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|25 days ago||
Drill Press - Jet vs. Wen - 8 replies
I am in the market for a drill press. I was originally looking at the 12 in Jet (JDP-12). It looks real nice with lasers, a work light, variable speed adjustment (no belts to move) and a 1/3hp motor. All for $375. I just saw the Wen 4214 12in drill press on line. It looks almost exactly like the Jet except the color. All the features are...
|33 days ago||
Dewalt DW735 13in Planer - 9 replies
I took it out of the box and set it on a shelf for a while. Now I need to use it and I find out that the rollers aren’t pulling the wood through. Any suggestions?
|44 days ago||
Drift wood - 3 replies
I found a really nice piece of drift wood a year and a half ago and stuck it on a shelf in my shop. I’ve now decided to make a shelf out of it. The grain is gorgeous and it looks great. My problem, the wood is soooo soft. I hot glued it to a panel so I could cut a straight edge. When I pulled it off it glue pulled to wood apart. I...
|487 days ago||
Why can' I make square flat stuff - 7 replies
Hi all, I am trying to make an extension table and work surface for my table saw. The plan was to laminate three layers of MDF, add oak sides and a replaceable hard board top. The table was to have two holes for clamping, a down draft box for sanding (shown) and two t-tracks running the length (not cut yet). I made all the cuts to the fi...
|545 days ago||
Electrical short - 5 replies
I’m not sure what happened. I plugged in my contractor saw, made a few cuts with no problem. When I went to unplug it I was these pics. The wall side has no marks or anything. There was no bogging or anything that would indicate a power drain. I didn’t see a flash (the plug was behind the saw and on the ground though) nor did I...
|748 days ago||
Not working right - 4 replies
So I don’t really have quality tools yet. I have a shopsmith and a router table top made of mdf. I was unable to get the bit 90 degrees to the table. Now I have an expensive piece of wood with a rabid rabbet and dado. I can deal with the rabbet since it is in the back. But I have got to fix the dado somehow. Can someone help me fix it? ...