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04-05-2011 10:37 AM

How much is too much - 31 replies

Most of us complain about not having enough shop space to incorporate all the tools and stuff we acquire through a lifetime of wood butchery. So how much is enough? and conversely, can a shop actually be too big? I have found myself wondering about my ideal shop on more than one occassion, things like what would it be constructed/made from...

04-05-2011 10:00 AM

TS arbour nut retrieval - 42 replies

I was changing my TS blade last night when I dropped the arbour nut into the saw cabinet. It took me about 10 mins to find it, after rumaging through the saw dust and having had to take the back cover off the saw I eventually found it jammed between the table top and the cabinet. I only found it as I had to rock the whole saw back and forth in ...

04-04-2011 10:51 PM

Tablesaw blade throat inserts - 11 replies

I needed to make some dados for a project I’m working on, thanks Tom, which require some fairly lenghty cuts. I don’t have the space to run dados on long wide sheets of ply with a tablesaw so I’ll have to take care of them with a router and straight edge. For the shorter panels I was itching to cut the dados on my TS for the...

02-22-2011 02:34 PM

Wipe on Poly receipe - 8 replies

I have been meaning to ask for a while and having noticed a recent query on wipe on ploy I was wondering if anyone has a proven receipe for making their own wipe on? I appreciate it is generally just a thinned down poly using spirit, although I have heard of others adding other oils such as Danish & Tung oil? Have you found different ...

01-12-2011 02:49 PM

Drawer ball bearing slides - 6 replies

This may sound a silly question, does the lenght of ball bearing drawer runner have to equal the depth of the drawer? the reasoin I ask is, as I sit polishing a seat at my desk I noticed the slides on my drawer tote are about half the lenght of the depth of the cabinet yet the drawer opens fully. Is this an acceptable practice or should the slid...

12-10-2010 11:34 PM

Wood working magazines - 14 replies

Evening gents, I am a member of a woodworking forum in the UK, some of the lads were discussing their preferences for woodworking magazines. There was quite a mixed reaction, many felt that the features and articles became repetative after a while. While I have some sympathy with the editors trying to keep things fresh, surely there is only ...

12-07-2010 09:47 PM

Jet tools - 13 replies

Good evening gents, I’ve just been perusing some of the woodshops of the jocks on the site and in particular the tools, specifically looking at which machines seem to be the most popular in your shops. Rigid, Delta and Jet seem to be the favourites. This is ggod news to me as I am in the market for a new bandsaw and thicknesser (planer)...

03-31-2010 11:02 AM

Replacement arbor for the Jet 250CS Supersaw - 25 replies

Hi Folks, I posted this query yesterday, unfortunately being brand new to the site I posted it on the wrong page and have therefore been advised to re-post on the most relevant forum page. So here’s hoping I have found the correct page this time. Hello all, I’m new to the forum but was wondering if anyone could provide me with so...

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