut and the shop fills with smoke. Nothing is binding, retry with same results! The blade is on backwards ;-((
|56 days ago||
GFCI does not save mouse - 23 replies
I recently installed a quad outlet on the end of a counter. The general contractor removed the cover for painting. Over night a mouse tried to climb into the box between the outlets. The GFCI protection tested good, but it wasn’t good enough to save the mouse. He got the electrical chair for merely trespassing!
|226 days ago||
Fill and refinish exterior door - 3 replies
A few days ago there was a thread about repairing an exterior door. There were some suggestions about some epoxy products to use. I can’t seem to find it now. I have an exterior, south facing solid core wood door that has some delamination. I would like to remove the damaged wood, fill it with epoxy filler, sand smooth and paint. A...
|268 days ago||
Freud router bits opinions - 32 replies
Anyone have a review of Freund router bits. The only one that popped up on a search was for insert bits.
|268 days ago||
Challenging sport - 5 replies
Hitting that 1 1/2” 25 ring at 200 yards standing up is possible, just doesn’t happen very often. Trust me, I try a lot ;-) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_-xGH02JIE
|314 days ago||
Best way to refinish 30 year old cabinets - 16 replies
Hello LJs, I am wondering about and looking for ideas to refinish the bath vanity and cabinet. They were made of birch plywood and what looks to be poplar or alder for the face frame. I doubt it is pine. Finished too well ;-) They have been stained a medium walnut color and have had a satin finish. We do not want to darken them. They do a ...
|319 days ago||
Am I missing something here? - 29 replies
I noticed these 2 boxes of walnut on eBay. By my calculations , with shipping, the cost is $8.59 and $6.49 /bdft respectively. Why not just go to the lumber store and get what you need if you are paying that much? Just curious?
|324 days ago||
This video explains a lot about wildlife.
|335 days ago||
This 3D ruler looks really handy - 7 replies
This 3D ruler from Peachtree WW looks really handy.
|349 days ago||
Could this technique make lathe turning of bowls obsolete? ;-))
|349 days ago||
Kick back pawl on the rip fence - 14 replies
I have been thinking about putting a pawl on my rip fence as an anti kick back device. Anyone see any issues with this idea?
|355 days ago||
Is it time to plan projects for next Christmas? - 19 replies
Russ’ plan thread started me thinking about how I always get too much on my plate in the fall and never get any projects made for Christmas presents. I did, however, get one made this year. (Big pat on the back for me!) Maybe I need a plan! I am thinking about starting them now. Maybe I’ll get some done for next Christmas ;-)) A...
|356 days ago||
New from Eagle America - 7 replies
Just got this on email today. Looks handy ;-)
|368 days ago||
Round over edges or cut dadoes first on oak? - 9 replies
Since oak is a bit splintery, would you round over the edges of a board first or cut the dadoes, then round over?
|382 days ago||
Vise of your dreams? - 12 replies
This was on Schwarz Blog this morning. Seems so simple ;-) http://www.theenglishwoodworker.com/shop/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=65_71&products_id=264&zenid=baf169p1k24f4hnq5uc1s9l0n5
|385 days ago||
Woodpecker's Straddle Squares; worth it or not - 25 replies
Are they worth it or not? http://www.woodpeck.com/ottstraddlesquare.html?et_mid=591914&rid=104964793
|410 days ago||
Woodworking as a hobby - 18 replies
I am posting there here because they are not my projects. Thought you might like to see these. A friend sent them in an email.