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255 days ago

What size router bit - 4 replies

I am getting the Dewalt 611 combo for Christmas and I am trying to figure out how large of a straight bit I should get for the plunge base for routing out medallion inlays in box lids. I know they make some pretty big ones but do those put too much strain on the shank? So far all my searches on google and on here have have come up empty so if th...

266 days ago

looking into second router - 16 replies

I currently have a PC 892 in my router table. My father-in-law wants to know what I want for christmas and I was thinking of getting a second router. I do not plan on using it with very large bits. Thinking about the PC 690 combo one with the fixed/plunge bases. Any disadvantage going with a fixed speed? Any others you guys would recommend?...

362 days ago

Grizzly Bandsaw Tension Knob - 10 replies

I got my new bandsaw earlier this week, a G0555LANV. After unpacking it I found that the plastic tension knob on top was shattered into 100 pieces. I contacted Grizzly about it and they are going to send me a new tension bolt. The part comes as the bolt and the knob. I believe this is because there is, or was, a hole in the side of the knob and ...

367 days ago

Angle Grinding - 3 replies

I have seen quite a few of the angle grinder boxes, I guess that is what they are called. I tried searching the forums and no luck. I am unable to find anything online. It is something I might want to try but I have no idea how to get started. What kind of wheels to use? Is there a speed that is better than others? Are there any tricks to it? An...

392 days ago

Thoughts on this table saw - 12 replies

I am in the market to upgrade my current table saw which is a direct drive craftsman. 220v is not an option unfortunately, I live in military housing and they wont let me run it or even pay to get it run. I have been doing the craigslist search and came across this one http://ventura.craigslist.org/tls/3957318440.html Before I drive to see...

424 days ago

How do you measure 90 - 76 replies

What do you guys and gals use to ensure your table saw blade is at 90 degrees and not one or two degrees off? Thanks.

426 days ago

Great Clamps for Cheap - 7 replies

Took a trip up to Washington to see family and friends. In my hometown is a Bi-Mart. My parents rave about it. We went in and I found Bessey bar clamps for a great deal. 2 1/2” 36” bar clamps for $10.59, 24” for under $10 and 18” and 12” for under $8 a each. If you are near a Bi-Mart in Washington Oregon or Idaho I ...

444 days ago

Improvements for this table saw - 6 replies

My father is going to give me his old table saw. He didnt really use it much and it is in pretty good condition. This isnt a picture of his saw but it is this model. What would be the best improvments for it, ie. new fence?

459 days ago

Info on this table saw - 11 replies

During my daily craigslist browsing I came across this saw. I have seen them before but never in this good of condition. I can not find any info on it. Is anyone familiar with it? Thanks in advance. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sgv/tls/3805301985.html

493 days ago

Table Saw Buying Frustration - 47 replies

I have been watching the numerous forums on table saws recently. I know this is another thread but I have some questions I have not seen answered. If they have I apoligize. It seems that all the saws in the $400 to $750 range all have some flaw. I would love to get a cabinet saw but 220v is not possible. I live in base housing and there is no wa...

606 days ago

Attaching Router Table Top - 1 reply

I picked up a MDF Rockler router table on craigslist and am planning on building a cabinet for under it. I am unsure of the best way to attach the router table to the cabinet. The table has some screw holes in the bottom and I was thinking of using those existing holes and some L brackets. Thoughts?

652 days ago

Ridgid R4512 vs. Grizzly G0732 - 30 replies

I am looking for a new table saw to upgrade from my entry level craftsman. I have been looking at the Ridgid R4512 and the Grizzly G0732. I have heard that this Ridgid model is being made be someone else. Some have had good luck with it and some have not. I have not heard too much on the Grizzly and I do know it is towards their lower end. Eithe...

737 days ago

Coin Rack Miter Joints - 2 replies

I am wanting to build a coin rack that looks something like this but I am having a hard time figuring out how to attach the two sides to the middle piece. I am planning on making 15 degree miter cuts so that I have a good 30 degree angle for the sides. Any advice on the best way to attach them? Thanks.


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