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04-28-2018 01:59 PM

Wood movement, glue-ups, and pocket screws - 7 replies

I have a quick question. I am aware of the issues that accompany table top glue ups and wood movement. I don’t own a domino or biscuit joiner. So I am wondering if I can use (sparingly) some pocket screws to assist with alignment during glue up of a panel for a table top. I wouldn’t use this method to attach the top to the table ...

04-02-2018 11:47 PM

A very humble and random question - 23 replies

I’m pretty new to woodworking and I am having a great time. I often find myself thinking of what I think to be a great idea for a jig or some project. Here is my problem. My institutional knowledge with regard to things like nuts and bolts is limited to, well I know what a nut is and I know what a bolt is (maybe I should give myself ...

03-01-2018 05:53 PM

Very Basic Jointer Alignment Questions. - 2 replies

This is a pretty basic question. I have a jointer with dovetail ways. I understand that measuring parallelism involves taking readings on multiple areas of the infeed and outfeed table. My manual (very old) advises adjusting the gib bolts if necessary. My question: the jointer I own only has gib bolts on the front of the machine. Two for...

02-26-2018 04:41 PM

Jointer Blade Size Question - 4 replies

Hello. I have a jointer that takes 6” x 1” x 1/8” blades. I am looking at some 6” x 7/8” x 1/8” blades. I assume the 7/8” height vs. 1” is not going to make a difference and will fit fine. I seem to have quite a bit of room when I’m placing blades in the cutter head. I wanted to check be...

02-22-2018 02:46 PM

Question regarding first generation jointer - 1 reply

I posted about a used G1182 Jointer by Grizzly a few days ago. Since then I received some information from Grizzly. The back story is that I’m looking at a used 6” G1182 jointer. I found some older manuals online. Came to find out, however, that I am looking at a first generation model. Apparently their first jointer after openi...

02-20-2018 04:56 PM

Used Grizzly G1182 - 1987 - 5 replies

Hello, I am looking to buy my first jointer. I’m wired for 120v and do not have the space for and 8” jointer. I have been looking at a Grizzly 60813 – but shipped is about $700. Not sure I want to drop that much for my first (and it is out of stock). I’m going to be looking at a G1182, which I believe is a 1987...


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