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11-15-2012 05:36 PM

Good scroll saw blades.. - 6 replies

Hi everyone!!I just purchased a new, used scroll saw. I broke my only blade and looking for some good ones now. Ilike the olson blades, but am confused in what TPI and the thickness is best in a blade. Im going to be doing some tight cutting soon, so what do you all think??Thanks!!-Matthew

05-06-2012 05:50 PM

Go to finish? - 7 replies

Hey guysI’m going to make an box for a customer and am wanting your opinion for a finish. The box is made out of mahogany and its 4’‘x6’’. My favorite finish is a boiled linseed oil thinned with a mineral spirit. but i was wanted a little more build-up in the finish. I don’t really like polyurethane, It looks ...

03-09-2012 01:33 AM

Saw stop bench top saw/whirlwind, Question - 1 reply

Hi Lj’s I’m wondering when the saw stop bench top saw is going to be released? I heard roomers that it was going to be released this summer. When do you guys think it will be out? And have any of you heard of whirlwind? What do you think of it? And when do you think it will be out? Thanks for the help!-WoodWorkingGeek

03-08-2012 09:39 PM

work bench top, clamping question.. - 3 replies

Hi LG’sI’m working on a large work bench top and am at the point that I need to glue up the top. I’m using 2 by 4 stock and the top is 37’’. I do not have big enough clamps. I know I need bigger clamps but don’t feel like buying the now. I’m thinking of a sort of wedging style of clamp. any ideas are app...

12-04-2011 05:59 PM

Band saw blade question - 4 replies

Hi guys I have a 12’’ craftsman band-saw that uses 80’’ blades and I am sick and tired of using thous cheap band saw blades from the home depot! So can you tell me what you use and like? I want about a 3/8’ wide and maybe 3 TPI Blade. I have two band saws so i keep a larger blade on one and a smaller on the other. t...

09-23-2011 02:19 PM

WorkShop flooring question - 7 replies

Hi LJ’s The floor In my new 20’ by 20’ two car garage is very rough concrete. I did some research on garage flooring and found some, But very expensive! The best deal that I found was from sams club. I also looked into Dyycore from ...

08-29-2011 09:00 PM

table saw question... - 15 replies

Hi LJ’s!!I looking into getting a table saw and have a few on cregslist. Now, I’m not looking for anything big or expensive, So these are a few I found. one is a direct drive saw is that something good? The price $80 looks ...

08-17-2011 10:31 PM

Bowl blank question... - 5 replies

I live were I can’t really get many logs for bowl turning, unless I cut down the front yard tree! I keep an eye on craigslist a lot but nothing comes on that often. Where can I get bowl blanks? Or where can I get logs? I do live next to the end of a bike trail would it be Ok if I cut logs there?Thanks for the help!!Matthew

08-17-2011 06:32 PM

My shop page update? - 1 reply

Hi LJ’’s!!I have a question. I just moved an am in a different shop now and want to show it to you all. How can I update my shop page? thanks for the help!!Matthew

08-11-2011 03:41 AM

Raidal arm saw? - 35 replies

Hey LJ’sI keep an eye on cregslist for tools and I have this nice radial arm saw on there!! I did some research and some people say it’s obsolete and dangerous, And some people say the opposite. What do you all have to say? Thanks for the help!!Matthew

06-17-2011 03:41 AM

Bandsaw box sanding question - 5 replies

Not long ago I bought a 12’’ band saw and now I want to make some band saw boxes with the saw. I made a band saw box before and had trouble with saw marks. I tried to sand but after that the fit was not so good. Another thing any tips on finishes, I see these band saw boxes on LJ and I don’t know how they get such a finish!! Gi...

06-03-2011 03:05 AM

Buying a wood lathe chuck - 6 replies

Hi thereI’m going to be buy a wood lathe chuck in the next few days but am having a hard time choosing a good one for me and my lathe. I’m on a budget so I can’t afford some of those ones out there. I am considering this one, What do you all think of it? I...

05-25-2011 05:19 PM

Planer blades??? - 4 replies

Hello I have a 12’’ 1/2’’ planer and the blades on the planer are terribly dull so I looked on sears parts but they no longer sell the blades. I tryed sharpening them but did not secede. So can I buy different planer blades from a different planer such a HFT planer?? And the model number is 351.23373 Thanks for your help...

04-20-2011 10:22 PM

What grits of water stones that I should buy... - 4 replies

I am about to buy water stones from grizzly and am wondering what grits to buy. I already have cheap 200 to 600 grit diamond whetstones. I’m thinking of getting 1000 and 6000. Tell me your advice so I don’t make any mistakes Thanks -WoodWorkingGeek

04-05-2011 02:23 PM

bandsaw riser block - 3 replies

Hi everyone!!I am getting the HF 14’’ band saw after studying about it and came to conclusion that it’s OK. So I was wondering if a grizzly riser block fit a HF band saw? Or does any one of you know if HF sell riser blocks? I want to have maximum re-saw capacity on my saw.Thanks-WoodWorkingGeek

03-31-2011 12:33 AM

harbor freight thickness planer - 10 replies

I’m thinking of buying the harbor freight 12’’ thickness planer and wondering if any one know if it has snipe? I recently read the article on and found out that almost all cheap thickness planers have snipe. The reviews on the harbor freight website are 4 1/2 star. I just wanted to make sure before I buy it!!Thanks...

03-10-2011 03:45 AM

sunhill machinery - 3 replies

Hello to all my fellow lumber jocks!!!I just had a quick question, that is what is sunhill machinery web site? I did a google search but didn’t find there web-site. I interested In there 6’’ joiner and planer.Thanks for your answers!!- Matthew

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