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|170 days ago||
Rustoleum Neverwet - 11 replies
I just became aware of this product, a spray-on water repelling barrier. Would this be appropriate on, say, a hand plane sole? I’m not sure if it’s only usable on galvanized metal, or if cast iron would be okay as well. There are of course concerns with the barrier transferring to a workpiece, messing up a future finish. Anyone t...
|211 days ago||
Source for Plane Knob and Tote Bolts - 4 replies
I have a #4 Stanley with some really shoddy looking/stripped out bolts. Is there a good source for them, or is it a matter of looking on eBay for spares or raiding from donor planes?
|318 days ago||
Dewalt Router Kit - Amazon Lightning Deal - 3 replies
Just a heads up that the current Amazon.com lightning deal is a Dewalt 618 router package for $177.69. Seems like a pretty good deal!
|445 days ago||
Which to get? LA Jack Plane or LA Jack Rabbet Plane - 10 replies
I’m in the market for a new plane, and am trying to decide between the Veritas Low-Angle Jack or the new Veritas Low-Angle Jack Rabbet Plane. It seems like the Jack Rabbet offers more versatility, but I was hoping to get some input. Can anyone think of any reason (other than the price difference) not to get the rabbet plane? Unfortunate...
|617 days ago||
New Mortiser -- Problem with chisel/bit - 19 replies
Just picked up a Woodriver mortiser today on sale at Woodcraft. Got it home and set it up, and ran into a problem. On the two bits/chisels that I tried (3/8 and 5/16, I believe), the diameter of the auger bit seemed to be slightly greater than the area of the chisel. So when I plunged into the workpiece, I end up with a hole that is square ...
|898 days ago||
Dust Collection -- Is this a bad idea? - 4 replies
I’ve been considering building a separator box for my dust collection system, and I had an idea the other day. Instead of building something, what if I were to buy a Rubbermaid plastic tub and install the separator components in the lid? Would static build-up be a concern? Any reasons not to do this?