How do you pickup a tablesaw by yourself? Here’s what I did. The mobile base was a piece of trash when I bought this. The former owner said he had nothing but trouble with it. I replaced the lift caster, and it almost worked, but didn’t last. I finally went and got the Rockler all terrain mobile base,and the B set of extensions. http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=21257&filter=mobile%20base I cut a 4×4 in half, and placed them crossways under the table...
Here is the mock up of the door and drawer fronts for the kitchen cabinets. These are paint grade cabinets and will be finished in white with a dark gray glaze to highlight the profile grooves. I am looking for the cabinet guys to critique the proportions, drawer and door placement and anything else that looks wrong :/ This is my first Cabinet job that i am being paid for and i don’t want it to have to be redone in a year or 2 because i made some idiotic mistake!Anyway the cabinet pictu...
Revamping and Updating my Old Shop #4: Tuning up, and a tiny project done, with an outrageous time expenditure......, I'll never learn
I was hoping to be further along this weekend in my quest to become a real woodworker. You know, real woodworkers have real shops…..... And I was going to talk about my plans for the real shop…that’s what real woodworkers do…I know…I have learned that on Lumberjocks. Well, just like when I found out I needed a new radial arm saw table, shop maintenance took precedence. That project, where I was forced to retune the radial arm saw, brought to mind some basic need...
Hello all. i’m a fairly new wood worker, trying to grow and become even better as all of us are. At this point in time i’m honing my skills by making cutting boards. I’m always interested in new ideas to make. as soon as i get pic on the computer i will be able to share.
Hip, Hip, Hoorayyy! I’ve been a Lumberjock 3 + years today. Gosh, where has time gone. I got to tell you all this, I can’t think of one person on this site I dislike. This is the GREATEST BUNCH OF PEOPLE I’VE EVER BEEN ASSOCIATED WITH. I mean that from the bottom of my heart. You all are the greatest. I feel like I’m apart of a huge family and I already have 7 brothers and sisters. I don’t want to single out any certain people, but you know who you are, you have ...
Falling BehindThe class is about halfway through with an agenda of the following:Sharpen four chiselsSharpen a card scraperTune and Sharpen a Smooth PlaneTune and Sharpen a block planeS4S boards with hand toolsCut DovetailsMake dovetailed box with mortise and tenon handle. So far we have finished our chisels and card scraper and worked a bit with the chisels. Our instructor has given demos on how to tune a plane as well. Sharpening A Card ScraperFor the last two weeks Kristin and I have...
I just made a new addition to my shop I up graded my jointer. My old one is a 4” craftsman that was my Dad’s it is almost as old as I am, I think that the only reason I didn’t up grade sooner is because it was my Dad’s, but I final gave in and started looking on CL. after about a month of calling on jointers that I was interested in and being told “sorry I just sold it”, it happend I answered an add for a powermatic 6” long bed model 54A for $650.00 after doing a quick web search to see if it...
Friday last week Aaron [from Torque Workcentes] and I flew down to Melbourne Just over 1,000 miles as the plane flies… lolThis was to attend the Alternate Wood Show held at the Woodworkers Warehouse in Braeside, a suburb of Melbourne to promote the Torque Work centre. Had a lot of interest in the Wee Beastie.. and my boards… I took a small amount to show off.. Lots of comments and requests for info about how to make them… I gave out cards and told them all to go Lumberjock...
I built this fold down outfeed talbe about two years ago and it still going strong. I give the design credit to Jim Becker at http://sawsndust.com/p-outfeed.htm He provides a plan sheet on his website. I did modify his design a bit to suite my needs. This is what I had in mind when I started to think about the project. I just happened upon Jim’s site, and I’m glad I did. He attached the OFT using 45 degree supports attached to the back of his TS, to eliminate those pesk...
she did well on the explanation and things went great, but unfortunatly after lunch she had to be taken to the hospital in ambulance , she had a major asthma attack, but she is at home and fine now, and looking forward to her next project, thanks for looking and responding guys
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