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123 days ago

Jig for cutting five pointed star pieces on table saw??? - 2 replies

Does anyone have a jig for cutting five pointed star pieces? On a table saw. I have a jig/sled for 45 degree cuts but I would like to make the cuts meet in the center of the pieces and they would have a different angle on each end depending on the star point lengths.

162 days ago

bandsaw guide post swivel?? - 7 replies

I have a grizzly G1019Z and there is a swivel on the bottom of the guide post, It is offset and I was wondering what its purpose is.

166 days ago

Grizzly bandsaw opinion please - 9 replies

I have permission to buy a new and bigger bandsaw. I know right. I really like the Grizzly 17” 2hp anniversary model. Only thing I would like to know about the euro style blade guides?? What do you guys think about this saw over all ?? Thanks for your input.

245 days ago

Need Help with wood splitter - 5 replies

I hope this is the right place to ask about this. My son in law and I recently found a homemade wood splitter that needed work. The motor was in bad shape so we found a good deal on a new one(6.5 hp) Once we got it installed the ram will go forward and back but stalls when it hits the wood. The pump and switch are one piece and painted over so I...

685 days ago

Bandsaw motor RPM??? - 6 replies

I found an old bandsaw but the motor is not working. It is a 3/4 hp,1725 RPM. My brother has a 3/4 hp 3450 RPM. Will this work or would it be to fast???

695 days ago

Old Barn Lumber Projects?? - 13 replies

I tried to look at the projects to find projects made from old barn lumber but couldn’t find any under that tag. I recently got a good supply of barn lumber and was looking for some projects beside picture frames to use it on . Can any of you tell me what tag to look under for this type of project? I looked a little under rustic but didn&#...

877 days ago

Willow lumber got pics??? - 5 replies

I have been offered a huge willow tree for free but have never used or seen any lumber from a willow. Does anyone have any pictures and advice about how willow works in furniture. thanks guys

877 days ago

random orbit sander repair? - 13 replies

I need a new pad for a makita r/a sander 5 inch. they are ridiculous high on the internet replacement parts sites. Like 20.00 plus 8 bucks for shipping. A new sander is only a little more. Anyone have any ideas or suggestions/

975 days ago

craftsman jointer repair - 13 replies

My craftsman 6in jointer started making a terrible noise today. Cutterhead bearings I am sure. While looking for parts I came across an old thread from socaldj about where he was restoring the exact same model jointer as mine. However the thread just stops and I was wondering what happened. Anyway has anyone else replaced bearings and is it a to...

978 days ago

clamp repair HELP!!!! - 9 replies

found these clamps at a yard sale for cheap but the swivel pad is broken off, Any ideas on how to fix them??

1060 days ago

shopvac hose repair - 4 replies

My shopvac hose finally collapsed on me after years of faithful service,so I headed on down to the local store for a replacement and found that a new one now costs 20.00 and tax. after calming my defibrelater down I went back home and tried to figure out a way to fix the old one. I thought about amputating the collapsed part but coul...

1091 days ago

new Grandson - 7 replies

well we got a new Grandson last week so I guess I better wipe the cobwebs off my saw and start a new rocking horse. Noah Matthew is 7&7 an 20 inches long.

1272 days ago

Need double chaise lounge plans - 3 replies

Where can I get some plans for a double chaise lounge? Nothing fancy.

1287 days ago

dowel maker - 33 replies

Okay. I want a wood dowel maker that is electric,able to cut different sized dowels with a small amount of resetting or changing of cutters. With a dust collection port for a shop vac. something like an electric pencil sharpener on steroids. It should cost under 150 bucks. And while were at it make it blue to LOL. All you smart guys here is your...

1300 days ago

finish for honey locust table - 8 replies

I would like to ask for advice on finishing a Table I made of Honey locust and walnut. I would like to keep the natural color as much as possible and polyurethane tends to give everything an amber tint. I still want good protection for the top though. HELP!

1324 days ago

what would you make of this? - 9 replies

I found this one board in my cut off pile. It is 5-1/2 inches wide about 20 inches long and 3/4 thick. As you can see it is warped and twisted a little. I need some ideas on what I could do with it,(be nice). It is white oak and has a fantastic grain pattern.

1328 days ago

Is this worth rebuilding?? - 25 replies

I would like opinions on whether this old rocker would be worth the effort to rebuild. All the pieces are there and in fairly good shape. It is Pine and has no sentimental value, I just hate to throw something like this away.It was left out in the rain and given to me by a neighbor who new I liked rocking chairs. Some of the joints have no...

1425 days ago

carbide shaping/carving wheel??? - 2 replies

Where can I get one of these for a 4 1/2 angle grinder? I am in the middle Tennessee area. thanks.

1582 days ago

Kutzall carving disc WANTED - 0 replies

I am looking for a kutzall carving disc, if anyone has one they no longer use I would like to buy one. PM me with price please.

1683 days ago

woodworkers block???? - 2 replies

I haven’t been in the shop for a couple of weeks cause of a cold, I finally decided I was well enough to start a new project. Well, if I could think of something I wanted to make that is. Does anyone else get woodworkers block. I got on the projects pages to try and get some ideas but although there are a lot of great projects nothing re...

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