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|171 days ago||
Cleaning Clamps - 18 replies
Does anyone have a good method of removing glue from clamps?
|183 days ago||
Hand Tool Cabinet. - 10 replies
I am in the beginning phase of making a hand tool cabinet. I have most of it mapped out but should I store the the planes horizontal or vertical? My current plane till is vertical and I like ease to get to them but it does not seem as space efficient. Any thoughts, ideas or suggestions?
|359 days ago||
Articulating Arm Hollowing System Bearings - 3 replies
I am planning on making Articulating Arm Hollowing System similar to Captains Eddies Snake Hollower or the Monster Hollowing System. I have most of it planned out but I need some assistance in figuring out what bearing I should use in the joints. I have come up with the three options below, please let me know what you think? http://www.amazo...
|441 days ago||
Band Saw Frame Flexing - 2 replies
I have a 14” Ridgid Band and will soon get a 1.5HP (17amp) motor to upgrade from 3/4HP that I have now. But in talking to a couple a people about adding a riser block to it they warned me of the frame flexing. I use the band saw for general cuts, rounding turning blanks and some resawing. Has anyone had issues with a riser block and fram...
|462 days ago||
Modifying Dust Collection System - 12 replies
I am looking to improve my dust collection, right now I have a HF 2HP DC. I like the unit but I hate changing the bag and in my 9’ x 11’ shop it takes up valuable floor space. Here is my solution: I would like to modify the system by mounting the DC motor to the wall and connecting it to a Spun Bond Cartridge Filter (http://www.oneida-air.co...
|649 days ago||
Separator Vs Cyclone - 9 replies
what is the performance/functional difference cyclone and DC with a separator?
|692 days ago||
Wet Stone Sharpening - 7 replies
I just ordered Grizzly Wet Grinder . My question is will I need to still use my waters stones for plane irons and chisels?
|863 days ago||
Rectanglar Dust Separator - 19 replies
I love my Harbor Freight Dust Collector, but I hate changing the lower bag on the unit. This is mostly due to my laziness and the cost of the bags. The easy solution to this would be to add a dust separator. My issue with that solution is space. I have a small shop and have 19” of space between my bench (that is another project I have yet to ...
|921 days ago||
Grinding Hand Plane Iron - 4 replies
I currently have a plane iron, Millers Fall Jack, where the bevel is not 90 degrees. Its about 12 degrees off. So I got myself a bench grinder (Ryobi 8”), I plan on purchasing a white oxide grinder wheel to grind the bevel straight and put a heavy camber on it. So my question is what is the best grit to get? Also if you have any jigs ...