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12-25-2017 11:14 PM

Painting MDF - 13 replies

Just want to know how to paint MDF. I recently purchased a sheet to make shelves for my grandsons hotwheels. In the process of spraying them the mdf felt gritty after painting even with primer. What am I doing wrong. Thanks

10-23-2017 03:34 PM

Edge glueing the inexpensive cedar fencing from Home Depot - 12 replies


03-25-2017 05:15 PM

edge gluing partilelboard to oak or pine - 5 replies

I want to edge glue a 1×2 solid wood to a sheet of particleboard to give hinges real wood to connect to. Will the edge joint be strong enough between these two materials?

08-26-2015 02:21 AM

biesmeyer fence - 6 replies

I have an original equipment Biesmeyer that came with a Craftsman 22124 tablesaw. The fence has never been used, it is brand new in the box. How do I evaluate the worth? I need to sell it.

08-21-2014 09:41 PM

Edge joint question - 1 reply

Ok. My daughter has a frame she wants to put a glass in and use it for a cabinet door. The corners are 45 and she does not want a spline and I have no way to install a biscuit, which I am not sure if either would be strong enough anyway. I have suggested cutting the 45s off and doing a lap joint which at this time is all I could help her with, m...

04-14-2014 11:24 PM

Air Brush - 5 replies

Looking to purchase a air brush with compressor for my grandson to use on his models. I would like to spend under $100.00 but would like something he can grow into. Any suggestions?

04-04-2014 06:34 PM

Swing arms for lamps - 1 reply

Anybody out there every build a swing-arm lamp? If so can you inform me where to purchase the arms or if you made it yourself, how? Thanks

03-27-2014 05:02 PM

Benchtop drill press - 10 replies

Ok. I don’t have the time to do any research, I’m just way to busy working on my house. My wife has informed me that she plans on purchasing me a benchtop drill press on her way home from work tonight so I need to know which one of these that is in the budget will serve me best. I know they are not high powered so I will be limited b...

03-22-2014 07:12 PM

Paint with primer - 3 replies

Is paint with primer added really worth the extra money? I’m not as concerned about the number of coats it takes to cover, as I am durability. I am comparing Behr paint with and without the primer. Thanks.

03-19-2014 07:14 PM

LOST: "We love to work the wood" - 2 replies

This morning, 3-19-14, at just before 9am there was a We love to work the wood posted that I was called away from. By the time I returned there was a new We love to work the wood and I have exhausted every avenue I can to try to recover it. can anyone help? maybe just the name of of the person who was posted there would help. Thanks

03-09-2014 08:15 PM

Beisemeyer fence - 6 replies

I have the Beisemeyer fence that came with my Craftsman tablesaw but I am planning to put on the Incra fence so I am wondering what would be a good price for the Beisemeyer. It is still in its unopened box.

03-05-2014 09:58 PM

Gluing an edge to face - 5 replies

I am in the process of making two small corner shelves, 24 inches tall by six inches deep with three shelves each. Just want to know if I am asking for trouble by just joining the edge to the face with just a glue joint. The are made out of some recycled pine. Thanks.

01-11-2014 10:08 PM

Pizza Peels - 3 replies

I have seen cutting board after cutting board and just love most of the designs everyone comes up with, but I am wanting to make a Pizza Peel and would like to see YOUR peel designs and ideas for this project. Thanks in advance.

01-10-2014 04:45 PM

mobile base - 4 replies

Finally, after eight years I get to unpack my Craftsman 22124 which I bought at an incredibly low price then moved and had to put it into storage. So after I get it opened and assembled this weekend I will need to put it on a mobile base. My question is which mobile base would you recommend for this saw which will be moved in and out of a garag...

12-04-2013 09:05 PM

May be a silly question, but...... - 3 replies

here goes anyway. I just mistakenly sprayed on a high gloss finish of paint on a project and it was suppose to be Satin, and would like to know if I were to spray on a clear coat of a satin finish over that would it dull the shine. I remember as a kid Testers made a spray called Dull Coat that did just that. If I must I will go and buy a can o...

12-01-2013 12:28 AM

HTC2000 mobile base - 2 replies

I own a HTC2000 mobile base rated at 500 pound capacity and would like to know if anyone knows if this rating is accurate. I want to put my Grizzly GO500 jointer on it and it weighs in at 461 pounds. Yes or No? Thanks.

11-15-2013 03:30 PM

Harbor freight HVLP question - 1 reply

I recently purchased item 67181 HVLP and would like to know if it is possible to find different size nozzles that will work with this gun. It comes with a 1.5mm and I would like to find a 2.0 if possible. Thanks

11-08-2013 12:13 AM

Siphon feed spray gun - 1 reply

A few years back I inherited a siphon feed spray gun and a compressor from my wife’s uncle. The spray gun is a vintage Craftsman 191.15614 and today for the first time ever I test sprayed some 1Xs to get the feel of it. I am hooked on spraying, this old gun put on a very nice even coat of paint. O.K. being new to this I am unfamiliar wi...

11-04-2013 03:53 PM

Ridgid compact router R2401 - 12 replies

I am interested in purchasing this router but I am unable to find out if Ridgid will come out with a plunge base for it in the future. Does anyone have any knowledge on this. Thanks

10-22-2013 02:51 AM

Decided on the Ridgid ROS - 2 replies

Thanks everyone who responded to my FRUSTRATED post. To let you know I have decided to go with the Rdgid because even though this one was one of the three I had problems with it was the nicest of the group and lasted the longest. Second, living in a city that doesn’t have much but the big box stores I have to depend sometimes on Home Dep...

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