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12-29-2016 11:12 PM

Should I get a Rabbeting Jack even if it doesn't have a depth stop? - 8 replies

Gents and Ladies, I’ve come into a little end of the year money and I want to get another hand plane (or two). I really have my eye set on the Veritas Bevel Up Rabbeting Jack plane, because it looks like it can do everything. My only concern with it is that it doesn’t have a depth stop to help me make my rabbets a uniform depth. ...

07-22-2014 02:48 AM

Dust Collector fire hazard question - 6 replies

I just got my Harbor Freight 2hp Dust collector and I’m planning how I’m going to set up my basement dust system. I’ve found the optimal corner to set up my collector and run pipes to my tools. The only problem is that it is right next to my house’s fuse box. Is there any danger of sparking from my breaker panel being right next to a large ...

01-01-2014 10:31 PM

"Boise Gold" lumber from lowes. Anyone have success with it? - 5 replies

I’m working on a larger project so I wanted to get some less expensive wood. At my local Lowes I found some “whitewood” at an attractive price point and got three 6 foot boards. When I got home and tried ripping them on the table saw the immediately began to warp and bind. After I was about 2 feet into the rip the board ha...

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