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03-14-2015 02:37 PM

YET another RIDGID issue - 101 replies

I wonder how long knotscott has been on Ridgids PAYROLL? Anyways , YET I just discovered yet another INSANE RIDGID issue The keyways or SLOTS on top of the Rip fence are slightly Larger and deeper than the ones on the side!!! WTF???

03-13-2015 12:41 AM

NEW Ridgid R4512 harangue! - 34 replies

I am incensed when I see one of my newbie Lumberjocks on the forums that are considering a new Table Saw and one of their TS they are considering is a Ridgid R4512.. I will never stop my campaign to tell people to NOT WALK AWAY from anything RIDGID ORANGE but to RUN for their lives away from this omnipotent, colossal, complete and borderline ...

03-08-2015 07:58 PM

Rustic Microwave Stand DONE - 9 replies

I plan too replace the lower doors with raised panel door soon! 6 coats of Danish oil and 2 coats of Fiddles & sons dark wax. The switch on the lower left side controls the light in the top section of the stand.

03-08-2015 01:18 PM

One RIDGID tool that works well! - 12 replies

I do have one Ridgid tool that really works great and paid for its self this last summer. I bought the biggest wet/dry shop vac Home Cheapo had. The Mighty Ridgid wet/dry 6.5 HP 16 gallon BEAST. Cost me $350 bucks with all the extra stuff. My AC is under my house, DON’T ASK WHY, it just is. Crawl space. The water condensation water line got clog...

03-07-2015 07:25 PM

Kobalt Pneumatic Brad Nailer - 13 replies

I like Kobalt tools and have had a18 gauge pneumatic nailer since last spring. Today I think it gave up the gost. Taking it apart was a choir. and I tore up a tiny gasket in the rear where the air goes into, so I need a new one I guess When I pulled the tragic is just sort of give a little puff and the some of the air escapes out the back. ...

03-07-2015 02:06 PM

WTF? Is this thing - 27 replies

03-06-2015 02:24 PM

OFF TOPIC ! Star Wars? - 4 replies

Know why Harrison Ford Crashed his plane? He was flying SOLO!!!!!! GET IT! He was FLYING SOLO!!!!!

03-05-2015 06:42 PM

Ready for finishing - 3 replies

03-05-2015 04:44 AM

Hinge issue.. - 7 replies

I need a hinge that will do what I need it to do… the door opens/ folds down from an inset front 90 degrees so I can move something out onto it from inside the cabinet. SEE IMAGE! Any suggestions

03-04-2015 01:20 PM

Biscuit Joiner Spacing - 8 replies

When making solid wood panels using biscuits how far apart should one space the biscuits?

03-04-2015 01:03 PM

Dark wood or light wood? - 10 replies

I was just curious? I personally light light colored wood. I think dark wood makes a room look smaller. White/Red oak Pine. ext with no color added. I had a GF years ago that liked dark stained colored wood Walnut and stuff. I hated making it.

03-04-2015 02:05 AM

PICTURES people PICTURES - 74 replies

I have read so many forum posts about this and that and very few images of what they are talking about. Like the old cliche says, A picture is worth a thousand words , is true true true. If you have an up to date cell phone.. You have a camera. Use it. More can be gained by them for correct responses and answers. Now excuse me, I have t...

03-02-2015 12:59 AM

Latest build... - 7 replies

I am really enjoying my latest build. I call it Rustic Microwave stand. I think the term “RUSTIC” means construction lumber. But it’s coming along great… KNOCK WOOD…

02-27-2015 02:32 AM

R4512 Wobble - 25 replies

Seems my hate filled message to ridged did not get me any love from Ridgid Sooooo… I have an arbor that makes my $75 freud blade wobble to at least 1/64th. SOOO Now for the time being I have to find the part of the blade that it closest to the fence MARK it and take my measurements off that part of the blade and the fence. BUT if I h...

02-27-2015 02:25 AM

Secret Projects.. Shhhhhhhh! - 3 replies

I always look at PROJECTS. Seems there are more and more projects that include HIDDEN FIREARMS containers, areas, bins, etc. I wonder why that is????? I am sure everything is fine… That’s what FOX and CNN news says

02-26-2015 11:34 AM

Is is too much to ask? - 14 replies

IS it too much to ask that a tool do at least close to what it’s advertised to do, or at least work/run? IS it to much to ask that drill bits be sharp out of the box? IS it too much to ask that a square be within say at least 5 degrees of being 90 degree square? IS it too much to ask that any kind of measuring devise be at least w...

02-26-2015 03:58 AM


I bought one of your R4512 table saws from Home Cheapo last summer. Big mistake. After correcting the Blade alignment issues and much money, time, sweat, blood, tears and replacing most of the critical parts such as the miter gauge, I thought finally I could use it for accurate cutting. Then there was the fence alignment issues and striped squar...

02-26-2015 03:23 AM

Yet another major issue with a Ridgid 4512 - 11 replies

I was trying to use my fence measurement TAPEon the front rail more often. I found it maddening that once I set the fence to a certain distance say 1 and a half inches, I would double check it, it was off by as much as a 1/32 inch. SOOO I would move the marker to the correct reading that my manuals measurement said.. Then later I would do the sa...

02-25-2015 01:35 AM

Router or tenon drill press set up - 11 replies

I am planning my first quality hardwood project. I want to make it with traditional joinery such as mortise and tenons. I had planned on using a router to make the Mortises, and round off the tenons. After reading a lot on this seems more people, if they have the resources, lean more towards a Square Mortises machines. To get a Mortise mac...

02-21-2015 05:54 PM

Porter Cable DP Runout - 2 replies

I have tested and used my PC DP and there is zoo much run out. I think I need an after marketer Chuck and mate a new Arbor. I have looks at Jacobs, but would like a Chuck that isn’t made out of GOLD and or Platinum. I cant spend more money on a chuck than I sent on the DP Any suggestions PS I am NOT making part for NASA or anythin...

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