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Forum topic by lilredweldingrod posted 12-04-2009 02:57 AM 1157 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-04-2009 02:57 AM

I was in town today and stopped by KC Mouldings in Lancaster, CA. I needed a couple of oak boards and a popular one. I was talking to Nick about this router table I want to build using 3/4 melamine. He says “How much you want? It’s free.” I managed a “Hows that?” Well it seems that the plywood companies put this stuff on the bottom to protect the Maple, Cherry, etc. from fork lift damage and he hates to throw it in the trash because it takes up too much room. Would not take a nickle. I tried.
If this happens in the boondocks out here in the Mojave, I’ll bet this is the case else where. So ask and see if you will recieve. My little pickup came home dragging the bumper. Had to tie my wheelchair on top because I couldn’t get it in the camper shell.
I just got my Wixey angle gauge today. Thanks guys for your sharing you love affair with Wixey. I immediatly checked miy saw and found it was way out of adjustment, 90.1 On the left and 89.9 on the right. No wonder I can’t get a good glue up.
Since I joined LJ, alot of good things have happened to. Thanks for letting your good luck rub off on me.

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#1 posted 12-04-2009 03:01 AM

Nice find. If the tailgate was draggin, how big a router table are ya gonna build?

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their

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#2 posted 12-04-2009 03:05 AM

My RT is a full 48” long x 24” deep and made out of Melamine. Only I had to buy it. LOL

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#3 posted 12-04-2009 03:17 AM

Good find, and hope you are able to fix your TS.

It’s totally different from my “findings”. I approched ‘em and offered to buy the shipping board/pellets they piled up at the backyard, I was turned down, they let ‘em rotten instead!

Good luck is just like rainbow, we never see it right above our head!

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#4 posted 12-04-2009 03:36 AM

Don’t know about redneck but sounds like My south of the border brothers hauling cardboard to the recycling center!!
And good for you , SCORE !!!!!
My Incra table is 32 X 57 and holds 30 % of the shop extras.


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#5 posted 12-04-2009 03:42 AM

Great find. You will love the Wixey.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#6 posted 12-04-2009 12:58 PM

LRWR, here are the pics of my table.

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#7 posted 12-05-2009 08:13 AM

Greetings Dan: A question? How do you open the drawers and door without any knobs or handles? Inquiring minds want to know. Keep on keeping on!!

-- " Don't pet the sweaty things, and don't sweat the petty things."

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