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08-25-2017 06:01 PM

Crosscut sled issues - 12 replies

Mornin’ Everyone, I have been working on a crosscut sled for me new (to me) Unisaw. I started a week or so ago and followed one of the many designs out there. I cut and fit two inserts for the miter slots from oak. I fit them to slide easily in the slots with little side play, shimmed them up from the bottom of the slots and sat the ...

08-11-2017 04:40 PM

Miter saw placement suggestions? - 9 replies

Hey Everyone, I am building a new miter saw bench and am at a point where I need to finalize saw placement. The bench is 8’ long and I can place the saw at any point along that 8’. I have it “mocked up” at 64” to the left and 12” to the right. See pic below. Before I break out screws & glue I woul...

08-10-2017 07:45 PM

Shark vs. DELTA 34-868 Bracket and Splitter Assembly got 34-450 Unisaw? - 6 replies

Hey Everyone, I am getting my new (to me) Unisaw dialed in and want to improve safety as I can. In my “purchase questions” thread there were some recommendations regarding splitter/riving knife retrofits. I had been looking at the MJ Splitter and folks seemed to thing that the DELTA 34-868 Bracket and Splitter Assembly or the S...

07-30-2017 02:41 PM

Best new table saw under $1000 (2017) - 4 replies

Hey Everyone, I have the good fortune of moving into a new place with room for a shop. My first need is a new table saw. I have been surfing Craigslist looking for a used saw and am getting nowhere. I am really out in the sticks. I have searched the form for current recommendations and found the same discussion but 2-3 years old. Wha...

07-30-2017 02:40 PM

Best new table saw under $1000 (2017) - 66 replies

Hey Everyone, I have the good fortune of moving into a new place with room for a shop. My first need is a new table saw. I have been surfing Craigslist looking for a used saw and am getting nowhere. I am really out in the sticks

07-30-2017 04:18 AM

Swamp cooler questions? - 11 replies

Hey Everyone, I am working on setting up a new workshop. I would love to be out there working right now but it is 95F and 16% RH right now. Way too hot for me to be working out there. I have been contemplating installing a swamp cooler. I know how they work and don’t have questions there. My questions are for folk that have first ...


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