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10-14-2017 01:15 AM

Pre-made Cabinet Door Suppliers - 5 replies

We are remodeling our kitchen which will entail replacing all the cabinet doors. We are going with raised panel doors. Now, I could make them but we are talking about 32 doors. So I am considering ordering the doors from some of those on-line providers. I have never used one of these guys as I have always made my own raised panel doors but 3...

09-30-2017 10:22 PM

Millimeters to Fractional Inches Conversion - 22 replies

I have been working with Blum drawer slides and soft close hinges and much of the installation instructions are in millimeters. I found this handy program for converting millimeters to fractional inches. http://www.rapidtables.com/convert/length/mm-to-inch.htm I just downloaded this on my phone and bookmarked it and it is always available ...

09-22-2017 12:12 AM

Best Self-closing Drawer Slide - 6 replies

I just installed some side mount self-closing drawer slides on a bathroom vanity before I tackle a kitchen remodeling. I installed High Point slides from my Woodcraft store and they are not very good. The action on them is not smooth. Takes a significant pull to get the drawers to open and once you get it broken free then the drawer comes fly...

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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