I need a small band saw 9” would suffice and my wife’s family sent me a couple hundred dollars to buy onenow I have the delima of which one to choose.Cant afford a 14” saw and the Skil and Craftsman are my two choices locally.I’m only going to be cutting thin plywood and 1” thick boards with it. Help I don’t know what to do!!!!!
Wow, what a weekend! I spent last Saturday and Sunday learing from Frank Klausz. It was just a 2 day class, but I think we managed to pack a lot into it. Frank is one funny, funny guy! So, here’s my impressions of the class – plus and minus, and a recap of what I learned (at least I think I learned). Overall, the class was excellent. We had 15 students, with varying skill levels. The first part of day one was some background on Frank, and some good tech info on wood, wo...
Home sweet home! We got home last night after spending the rest of the weekend in San Diego. It was a pretty relaxing trip since we didn’t really have anything else planned beyond checking out the college and that was all done by Thursday evening. First off, thank you to all those who commented on my last entry! There were definitely some good points made. In this entry I will give you an overview of my experience and share some of my thoughts. I think writing it down will help ...
It looks like there is a new blog site in town!Kent Shepherd … the first American Dealer of the Torque Workcentre has just posted his new blog at kentshepherd.wordpress.comThis site will give a distinctly American twist to what the Torque Workcentre is all about and how to use it…hints and tips as well as video demonstrations. From what I have read in his first two posts, this site will be well worth bookmarking as Kent brings his own brand of humor to the woodworking community...
For all you table building lovers and woodworkers in general….we recently posted a video up on Youtube on how to build a Table Mission style…You can check it out here and we would love to hear feedback on what you think! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLAe7Ndgybw
I have had this Leigh dovetail jig for more than a year and have yet to tune it so I can use it.From wood stuff 2010When I first got it it was an old D4R so I upgraded the clamp mechanism and added a bit of adhesive sandpaper to the clamp bars.The first couple times that I tried this machine I found that the wood wanted to slide under the clamp bars so I put sandpaper strips to control that .I also had difficulty the 1/4 inch shank bits that I had on hand were sliding out of the collet adapte...
Okay i’ve been asked to show how my shop vac dust deputy system works so here it is. I have the smaller ridgid shop vac from home depot under my ras inside the cabinet stuffed with insulation enough to dampen the noise but still let the motor cool and exhaust as it should. So fan no problems (-: The hose then goes to the dust deputy on the outside rear to the 5 gallon bucket it comes with, out of the top of the cyclone up towards the saws. I have it hooked into the home depot clea...
I don’t know if this is how I was supposed to use this function on LJ but I understood the “buddy” section of the page to be a way to show cast those on LJ that truely inspire me. I saw it as a way to be made aware of when those I have come to respect on this site have posted new work. Also to make them close at hand when I need a dose of inspiration. I have grown in my work to the point that those magizine plans are of little use to me. I go straight for the gallary. I̵...
Here's the link to a short book review of blade-maker Ron Hock’s new book The Perfect Edge. If you’ve read this book I welcome comments and opinions either here or on my blog.
has anyone else picked a speedsand disc applicator i just got mine on tuesday its realy neatb its used too line up the sanding disc to your orbital sander i got the 5inch 5pin for my porter cable sander and im now going to get the 6inch 6pin for my rigid sander i saw it on A Concord carpenter tool blog and it realy works and its MADE IN THE USA not like all the tools in HD & lowes go america
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