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09-24-2021 04:40 PM

irwin quick clamp rack? - 27 replies

i was looking for a rack to hold clamps, and they all seem to be for bessey style and none for quick clamps. anyone know of any that hold the quick clamp?

09-23-2021 06:10 PM

Fulterer vs KV drawer slides? - 5 replies

I need a bunch of full extension drawer slides. My local lumberyard carries KV and Fulterer in soft close full extension side mount drawer slides. The Fulterers are about $7 a piece cheaper than KV for the 24” slides I need for pantry drawers. Given that I need quite a few slides I am hoping to save some money. But how do the Fulterers stack ...

09-13-2021 04:59 PM

Dust collection for Dewalt DWP611 compact router? - 4 replies

If I use the fixed base it basically spits chips and dust in my face. If I use the plunge base, even though I don’t need the plunge features, it at least lets the chips fly backwards. I see that there are some optional dust collection adapters. Does anyone have one that works decently for either the fixed base or plunge base?

09-13-2021 02:35 PM

Any other fans of The English Woodworker? - 3 replies

Any other fans of Richard Maguire’s blog and videos? Which series have you watched and more importantly made? Me, I have watched the Plane video(free), and the English Workbench. I have this far only made the workbench do to too many honeydo items. However I am considering purchasing the new stool series and making it for sit down carving....

09-10-2021 08:48 PM

Are vintage gouges a 7 sweep? - 2 replies

I picked some old gouges of various brands, mainly english and US made. none of them have any size markings. I seem to remember reading somewhere that antique gouges were all around a 7 sweep, but i cannot find the article i was reading. I see “sweep charts” on the internet but its really hard to eyeball as these charts aren’t to scale and th...

09-10-2021 08:46 PM

Why are antique gouges shaped like duck bills? - 9 replies

I recently picked up some antique gouges and they are all shaped like duck bills. Whereas my brand new pfeil and Hirsch etc are all straight across. was there a reason people sharpened them this way in days of old? These are all just plain straight full handle gouges.

08-19-2021 01:00 PM

Where do you keep your Grrrrrrrrrrrrrriperrrrrr? - 18 replies

I have had a Grrrrrrriperrrrrr for a few years and its grrrrrrrrrreat. But due to its size it basically takes up space on top of my table saw most of the time as it wont fit in a drawer. I was thinking of mounting it somewhere easily accessible, maybe magnets or something? I use it on my table saw 85% of the time, as well as my planer and rou...

08-11-2021 12:16 AM

Dewalt Dwp611pk vs Bosch Gkf125cepk - 18 replies

got some new projects coming down the pipe that will require a trim router with optional plunge base. i’ve narrowed it down to these two models based on cost and availability. was curious what peoples opinions were on these two. TIA

08-09-2021 03:17 PM

Which white paint and sprayer for refinishing bathroom cabinets? - 46 replies

A few years back I redid our bathroom cabinets with a Rustoleum Cabinet refinishing kit that my wife found at the big box store. she absolutely hated the orange red oak cabinets that came stock in our house. But now these things are looking pretty grungy and this was a brush on kit. I would like to spray on a better quality white paint. I ha...

08-02-2021 01:22 PM

Question about Shaper Origin access code to website - 1 reply

i have been thinking about getting a Shaper Origin for a while. in discussing with a good friend he is also interested in it. but neither of us would use it all the time so considering going halves with him on it. But in looking at their website apparently there is a code you get when you purchase, or be email or something, that allows you ac...

07-31-2021 07:19 PM

When you see my flaw, post “see it” but don’t spoil it for others - 33 replies

I have been slowly working on a Mike Pekovich hanging tool chest. Its just a back burner shop project when i have time between honey do lists and work etc. and when ever i have decent cutoff pieces of wood to use. Finally had some extra BB ply to make the upper case interior doors. See if you can find my mistake, post “see it” or “found it” w...

07-29-2021 10:03 PM

Has anyone made a tailgate table? - 14 replies

i am trying to come up with some kind of tailgate table for the back of my Expedition for camping. was thinking something like this but made of wood:https://spaceinnovationlabs.com/ anyone make anything like this that can add some pointers,ideas etc?

07-27-2021 07:45 PM

How should I rotate my phone to view this kind of picture? - 39 replies

I was trying to make sense of some photos like the one below. now I don’t think its a wall mounted cabinet, i think its a chest that sits on the ground and the top lid opens up, but rotating the photo isn’t enough. No matter what direction I rotate it still looks like a wall cabinet!!!!!! Should I lay my phone on its back and look down at the...

07-24-2021 02:48 PM

what kind of wood is this clock made of? (trick question) - 9 replies

can anyone tell what kind of wood this clock is made of?(trick question)

07-22-2021 03:22 AM

anyone ever make a rail bolt wrench for stairs? - 22 replies

i am working on some stairs and getting these rail bolt nuts are a real pain. i can order one on Amazon for $20-30 but will take a week or so to arrive. looks fairly simple to make something that would work. i only need to get like 6 on. any ideas? don’t want these stairs apart for another week. see page 4https://www.stairsupplies.com/wp-c...

07-21-2021 01:54 PM

Bosch Colt PR20EVS vs GKF125CEK? - 14 replies

looking to get a new trim router. i usually have good luck with Bosch tools so was leaning on one of these 2. As LBD pointed out in my thread about the Beall threader, the micro adjust is a key feature i am looking at. but i also need it to trim some laminate and some stuff on an upcoming deck project as well. looking at site like Lowes and ...

07-19-2021 10:37 PM

Anyone use the Beall Tools Wood threader? - 18 replies

i want to make the portable workbench that Lee Valley just posted in an email. it looks like to make the wood screw i need to find a way to creat them. it looks like the Beal tools wood threader might be the best option. anybody use one?https://bealltool.com/products/threading/threader.php

07-18-2021 06:36 PM

will paint ruin my jointer blades? - 17 replies

i am redoing my stair case. right now it probably has 3-4 coats of paint on them. house is only 20 years old so no lead base. the posts are 4×4 size but laminate from 3 pieces and the builder(tract home) didn’t do a good job laminating so they aren’t perfectly flat. this makes using a heat gun and scraper a real pain. i was thinking of ...

07-15-2021 02:26 PM

any spray wall texture cans that work well? - 1 reply

i know not woodworking, but i need to repair some wall areas cut out for a builtin. in the past i have used a couple cans of Homax spray texture. when they don’t splatter everywhere, they worked so-so, but after drying it had like little air bubble holes that made it stand out. looking at the box stores they seem to have water base, oil base,...

07-11-2021 03:26 PM

show your treasure finds - 11 replies

i cant believe people are dropping treasure and not noticing! its like finding buried treasure in plain sight. i found these just today walking the dogs:

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