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08-22-2019 10:26 PM

Ridgid Table Saw Question - 5 replies

I have a Ridgid 4512 Table Saw bought new about 3 years ago. So far it has been entirely satisfactory for the projects I have been building. Now I am using it to cut tenons in hard maple. I have set up the blade height carefully to create the thickness I need. Test cuts are fine. But, after cutting a few tenons, I notice that they are gradual...

04-22-2017 01:45 PM

Finishing Homemade Moldings - 4 replies

I have just installed my first home made moldings and now they are ready to be painted. Then I realized that my primer paint was going to raise the grain of the wood (pine) and that I would need to sand all those intricate curves. So, my question is – What can I use for a primer that will not raise the grain, but will allow me to paint ...

07-06-2016 08:12 PM

Canadian source for melamine glue - 16 replies

From reading these forums, it seems the only glue I can use for melamine is “Roo” glue, or a special TiteBond melamine glue. Fair enough. Does anyone know of a Canadian source for either of these glues, or any other glue that will work on melamine? Standard searches have come up empty.

03-14-2016 09:16 PM

R4512 Throat Plate - 6 replies

I’ve just set up my new R4512 Ridgid table saw. Seems to work OK, so far, but I’ve only done rough work yet. After following all the assembly instructions, I looked for instructions to level the throat plate. None! The throat plate sits about 1/16” below the surface of the table, and I can see no obvious way to raise it u...

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