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JaySybrandy

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116 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: bandsaw drill-driver lathe planer scroll saw drill press miter saw router spray gun tablesaw sander plane blade

I am a 12 year old boy I have a Ryobi 7 1/2” bandsaw Ryobi 405mm scroll saw Ryobi 1250w router Ryobi 5 speed drill press then me and my daddy has a Ryobi 295mm compound saw a homemade table saw can cut up to 900mm 1300w a homemade 12” disk sander 500w

I have 2 random orbit 1/3 sheet sanders and a Ryobi baltsander

My dad has a Makita Skill saw and a Makita Drill

And I think that’s it :)

Ohh and I have a 12” thicknesses planer and old lath me and my dad will fix some time xD

ohh and also a little spary gun


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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 116 days ago

If I didn’t welcome you before, Welcome to Lumberjocks. I wish you well and look forward to your projects.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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DIYaholic

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#2 posted 116 days ago

Sounds like you are well underway….

Welcome to LJs.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#3 posted 116 days ago

A lathe that is a project piece. Sounds like what all of us have – one or two (or more) tools that need just a bit of work before they’ll work for us.

You’ve got a very decent range of tools, Jay. What’s on the list of things you want to make?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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bigblockyeti

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#4 posted 116 days ago

I would suspect you’re farther along with your tool acquisitions than most of the jocks on here were at that age! I only had a few hand tools, a power screw driver and a dremel tool when I was 12.

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Bill White

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#5 posted 116 days ago

Jay, you’ve got to PROMISE all of us that you’ll practice safety rules every time you are working. OK?
Let’s hear it.
Bill

-- bill@magraphics.us

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 116 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks, Jay. You are very lucky to have the opportunity of starting out so young and to have a father that is a woodworker to help you along the way. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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steve_in_ohio

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#7 posted 116 days ago

Wow, you have quite the collection of tools at only age 12, looking forward to seeing some projects from you

-- steve, simple and effective woodworking---

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#8 posted 116 days ago

Great start Jay ,you have a good beginning as far as tools go and you can have lots of fun building things with your daddy.Always remember to work safely and have good time making lots of cool stuff.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodchuckerNJ

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#9 posted 116 days ago

Well Jay, like someone else said, safety.. Safety glasses (ALWAYS).
Any time you think something is too dangerous and worries you, it is. So take a step back and think how can I do this better… Sometimes cutting by hand with a handsaw will be the only way. Sometimes buildnig a jig to hold something where it has hold down clamps is the only way. And sometimes using a chisel to finish up is the only way.

Don’t forget your handtools, that’s something that will make you really a good wood worker.

I would recommend visiting Paul Sellers on YouTube because you will think you need more power tools, but he can show you that you can do amazing things with hand tools too and learn about wood and how to work it more efficiently.
Then there is also Roy Underhill. These two are like taking an apprentice program at home. You and your dad will enjoy them.

And then of course there is always here.

Cheers, and welcome aboard.

-- Jeff NJ

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JaySybrandy

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#10 posted 116 days ago

Im only aloud to use my Router,bandsaw,scrollsaw,sanders,drill,drillpress,sparyGun, but when I need to use the table saw and drop saw my dad cuts it

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BurlyBob

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#11 posted 115 days ago

Jay, your on your way. Tell us want you want to build the most. Like others have said always be careful around power tools and follow your Dad’s instructions. You go get’em big guy!!

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Purrmaster

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#12 posted 115 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks! Thanks for coming here!

Please show us what you end up making. You’re already way ahead of where I was at 12. And please be careful.

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runswithscissors

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#13 posted 114 days ago

The bandsaw is an innocent looking beast, but watch out; it’s not only one of the most efficient cutters of wood, it can zip off your fingers just as easily.

When I was your age (a LONG time ago), my dad and I had very few tools. My first personal tool was a Dremel “Moto Saw,” which vibrated the blade with a solenoid (about 60 strokes per second). You couldn’t hurt yourself on it (I tried sawing my thumb, but no matter how hard I pressed on it, it wouldn’t draw blood), but it also was exceedingly slow at cutting wood. I mean REALLY slow!

As I recall, I started using the table saw as soon as I was tall enough to see over the table, and I still have all my fingers. DON’T DO THIS! LET YOUR DAD TEACH YOU HOW TO USE IT FIRST! I AM NOT A GOOD EXAMPLE OF WHAT A 12 YEAR OLD SHOULD DO!

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Bob Current

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#14 posted 114 days ago

Welcome to the site, I can only imagine where you can go if you absorb the knowledge available to you on this site.
I think you will find you are in safe environment here.

Bob Current

-- When you are wrong admit it, when you are right forget it.

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Yonak

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#15 posted 114 days ago

Jay, my advice, and everyone’s is different : Don’t get hung up on tools. Work on technique, whatever the tool, and your woodwork will always be appreciated. Remember, the outcome and enjoying what you’re doing is the thing. Have fun and good woodworking.

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