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452 days ago

grizzly G1037z owners questions - 2 replies

i found one of these for a good price (650.00) but it dont matter if it is not a good tool looking for feed back on it from owners first question is can theis planer handle material as short as 12 inches a lot of what i do is this short. it is this or a dw735 i am just tired if all the noise from these lunchbox planers. i have a dw734 now and i...

531 days ago

garage floors, ceilings and lights? - 18 replies

i just bought a 4 car garage and there was a house attached to it. i win anyway i need to set up shop in a hurry need to run power both 110 and 240 need to paint the walls seal the concret floor and install a lot of lights i am uing t8 fixtures now with the 1 1/2 bulbs. i see they have 1 inch bulbs has anyone use these are they brighter? i am g...

729 days ago

random orbit sander under $200.00 ?? - 31 replies

so my sander is on its last leg (sanding over 200 cutting boards will do that) there are so many to chose from i am not sure where to go i like the porta cable 390k just looking for some hands on reviews here

791 days ago

RIKON 14 INCH BANDSAW - 6 replies

my local woodcraft is having a sale on the 14 inch deluxe ricon band saw normaly 949.00 (what i paid 2 months ago) on sale for 699.00 this i a great deal if you are looking for a band saw its worth cking out

828 days ago

HHS knives for dewalt 734 planer? - 7 replies

i just saw this add and was woundering if anyone here has more info on them or has use them?i go thru a lot of blades for my planer (1 set a year) or at least i think i do maybee that is a normal amout. just woundering if these would be a good investment

904 days ago

which router table lift? - 8 replies

i am looking to upgrade to a router lift in my table. i have been looking at the woodpeckers side winder 350price is not bad at about $250.00. i dont want to spend muck more than that as i will have get/make a new table the table i have now has a opening of 9X12 there are a lot of choices out there i hope i can get some help thanks eddy

1403 days ago

pyrography and how to ? - 4 replies

my granddaughter wants to start wood burning? so she picked up a wood burning tool (soldering iron type)i have cut her out a bunch of 6 by 6 inch squares of birch ply to start burning on what i am looking for is a good how book on the subject. the closest i get to burning wood is rip cuts on the table saw she is working out of my shop now so tha...

1711 days ago

convexed miter cuts ? - 9 replies

i was making some more boxes yesterday using the same sled i have been using for all my miter cuts. when i layed the pieces on the bench to start taping them i saw most of the cuts were convex is shape as much as a 1/16 gap at each end. cked the fence was still square to the blade ? i had to recut 6 of the 10 boards with very small cuts to clean...

1756 days ago

oil based poly is leaving calif. soon - 8 replies

minwax and others are going to water based products i just picked up the 3 last cans of oil based at the local lowes was about 4 dollars off the regular price not a bad deal. i am not sure if water based will raise the grain or not. but i am not ready to find out

1771 days ago

2 sided tape - 17 replies

i have been using 2 sided tape for lots of items in the shop for a long time i had 3 rolls of the stuff. i ran out last week and have been looking for more all i can find is real thick stuff that will not work for my purposes i was sure i got this stuff at lowe’s/home depot but i can not find it short of ordering it on line where do you ge...

1782 days ago

quilted walnut - 13 replies

i was a awnser wood on Ontario yesterday they just got a shipment of quilted walnut ? i have never seen this before not what i went there for but got some anyway figure on this looks just like the maple i have been using price is $8.58 a board foor not too bad for what it is he is a pic of the wood i got

1792 days ago

applying finish to morado ? - 1 reply

i just finished to more boxes and i am using tongue oil on them put a coat on yesterday but the finish on the morado is still sticky? all the rest of the boxes are dry. i had this problem with some rose wood in the past did not mater what finish i applied stall took a week to not be sticky. i don’t have that kinda time now customer wants t...

1899 days ago

removing paste wax for refinishing - 9 replies

i need to remove some johnson’s paste wax for some boxes i made. i see that as they are handled a lot the surface smoges a lot so i need to keep wiping them off. i want to redo the finish with 3 or 4 coats of shellac sanding between coats down to 1200 grit and call it done thanks

1932 days ago

help a fellow lumber jock - 1 reply

Marc Spagnuolo (thewood Whisperer ) is in a conterest at better homes and garden he needs our votes to win. please dont let the pink porch win thanks to all link,

1944 days ago

Amboyna Burl - 1 reply

i have a piece 16 inchs long 2 inchs thick and 7 inchs wide i have been looking thru the web i can’t belivewhat this stuff sells for i need to sell it but dont what is a fair price ?

1960 days ago

any socal lumberjocks going to ontario woodworking show may 1-3? - 15 replies

I just read wayne’s post for all the northern cal jocks and thought it woukd be cool if we did the same for all the so cal jocks i will be going the last day

1966 days ago

wood color bleeding - 3 replies

i am making another clock almost done i was going to use a wipe on tong oil finish but i am not shure if this will cause the bolor from the padauk to bleed over to the maple anybody know?

1977 days ago

herringbone pattern - 2 replies

i have seen this on cutting boards and table tops i have done the end grain before but do not know where to start on this pattern any help would be great

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