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08-12-2019 02:59 PM

20mm or 3/4" dog holes custom CNC worktop - 5 replies

Im having a workbench top custom CNC’d for me at my local shop. I’m having trouble with two things. 1. Determining what size dog holes I should use. I know festool uses the 20mm but more companies and products can be used with a 3/4” dog hole. 2. What material should I use? I know most people are using MDF for this. Bu...

06-13-2019 01:10 PM

Festool DF500 strong enough mortise for table base? - 5 replies

I am looking to make a table base out of 1.75in white oak material. I have generally always used the corner brackets with the hanger bolts but have found that this can be quite tedious and takes a lot of set up work. I have access to a DF500 from someone and was wondering if the 10mm x 50mm domino would be strong enough to support the table b...

04-26-2019 01:44 PM

1.5 HP 110V Dust Collection Motor Only - 7 replies

So like most woodworkers it has come time to retire my 1HP motor and look for something more powerful to integrate into a cyclone system. I of course have looked into the HF unit but there are tons of people out there saying that for a 2HP blower it basically functions close to a 1.5 HP or lower. With the being said I am looking for a 1.5 ...

04-03-2019 12:21 PM

Bosch GCM12SD with VAC005 to ridgid shop vac? - 8 replies

For those of you with the Bosch 12in slider how do you connect it to a ridgid sop vac? I was thinking of getting the VAC005 from amazon but dont know if it would be compatible with the ridgid vac. Thanks

02-04-2019 08:43 PM

Best Table Saw Under $700 - 20 replies

I am looking for some opinions regarding upgrading my table saw. I currently have a Dewalt jobsite saw not on a mobile base. It has maybe 24” of rip capacity and does not feel super sturdy. I also dont like how small the tables are or the fact that they are made of plastic. I am looking at either the delta or the ridgid table saw. My ot...

10-30-2018 02:16 PM

Hold Down Options w/ no T-tracks - 8 replies

Hey guys, Im trying to mill out a pocket in a serving board ive made. Because of that I cant damage the board. I also do my cnc work at a community workshop where they do not have t track in the spoilboard yet. How would you guys recommend holding it down? My idea was some plywood blocks around it to hold it from shifting and some double s...

10-29-2018 07:21 PM

Cutech 8in Jointer w/ Carbide Tips or Ridgid Jointer - 2 replies

I’m looking at getting the Cutech 8 in Jointer with the extended arms. I was wondering if anyone had any experience with the jointer and how the extended arms hold up to longer pieces. And how the jointer works with hardwoods. Should I just go with the Ridgid?

08-16-2018 12:30 PM

Ridgid Model # JP0610 w/ Spiral Cutter Head -($400) Deal or No deal? - 4 replies

I am going to look at the ridgid Model # JP0610 jointer today. It has a spiral cutterhead already installed in it. Is $400 a good deal? It seems to be in pretty good condition.

08-07-2018 01:13 PM

Laser Cutting/Engraving or CNC? - 4 replies

Hello, I have the opportunity to take a course at a local maker space. I am trying to decide between the laser course or cnc course. I mostly want to be able to make designs in cutting boards and surface slabs. Obviously I get that i can only surface on the cnc. But for cutting board stuff which offers room to do more things. The tech at t...

07-20-2018 03:54 PM

Best Dust Collector - 1-1.5 HP Around $500??? - 6 replies

A few options i am considering: ShopFox 2 HP 1550 CFM (2.5 micron bag) Jet 1.5 HP 1100 CFM (5 micron bag) Any thoughts on these or ones i missed?

05-14-2018 06:37 PM

Wall Mount Dust Collector with Cyclone - 23 replies

I am 95% sure I am about to buy the Powertec wall mounted DC and the Oneida Cyclone with drum. I plan on getting some of those retractble rockler hoses with the quick connect ports and just hooking them up to tools when used. I dont really have the ability for PVC and a more intricate system. Does anyone have any reasons for or against this s...

04-17-2018 11:08 AM

Reclaimed Oak Table -- Finishing Advice - 15 replies

I have this Reclaimed Oak Table Top ready for finish. Its handplaned as flat as I want it to be and ready for finish. I am having trouble choosing a finish though. I tried two stain colors and hated them. I tried some GF arm r seal on a fully planed scrap piece with no saw marks and tried some BLO on an off cut from squaring up the si...

02-14-2018 02:29 AM

Arm Seal Blotching on Chestnut - 16 replies

I sanded up through the grits to 220 and applied one coat of arm r seal. I left the area and came home 3 days later and was really disappointed in how blotchy it looked. Does anyone have experience with this or some advice? I am thinking of sanding off this first coat and using the CN Conditioner and trying again. Will it even out wit...

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