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08-08-2015 07:50 PM

Sag in a butcher block? - 5 replies

Hi all, I received an inquiry from a friend for a project for his mom’s kitchen. Basically she wants a large maple, end grain butcher block to cover a glass stove top that is recessed into the kitchen counters. The requested dimensions are roughly 2” x 25” x 37”. The purpose is to have the block sit across the range th...

09-03-2013 04:04 PM

1HP 12" Craftsman Band Saw - 1 reply

I’ve got a 12” Craftsman band saw that my great uncle gave me a little while ago. I’ve used it a few times but I really needed something with a little more resaw capacity. I’m in the process of putting together my new G0555 right now and I need the space in my garage. It’s a good little saw for the garage. It could ...

07-13-2013 07:17 PM

Performax 16/32 adjustment problem? - 9 replies

Hi guys, I was in the market for a drum sander a while ago as the small one I built wasn’t able to do the larger pieces I needed. I scored a great craigslist find on an older Performax 16/32 that was sitting in this nice old man’s garage. The only thing it needed was a new conveyor belt. Anyways, I’ve made all the adjustm...

12-15-2012 04:18 PM

Cure time for blo mix - 7 replies

I apologize if this has been posted elsewhere, but I couldn’t find a direct answer in my searching. I’m finishing up my crib build for my first child (due Jan 10th). The crib is solid cherry. For the finish, I just put on a coat of blo/mineral spirits/varnish (equal parts) to make it pop. I’ve used this mix before on cherry and...

02-12-2012 04:20 AM

Grizzly 0715P - 5 replies

Hi guys. I recently bought a Grizzly G0715P for my birthday. I upgraded from a bosch 4100. I wanted something with a little more power and a better fence. I’ve had the polar bear for a few weeks now and at first it was great. Tonight when I went out to cut a piece of plywood, the saw just completely bogged. When I turned it on, it only sou...

12-12-2011 04:22 AM

Drum Sander Shaft - 7 replies

Hi guys. I’ve been lurking around here for months now and finally decided to post. I’ve seen some awesome projects here by everyone and learned a lot. I’m getting ready to batch out some cutting boards and I’ve been wanting to build a drum sander to help the process. The last cutting board I built took forever to sand the...

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