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08-10-2019 01:13 PM

peachtree fast joint system - 4 replies

I am looking for a dove tail/joint jig. I am not going to use it for cabinets but for decorative craft boxes. All small stuff. Peachtree Wood Working has a Fast Joint System with some interesting templates. I am looking for opinions or anyone who has used the Peach Tree system and what they thought of it. Thanks. Charlie

07-02-2019 03:07 AM

Jig miter bar for Grizzly G0833 - 5 replies

Looking for someone who has used an aftermarket miter bar on the Grizzly G0833 table saw. I need to make some jigs for the saw. The saw has a T-track type of miter bar slot and I need a bar with snugging set screws set low to ride in the bottom part of the slot. Thanks the help. I have had the saw for almost 2 years. It has been a goo...

04-10-2019 10:21 PM

a good drawing pantograph - 5 replies

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good drawing pantograph? I can find topics on the forums for router pantographs but I need to enlarge an image for a pattern for a scroll saw project.Thanks for the help.

01-21-2019 05:56 PM

Basic cabinetry question - 7 replies

I have done some raised panels doors for my shop and had success. The wife spotted them and wants some made for a hall area BUT when she checks out similar cabinet doors at the home improvement stores, none of the doors sit proud to the door front. She likes the flat look of the store bought units. Since this is only to do a couple of doors,...

07-25-2018 11:39 PM

picking out a first time jointer - 15 replies

Need opinions again. I am looking for my first jointer. I want to keep my cost to ~$500 or less and I can get by with a bench unit. I am looking at the Cutech 8 inch unit or the Jet 8 inch. Cutech is not well known and the Jet unit seems to have a lot of bad reviews regarding the in and out tables not being co-planer. I have been watching Cr...

06-27-2018 12:54 AM

why choose a 13 inch planer over a 12 1/2 planer - 14 replies

need a little educationI am thinking of getting a planer. I am not a cabinet maker but wonder, what is the significance of that extra ½ inch of width? It seems that to go from 12½ to 13 inches will almost double the price. For example dewalt 12½ $400 – dewalt 13 inch $600. Granted the $600 unit has other features but surely someone makes a ...

12-20-2017 02:33 AM

Need some education- cope and stick bits - 3 replies

Got my first set of cope and stick bits from Rockler today. I did not notice/think about it but some of their standard bit sets have both bits made with the bearing on the top. Most sets I see in the how-to videos have one bit with the bearing between the blades. Is there any importance as to bit quality based on bearing location? The secon...

12-06-2017 09:04 PM

need some advice on a table saw - 11 replies

Think I posted incorrectly the first time—Sorry if this ends up double posting.- HelloI want to upgrade from a Rockwell job site saw to a hybrid table saws. I am going to ask the same question that has been asked multiple times before. BUT my situation is that I live in an extremely rural part of the country. I can’t go to the local R...

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