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03-10-2019 04:35 PM

Homeright Super Finish Max HVLP Paint Sprayer - Seeking Info - 3 replies

I am considering purchasing a Homeright Super Finish Max HVLP Paint Sprayer and would appreciate any information anyone would have. I am also interested in anything anyone would like to share in regard to similar HVLP options at an affordable price. I have a larger air compressor in my shop, but my (clean) finish area is in the house basemen...

02-08-2019 03:23 AM

Finish Nailers - Seeking Recommendations - 19 replies

I am seeking recommendations, input and thoughts on air finish nailers. I have an 18 gauge B&D Firestorm brad nailer (inherited) that performs well but am in need of something larger in the 15 or 16 gauge size. I am presently researching the forums but in conjunction with my research, I would appreciate anything anyone would like to shar...

12-15-2018 05:20 PM

Potting Bench - Seeking Recommendations - 4 replies

I am planning on building my wife a potting bench and would appreciate any recommendations or input that anyone would like to share. The potting bench would be in our walk-out basement during the winter and early spring season where it would be used to start garden seedlings and for other tasks. In the summertime through autumn, it will be l...

10-19-2018 03:10 AM

Cutting plywood...? - 23 replies

I would appreciate thoughts on a simple task – cutting plywood. I am planning on building several cornhole boards 2’ x 4’ from 3/4” hardwood plywood 4’ x 8’ sheets. At about $50 / sheet, I don’t want to ruin any cuts and have waste in the process. My first preference is to have the sheets cut at L...

09-15-2018 06:22 PM

Dust Collector - Now What? - 3 replies

I just bought a Grizzly G0548Z Dust collector, 220v, 2hp, 1,700 cfm with 1 micron canister filter. Up to this point I have been getting by (barely) with a shop vac / Dust Deputy combination, so I am essentially starting from scratch. I will be actively researching this forum and elsewhere, but wanted to post in the event someone had a few m...

04-17-2018 08:15 PM

Bandsaw Resaw Blades - 2 replies

I am seeking recommendations on the best bandsaw blades for two separate tasks. I have a Laguna 18BX with a 1” Resaw King blade for general resaw work. I am quite pleased with the blade but for some upcoming projects, it is likely that alternative blades would better, either due to the risk of damage or due to the type of wood being cu...

02-15-2018 06:29 AM

Workbench / Assembly Table Drawers - Seeking Recommendations - 4 replies

I am in the process of building a combination workbench / assembly table for my shop. The basic construction of the bench is 2×6 & 2×4 framing with a double layer of 3/4” plywood for a top and a tempered hardboard work surface. My plan is to install two drawers that will hold a variety of items including screws and fasten...

01-17-2018 12:10 AM

Seeking Bandsaw Blade Recommendations and Insight - 9 replies

Seeking Bandsaw Blade Recommendations and Insight I would appreciate any recommendations and insight in regard to bandsaw blades. My shop presently consists of a 10” table saw, a 10” radial arm saw, scroll saw, router & table, as well as a selection of handheld power tools and other items. I am purchasing a bandsaw to inc...

01-09-2018 01:09 PM

Pros & Cons of a Laguna 18BX vs 14BX or 14SUV - 2 replies

I am considering the purchase of a Laguna 18BX bandsaw but prior to doing so would appreciate input on the pro’s & con’s of a larger vs smaller machine. Regular bandsaw tasks will consist of a variety of general woodworking activities including crafts, furniture (more of the primitive variety and not necessarily fine woodworki...


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