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02-18-2010 04:48 AM

Anyone plan to attend the Tool Auction in Indy next month? - 1 reply

For those of us in the IN or surrounding area, you may want to check out the 2 day tool auction event next mont, link posted below. I and a few of my friends will be attending. March 19th and 20th.

02-07-2010 05:03 AM

bent saw blade - 10 replies

‘lo all. a question, for any that could help. picked up a disston saw today, but it has a slight bend in it…any suggestions for how to straighten it out?

01-12-2010 03:12 AM

A question of tolerance - 7 replies

I’ve had to move my tablesaw, i took the opportunity to break it down and clean it up, replace the belts. now I’m trying to set it back up and im having difficulty. its a 3hp grizzly 10in TS. I’m trying to get the alignment right between the blade and the miter slots….right now its .004 away at the far end of the table...

09-11-2009 03:23 AM

Finish to replace Jappaning - 3 replies

Hello all.Recently I was lucky enough to acquire a Stanley 607 on ebay. Cleaning it up, lapping the sole, replacing the blade and chipbreaker. But one thing…the japanning. I don’t want to paint the bed with something shiny. I really prefer the finish that you find on the Veritas tools, that textured black matte. Has anyone any s...

05-12-2009 05:55 AM

Is there a clear outdoor finish? - 10 replies

Recently built a Lutyens Bench out of white oak. Bleached the white oak. I’m pretty happy with it, but I haven’t finished it yet. I still need a decent sealer. I researched it as much as I can, I really like the finish with a Water-based poly, but thats not much good for outdoors. Mark Spagnuolo uses an oil-varnish blend with a ...

03-06-2009 03:28 AM

Space between door and frame - 3 replies

Im in the midst of building a cabinet. Or rather, Im in the midst of building a door for a cabinet for our kitchen. How much separation should i set between the door and the rail of the face frame? 1/16th? Any suggestion would be appreciated.

10-28-2008 12:37 AM

working with metal inlay - 4 replies

i just built a plant stand for my wife for xmas. has a 6×6 copper sheet on the top, wrapped in wood edging. I made it out of cedar, and really like the look of the cedar and copper. i was thinking of inlaying some copper, maybe a vine going down one leg and then terminating in a copper leaf. what would i use to flush up the surface of t...

09-29-2008 12:32 AM

How to level my tablesaw - 4 replies

I feel like this may be a silly question, but my shop has a very pitted and uneven floor. I woul like to get my tablesaw level and stable. Currently, I have it level with the outfeed table by using a couple of levelers I found at rockler ( but they are not stable, they move just a bit....

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