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12-17-2017 06:40 AM

ROCK! but no ROLL? - 5 replies

Has anyone else noticed how SLLLOOOOWWWWWWW ROCKLER is at getting orders shipped?

12-16-2017 11:17 AM

I am attracted! - 7 replies

I am looking for a ay to local and unlock a medium box I am planning on making I would like to utilize a hidden MAGNETIC lock on it but know not much about these. Its doesn’t have to be very robust.. Any experience in this?

12-16-2017 02:19 AM

The death of MDF! - 42 replies

Today I had some major traveling to do. 350 miles. Central IllinoisWhile doing it I stopped in every Home Cheapo, lowes and Menards… No one carries MDF any longer. Special order only. The closest I got was MDF core Red oak Sheets. ONE WORD!!!! WTF!!!!!! All in all wasn’t too bad! Had some of the best Sweet and sour Shrimp...

12-14-2017 08:46 PM

OFF TOPIC Question about OFF TOPIC Questions... - 8 replies

Why I post OFF TOPIC QUESTIONS! I know we all have a common interests and you have to admit we as a collective bunch are, for the most part, more mature and seasoned. I know I can ask an OFF TOPIC question such as what type of Anti Freeze to use in/on something and I will get a logical no none sense no-BRAVO-SEIRRA input about it. Anoth...

12-13-2017 01:49 PM

Rechargeable sprayer - 11 replies

I am thinking of getting one of these to spray tinted Lacqour for small objects that need multiple coats after a short drying time… Has anyone else sued this/these?

12-12-2017 07:55 PM

UP SHEET Creek - 33 replies

I have a great possible gig. There is a house just up the street with 4 huge Wooden STRUCTURAL Wooden Columns. The go up 2 stories and hold up a large roof over hang. They all have rotten BASES. Some what like the one in this pic! They are painted. They were made out of maybe ten sections of straight lumber then milled or lathed. The are ...

12-11-2017 05:23 PM

Coloring Lacquer! - 5 replies

I was thinking of spraying a piece of white pine with a colored lacquer to get a candy apple red look. I did a search online and come across a lot of CANNE SPRAY PAINT COLORED LACQUER, but I am pretty sure they are SOLID OPAQUE not translucent… Does anyone know of any CANNED SPRAY LACQUER that can give me war I want OR does any have ...

12-11-2017 05:14 PM

OFF TOPIC WARNING!!!!! - 15 replies

I AM POSTING THIS BECAUSE IT’S NEWS TO ME! I am getting ready to replace the radiator in my 2002 Chevy S-10. I went online to figure out what the Fluid Capacity was for the antifreeze. Almost immediately I read warnings to NEVER PUT GMAC DEX-COOL in anything. It will destroy any engine it’s put in… HUMM/ Never heard th...

12-10-2017 07:38 PM

OFF TOPIC. Bad Santa! - 4 replies

My sister saw a pic of me working with my eyeglasses on the other day! said i looked so much like Santa, that I should get a job being the mall Santa. AT first I was offended then I thought! HEY thats not a bad idea. ME as the MALL SANTA. HUMMM? “Well Hello little girl. Tell you what? Santa will bring you a pony for Christmas this ye...

12-10-2017 02:23 PM

DeWalt Planner rollers - 2 replies

I have the DeWalt DW734 12-1/2 in. Thickness Planer… it seems like the rollers are not grabbing and feeding the stock like it use to. I waxed the in/out feed and the bed. I have looked at and felt the rollers they seem to not be damaged in any way but are a little dirty. Dusty really. I was going to use Lacquer thinner on them bu...

12-10-2017 02:16 PM

Drawer slides ISSUES? - 9 replies

Has anyone else had issues installing these drawer slides??? My issue is on several occasions while sliding in the drawer into the ITEM the drawer slides on the drawer and the ones in the carcus seem to CATCH and are very difficult to get in and working. On a few I have damaged the slides ball bearing component and had to replace them....

12-09-2017 04:12 PM

Now this is ODD! - 20 replies

I was looking for some 1/4 MDF at Lowes the other day and they only had that awful Dark Brown HARDBOARD. So I left thinking someone else will have it. I looked at Menards and Hone Cheapo! NONE the thinnest was 1/2 Now I know i have gotten 1/4 MDF from those places before WTH?

12-07-2017 05:33 PM

OFF TOPIC.... DEC. 7th Does anyone recall that todays date is an anniversary of - 18 replies

DEC. 7th Does anyone recall that todays date is an anniversary of

12-07-2017 12:27 PM

Draws and slides - 2 replies

I am sure most of you saw my smiley happy thing SEE PIC. This was a research piece, I made drawer backs side fronts and 3/4 dados in the sides and a piece of 3/4 hard wood runners, BUT I had a hell of a time getting them perfectly matched up left and right and thy bind up some…. I am wanted any input on what or how I could make a...

12-05-2017 12:30 PM

Most LOVE a good hummer... - 7 replies

I have a Cobalt Diaphragm air compressor. Its very loud and annoying when it goes off. I was thinking of making a BOX for it in the corner of my shop with some sort of noise dampening material on the inside of this box. Dos anyone know what material I could use that is effective and CHEAP?

12-05-2017 01:31 AM

Exotics - 8 replies

Like finding a pair of jeans to wear I like to have my pick of lumber in my hand and not order it online… But alas. I need some exotics for my Growing CROSS-HEART project. Normally like when iL ives in Austin Texas I would go to a place and look samples over and pick a few. I do not have that luxury now. I am thinking of ordering a h...

12-03-2017 12:02 PM

BURRRRRR Its Freezing - 22 replies

I don’t know so I will ask. Is there certain nSTUff in a typical woodworkers shop that should never be allowed to freeze?? I am pretty sure latex paint and primer can freeze and will still be good.. Calk?

12-03-2017 11:59 AM

Ideas for shed - 1 reply

I just thought I would get some input….. Where I am at the wood shop I made is about HALF what I had. BUT I AM GRATEFULL for what I got. About 20 feet from this one car garage turned workshop is a Old STELL shed that is literally falling down. AND its not 8 feet tall its like 5 feet tall so you have to dung to go it. This spring I plan ...

12-01-2017 03:43 AM

Scroll up or down ? - 14 replies

I got a little project I am thinking about. It will require a scroll saw. If it sells and and need to make a few more I would be willing to buy a DeWalt $500 one but at the time I am not there What do you all think about the PC LOWES Scroll saw anyone have one? Used one?

11-27-2017 12:04 PM

Table saw to sanding disc - 15 replies

I used to have a Shopsmith many years ago. For one its was the best lathe I have ever had and I loved the 10 inch sanding disc. It had a 10 inch metal dicd with Velcro on it it was the bomb. PLUS you could adjust the speed as you wished… I was looking around for some sort of sanding disc set up to do 90 degree sanding on outside curved ...

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