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|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||
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...
|11-25-2013 08:45 PM||
12" Oliver jointer - 2 replies
I am really interested in buying a 12” Oliver jointer (4255). Does anyone know the start up amps for the jointer? I emailed the company and they told me it runs on 15 amps but they didn’t tell me how many amps it takes to start.
|11-18-2013 02:59 AM||
CNC router - 9 replies
I need some advice on a CNC router. I am thinking about getting a CNC router to carve my chair seats. The bed needs to be roughly 24” x 24” and be able to carve 8/4 hardwoods.