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73 days ago

Ellsworth-style Lathe Tool Sharpening Jig - 1 reply

Grinding Jig to perform the popular “Ellsworth Grind” that will give you an accurate and consistent bevel angle grind to your lathe tools. This Jig includes:1. Adjustable gouge bar with basket to hold the jig and receiving receptacle.2. Adjustable stop for repeating grinds without resetting the distance from the grinding wheel.3. ...

73 days ago

Blackhawk Sharpening Jig for Lathe Gouges - 0 replies

This wood lathe gouge all steel sharpening jig will give you complete flexibility to consistently sharpen any gouge on your grinder to any bevel angle you prefer. The jig includes the “V” holder for the gouge handle attached to the 18” adjustable bar, bar holder that attaches to your grinder base and the adustable stop for sett...

129 days ago

Wanted: Wood Lathe - 2 replies

Looking for a lathe with variable speeds, reverse, 12” or more throw, 24” or greater bed in good condition. I am in Southeast Michigan. Will pickup within a reseasonable distance. Thanks,

158 days ago

Rockwell/ Delta Model 46-400 lathe 1960's vintage recommendations - 20 replies

Does anyone have any experience or knowledge about this lathe? It has a 12” swing ( 16” over the gap) x 38” bed and variable speed 300 – 3,000 rpm with 1 HP motor and wired for 230 volts. This would be my first lathe. I plan to turn bowls from logs and salt & peeper mills to start. Any helpful comments are app...

243 days ago

Wanted Nova 1924-44 Lathe - 2 replies

Anyone who knows of a Nova 1624-44 lathe, I am looking for my first lathe, please let me know. Willing to pick up within a reasonable distance from Michigan. Thanks,Ken

280 days ago

Fence for Craftsman Band Saw - 4 replies

I have recently acquired a used 12” Craftsman band saw model 137.224320, that has a 3/8” slot on the left side of the table that I believe is for a fence. Does anyone have a recommendation of where to buy or build a fence for my band saw? Thanks,Ken

351 days ago

Router Table recommendations for a $ 200 budget - 28 replies

I have done some research on router tables and have come up with the following three company choices. 1. Bosch – RA 1171 ($ 159) or RA1181 ($ 179)2. Grizzly – T 10432 ( $140) or W2000 ($ 235)3. Kreg – PRS2100 ( $ 229) or PRS 2000 ($ 200) Any recommendations on any of these or others is greatly appreciated. I am trying...

874 days ago

Butcher Block Counter Top - 1 reply

I would like to replace my 6’ wide laminated counter top that has a 30” cooktop in the center with a butcher block. Maple appears to be the wood of choice. Any plans, tips and suggestions are greatly appreciated. Happy Thankgiving.

874 days ago

Builtin Bookcase in Dining Room - 0 replies

I am planning to build a large bookcase, approx. 12’ wide that sits over a hot water heat register that goes the complete width of the dining room (the register is 10” high at the baseboard). Any suggestions on how to design it for the register issues and any recommendations on design plans, etc. are greatly appreciated. Happy ...

1008 days ago

Simple Utility Box for Popup Camper - 0 replies

I am going to embark on my first wooden project. A 24”X12”x12” box to mount on the frame/tongue of a popup camper between the LPG bottle and the hand crank that raises and lowers the camper to put it on the vehicle hitch. I have some 1/4” sheets of marine plywood and prefer to use them so I don’t have to buy somet...

1188 days ago

Choosing the best low cost scroll saw for a 1st time scroller - 7 replies

I am researching the web for a 16” scroll saw that accepts both the pin & flat blades plus the niceties of blower, light and tilt (right & left). Since I am not sure if I will catch on to scrolling I would like to keep my cost at $ 150 or lower if possible. On the LJ reviews it seems that the Hitachi CW40 (except for the circular...

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