LumberJocks

dakotawood's Forum Topics

  • Advertise with us
View dakotawood's:homeworkshopprojects (20)blog (1)reviews (0)forum topics (11)buddies (11)favorites (61)activity logWatch
11-25-2012 12:21 AM

Mayday, Mayday - help with HC Dovetails - 5 replies

I’m getting set to cut my first hand cut dovetails. I’m cutting them on a bookcase where the sides join the top. My question is a matter of logistics. I plan on cutting tails first (on the top board). The thing I can’t figure out is how do I transfer my tails to the pin board when the pin board is 51” tall. My bench is ob...

12-21-2011 03:41 PM

Mitersaw Dust Coll: shop vac vs. dust collector - 5 replies

For everyone that has a mitersaw station with some sort of dust collection, do you prefer using your dust collector or shop vac? I have a d/c and can easily add another blast gate for a mitersaw station. Or I can easily buy another shop vac to house inside my future mitersaw station cabinet. The plus of the d/c would be a far superior suct...

11-25-2010 04:51 PM

Sanding Plywood - 5 replies

Alright, silly straight forward question here: What’s the best technique for sanding plywood? I’m thinking it’s already a relatively smooth surface, so would you start with a higher grit? Hand sand or random orbit? I’m afraid of getting carried away with a random orbit and going too deep. Any and all thoughts apprec...

11-18-2010 05:05 AM

Whisperer's Assembly Table: Brand of paddle/toggle switch? - 6 replies

Anyone know what brand the paddle/toggle switch Marc uses on his assembly table build? He uses this to plug his compressor into. Thanks for any help!

11-13-2010 11:35 PM

Round-up: How Many Bandsaw Blades Do You Own? - 9 replies

I’m very new to the bandsaw. I have the Rikon 14” Deluxe model bandsaw. I own the factory blade that came with it (5/8”), which I just found out that it really really sucks. I also own a 1/4” and 3/16” blades. It seems like there are so many different blade choices out there. So, how many blades do you have and w...

11-04-2010 03:50 AM

Good Buy on Parallel Clamps? - 3 replies

Anyone know of any sales right now on parallel clamps?

11-03-2010 07:09 PM

Wood Whisperer Assembly Table Question - 8 replies

I will soon embark on Spagnuolo’s assembly table. I have one question regarding the full overlay plywood doors. When making a door with just ply (no frame and panel construction), will that plywood door warp over time? When finishing the project, should I seal the door on all sides? Would that help prevent warping? One more thing ...

10-31-2010 07:09 AM

Anyone using SawStop overarm dust collection? - 7 replies

Alright, this is a special occasion. I am formally telling the public that I just received my brand spankin’ new SawStop PCS 3hp. It’s so shiny… too shiny. I purchased the overarm dust collection, but haven’t got it out of the box. After playing around with the blade guard, I am not falling in love with it. I’m t...

10-19-2010 08:25 PM

What's your fav circ saw for truing sheet goods? - 15 replies

I’m in the market for a nice circular saw mainly to help give me one straight edge on sheet goods. I see norm uses that worm drive PC trim saw. It sure appears like it makes a nice cut, but I’m not sure I want to drop $225. What’s everyone’s answers: 1. Circ saw or trim saw?2. Corded or cordless?3. Brand and model? ...

10-16-2010 06:17 AM

Search Bar - 4 replies

I’m new to LJ. I was wanting to search the forum topics for a certain thing. I can’t seem to find a search engine for the forums. Is there one??

10-16-2010 06:13 AM

Shop Casters - 21 replies

Anyone have a good recommendation for casters for shop projects, such as an assembly table? I don’t want cheapo quality, but I don’t want to pay an arm and a leg either. Thanks for any help.


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase