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210 days ago

Does anyone have tips on wood dyes? - 22 replies

I cut out word art signs on my scroll saw and and I want to finish some with different colors red, green , blue etc. I was wondering if anyone has experience with wood dyes and where can I purchase them? Thanks, Vinnie

219 days ago

Will This Remote Switch Be Ok For Shop Vac? - 10 replies

I just purchased this remote switch for my Shop Vac. The shop Vac is 120 v, 10.5 A. The switch is 125v, 13A

219 days ago

Sharing The Dust Collector? - 2 replies

Hello everyone, I know this is probably an easy fix . I just recently hooked up a dust collector in my shop. I have two scroll saws and I can power up the dust collector from one foot switch. How can I power it up to the other foot switch without having to unplug it from one foot switch to the other? Is there a special cord or switch I need t...

222 days ago

Pictures On How To Re-pack Your DW788 Scroll Saw for Return - 4 replies

225 days ago

New DeWalt 788 Rattling Noise ...normal or not? - 15 replies

I just got a new DW788 and and my saw has a rattling sound sometimes at low speeds and high speed. After I cut something it will stop.As soon as I adjust the speed up or down it will start again. It sounds like it’s coming from the back. Should I send it back or is this normal with the new DW788? Vinnie

228 days ago

How do I fix the hole that's stripped on my Dewalt 788 lower arm with cover? - 14 replies

How do I fix the hole that’s stripped on my Dewalt 788 lower arm with cover? Should I use a self tapping screw? Please help, thanks, Vinnie

972 days ago

3hp Shop Vac with a Rocker Vortex dust collector? - 1 reply

I use mainly a DeWalt Scroll saw and a flap sander in my basement shop. I have a small area to work 18’x 10’I have been using a box fan with a furnace filter attached , setup next to my scroll saw with my shop vac attached under the scroll saw to suck up dust when it’s cutting.I was thinking on getting the Vortex dust collector...

1375 days ago

Matching color of aged pine moldings - 2 replies

Hello, I am looking for help on matching the color of woodwork. I am replacing a six panel solid pine door(new) in my bathroom plus new moldings. I need to match with a stain or a poly that will come close to match my aged pine moldings inside and outside my bathroom. I was thinking on using amber shellac and then maybe a coat of poly. The aged ...

1446 days ago

Finishing Red Oak-- I Need An Oil Finish That Will Last - 4 replies

Hello, I make a lot of my projects out of red oak and I want to use a oil finish that does not dry up. I have used lemon oil and mineral oil. Both of these oils dry up in a few months to the point that my projects almost look white. When I redo them with mineral oil I get the same results after a few months.The project that I make are 3D and t...

1477 days ago

Oak Table Sign Trivets - 2 replies

Hello, I make oak table sign trivets and I was wondering if maybe some of you can give me ideas. If I was to make one for you, what would you want it to say? Thanks, Vinnie!

1807 days ago

Matching Old Natural Pine Tongue and Groove Boards - 3 replies

Hello, I am replacing some of the tongue and groove pine boards on my ceiling. They are finished with satin poly.The ceiling was installed in 1986. I need to match the color with the rest of the boards. What can I use to come close to the color?I need to replace two rows at one end on my ceiling in my family room. Can someone help? Thank you...

1841 days ago

I am looking for a manual for a 10" Craftsman compound miter saw. - 1 reply

Hi, I am looking for a manual for a 10” Craftsman compound miter saw, model# 113234630. How can I find one?Please help, thank you Vinnie

2013 days ago

Stack cutting 1/4" oak plywood - 2 replies

I have been stack cutting (fretwork inside cutting) five pieces 1/4” oak plywood with my scroll saw for ornaments and other home deco projects. The problem that I have been having started when the plywood that I buy now has a hard core layer in the middle of the plywood. My scroll blades dull faster and I am getting burning marks . Can som...

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