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08-15-2018 03:13 AM

Greco magnum spray rig? - 6 replies

I finally broke down and bought supposedly a good airless spray rig. I’ve always used the cheaper Wagner type guns that didn’t last over a year or so and was thrown away just to buy another one that dripped and splattered paint everywhere until it quit. Any way the question is, what do I use to clean it with after using oil base stai...

03-08-2018 08:58 PM

Walnut burl veneer? - 10 replies

I’m wanting to build a clock and use some veneer on the sides. I’ve never used any veneer before and was wondering what kind of glue to use and if I needed any special tools. The peices will be about 8ins. Wide and 12 to 14 ins. Long. I’ll be gluing it to black walnut wood. Im doing that because the walnut I have to use just do...

02-02-2018 02:19 PM

New router plane - 5 replies

A couple of weeks ago I was trying to buy a Stanley 71 router plane off Ebay. After bidding on about 5 different planes I gave up. It seems that the old Stanley are going for the same price as a new Veritas plane if they are in real good shape. After putting in a maximum bid of 75.00 for one in fair shape I lost out for a winning bid of over a ...

01-13-2018 04:41 AM

What are these Stanley tools ? - 7 replies

I saw these and was wondering what they are. I know what a marking gage or knife is, it’s the others that stumped me.Thanks Gerald

01-09-2018 07:11 AM

Cowryman router plane? - 1 reply

Has anyone ever used one of these? I’m looking for something not to expensive to clean up rabbits and small dad is. I usually use a chisel when doing this but sometimes it’s not easy. I looked around and haven’t found anything from wood craft that was not to expensive.. I want be using it very much and don’t really want t...

12-25-2017 09:44 PM

Ryobi tools - 17 replies

I treated my self to a new ryobi tool set , or i might say I’ve got one ordered. I was looking for a battery operated pin nailer when I ran across a 5 tool set at HD for 199.00 I believe it was. The Nailers are running about that themselfs. I’ve never used ryobi and hope they’re pretty good tools. I got a drill, nailer, flash...

12-15-2017 04:21 AM

Sawstop sold? - 8 replies

Anyone heard this? TTS Tooltechnic Systems AG & Co. KG a German third-generation family-owned co. Buys Sawstop.Gerald

12-10-2017 06:11 PM

Vapor barrier for metal roof? - 9 replies

I’m trying to figure out how or what to install for a vapor barrier on the underside of the roof in my shop. I want use 1/2” styrofoam like they wrap a house with, but someone told me that it wouldn’t work. My idea was to strip the underside with 1×4” lumber and glue or staple the foam to it, them tape. It would gi...

11-13-2017 04:03 PM

12in. Jointer? - 11 replies

Found a grizzly G9860ZX 12 in jointer with spril cutter head an mobil base for 2500.00. It’s been used for 18 months and supposed to be in perfect shape. Cutter’s have never been rotated and said to be perfect condition. Is this a good machine to own or should I keep looking for an 8 in. I’d have to drive round trip about 400 m...

11-05-2017 04:43 AM

New pflux up an running - 3 replies

Finally got my new 3 HP pflux built and some of the pipe run, enough to try it out. The unit was actually fun for me to put together. I watched the video and had no trouble at all. Out of all the screws, nuts and bolts that came with it I used every one of them, didn’t have to use one screw of mine and did not have even a small sheet metal...

10-28-2017 06:00 PM

4 an 6 in. Blast Gates? - 6 replies

I’m in the process of piping a dc for the shop an was wanting to know which blast Gates were better. I have a couple of metal Gates but will need a lot more. What’s your opinion on which to buy. Gerald

10-25-2017 04:46 PM

More about collecting Dust? - 3 replies

After looking and reading all the reviews on the entire web I finally decided that know one knew which Dust Collector was best or would even work. From Grizzly to Oneida I could not find one that was supposed to do the job. After a hard decision I ordered the 3 HP pflux, not because of reviews, some good some bad, but because I wanted an liked...

10-12-2017 06:22 PM

2hp vs 3hp pflux Laguna DC? - 5 replies

I’m looking mighty hard at the Laguna pflux DC. Question is should I go ahead and get the 3 HP unit for 270.00 more than the 2hp? 2hp 1980.003hp 2250.00Shipping 75.00 Also has there been any problems with these new units, I heard that they had some problems with them picking up wood out of the Bin when you turned them on an it just swir...

08-30-2017 08:08 PM

New Grizzly Jointer - 10 replies

I can’t believe it but my new grizzly jointer should be here in a couple weeks. I ordered this thing May 8th and have been waiting for some time now. I was getting ready to cancel the order so I called them and was told the news. To my surprise they said they would uncrate it, inspect an run it before they shipped it to me. I was also t...

07-19-2017 02:47 PM

Router bits? - 46 replies

I’m looking for some router bits and found this set. For 175.00. I have very few bits and have never used MLS bits so I wanted to know if they are any good or not. They come 1/2” or 1/4” shaft same price.. Set contains the following 66 Bits and wood case: • 8 Straight (1/4”, 5/16”, 3/8”, 7/16”, 1/2...

04-11-2017 03:54 AM

Nova comet lathe - 6 replies

Are these lathes any good, or worth the money? Ive been wanting to get something to turn some spindles with and maybe some bowels later on. Saw this on amazon for 475.00 and free shipping. Don’t know if it’s big enough or not, really don’t know anything about turning except what I’ve read here.Thank Gerald

03-27-2017 03:59 PM

Unisaw parts - 1 reply

A while back I was using my unisaw with a dado blade, and the blade started moving down by its self. I hadn’t had any problem with it until I used the dado so never worried about the locking knobs that were missing when I bought it. After looking around I found this site. http://www.sawcenter.com/index.html . Looking over it I saw that the...

03-19-2017 08:41 PM

Laguna lathe - 1 reply

Is this laguna 18/47 platinum series lathe worth 1800.00? Im not sure how old it is and don’t know if it’s made anymore, jus saw it for sale and was thinking. It’s supposed to be in good shape, owner says he dosent use it any more.

03-18-2017 05:41 PM

Titebond ? - 11 replies

I’m jointing 2 pcs of oak wood. One pc. Has been finished with BLO and the other is raw wood. Will the joint hold using titebond2? Do I need to try an get the BLO off?Thanks

03-13-2017 02:20 PM

Yoshihito cherry - 6 replies

Is this wood good for anything? I have one that’s about 14 to 16 in. Thick that I’m going to cut. Over the years I’ve let it go without pruning it an it’s gotten out of shape. I’ve been looking at lathes an was thinking I might use it for bowels or just to practice with when I get one. Gerald

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