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View Tedstor's profile

Another Belt Sander Question

04-21-2011 10:38 PM by Tedstor

My father gave me a B&D 3×18 belt sander a few weeks ago. So far, I&...

1 04-22-2011 05:31 AM
View becikeja's profile

What is the best tool to achieve a flat surface?

04-18-2011 12:44 AM by becikeja

I need to create a perfectly flat surface. I am using a router and attemptin...

10 04-22-2011 04:21 AM
View Chris_T's profile

Old Hand Plane Blades?

04-21-2011 02:37 AM by Chris_T

I recently bought a Stanley #5 hand plane on Ebay. The blade has a pretty sig...

8 04-22-2011 04:20 AM
View Zuki's profile

Looking for my first lathe - Opinions

04-21-2011 12:51 AM by Zuki

Hey All . . . as the subject line says . . . I’m looking for my first l...

4 04-22-2011 12:03 AM
View CartersWhittling's profile

Leeson motor rewiring? 220v-110v?

04-21-2011 02:20 AM by CartersWhittling

Hello. I have a table saw with a motor that is set up with to run 220. I want...

3 04-21-2011 11:56 PM
View joshtank's profile

going down the craftsman bandsaw road...

04-21-2011 04:13 PM by joshtank

it’s a very long trip, or a disappointing short one, however you look a...

3 04-21-2011 10:29 PM
View Cory's profile

Use of 8" Jointer Needed in Louisville, KY area

04-18-2011 04:45 PM by Cory

Back story: My Dad has an office in a building built in 1880. He needs a tabl...

3 04-21-2011 09:44 PM
View brianl's profile

Restoring a finish on a Stanley 45

04-20-2011 05:15 AM by brianl

A while back I picked up a rusty old Stanley 45. I spent some time cleaning ...

2 04-21-2011 09:22 PM
View SPHinTampa's profile

Scraper Plane vs Smoothing Plane

04-20-2011 05:41 PM by SPHinTampa

I have a Veritas small scraping plane that I really like for both removing mi...

6 04-21-2011 06:11 PM
View Chris_T's profile


04-19-2011 11:42 PM by Chris_T

I’m looking at getting a drawknife to peel logs for rustic furniture. W...

7 04-21-2011 04:35 PM
View dave's profile

Identifying Ridgid Table Saw

04-21-2011 06:27 AM by dave

I came across a Ridgid table saw today and bought it (less than $100). It was...

2 04-21-2011 03:26 PM
View superstretch's profile

Rockler 20% off + Plant a Tree!

04-20-2011 09:38 PM by superstretch

See Great deal! With all the wood we LJs go through, its...

2 04-21-2011 12:58 PM
View bluekingfisher's profile

RAS, A necessary beast or outdated Dinosaur??

04-18-2011 04:17 PM by bluekingfisher

I have recently purchased a Elu 1251 radial arm saw. I was purchasing another...

40 04-21-2011 12:06 PM
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Trash can cyclone lids

04-20-2011 04:07 PM by bluekingfisher

I bought one of the above in anticipation of creating a two stage dust/chip c...

6 04-21-2011 09:46 AM
View Weth's profile

5 in 1 machine - looking for a good deal in colorado

04-16-2011 08:58 PM by Weth

I work at a wood shop as an engineer. I know how to build the product we make...

19 04-21-2011 06:16 AM
View pintodeluxe's profile

Jet vs. Ridgid Jointer

04-20-2011 09:47 PM by pintodeluxe

Does anyone have an opinion which might be a better tool – a Jet 6̶...

12 04-21-2011 06:10 AM
View HeirloomWoodworking's profile

18' Industrial Bandsaw Band Saw 4 Speed Metal or Wood Cutting

04-21-2011 03:55 AM by HeirloomWoodworking

Ahoy yall! Can anyone help me identify this from a local craigslist listi...

3 04-21-2011 04:16 AM
View Chris Wright's profile

CarveWright, What's the word?

11-16-2008 12:30 AM by Chris Wright

Hey, I was wondering if anyone out there has or uses the CarveWright Woodwork...

2 04-21-2011 03:38 AM
View cutworm's profile

Harbor Freight HLVP Spray KIT (44677) Question

04-20-2011 01:31 AM by cutworm

Is hot air supposed to leak out around the connection between the turbine and...

6 04-20-2011 11:55 PM
View Richard's profile

Brass Pin Hinges for jewelry box - How much weight can they hold

04-20-2011 09:56 PM by Richard

Hi, I am trying to decide on the hinges for a jewelry box I am building (or t...

2 04-20-2011 11:47 PM

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