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04-01-2016 06:28 AM

Making dovetails in sketchup - 6 replies

Hi all. I am sure there are a few people here who use sketchup to model their wood working projects. I created a plugin that allows you to select a set of faces on two boards and it will create dovetails in the objects. There are a few limitations right now, like the two boards have to each be unique groups. But it can do both regular dovetails ...

03-30-2016 03:34 PM

Turning my small garage space into a woodshop - 27 replies

I have stopped my car “hobby” and decided to get deeper into woodworking. I like the be able to make things, and woodworking is the best path to creating usable items. Over the last month I have been trying to pick up some tools that can increase what I can actually do with the limited space and time that I have. Over the last month ...

03-24-2016 07:39 PM

Picked up a new in box Dewault 735X today - 2 replies

For $450. It even came with the extra blades and wings. I am so excited to get this thing going. I can see why it would perform a lot better than the other bench top systems. One, it is a beast. This thing weighs so much. Second, the table, even without the wings is a lot longer than the other lunch box planers. Now to find a decent jointer. ...

03-23-2016 03:12 PM

Picked this plane up today from CL - 10 replies

It is a very old, lightly used Miller Falls No. 9 hand plane. There is a little pain on the back handle, but no chips. Lots of surface rust that I need to clean up. I will be sharpening the iron along with my chisels and block plane iron this weekend. I will post more pictures as I make progress. I have no idea what year it was made. If anyon...

03-22-2016 02:07 PM

Powermatic 60B on craigslist - 0 replies

One just got put on craigslist for $1590. He also has a Delta 735X for $490 with carbide blades. I am going to buy the planer (hopefully), but I was wondering what the powermatic would be worth. I want to offer because I know this would be a rest of my life jointer, but $1500 is a little steep. What do you all think? Thanks Chad

03-21-2016 02:30 PM

G1018 that needs some fixing up - 3 replies

Found a G1018 on craigslist. Needs a new motor and cutter head. Guy is asking $400, which I wouldn’t pay. He also has a new in box 735X package. I was thinking of offering him $700 for the pair. I would then get a 2 or 3hp motor and then either get a standard cutter head for 75 or a shelix for $400. That would put me at about $850 to have ...

03-21-2016 12:01 PM

Delta 36-t30 on grizzly 771 - 10 replies

I am looking to upgrade my table saw and I am thinking of getting the grizzly G0771. The only thing stopping me is the fence. I have a delta 36-t30 t2 on my table saw today. Does anyone know if it will bolt up the the 771? Thanks, Chad


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