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204 days ago

Problem with my steps cutting board (help, please) - 6 replies

I just flattened my board, and I ran into a problem. I am having tear out on the walnut parts. I don’t think the router did this. I used a dish cutting bit from MLCS that stated the bottom was flat. Not exactly. I ended up with a scalloped, or fluted finish. The first side I used my ROS with 80 grit on it to even it out so I could flip...

233 days ago

Save me from myself (if you can or want to) - 8 replies

Hi fellow LJ’s, I’ve got a little nagging problem rattling around my head that I hope you can help me with. I have recently started Spalm'shttp://lumberjocks.com/SPalm/blog/17488 steps cutting board. He writes up in great detail how to achieve this amazing design. I urge you all to read it. As a matter of fact, to help me with my pro...

309 days ago

Hitachi c10fl on craigslist in Fl. - 1 reply

I am not the seller, or in any way connected to him. I have this same saw and while it has it’s limitations, has worked well for me. You certainly can’t beat the price. Good luck to you!http://treasure.craigslist.org/tls/4058402075.html

1063 days ago

New Grizzly bandsaw, Now what? - 13 replies

OK, I finally did it, I got a used Grizzly. The thing is, the first time I used a bandsaw was when I turned this one on to see if it ran! That’s right, zero experience on a bandsaw. You might ask yourself “How could he know if it was worth it?”. Well, it’s a Grizzly Z series 14 1/2” (that’s right, 14 1/2) that...

1108 days ago

Fix? or salvage what I can? - 22 replies

I have a small shop, and because of this i do all my glue ups right before I leave for the day. Yesterday I glued and clamped my medicine cabinet door. Only 1 as I didn’t have enough clamps to get both. Today I walk in and find one of my clamps slipped off right after I left. I don’t know if you can tell, but that̵...

1146 days ago

a little help, please? - 11 replies

I’m about to start a coffered ceiling, 10 ft. elevation, that I am going to have to use veneer on. I told the client several times this should be 1/4 ply, but he doesn’t have enough ply to do the ceiling and wainscot. This is all mahogany that I’m talking about. What I’d like to know, being as the existing substrate is pr...

1220 days ago

Titebond II on Bamboo? - 5 replies

Hi folks, and thanks in advance. I am doing several jobs at a house and the owner had a party in which someone stood on the bar rail in their tiki hut, which then broke off. The rail is made of bamboo with a clear finish (varnish) and was attached to the bar by smaller pieces of bamboo perpendicular to the bar, which then went thru another piece...

1490 days ago

Definately a Tool Gloat - 7 replies

I wrote in my thread about my new saw how the LOML almost bought me a Craftsman TS before I got my Hitachi, and it was a good thing she didn’t. Well, I didn’t write about the overly long discussion we had after that about how I never liked what she got me, and she always liked what I got her. As usual, I was wrong, but just to be on ...

1492 days ago

Tool gloat? You tell me... - 7 replies

All I know is that I’m happy as heck, and can’t stop smiling! I’ve got a “real” table saw. This Hitachi C10fl was on craigslist for $250, so I went to take a look. No rust at all. I checked for flatness, parallel miter slots, motion of raising and bevel cranks, and then vibration. All were perfect. The guy had all o...

1519 days ago

Ridgid band saw - BS1400 - 14 replies

I just saw an ad on CL for this saw – $250 . He states he’s had it 4yrs., but hardly used. I researched and got a few reviews, but I don’t know those people! What does everyone think? I don’t have a bandsaw now, but money is tight. Would someone make my mind up? Thanks in advance.


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