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12-14-2017 06:46 PM

Improving dust collection - 2 replies

I have made a few low cost improvements to my DC. The biggest issue has been my tablesaw. I took the motor cover off and the cabinet had a lot of sawdust. Inside the cabinet there is a sheetmetal panel, mounted at a downward angle to move the sawdust into a collector at the bottom. I found that several thin strips and the motor wir...

08-04-2017 02:24 PM

Going down the rabbit hole - 6 replies

I’m working up the nerve to try some end grain cutting boards. Having never done this, I am full of questions, among other things. I have an assortment of American woods, maple, walnut and cherry. All 8/4. Walnut is steamed and kiln dried, maple is air dried, cherry is I don’t know how, but it is dry. I am unsure of the exact spec...

02-05-2017 03:20 PM

Green screen - 5 replies

Does anyone here use a green screen backdrop to photograph your work? I know less than nothing about it, but it has sparked my interest. I did a google search, they are affordable, but that’s as far as I got. I should google more, I bet the software is the deal breaker. Any thoughts appreciated. Thanks!!

12-01-2016 01:42 AM

Moving a Unisaw downstairs - 8 replies

I have a 1989 Unisaw, 34-802, that I want to move to the basement. I’m getting a used 8” x 27” cast iron extension that will match the one I have. I have the manpower and a hand truck. I plan on taking off the top, and hopefully leaving the rest as is. Is that all? I barely remember, from another post somewhere, about shims und...

07-10-2016 11:23 PM

What time zone? - 4 replies

Is lumberjocks in? I guess it depends. I got it figured out, but still don’t understand it. The newest project as I write this has it posted at 10:56 PM on the projects page, look at the project and it says posted at 6:56 PM.

06-27-2016 03:23 PM

Interesting video - 0 replies

Local PBS station has some interesting stuff. This show has people powered woodworking, and a blind woodturner.

11-11-2015 04:33 PM

1 more what do you think this tool is, but I do know the answer. - 4 replies

I’ve had it a few years, yard sale or flea market find. I thought it was something else. The company was bought out in 1932. What do you think it is?

09-16-2015 12:26 PM

The Tonight Show - 4 replies

Last night I turned on the tv, and this show was on. I wasn’t paying attention to the show. The set behind his desk is many of New York City’s famous buildings, made from wood. Check it out:

08-26-2015 04:23 PM

Advice for selling - 11 replies

I’m on the fence about thinning the herd. I have some tools that I don’t and probably won’t use. For instance: This No.12 scraper plane appears to me to be in good shape, but I don’t know what goes into setting a price. It’s a cool tool with an interesting look, but lately I see $. It has a new Hock b...

12-11-2014 12:10 AM

Super Dust Deputy , before and after - 7 replies

Finally got this rigged up, along with cleaning up a long neglected area. I like it. I couldn’t find a Black Friday sale, but I got free shipping instead. Works for me! THANKS, Oneida! My DC got better just by getting rid of this, and going with 6” hose. I bought the hose, clamps and 5” to 4” reducer...

11-08-2014 05:50 PM

OK, bear with me, 1 more Dust Deputy question - 11 replies

I’m about ready to get the Super Dust Deputy to add on to my d/c. I’m holding out,hoping for a Black Friday deal. I’ve seen some youtube video’s, except for hooking up to a shop vac, I’m not going there. It looks to me like you have to dismantle it to empty it. That would not be a problem on something like this. ...

10-11-2014 05:48 PM

Dust collection upgrade - 17 replies

I bought this in 2008, it does ok but could be better. I do not have it plumbed into a system with gates and don’t plan on changing that . In the ceiling overhead is a length of green PVC pipe leftover from an inground drain system for gutters, with flex hose at each end. I move the hose to where I need it. I’m ok with that, ...

08-28-2014 04:21 PM

You might be a lumberjock - 10 replies

If you ever cut your tablesaw fence and wondered where the sparks are coming from, you might be a lumberjock. This is almost as good as when I drilled into the jaws of my lathe chuck with a forstner bit and said, “What’s that noise?” The good news. It’s still early. I got all day to top this.

08-08-2014 03:36 PM

I never did figure it out - 14 replies

It’s not one of life’s great mysteries, but I still need to know. How did Gibbs get the boats out of his basement?

07-13-2014 01:56 AM

Segmented spindles - 9 replies

I’ve been all over the web, and I can’t find anything on how to make a segmented spindle. Lots of bowls, staved vessels, hollow forms, no spindles. Either that or I don’t know how to google as good as I think I can. I have some ideas that need it. A solid spindle. To be turned between centers. Let’s say I decide I n...

07-11-2014 11:34 PM

Beatles memorabilia - 5 replies

I’ve had this since then. The signature of the hotel owner is faded, but can be read. It’s going in my yard sale. I have no clue what to ask. What do you think? THANKS!!!

07-03-2014 11:13 PM

A few old tools and questions - 5 replies

I’m getting ready to have a yard sale. I’ve amassed a lot of stuff over the years. It’s time to thin the herd.I know almost zilch about bits and braces. Are they worth anything?Here’s what I’m wanting to get rid of. The only name I can read is Yankee No. 4 on the screwdriver. The eggbeater says Made in USA. W...

07-02-2014 07:22 PM

Jet 12 20 VS - 1 reply

Mine. Come and get it. No shipping.

04-26-2014 07:27 PM

Yellowheart - 14 replies

This is my first time to use it, and I have questions about the color. Is there something I can do to keep it yellow? I know to keep it out of direct sun, maybe a finish with UV protection? Any other tricks? I bought a small piece for something I’m working on. 2” x 6” x 6” It arrived with a big crack in it. I wonder ...

03-18-2014 03:24 PM

Who has their scroll saw on a mobile base? - 24 replies

I’m looking for ideas. Right now it’s on a HF cart, I lift it off to use it. I will probably put in a foot switch. Let me know what works for you. Thanks!!

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