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06-10-2017 07:03 PM

Dust Collection and Zero Clearance Inserts - 5 replies

I have set up my new dust collection system connected to my Steel City cabinet saw. The dust collection port is at the bottom of the cabinet. The problem I have is there is a lot of dust escaping. Maybe even more that if I didn’t have the dust collector connected. My DC system is a Grizzly 2 hp that moves 1700 CFM. I have a zero clear...

12-14-2014 07:44 PM

Help With Shellac - 26 replies

I have never used shellac before. Always used lacquer and polyeurathane. I have always read that an advantage of shellac is you could spray a coat and it would dry very quickly (in 30-60 minutes) you could sand it down, spray again, etc. you could pretty much finish a small project in a day. So I tried it on a small project and I am finding ...

05-09-2013 02:45 AM

Decorative Details Class with Garrett Hack - 3 replies

This past weekend my father-in-law and I had the pleasure of attending a two day class taught by Garrett Hack at Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking in Berea, Kentucky. It was an incredibly interesting and helpful class on how apply decorative inlay to furniture. Three methods were taught – beading, stringing and inlaying. We also learned how t...

01-31-2010 07:12 PM

American Made Band Saws - 11 replies

I am considering a new bandsaw. 12 or 14 inch with good re-saw capacity. Does anyone know if there are any band saws manufactured in America?

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