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01-01-2009 01:13 PM

Expanding Wood and Glueing - 11 replies

Okay, fellow lumberjocks. I have a tough question here. I need to know how to attach the top piece of my “shoe shine box” to the sides of the top piece. The problem is, is that the box joints are running different directions and the top is solid wood. I’m worried that if I glue the top deice to the sides that the box joints wil...

05-16-2008 06:07 AM

Dust collector & circuit breaker help - 10 replies

I was wondering if any one has had or knows about this problem I am in. I want to get the Delta 50-760 soon and so I need to know if it will work on a 15 amp circuit. I know that in the specs it shows that the dust collector only pulls 15 amps but I am worried that on start up it will pull more, or under load it will pull more than that. I also ...

04-03-2008 05:03 PM

Dust Collectors - 16 replies

I need some help with dust collectors. I am currently in a revevation of my home shop and we are down to the wireing. I know that alot of dust collectors use 220v so I was thinking of puting in a 220v outlet. This opens up a whole new problem. The dust collector I orriginaly wanted to get was the grizzly 1 hp. I thought this would have enough p...

03-23-2008 07:31 AM

Norm Abram Brad Nails - 32 replies

Who agrees with me that Norm uses to many brad nails. Sometimes they are really not needed in his projects. Not to be rude to him because his projects a great, but I jsut have noticed that he love to break out the nailer and he loves his buiscuit cutter as well lol. I was always told that if you can use a clamp were you won’t see little na...

03-21-2008 02:08 AM

veneer on solid wood - 17 replies

this is probbobly a stupid question but can you put veneer on top of poplar? I am asumeing that you can’t bacause the substreight would move cracking the veneer. Please tell ne the answer because I want to make my jewlery box top this weekend.

03-09-2008 04:24 AM

Lathe, and Planer advice - 8 replies

If you could pick a Lathe what would it be?If you could pick a Lathe that is under $150 dollars, what would it be?What’s your stand on a mini lathe vs. full size Lathes? What would you pick as a begginging Planer?What do you think of the 12 1/2” craftsman planer for $250 (link below)?

03-01-2008 06:28 AM

episode names - 4 replies

I want to have your input for a good name for my videos, so far they have been just shows. I kind of like the Basement productions, but not a ton. If anyone has suggestions, that would be great. Thank you once again.

03-01-2008 06:20 AM

Stool Finish - 3 replies

Hey people, I was wondering if you guys had a good idea on what I should use to finish my Workshop Stool. I was thinking just a polyurathane spray that I have because it is tough and I don’t care about the color, just that it doesn’t get dirty like wood does if it doesn’t have a finish. I’m not going to stain it becaus...

02-27-2008 05:23 AM

Figured wood - 7 replies

I am building a jewlery box with red oak, and I was wondering if anybody knew of a really nice looking figured wood that would work well, and look good with oak. I want to make the top with a bevled frame of oak and then cut a dato into the frame and put a veneer of some really cool figured wood. Possibly a burl, or some kind of quilted wood. I ...

02-27-2008 02:59 AM

Dovetail Joints - 8 replies

If anyone could help me with makeing Dovetail joints with some very basic hand tools that woudl be great. Thank you.

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