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05-06-2015 10:56 AM

Anyone ever used irsauctions.com to buy equipment? - 8 replies

Has anyone ever used IRSauctions.com to buy used woodworking equipment? I found a local cabinet shop that closed and has equipment posted on the site.

05-01-2015 07:18 PM

Help explain West Systems epoxy numbers - 7 replies

Can someone explain to me the different numbers for the West System epoxy. I am looking on Amazon and there is a 105 resin and a 205 hardener but then there are other numbers and I don’t understand which combo I need. I am looking to use epoxy to help fill voids in hardwood and use on table tops to help stabilize cracks.

04-21-2015 01:47 PM

Maloof furniture on Antiques Roadshow - 3 replies

I saw some still pictures yesterday of a Maloof set on Antiques Roadshow in CA. Anyone know where the video can be found? Can’t find anything on YouTube

04-14-2015 12:29 PM

Need drum sander recommendations - 11 replies

I need some help with recommendations for a large capacity drum sander. I would like a drum sander that has the ability to table tops. I currently have a Jet 16/32 and I am not a huge fan of the open end for wide pieces. Drum sander doesn’t have to be a double drum model.

01-06-2015 07:38 PM

What do you do with oily rags - 23 replies

What do you do with your oily rags? I put them in a bucket outside but I hate that in the winter it turns into a huge block of ice.

12-22-2014 02:58 AM

Blue tooth safety ear muffs - 12 replies

I am looking for blue tooth safety ear muffs so that I can listen to music on my phone without headphone. Does anyone know if these exist?

12-01-2014 06:17 PM

Anyone use Uship? - 5 replies

Has anyone used Uship? If so what has your experience been like. I am bidding on a job that would require me to ship a dining room table from PA to IA.

09-22-2014 01:33 AM

Large jointer (16") or a wide belt sander - 30 replies

I currently have a 6” jointer with a segmented head and am thinking about upgrading to a used 16” jointer. Recently I have been looking into a 30+” wide belt sander instead. Should I sell my current jointer and go with a 16” or get a wide belt sander that can flatten wider boards and costs about the same?

08-25-2014 07:04 PM

Best router bit for Offerman router sled - 2 replies

What is the best router bit to use in a homemade Offerman style sled? I am building a live edge cherry table and will be flattening the slabs with the sled. I am using a Festool OF1400 router

08-05-2014 08:02 PM

Best oil finish for a crib - 3 replies

I am about to finish a black walnut crib and I need some help with the finish. I want to use an oil finish but it needs to be safe just in case the kid starts chewing the crib some day. Suggestions.

08-05-2014 01:10 AM

End grain countertop over dishwasher - 5 replies

I have a customer that wants a 24” square end grain counter top over their dishwasher. Should I be concerned about excess moisture.?

04-23-2014 02:06 PM

Grizzly cyclone dust collector quality? - 3 replies

This past Christmas I got several Grizzly gift cards from everyone (Grizzly is 20 minutes from my house). I was going to get a jointer but I am going to opt for a used Northfield instead. So I think I am going to upgrade my dust collection. I was leaning towards a Clearvue cyclone but since I have the money to Grizzly I have been looking at t...

04-10-2014 12:26 PM

I am lost when it comes to phase converters - 19 replies

I am interested in purchasing a 12” – 16” used Northfield jointer but I don’t have 3 phase power in my shop. Everything that I have been reading is very confusing. Can a jointer run on a static converter or do I need a rotary converter? What size convereter do I need? I just build my shop 6 months ago and I have ALOT ...

04-01-2014 05:20 PM

direct drive vs. belt drive jointers - 21 replies

I am in the market for a large capacity jointer and have been looking at some decent used machines. A lot of the older models are direct drive, what are the advantages/disadvantages to direct vs. belt drive motors?

03-12-2014 10:47 AM

Using ratchet straps to prevent wood from warping while drying? - 16 replies

Yesterday I purchased 300 bf of 8/4 fresh cut cherry averaging 16” wide. I will properly stack them in the second floor of my shop for the next few years to slowly dry. I will use latex paint on the ends to slow down the drying process. I want to prevent the wood from twisting and cupping, can I use ratchet straps at each of the stacks ...

03-02-2014 03:22 AM

Office chair parts - 1 reply

I would like to build a Maloof office chair but struggling to find the base units. I will make the base legs but need the cylinder and mechanisms to raise/lower/tilt and the swivel wheels.

01-28-2014 03:52 PM

Parts for crib - 11 replies

My wife and I are expecting our first child which means its time to start thinking about making a crib. I found some nice plans from Rockler for a 3 in 1 crib/bed. My question is where do I get the hardward for it? By hardware I mean the springs for the bottom that the mattress goes on. Also are all crib mattress the same size? I don’...

12-29-2013 11:37 PM

Shipping overseas - 2 replies

I have a potential client interested in a double rocking chair in Sweden. The only issue that I have is that I have not shipped anything overseas yet. Anyone have any experience with shipping from the United States to Europe? I live in Pennsylvania.

12-29-2013 03:27 PM

Best place to sell equipment - 9 replies

I am looking for a good place to sell my jointer. I would like to upgrade from my Jet 6” helical head to a 12” jointer but need to sell the existing one. Any one have experience selling equipment?

11-26-2013 12:51 PM

12"+ jointer suggestions - 24 replies

I am interested in upgrading my 6” Jet jointer to something 12”+ wide. I was looking at the Oliver 4255 but my local machine shop doesn’t sell it anymore so I thought I might as well look at other models. I need it to be single phase and I would prefer not to break the bank. I already have a helical head in my 18” plan...

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