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02-04-2021 12:33 AM

Shopfox W1854 Drum Sander - 3 replies

I am looking at a used Shopfox W1854 Drum Sander. It looks good and was told that it had very few hours on it. I have tried to research it online to check out some reviews but haven’t been able to find a lot of reviews. I would like to hear people’s opinions on this sander, so you own it, know anything about it.

12-18-2019 03:05 AM

CRAFTSMAN 113.213130 - 4 replies

CRAFTSMAN 13” Drill press 113.213130 Is $100 a good price for this. It shows some surface rust but works good.

12-06-2019 06:20 PM

Opinion needed on DELTA LA200 MIDI LATHE - 24 replies

Ok so I have always wanted to learn how to turn, However there has always been something that has gotten in the way.  Because I have no experience with turning I have always looked but never pulled the trigger on anything. I came across a used DELTA LA200 MIDI LATHE Model 49-460 ( which is supposed to be the variable speed version). The lathe...

11-18-2019 01:46 PM

Removing impeller form Harbor Freight DC - 6 replies

I purchased a Harbor Freight dust collector and intend to upgrade the impeller. I am having a serious issue getting the stock impeller off. I have never done this before and do not want to mess up the impeller (incase I need it for later) or the shaft. I purchased a set of gear pullers and still cold not get it to come off. Any suggestions.

11-13-2019 12:44 AM

Dust collection system - 66 replies

I have been debating what dust collector to get. Even though I really did not have a budget I wanted to try and get the most bang for my buck. I did quite a bit of thinking when it came to purchasing the dust collector. I decided to get the: Harbor Freight 2 HP 1550 CFM Dust CollectorAdding a MERV 15 (.5 micron) canisterAdding a 12 in....

11-07-2019 09:49 PM

Air Filtration - 7 replies

Ok so I have decided that I want to add some air filtration to my garage workshop. I have looked at several units and right now the budget is pretty tight. I have found a used Delta 50-868 and just needs a filter for $75 however I think I can get it cheaper. I have also looked at the WEN 3410 @ $126.38 on Amazon. My question is would be ...

09-20-2019 09:17 PM

Delta 28-216 Bandsaw - 16 replies

Ok so as I am trying to get the garage organized to start setting up my tools, I am also looking for things that I am interested in having. A bandsaw is one of these things, There just doesn’t seem to be a lot out there in my area right now. I did run acrossa craigslist ad for a 14” Delta 28-216 Bandsaw with 6” riser block ...

09-19-2019 06:34 PM

Rust Prevention - 17 replies

I have read alot of different things about rust prevention on the boards. I have a question about paste wax, everything I have read says apply it to help protect against rust. How is everyone applying it, by hand with a rag and then using some sort of buffer to polish the surface? What have you found to be the best way to apply?

09-18-2019 05:11 PM

Excalibur 40-200 Deluxe Router Table - 11 replies

I have had alot of life changing event happen over the last year that has taken me away from woodworking. As things are now settling down and I am able to get back into the hobby, I started looking for a router table and while searching through my local craigslist ad and came across a Excalibur 40-200 Deluxe Router Table. I have looked in alot o...

03-24-2016 08:48 PM

Pedaling for disabled vets ( Entry to raffle for $10 or more donation) - 4 replies

Ok everyone only 1 week left to raise money for this great cause. I am riding in a 56m road race on April 10th it is called the 2016 Campagnolo GranFondo San Diego. One of the great things about this race is that all the money raised will go directly to CAF to help Military personnel, Veterans and First Responders with permanent disabilities...

10-28-2015 05:16 PM

What finish do you reccomend for this table. - 12 replies

Ok so I have built a coffee table for the wife and I intend to leave the table natural. What finish would you recommend that I put on the table to sustain the wear and tear of a coffee tables normal daily life. Remembering that I am wanting the beautiful natural color and grain of the wood show.

06-17-2014 09:50 PM

Almost vacation time - 5 replies

Ok everyone I am headed on vacation in just alittle more then a month. I am headed to Holland this year for vacation and was wondering of anyone has been there and what things one would recommend seeing while there. Right now it looks like I will be there for about 10 days and all start off in the Aalsmeer( Amsterdamn ) area.

06-06-2014 02:56 PM

Volunteer Work - Help needed - 1 reply

Ok so if you are in the local San Diego area and would like to help in the building of a park please let me know. This park build will happen tommorow in El Cajon from 8:30 – 2:30. I know this is alittle short notice and sorry for that but thought I would put it out there anyways. Please send me a msg if you would like to attend. ...

05-08-2014 03:57 PM

Pretty nice find - 12 replies

So as some of you know I am building a router table extension wing for my table saw. While I was in the process of finding the things I needed to complete this task I came across a deal on craigslist that I thought was just to good to pass up. Everything is newHandy Toughest Plunge Router 1/2” 2 HP4 pc chisel setand 84 router bits. All...

05-07-2014 08:31 PM

Formica router table top - 26 replies

Ok I have never used formica and have tried to read all that I can find on glueing it down. However I am have been unable to find really any info on routing through the formica. I want cover my router table top with the Formica and then cut out the miter slot and slots for t-track to hold router fence. Can I just glue the Formica down and t...

04-18-2014 05:06 AM

Crosscut sled - 12 replies

After buying my new table saw it was time to start building the accessories I need for it. First on the list was a crosscut sled. After reviewing alot of different crosscut sleds on the internet to figure out which one I liked best. When I got home today my wife had this waiting for me. Rocklers crosscut sled. What do you think about it.

03-04-2014 09:26 PM

What table saw to buy - 76 replies

Hello Everyone, I know there are several threads about different table saws on the forum and I am reviewing as many as I can find but would like alittle help here. I curently just have a portable black and decker table saw that has been well used over the last 4 or 5 years. It is time to upgrade it to a better, more precise table saw as I ...

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