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Tweaking the Leigh Dovetail jig for my shop (DR4)- upgraded

03-14-2010 05:19 PM by Bob #2 | 13 comments »

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...

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Shop vac dust deputy system w/ blast gates

03-12-2010 10:34 PM by Canadian Woodworks | 2 comments »

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...

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Respect

03-08-2010 07:58 AM by Rogue | 1 comment »

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...

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Blog Posts #6: Book Review: The Perfect Edge, by Ron Hock

03-08-2010 06:03 AM by JSZ | 0 comments »

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.

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new hand tool

03-04-2010 10:05 PM by buzz1956 | 2 comments »

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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Rockler Bench Cookie Challenge

03-01-2010 05:10 PM by Kerry Drake | 6 comments »

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Getting some new tools tomorrow,Chuck,adapters for finnishing bowls

02-28-2010 05:58 PM by peruturner | 7 comments »

Well this is my first blog,tomorrow getting the PSI Barracuda chuck(1-8”) with the cole jaws set and a cuple of extra jaws for it Ill post a review with pict probably tomorrow nigth

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First Walnut Table HELP ME!!!!!

02-26-2010 11:44 PM by nattnaifeh | 7 comments »

I have a Walnut table top I have put attached to the frame. What are your thoughts for a finish, what should I use. I don’t want to worry about water spots or something warm being put on it and the finish peeling up. This is really far out of my league I have never built anything like this I just need some great advice please!!!![IMG]http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae37/nattnaifeh/table2.jpg[/IMG]http://i955.photobucket.com/albums/ae37/nattnaifeh/table2.jpg

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Arizona LJ's Picnic, 1 More Week!!!!

02-21-2010 03:32 AM by scrappy | 5 comments »

Calling al LJ’s in the Arizona are, Our LJ picnic is 1 week away. Feb 27th 10AM till 2PM Saturday. WoodWorkers Source645 W. Elliot Rd.Tempe, AZ 85284480-355-5090 Come one Come all and lets all have a lot of fun! Scrappy See Forum Topic here for more info.

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My Tools #2: My Christmas present from mom finally arrived!

02-17-2010 05:22 AM by Gary Fixler | 11 comments »

It’s the JET – JSG-96CS: 6’’ x 48’’ Belt / 9’’ Disc Sander w/ Closed Stand, 3/4HP 1Ph, 115V. It arrived by pallet in two boxes: Right away the 3/4HP motor and belt seemed bigger than I’d imagined this past year or two (this has been on my wishlist for awhile now). I had even scaled up my mental image, but it was still bigger than I thought: The closed stand is a very thick sheet metal, and heavier than I expected. It was a...

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