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|133 days ago||
My first dovetail project – hand cut. I’m tempted to not do a complete dry fit (only partially insert tails to pins to assure against major flaws), as I am afraid of compressing the fibers and compromising final fit and, also, potential breakage when separating the pin and tail boards. What is your experience/advice? Anyone go s...
|171 days ago||
Advice on Moving New Table Saw to Basemrnt - 7 replies
Hello All. Will soon put my 10% Grizzly discount coupon to use toward a G1023RLW table saw (my R4512 has the blade alignment issue, and I recently discovered that the miter slots are not parallel; that is the last straw). I am thinking about how I will get it to downstairs to the basement. For other heavy tools, I left the unit in the shippin...
|223 days ago||
Update to Grizzly G0604X Jointer Review - 0 replies
I just updated my recent G0604X review with a section on adjusting tables for coplanarity. Check it out if this topic interests you. http://lumberjocks.com/reviews/3693
|230 days ago||
Will shortly embark on my first furniture project – a solid wood cherry bookcase as described here http://www.finewoodworking.com/item/57001/build-a-classic-cherry-bookcase . This will be a present to Mrs. Lumbermeister, and as such, she has specified “heirloom quality”; that is, no plywood, must be sandable/refinishable thr...
|355 days ago||
Taper from Jointer - Does it Matter? - 18 replies
Been practicing with a new jointer. I know that it is not fully calibrated, as my right angle square shows a gap near its base between infeed table and fence, but outfeed vs. fence is fine. Nevertheless, until I receive my precision straight edge, I am experimenting with jointing scrap. Despite the above-mentioned calibration issue, the joi...
|356 days ago||
Took delivery yesterday of a new G0604X jointer. Setup has gone well (a few nits that I will detail in a review once I’ve familiarized myself with the unit) – But – Here is my issue re. the fence stops (especially the 90 degree stop): How can or does one set a 90 degree stop, which consists of a plunger that locks with a co...