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242 days ago

Help with what router lift and table to buy - 6 replies

I want to know what you guys are using and how well it works. I have been looking at woodpecker v2 and superfence anyone have one and what do you think. If anyone is using other brand what do you think and give the name.

481 days ago

table saw splitter - 2 replies

I have a 2005 delta x5 unisaw I want to buy a splitter and was looking online and then riving knifes came up. what is the different of the two and does anyone have this saw that can help me a decision. Any help you guys can give me thanks woodman .

662 days ago

What the best way to refinish Padauk - 1 reply

I made these Christmas stocking using padauk http://lumberjocks.com/projects/70632. About two months ago I used polyurethane and i sand in between coats the padauk always was tacky . I it took five coats to get rid of the tackiness. Is there a way to refinish padauk that is easier or a trick to it. I end up do six coats on them and all is good...

1151 days ago

Gorilla glue - 5 replies

I’m building a outdoor table and chairs .The chairs have mortise and tendon joints I had to laminate the chair posts to get 2 1/4 inch square post . I used gorilla glue the one that requires water “moisture” to help set up and it also expands . I have used this glue in the past and it works great don’t care for the mess i...

1161 days ago

water proof glue - 5 replies

What is the best water proof glue. In the past i have used gorilla glue but found it to be a mess any suggest would be nice thank you

1194 days ago

Help please - 4 replies

Any one know the shelve life of salad bowel finish. I have two cans one has been open and seal back up the other has never been open. I bought both cans new and use the one can about 20 years ago. Have a project that i want to use on but not sure. I’m not worry about buying a new can I just don’t to waste it if there still good any...

1250 days ago

dining room chair - 3 replies

Hello every one I have plans for a dining room table I want to build but they don’t go into height of the chair is there a formula to help you figure this the height of the table I want to build is 28 inch I’m not clear at how when you build a table how you come to the height of the chair and when I say height I mean the seat I want ...

1404 days ago

CMT template my way - 6 replies

Hello everyone, well the holiday season is coming fast. So this year, I’m going to give x-mas gifts of the CMT tray. I was tracing the template that is in the kit and I found that there was too much room for error, as trying to keep the walls even and spacing right. After some thought I came up with this idea. By taking sometime and care u...

1418 days ago

A big thanks to Bearpie - 1 reply

About to two weeks ago I started a post on bandsaw. I wanted one for resawing and I have delta 14 inch bandsaw. I was looking online and was just not happy with the delta 18inch and the powermatic 18inch is a nice saw was looking at that one but it not cheap.Bearpie told me he had the same saw and bought a riser block kit now at the time I didn&...

1432 days ago

Bandsaw help - 15 replies

Hello everyone I have Delta 14inch bandsaw. I want to up grade to a bigger saw for the reason of resaw.I looking at delta 18inch but from what I have read it hard to get blades for this saw have any of you heard this.The next saw I’m looking at is powermatic 18inch bandsaw this saw looks like it built it got a nice resaw fence and 18inch r...

1452 days ago

what router to buy - 8 replies

I’m looking for a new router that has variable speed and is 2 1/4 or more horse power. I’m been looking at makita , porter cable, and dewalt . I have four routers none have variable speed looking at dewalt DW618PK and I think that one not to bad but I’m not to crazy about the fact that the router base can change form a fix to ...

1474 days ago

Purple Heart - 17 replies

Hello everyone today I bought some purple heart. I start milling it down and start to see the wood was losing it color our it was get really dark It didn’t have have the purple color to it like when I started. Does this wood need to be set out to air after milling it and if so how long do you wait before you finish it . Thanks

1488 days ago

Cmt bowl and tray pattern - 2 replies

Hello everyone I have just bought the cmt bowl kit . I got a DVD with it but I’m still not sure what the final thickness of the blank should be in the DVD he wasn’t give that out I believe it is 3inch anyone that has used this give me some help . Thank you

1516 days ago

1.5 million dollars award in table saw injury - 5 replies

Hello everyone I was reading my new wood magazine I get in the mail. One of the story was of a man that was award 1.5 million for cutting three fingers . It almost amputated one finger seriously injuring two other. He worked for a flooring company what was he doing free hand cutting on a table saw no guards . The table saw he was using was a Ry...

1523 days ago

moisture - 6 replies

I built this project had the door fitting great my shop is in the basement of my home . I didn’t stain it came back a couple days later and not pay any mind to door stain it . It was after I stain it that I noticed the door had cup and it would not stay close. I got up set a little and down about it . I’m know rebuilding the door but...

1530 days ago

How to - 3 replies

OK I have seen a lot of cool cutting boards. My question is how do you do the contrast of woods. But like how Michiganmike did his board is there a book the will help me . Any help is greatly appreciate.Thank you

1545 days ago

heard saw stop to make jointers - 5 replies

Well everyone I’m on the market for a new jointer . I’m looking to up grade from a six to a eight inch but I thought I read some were that saw stop was going to use there brake system on jointer cant remember were.Have any of you read this to .

1558 days ago

router speed control - 4 replies

I need some help understanding this I have been looking at router speed control box. I have never used them and I’m thinking that this will help with burning and tear out. But I’m not sure how to figure out what speed to use with what bit is there a chart that tells you. I like to make stop chamfer and I’m get burn at the end ...

1558 days ago

oak and what match - 16 replies

Hello every one I need some help what wood would match with oak. Like walnut and maple.I could use some help thanks

1636 days ago

Do you pull our push - 12 replies

OK I have seen on woodworking shows and on you tube people using sliding miter box . I have a 12inch sliding miter box and when i use it I pull the head back and I have seen other push head forward to cut .I guess that if it works for you there is really no problem but what do manufacturer says is there some hard rule on this subject. For years ...

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