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12-13-2013 06:55 PM

Wood help - 31 replies

I recently bought a used 6” jointer from Craigslist ($125 – great deal!), and as I was leaving, the man asked if I wanted some hardwood he’d had for over 10 years. Sure! What kind of wood? Hell, I don’t know he says. So I load 2 different slabs that were 12/4, 10 wide, and 6 feet long. Heavy! So I milled some of t...

04-20-2011 04:54 PM

Tool Cases?? - 14 replies

I’ve been equiping a new shop. Got rid of all my 20+ year old broken down power tools, and bought new ones. All the tools have drawer space for easy access and storage, and I don’t take tools away from home. So my question: What do you guys do with all the empty tool cases? They’re everywhere taking up space, and I don...

04-14-2011 12:38 AM

Tablesaw Operational Question - 12 replies

Setting up shop – got a new tablesaw. Have spent most of the afternoon cutting finger joints. Each board can take 4 or 5 minutes to complete, then it takes me 30 seconds to a minute to begin a new one. The question: Which is easier on the tablesaw – staying running while I prepare the next piece, or powering it off, and then s...

02-12-2011 10:28 AM

Beginner's question - 10 replies

Just finished watching the video about the table saw super sled. I understand it’s use for larger panel crosscutting, but why would I need it instead of my sliding miter saw? Am I missing something?


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