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06-09-2019 12:26 AM

Custom Closets - 6 replies

Hey all I was wondering if someone could give me some advice regarding walk in closet cabinet design. I am trying to determine the best standard measurements for the closet I am trying to building. There seems to be a concensus regarding height of certain things like hanging polls etc. However I cannot find a recommendation regarding depth of dr...

05-21-2019 03:13 PM

Bandsaw Question - 3 replies

Hello all. Looking for advice regarding bandsaw purchase. I have seen multiple forums with similar discussions but haven’t found the answer I was looking for specifically. I apologize if it is a duplicate discussion. I am looking to purchase a large bandsaw but for hobby use. Ideally I subscribe to by the best and cry once theory and rather g...

04-30-2019 03:17 PM

Looking for hammer a3-41 - 2 replies

Hey all. I’m looking for a used hammer a3-41 with silent power spiral cutter. Please let me know if anyone is interested. Thanks.

03-05-2017 04:01 PM

Small Box Wood Movement Question - 6 replies

Hello all, Quick question to those with more experience. I am building a small box approximately 6” deep, 8” wide, and 4” high. I wanted to make the top of solid wood, same for the bottom. I was thinking of using a mahogany, sapele or walnut species. Can I make the top and bottom solid and glue it into a dado. Or do i still ...

05-21-2016 12:42 AM

What grit whestone to remove plan blade chips - 16 replies

Hello all, I recently purchased some whetstones 1000, 4000, 8000 grit to sharpen but my plane iron has some chips in it. I have included a picture. I was wondering if anyone had a recommendation regarding the best grit whetstone to remove these size chips. I was looking at the shapton pro 220 or 320. Thank you very much for the help. Le...

10-21-2014 03:18 AM

MDF vs MDO vs Melamine vs Plywood Built-ins - 11 replies

Im sure this topic has been hit on before but I wanted to know if there was a general consensus for materials for built-ins. In specific I am planning on building builtins for a walk in closet. I only plan on being in this house for 3.5 more years so although I want them to looks nice for now and resale I also dont want to break the bank. I was ...

06-08-2014 02:43 AM

Built In Closet Drawer Question - 1 reply

Hello all, I wanted to have some input from the much more knowledgeable. I am working on a walk-in closet. I am wanting to build a drawer and shelf unit. A unit about 24”wide and 7 feet tall. The bottom half will be drawers and the top half will be shelves. There will be a horizontal divider between the shelf area and the drawers. Howev...

05-28-2014 03:03 AM

Help Designing pantry cabinet - 13 replies

Hello all, So this is my first cabinet like project and because of the dimensions I had some questions that I was hoping the more experienced can answer. I have uploaded a poorly drawn picture but I think it gets the point across. I have about 39” width x 20” depth by 8’ in height to work with and I want to maximize my size....

03-06-2014 05:02 PM

Wood Shop Lighting - 10 replies

Hello, I am currently building a basement shop which is about 23’ x 13’. Currently the basement is unfinished. I plan on putting in a drop ceiling later on. However right now I am focused on figuring out lighting. I was thinking about using recessed lights. I think they will work well with a drop ceiling and wont take up any addit...

01-04-2014 02:51 AM

Wood Magazine ClearVue Cyclone reviews - 14 replies

Hello Fellow woodworkers, So I am a person who researches a lot before buying anything. I have been looking for a good DC system and finally ordered a ClearVue CV1800 this December. They are a little behind because of all the orders so I have not received mine yet. Today I received the newest Wood Magazine and they did not review the CV so fa...

12-05-2013 04:19 AM

Cabinet design question - 8 replies

Hello, this is maybe a dumb question but when building tall cabinets is there a rule or concept for how often to have a horizontal support such as a divider to perhaps keep the sides from bowing in or out. I’m sure there are other problems from not having enough support like racking etc. two examples I am thinking of is a kitchen pantry cl...

05-27-2013 04:07 AM

Miter Saw Rec for sliding table saw owner - 13 replies

Hello, I was wondering some opinions on purchasing a miter saw. I currently own a sliding table saw so in my mind a sliding miter saw is not really needed, unless people think otherwise. However I would like to purchase a miter saw for some renovations I am doing around the house and for future use. Is it still worth getting a sliding miter s...

05-26-2013 04:38 AM

Basement workshop - 19 replies

Hello all, I had a few basement workshop questions. I have recently moved into a home with a rather large area in the basement for my shop. Currently the walls are cinder blocks, the floor is carpet and the ceiling is finished with drywall. I will obviously remove the carpet, however I did want advice on what to do with the floor after as wel...

05-01-2013 03:13 AM

Best Dust Collection if venting outside - 8 replies

Hello all, So I am moving into a new house soon and want to build my first official shop. The first thing I want to purchase is a good dust collection system. I have been doing a lot of research, including reading Bill Pentz’s website. I was thinking of purchasing a clear vue cyclone. However I was wondering since I plan to vent outside...

03-21-2013 05:56 PM

Grizzly vs Hammer Sliding Table Saws - 8 replies

Hello, We I have for the most part decided on purchasing a sliding table saw. Now I am trying to figure out what would be the best bang for the buck. The Grizzly machines seem to cost a little less and include more accessories. However I cannot find too many reviews. On the other hand Hammer K3 seem to get very good reviews and from many sugg...

03-17-2013 01:00 AM

Help on choosing Sliding Table Saw or SawStop - 55 replies

Hello Fellow woodworkers, I am looking at purchasing a nicer saw than my current Bosch-4100, although my Bosch is awesome I want something larger and safer. My choices are between a sawstop or a sliding table saw. I am leaning more towards to sliding table saw however they seem to be more expensive. That being said I would like to know what i...

01-09-2013 11:01 PM

Watch box base design question - 9 replies

Hello all, I have a question about my watch box base. The base would be approximately 14” x 10”. 1.The sides of the box are 5/8” thick so first I was wondering what thickness should the base be? 2.I was told at this size the mahogany I plan to use would move therefore, would it be best the veneer plywood with hardwood ven...

12-17-2012 01:38 AM

African Mahogany Watch Box Design Questions - 6 replies

Hello all, I needed help with a design question. I am making a watch box out of african mahogany. My plan is for it to be two tiered with a bottom pull out drawer and a glass lid that opens up to the top drawer. The approximate dimensions are 12” H x 14” W x 10” deep. I plan to use 5/8 lumber for the box. The questions I hav...


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