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12-18-2012 06:10 PM

Help with a precise cut - 25 replies

Hello All. Looking for some help from the many experts on this board. My nephew and I are making a folding hunting knife as a gift for his dad. We need to fashion some handles to attach to the liners and bolsters and the match has to be a very precise fit. I am trying to duplicate a curve that will align the handles (scales) with the bol...

11-13-2012 03:17 PM

How to cut finger grooves in a cutting board - 17 replies

Hello all,I’m finishing up a large cutting board (18×24x2.5) that is very heavy. I have searched for suggestions on the best way to rout/cut finger grooves in the end but haven’t found any direct answers. I want the groove in the middle of the board, not a cut out on each side. Any suggestions for the best way to accompli...

05-31-2012 08:40 PM

Big Mistake! - 8 replies

I am nearing the end of a birdseye and walnut jewelry box (mitered corners all around with an open front for drawers) and I wanted to get a head start on finishing the carcass as I was building the drawers. Well, I applied the finish and set the pieces aside to dry. I guess the sun was perfectly aligned, heated the pieces and the top and bot...

05-27-2012 08:05 PM

So I am going to admit it here...I do not know how to set the output pressure on a compressor - 24 replies

I am a relatively smart individual and can usually figure things out pretty quickly…this however, has me stumped. May just be one of those “red-mist” issues when you can’t see the clear solution due to rage but… I have a porter-cable 150 psi compressor. I just bought a HVLP gun that says DO NOT EXCEED 40 PSI. I ...

01-18-2012 08:25 PM

Bowling Alley Workbench Top Help - 11 replies

Hello LJ’s, I have a couple of questions for those of you that have converted alleys to benchtop’s. I picked up an alley for $5.00/lin ft. All maple and about 7’ by 44”. The top is covered in a plastic laminate so the alley is in exceptional condition. -Did yours have this covering and how did you remove the adhes...

01-05-2012 08:39 PM

Bosch 5412 12 in. Dual-Bevel Slide Miter Saw - 1 reply

Just a heads up that this is on sale at Home Depot for $475.00. Awfully good price if anyone is in the market.

12-14-2011 05:43 PM

CL Alert...Bosch Table Saw - 0 replies

If anyone is in the market for a new saw this one is on CL. This is in the Detroit Metro area under tools. Not too far away from me is someone was interested. Bosch 4000-07 15 amp 10-inch Worksite Table Saw – $395 (NEW IN BOX- REDUCED)

12-12-2011 10:03 PM

"Homemade" digital bevel gauge - 15 replies

Hello All,Thought I’d post this idea that I had for a bevel gauge. I was online going to purchase the Wixey when I thought I check to see if “there is an app for that”. Well, there is…the one I downloaded is free and called “Smart Protractor” (no affiliation). It has really worked great and I see no downs...

11-18-2011 08:00 AM

Ridgid 12" Sliding Miter Box - 0 replies

Just a heads up that the Home Depot near me has this saw at $399, over $150 off. I don’t know if that is a national sale but I’m very tempted to pull the trigger.

05-27-2011 09:12 PM

First post...and looking for help! - 4 replies

Hello all,I have been a frequent lurker on this site for a couple of months and am amazed at the knowledge and talent that is displayed here. To get myself started I wanted to build a box/humidor something a bit useful. Getting to completion and it’s time to separate the top on the table saw (Ridgid R4511 and a Woodworker II Thin Kerf b...

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