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589 days ago

HF-2 HP Industrial 5 Micron Dust Collector Central Machinery - Item#97869 - 16 replies

2 HP Industrial 5 Micron Dust CollectorCentral Machinery – Item#97869 From Harbor Frieght, is on Sale for $169 3450 2HP Motor 110V20 amps1550 CFM1, 6” Inlet – then a Y to 2, 4” inlets5 Micron bag Anyone have one of these or any reliability info?

594 days ago

End of (my) discussion about clamps - 17 replies

I guess I ask questions the wrong way.(edited)

596 days ago

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Happy Thanksgiving fellow LJock’s!Have a great Turkey Day! Football, food, and friends!

596 days ago

Router Bits: WhiteSide, ever $priced right-MLCS, CMT, FREUD, LibertyLine, Eagle... - 16 replies

Which do you have the best results with? And be honest… I have quite a few bits and always try to use WhiteSide, but when they either don’t have free shipping or are too damn high or “out of stock on Amazon”, I get MLCS, which I’ve found to be very good bits at a discounted price.I can’t say they are equal ...

596 days ago

Pencils...I do a lot of layout; furniture building. What Pencil brand do u use? - 79 replies

Ha…I buy the Mechanicals from the dollar store but they break off too easy and don’t load lead.I like a wooden Pencil, but haven’t found one I felt comfortable and easy/friendly to hold and sharpen…What’ya use my friends?

596 days ago

Measurement - Layout - Precision tools; Do you use Woodpeckers, Incra, Starrett, Lee Valley? - 23 replies

I have a pretty good set of layout tools,most from years ago, some very old, but true, some new, and…not so true.I have machinist squares I’ve buffed layers of rust off, and they are right on, dead balls perfect.I’ve bought a combo square, Stanley, for reasonable price, and it’s close, but not precise. I haven’t ...

596 days ago

Anyone use Goddard's Cabinet Makers Wax, finally found some online!! - 5 replies

Goddard’s Cabinet Makers Wax, 4.5 Oz. Tin $13.89, at Shellac.net. Question, to whomever has used this wax, how far does a 3.5 oz tin go? I have a Full size Bed, Head board, sml foot brd & 9 Drawer dresser… 2 Tins is $34.18 w/shipping

599 days ago

New - Mirka/Ceros Orbital Sander, very nice, very pricey, But, very nice... - 8 replies

I have been checking out the Mirka Ceros Sander and find it to be very interesting indeed.I would love to hear from someone who may have one already.When used with the Abranet paper, they claim it is “Dust-Free” I spent a lot of time and money to get, pretty much (as far as I can tell) dust-free sanding with use of a shop-made downdr...

599 days ago

Rockler has Avenger/didn't get the Avenger ****BOUGHT the DeWalt Dado - 15 replies

Buy the DeWalt for $113.Can’t go wrong for that.Seems like a nice set…I’ll review after I try it.

601 days ago

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601 days ago

Since A LOT of Tool choice convo's end up Cust. Serv. related, I have to add props to these Co. - 0 replies

First, I’ve had many topics end up sour because of customer service issues about “said” Company. I have been turned from some Manufacturers just because of their reviews on cust. serv. Well, I’ve had some very pleasant experiences and feel I should make it a point to give them their due! (1) FastCap – GlueB...

602 days ago

Woodline.com sells some pretty nice Planes - 5 replies

I was scouting hand tools and came across Woodline.com.I was impressed with there style of simple planes.Check em’ out!https://www.woodline.com/c-240-hand-tools.aspx

605 days ago

Watching the Mon.nite game Pitt vs. KC, any fans? - 4 replies

I live in Mass. So I am a Patriot’s fan, but I watch all football.Who out there is watching the Mon. nite Pitt vs. KC game… overtime!

605 days ago

Steel Wool or Scotch Brite?? What'ya do? - 26 replies

have been using wool but sick of tiny metal fibers.Tried Scotch Brite, good, but…Best is …??

605 days ago

Danish Oil, Getting blotchy spots on Cherry panels-see last post - 44 replies

I usually apply Watco Danish Oil, usual coats, then dry for 72 hrs. then Gel Top Coat “Satin finish”, then Minwax Paste Wax. Now, I think I’ll try the Watco, dry as usual, Arm R Seal, then Goddard’s Cabinet Makers Paste (WHERE CAN I FIND IT FOR SALE ONLINE) Wax or Black Bison “Clear” , and be done. comme...

605 days ago

What do you do with Boiled Linseed Oil rags safely?; i.e. Watco, straight BLO, etc. - 17 replies

I have probably danced with the Devil too many times with these rags of death.I put them in a Metal Covered can with half water, but what to do after…I just bag em’ and Trash em’, but I don’t like this method, and when i do a good size project the shop towels add up, and up

606 days ago

what brand do you use for Paste Finishing Wax? - 16 replies

I’ve use Minwax. Have been for a while.Like to hear any other choices, and results. I do mean Wax as a finishing app. over, say Danish Oil/Top Coat, over anything, but not as a stand alone finish.

607 days ago

Saturday Night Live has gone to hell - 15 replies

My opinion:Saturday Night Live sucks.I grew up 70’s-80’s, with John, Bill, Gilda, Jane, Lorraine, Chevy, Dan, Garrett, etc. etc.The show blows now.

607 days ago

Tips for removing dried glue - 28 replies

I have always struggled with this.I try to sand all my parts down to 3 grits (120, 150, 180) then dry fit, then assemble with glue.To minimize sanding a assembled piece.I try to use just the right amount, no more…no less. Of course if your doing things correctly you get squeeze-out.So, do I attack it while it’s wet? Hmm, makes a mess...

608 days ago

Average Shops (not VS. but compared too) Production shops - 36 replies

Those Production shops are way beyond my want’s, really. I’d feel mechanical in a shop Full of Pro Industrial equipt.I lose sight of simple woodworking when I see shops like these…It’s just a whole nuther level. Maybe a level I do not aspire to.Doesn’t even compare to my idea of woodworking as “I” see it.Way different…too diffe...

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