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01-27-2019 03:00 AM

Selling a workbench? - 11 replies

I am in the process of building a Roubo workbench, and it is replacing a substantial laminated top workbench. My question is, have you ever sold a used workbench? The bench I’m replacing (and contemplating selling…) is solid and sturdy. It is 48” long, 30” wide and has a 4” thick top. It is still in good shape, and I am only replacing it ...

09-27-2018 03:18 AM

Pedestal dimensions for a round dining table? - 4 replies

I am about to build my wife a pedestal dining table with a 56” diameter top. I am looking for a resource that can help me determine the size of the pedestal. Any suggestions would be appreciated. The table is going to be based on the Stickley 713. Thanks!

06-20-2018 02:57 AM

Shop Updates - 9 replies

I was looking through my workshop photos in my profile and realized that I have updated my shop quite a bit recently. To my knowledge, and apologies if I am incorrect, there is not an ongoing thread to discuss workshop updates or post new photos. This post is my attempt to begin that thread. Today, I took updated photos of my shop and now I i...

06-18-2018 10:26 PM

No, seriously, this NEVER happens to me.... - 10 replies

Recently, I posted a forum topic regarding a neighbor just gifting me some fantastic Bessey clamps that he had no use for. In that post I mentioned that that type of luck rarely, if ever, comes my way. I may have to change my outlook on the frequency of that type of event occurring in my life. While conducting my daily perusal of the Tools fo...

06-04-2018 01:34 AM

This never happens to me, I swear!!! - 6 replies

This afternoon, I was hanging out in my shop when a neighbor stopped by. He told me that he drives for Fed Ex, and used to deliver to Bessey. Over the years, he accumulated a large collection of Bessey clamps and as he didn’t really use them, he wanted to know if I could put them to good use. I promised him that I would give them a good home. We...

03-28-2018 01:28 PM

Which would you choose? - 15 replies

Fellow LJs, I need your help. I am preparing to purchase a new table saw that I intend to last me for several years. I currently have a Dewalt 7480 jobsite saw that I have built into a custom table that allows for 36”+ rip capacity, has a fold down out feed table and is mostly enclosed for dust collection. I had a lot of fun building the capabi...

02-18-2017 12:42 AM

My first bandsaw! - 13 replies

Today, I ordered my first bandsaw, the Grizzly G0555LX. Very excited! I’ve never used a bandsaw before, but am looking forward to the new capabilities that it will provide. Any tips for a total newbie?

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