|View mbs's:||home||workshop||projects (35)||blog (5)||reviews (13)||forum topics (84)||buddies (6)||favorites (65)||activity log|
|10-30-2016 02:28 AM||
I put a coat of minwax wipe on poly on a sanded mahogany panel. Then I glued a edge on the front of the panel that was intended to be flush with the top. I had a very slight mismatch of the two surfaces so I pulled out my hand plane and made them flush. I hand sanded the planed surface a little bit then applied another coat of finish. When...
|11-07-2015 04:45 PM||
What machine does this miter go to? - 4 replies
Anyone recognize this? I don’t know what machine it belongs to. I think I tried them all. The track bar is wider than any track slot in my machines and the bar is very thin. Thanks
|09-27-2015 01:28 AM||
How to get rid of glue on planer knife holder - 5 replies
I ran a board through my planer and hit a wet glue pocket. now I have a burnt mess every time I run a board through. I scraped the glue off and used some steel wool but I still get the same burnt mess. I also tried paint thinner but it didn’t do anything. How to I clean the glue off?
|08-18-2015 11:26 PM||
Back button doesn't work anymore - 7 replies
For some reason my “back” button stopped working. It works everywhere but LJ. Running windows 8.x with firefox Any ideas what could be going on?
|01-18-2015 03:52 AM||
Does your wife help in the shop? - 44 replies
My wife wants to replace a 40” round table top in the house. I had some pretty hard, rough wood on-hand that we both like but I don’t know what the name of it is. I believe it’s an exotic of some type. After flattening one face and squaring up the edges I glued all the piece together using domino’s. The faced side w...
|12-24-2014 01:47 PM||
plastic water barrels for Dust collector? - 10 replies
I have a clearview 1800 DC. Have any of you used the blue white plastic drums for a dust bin?
|11-28-2014 03:58 AM||
Clearview Dust Collector noise - 6 replies
I’m installing a CV in the corner of a 20’ x ‘30’ shop. I think it’s the 1800 model with the 15” impeller. With the wynn filters it cranks out 88 dB. I need to vent into the shop. I’ve looked at the clearview website which has some good info. I’m wondering what you guys have done that’...
|11-16-2014 10:17 PM||
what is this? - 10 replies
When I bought my festool ro 150 sander (second hand) it had a bag of these tubes with orange stuff in them. I don’t think it is a festool product but I don’t know what it is. the plastic tubes are roughly 9” long and 1/2 inch in diameter. Any ideas?
|11-02-2014 03:31 AM||
I'm happy with the deal I got today. - 16 replies
I didn’t need another vac or sander but I was cruising Craigslist and came across a festool CT22 and a RO 150 Rotax sander. Both were very dirty but ran well. Got the pair for $240. Cleaned ‘em up and they look great.
|10-30-2014 12:31 AM||
what is this dc setup worth? - 3 replies
This is a Jet 2 hp unit with a wynn filter and a home made thein top hat. how much do you think I should ask for it on Craigslist?
|04-20-2014 06:02 PM||
Dust cat ail filter - 13 replies
I search craigslist a couple time a week for deals. I’ve been looking for a great deal on a dust collector because my current collector isn’t powerful enough to do anything but collect chips. I ran across this dust cat this weekend which is designed to filter the air in the shop. I’d never heard of it before but after a little ...
|02-18-2014 03:10 PM||
Bosch 1210 die grinder - 2 replies
Bosch model 1210 – Like new. Amazon sells it for $167. Asking $75 . I don’t have the original box Price doesn’t include shipping from 85233. Conus only, please.
|02-17-2014 05:16 PM||
Hand planes for sale - 1 reply
I’m selling some of my collection. I have the following planes for sale: Prices don’t include shipping from 85233 Stanley Bailey #31 24” long transitional jointer plane. Antique made in the mid 1800’s. $45 Stanley Bailey #28 transitional plane. $40 Stanley Bailey #26 antique transitional plane. Beautiful patina ...
|02-16-2014 03:56 PM||
14" radial arm saw blade. 1" bore - 3 replies
I don’t have a 14” Radial Arm saw so this blade needs to find a home. It’s a 14” diameter Amana 42 Tooth ATB blade. The blade is used and has been resharpened but I haven’t ever used it. It has typical discoloration of a blade that has been used, cleaned, sharpened and the teeth protected with the coating (plastic?)...
|02-11-2014 03:12 AM||
Oliver 166 bd jointer question - 0 replies
I’m considering getting one of these ol’ iron machines. It has a 480 volt motor and I don’t have 480 available. I can’t tell from the pictures I’ve seen if it’s a direct drive motor? if so, I’ll bet it’s not easy to change the motor. Anyone have any experience changing one of these?
|12-23-2013 05:36 PM||
Carving club near Tulsa OK? - 5 replies
Does anyone participate in any type of carving club/guild near Tulsa that they could recommend for a beginner? Thanks,
|12-23-2013 04:50 AM||
Woodworking frump? - 18 replies
I have been “working” on a bed project for months but haven’t made much progress. It’s almost turned into work instead of fun. I find that I’m not very motivated to complete it. I will finish it because I hate unfinished projects. Does this happen to you too?
|12-23-2013 03:52 AM||
How do you sharpen curved scrapers? - 7 replies
They’re handy tools when sharp but I can’t find any good information on sharpening them. How do you do it?
|12-05-2013 02:33 PM||
Best way to deal with nails in wood - 31 replies
I had an old black walnut tree cut down and slabbed into 9/4” thick planks. I have roughly 50 planks. The bandsaw found/cut a bunch of nails (ugh). I think the easiest way is is to cut out the sections of wood that contain nails. Unfortunately, that would leave me with some pretty short sections in some cases. Other ideas are: 1) ...
|11-27-2013 08:39 PM||
which tools would you use to do this carving - 3 replies
All, I want to do a relief carving. Never done one before. I want to make something similar to this in walnut. I’ve read a lot of theads about tools and it appears the overall consensus is only buy the tools you need to do the job at hand rather than buy a set. As far as brands go it seems that Pfeil, Hock and a few others are l...