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|340 days ago||
I've never seen this clamp before - 3 replies
Saw this on craigslist. its an Abaco 90 Degree Miter Clamp. I don’t want one but it’s different than I’ve seen before. Seems like it has limited use and its expensive too.
|342 days ago||
Plane iron sharpening - 7 replies
After reading some threads on sharpening I decided to tune up my #62 bevel-up and #5 bevel-down planes (not my favorite task). I want to see if I’m thinking about the functionality correctly. I latched on to one of Don’s comments that the back is more important than the front. Yet, most of the time is spent on polishing the beve...
|350 days ago||
Just kidding! I had you going though, didn’t I? I just finished responding to a question about the saw from someone who has decided to buy one. I’m amazed about the passion people have about the saw. It reminds me of Ali – everyone watched him either because they loved him or they hated him. Sawstop threads are one of th...
|352 days ago||
It’s not a lot of money. Just wondering if anyone who uses planes a lot has been able to tell a difference between the PM-V11 and the O1 Iron. BTW – I’m a bit surprised that the Woodriver #7 is priced higher than the Veritas. The WR V# has received great reviews but is it worth more than the LV? I have a few Lie Nielson pl...
|370 days ago||
Router table top isn't flat. Need some advise. - 16 replies
I have a real nice router table setup but the top of the laminated table isn’t flat so the router base is either proud at in some area or below the surface in some area. I can run it through a plywood sander but I think that will just goober up the top. Short of building another top can think of a way to flatten it?
|390 days ago||
Got a good deal on Jet heavy duty parallel jaw clamps this weekend. The package contains (2) 24-inch clamps(2) 40-inch clamps(4) 2” bench dogs(4) framing blocks Here’s a pic They normally run $250+ online but my local store (Timber Woodworking) was selling them for $99. Picked up two sets. Gloat, Gloat, Gloat. I need to ...
|395 days ago||
Thein top hat separator question - 5 replies
I’ve seen youtube videos of people testing their top hats without hooking them up to a bag/filter. I couldn’t see any dust leaving the impeller discharge. I’ve also seen them demo the separator and show that there isn’t much dust in the bag but I can’t find any information that shows how much is going into the wyn...
|396 days ago||
Thein Dust Collection Top Hat Separator. - 3 replies
Got my separator made today. I used 1” High Density particle board and 1/8” poly carbonate plastic. I still need to install the system outside of my shop, build an enclosure around it so I don’t upset the neighbors and punch a hole through the wall to connect the piping.
|408 days ago||
a note for sawstop owners - 6 replies
I have a sawstop and want to share my recent mistake with you so you don’t make the same one. I was ripping a pc of mdf today. Everything went fine during the cut. I pushed the ripped pc to the outfeed rollers. Then I was moving the remnant to be cut and the corner of the remnant kissed the front of the blade guard, the blade guard h...
|450 days ago||
There are a few things I’ve done that I really like and I would do over again. And a few things I would do differently. I guess this is the forum to share the good, the bad, and the ugly. Most of the ideas listed below were developed while I was working in a 2 car garage. I was fortunate enough to build a larger garage and incorporate ...
|452 days ago||
Any idea what these brackets to go to? - 4 replies
Got these when I purchased a used felder cf741 but they could belong to something unrelated. The brackets are pretty sturdy. and how ‘bout these.
|455 days ago||
Anyone know how to use one of these - 4 replies
I gogled the patent and it appears to be a setup gauge. The patent information link is below. Not sure what to do with it. It came with my used felder equipment. http://www.google.com/patents?id=lV01AAAAEBAJ&pg=PA2&source=gbs_selected_pages&cad=4#v=onepage&q&f=false
|455 days ago||
There is quite a bit of setup time and learning involved in using one of these european combo machines. I bought it used from an estate so I didn’t get a good review with the owner about some of the accessories that came with the machine. I’m fairly sure many of the items are felder specific. The felder rep on the west coast (Ca...
|497 days ago||
Not really! Almost had one today when I went to my local Ewing PVC supply store to get some 6” drain pipe and fittings. The pipe was $25/10’ and the 6-6-6 Y fitting was $54. A 45 elbow was $25. Isn’t this just plastic? That Y fitting, which I didn’t buy, cost as much as lobster. When I piped my shop a few years ago I th...
|497 days ago||
I really don’t NEED these machines but the thought of a slider has intrigued me lately. I mainly wanted it for the slider and the 16” jointer/planer I have an 8” jointer and a 15” planer now so I won’t use the felder unless I need it. it’s a used machine that comes with a power feeder, 8’ slider, mor...
|515 days ago||
Advice on SCM 24" planer - 0 replies
I’m interested in getting a wider planer. A SCM Invincible 24’ Wood Planer is available. It’s 3 phase but the owner isnt sure of the hp. It doesn’t have the knife grinder and it has a manual table crank rather than elect. It was probably made in the 80’s but not sure of that either. It looks to be in good con...
|522 days ago||
Halsty 36" wide belt sander advice - 4 replies
There is a used sander available but I don’t know anything abouut the Haltsy. What kind of experience do you have with them? This is a 1 phase 10 hp sander. How does it compare to other brands? Thanks
|533 days ago||
I bought this 25” drum sander used with high hopes of saving sanding time but I’ve been disappointed in the results. I’m having problems wrapping the sandpaper on the drum and having it stay put after I run wood through it. I can get what I think is a good wrap but it shifts under load and either overlaps itself which cause...
|553 days ago||
Flat Panel slot size? - 5 replies
I have 3/16” thick plywood panels to put in the dado on bi-fold doors. Would you use a 1/4” BitTorrent make the dado or would that be too sloppy of a fit? There aren’t too many options for a 7/32” bit since I need to use a slot cutter with a pilot bearing. Thanks
|578 days ago||
Working with spalted wood - 11 replies
I have a 2” thick spalted walnut that i want to use for a chair seat. The spalted area is in the center and is a half inch thick be two inches wide. Is there something like krazy glue that I can use to harden the soft wood? If so, how does it look when finished and how deep does the glue penetrate? The white part is very soft.