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Craftsman Hardware

Craftsman Hardware

06-03-2018 05:57 PM by Jerry | 2 comments »

CraftsmanHardware.com is a Customer Service Hero. Far too many times I’ve ordered items USPS priority or next day air only to have the order languish for several days before even getting processed for shipment, thereby completely negating my costly efforts to get said item at my doorstep in a timely manner. I ordered some Mission style cabinet door pulls from this outfit last Wednesday. Imagine my surprise when they showed up in my mailbox on Friday. These folks got my order out t...

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One was a solution to the other

One was a solution to the other

05-12-2018 07:40 PM by jamsomito | 3 comments »

Decided I’d try some dowel joinery for the first time and ended up with this jig. Budget was tight and I figured all I really needed was something to keep my drill bit perpendicular to the board if my marking was careful and precise, so I picked up this dowel jig and the drill stop set to go with it. All-in I paid $20 on Amazon, plus dowel pins. It was cheap. Below is my experience with the device and my solutions to its shortcomings along the way. Skip to the bottom for a summary....

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Kreg Drawer Slide Jig

Kreg Drawer Slide Jig

05-01-2018 12:16 PM by scribble | 0 comments »

I finally got around to using these after they sat in my workbench for several months. I will say they do a good job as long as everything is straight to begin with. I built a small drill press rolling cabinet and used it to install my drawer slides. When using with a face frame it helps for the face frame stiles to be taller than 3/4” so the clamps have more meat to grab a hold of. I think the spot that these shine the best is in mounting the drawer to the slides by supporting the ...

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Wow what a bummer

Wow what a bummer

04-26-2018 01:15 PM by chris6453 | 8 comments »

I waited patiently for my YAS slab master to arrive all was well . It arrived on schedule and in great shape . Once assembled we realized that the machine was wired for AUS-EURo 415v 3 phase . Once I realized that the options I had were a 3500.00 transformer or a new motor for 1400.00 I choose the later . I placed emails to YAS and the only response I have gotten to date after 12 emails is ” I will review and get back to you” Now 6 weeks later I can’t even get a returned ca...

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Almost perfect handheld CNC

Almost perfect handheld CNC

04-10-2018 06:41 PM by dschlic1 | 9 comments »

You can find more information here. These are still on pre-order/fulfillment. I received mine and have been learning to use it. I do not have space in mu shop for a table/gantry style CNC machine, however I want to be able to do CNC type cuts. The Shaper Origin seems to be a (nearly) perfect solution. I have also included an example of my most recent project. This CNC is not a full 3D unit, at most it is 2.5D. Pros:Small compact unit, stores away in a systainer. When used correctly the ...

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Kreg hinge jig ok with one major annoying flaw

Kreg hinge jig ok with one major annoying flaw

04-09-2018 03:24 AM by Mike_D_S | 5 comments »

So I had a home made jig for installing concealed hinges that i managed to misplace. I happened to be in the Woodcraft and saw the Kreg jig, so i figured I’d give it a try as the price was pretty good. So after installing a dozen doors worth of hinges, I have some hints and one major gripe about the jig. The good:It’s easy to use. The guide keeps the forstner bit perpendicular with out much effort.Consistent placement is easy to achieve.The price is right. The hints:Kee...

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WoodStock W1104 Board Buddies, Yellow and Freud 10' x 50T Thin Kerf Combination Blade (LU83R010)

WoodStock W1104 Board Buddies, Yellow and Freud 10' x 50T Thin Kerf Combination Blade (LU83R010)

03-03-2018 07:31 PM by KTNC | 3 comments »

RADIAL ARM SAW Accessories Review: Freud LU83R010 Blade and WoodStock W1104 Board Buddies I wanted to make ripping safer, easier and more precise on my Craftsman 113.29003 radial arm saw. When my wife asked me what I wanted for my birthday, I asked and received the following: - Freud 10’ x 50T Thin Kerf Combination Blade (LU83R010)- WoodStock W1104 Board Buddies, Yellow Thought I’d share my experience. Enjoy the review. The board buddies instructions say to moun...

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Which Joinery Technique is Best? Time, Strength, Repeatability

Which Joinery Technique is Best? Time, Strength, Repeatability

02-09-2018 09:51 PM by WoodWorkLIFE | 18 comments »

Hey Guys, So, I wasn’t REALLY just looking at the domino, but that is how reviews are posted on this site. What I really wanted to do is compare popular joinery techniques and test speed, consistency, and strength. I looked at the Festool Domino, the Kreg K5 system, Biscuit joints, hand cut and machine cut mortise and tenon joints. I looked at them from the perspective of a professional batching out pieces and a hobbyist throwing together one piece of furniture to see how it would...

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First use, what a pleasure

First use, what a pleasure

02-05-2018 06:19 AM by copythat | 6 comments »

At the end of November 20017, I bought a pre-owned, but never used, Festool Domino Joiner, the DF 500 Q set. I then ordered the Festool 498899 Assorted Domino Beech Tenons And Cutters. Yesterday, I started making a cabinet for my Incra router table set up and decided to use dominos to assemble the face frame. I changed cutters, added an attachment, changed a metric guide to imperial and BAM, it worked perfectly the very first time. I had the face frame mortised in about five minutes and was r...

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PSI Woodworking Pen Mandrel

PSI Woodworking Pen Mandrel

02-01-2018 09:46 PM by Gunnyb4 | 7 comments »

Hey all. I picked up a PSI pen mandrel to start turning pens on my lathe. I got it on amazon at the link below. It works pretty good. I have made quite a few pens with it. I liked it better than the idea of having my live center turning on a metal rod like most of the mandrels I saw. I did a you tube video on it if you would like to see it in action. The video is here https://youtu.be/EjdDv6rgQ4EI posted a picture of a couple pens I made. Let me know what you think. The amazon link is hereHtt...

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