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|26 days ago||
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...
|27 days ago||
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...
|299 days ago||
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 ...
|320 days ago||
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!
|321 days ago||
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!
|324 days ago||
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 ...
|339 days ago||
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...
|340 days ago||
Triton routers: 2hp or 3hp - 21 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.
|353 days ago||
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...
|356 days ago||
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.
|494 days ago||
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 ...
|497 days ago||
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...
|509 days ago||
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...
|517 days ago||
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
|581 days ago||
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.
|584 days ago||
Rigid JP06000 Jointer Information - 10 replies
Does anyone on here have a Rigid JP06000? I am going to look at one in a few days and wanted to get your opinions on the machine. Thanks in advance.
|607 days ago||
Riving Knife Alignment; Grizzly G0715P Question - 13 replies
Hi all, While cutting the plywood today for my bathroom vanity I encountered a problem with my riving knife. I have a Grizzly G0715P with a Forrest WW2 thin kerf blade. I remember seeing others on here had the same combo. I just got my saw and set it up a week ago. When pushing wider stock through I would hit the riving knife every time a...
|612 days ago||
Recreating an end table box - joint discussion - 8 replies
I have been wracking my brain about this end table since I stumbled upon it at modernconscience.com I want to try and re-create the box portion, I already have the Eames leg bases. My question stems from the mitered corners. This is solid walnut with what appears to be some sort of very small reinforcement or concealment of the endgrain. I l...
|617 days ago||
How to Mortise a Dowel - 5 replies
I am looking to re-create an iconic mid century planter, but could use some help. I am hoping to buy pre turned dowels and cutting the cross pieces myself. Question is: How to mortise these dowels to accept the cross supports? I do not have a router so I am trying to figure out how to make a jig to keep the dowels in one spot while mortisin...
|627 days ago||
Design Question; Wood to Counter - 3 replies
Ok, so I am in the midst of designing my bathroom vanity in a mid-century modern style. It is 48” long with six drawers, pretty standard. Basically its 3 boxes 18”,12”,18” with an applied end and bottom. I am going to add 2 sliding wood doors in a wooden track (from rockler) to the front to hide some of the face. The ...