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08-04-2016 09:54 PM on some spam lists - 2 replies

My corporate nanny barfed on a link in a post. The link appeared to be to, but actually went to, who directly or indirectly redirected to The nanny my corporate overlords use is zscalar. I’ve asked them to review the connexity site, but I assume what happened is that some other customer of conn...

02-01-2013 02:26 PM

Loose Tote on used Stanley No 5 - 12 replies

Bought a used Stanley No 5 plane from ebay. Decent price, good transaction, and the plane is in pretty good shape although the blade looks like it was sharpened with a hand file! Anyway, it has a weird problem. The long screw on the tote seems too long – it bottoms out before the handle is tight on the casting. It’s only a litt...

11-20-2012 03:37 PM

Warning - Software Bug in Peachtree Woodworking Order Cart System - 0 replies

If you get the frequent “E-Direct Special” offers from Peachtree, and occasionally order from them, beware of a bug in their ordering system I just encountered. Here is how it went wrong for me: A few weeks ago, they had an offer for some router bits. I started an order, picked out a few bits, put them in the cart, but eventuall...

03-16-2012 05:07 PM

Lee Valley Free Shipping Mar 16 - 26th - 0 replies

Lee Valley is running a free shipping promotion from March 16 – 26 on an order of $40 or more. They do these a couple times a year, but it’s a good time to buy that item you have been wanting

12-10-2011 11:09 PM

Blade Elevation mechanism jammed on Craftsman 113.298240 TS - 6 replies

Help! All of a sudden, the blade elevation mechanism jammed on my (older, Emerson built, contractor) TS.It won’t go up or down at this point. At first it would move in a small range, but doesn’t now. The wheel, it’s shaft, and the worm screw end seem to be fine. There isn’t any sawdust in the worm screw or the elevat...

12-02-2011 01:21 AM

Surfacing after dyeing - 1 reply

I’d like to build a box that has a glue up top/sides, where one of the component parts is a dyed wood, probably oak. I’m expecting that I’ll have to surface the glued up panel (planer and/or sand). Can I do that AFTER dyeing? I’m not too concerned about the edges, I’m mostly concerned about the surface.

03-18-2011 10:22 PM

Lee Valley Free Shipping - 4 replies

Every once in a while Lee Valley offers free shipping. They are doing it again, March 18-28. $40 minimum order to get free shipping.

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