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02-06-2017 07:45 PM

CNC machine needs - 11 replies

Have any of you bought a maslow CNC? Or has anyone built their own CNC machine? I’ve seen videos on building your own but I wanna know if there’s and hands on experience in the group so I know the efficacy of self built and what my best options are. I don’t have the money for high ticket items.

03-20-2016 08:51 PM

THE DUST!!! - 14 replies

Hey guys I’m pretty sure this has been discussed quite a bit but I can’t find anything clear to what I need a solution for. I want to set up a collection system for my shop. I.E. a tubing/piping network spanning the shop with stations that I have dedicated hookups for each tool. I was thinking about clear tubing so you can monitor...

02-19-2016 03:35 AM

The boatman in the south, Wanna come play in my shop? - 4 replies

I haven’t been on here for a while now but I wanted you guys to know that soon I will be picking up where my father left off and continue wooden boat building so I carry on the family tradition that has handed down for generations now. If any of you live in mid southern louisiana and want to come be part of the show then message me and you...

06-13-2013 04:49 AM

cnc machining - 5 replies

Hey guys I have been wanting to build a cnc router for some time now but never got around to it. I think I have seen that you can build your own for much cheaper than to buy one outright. Unfortunately a year ago I became disabled and I cant work right now so I need to build or get one for cheap. woodworking is great therapy for me. I found t...

01-04-2013 05:13 AM

Best random orbit sander - 22 replies

I tried to look in the reviews section but it wasnt all that helpfull unless i wanted to sit here all day and read every review that has been done then discern wich one sounded good. I think i want a random orbit sander i guess and i was thinking maybe one shaped like the mouse ones so i could get corners. like can you get a pad shaped like t...

12-15-2012 02:07 AM

Benchtop planer sugestions - 4 replies

hey everyone IM looking at getting a Steel city planer for christmas I just cant decide on witch to go with model 40200h or model 40300h. the 40300 is much cheaper so I had steel city send me a comparison document cause i cant find any reviews on the 40300h. 40200H1. 14×14 in and out feed tables2. 15 amp motor3. 10,000 rpm4. ...

05-08-2012 04:28 AM

15" delta planer Good or Bad? - 16 replies

I found this planer and it seems very cheaply priced. Can anyone tell me if it would be worth my time to go look at it? It’s about an hour and a half away.

04-03-2012 06:35 PM

Is this shopsmith worth it. - 7 replies

I have a rigid table saw so i dont care about the table saw but if this is a steal i want to get it. I was looking on craigs list for a planer and came across this Shopsmith i don’t know anything about them but im sure you guys do. Having a planer and jointer would make things alot easier on me. Let me know what you guys think.

03-12-2012 07:25 PM

3' wide staircase drawer with center horse - 9 replies

Hi everyone this is my first post here. I have a staircase and I would like to install a drawer to the bottom step. I saw this thread but isnt that helpfull. I have a center horse and was wondering if anyone has any idea if you could cut the center horse and then rebrace it back behind the where the drawer would sit. I really dont want two...

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