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04-14-2014 04:23 AM

miller falls tools no. 5 hand plane i am looking for more info on the plane. - 13 replies

I cant seem to find any information on this plane, i have never restored a plane before and i’d love everyones input on the topic.

02-07-2014 07:19 PM

i need and hvlp system and i have no clue where to start... - 13 replies

i have about 20 cabinets i need to finish and spraying seems like its the way to go. i have a budget of about 3-500$ i dont know enough about hvlps to make a good decision, im hoping that you guys can get me out of a pinch again!! busybeetools seems to have a good selection of fuji hvlps which one is right for me? or is there something better...

02-04-2014 06:02 PM

for the average joe, dewalt or makita track saw? - 3 replies

i have to do a lot of cutting down sheet goods for some cabinets im making and festool just isn’t in the cards right now, dewalt or makita are a much better price any other companies what make a good quality track saw at a fair price? i have a cabinet saw but its hard to handle big sheets alone on the TS.i hope you all can help me out!

01-22-2014 05:12 AM

im looking for a quiet, yet powerful and compact dust collection. what do you recommend? - 10 replies

hello everyone! Im looking for a quiet, yet powerful and compact dust collection. what do you recommend? is this too much to ask for? haha it will be mainly on my table saw and my soon to come bandsaw (wishful thinking) Id love to hear all of your suggestion!

10-05-2013 05:46 PM

does anyone own this saw? general international 90-140M1 - 8 replies

this band saw is right in my budget, will i be disappointed? i am a beginner on the band saw but i dont wantt to buy a crappy saw then have to buy another.

10-03-2013 01:54 AM

gift ideas for my girl friend, one year anniversary - 28 replies

what should i make my girl friend for our one year anniversary? please help!!

09-07-2013 03:58 PM

tormek T3 vs. tormek T7, will the T3 do the same job on chisel and plane irons as the T7? - 6 replies

the t7 and t3 are very different in price. would i be shooting myself in the foot if i bought the t3?

07-28-2013 03:28 AM

DO NOT buy the craftex cx 200 table saw. - 21 replies

a few days ago my craftex cx 200 arrived, i was incredibly excited for my first TS. i unpackaged it and started to assemble the saw. everything was going very smoothly, then i got to the laminate extension wing. it was missing bolts and the corners looked like some had dropped it. i thought to my self, “okay, its a small issue i can get a ...

06-19-2013 05:51 AM

thoughts on this saw? i neep help choosing one!!!! - 9 replies someone tell me if this is a good saw!!

06-08-2013 05:30 AM

looking for a good but cheap new thickness planer, any thoughts on this delta? - 22 replies

05-24-2013 05:51 AM

is this craftex a good thickness planer? - 3 replies

im looking to buy my first thickness planer. i want a small one and i don’t have a big budget! any suggestions?

05-19-2013 08:19 PM

how can i get rid of mould on an end grain cutting board? - 7 replies

how can i get rid of mould on an end grain cutting board?

04-05-2013 12:03 AM

found this on amazon grizzly table saw. - 4 replies im looking at buying a new table saw and i was wondering what you guys think about this one.

03-28-2013 12:05 AM

does anyone have a 10 percent grizzly coupon i could have? - 2 replies

does anyone have a 10 percent grizzly coupon i could have? im trying to get a new table saw but im just a tad short on cash!!!!

03-27-2013 04:27 AM

i need to run a 220 volt outlet for a table saw, how do i put in the outlet? - 65 replies

i know nothing about electrical, i don’t even know what question to ask you guys! please help me!

03-27-2013 03:14 AM

first table saw, which one do i buy!? , i need help! - 31 replies

i need to pick a good table saw in the 900-1200 range. ive been woodworking for 2 years, im also a first year carpenter. please help me!! (no bench top or contractor saws) thanks,michael.

03-26-2013 03:52 AM

the holes for wires in entertainment centres - 12 replies

how big should the holes for wires/cables in entertainment centres be? i think 3 inches is a good number. i am in a big debate about this and i wanted your thoughts on the topic!

03-16-2013 11:19 AM

my new stanley sweetheart low angle jack plane. - 4 replies

today my first quality hand plane came in the mail. i was wondering how to take off the slimy/oily tool preserve stuff off, or do i leave it on? i really need to figure this out before i take it for a test run! thanks michael

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