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2044 days ago

Anyone have experience with this? - 4 replies

I am preparing to start a garden bench project soon and will have to cut over 40 mortises and tenons of various sizes. I don’t want to do them all by hand and am not too impressed with the couple of bench top mortise presses I have tried. Does anyone have experience with this piece of equipment? It’s a little pricey, but not too much...

2302 days ago

Rikon 14" $ 350 Craiglist Dallas area - 1 reply

Just saw this if anyone is interested.

2320 days ago

Ridge Carbide TS Blades - 6 replies

Does anyone have experience with the Ridge Carbide 40 tooth blade as compared with WWII or Freud Fusion blades? One of the woodworking magazines did a head to head test of TS blades recently, but I can’t find the article now.

2350 days ago

Heads Up Jet Table Saw 10" Model JWTS - 10 CW - $175 - 2 replies

LJ’s in the North Texas area may be interested in this: I sure would be if I hadn’t just returned from a long Spring Break trip with my kids. Their gain is my loss and gain at the same time! Jet contractor saw, no photos, but has 7 ft. table, cast iron wings.

2365 days ago

Enco Jointer - 2 replies

Anyone have an experience with Enco equipment? I have the opportunity to purchase a used 8” Enco. On their site I see I can get new one for just under $600. New knives are about $ 50 for this machine. 3 knives, 2 HP. I’ve seen photos of this machine, owner says under 40 hours on it. Looks clean, little or no rust. I just had not hear...

2426 days ago

Plane Blade Angle - 2 replies

I’m looking for input on the ideal angle for a plane blade in a jointer plane. I am ready to start building a jointer plane from a 22×3 x 3 blank of quarter sawn mesquite. Conventional wisdom says 45 degrees for the blade angle, but if this is going to be primarily for edge grain on hardwoods, is 45 deg. ideal? I have a Hock blade for...

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