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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 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.

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.

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