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|07-12-2015 12:25 AM||
How long in vacuum press? - 5 replies
How long do you typically leave the vacuum press going? Usual clamp time 30 mins to an hour?
|05-09-2015 10:55 PM||
pleated filters on dust collectors - 12 replies
Anyone thought about using or use K&N filter oil for automotive air filters on their pleated filters for the dust collector? For vehicles it is meant to help capture fine particles and keep them out of the engine, might this help in catching the finest dust that makes it to the filter and keep it out of your air returning to the room? ...
|12-27-2013 10:29 PM||
how to prevent splitting? - 9 replies
So i am getting married on feb 1st. As part of the center pieces to the tables she wants a slice of wood with bark still on it to set vases on. She was all prepared to order these online spending about $450….i said no way ill work it out. I made a few calls to local firewood places found me a few logs with a 15-16” diameter, slice...
|04-03-2013 08:58 PM||
incra router table tops for table saw extension - 2 replies
As part of a package deal today i acquired 2 incra router table tops, one with a miter slot track one without. The 2 incra tops do not have the router plate insert but do have all required brackets to install to the table saw. Also 1 set up support legs. All is brand new, i just opened the boxes for pics. I dont have a use for these as i already...
|03-28-2013 05:30 AM||
Diy Pneumatic table saw clamps/Holddown - 7 replies
Spent the day working on a better way to hold down my workpieces to the slider. Ive grown tired of constantly fiddling with the standard hold down toggle clamp. I ran across the pneumatic clamps felder sells but at $870 each i cannot justify that for a clamp. I bought 2 spring return air cylinders, then went to lowes and raided the plumbing...
|03-24-2013 02:14 AM||
sliding table saws and incra fences - 7 replies
So i have an older (1980s) martin sliding table saw. When i got it the fence, and crosscut fence were no good..bent, beat up u name it. I have since replaced the standard rip fence with the unifence, and have an osbourne miter gauge affixed to the slider portion of the saw. My question is this i much prefer to do all my cutting using the sli...
|06-12-2012 01:49 AM||
Rockler groupon - 0 replies
For those in the Chicago area there is a groupon for rockler woodworking for the schaumburg store. $15 for $30 of stuff. http://www.groupon.com/deals/rockler-woodworking-and-hardware-26
|05-02-2012 01:26 AM||
Thien Separator getting clogged up - 4 replies
A while ago i built a thien separator that fit into a 30 gallon garbage can. This was not the top hat design so it does have a pvc 90 going into the top with the side cut off as were in the plans. This worked great for everything i have done so far…tablesaw work, router table, nothing too serious mostly working on finishing the 2nd story...
|03-20-2012 01:43 AM||
Do i need a jointer? - 16 replies
I have acquired a lot of rough sawn boards i will be using on my current and future projects. So far everything i have built has come from a local hardwood retail store, which puts a clean edge on your boards when you buy them… so i never really had the need. I also have a sliding tablesaw i just got up and running…. http://lumbe...
|03-20-2012 01:12 AM||
After a many hours of work great craigslist find - 17 replies
In my search for a tablesaw upgrade and months of reading reviews on this site, as well as others and weighing the options between a European sliding saw and the standard cabinet saw i was pretty well set on a slider. I all being very expensive i decided on the Hammer k3 winner a more economical option at $5400 to my door (if that c...
|03-13-2012 01:39 AM||
Steam Bending Cherry - 8 replies
I am trying to make a step for my mom to get into her bed and match her current furniture. The bottom has a U shape each side being 10 inches, and the front is 20 inches, on the corners is a 3 7/16 radius. i cut a piece of straight grain cherry 6 1/2 inches wide and 48 inches long and 1/2 inch thick. The reading i have done suggests a one h...