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12-03-2017 03:46 PM

Table saw for my brother in law - 8 replies

https://southjersey.craigslist.org/tls/d/craftsman-table-saw/6385254887.html Hello all. I was wondering about this particular saw if it’s a good saw for my brother-in-law for Christmas. I understand it might takes a little bit of work to fix it up. He is not a woodworker just fixing up his house. Is this saw a 8-inch or 10-inch? (8 i...

11-03-2017 12:11 AM

Foot width to table top width? - 8 replies

Hi all. I am designing a farmhouse table right now and the top is going to be very very big and beefy. The top will be inch and 3/4 thick maple 8 ft long by 4 feet wide. This is going to be for me and my wife. I was in the process of thinking about the feet which will be Trestle Style. I am wondering what would be the correct width for the fe...

02-22-2017 01:16 PM

Triton Wetstone Sharpener? - 6 replies

Hi all. I am wondering about this particular machine. http://www.homedepot.com/p/Triton-120-Volt-Corded-Slow-Speed-Wetstone-Sharpener-with-High-Grade-Diamond-Grindstone-TWSS10/206406204 I haven’t found any reviews on it other than very old ones. Does anyone have it? Do you like it? I am asking for this one specifically as I hav...

08-20-2016 10:56 AM

Grizzly Coupon code if you need it - 1 reply

Hi all, I have a Grizzly Coupon code in my email for 10% off. If anyone needs it, I will happily let them have it. It is only good until August 31st 2016. PM me if interested The Swede

07-28-2016 07:20 PM

Well, every once in a while I get lucky - 7 replies

Walked absently through a thrift store and found 3 tools to take home. A nice marking gauge, a Great Neck block plane (with a Norris style adjuster), and a Starrett 18 inch combination square covered in rust and green paint. They all cleaned up and work like a dream. The Starrett square is just as square as my 12 inch one after checking it....

03-08-2016 12:44 PM

I guess at a certain point, all the safety gear in the world won't help - 3 replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xM32kvXaX0s How to turn small cylinders Enjoy

12-28-2015 02:22 AM

Just hope you all had a nice few days with the family - 3 replies

Finished all the concerts, grades, and parties. It’s nice to have some time with my family. Heres to you all having the same

10-19-2015 04:53 PM

Miter Slot in a router table - 7 replies

Hi there all I was wondering what the distance should be for a miter slot in relation to the router should be. Is there a standard distance? Or is it arbitrary as to how you use it. My table depth is 24 inches. I have as of yet to cut in for the plate I am using so it can be whatever.

09-06-2015 03:30 AM

Hand Planing a Spring Joint - 12 replies

I have been thinking about this technique for a bit. Haven’t tried it yet. Question 1I know that the opening in the middle is only a few thousandths of an inch, will that open over time? Question 2Does it matter the plane used (no 4 to no 7)? I.E. better to put more pressure on said plane. Let’s say the length of boards is 2...

05-01-2015 02:20 AM

Looks like a good deal if anyone is close (Massachusetts) - 4 replies

I would be all over this if I was closer. Hopefully somebody will get it http://www.ebay.com/itm/4-4-Black-Walnut-Lumber-fire-sale-275bdft-/131496908608?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e9dd39740 The Swede

03-29-2015 01:16 AM

Can you fix a bent bandsaw blade? - 18 replies

I bent my 1/4 inch bandsaw blade sawing some blanks for a turning. I was just wondering if that could be beat back into shape on the anvil of a bench vise? I realize that this now is a weak spot that could potentially break, but hopefully it will survive until my new one comes in the mail. Just wondering if any of you have done so? Thank...

01-30-2015 01:20 PM

Sharpening Jig from a drill? - 6 replies

I just got a lathe for christmas. The tools I have are harbor freight (I know, I know). I have rigged up a sharpening set up where my old belt sander sits vertical and I sharpen my tools with that. Going slow, and cooling the tool with water. It sharpens pretty good, and since the tools are cheap I don’t worry so much about the setup. ...

01-06-2015 11:44 AM

This show is starting tonight. Could be interesting - 41 replies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HMt9ZJjQrOI A furniture making show on Spike called “Framework” Looks like it could be a fun show to draw inspiration from.

12-29-2014 10:48 PM

Is this worth it? - 9 replies

https://southjersey.craigslist.org/mat/4822951501.html Is the wood even worth saving? Or is it rotted you think? For 70 Bucks for that much walnut I am ready to hop in my truck first thing in the morning

11-17-2014 01:37 PM

Wood Meditation - 3 replies

Hi there all, This is a video for those of us that are amazed at the this incredible material that we work with. If you don’t like it, it’s only 3 minutes or so out of your life. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F16-VtyEKB8&list=UUnmpyLjdaZgdl7ccmMvebNg Enjoy, The Swede

11-14-2014 01:03 PM

Dust collection main trunk line - 10 replies

Hi there. I have a 1.5 hp Baleigh Industrial dust collector. I have a run of 4 inch pvc that goes to my planer and table saw. I am going to add a port for my band saw that I just picked up recently. This is my dust collectorhttp://wood.baileighindustrial.com/bag-dust-collector-dc-1300b I run a straight shot from the collector at the f...

09-18-2014 01:14 PM

Need a grizzly coupon? - 7 replies

Hey all I have a grizzly coupon code valid until September 30th. My wife will run me over and back up over me if I buy machinery at this point in our lives. PM me if you are planning on buying something from them and I will happily give it to you. Maybe other people have gotten this email and can give it to someone else here also?

09-08-2014 06:49 PM

Marc Spagnolos Wood Whisperer site subsciption - 10 replies

Hey all, I was looking at the Wood Whisperer site and I was wondering for you guys that are in it. Do you like it? Is it worth the money? Can you look at more than the three projects that he does for the year (just saw that you might have to pay, could be wrong)? General comments about the site and his teaching. I am in Charles Niels sit...

06-21-2014 06:45 PM

What kind of wood is this? - 35 replies

Got it on a craigslist find with a bunch of walnut, maple, and poplar last year. i have two boards of it about 5 inches wide and 6 feet long, one inch thick. smells like chocolate when i cut it, its heavy and hard too. I know it isnt walnut. maybe rosewood?

06-12-2014 06:19 PM

Very inspiring video for woodworkers - 11 replies

Hey Lumberjocks, Found this cool video, really well made and I love the way the guy speaks about his craft. Some very nice older machines in here too. Thought some may appreciate it. The Swede http://vimeo.com/78788086

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