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591 days ago

Turning Question - 7 replies

I finally am able to have time to use my new lathe. I am attempting to make a few pendants for Christmas and having issues. I have been able to turn two with success. I keep loosing the rest. I have tried hot glue, no success. Carpet tape, get them rounded and go to do the face and bye bye. I sneak up on them and gone. I am using mahogany and...

599 days ago

Question concerning Bieseyermer 78-963 Anti Kickback Snap in Spreader - 4 replies

Hi All,I bought one of these splitters and installed it. Can someone tell me if they have any play with the splitter in the holder. Common sense dictates that it should not move left or right. Just checking . Thanks,

616 days ago

Need help. Drive belt on bandsaw keeps coming off. - 5 replies

Hi guys and girls,I have a Craftsman Pro 14 inch bandsaw, same as the Rikon 10-325. The woodruff key set screw came out so the belt popped off. I put everything back together three times and the belt walks each time. I put the belt back on with the grooves in the grooves of the cast wheel and aluminum pulley, checked alignment etc. not sure if ...

950 days ago

Finger Prints in Tung Oil Finish - How Do I Remove? - 2 replies

Wishing Everyone a Happy Holiday. I have a question. I am just finishing up a box made out of maple and I have put 3 coats of Tung Oil on it and noticed that I have a couple of fingerprints and I can’t seem to buff them out. I applied a little more oil and the same thing. I was wearing nitrile gloves when applying the finish. Any sug...

956 days ago

Need Help - Stumped as to the cause of problem - 11 replies

I have a table saw issue that you guys and girls may be able to help me resolve. I have a Delta34-410 contractors saw with a T2 fence. I have an issue with the side that is being cut having a slight curve in it. I have checked everything and it all is what it should be. I realigned the blade to the miter slot and I am dead on front and back. ...

1021 days ago

Go to edit post and it reposts your post - 1 reply

Hi guys just tried to help someone with a blade wobble and went to edit my post and it reposted my post 2 more times with the edits. So the post is I think 2, 3, 5, it let me put delete in two of them.

1025 days ago

Help with miter saw purchase - 3 replies

Does anyone know about the Triton sliding double bevel miter saws? I am looking for a slider and came across the Triton but found no info on Tritons website. Found a couple of mixed reviews. What I am looking for is a decent saw that will last me and won’t cost a fortune. I am all over the place price wise. I have looked at Bosch, Dewal...

1039 days ago

Hand Plane Identification Help Please - 18 replies

Hello all of you hand plane users and collectors. Today I purchased this hand plane and I am trying to figure out who manufactured it. The antique shop that i bought it from didn’t seem to know. It is 10 inches long from front arch to rear arc measuring the sole. The front handle is right at the front edge with no markings. At the back by ...

1061 days ago

Gibson: Feds Want Guitar Woodwork Done by Foreign Labor - 52 replies

Just read this as I was drinking my morning coffee. Our governments way of creating jobs. Read the article

1078 days ago

Veneer Question - 4 replies

Hi guys, I have a question about veneering. I am thinking of building a credenza that I see in the Woodsmith magazine. They are saying to veneer the unit after you build it. They are saying to veneer the outside of the carcass , both sides of the doors and both sides of the draw fronts and edge band.The question is do you veneer the inside of...

1170 days ago

Router Table Miter Slot Placement - 2 replies

Hi all, hope all are doing well. My question is how far is the miter bar supposed to sit from the router bit. I had read some where that it should be six inches from center. I have all the material and was getting ready to build the top. I am still playing with ideas, put it in the end of my out feed table, I would have to beef it up a bit...

1227 days ago

Chalk One Up for Grizzly - 13 replies

Now i know why their is such a huge fan base for Grizzly on here. I purchased a new paddle switch from Grizzly and received it a few days ago. I wired up the saw and it did not work. Went back over all my connections and rewired again. This time it pooped the breaker in the power box. Go over everything again and same issue. I put the origina...

1241 days ago

Switch Wiring Question - 14 replies

Good evening to one and all. I have a Delta 34-410 contractors saw that is wired to run off of 110 volts. I just replaced the fence and wanted to replace the power switch with a new on/off switch with the paddle. The original toggle switch works fine. I bought a switch from a company that is closing it doors, woodworking machines sales servic...

1268 days ago

Question on building a router extension table - 4 replies

Hi all I know that a lot of questions have been asked about router tables as of late. I am looking at making an extension table on my older Delta contractors saw model 34-410 to be exact. I would like to build the table to the right side in between the round rails of the original fence. My concern is will it be to heavy?I was planning on lami...

1273 days ago

Tools For The Tool Collector Craigslist Alert - 0 replies

Hi everyone,I was checking out craigslist this afternoon and came across this post that I thought some of you may be interested in. Listing is for woodworking tools from the 20’s, 30’s etc, thought I would share for those of you who may collect and refurbish.

1281 days ago

Jet JJ6CS 6" Jointer in need of a good home - 1 reply

For sale Jet 6” closed stand jointer with brand new blades installed. Runs on 110 volt. Includes owners manual, wrench to change blades and a dolly to move machine around your shop.Located in Orange County NY.Asking $350 or best offer.

1348 days ago

FS - Jet Jointer Model JJ-6CS - 1 reply

If interested I have a JJ-6CS for sale in NY state. New blades installed, owners manual included along with wrench to change blades. The unit works good. I have the jointer on a dolly so it can be rolled around the shop. Drop me an email if interested.

1348 days ago

A Question for SawStop Owners - 12 replies

I am looking at getting a SawStop and want to know can I use my accessories that i already have? I have an Incra 1000 HD miter gauge and a Grizzly Tenoning jig just as an example.

1388 days ago

Rip Fence - 2 replies

I am looking at replacing the fence on my Delta contractor saw and I am between the Biesemeyer and a Vega fence. My question is do any of you have the Vega fence? Do you like it and would you buy it again? etc. I am looking for a good fence and the Biesemeyer is a great fence but for the price I am leaning toward the Vega. From looking at ...

1521 days ago

Working with Spar Varnish - 3 replies

My question is does anyone have any tips for applying this finish? I have applied two coats, the finish is looking good on most of my project. I have a couple of dry spots to touch up. The finish is a bit wavy. I had to sand one of the benches to fix some drips and actually went back to the wood. This bench needs another coat to make uniform....

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