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11-26-2009 08:56 AM

LN vs Lee Valley on block plane - 12 replies

Specifically, I was interested on your opinions on the best value a of block plane. The two I have under consideration are: The Lee Valley Veritas Low Angle BlockPlane (05P22*1) for $139 vs Low angle LN for $95 ON AMAZON. THE VARATAS does have a mouth adjustment but I am not sure how much benefit that would be.Thanks in advance for ...

11-13-2009 01:34 AM

Which of these planes are best? - 10 replies

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11-05-2009 11:15 PM

Why ground a Plastic dust collector ? - 8 replies

I am alittle mistified as to why Dewalt includes a ground wire to ground the plastic dust collector hose on the attachment for the Dewalt 735 planer. The plastic looks to be a non conductive material but your thoughts.

10-28-2009 05:47 AM

Fitting 3/4 dado on 5/8 Arbor - 8 replies

Even when removing the washer I can only fit up to 5/8 inch. I am noticing that most table saws come with a 5/8 arbor. Does the 5/8 arbor size indicate the dado capable width or is this the diameter size ?

09-19-2009 07:21 PM

Will a biesmyer fence fit and old Craftsman 137 series saw? - 4 replies

Will a biesmyer fence fit and old Craftsman 137 series saw? I ,so far, have not found the answer on line so I was hoping one of my fellow woodworker could help me … Thanks—-

09-16-2009 07:50 PM

I want to modify my silly craftsman moter slots to standard 3/4?? - 15 replies

I want to modify my silly craftsman miter slots to standard 3/4. So , I am contemplating taking a 3/4 inch straight router bit and widen the slots from .650 to .750( 3/4 ) . I am interested in your thoughts on the matter, specifically using the router to widen the aluminum slots.

09-07-2009 04:05 AM

Do I need a Dial Indicator ? - 6 replies

I am looking for some feedback as to the need for a Dial Indicator for checking arbor run out. Or are other measuring devices; ie ruler, close enough?

09-04-2009 04:03 AM

Newbee ;joinery use TS or RT - 5 replies

AS a beginner I want to build some drawers for some of my work tables . I have a router and table that I intended to use but today I was fortunate to pick up the freud 208 dado set for $45.00, so now I can do either. I need to learn both but I am presuming that each tool has its own characteristics that make it better for Dado’s on specifi...

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