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|06-23-2015 01:13 PM||
I am moving and will have nowhere to use my woodworking tools. They are very lightly used. Some of them have been used only once or twice. I thought that I would be able to setup my shop again but unfortunately not. These are high-end machines and my loss, your gain. (I will post pictures later today) Powermatic Hollow Chisel Mortiser –...
|11-25-2014 04:25 PM||
Jet air filter replacement outer filter question - 2 replies
Its time for me to replace the outer filter on my Jet air filtration unit. I see two options that I am interested in but am not sure what the difference is. There is a charcoal or a washable filter. What is the difference between the two? Which will last longer and/or perform better?
|11-14-2014 02:31 PM||
Flat Paint Farmhouse Table - 6 replies
I am working on restoring an old Charleston style round table that had a painted base and a solid mahogany top. I am looking to refinish the base but am not sure how to get that flat farmhouse style look. I will probably need to go with a darker color like a flat black or dark green. Does anyone have any advice on how to do this? This table n...
|06-04-2014 07:07 PM||
Entire Woodshop For Sale - 6 replies
I had to relocate to the Charlotte area and my tools have been in storage for over a year. Unfortunately, I do not have a place that I can continue with my woodworking. I may be looking to sell all of my tools to someone who is local. Below is not a comprehensive list but will give you an idea of what I have to sell. I would prefer to sell thing...
|07-13-2013 01:11 PM||
I Need Shop Space North Of Charlotte NC - 10 replies
All, I recently relocated just north of Charlotte, NC. I am looking at an affordable option to rent space for wood shop. I haven’t found anything on Craigslist or by searching the net. I am hoping someone here can help me out. I would need about 400 sq feet to fit the tools that I have with 220v and 110v circuits. Does anyone have any i...
|12-09-2012 10:33 PM||
Advice on how to route juice grooves - 17 replies
I am going to be making another end grain cutting board. While I have gotten very proficient at making the board itself I have never routed any juice grooves. I am making this board for a friend and they requested that I add a juice groove to one side of the board. The plan is to slightly round the corners and just take the sharp edges off. T...
|10-29-2012 01:49 PM||
Cleaning Out My Shop - 10 replies
I apologize because it has been awhile since I have posted. I really haven’t had much free time lately to make saw dust. The other day I was out in my shop to was going through a bunch of tools that I no longer need. I’ve either upgraded or I just don’t use them. I am also looking to downsize a bit as I know more about the type...
|06-29-2012 03:22 AM||
Help post powder beetles in workbench - 16 replies
I’ve been working on my 21st Century workbench for about 4 months on and off. I have gotten to the point where the bench is almost complete. I recently noticed little black bugs running around. I soon realized they were comming from my newly created bench. It is to big for me to move and try to fumigate. Anyone had any success with other m...
|04-04-2012 10:50 PM||
Cleaning up mortises in 8/4 ash - 11 replies
I am working on my 21st century workbench and have a problem. I have a set of the new Stanley bench chisels. I drilled out most of the waste with a Forster bit but I am stuck on the cleanup. I tried cleaning up the end grain portion of the mortises by chopping with the bench chisel. I sharpened them with the hollow grind method and they are r...
|04-04-2012 12:57 AM||
Saw stop issue with material drift - 20 replies
I recently got a SawStop PCS and I am having a problem. My fence is aligned correctly and I am following all of the standard safety procedures. I have feather boards and use a push stick. The beginning of the rip cut is perfect. The problem occurs when the material starts to pass the riving knife or splitter. The material starts to drift awa...
|02-15-2012 12:48 AM||
Sad and happy week need tool advice - 29 replies
I haven’t been very active lately because of work and reorganizing the shop. I will post pictures of the updates in a few weeks. So let me start with the sad. My father recently gave me his 1974 Camaro Z28. This car has been in my family since the 80’s. I don’t have the time or money to take care of it so I started trying to...
|01-23-2012 04:14 PM||
Counter Top for Chop Saw and Work table - 2 replies
Hi everyone as part of my garage make over I am adding a ton of storage. I am trying to determine the best way to make a counter top for a set of garage cabinets that I made. I was thinking two sheets of MDF glued and screwed and laminating the top with Formica. I want it to be stable, flat, and easy to clean up. The counter top will be permanen...