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07-13-2018 02:58 AM

Bed frame build mistake - 20 replies

So I just did my first dry assembly of this bed frame I’m making for my master bedroom. I got the plans from the wood whisper and just made a few adjustments. Before building I was so worried about making sure the headboard/ footboard where not to high or low, making sure my mattress would fit inside the frame and making sure my mortise...

07-12-2018 02:26 AM

House bed for baby? - 7 replies

So a neighbor asked if I can make this for her. I’m not sure if it’s just for decoration or if it’s for her baby to lay in? Anyways this thing doesnt look sturdy at all. Has anyone seen anything like this before?

07-11-2018 02:47 PM

Charles Neil Pre-Color Conditioner - 8 replies

So I want to purchase Charles Neil Pre-Color Conditioner from Charles website , but the shipping charge is $17.60 to ship to Las Vegas, NV Is there another place to purchase this product, with a less to possible no shipping charge? I don’t mind paying for shipping, bit a $17 charge for a $20 item seems kinda rediculous. Is everyon...

06-13-2018 06:11 PM

Dewalt planer DW735 vs Grizzly G0453 - 6 replies

Has anyone both used the dewalt Dw735 and Grizzly G0453 15” planner? Is the grizzly same quality as the dewalt. I origionally owned the ridgid 13” planner. I thought the results where pretty good. At least until I tried the Dewalt Dw735. I was so amazed how glass smooth the board felt. I couldn’t believe the difference. C...

03-17-2018 03:37 AM

Ridgid Planer R4330 vs R4331 - 5 replies

Does anyone have experience between Ridgid Planer R4330 vs R4331. I purchased the R4331 about a year and half ago. Well I just found this link on Popular Woodworking and it seems like Ridgid removed alot of features from the previous model R4330. The R4330 used 4 screw post, similar to the Dewalt planer DW735 ($600) and is sturdy enough to not n...

03-06-2018 12:14 AM

Staining question - 25 replies

So I’m not the best when in comes to finishing, so I got just a quick question. I’m making a dog kennel for my Neighboor, all I have to do to finish is build the top and doors. Then ill be ready to stain. I used 2×4’s and 2×6’s from Big Red. Could I use 1 coat of shellac first. Before the stain to avoid Bloch...

02-23-2018 04:52 AM

Wood checks - 5 replies

So I have a dilemma, I just bought some 8/4 cherry to make a bedframe. Each board is 12ft 1 inch. which is perfect because the head board and foot board are 62 3/4 ” long and the side rails are 80 3/4”. So that means I can use 1 board to lay out 1 side rail and a couple pieces of the headboard (or footboard). So basically i can cu...

12-02-2017 05:40 AM

Just my drill press or ....... - 18 replies

I made my drill press table out of 2 layers of 3/4” MDF with white laminate over all sides and Rocklers fence. The whole table ended up pretty big, but had to be big because my drill press chuck can go back and forth (straight back/ towards you) Approx 10”. Anyways, when lowering the table it will jump down about 1/2” every...

08-15-2017 03:10 PM

What to sell for? - 4 replies

So I built this router table when I had my previous table saw. Well after I sold it I decided I would put the router table base on Craigslist to see if anybody wanted it. It would include the kreg insert plate, kreg levelers, but not the actual router table. When I sold the table saw the router table went with it without the plate and...

08-02-2017 08:57 PM

Lee Valley Miter Plane - 5 replies

I can’t figure out why Lee Valley’s Miter Plane is so expensive. To me it looks just like their block plane, but has a threads on the side to except a knob while shooting. Does anyone have this. How does this excel at miters compared to any other of lee valleys bevel up planes (except for the removable knob of coarse.

07-29-2017 02:00 PM

Water Stone Issue - 3 replies

So I’ve never used water stones before I bought the Norten set that comes with 2 double sided stones and a flattening stone. According to instructions, you don’t have to soak like other water stones nor need a slurry. Only need to be wet. Anyways I put my stones in container filled with water for 10 seconds or so, just until th...

07-11-2017 06:17 PM

AWFS Woodworking Fair 2017 - 3 replies

So AWFS 2017 is right around the corner. Will anyone be attending? This is my first time to any woodworking event really. It is hard to find them here in the Las Vegas area. Anyways, was wondering. Will some of the booths have their products for sale? Or is AWFS only for displaying current products and what’s new in the wood working wo...

07-05-2017 07:51 PM

Why can't I find this anywhere? - 1 reply

So I want to purchase the General International table saw micro adjuster. I’ve searched everywhere it seems like. Does anyone know where I can purchase this? Thanks

06-28-2017 10:46 AM

Why is wood getting between blade and back iron? - 3 replies

This just started happening on my woodcraft #6 fore plane. Wood shavings are getting between the blade and back iron. What do I have to do to resolve this?

05-25-2017 01:05 AM

Marking Gauge: woodpecker (one time tool) or..... - 17 replies

So woodpeckers one time tool is there marking gauge and panel gauge. The panel gauge is nice, don’t know anywhere else to purchase anything similar. Was thinking about buying it, but don’t know how often I would use it. I am, in need of a marking gauge though. Would you recommended woodpeckers @ top dollar? Or go with veritas? I k...

05-02-2017 10:34 PM

Electronics in the Workshop? - 8 replies

Do you guys keep electronics in your workshop? I have my TV and a second monitor for my Camera’s (DVR)a couple weeks again my DVR for my camera’s wont turn on anymore. i’m wondering if it has anything to do with all the dust from working in the shop. i do have dust collection piping set up, but i just recently noticed i h...

03-22-2017 05:15 PM

Woodpeckers One Time Tool: Dado Setup Fixture and Gap Gauge - 5 replies

So what do you guys think of this new One Time Tool I’m always adding/ removing shims multiple times whenever I cut dados. So this seems really helpful, but like all the One Time Tools, Expensive! I understand it is built to last for life, maybe even the next. I’ve never purchased a Woodpeckers One Time Tool before, donR...

03-18-2017 07:55 PM

Harbor Freight Lawsuit = free gift card or cash back - 5 replies

So I just found Site that talks about this lawsuit against Harbor Freight Harbor Freight has been accused of incorrectly advertising the “regular price” of items and in turn falsely claiming the amount that you saved on that purchase when that item was “on sale.” So basically there are 3 ways customers can benefit from this. Option 1If ...

02-15-2017 09:26 PM

Bandsaw purchase dilemma - 21 replies

So I want to purchase a new bandsaw. I really want go get the Rikon 10-326, unfortunately at my local retail store all they have in stock is the Rikon 10-324. Rikon 10-324Does not have the cast iron wheels nor trunion. It doesn’t include the tool less ball bearing blade guides. You can only use the fence on 1 side of the bladeDoesn̵...

02-15-2017 03:09 AM

How to secure back to frame? - 5 replies

I guess I wasn’t thinking clearly when designing this frame. I’m trying to figure out the best way to secure the back to the frame. Currently the mdf back is flush with the back or poplar frame. I have these metal french cleat style things, I was planing to use to mount it to the wall. My original idea was to route in the back ...

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