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79 days ago

Slatwall / Slat wall / Slat Board Clamp Rack - 0 replies

So, for those of you that have gone the slatwall (or whatever you want to call it) route for hanging stuff in your shop: what does your clamp rack solution look like? Pipe clamps, bar clamps, small clamps, large clamps—you have way, way, way more wall storage than the average Joe. How are you taking advantage of it in this regard? I ask because,...

82 days ago

Grizzly Handwheel Question - 5 replies

I’m planning on replacing the tilt and elevation handwheels on my Craftsman 113 series with some nice 5-inch ones from Grizzly. Only problem is, they sell the handwheel and the handle separately, and there’s no information on their website as to which of the two handles—the 3-1/4 inch or the 4-inch, each of which has a different shaf...

128 days ago

Looking for Suggestions on How to Create a Topographic End Grain "Cutting Board" - 9 replies

The title sounds a little weird. Let me try and explain with the aid of the SketchUp pictures below. Right. So, I have a project in mind where I’d like to take a bunch of small oak blocks (roughly 3/4” thick by 2” wide by between 3/4” and 2” long) and join them together similar to how you would an end grain cutting ...

457 days ago

ShopNotes Magazine - 5 replies

I hesitate to post this, as I’m not sure how legitimate it is, but here goes… The other day, I was hunting around for an issue of ShopNotes that has a simple plan for a jig used to cut splined miters. I knew I’d seen the issue, but I couldn’t remember if it was at the library (a great, free resource for various wood wo...

482 days ago

How long before I can start using this Ash? - 12 replies

Okay, so I guess this counts as something of a humble-brag, but over the coming months, I’m going to be getting my hands on quite a lot of Ash. I took down 8 trees last fall that were standing dead for several years, and moved about a dozen 10’ x 18–25” diameter logs to my girlfriend’s father, who has a saw mill he built ...

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