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04-26-2013 04:55 PM

zero clearance insert - 17 replies

Made my zc insert a couple days ago. Finally got the video done!

04-26-2013 03:25 AM

Outfeed table - 18 replies

I have been wanting to make an outfeed table for my new Baileigh saw ever since I got it. Some LJ members shared some of theirs which I really liked, but I didn’t want to spend a ton of money. So, I went to a reuse store, and found some desks that had been given to them from the college. It just happens to be about a week before all the st...

04-23-2013 12:35 AM

Baileigh Table Saw Assembly - 12 replies

Finally finished the assembly video!

04-21-2013 05:54 AM

First start up and cut on my Baileigh table saw - 34 replies

I am still working on the assembly vid, but I am dying to show you guys the first start up and cut! It’s nothing fancy…no editing or anything. Just some pretty cuts:)

04-21-2013 05:39 AM

Thank you to the members - 27 replies

There have been many times on here that people have commented on my projects, comments, forums, etc…and I say thank you, but I really don’t feel like that is enough. I know we all have busy lives, but you guys still take the time to help so many others like they are a friend that lives down the road. 99% of the members are so kind an...

04-20-2013 01:48 AM

Arrival of my Baileigh table saw!! - 87 replies

My Baileigh tablesaw came in yesterday. YAYYY!! I finally got the arrival video done and posted. I am editing the assembly and first cut videos, so they should be posted soon. Thanks!!

04-13-2013 11:42 PM

Any idea how to get rid of wasps??? - 52 replies

We have a horrible wasp problem. As soon as it started getting warm these suckers have moved back in. I have been killing like 5 a day in the house, and there are always atleast that many in the shop. I have an electric flly swatter in the house, which is awesome!! For any of you that don’t have one, I suggest getting one if you have an in...

04-13-2013 08:02 AM

bandsaw problems - 16 replies

I decided to make my first bandsaw box the other day. I used a 3/8in blade. When I cut the drawer out, I felt like the kerf was too wide so I switched to a 1/4in blade. I noticed when I opened it up, the welded part was bent pretty bad, almost a 90degree bend. I straightened it out by hand and thought it was straight, but now my bandsaw is vibra...

04-11-2013 07:36 PM

Air filtration - 37 replies

I was thinking about getting an air filtration unit for my shop, but wanted to know if they make a big difference and are really worth it. It is impossible for me to keep my shop clean right now. I would have to dust like twice a day. It’s not only from my woodworking dust, we live on a gravel road so I get that dust too. So, for those of ...

04-06-2013 01:16 PM

how much for a rigid tablesaw? - 60 replies

I am trying to sell my rigid tablesaw. I am asking $375 and willing to come down to $350. Is this a fair price or am I asking too much? I have had 3 people interested, but they didn’t want to pay that much. It comes with everything(miter, wrench, fence, etc.) It is in great shape, nothing wrong with it. I am also offering the sleds and jig...

03-31-2013 10:15 AM

dust collector hose - 48 replies

I need to run some line from my dust collector to my tools. I would like to do 4in. I can’t beleive how expensive it is! I’ve looked into PVC, and the price is alot better. What about corrugated pipe? That would be the easiest/cheapest way to go, but I wasn’t sure if the currugation would cause too much friction. I looked into ...

03-17-2013 07:17 PM

which bandsaw blade - 32 replies

So, I finally ordered my bandsaw. I got the 17in grizzly with CI trunion. I know I need to get an aftermarket blade, but have no idea which one to get. I want something that’s good, but don’t want to spend a fortune. Is timberwolf the way to go? Any other suggestions?? Thanks!!

03-10-2013 08:17 AM

Extra grizzly coupon anyone?? - 16 replies

I am finally going to buy the 17in grizzly bandsaw!! I have been looking on CL forever, but can’t find a decent one. I am really excited but I HATE paying full price for anything. I know they offer coupons, but I don’t have any right now and was wondering if anyone had one they didn’t plan on using. Thanks!

03-10-2013 02:04 AM

How to remove paste wax without removing laquer... - 2 replies

I thought I had finished buffing out an application of laquer, but after putting some paste wax on it, it really brought out some defects that I would really like to fix. Is there any way to remove the wax without removing the laquer? Or can I just sand without removing the wax? I really really don’t want to start over since I have already...

02-24-2013 06:13 PM

Design for shelves - 8 replies

I am making shelves for a family member. They will be made of red oak and will wrap around the room except the wall with the door. There will be 2 14ft sections and 2 11ft sections and all 10in wide. I have a design picked out, but I was wondering if I should put a verticle peice either in front or back on the bottom side of the shelf to help pr...

02-24-2013 01:18 PM

To the Ohioans - 10 replies

Andrew Betschman informed me of the Woodworking Show coming to Columbus March 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. I will be attending the 3rd since I have to work the other days. I was just wondering if any fellow lumberjocks will be there. If you are and recognize me, say hi! It would be great to meet som...

02-21-2013 08:59 AM

another what the heck were you thinking craigslist find... - 34 replies

Was looking on craigs list to see if I could catch any good deals and ran across this: first thought was how sad it is that a PM jointer is so rusty and abandoned:(Then I saw the TS and thought WTF! Why would you put this pic on there! clean the thing of for god’s sake!! Who the heck i...

02-16-2013 01:27 PM

Increasing CFM in air compressor - 28 replies

I have a 6 gal PC air compressor. I would like to be able to use it with a spray gun for finishing, but I’m pretty sure the CFM is to low (2.6 @90PSI). I really don’t want to have to wait on it to fill back up, or listen to it run all the time. I saw in a magazine where someone made a really neat air tool station that included a port...

01-30-2013 01:08 PM

Don't throw that away!! - 42 replies

I was messing around in my shop the other night, and started thinking of some of the things I do to save money. I thought of a few things that most people would throw away, that I keep and repurpose. Then that made me think of LJ and I thought it would be a good thread to start so we could all share our money saving ideas. Since I am putting mor...

01-27-2013 03:10 PM

finishing wet/green wood - 9 replies

So I finally started my first log project. I figured I should start small so I am making my daughter a step stool. I cut the tree down that I am using about a week or 2 ago so it is still wet. (I have been told it is cotton wood) Are there any restrictions to putting a finish on green wood? It has been peeled for a few days so the outside feels ...

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