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|08-05-2015 07:48 PM||
Dresser question - 3 replies
I am planning out an upcoming dresser build and could use some information / direction. It’s a simple chest of drawers with an internal frame. The runners will sit in a grove in the sides. Stretchers mortised to the runners. My question is: which parts get glue and which do not, considering seasonal movement. I thought I saw this covere...
|12-22-2014 03:43 PM||
Wanted: FWW #222 with Nick Offerman - 3 replies
Looking to pick up the FWW issue # 222. I can’t find it on eBay so I thought I’d reach out here. Feel free to PM me any private details: shipping; payment; etc. thanks for looking,Merry Christmas David
|02-14-2014 05:42 PM||
g0490 pulley question - 3 replies
Grizz sent me a new motor pulley since the one that my jointer arrived with was not installed properly. I removed the 2 set screws and rectangular key, but do not know how to remove the pulley from the shaft. Their “help” line is closed so I was wondering if anyone has done this procedure. I would really appreciate some info ...
|02-13-2014 06:01 PM||
Design Review - 6 replies
Hey gang, I woke up last night and started thinking about an upcoming project – couldn’t sleep so I thought I would ask for some design input. I am getting ready to start a stool for use at my bench. This design fits in with my overall mid century aesthetic and has a Danish cord seat woven on the top. I have drawn it with 5/4 ma...
|01-31-2014 11:57 PM||
Grizzly; a break up letter - 29 replies
Dear Grizzly, Welcome to dumpsville. Population: you. We had great times when I bought my table saw. I had incredible luck, looking back at it now. A machine that worked. Since then, I have had a G0452 jointer which was to terrible I wouldn’t even sell it on Craigslist. Like a complete Rube I was foolish enough to replace it with ...
|11-25-2013 01:15 AM||
Making a marking knife questions - 2 replies
Hey gang;Couple questions on making a marking knife. I have been looking at some posted here and like the two brass rods through the blade and body. Questions are related to that aspect: 1: where do you get the rods?2: how do you trim them up flush or slightly counter sunk? I did a search and see tons of great info on design, glue ups an...
|11-23-2013 06:08 PM||
8" jointer use question - 5 replies
Hey guys, I’m upgrading to an 8” jointer and have a methodology question. Actually mabe it’s just a general glue up question. I do a lot of edge to edge glue ups to make large panels for furniture. Given that wider boards tend to warp / cup and move more, do those of you with an 8” jointer find that you will use a full...
|02-25-2013 02:42 AM||
Jointer setup woes and question. - 6 replies
I am setting up my Grizzly G0452 jointer and am having a hard time getting the tables set or coplanar. I have a starrett 50” straight edge and a couple sets of feeler gauges. My out feed table seems good to go so I am working from there. The cutter end of the infeed table is dead even with the out feed. The other end of the infeed droops ...
|02-04-2013 01:05 AM||
Anti rust posting awhile back - 2 replies
I remember someone posting no too long ago that they built a cover for a jointer(?) and lined the inside with a product that off gasses an anti corrosion vapor. Can anyone remember this or point me in the right direction if I am mis-remembering? Thanks!
|02-03-2013 03:41 AM||
I won I won - tool gloat - 13 replies
I finally went and joined the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association this week. I bought a few raffle tickets before the meeting and ended up winning a prize – Lie Nielsen low angle block plane. Not only had I recently drooled over this but it’s also my first plane. Now I just need to learn how to set it up and use it properly!
|01-30-2013 10:06 PM||
Old-ish hand tool I.d. - 2 replies
My buddy is in New England for a family function and sent me some pics of tools his family has kept for a time. I understand his early family had Boston wood working ties. If I can upload these photos I’d like to see what you all know of these. Just for info purposes. The clamp is all wood including the screw. Plane knives marked ...
|01-16-2013 05:55 AM||
Book recommendation? Case goods. - 2 replies
I am looking for a good book on constructing case goods such as dressers and credenzas. I build mid century furniture for my house and want to move up to bigger projects. I want to make sure I have the concepts right in terms of backs and getting interior pieces assembled correctly (considering seasonal movement). I have done a fair bit o...
|01-15-2013 04:55 AM||
Triton routers: 2hp or 3hp - 33 replies
Hi gang All of the reviews on the Triton routers have aged a bit so I wanted to solicit input on the MOF001 2.25hp and TRA001 3.25 routers. I will be mounting in a table so the above table adjustments are appealing. If you have either or both and any info to share that could help me decide between the two models I would appreciate it. Thanks.
|01-02-2013 02:01 AM||
Turners in San Diego? - 1 reply
Hey Gang, I wanted to know if there are any experienced turners in the San Diego area that would take a commission to make some dowel and tapered legs out of walnut. I make mid century furniture for my home (not for sale) and I am always looking to shop local. In the past I have used www.tablelegs.com. I was unhappy with them for two rea...
|12-30-2012 03:31 AM||
Grizzly 10% coupon out there? - 2 replies
Well with only a few days left in the year my wife gave me the go ahead on a jointer which I badly need. I wanted to see if anyone had a 10% promo code that they wouldn’t be using before the end of the year. I sure would appreciate it. PM me if you can share. Thanks.
|08-14-2012 02:23 AM||
Evapo rust - how I ruined my Tablesaw. - 13 replies
Having seen the great reviews on here for Evapo Rust I thought I’d give it a try. First time I followed the manufacturers instructions and had a complete green and black mess. Second try I used old tee shirt material and covered it, checking in on the progress. Much like the first try my saw is almost completely black. Im so mad I could ...
|08-11-2012 01:13 AM||
220v electrical question - 17 replies
We bought our house a year ago amd I’m getting the itch to run 220 to the shop. The previous owners had a hot tub out back with a 220 line and sub panel for it. In my main box I’ve got what I think is a double 50 amp single pole breaker. I’ve heard that these are often run with double hots. My question is: Can I pull the li...
|07-30-2012 03:02 AM||
Jointer table true up - 2 replies
I was wondering if anyone has seen a good source of info on getting jointer tables co-planerl. I’m talking the non parallelogram tables. I think I understand the concept, but sure would like diagrams or photos. The manuals I have looked at don’t seem to have anything substantive. I’m not sure where to shim and how. Thanks in ad...
|07-21-2012 03:49 PM||
Delta Jointer 52-877 info? - 1 reply
Found this listing on the old Craigslist and was thinking of checking it out. A google search turned up literally nothing. Was wondering if anyone has this machine or insight into it. Thanks. http://inlandempire.craigslist.org/tls/3147796724.html
|05-19-2012 01:20 AM||
Festool CT Mini and TS? - 6 replies
Does anyone out there use a Festool CT Mini for dust extraction on their tablesaw? I would love to hear what you all think of that if you have had the experience and if it was a positive one. Thanks in advance.