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788 days ago

Do you have a traditional hardwood workbench? - 19 replies

I’m curious, do any of you use your hardwood traditional woodworking bench for glue ups and finishing, without protecting the surface? I’ve seen a woodworking show that does this fairly often. How would you keep the bench-top clean and true? I don’t understand it. Comments?

1215 days ago

Looking for a supplier... - 3 replies

Hi Guys, I’d like to make a 1/8” dovetail chisel. I’m looking for a supplier for a piece of High speed steel rod, 1/8” square and about 10” long. Does anyone have a internet outlet for something like this? Thanks. later,

1681 days ago

I need a little help... - 7 replies

Hey Guys, I could use a little help… I have an original Incra jig, and when I try to make box joints, they come out too tight. I can put them together dry but if I apply glue there is no way that the joints go together wet. How can I gain a little extra clearance, maybe an extra 1/64 or just a few thousandsths? I actually brok...

1723 days ago

Picking the right photo storage website, which one do you use? - 5 replies

Hi All, I’ve spent several hours trying to upload about 60 photos and then link some of those photos to my first blog. My computer is a Mac running OS X 10.4 and I’ve tried using Firefox 3.0.15, Apple’s Safari 3.2, and a browser called Opera ver# 9.27 Photobucket isn’t displaying the tables correctly. It’s as i...

1765 days ago

Jointmaker Pro - Please Read - 6 replies

I was surfing the net and once again saw the Bridge City Tool “Jointmaker Pro”, I know that I must be crazy but the tool looks straight forward and simple enough in concept. Does anyone else think that a usable variant could be shopmade by a talented group like us? For under $1195.00?

1898 days ago

Was - RE:Looking for a SAFE way to rip thin strips on a Radial Arm Saw - 14 replies

Hi All, I wanted to thank everyone for their input. I hadn’t had the time in the last few days to work on the “ripping thin strips on a RAS” problem but with your help I came up with this. Using the E. Emerson Tool Co. “All in one” guide clamp for my fence, I set the RAS up for an “out rip”, th...

1919 days ago

Thin Stock 1/8" thru 5/8" - 16 replies

Hi Guys, I see all these beautiful jewelry and keepsake boxes and I want to make some. Where do you find, or how do you make, solid / hardwood stock from 1/8” to 5/8” thick. I’ve tried local suppliers and cabinet makers around town and zip, nada. I know that you don’t need much at a time. Is there an outlet for a va...

1940 days ago

RE:Looking for a SAFE way to rip thin strips on a Radial Arm Saw - 13 replies

I tried this question over in the “Safety” forum and I’d like to thank those that replied, but I really am interested in ripping thin (1/4”) strips on a RAS. Please, if you don’t have a solution, you don’t need to reply. Thanks ! parkerdude The question as posted earlier; The title kind of sums ...

1942 days ago

Looking for a SAFE way to rip thin strips on a Radial Arm Saw - 10 replies

The title kind of sums it up. I’ve got an old Craftsman RA saw that’s in very good shape and is my primary power saw, (I’m mostly a hand tool guy). I’m making several utility cabinets from birch plywood and I’d like to edge band all of the exposed edges for durability. Does anyone have a safe solution to rip 1...


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