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|11 days ago||
Wood pile find - 2 replies
I was building a fire out in the shop yesterday I grabbed a chunk of alder I was looking at it and, it looked like it would be an interesting piece of wood. I squared it up on the old band saw and, it yielded a 4×4” 20” long I spent some time working on some cabinets that I’m building and thinking about what I wanted to do...
|150 days ago||
Don't you love it when cleaning the shop - 27 replies
And you find all the things that you told yourself you where only going to set down for just second. It’s like Christmas in October.
|159 days ago||
Trans Tint in water based Poly - 2 replies
Is trans tint compatible with water based Polycyrilic.
|211 days ago||
On board wooden backhoe? - 2 replies
I remember a woodworking article in one of the many woodworking magazines that had a wooden backhoe that a child could sit on and could actually dig with the backhoe using several different levers. I can’t seem to be able to find this article in my stacks and, stacks of old WW magazines I hope someone else remembers which magazine and issu...
|346 days ago||
How to adjust parallel on 16-32 Jet drum sander - 2 replies
If you have this machine I would like to know your process. I’ve read the manual, watched the DVD that came with the machine I’m not geting the results that i’m looking for, so I’m wanting some tips and tricks of others.
|365 days ago||
wood is green certifide or not - 1 reply
An interesting readhttp://www.renaissancewoodworker.com/stop-apologizing-for-using-wood/ some great thoughts here.
|606 days ago||
How often you use tilt feature on disc sander - 14 replies
I makeing a disc sander thats powered by my lathe the sanding deck/dust collection is set at 90% to my 12” disc as I couldn’t figure out how to achieve the tilt, and dust collection in one design. So now that it’s 90% done I’m just currios how often people use thier tilt feature on thier disc sanders.
|924 days ago||
Makeing star knobs(and how candles help) - 7 replies
I was makeing some star knobs I choped out for the nuts, and you know when you bed them in the epoxy you’ll get epoxy into the threads. I’m not sure if this is a new idea or not, but it worked like a charm, i wrapped the bottom and the sides of the nut with blue tape. then I fired up a dinner candle, and melted wax into the threaded ...
|940 days ago||
Homemade drum sander(new idea) - 27 replies
So I was originally thinking of building a drum sander got a free plan off of woodgears, but the motor seems to be my only problem with this idea. And this plan just keeps knawing away in my head(not that theres much to knaw on)so last night I’m in the shop and have this aha moment. I have a Gizzly lathe G0462 2horse variable speed motor 4...
|941 days ago||
finding electric motor for homemade drum sander - 5 replies
I want to build a drum sander, but I need a 1horse or larger electic motor 110 I was looking on the net and I’m looking at $100 dollars. I’m thinking more of a used motor for $25, or $30 I looked on craigslist no luck maybe someone has a better idea where to look. thanks Dave
|957 days ago||
If theres no football this year..... - 8 replies
If thers no football this year I’ve found a new sport check it out http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lZ5bRWEcTjswow is all i can say.
|1006 days ago||
Roubo workbench functional at last - 6 replies
WEll here’s the Roubo workbench at last seems like it took forever to complete, so now the fun starts I get work on it.
|1040 days ago||
Roubo Workbench nearing completion - 4 replies
I’ve Been building a Roubo style workbench, it’s totally made out of laminations of 2×6s, and about 2 1/2 gallons of glue. I’m going to atempt shareing some pictures.Also the bench weighs 3-4 hundred LBs this is how went about flipping the bench to work on it by myself, because it seemed a littl...
|1136 days ago||
has anyone bought bench screw from grizzly h5577 - 0 replies
building a work bench i want to put a leg vice on it. i’ve been looking at the shop fox bench screw h5577 it looks like it will do the job and the price is right. my question is has anyone bought or used this screw before, and if so were you happy with the purchase. also looking at the picture on page 261 of the 2011 grizzly catalog it sho...