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11-14-2014 05:03 PM

Finishing in Winter, Unheated Garage - 19 replies

So, my shop is in my unheated undersized 2 car garage. While the winters here aren’t as bad as say in Montana or North Dakota, my garage does get down into the 40’s or so in there. Obviously, this is not ideal for finishing. What I was thinking of doing as a solution was to make a knock-down heated booth out of PVC and plastic dro...

07-02-2014 06:38 PM

Box swap 2014 - 201 replies

SEND ME A PM BY JULY 31st TO SIGN UP I brought this up in the Mallet swap thread, but I think the next swap should be a box swap. Since the majority of the swaps have been tools, I figured that we could use a swap where we USE the tools that everyone has received in the previous swaps. A box is a good item to swap because there are many ma...

05-04-2014 11:21 PM

Show me your wood - 90 replies

So, I figured since we have a few extremely large threads in various categories (shops, benches, planes, etc) for photos/discussion that doesn’t generally need a new thread, I figured I would start one for lumber. This is a thread dedicated to lumber racks, new wood you just picked up, deal gloats you just found on craigslist, some awes...

11-26-2013 04:56 PM

Anyone have a Grizzly Coupon? - 0 replies

Looks like I may be going to buy a GO555LX bandsaw soon. If anyone has a coupon, it would be greatly appreciated. That will save me the cost of sales tax, which isn’t insignificant here in WA.

10-06-2013 05:39 AM

Finishing furniture - 13 replies

So, I’m terrible at finishing. Trying to get better, but still absolutely terrible. I can sand to 400 and apply danish oil, I can brush on poly and hope it’s pretty even, I can apply mineral oil to cutting boards and buff some beeswax on them and that feels pretty nice, but that’s really the extent of my current abilities. I...

09-02-2012 03:55 AM

Planer comparison - Dewalt 735 vs Ridgid 4331 - 11 replies

I know there’s been a lot of threads about this lately, but I have a dilemma. I was originally planning on buying the Dewalt 735 package that comes with the infeed/outfeed tables and an extra set of knives this week. Amazon has the package for $569. However, when I went into my local Home Depot today, I saw that they were clearancing ou...

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