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03-13-2018 02:36 PM

Board Foot for Poplar - 25 replies

I realize board foot price for poplar maybe specific on price based on location but what are you paying per board foot for poplar. Cheapest I have found in the Carolina’s is $2.25 per board foot.

03-09-2018 07:39 AM

Adding Trim to Cabinets - 3 replies

So never doing trim can you guys give me suggestions on what basic trim I could do on this cabinet Mainly as a 1st attempt and being in garage no need to be fancy. 1) The cabinets will be painted poplar2) Buy mounding or make my own. I would much rather make my own3) if I make my own what router bits would you suggest.4) Online source to hel...

03-08-2018 03:07 PM

Drawer Lock Bit - 2 replies

Received my Frued 99-240 Draw Lock Bit. Been mostly using pocket hole joinery on thedrawers I have been building Going to take this out to my shop and play around with it in the next couple of days( 29 degrees here this morning just a big buddy heater in my shop). Before I get started anyone suggest a starting point on height of the ...

03-08-2018 02:41 PM

What length 23 Gage Pin Nailer - 18 replies

Building cabinets and other things occasionally. I want to purchase a 23 gage headless pin nailer. I use mostly 3/4 inch stock. I see big jumps in price when you go longer on the length. What size should I consider?

03-08-2018 02:06 PM

Suggestions on Where to buy screws - 15 replies

I build cabinets and do woodworking since I retired I hate purchasing screws from Home Depot or Lowe’s I feel they charge to much. The little research I found is I can find the screws I need cheaper but when you throw in shipping they are not a better deal. Does anyone know of a better alternative for purchasing screws online that even with de...

02-08-2018 02:56 PM

Top for Garage Cabinet - 5 replies

Finished a 60 inch cabinet placing on the floor of my garage. Standard width of 24”. Wanted some ideas for what type top to put on it. In my garage so not looking at breaking the bank. Will be used for doing occasional things. I have a full workshop in my backyard.

02-03-2018 12:56 PM

Small gouge on cabinet face frame need to repair - 10 replies

I have a cabinet I am building. The face frame had a 1 inch chunk that is cracked and about to come off. Wanted suggestions on how to fix it. Should I pull it off and repair it with some compound? Tried to glue but couldn’t get glue under it without cracking it further This a cabinet going out in my garage as a work bench. I want to ...

03-09-2016 01:04 AM

Suggestions for a Straight Edge and Feeler Gages - 14 replies

I purchased a Jet Jointer and Ned to get a straight edge and feeler Gages. I see a lot of suggestion on Steele but they are expensive. Can anyone suggest what would “meet the bill” on straight edges I can use to set up my jointer? Where to purchase one and feeler Gages. Thanks

02-29-2016 04:50 AM

Rigid 4331 Planer - 10 replies

This planer got very good reviews on the most recent Fine woodworking issue March/Aprill. Came in a close second to the Dewalt 735. It is considerably less about $300 dollars. Anyone have this model?

02-28-2016 01:48 AM

Advice for 6 inch floor jointer - 21 replies

Any suggestions on a good 6 inch floor joiner that is a “Best Buy” for the price. I am looking to buy my first jointer so that I can take my woodworking up to the next level. I am retired and in the shop most days. I want to stick with six inch for now. Looking to stay close to 600-900 range or lower if some can suggest.

01-27-2016 11:41 PM

Jet 10 Inch table saw $825 Craiglist Price - 14 replies

Thoughts on a One year old Jet 10 inch table saw for $825. Good deal? Looks brand new.. Like New Excellent condition. 10” Jet Table saw with upgraded 52” fence and cast iron wings, riving knife, extension table carrying table out to the 52 inch fence

12-01-2015 06:48 PM

Hybrid Table Saw Recomendations - 22 replies

I want to upgrade my job site table saw to a hybrid. I can’t get a cabinet due to room in my 12×24 shop. I have no preference and just started researching. Would like left tilting, great fence, good dust collecting, dado stack plate, 30 inch ,and on wheels. Some of the things I mentioned I could buy seperately if a great saw is r...

11-18-2015 03:50 AM

Lifeguard Adirondack Chair Plans - 9 replies

Anyone know where to find Adirondack Lifeguard chair plans? I have buiilt the lower ones but want to build a set that sit up higher for my daughter and husband.

09-11-2015 12:05 PM

Half Lap Joint - 5 replies

Brand new to woodworking need some advice. I am building a swing for my wife. I need to cut 10 2×4s for half lap joints. I have a table saw but no Dado stack. I really don’t want to buy one at the moment because I have put a lot of money in tools over the last 6 months building up my shop. I don’t have a hand saw but coul...

09-10-2015 01:59 AM

Need advice on fixing a finish gone bad - 15 replies

I am very new to woodworking. In Jan and Feb of this year I built 4 Adirondack chairs for my fire pit. I stained them with two coats of Minwax rated for out door. I put two coats of Minwax polyurethane rated for outdoor light sanding in between coats. When I was done the chairs looked awesome. I sat them out at my firepit over the last sev...

09-05-2015 01:31 AM

Bandsaw Purchasei - 20 replies

I am looking at a used Grizzly 550X 14 inch Bandsaw. It was built 07/2012 and looks to be in excellent condition. It comes with a Shop Fox 4 wheel canister dolly and 4 blades. I can get it for $645. See attached


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