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08-19-2018 11:31 PM

Sort of Knock Down Spray Booth - 5 replies

So, my shop/ garage is built, currently in the seal up and insulate phase, then sheet rock, then electrical, etc… should be up an running next December at this point… lol… anyways- I have left one wall in the garage empty and directly across from windows on the adjacent wall. My thought it this. Can I install a fairly d...

01-31-2018 09:17 PM

White Cabinets- Melamine versus Alternatives - 9 replies

I have a project that is designed and ready to go, client wants white cabinets. Has anybody worked in Melamine with that fiberboard core? I have never used the stuff, but it is relatively inexpensive and solves my white problem (im not buying this at Home Depot, so I hope its better quality)... but I I’m concerned about how to join that ...

10-22-2017 01:49 PM

Dense Pack Cellulose, Fiberglass Batts, Sprayed In- Its Shop Build Time - 5 replies

Good morning, Ladies and Gents- Finally get started on building my 36×24 shop in my back yard, I am beginning to think about how to insulate. There is obviously copious info in a Google search, but sometimes too much information, it well, too much information. Im not certain spraying closed cell/ open cell makes sense for the cost of...

07-03-2016 09:55 PM

Shaper versus Router Table - 8 replies

allright, I get my shop back here in 30 days, and the time has come… to poop or get off the pot on whether to equip my shop with a new router, fit and table/ cabinet -or- purchase a shaper with the spindle that allows you to run 1/2 router bits in the machine. i have agonized over this, to me, its so close its hard to lean either way&...

03-20-2016 02:33 PM

CNC First Time Use Question - 11 replies

I am taking a cabinet class that requires at least some portion of the project be cut on the schools CNC, so I have done the whole cabinet carcass and interior in sketch up. My question is do I have to use a 8×4 sheet for the machine, or will it cut parts from 4×4 sheets as well? The cost is less for the 8×4 sheet of veneered ...

11-21-2015 03:31 PM

Shaper in lieu of Router Table - 20 replies

I’m thinking about ditching the idea of a router table in the shop and just getting a 2 horse shaper instead. I have used a shaper for bigger jobs, large profiles, shaping steam bent parts, power feeding…. But I have always used the router table for smaller slotting jobs and other type of work. So, has anybody ditched their route...

05-21-2014 04:14 PM

Cool Local Denver Story - 0 replies I caught this on Local 9News in denver last night, thought people here would like to see this segment. Pretty darn cool.

04-28-2013 01:09 AM

Rubbing out a WB poly Finish to Satin - 4 replies

Anybody use 4 aught steel wool to rub out a water based poly finish and have any issues? I am reluctant to use steel, but synthetic abrasive are, well, synthetic abrasives.. The finish is well cured, will rubbing that surface to Satin with lube and water… Any rust issues?? How is the ET way to clean up the surface when done??

04-25-2013 10:20 PM

My QS Oak Tabletop Cupped.... - 14 replies

So I let the stock acclimate in my shop for 3 weeks, cut it to rough size, waited another week, the finally milled it down to size the glued it up… The glue up was very good, came out nearly dead flat… I belt sanded the top flat front and back, the applied dye to color the top and bottom… Still flat. I put 5 coats of poly on t...

03-16-2013 06:40 PM

Quarter Sawn Oak Table Advice - 8 replies

So, my original plan was to build this table in QS Oak for the base, 1Inch Walnut on top…. I spent forever going through the Walnut, and I just could find enough stock that was serviceable to achieve the show piece I wanted… So I decide to grab some 6/4 QS oak for the top…. But I want to get that top the dark chocolate brown...

03-09-2013 12:37 AM

Scratch Stocks- Anybody Use these Often? - 3 replies

I want to put in a little bead profile around the edges of a drawer front on a sidetable I built, but I not sure sure the best way to do it… i was thinking a scratch stock to cut in the profile, buti have never used one… how do the work acorss the grain? do the tear out easily? I would expect the with the grain they are a snap̷...

11-28-2012 02:07 AM

Dial Indicators- Increment Question - 2 replies

If I zero my .001 dial indicator, and the needle moves to the 1 on the big dial, is that 1/1000 of an inch?

11-14-2012 12:43 AM

Fuji HVLP Turbine Systems - 20 replies

Anybody have experience with these machines?? The reviews at a variety of sources on the Web are stellar… My question… The have Mini Mite series machines that feature a 3 turbine model, and the upgraded 4 turbine… The implied difference is if you are going to spraying latex paint, you need the 4 to give atomization to give...

07-23-2012 05:15 PM

Betterly "Una-Gauge" or the In-Line "A-Line-It" - 4 replies

Anybody have expereince with these allignment tools? I have narrowed it down to these these guys, they seem to do task for task the same thing, inly with a price difference of $50. I am still confirming if these are American Made, that is important to me if it is at all possible to buy domestic. the In-line products is the Deluxe kit. Th...

04-21-2012 01:54 PM

Grizzly Hybrid TS with Sliding Table - 13 replies Has anybody ever been able to use this option on a Grizzly tablesaw? I am going to buy this saw (it’s light enough to be able to it in my basement, and the reviews have been good) and I saw this option and thought for cross cuts and mitres this looks pretty sweet… I am wondering abo...

01-23-2012 11:30 PM

Lacquer over a Painted Finish.... - 7 replies

I have a knife box that I have painted to match our kitchen color scheme (my wife if particular!), and I wanted to seal it in Lacquer, my goal a very clear polished finish that is like glass, and accentuates the color… Questions, since I have never used Lacquer: 1. Can I use Lacqeur over Enamel Paint?2. Will Lacquer make my Green box...

01-23-2012 02:05 AM

Priming Cabinet Grade Plywood.... On one Side - 4 replies

So i am working on a built-in for under our basement stairs, and I used Cabinet grade plywood for the carcass and was planning to just paint the interior of the box white…. So I primed the pieces and plan to paint before put it together, and there is about 1/16 of an inch cup to the parts…. So do I have to prime the outside of the...

01-06-2012 09:26 PM

So, I have a Block Plane... What Next? - 6 replies

I am ready to start building an arsenal of planes. I have collected all the power tools I need, and while they are super fun to play with and do a great job, as my skills have developed I have begun to think about how much better can my finished products be with competent, skilled handwork? I have a full set of Chisels and have become very g...

01-02-2012 08:36 PM

Minwax Polycrylic - 15 replies

So in between coats the products says to sand lightly with 220 sandpaper… I thought that seems awfully course…. Now, you can see scratches in the finish when in the light…. Anybody else had the experience? I am reluctant to apply liberally since this stuff runs pretty easily… I am not terrible pleased… I was j...

12-27-2011 09:02 PM

Cabinet Saw Transport Question - 18 replies

So I think I am going to get a new cabinet saw, I figure I do enough projects that is makes sense to have a stalwart in the shop and no longer try to squeze percision out of the less that percise machinery…. My question, gents. The shipping weight on these puppies is 600lbs… I have a basement shop, do these come in enough small p...

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