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658 days ago

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.

659 days ago

Haunted Granite Walled spooky shop - 0 replies


660 days ago

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 ...

660 days ago

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.

661 days ago

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?

661 days ago

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?

662 days ago

affordable chisels - 25 replies

Narex…yes or no?

664 days ago

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...

665 days ago

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...

666 days ago

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 ...

666 days ago

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...

666 days ago

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:

666 days ago

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...

667 days ago

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...

668 days ago

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

674 days ago

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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