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|116 days ago||
Router bushings - 4 replies
I happened to be in the big “L” the other day looking for something else when I saw a kit for Milescraft router bushings with a router plate. I know nothing about these and was wondering if anyone had any experience with them?Thanks in advance.
|184 days ago||
Question on drying - 5 replies
A neighbor was pruning their maple tree and I talked them out of a branch about 2” in diameter. How should I go about drying it so I can work it properly.
|195 days ago||
A metal What is it - 9 replies
I found this on the street the other day and I am not sure what it is: It basically looks like a ball-point pen but made entirely of metal. The only markings on it say “Metal removal division” and “Federal-Mogul”. I have been using it for making center holes for drilling and for marking cut-lines but what is it ...
|196 days ago||
Router Edge guide question - 5 replies
I am plotting building one for other projects I want to make and so want to make it adjustable. However I have concerns about it racking and not being straight. Is this something I should really be worried about and what’s the best way to limit / eliminate it?
|197 days ago||
Question on mallets - 27 replies
I am thinking about making a mallet but have no access to hardwoods.Can a decent mallet be made with pine, fir and / or hemlock or should I not bother until hardwood can be had?
|208 days ago||
New to me router - 12 replies
I was able to pick up a new-to-me router 2nd hand for $25.00. It’s a Craftsman 1.75 HP fixed base (model 315.175110). Yes, I know craftsman isn’t the best but it was what I could afford and I figured a average router is better than no router at all. Things I like: LONG cord. Probably 10-12 feet. Variable speed. I think this will b...
|214 days ago||
Idea for a circle jig - 11 replies
Okay, on this one I’m looking for a sanity check, so here goes. I am wanting to make a circle jig for my router in anticipation of making some discs for other things (EVIL LAUGH). However, in at least one case, the discs I will need to make will be SMALLER than the diameter of the router base.So, my thought was to make a circle jig with a ...
|225 days ago||
Squaring stock - 21 replies
Greetings all from a fairly new worker. I was hoping some o you out there would be able to give me some ideas on a way to square stock. Here are my limitations: by far my best and most accurate tool is my table saw. I do not have nor can I afford a jointer or a planer. What I have been doing so far: 1) get the straightest, most even wood I ca...