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06-10-2017 05:52 PM

Jointers and Planers and Bears, oh my - 5 replies

Do I get a Jointer and Planer in two units or get a Jointer/Planer together. I looked at the 12” Grizzly with the spiral cutter head. Nice unit but maybe a bit fiddely when changing over from one to the other. Did I need a 12” Jointer? SO, it took a long time to decide but here is what I did. G0490X Jointer and the G0454Z Plane...

12-29-2016 09:25 PM

I love my Wife. A Christmas tale, (gifts included) - 10 replies

How do I love thee, let me count the ways. 1. Grizzly 1023 RL2. Incra TS LS fence system with router fence When we woke up and went downstairs to the tree on Christmas day, there was my every year stocking and an envelope. Nothing else just that. Now inside the stocking was the usual stuff, candy, pencil lead, you know stocking stuff. Upon...

12-14-2016 01:57 PM

Carvewright? Good, bad or ugly? - 3 replies

So I have a chance to by a Cravewright at a good price (used) and have not heard anything about them. Does anyone have one, do you like it and is $800 a good price for a used one. I am looking to use it for decorative molding and carvings on sideboards, beds and tables…

07-04-2016 05:59 PM

Bonding exotic wood to plywood - 4 replies

I make big thick stuff; beds, dressers, dining room … I would like to offer exotic wood in say a bed but the cost would be prohibitive to make it out of solid wood. Has anyone taken plywood, resawn solid wood and laminated it to the ply to make a ‘beam’ to work with? What I mean is a piece of 3/4” ply, 7’ or so ...

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