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79 days ago

Advice on powermatic 882hh table adjustments - 6 replies

Soo At this point I have had the tables pretty near perfectTwice. When I raise or lower the infeed table to adjust depth of cut I’m getting out ofParallel. My question is, when adjusting the tables, do you completely loosen the locking lever and completely loosen allOf the set screws? If yes, the table fallsTo itsLowest point and I would ...

116 days ago

6" jointer for sale los Angeles - 1 reply

Delta 6 ” jointer, model 37-866. htc mobile base and extra set of knives.. 250.00

132 days ago

looking for small edge sander - 5 replies

can anyone one recommend or steer me in the direction for a medium size edge sander…i have the ridged and its been a good tool, but its on its last legs..hoping to upgrade to one a little longer, but not a 80” belt. looking for one 48” belt range..Thanks..

482 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

494 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..

527 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..

905 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..

926 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..

936 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 ..

1088 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..

1135 days ago

kiln service - 3 replies

anyone know of a kiln service in the los Angeles area? Thanks.

1136 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...

1148 days ago

Any thoughts on this add ? - 3 replies

Good deal ? Any body want to load up ?

1265 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...

1289 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”...

1409 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

1521 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...

1556 days ago

Quick setting glues - 13 replies

What quick setting glue do you guys prefer for jigs and or something quick in the shop ?

1561 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...

1579 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’s a city tree by the santa monica airport…

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