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08-29-2018 02:43 PM

Router table insert rings - 2 replies

I made some rings to fit my router table plate. Freud discontinued their router tables after I bought it. It’s a great tool, but no support or parts available. Maybe there is somewhere, but I can’t find it. This is what came with the tool, and the plate without the ring. I cut some blanks on a circle cutting jig and cut...

07-17-2018 01:11 AM

Old handscrews - 6 replies

Flea market find last weekend art Burlington, Ky. A pair of Cincinnati Tool Company / Hargrave 710 handscrews, in good working condition. I cleaned them up a little, they were caked with old glue and years of gunk. After cleaning I found the USAAF stamp. United States Army Air Forces.They were in business from June 1941 – September 1947...

06-17-2018 06:12 PM

Unisaw dust collection upgrade - 1 reply

Along with installing the Ark Shark guard, I made a new box for the motor cover. I went from this to this. Dust collection on this has never been better. I caulked the joints on the inside and put felt weatherstripping on the door.I have a short section of 4” flex hose attached to the fitting, and I added ...

06-17-2018 05:35 PM

Incra TS fence push block - 1 reply

Since I installed the Ark Shark guard I want to use it as much as possible. The dust collection is really good, but the guard is in the way when I want to cut thin slices. I made a push block to ride in the fence. It works very well down to 1 and 1/2” wide cuts. Below that and this will hit the guard. I must remove it to cut slices thin...

06-10-2018 03:44 PM

Wedgies - 6 replies

I was looking at the segeasy web page and wondered why wedgies for 8 and 12 segments aren’t available. Or is it somewhere else and I can’t find it? http://segeasy.com/toystore2.htm I have a project in mind that would benefit from the wedgie sled, but probably only 8 or 12 segments. I have done this without the wedgies, but am l...

05-19-2018 11:33 PM

Sled for SuperMax 19-38 drum sander - 3 replies

I use this tool on most projects. I wanted to use a piece of walnut that had had a bow in it. This piece is 24” long x 8” wide x 1 and 3/4” thick. Too wide for my jointer. I had been haunting craigslist for some time, looking for Corian. A few weeks back I hit the jackpot. A sign shop was selling off some inventory. I picked...

05-13-2018 07:52 PM

Old Unisaw + new Ark Shark = different way to make ZCI - 2 replies

I recently joined the Ark Shark club. I might write a review, but it wouldn’t be as glowing as most, at least at this point. To be fair, I need to spend more time using it, there is a learning curve. Still, it is a very good product. After installation I needed to make a ZCI. It was trial and error, emphasis on error, but it all worked ...

04-07-2018 06:33 PM

Sears router crafter - 2 replies

Yard sale find today. I know it’s missing a crank handle and a drive fitting. I think I can make something that will work. Model 720-25250 This is the first I’ve seen in person. It turns and the carriage moves when I turn the headstock. Cleaning and lube should get it going good. I’m not sure what if anything else is miss...

03-23-2018 05:01 PM

? for the Lumbergeeks - 5 replies

I want to save an e-mail to a thumb drive. Windows 10. I use gmail. The email contains a link to a video. Mainly I use Google Chrome, but will also use Microsoft Edge. I have tried to drop and drag from the email window to the thumb drive icon window, doesn’t work. Thanks !!

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. http://watch.cetconnect.org/video/2365604896/

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: http://bauzeitgeist.blogspot.com/2014/03/jimmy-fallons-skyline.html

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 - 21 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. ...

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