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12-15-2014 07:02 PM

Does anyone use a jobsite saw as their primary TS? - 41 replies

I would really like to hear from the woodworkers out there who use a jobsite saw as their primary table saw. Do you feel limited? What workarounds, compromises do you encounter? What miter gauge set up do you use? I know most of us here covet the cabinet saw, but I have to think there are many woodworkers out there making great stuf...

01-02-2014 07:58 PM

Grizz track saw - 8 replies

Over Christmas I got the new grizzly tool catalog. I saw they had a track saw in there at a decent price. Is this a new addition to the grizzly lineup ?I was in their Springfield, MO store last year and never saw it there. I will say that overall I was very impressed by their product line up when I got to see it up close. Anyone have the ...

10-09-2013 02:41 AM

Cutting 4x4 - 10 replies

I am planning to make two farm style dining tables. One for me and one for a friend. I have really nice 4×4 pine for the legs. How would you cut these to size? @ 29inches long I have a circular saw with a 7 inch blade. I have a 10 inch sliding miter saw. I was thinking about using the MS. Should I “chop saw” it or ̶...

10-03-2013 12:54 AM

For $1500 I was expecting a cabinet saw... - 23 replies

I was wrong…

09-30-2013 11:58 PM

State of my shop, right now... - 14 replies

If anyone has looked at my shop pics in the past, they know I like a really clean and organized shop. For some reason, this pine mini-armoire build has gotten my shop a bit out of sorts LOL!

01-12-2013 11:32 PM

American Made Heating Option - 27 replies Saw this in my Wood Magazine….just throwing it out here as this time of year many are looking for shop heating options. Amercian made is always good in my book. I have no affiliation with the product or website.

12-10-2012 03:10 PM

Garage door insulation. - 21 replies

I live in Texas, so heat is more of an issue than cold. I have a thin, el-cheapo alum. garage door. I decided to invest @ 60 dollars in those 1.5 inch foam insulation sheets at the big box and cut them to fit my door. It took me less than an hour. So far it has made a difference in dampening the noise, as my neighbors houses are VERY close and ...

11-18-2012 05:24 PM

Lowes tool bargain!!!! - 15 replies

Got this exact drill w/ 2 batts this AM at Lowe’s on a side display: For $99…...Central Texas. Maybe they are getting rid of these drill for this price in other st...

09-09-2012 10:56 PM

This is my table saw - 35 replies

...there are many like it but this one is mine. ...I must master my table saw as I master my life. Just a take off of the classic Rifle-man’s Creed. My table saw is a 1996, Craftsman Emerson Era saw. I really like it. I bought it many years ago for $200. I added a Ridgid AC1036 fence for $50 a General mobile base for $60 ...

08-12-2012 12:38 AM

Walnut for cutting boards` - 21 replies

Does anyone out there have serious reservations about using walnut in cutting boards? I know there is a small chance of a nut allergy person having an issue, but generally it seems walnut cutting boards are sold everywhere, all the time. Any insight is appreciated.

04-15-2012 03:48 AM

Tablesaw/Jointer combo....ever seen this? I haven't - 19 replies

03-18-2012 06:50 PM

First time to Grizzly (Springfield, MO) LOTS of pics - 16 replies

Howdy folks! Just spent a super week in Branson. One day we took the quick jaunt up to Springfield, MO to see the Grizz Store and visit the flagship Bass Proshop. The Grizz store was really cool (Bass Pro was too). The thing that is striking about the Grizz store is how well laid out and CLEAN it is. I mean you can eat off of nearly every...

02-19-2012 09:54 PM

Craftsman Pinup Girls For The Shop - 21 replies

I always like the pinup girl paintings from WW-2, old tool calanders etc. Got these and mounted them in frames and put them up in the shop for a “classic look”.

02-19-2012 06:00 AM

Doomsday Preppers - 9 replies

Watched this show for the first time tonight. Very interesting, What say you—are these people, smart or ??

02-18-2012 06:55 PM

Another Craigs List "Bargain" Powermatic Saw... - 9 replies In light of the person who got a simialr saw today for $375, I thought I’d share this.

02-03-2012 03:42 PM

Craftsman Club Sale ---some decent deals on table saws - 7 replies

FYI, the Craftsman Club Sale starts today. It’s easy to sign up at the store to get the discount. I did that to get my jointer. You can sign up online to see the flyer with these sales advertised. Their Ridgid Clone, #00921833, cast iron top, and built in mobile base on sale for $499 Their hybrid cab saw #00922116 with granite top, ...

01-14-2012 07:36 PM

FYI SALE: 8 inch stack dado for $55 - 11 replies For anybody needing one…

01-09-2012 01:06 AM

The rising prices of tools... - 27 replies

I have had some sticker shock as of late, looking at tool prices at Sears, Amazon etc. Looking at what I paid for my tools over the years, I am amazed at what it would cost to replace them. I bought my tools from 2000-2006, so they are not too old. Also, my tools are middle of the road for quality, Craftsman and Ridgid. Here is a run down ...

01-03-2012 01:28 AM

Where to stay in Branson? - 7 replies

Me the wife and two teenagers are planning to head up to Branson for a few days this spring. I appreciate any advice on where to stay. Wife and I like a CLEAN sleeping environment, but budget is also a factor. Under $150/night if possible. Also, love to hear what shows to go to. We went yrs ago when the kids were little so did more amusemen...

11-19-2011 07:59 PM

Any MJ Splitter users out there? - 5 replies

I have a 1996 Emerson Era Craftsman Contractor saw. I am very saftey aware and use my factory guard, push sticks etc as much as possible. As we all know, removing the guard when using a dado, and then placing it back on in perfect alignment can be frustrating. It seems I am always adjusting the “splitter” part of it. It gives me...

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