What a difference this makes! It took about twenty minutes to do and I am kicking myself for not doing it sooner. The saw when I turn the power switch on is at full speed almost instantly, when it is at 110V it takes a couple of seconds to get up and going. The only thing I had to purchase was the 220 plug, and 1 additional wire nut (already on hand) and your done. If you have been putting off doing this, move it up on your list you will be extremely happy!
The nice thing about using tops made out of baltic birth plywood with veneered tops is that they can just be glued directly to the bases as wood movement isn’t an issue. If the tops were solid wood the top would need to be attached using some mechanism that allowed for wood movement such as floating buttons or figure 8 thingy’s. For me it was a matter of a few simple steps. The first was to take a block plan to the bases and even up all the sides. During glue-up it was inevitab...
Only one more week until the LJ picnic in Arizona on Nov. 7th. Hope all of you can come. Please let me know if you are going to attend, so we can make sure there are enough chairs, food, drinks, etc… Have confirmation from; Gene Howe and wife, SEER and wife, JohnnyMo, and Mike85215. Still waiting to here back from everyone else. Also we will be haveing a Bar-B-Que with, hamburgs, franks, potato and pasta salads. There will be condiments and water, plate cups napkins silverware....
How has the economy affected you being able to woodworking. I’m still able to keep woodworking just not the projects I would real like to build with work being slow I do woodworking as a hobby and now I find it some what of challenge to work on project that are ok to build but just doing it to kill time and keep me in the shop I don’t know but I found for me that when I build a project just to keep busy in the shop I find it hard to get in to it and I was wondering how all of yo...
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In this entry, I’ll cover some design and the construction process for the top. This blog series is not in chronological order but for the ease of reading, I’ll cover all of the top in a single entry as opposed to covering it in a few separate entries. As I wrote in my first entry, I decided to make the top more stable without making the top too thick. I call this “the spine”. The center section of my top is made from 8/4 maple and I decided to put a half-cove on ea...
gots the dado’s all done.gots the blade storage all done.have the cavities for future shelves, all done.tomorrow, will flush the table saw to the miter saw, fine tune the dust collection system, and glue up.FYI: the miter saw is flipped upside down with the 2 4’ outfeed tables from my planer/jointer stand in place during dry fittings.
As you may already know, I’m working together with Ethan on our help pages these days. And now you can review the first outcomes of our work. We’ve published Help Overview and Frequently Asked Questions pages today (link to the Help section is right beside Feel the Pulse link in the header). I think that Ethan did a great job so don’t be too hard on us, please ;) Additional pages containing detailed formatting guides and how-tos will be added soon so stay tuned. This s...
here is a picture of the finish twin bed I built for my niece all paint and located in her freshly painted room bill EwingerBurlington iowa
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