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10-31-2012 11:19 PM

Building a Bed - 6 replies

I am building a full-size, Hard Maple/Cherry bed.The pics are a dry-fit-layout on my assembly table, all parts are just sitting flat on table and cherry panels are place on top of rails and stiles.

10-31-2012 02:35 AM

Haunted Granite Walled spooky shop - 0 replies


10-30-2012 12:02 AM

Not much talk here about Laguna? - 29 replies

UPDATE:i like a lot of different companies and tools, machines. Just didn’t here much about Laguna, But I am not going to be purchasing anything, anytime soon, and it won’t be from them so, disregard this topic please, as I am un-watching, thanks I don’t see much discussion about Laguna…In my shop, I’d die twice ...

10-29-2012 10:45 PM

Shopping for a Band Saw, 14" - 104 replies

I have done hours of internet searches, and have seen all there (probably is).I love the Laguna. Too much for my budget.I am looking to spend less than $1000.That leaves:GrizzlyRikon *JetGeneraland no thanks, Delta shit the bed lately. I wish I could afford a Powermatic, yet they are $1200Any suggestions – 14” under a grand.

10-29-2012 10:36 PM

storing parts cut to dimensions without distortion - 13 replies

I have several pieces cut to final dimensions and sitting around, some as long as 60”x3 1/2”x?.I have been stacking them on top of each other for weight value, but see some bowing already, 2-3 days later…Any qualified suggestions?

10-29-2012 10:26 PM

how to delete a forum topic - 3 replies

Hi,If/how do I delete a forum topic I submitted but want to delete.Maybe I reconsidered my topic, figured I was wrong, or whtevr..etc..I have just been editing and leaving a (.) or a single letter (h)But I want to do it correctly and don’t know how?

10-28-2012 12:51 AM

affordable chisels - 25 replies

Narex…yes or no?

10-26-2012 01:32 AM

Any ideas for a shop-made Splitter for Table Saw - 6 replies

I have to cut 12/4 Maple…but regardless, I have 8/4, 6/4, 5/4, and 4/4, and some long lengths (Bed).Anybody have any home-made tricks/jigs for keeping the board from pinching my blade.I have a shopping cart with a “MJ Splitter” ready to be purchased…BUT they want $28 for a THIN KERF 3/32” version…wtfSo, if any...

10-25-2012 02:12 AM

1966 Craftsman 10" Table Saw - modified - 21 replies

My primary TS is a Sears Craftsman 10” #113.29901I inherited it and was devoted to making it shop useful.I bought a new motor, 1 1/2hp2 pulleys, a PowerTwist belt…took off the extension wings, and added MDF tables…A Delta TS 40” fence system…An outfeed MDF table 4’x6’built a lower cabinet and enclosed th...

10-24-2012 01:16 AM

Do any others use a RIDGE TS2000 - 2 replies

I am getting the same “ForrestWWII” answers to a lot of my milling questions.I “USED TO” use, and enjoyed, the WWII by Forrest, until I got a Ridge TS2000.Undeniably the BEST saw blade I have ever experienced(.)just my opinion, my judgement.I have spent many years using the Forrest blades.I am convinced I have a superior ...

10-24-2012 12:14 AM

Rip & rosscut 3"+ Hard Maple - 5 replies

I’ve never had to rip and crosscut 3”+ hard maple. I do NOT have a BandSaw.I have a TS, my chop saw won’t touch it.Can I Rip 48” lengths of 3” Maple on my Table Saw (1 1/2hp 10” 20 amp circut)?Gonna try, regardless, have no choice…HmmmI’ve noticed binding (pinch) in smaller rips, so I inserted a sh...

10-24-2012 12:04 AM

Thinking of using this for drawer slides - 8 replies

I am building a 9 drawer dresser.3 on top, 6”x18”ish6 on bottom, 2 rows of 3, 8”x28”ishI saw this side routed drawer slide idea…see pic:

10-23-2012 10:50 PM

Hard Maple dulling tooling, blades, bits, and knives - 14 replies

Hi,I am about to build a full size Bed and 9 drawer dresser. I am using Hard Maple primary (all structural pieces, posts, rails, stiles, inner drawer components, sides of dresser, etc.), Cherry secondary (drawer fronts, dresser top, panels in headboard).Question:I have been informed by my hardwood supplier that Hard Maple is especially tough on...

10-22-2012 11:56 PM

what magazines do other woodworkers subscribe to? - 7 replies

Hi,I get bombarded by Mag subscripts offers…what mags do you getand why?what mags are NOT worth it?etc, etc. I keep getting haunted by Woodsmith, they sent me 1 issue and a Router issue, now they are making me feel like I owe them something… I DID subscribe to WOODWORKERS JOURNAL, it was $10, so..Haven’t gotten an issue y...

10-22-2012 12:45 AM

what is a buddie, and how do I add a buddie - 2 replies

I got added as a buddy, but I don’t know if I am supposed to add that guy as my buddy, to be cool, or what it even means? How do I add a buddy

10-16-2012 01:38 AM

Shop Made Slot Mortiser 10/15/2012 - 15 replies

Hi,This is my first posting to this site. I thought I’d show (off) my slot mortiser.If ya wanna know details let me know. I have no drawings, I work from my thoughts and Never write anything down, but I could explain if needed.

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