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12-24-2009 10:56 PM

Tablesaw Blade 101 - 16 replies

Calling all experts: I was thinking it might be worthwhile for some of us less experienced woodworkers, to have our resident experts educate us a bit on tablesaw blades. Specifically, what I’d like to learn is: what is the Hook Angle, and how does it relate to blade performance? Of course most aspects of tablesaw blade design are ...

12-23-2009 03:29 AM

Need Circular Saw Blade Recommendations - 5 replies

Hi Guys, I’d like to replace my standard circular saw 24-tooth blade with a good quality, general purpose blade. In the May, 2009 edition of Wood Magazine, they recommended a Freud TK303, 40-tooth, thin-kerf blade. Looking on Freud’s website, I can’t find a listing for that model number. I’m assuming it’s been...

12-23-2009 01:35 AM

Bathroom Cabinet Materials Questions - 9 replies

Hi Guys, I need to build a bathroom cabinet, and would like to know which is the best material to use for the carcase? I’m thinking some sort of pre-finished plywood, but need recommedations. I am thinking of using poplar for the doors, as it is a solid wood, and takes paint well, as the cabinet will be painted. Any help is greatl...

12-19-2009 08:59 AM

What's The Best General Purpose Bandsaw Blade? - 7 replies

I am in need of a new bandsaw blade, and I’d like to know specifically, how many TPI and what size is the best as a general purpose blade. All help is much appreciated!

12-03-2009 04:06 AM

Cutting Board Wood? Finish? - 7 replies

Hi Guys, I’d like to make some smaller, simple cutting boards as holiday gifts. What is the best wood species to use, and what is the best finish? Thanks!

11-06-2009 06:39 AM

Countdown Timer - 3 replies

Hi Guys, I am looking for a countdown timer to use when charging my cordless tools batteries. I’ve looked for something like this at Lowe’s, Home Depot, and Ace Hardware without success. What I want is a digital countdown timer that will countdown from 3 hours, in 30 minute intervals, and then shut off. I will hook it up to my ...

11-03-2009 08:09 AM

Delta T2 Table Saw Fence - 6 replies

Does anyone know if Delta (or Delta/Porter Cable) still makes the T2 fence? I can’t seem to find it on their website, or Lowes website…...

10-28-2009 03:56 AM

How Do I Make The Blade/Miter Groove Adjustment On Older Craftsman Table Saw? - 5 replies

Hi Guys, I inherited a 1950’s vintage Craftsman table saw with a cast-iron table. The blade is not precisely parallel to the miter groove, being about 1/16” off, on the front to back length of the blade. The two trunions attach to the underside of the table, via 3 bolts on each trunion. There appears to be no adjustablility ...

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