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02-07-2010 01:20 AM

Armor Core Plywood - 5 replies

Has anyone used this before? I did a search on LJ and didn’t find anything, and I also looked on bing and google. I couldn’t find pictures, but I sure want some.

02-01-2010 02:50 AM

Tools Forum: fixing drill press runout - 9 replies

I’ve done the searches for this topic and didn’t find help. So here goes. Today my buddy was over with his son to work on their pine car derby entry. When using the drill press it became clear that mine has a lot of runout. Even with a very straight bit we get a lot of wobble. I suspect I need to take the chuck off clean any debri...

01-12-2009 06:18 AM

Grizzly Maple Workbench Tops - 6 replies

Anyone ever used one of these tops from Grizzly? I am thinking of using one of these tops as the top for an assembly table in my shop, and to replace the extension table in my table saw. Do you think they’d stay flat? Any other concerns or comments? What about better sources?

01-04-2009 10:15 PM

Fantastic Quote from wifey - 3 replies

Last night I glued up a lot of 3/4” sticks of poplar to make 1 1/2×1 1/2 post for doll beds. When I showed wife this morning, she said… ”Wow, it’s a good thing you have all those clamps!” I feel like I’ve hit a significant milestone with wifey :)

12-30-2008 07:44 AM

PowerMatic Model 66 Maintenance - 7 replies

I put this in the Safety forum, because proper power tool maintenance is a safety issue. For quite a long time, the blade elevation wheel on my PM 66 has been very hard to turn. I’ve been waiting to address this until I could get some expert help. Today I had a guy out from a mobile tool repair place (recommended by Eastside Saw in Be...

12-13-2008 02:45 AM

Mortiser Tables Generally Suck - 5 replies

When I was recently making Hayden’s Doll Bed I used my Jet Hollow Chisel Mortiser a lot. The tables that come with these things are horrible. The fence is horrible, the table is horrible, the hold down is horrible, and sliding the stock is a pain. Does anyone have a good design to replace this? I saw that Rockler has a table, but it...

12-04-2008 10:02 AM

Wanted: woodworker with lathe to help me out - 1 reply

Hi all, I don’t have a lathe, so I’m hoping someone here can help me out. My workbench vises need new handles. I’d like to:1. Correspond with a turner privately2. Send you either wood or money both, and part of an existing handle (so you can get the diameter right)3. Discuss design4. Have you turn new handles and send to ...

05-06-2008 06:50 AM

Hendrik Varju's Book - 1 reply

Anyone got this book? http://www.passionforwood.com/books.htm Or recommendations for other similar books?

02-18-2008 09:20 AM

Etsy.com, a good place to sell your stuff? - 13 replies

I just stumbled on this website, etsy.com that will setup a store for you to sell your stuff, anyone used it?

01-15-2008 08:59 PM

Looking for Recommendations - 6 replies

In my home shop, I really need to keep air hoses and exension cords tidy. There are tons of retractable systems out there, but some can be really cruddy. I am hoping to get some recommendations for good ones. I prefer the really flexible lightweight airhose to the heavy rubber stuff.

01-14-2008 08:45 AM

Powermatic Model 66 Tune Up (help needed) - 1 reply

Today, after being inspired by woodworking podcasts and folks like you, I decided that I needed to tune up my Powermatic 66. I have owned it at least 6 years, and I’ve NEVER cleaned the inside or lubed it. I know… bad bad boy. So today I removed the fence, back rail, fence tube, fence tube rail, extension table (the black powermat...

12-17-2007 11:39 PM

New guy questions - 9 replies

I’ve been looking online, and can’t find some things I really want. A great rail/stile/raised panel bit set (I want the raised panel set to cut the relief in the back just like on the wood whisperer. 1/2 inch shank, horizontal raised panel bit. A great aftermarket splitter for my model powermatic 66 info on the exa...


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