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05-04-2018 06:02 PM

Best way to Replacing Interior Doors - 20 replies

Hey Jocks, Just moved into our new house and had new 5/16’’ flooring installed and going to replace the baseboards and the casing in the entire house. I know I could build the doors for cheaper but my tools are not yet set up and I am under time constraints. We have about nine doors were looking to replace and most of them are th...

10-13-2016 07:50 PM

How would you Attach these wood strips ? - 3 replies

Hey Guys, I’m making this decorative wall art piece from 2’’ wood scraps of ash, cottonwood and poplar. They are milled square to 3/16, 5/16, 1/2 and 3/4, cut to various lengths and then attached to a piece of shop grade 1/2 baltic birch measuring 48×82. How would you attach these 200 pieces to the plywood ? Yellow g...

12-08-2013 06:31 AM

Scuff lines and small bumps on Waterlox countertop - 2 replies

Hey Guys, I have applied 5 coats of Waterlox with a natural bristle brush and seem to be having an issue getting a nice finished surface. I scuff sanded lightly with 320 to remove imperfections after coats 3,4 & 5. The scuff lines seems to have appeared after the last coat but I have been battling small “nubs” or bumps the who...

12-02-2013 05:48 AM

Advise Needed !!! Waterlox on Walnut Countertop in Garage - 1 reply

Hey Guys, I need to finish a 96×18x1.5 walnut countertop with Waterlox this week. I have read and digested all the info on Waterlox’s website, but I those instructions are under ideal finishing conditions. I live in SD and will befinishing in my 3 car garage that doubles as my shop/kids storage/other crap. 1. When your “f...

11-14-2013 01:14 AM

--- Walnut Countertop growth rings orientation ??? --- - 7 replies

Hey Guys, I am making a walnut countertop that will be attached to a knee wall . I bought kiln dried 8/4 flat sawn material, since the customer wants that exact look. The planks have now been jointed and milled down to 96’’ x 18’’ (4-5’’ widths] x 1.5’’. Of course the grain pattern looks the bes...

11-09-2013 12:14 AM

---- Dryer outlet for 220v Unisaw Help ---- - 3 replies

Hey Guys, Few questions about wiring. I have a 3 prong 10-30R 30A Dryer outlet not being use anymore near my Unisaw tablesaw. So, I believe the 10-30R has 2 hots (red and black in the picture), 1 (white) neutral and a bare ground pigtailed wired to the metal receptacle. The table saw needs 2 hot and 1 ground. I still need to open the main pan...

11-04-2013 05:50 PM

----- Installing Walnut Countertop on Knee Wall ----- - 1 reply

Hi Guys, I am building a 96’‘x18’‘x1.5’’ walnut countertop for the knee wall in my kitchen. How can I cleanly take off the top layer of drywall and bullnose cornerbead without destroying the wall ? Then I have the issue of how to attach the wooden countertop so it is safe and secure. We don’t want any...

04-26-2012 01:25 PM

---Sensible Car for woodworking and 2 kids ?--- - 30 replies

Jocks, I need to replace my Nissan maxima but have some woodworking/family man concerns. Both my kids are still in car seats, so a 4 door mid sized truck is what comes to mind. Namely a Nissan frontier or Toyota Tacoma. The problem I am having is the gas mileage is not that great. Like most of you I will need to carry lumber,4×8 sheet ...

04-16-2012 09:53 PM

---- ADVISE :1950's era Grinder worth the money ? ---- - 10 replies

Jocks, I need a grinder and the lure of the old tools is growing in me. The grinder in the picture is available for $100 near my house. I don’t know much about grinders and certainly know anything about 60 year old grinders. Its made by US electrical Co, which is still in business and is 110v. I think it has 6’’ wheels. Now,...

04-04-2012 03:56 AM

Need advise on 18 yr old Unisaw tune up - 19 replies

Jocks, I bought a used ‘94 Unisaw 36-812 off of CL for $750 last week ( Good Price ? ). Saw is in nice condition, very moderate use it seems. But there is a vibration that caused me to take off the top to explore and deep clean as well. The saw was used very little for the last 10 years ( idle for most of that ) but here are some thing...

03-16-2012 03:17 PM

**How Much would you $$$ on this Unisaw ?** - 4 replies

Lumberjocks, Looked at this 1994 Delta Unisaw 3 hp / 1 phase / right tilt / unifence this morning. The saw has been sitting outside on the porch since Sept/Oct of last year. Surface rust on trunnions, arbor, table top etc. Not sure why anyone in their right mind would do that ! The blade goes up and down but is in desperate need of lube and ...

03-16-2012 12:03 AM

***Advise on Craigslist Delta Unisaw*** - 4 replies

Lumberjocks, I am going to check out a Delta Unisaw from 1995 tomorrow. The gentlemen says it has seen light commercial use ( THEY ALL SAY THAT) and would not be getting rid of it unless he needed the money. He seems sincere enough. The saw has been sitting on porch of a friends business for a little while. I will find out tomorrow how long i...

03-09-2012 03:03 PM

Inca 2200 table saw worth buying ? - 3 replies

I have a opportunity to purchased a Inca 2200 table saw built in 1999. I have done as much research as possible without actually using the saw. I have used Euro saws before and found their design elements just make sense. More sense than most domestic saws. But I must admitt that the familiarity of the Deltas’ and the PMs’ is a str...

01-30-2012 05:58 PM

Advise on Spraying in Unheated Garage during Winter - 1 reply

I just picked up a barely used Capspray CS9100 on Craigslist with 2 guns, unused accessory Needle kit and extra check values/o rings for $450. I’ve used an HVLP before but under better circumstances. I live in Pittsburgh and the garage is not heated. I want to clear coat a twin walnut captains bed i made my 2 yr old son. A waterbornefinis...

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