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08-20-2016 05:15 AM

where is a good source for project plans? - 8 replies

Many years ago (20-30) I built quite a few furniture projects such as cabinets, hutch, bed, night stands, childrens’ furniture, etc. I bought excellent plans from Furniture Designs, Inc. in Glenview, Illinois. At the time they had an extensive catalog of plans. Where is a good source for well designed and documented furniture these days?

06-22-2016 06:06 AM

No rust on my Unisaw - 1 reply

My Unisaw is about 40 years old; it is in use frequently. I live in California where we don’t have a lot of humidity, but after all this time the table top looks like new and I wanted to share my technique. When not in use I brush off the top and cover it with a sheet of heavy brown wrapping paper cut to size. From time to time I satura...

05-25-2016 07:52 AM

DW735 Planer chip collection - 4 replies

I recently added a DW735 to my tool stable, and was concerned about dust and chip collection. (Lots of chips and coarse dust). Since the internal blower works so well, I came up with this arrangement: A 4” hose connected to the planer outlet and a Rockler Dustright 5 micron bag on the other end. A couple of hose clamps keep it all tidy...

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