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266 days ago

Woodsmith Magazine back issues now online - 5 replies

FYI those of you that have purchased the woodsmith TV series DVD collections. can now access all the back issues of the magazine on line. Check into Woodsmith.com/back issue libarary. If you subscribe to the magazine or have the DVD collection the back issues are free. You can search all issues and print out step by step plansWalt

279 days ago

Need plans for a magazine rack - 1 reply

My wife( financial backer) has requested a magazine rack. I would like to make one that would hold magazines and a laptop computer. Anyone have a source of good plans for this project?Walt

308 days ago

Free fish - 1 reply

My daughter just bought a home with a Koi pond and wants to remove she has 18 Koi and two catfish in the pond they are FREE to anyone who wants them. They are located in the Wilmington DE. area If interested let me know and I will get you in touch with her.Walt

549 days ago

Questions about recently obtained lathe - 9 replies

I have recently obtained a 12 in variable seeed wood lathe. (Delta 46-700) with the ser# 92D97878. I have thired to get information on the lathe and have been able to get a Instruction manual but none of the pictures in the manual match the lathe I have. It appears to be a Delta 46 700 Bench model lathe but it is mounted on a stand and does n...

719 days ago

woodsmith shop on PBS FYI - 0 replies

I just recieved an E-Mail from WHYY Philadelphia stateing that they will be airing Season Six of the woodshmith shop on September 29th Actual time is not yet firmed up but for all of you in the WHYY viewing area keep this day in mind. I have seen the previews and it looks like a great season for beginners and oldtime wood workers.

750 days ago

Season Six of the Woodsmith shop - 3 replies

FYI to all Season 6 of woodsmith shop are now being made please contact your local PBS station and request that they air this program. It is much better than the normal type of woodcraft shows.Walt

1244 days ago

Router base material - 4 replies

I have recently obtained a dove tail jig and collar set. The Jig is made for a 7/16 collar and 1/2 in dove tail bit. I have all the parts but the router I have will need a different base to accommodate the brass collar. Just for information what is the best material to use. I was considering hardboard1/8 inch. Any suggestions would be appriciated

1347 days ago

Replacing wooden drawer guides with metal slides - 4 replies

I am reconditioning a shop cabinet that has wooden drawer glides that are broken. I have enough space for a metal guide but the drawer is 15 inches deep and I can only seem to find 14 or 16 inche guides. Any suggestion welcome

1351 days ago

Miter Gauge malfunction - 10 replies

I have a delta contractors saw that is 2 yrs old and recently when attempting a 45 Degree cut for a picture frame. I began to have trouble keeping the angle consistant. After rechecking for the 4th time I discovered that the handle meant for locking the gauge in place would not tighten completly. Turning it I could feel it start to tighten the...

1356 days ago

Lee valley Tool box trays - 10 replies

First senior moment:Today I got a e-mail notification and in that a LJ listed the web site for lee valley tool box trays. These are now being sold again. I went there and it is a great buy and very useful Who ever sent it THANK YOU http://leevalley.com/US/wood/page.aspx?p=46037&cat=1,43326 That is is site and these provide excelle...

1378 days ago

Hinges and MDF - 7 replies

I am in the process of building a shop air cleaner. The plans call for a sliding bottom to remove the filters. I have altered this because I want full acces to the filters and the fan for cleaning.The top and sides are made from 3/4 inch MDF. I am installing weather stripping on the bottom to allow for a trap door arrangement and still provide a...

1399 days ago

Christmas tree ornament patterns - 5 replies

Does anyone have a good source for scroll saw patterns for Christmas tree ornaments?

1400 days ago

Routing a rabbit in MDF - 11 replies

I am in the process of making a sanding vacume box. The plans call for a box of 3/4 MDG with a perferated top secured to the top with screws. I would like to place a recessed set of pererated boards to make the project better. However I did assemble the box before I cut the rabbit. I was wondering if I could safely use a trim router with a rabb...

1433 days ago

MDF splitting - 8 replies

I have been building a shop table project that has MDF as a frame. The plans called for butt joint, screwed and glued but even though I predrilled and used wax on the screws I still had some splitting of the end of the MDF piece. Is there a good way to prevent thisWalt447


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