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|252 days ago||
Looking for help with creating octagon - 10 replies
Hi…Looking for a jig or some sort of carriage , to create 1 1/2” by 12” +- octagon( rip) on the table saw….Router not an option…thanks
|264 days ago||
Leather strop source - 6 replies
Wondering if there is a certain type or grade of leather that makes a good strop ? and if you have a source..Would also like some for my vise chops ? thanks..
|297 days ago||
front vise recomendation... - 3 replies
Hi AllLooking for a referall for a small front vise.. Looking for single screw well machined and non quick release..Woodcraft, lee valley. rockler ?Thanks..
|675 days ago||
carpentar in los angeles - 0 replies
Any carpenters looking for work in the la area…westside..A lttle fencing ,small slab and a little framing, shop cabinets. could be fun .. Shop addition, let me know..
|696 days ago||
southern california tool dealers - 4 replies
Can anyone recomend a tool dealer in so. cal, hopefully los angeles, that carries more and larger assortment of shop tools ? looking to get new 15” or bigger planer and 8” jointer . My local rockler and woodcraft dont have much on the floor and am reluctant to buy online…willing to drive ..thanks..
|706 days ago||
triton vs. lift - 13 replies
Can someone give me a heads up on the benefits of a good router lift as opposed to a triton type router for new router table ..
|858 days ago||
referall for brad point bits - 11 replies
Can anyone refer a set of 1/2” to 1 ” good brad point bits, preferably in 1/16” increments..Thanks guys..
|905 days ago||
kiln service - 3 replies
anyone know of a kiln service in the los Angeles area? Thanks.
|906 days ago||
powder post beetles.. - 21 replies
Does anyone have any experience building a small kiln or some sort of large heated box to kill powdrer post beetles ?i have a growing powder post beetle problem, in mostly two year old air dried slabs of various sizes..Wondering if i can build a plywood or ridged insulated box ( aproximetly 4’ x 10’ x 4’ ) with some sort of ele...
|918 days ago||
Any thoughts on this add ? - 3 replies
Good deal ? Any body want to load up ?
|1035 days ago||
Blast gate locations - 5 replies
New to dust collection here..Im hooking up a 2 hp collector in a 20×20 garage. at this point all i want is two 4” flexible hoses that i can hook up to various tools. the shop is evolving right now, so will run hard lines in the future. as i dont have layout nailed downmy question is, does it matter if i have the two blast gates at th...
|1059 days ago||
Bandsaw adjustments - 14 replies
Just recieved a new Grizzly 17’ bandsaw..stoked..Hopefully 2 quick questions.On the lower bearing adjustments, Is it normal or necassary to have more room for play on the left side of the blade bearing ? blade is centered in the rear support bearing , but not the laterals..?Second question is..Ive read there is a rule of thumb , 1/4”...
|1179 days ago||
henry Taylor mortise chisels - 2 replies
Anyone familiar with henry Taylor registered mortise chisels ? any experience with edge retention ? .Im looking for a smaller mortise chisel and saw those at traditional woodworker …thanks
|1291 days ago||
veritas bench plane - 3 replies
Couple questions on a veritas 5 1/4 bench plane…Seems when i am trying to get the blade parallel to the body ,the blade advances in the depth ? and how tight should the lever cap screw be ? should i be able to remove the lever cap without using a screw driver ? And I seem to be wearing down the round pivot mechanism unevenly..any help woul...
|1326 days ago||
Quick setting glues - 13 replies
What quick setting glue do you guys prefer for jigs and or something quick in the shop ?
|1331 days ago||
figin beetles - 17 replies
I purchased my first few live edge slabs a few months ago and have the dreaded powder post beetle..So i have this real cool piece of fig apr. 18” x 5’ 6”x 2” with a crotch . Have tried 2 dosings of Tim-Bor and 1 wrapped in black plastic baked in the sun..But not working. Have read about need for a kiln,but no source in my...
|1349 days ago||
40' diameter pine down in santa monica.Ca ? - 0 replies
Any local sawyers in So cal interested in slabing up a 40” diameter pine in santa monica ? Just thought i would throw that out there.it’s a city tree by the santa monica airport…