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03-20-2013 01:37 PM

How many sheets of ply? - 18 replies

I’m building a cubby for my daughter and wanted to calculate how many sheets of ply I would need.All I found online were dimensional calculators, but they are more for board length.If anyone knows of a web link that helps, I’d really appreciate it.Bradford 18”x36”x36” overallcenter shelf 34 1/2” four divide...

11-02-2012 11:39 PM

Finish color match chart? - 1 reply

I was wondering if anyone knew of a chart that suggests the best match of finish to the type of wood? I purchased some different woods and am wondering about which finish looks best on what woods. LeopardwoodMerbauEucalyptusWhite Oak QSSycamoreCurly MapleMaple AmbrosiaBlack PalmMarblewoodBirdseye Maple If anyone can direct me to a chart th...

10-20-2010 05:16 PM

Wood-a-holics Unanimous - 26 replies

I cried (a little) today after seeing a Greene & Greene chest. The wood grain was so beautiful, and the piece was so perfect, that it brought a tear to my eye. Maybe it brought back a childhood memory, maybe I had too much coffee. I don’t know. One thing for sure is when I see something built that well, I get seriously emotional. Not s...

09-26-2010 03:34 PM

Apology to LJs - 28 replies

I apologize if I offended any or all LJs in the past present or future. I posted a build off question that not one person responded to or even read it, so I removed it. The original post was to challenge a “Stool build off/show us your shop chair/seat/perch/dorsal recumbent apparatus.” Kind of a “if you built it, show it off/or...

05-12-2010 09:58 PM

"Best wall clamping and design" - 6 replies Has my Vote!

02-21-2010 10:53 PM

"I Need a 3HP 1PH motor for PM66" Solved by going to the source - 35 replies

Hi gang, I bit off more than I could chew by buying an industrial table saw from last month’s online auction. I thought I could simply swap out the motor, 5HP 3PH, with a 3HP 1PH motor. But apparently the frame type is obsolete. I can’t find a single distributor that sells replacement motors than match up to my Powermatic 66 saw. I&#...

02-08-2010 01:19 AM

I just bought a Powermatic 66 for $350!! - 6 replies

Hi gang, last week I posted a comment about the online auction website My friend told me about it after I hugged a Powermatic 2000 table saw at the last woodworking show. I registered for the site and bid the lowest to just watch the auction and learn how to bid. I watched for 5 days as nobody raised the bid. I was blown awa...

02-05-2010 03:27 AM

Discounted tools beyond belief. - 4 replies

Hey gang, I came across a web site via a friend, that I had to tell everyone about. It’s an auction site, that sells, out of business tools and equipment. I just won the bid for a Powermatic 66, with extended table and over the table-top feeder/roller. And get this all for $350. Here’s the site…

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