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04-11-2016 02:31 AM

problem uploading images for a project - 1 reply

When I try and upload images for a project, they are posted upside down or sideways. They are images taken with my iphone, bu i have posted before without this problem. does anyone know how to correct this problem?

04-06-2016 05:15 AM

shop hearing protection - what's the best? - 59 replies

I’m looking for some good hearing protection to use in the shop. Possibly something with electronic noise canceling What do you use?

02-28-2014 03:02 AM

compressed air regulator and drier - 6 replies

I am looking at getting a regulator and drier for my air compressor that I use in my garage shop. Wondering what others use or recommend.

01-02-2013 03:49 AM

looking for a new Random orbit sander - 22 replies

I am looking for a new ROS. I currently have a dewalt one that’s about 10 years old and it’s outlived its usefulness. I have carpal tunnel in both my hands and using the one I currently have is really rough on them. I’m looking for one that operates smoothly with minimal vibration. What do you use and what do you recommend?

11-09-2012 04:44 AM

question about making a pizza peel - 5 replies

A while back one of the woodworking magazines had an article on making a pizza peel. In the article they told how to make a sled to taper the peel with your planer. I thought I had the magazine but I can’t find it. Does anyone know where I might find a copy of this?

07-08-2011 04:56 AM

water in my air line - 9 replies

I have a dewalt 5 gal air compressor that I have stored in a cabinet under my work table. I ran some PVC from the inside of the cabinet to the outside where I can hook up to it with a hose. I am having some issues with water/rust in the air. I don’t empty the compressor every day, like I should, but I also don’t use it every day. ...

11-16-2010 03:04 AM

Looking for a bandsaw - 11 replies

I am in the market for a new bandsaw. I know there are lots of LJ’s with the 14” delux Rikon and I was initially looking at getting this one. I got the Grizzly catalog in the mail and they have 2 17” for around the same price. One of them is even cheaper, the Polar Bear Series one. I’m wondering if anyone has one of th...

08-20-2010 07:02 AM

fluted dowel rods - 3 replies

I recently purchased the Jessem Dowel jig. So far the jig works great, haven’t really put it through the paces yet but I’m sure it will perform great. I have been looking around the net for fluted dowel stock. Not the pins, those are everywhere. I would like to have some long stock, so I can make the dowels what ever length I want...

08-16-2010 06:37 AM

clamping dove tails - 4 replies

I recently purchased a leigh dovetail jig, which by the way is a great jig, and fairly simple to use. At least once you learn their process. I made my first set of dovetail drawers this weekend and now need to glue and clamp them together. I was trying to figure out how to go about this and figured instead of trying to reinvent the wheel I wou...

08-06-2010 06:18 AM

router jig for cutting mortises - 5 replies

I need to cut some mortises to assemble the frame of a door and I don’t have any kind of jig for doing this. I am curious to know what is being used by those who don’t have a dedicated mortising machine. I am thinking about making a jig to do this and would love to see what my fellow jocks are using and maybe “borrow” a...

04-14-2010 06:23 AM

Jointer - Jet or Ridgid - 3 replies

I currently have an older Jet 6” jointer that I purchased 5 months ago for $250 off craigslist. I got it from the original owner and he said it was about 15 years old. Still works great. I just purchased a new set of knives for it, but have yet to install them. I was at Home Depot today and they are selling the Ridgid 6” jointe...

02-13-2010 07:34 PM

Problem assembling ridgid r4511 table saw - 6 replies

I scored a r4511 from home depot a few weeks ago for $299! Started the assembly and most has gone off without a hitch, thanks to many blogs and reviews here on LJ’s. Last night I was putting on the table extensions and the right one had a sag of about 1/16” and the front edge stuck out about 1/16” from the rest of the table. ...

01-15-2010 03:11 AM

looking for a dado throat plate insert for Ridgid R4511 TS - 5 replies

I picked up a new TS today. the ridgid r5411. at $299 i couldn’t pass it up. I have a jet contractors saw, but after i sell it on craigslist I’m hoping to break even or maybe even come out ahead. Anyway, I’ve been trying to find a dado insert plate and have not seen one anywhere. Does anyone know where I might find one, be...

12-11-2009 08:14 AM

looking for a new panel cutting bit set - 3 replies

I am in the market for a rail, stile, and panel bit set. i am curious what others use and recommend based on their experiences. thank you dan

12-09-2009 08:52 AM

need help with cabinets - 9 replies

I am building 6 storage cabinets for my church and I am having a hard time finding hinges that will work. The cabinets are 5’ tall, 44” wide and 32” deep. I know, that’s really deep, they even want them stacked to be 10’ tall. Most of the shelving will be used to store rubbermaid type bins, so the size works for ...

10-28-2009 05:51 AM

Table Saw Miter Gauge - 10 replies

I am looking for new miter gauge for my table saw. I came across this one from dewalt, It is similar to the Osborne one Norm uses. I am curious if anyone has one of these and if so has any insight as to weather or not I should get one. I am looking at it because I found i...

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