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|11-11-2014 05:20 AM||
Looking for a good reliable router - 31 replies
My useless craftsman router cannot be trusted. After only having it for three years the bearings sound bad and the collet will not hold a bit tight enough for consistent work. So with that in mind I would like to know what folks in the LJ community would recommend as its eventual replacement. I am looking for an all purpose router for things...
|05-29-2014 11:23 PM||
wood sealants - 0 replies
I have a customer that requested some cedar benches made that they plan on gel staining later on. so I am wondering if there is any sealant/wood preserver I can apply to the bench that will not interfere with the stain. I don’t want to leave the bench unprotected in all the joints since those would likely not get stained by the customer ...
|09-16-2013 03:27 AM||
machine info needed - 10 replies
today I bought a montgomery ward 2025A lathe and would like to know if anyone has information on this machine. after a few googles searches I havent really found ny info on this machine and owmm.com didnt have much either. i bought it because it has a variable speed which goes down to 800 rpms and figured it might work for turning bowls.
|06-14-2013 08:23 AM||
radial saw motor and carriage bearings - 0 replies
it is looking like my motor and carriage bearings are going downhill. I found information on the parts i need. does anyone know what I am up against as I have never stripped down a motor before . It is a 1969 dewalt 7740
|03-04-2013 04:12 AM||
I need hardwood at a decent price - 8 replies
I need A LOT of hardwood for a corner cabinet a customer wants me to make but the cheapest i could find so far was poplar for $4.25 a square foot. I’m going to email some local lumberyards for quotes hopefully i can find something for less than that
|12-24-2012 11:05 PM||
planer problems - 15 replies
when I was planing the material for my toys I noticed the boards have large black rubber marks on them and the boards are not feeding properly. Does anybody know how to resolve this? I have only had this planer for about a year and already the knives are needing to be rotated most likely because the wood i used has a lot of knots and sap in it...
|04-10-2012 02:37 AM||
portamill in seattle - 16 replies
about a week ago at 5 am i was woken to up the merry sound of a 60 ft black locust falling down in my front yard, clipping my roof, and taking out my power line. fast forward to friday april 6. that tree and all the other 6 nearby have been cut up into logs so now i have several thousand pounds of logs in my yard and no way to take advantage ...