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12-19-2015 05:57 PM

Which bandsaw would you buy? - 21 replies

So after countless hours at attempting to resaw on my ridgid, I gave up. I still have a lot more resawing to do. Therefore I’m ready for a new bandsaw. I was ready to buy the grizzly 17” aniversary saw, but when I started to read reviews. It sounded like the extreme series was a better option due to cast iron wheels. I’m not ne...

12-04-2015 03:07 AM

Bandsaw help - 13 replies

Trying to resaw some 8/4 red oak for a bow arm morris chair and am I failing miserably. The problem I am having is the top is about a 1/16th if an inch off from the bottom. I set my drift angle. Bought a new wood slicer blade. Then I checked the blade for square. Left side of blade square. Then I checked the right side of the blade and it wasn&#...

09-23-2015 10:42 PM

Shapton pro waterstone advice - 2 replies

What’s up fellow LJ’s! I need some advice. So today my new lie nielsen honing guide arrived.haven’t used it yet, but I’m off tomorrow and gonna get a sharpening session in. Anyway, since I have this new guide I’m itching fot new stones too. I already have the norton 1,000, 4000, and 8000 grit. I like these stones bu...

03-05-2015 11:43 AM

another dovetail question - 3 replies

Hey guys, I am making a small wall hanging cabinet which includes a drawer at the bottom. The drawer is dovetailed front and back along. The back is smaller than the front for the bottom to slide in, and it is also 1/4” down from the top to prevent the top from scraping. Anyway my question is, how do I lay out my pins and tails for this ba...

07-15-2014 09:41 PM

coffee table wood species - 8 replies

In the process of building a fine woodworking coffee table. Frame is out of mahogony. Problem is i ran out. I have some hardd maple i could use for th shelf and top. You guys think that would look alright. Or should i go buy more mahohony?

07-13-2014 12:32 AM

tablesaw blade not raising. please help - 14 replies

I have a grizzly go715p hybrid saw. So i am clueless what is going on. Really frustrated. The handle wont even turn. At first i thought it was jammed with a piece of wood or dust. So i opened the cabinet and noticed a washer and a horseshoe like washer in the bottom of the cabinet. I blew all the dust and debris off and still no luck. I then re...

12-18-2013 01:10 PM

i screwed up - 4 replies

so i am building a new router table and and currently working on a melamine top. anyhow while i was routing the opening for the router plate, my template moved off coursr. now there is a gap about an 1/8” big on the right rear side . so frusttating! anybidy havr any ideas on a quick fix to fill in the gap? i know its not a piece of futnit...

06-14-2013 04:14 PM

scrapershave - 1 reply

I’m making a scraper shave and am having a difficult time with this thing. how much should the blade protrude?

06-01-2013 09:44 PM

a call to experienced dovetailers - 1 reply

hi, am am going nutz over here! I keep getting gaps in my shoulders or baseline. I’ve tried different techniques such and nothing seems to work. Is there something I could be doing wrong that I am not aware of? thanks.

11-25-2012 02:24 PM

shooting board help - 10 replies

so i just made my first shooting board and i love it. I wish i would’ve built one sooner. But anyway, I am having one problem. 1. I shoot one side of long grain. 2. register that side on fence and shoot the end grani.3. i repeat and do the same sreps for the other side. the board comes out square except for end grain i shot in the first s...

08-12-2012 11:01 PM

smoothing plane leaving scalloped surface - 23 replies

I just bought a woodriver no.4 yesterday and i love it. I sharpened the blade and put a slight camber on it. However, when preparing the board for finish, I am gettting a scalloped surface instead of a smooth one. It’s not noticeable to the eye, but you can feel them when you run your hand across the board. I baerely have the blade retrac...

05-14-2012 09:46 PM

bought me a new jointer - 3 replies

well i finally splurged and bought a shop fox w1741 8” parallelogram jointer. So my question is how accurate do you guys usually get when it comes to getting both your tables to parallel. I can fit a .002 feeler underneath , but not a .003. is this good enough or should i aim for better? what ya think.

12-26-2011 05:17 AM

another jointer problem - 13 replies

hello everyone and merry christmas. well as some of you know i am building my first woodworking bench. I was having a real difficult time jointing long 8’ boards for the top. I thought the problem was that i wasn’t keeping the board supported. So i decided to build some infeed and outfeed extensions for my jointer. so i cut some 2...

12-19-2011 01:44 AM

jointing long boards - 14 replies

im building a workbench for my shop and need to joint some 8’ 2×6’s for the top. for some reason i am having a helluva time doing this. i must have ran 1 board through about 10-15 time to get bthe face flat. I am noticing that the first half of my board is jointing good, but the last 3’ft or so is not jointing. i dont know...

12-02-2011 06:50 AM

aligning my grizzly go715p hybrid TS - 6 replies

Decided to try to tune up my grizzly go715p hybrid tablesaw. First let me tell you that i am having a helluva time aligning this saw precisely. I did find that there is no run out on the flange. so i then moved on to aligning my miter slot to the blade. its off by .004. i am not sure if i am in good standards so i figured i would try to get it a...

11-14-2011 03:42 AM

tablesaw squeaking - 13 replies

Today i decided to tuneup and cleanup my grizzly go715p tablesaw. I did this mainly because i’ve had the saw for about a year now and have not done any maintenance to it yet. Plus i just bought a woodworker II 48 tooth full kerf blade so now was the perfect time. everything went good, adjusted fence parallel to blade and made sure blade wa...

11-01-2011 06:42 AM

mortiser problem - 9 replies

just purchased my first benchtop mortiser and i love it. well….....except for the fact that everytime I use it the auger bit slips from the chuck. Has anybody else had this problem? any suggestions?

10-21-2011 02:56 AM

help with rust - 6 replies

left the garage open accidently on a day when it was raining. My new jointer had rust spots all over it. i did manage to remove them , but there is some stains from the rust that i cannot seem to remove. ive tried 800 grit wet sandpaper with wd40, but no luck. anyone have any idea how these stains will go away? thanks -Jeff

08-25-2011 04:35 AM

another plane question part deux - 9 replies

WELL the good news is that my sharpening skells i think are becoming a little better and and finally cambered the plane iron on my #4 smoother. My question is that why is it that when the blade is barely protruding (but is protruding) the blade is not grabbing any of the board. this is only when i am planing the face of a board. when i turn the ...

08-24-2011 12:50 AM

another handplane question - 12 replies

well thanks to everyone here, i think im finally starting to get a hang of it. well maybe just a little bit. However my question is that everytime i’m planing the face of a board either with my #$ or block plane i get these horrible lapping maks in the wood. what is causing this?

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