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10-07-2015 12:39 AM

Craftsman 100 table saw worth getting for free? - 9 replies

A lady I work with has a 50’s Craftsman 100 model table saw. Not sure on the HP of the motor, couldn’t read it. It has the Cast iron top, not the solid version. Has a base that I can’t seem to find a photo of. I’m thinking it might not be original. The base is really Nice I definitely am getting that. It has a base ...

09-21-2015 01:38 AM

Table saw blade runout and miter slot parallelism. - 8 replies

So I spent a good 2 hours trying out my new Igaging dial indicator I got for xmas 2 years ago. I tried to get the slot as close as I could. i fiddled for a long time and settled on about .003/.004 for the miter slot. It seems I could do better but I couldn’t get it any more. Would I need to mess with the trunion too? I also noticed b...

09-20-2015 12:51 AM

What is this collar on my blade heigh shaft? - 5 replies

I noticed this collar on the shaft for the blade height adjustment mechanism. It has two threaded holes for set screws. The screws are missing and it’s just sitting there. What is it’s function? It seemed to be next to the pulley for the motor. Any ideas?

09-16-2015 01:49 AM

Scroll saw blades - 7 replies

Hello all, Im looking to do a small project with a scroll saw with an intricate design. What type of blade would be suitable for this with a good finish left behind?

08-25-2015 01:48 AM

Bloodwood veneer - 1 reply

Anyone know a good source to get some Bloodwood veneer? I only need a small amount. Enough to do some splines. Roughly the thickness of a dovetail saw. .020 or so.

08-20-2015 02:50 AM

Miter sled issues!! - 13 replies

So i made a miter sled and i thought i had it dialed in. It was cutting pretty square. But an issue arose. I noticed when checking the pieces for square, the cut wasn’t straight from edge to edge. It had a curve to it. What the heck would cause that? The outer edges were at the right spot, but the middle of the cut bowed out. I could...

07-19-2015 01:29 AM

Aligning SOSS invisible hinges? - 1 reply

I was looking for maybe a tip or something on how to ensure my lid mortises match the box. The difficulty lies in the fact that the lid overhands both sides by about 5/16”.

07-13-2015 02:59 AM

To make hinges or buy them? - 2 replies

I’m making a G&G tool chest and I need to figure out what I’m going to do for hinges. I haven’t seen any I really like. Except maybe a piano hinge. I know the typical G&G way is to make any part necessary. I’ve made hinges in the past out of mahogany and they’re still holding fine. I was thinking of...

07-01-2015 12:49 AM

Making router table insert for table saw? - 1 reply

I have a 97’ Grizzly G1023 saw with a 36” Shop fox fence. It has roughly a 20” gap between the right wing and the end of the Angle iron brackets. I figured it might be a good location for a router? I wasn’t sure if maybe someone has done this on this model or a saw with a 36” fence. Wasn’t sure if there was...

06-26-2015 01:14 AM

Wood expansion - 6 replies

I need to add a bottom to a box. I was thinking of using a solid wood bottom. Poplar. Would 1/8” allowance be enough over a 12” width? Im gonna try and get a piece thats QS or close to it. Also would I just glue one side like on drawers?

06-15-2015 01:55 AM

G&G Ebony plugs. Anyone done em? - 5 replies

I’ve got all my mortises cut for them and the stock milled. I’m curious if the 3/16”/1/4” is of sufficient depth for these? Also I see some that protrude a touch and some that appear to be flush with the face. Thoughts?

05-26-2015 01:51 AM

FS: A Multitude of planes! - 29 replies

Looking to clear the herd I guess! I have a bunch of planes I’m looking to sell and a few i might sell if the price is right. A SW Stanley Bedrock #607 Flatside. Restored. $175 plus shipping. Stanley Bedrock #606 restored, new rosewood handle. $145 plus shipping Stanley #112 original japanning about 75-85 percent. I have the orig...

05-25-2015 03:11 AM

Small tool chest- No bottom? - 9 replies

Working on a small tool chest 20”x14”. Was hoping to doing a small drawer on the bottom for chisels etc. Thought i could just cut off the front bottom two fingers and add the drawer. Then just put a piece of 1/8” ply above the drawer as the bottom. The drawer is only 2 1/8” tall. Would this be a bad idea? The li...

05-18-2015 01:37 AM

What is this 14" Delta bandsaw worth? - 15 replies

So a buddy has a 50’s Delta bandsaw for sale. Looks all complete. I didn’t look for everything at the time. Has a sanding attachment. Yes the covers are there, just not in the picture. He is asking $300 but i think that might be a bit high. Has a 1/3 HP motor, not sure if its original. Doesn’t have the belt cover so I’...

04-16-2015 12:58 AM

Crosscut sled help and tips - 11 replies

I’ve started making a crosscut sled. Working on the fence system now. I saw a fence with an adjustable rail for longer cuts. I added a 22” section on the top of the fence which gives me 16” to the left of the blade and 6” to the right. The sliding section i added to the front 1” up from the bottom. I was...

03-22-2015 03:03 AM

80/20 extrusion uses? - 4 replies

I have an 8’ piece of this stuff i got from work. What would be some good uses for it?

12-16-2014 02:02 AM

Attaching a small moulding to the top of a bookshelf. - 4 replies

I’ve made a small book shelf. The top is 7.5” and the bottom about 9”. I want to attach a moulding to the top. I was going to just put two dowels in but i got to thinking about wood movement and it causing issues. Would it be such an issue with only 7.5” of width? Seen on the tops of the sides.

11-29-2014 11:28 PM

Determining pivoting hinge location? - 8 replies

Not really sure what this type of hinge is called, but i saw this box online and thought it would be neat to add my own flair and build it as a surprise for my wife as a jewelry box. Would there be a formula for determining the placement? I know i could make some templates from 1/4” luan and mess with it until i found it. Was just curio...

11-26-2014 10:53 AM

Wedged through tenons. - 6 replies

I’m making a piece with Wedged through tenons. Anyone have any tips on angling the sides of the mortise and making a perfect wedge?

10-24-2014 06:09 PM

Help with some trim details? - 13 replies

Doing some interior work for my inlaws. Adding some QSWO thresh holds for both interior/exterior doors. In order to finish it i need to do some repairs to some casing trim. The bottoms are rotted and instead of patching a small section i was going to run some horizontally instead to finish it off as the rest of the room is. The red is ...

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