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03-24-2009 11:12 PM

Paddle store located - 4 replies

Just in case you ever find yourself up one there is a store. I am not sure which creek its located on but glad to know its there!

03-13-2009 03:13 AM

Need table saw advice - 23 replies

I am thinking seriously about upgrading my table saw. I have a Craftsman hybrid and it has done fairly well since I purchased it a few years ago. I have noticed that it is slightly underpowered especially in thicker stock. But I expected it being it is only 1.5hp. I knew that when I bought it I wouldn’t have it forever, a good starter saw ...

02-21-2009 10:11 PM

Need accuride drawer slides - 4 replies

I am in need of some 18 and 22” full extension accuride slides for a kitchen remodel that I have been asked to do. My MIL recently purchased a foreclosure and the kitchen is in bad shape. She doesn’t want to go through a gut remodel. Cabinet refacing, new drawers and doors only. Where and who has the best prices on the slides? Woodcr...

02-18-2009 06:00 AM

CL dust collector - 1 reply

I thought someone here, possibly in the LA area might be interested. Oneida 1.5hp cyclone [email protected]

02-16-2009 04:12 AM

Tool gloat, maybe. But need help establishing a value - 12 replies

I was given a Walker Turner 10” table saw today. It belonged to my wifes grandfather and has been sitting in his garage for who knows how long. I was told that it was used not too long ago but it did blow a breaker the last time. I found the reason for the breaker issue, one of the arbor belts broke and got caught in the trunnion. I dont k...

02-09-2009 07:12 PM

Music in the shop - 22 replies

I was wondering what others are listening to while working in the shop? As for me its a mix, mostly “classic rock” I dont know how they can call it classic rock as its the stuff I grew up listening to. The mix also includes some country, christian rock and some comedy every now and again.

02-07-2009 05:16 PM

Curio cabinet plans - 2 replies

I am looking for plans for a curio/display cabinet. It was just recently added to the honey do list and moved quickly to the top. I was wondering if anyone had an idea of where to find plans? I have searched the net and haven’t come up with anything that SHE likes yet. Size would be in the neighborhood of 72”-80” tall, 40”...

02-03-2009 08:51 PM

Compressor issue - 8 replies

I have a craftsman 33 gal, oil less, vertical compressor that I am having an issue with. I recently rewired the garage and added numerous outlets, both 110v and 220v, all 20amp, all the wiring is new and sized accordingly. When my compressor turns on it trips the breaker. It is rated at 15 amps and is plugged into a 20amp dedicated circuit. My f...

01-28-2009 07:02 AM

PM66 $1000 - 2 replies

Found this on craigslist. Wish I had the cash [email protected]

01-22-2009 06:01 PM

My first experience with kickback - 16 replies

I was at the table saw yesterday doing what we all do everyday, cross cutting. I am building a small cabinet the LOML and was crosscutting a panel on the cross cut sled. I was squaring one end before cutting to final dimension. I was trimming about an 1/8” off, I pushed the sled through the cut without any problems. The issue occurred afte...

01-01-2009 09:02 PM

Sizing HVAC ducting - 12 replies

I know this may not be the proper place for this topic and I apologize. But I do need some help. My workshop is in my attached 2 car garage, 20×20x8 and I am freezing in the winter and baking in the summer. I know I am in California and all the east coasters are saying he doesnt know the meaning of cold. You are right, I dont. But there is ...

12-28-2008 07:26 AM

Powermatic 60B - 1 reply

I found this on craigslist, I dont need a jointer but an upgrade would be nice if I could afford it. Maybe someone here could use this.

12-22-2008 03:51 AM

Lacquer over tung oil - 1 reply

I am in the finishing stage of my last Christmas gift and was wondering if anyone has put spray lacguer over tung oil? The oil will be dry tomorrow and I was looking to have it done then. Any help would be appreciated.Deft…..gloss

12-20-2008 05:50 AM

Table Saw fence - 6 replies

I have a Craftsman(22114) 10” table saw and am looking at replacing the factory rip fence. The old fence is OK but I must frequently adjust and tune it. I am getting tired of having to mess with it. I was looking at Biesemeyer and a few other clones and was curious as to what others here are using? How is it working out for you? Have there...

12-18-2008 04:48 PM

Need help chosing finish - 3 replies

I am needing to finish a wall clock made from medium figured curly maple. I am looking for a finish that will highlight the curl but not over power the design and features of the piece. My thought was several coats of tung oil rubbed out with steel wool. Any other ideas? Ken PS…..I need to get his done ASAP!! Christmas gift

12-12-2008 03:25 AM

Rockwell bandsaw - 9 replies

I have an opportunity at an older(pre-delta) Rockwell 14” bandsaw and I was curious as to what everyone feels would be fair market value? I am not too sure if it is 3/4 or 1hp, but I am told it is good working condition. If it is 3/4 I will probably pass on it due to the fact I will want to do some resawing with it and 1 hp is about as low...

12-06-2008 04:30 AM

Miter saw blade recommendation - 10 replies

I need some help in picking a new blade for my miter saw. I have a 10” sliding compound saw that is about 3 yrs old and still has the original blade. It has been OK but has always been a little on the fuzzy side. I have been looking at both Forrest and Freud blades. Does anyone have any experience with either blade? Pros,cons? Thanks for y...

12-06-2008 04:20 AM

Looking for local woodworkers - 3 replies

I am looking for other people in my area that share the same passion and interest in woodworking. Is there any way to search in LJ for local woodworkers and maybe even start a small club?

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