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11-29-2012 12:45 AM

Looking Router bit selection advice - 15 replies

I’m planning a project where I will have to put a bevel on many small pieces (1” X 2” x 1/4”). Thinking of using my router and table whit a zero clearance fence for safety but not sue if anyone would have a suggestion as to the right bit fot for the job. I was thinking either a chamfer bit or 1/8 round over bit. Any sugg...

02-23-2012 02:53 PM

Router recommendations - 5 replies

Hi all, I’m looking for recommendations/reviews on routers.Ii presently have an older BD that doesn’t fit my table properly and takes 1/4 inch bits and has seen fair amount of use. I’m looking to upgrade since most bits are now 1/2 inch, want to cut raised panels, etc. I’ve been looking at combo kits and here good thin...

02-20-2012 09:44 PM

kreg Pocket hole system - 39 replies

Can any tell me how good the Kreg pocket hole system works? Sounds like a good idea. in theory rather then other more time intense methods. Reason I ask is primarily for my daughter who has limited resources yet wants to make some face frames, etc. i know I ask a lot of questions but we all have to learn and Ii find the people on this forum a...

02-20-2012 02:46 PM

band saws - 27 replies

I’m looking to purchase a band saw and am looking for recommendations. I know my fellow Lumberjocks have plenty of experience and knowledge so I am hoping for some good advice. I presently have a 10 inch bench top model that has served me well however there’s no way I can resaw any thing with accuracy and it’s now a very old ch...

02-16-2012 12:12 AM

Cutting a small thick block of wood from corner to corner safely - 9 replies

I have a project that call for me to cut a 2 in thick 6” X 6” block diagonally (from corner to corner) ending up with four triangles. I want to do it safely and not quite sure how to go about making the first cut. Once that first cut is done then I can use my sled. Any ideas would be appreciated. safety is paramount!

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