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|224 days ago||
How to build a 36" x 96" interior door - 4 replies
Im wanting to build my own 36” x 96” interior pocket door for my soon to be bedroom and wanting to know the best and least expensive way to do so. Im thinking of 3/4” thick by 5 1/2 ” x 96” face frames with a rabbitt on inside edges and glue two of them together to get my outer stiles with maybe tounge and grove car...
|463 days ago||
Shaper vs router table - 12 replies
whats the difference between a good router table with a power lift and a Shaper? if im going to do this i want to explore all my options and make the best choice and spend whatever it may take to get a good Quality the First time. Ive been known to rethink or make a purchase without all the facts and end up with something im not so impressed wit...
|599 days ago||
choosing the right thickness planer? - 14 replies
Im in the market for a thickness planer and not sure witch one to choose? I wont be running a whole lot of board feet thru it but i also want quality.Porter cable has one thats $250.00 the next step up is $399.00 for a Dewalt or a Ridgid, witch the Ridgid has a Lifetime warrenty. Also Steel City makes one that is $299.00 but i will have to pay s...
|630 days ago||
What exterior sealer should i use on cedar wood? - 8 replies
im looking to seal my cedar grill cart and need to know what everyone suggests to use to seal said wood?Do i use a teak oil or a danish oil? I know a polyurathaine will yellow in the uv rays so what should i use? Thaks Marty
|639 days ago||
mortise and tendons - 9 replies
im going to be building a bbq grill cart and we have already poured the concrete counter top with a cutout for the ceramic cooker now i need to build the cart, i may use cedar 4×4’s for the legs and rails but if i do i think i need to mortise them together and to cut the tendon on the table saw is the less tricky part but how can i ge...
|651 days ago||
looking into putting a Steel City Industrial fence on Ridgid R-4511 Table saw any thoughts and if i wire my saw to 240 volts/220 do i need to put a different switch on the table saw?Everyone says the Steel city industrial fence is really great fence and hopefully it is for $350.00 plus $99.00 shipping. Just want to make the right choice on the f...