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01-27-2010 07:50 AM

Darn! R4511 Top cracked! - 15 replies

I was staining something on my workbench, and glanced just behind the blade guard and looked closer and noticed a hair line crack going all the way from the middle of the throat plate to the edge of the granite. I ran my finger across and it only feels aesthetic. Sadly my pride is damaged though… I don’t really know when this coul...

01-25-2010 09:23 PM

Breadbox problem - 3 replies

Hey guys. My next project right now is a Breadbox, and I have the actual box finished, and now I just need to make the door on the front. I made a mitered frame, and I want to put a groove in the pieces, and add a piece of glass. But how do I go about staining gluing and sanding this? The other option is to just rabbet the pieces and add the ...

01-23-2010 02:56 PM

The splitter saved me! - 13 replies

I was ripping some pine and about halfway through the wood just stopped moving, I tried a little bit more force and after that failed I turned the saw off. Removing the piece of wood from the blade was tough! It was literally stuck to the blade. After pulling it out, the cut closed about halfway. It was clear that the cut released some kind of p...

01-13-2010 01:21 AM

Plywood and Finger joints - 3 replies

I couldn’t find a picture of this anywhere. Does this look bad? We have a big 4×8 1/2” sheet of birch plywood, and I was going to make a bread box for my mother.

01-12-2010 12:49 PM

Ridgid R4511 299$ clearance question - 31 replies

I bought my R4511 like 10 days ago. Will Home Depot match the price difference?

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