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04-28-2020 05:12 PM

Need to troubleshoot Makita Mitersaw -1430 - 3 replies

I have a second hand Makita 1430 – 14” miter saw , it is missing a safety cover over the blade and also when you take your finger off the trigger it takes a long time to stop spinning. I tried changing the brushes but there was no improvement. Do I need to change out this part?

11-21-2019 03:55 PM

Big Lathe Upgrade Time - 29 replies

Ive been collecting and drying wood for years in anticipation to jump from my jet mini up to a big bowl lathe. Right now I am looking very closely at an oliver model 2018 and the Oneway 1640. I have never used a large lathe and really dont know what to look for and what to run away from when it come to quality and features. Im open to other bran...

03-09-2018 05:39 AM

Need Help: ID'ing old socket timber frame chisel - 1 reply

Hello everyone. I have spent the last few days restoring this old timber framing socket chisel. Its been alot of fun removing the rust, leveling the back of the blade and restoring the edge. I was also excited to finally have a use for some reclaimed white oak that has been sitting in my basement, it came from a home next door which was built...

03-02-2018 02:37 PM

Need help picking a good Bowl adze - 8 replies

Hello, I have been really interested in picking up on adze sculpting as a new medium. I have a mini lathe and I am limited to 8×10 vessels at the moment. I really like the scalloped textures found on adze finishes and have been reading and watching videos about sharpening, cutting technique, and pattern/mounting design. What I am a bit...

03-01-2018 02:52 PM

Having a tough time with white oak grain tearout - 18 replies

Hello, I have been slowly picking up on joinery and I know some basics, but I am by no means a pro. Right now I am having a hard time determining if I might be setting up my planes wrong or if I am simply using the wrong tool for the job. I have some large 6×8 white oak beams that I reclaimed from a house built in 1890. I am not sure i...

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