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10-22-2021 04:38 PM

Grizzly 3.25 hp motor is here - 4 replies

I put up a post earlier about a friend ordering a Griz 3.25 hp router motor, and soon after my lightly used Porter Cable 3.25 hp motor started making some unique sounds when I turned it on one morning. I also notice the speed control was not working. I took the top plate off and the speed control lever was not attached to anything, the newer ...

10-21-2021 10:26 PM

Shipping Cutting Boards - 7 replies

I was talking to a retired woodworker this morning and he asked me a question about how we shipped our cutting boards. He said he had shipped one this morning that was 11” wide and 15” long and it cost him $43.00. I told him we shipped USPS Priority Mail in the flat rate priority boxes. I told him we shipped 6 Larch end grain boar...

10-18-2021 04:30 PM

Grizzly 3 hp router motor - 0 replies

I recently started a thread about a friend needing a new router motor to go into his new Kreg lift. He ordered the Grizzly 3 hp router motor and should be here Wednesday. This morning, the speed control on my 3 hp Porter Cable motor stopped working and it started making some “unique sounds”. Motor is about a year old and lightly u...

10-16-2021 05:04 PM

Kreg router lift lock frozen - 5 replies

I was in my shop getting ready to do some routing and when I tried to lock and unlock the router lift, it wouldn’t budge. Anyone know a fix for this?

10-16-2021 03:01 PM

Need router motor - 24 replies

I’ve got a friend that recently bought himself a Kreg router lift. He wants at least a 2.25 hp motor or more to go in it. Your suggestions please on one.

10-02-2021 03:24 AM

Infinity Lock Miter Setup Jig - 8 replies

My wife and I were out and about today and stopped to visit a friend that makes small casework. He was setting up a lock miter bit and was using Infinity’s lock miter setup jig. We were impressed. He set the bit up in less than 5 minutes using their jig. He gave us a shot at it and it took me less than 10 minutes and my wife about the s...

09-24-2021 02:44 AM

Diablo SandNet Disc - 13 replies

I was just about out of 120 grit today so I went to HD to get a pack until my order comes from another vendor. By mistake, I picked up a large pack of the Diablo Sandnet disk, got home and opened the pack. When I saw what it was I said uh oh, can’t take it back now and thought maybe I was out some bucks. I gave it a try on a large La...

09-10-2021 08:45 PM

Table saw sliding table - 1 reply

I saw one of these in action this morning. Going to order me one and the fence Monday when we get home. Any LJ folks got one? https://www.harveywoodworking.com/products/compass-st-1500-sliding-table?

09-08-2021 06:31 AM

Cutting board hobby to full time business - 1 reply

In a flooded market, hobby woodworker takes cutting board hobby to full time business thanks to his youtube viewers it seems. I make a lot of cutting boards and farmhouse tables. I have dealers that I’ve had for at least 20 years and that helps me have better control over my volume output and pricing. I don’t have a website for th...

09-07-2021 08:36 PM

Router table fence - 14 replies

My wife, recently retired from the operating room, has learned to cut awesome hand cut dovetails, will never use a table saw and wants her own personal router cabinet, so I’m going to make her one. I’ve already got her a router lift and router to go in it. I don’t won’t to make her a fence so your suggestions please on...

09-05-2021 11:55 PM

Making do with what you have - 4 replies

Have any of you ever been where this woodworker is with his shop? This guy is in Ukraine, and on trips to Russia with my wife visiting her family and friends over the years, I’ve had the pleasure of meeting several woodworkers that were no different them this guy. I admire them. They have a woodworking will and find a way. https://www.y...

09-05-2021 12:03 AM

Cabinet shop closing in Oakwood, Ga. - 13 replies

Cabinet shop closing down in Oakwood, Ga. and almost new equipment being auctioned off. Looks like they’ve got some nice Grizz and Powermatic stuffs. I may find my way down there to that one. https://atlanta.craigslist.org/eat/tls/d/pine-lake-woodworking-shop-auction-all/7366912127.html

08-22-2021 06:49 AM

CNC Cutting Boards - 1 reply

You guys and girls familiar with this cutting board channel? Amazing CNC work on cutting boards. Broinwood https://www.youtube.com/c/Broinwood/videos

07-30-2021 06:09 AM

Cutting acute angles on a miter saw - 2 replies

I made me one of these jigs today. Works fast and accurate. This lady got it right. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iUOxyFCwFJ8

07-22-2021 10:30 PM

Wife's $5.00 Yard Sale Find - 16 replies

Grizzly 22” Jointer plane brand spanking new still in the box. Couldn’t believe my eyes and ears when she handed it to me. Overall, I’m impressed with the castings, flat sole and square to the sides, no blemishes. I’ll clean it up tomorrow and give it try to see how it works straight out of the box. Nothing like my ...

06-29-2021 02:28 AM

Learn how to carve wood - 1 reply

By accident, I found this youtube channel recently with a guy teaching woodcarving. Don’t understand a word he’s saying but he pretty much makes it simple by watching him. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4vRYQ-nKECaSi2fw6MntzQ/videos

06-27-2021 05:24 AM

Pretty wood and used to be banned from the sawmill. - 3 replies

Pretty wood and looks dense. Said it used to be banned from entering the sawmill because it could cause health problems. Never saw a sawmill like that one before it’s being sawed on. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=myQR5VH1mpc

06-27-2021 04:08 AM

Make carving chisels from spade bits. - 8 replies

Never would have imagined making a chisel out of a spade bit. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmz7aW3tDHs

06-20-2021 03:55 PM

Cleaning up hand cut dovetails with a router. - 1 reply

At my age and cutting a lot of dovetails, this guy may be on to something. I tried this once on some red oak and it didn’t work out to well for me. It could have just been me,. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx4MVGdujCM

06-20-2021 04:27 AM

Hand Planing, Handcut Dovetails, Classical Concert - 19 replies

Our serious woodworking daughter gave us a good laugh tonight. She had been watching her favorite furniture making youtubers, Doucette and Wolfe Furniture Makers, and she watches them on a 32 inch monitor. She told us watching them using hand planes, hand cutting dovetails, hand carving and any other hand tool they have is like watching a cla...

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