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164 days ago

Was just given a Shopsmith Mark V starting year serial number 1954 - 6 replies

I had a pretty fully furnished shop already with the exception of a lathe so that will be the first thing I use this for. I know people have mixed opinions about an all in one tool but for the most part it will be a second tool for everything I’ve got, a dedicated dado tablesaw maybe? Anyway, it works great and was well taken care of s...

243 days ago

What is your "go to" measuring device - 39 replies

I seem to always reach for my tape measure, not sure why. I know some of my squares only have 1/8”, not 1/16”. I feel like I’m missing a tool that would work best for making smallish layout lines. Combination square?

267 days ago

Need a wireless headset to listen to podcasts in the shop - 4 replies

I like listening to podcasts in the shop but I can’t hear it over the noise most of the time, especially sanding when I need the distraction most. I’ve tried earbuds butt you get a little sweaty and they fall out. I also don’t like to keep my iphone in my pocket because I’m afraid I’ll crush it trying to lift or s...

267 days ago

Suggestions on wireless bluetooth headphones - 10 replies

I like listening to podcasts in the shop but I can’t hear it over the noise most of the time, especially sanding when I need the distraction most. I’ve tried earbuds butt you get a little sweaty and they fall out. I also don’t like to keep my iphone in my pocket because I’m afraid I’ll crush it trying to lift or s...

2507 days ago

Question: How to even out stain - 10 replies

Without getting into too much back story, I have a tabletop that I’ve stained with a dye/den-alcohol mix and because it dries so fast it didn’t go on very evenly. I have to use this mix in order to match the color of the rest of the table but I’m kind of at a loss on how to get an even finish on the top. Does anyone have any ...

2519 days ago

question: how to finish small pieces - 19 replies

Hello everyone, I have a question about finishing. I am making some drink coasters, just small wooden disks, and am having a difficult time with the finishing. I’m using an amber shellac and no matter how I try to apply it, i get dripping over the edge, or onto the underside, or it sticks the piece to the bench. I need to be able to ...


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