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09-27-2019 12:30 PM

Incra Express Sled - 5 replies

I purchased one of these and I want to use it with an Incra 1000SE gauge. Prior to opening the box I read the instructions on the Incra website. It appears as though using this sled is a PITA in terms of mounting and dismounting from the saw. One also has to mount/dismount the miter gauge from the sled for non-sled use. Before I open the box I&#...

08-25-2019 05:08 AM

edge gluing plywood? - 25 replies

I am considering edge gluing two pieces of 1/2” Birch Ply. 30” long. Good idea or bad plan?

08-10-2019 01:30 PM

WTB Sawstop PCS 1.75 or 3 hp - 4 replies

I am in the market for a Sawstop PCS 1.75 or 3 hp saw. I don’t need the fence, rails, extension table, blade, or miter gauge. All I need is the (properly working) saw, cast iron wing, brake cartridge, blade wrenches, allen key, and the plastic spacer gauge.

08-04-2019 07:56 PM

DeWalt DW 735 planer question - 20 replies

I have a DW735 with the original factory knives. They are getting dull and I am thinking of replacing them with carbide tipped knives or a Shelix cutter head. I am not a fan of this planer because it will snipe every time. I have done everything I know to do to make the snyping problem go away. I even installed a 4’ long melamine board acr...

07-18-2019 10:05 PM

WTB Grizzly G0529 combo sander - 0 replies

wanted to buy Grizzly G0529 combo spindle/disk sander in good working order.

07-09-2019 10:12 PM

Powermatc model 13 edge sander - 0 replies

I’m thinking of buying a pre-owned one of these. Does anyone have any experience with this machine? Will this machine accept spindles at the drum end?

04-20-2019 09:23 PM

Laguna vs. Powermatic Jointer - 11 replies

I am looking to buy a floor standing jointer. I have it narrowed down to Laguna 6”/8” Wedgebed with Shear Tec II and Powermatic 54HH/60HH. It appears the Laguna has more inserts but the PM has longer beds. The Laguna has a built-in mobile base. I typically buy boards which are 4 +/- feet in length. How much of a big deal is having lo...

04-20-2019 01:18 PM

Jet jointer models - 4 replies

Does anyone know what the differences are between a JJ-6cs, JJ-6csdx, and a JJ-6csx?

04-13-2019 04:51 PM

Which Rockwell 8" Jointer is this - 5 replies

I found this machine on CL today. The seller wants $1000. Does anyone know which model this is and how much it’s worth? The seller claims it works and the knives are dull. What are the holes in the outfeed table for? Also: can it be converted to spiral head?

04-06-2019 05:13 PM

Table Saw Arbor Nut not Tightening - 20 replies

I have a 20 year old Jet Contractor TS with a Forrest WWII of the same age. Everything was okay until I purchased a new Freud full kerf combo blade (red coating). I went to install the new blade and now I can’t get the arbor nut to tighten. I hold the blade stationary with a piece of scrap wood and the nut, washer, arbor, belt, and motor ...

03-04-2019 01:49 PM

bowed jointer fence - 30 replies

yesterday I went to look at a used jointer which I was considering purchasing. I brought my trusty aluminum straight edge with me. I checked the fence (cast iron) for flatness and I noticed it was bowed along it’s length. The middle of the bow was approximately 1/16”. The beds are 8” X 76” and I don’t know how long ...

03-02-2019 04:31 PM

WTB 8" or 12" Jointer with spiral head - 0 replies

I am in the market for a 8” or 12” floor standing jointer with spiral cutterhead. It must be a spiral cutterhead and it must be single phase. My zip code is Garland, TX 75044.

01-26-2019 05:52 AM

WTB Incra TS-LS - 0 replies

I am interested in purchasing an Incra TS-LS 32” TS fence. Does anyone have one they want to sell?

01-13-2019 06:08 PM

table saw miter gauge - 10 replies

I want to replace the miter gauge on my 20 year old Jet Contractor saw. I’d like to here y’alls opinions on which one is best. BTW I already have a shop built sled for repeat cross cutting up to 48” so I don’t necessarily need a miter gauge with a telescoping fence. It would be awesome to have a mg where there is no slop ...

01-05-2019 05:50 AM

Wanted to buy pre-owned Hammer A3 31 or A341 J/P - 22 replies

I am looking to buy a pre-owned Hammer A3 31 or A3 41 J/P. Is anyone selling one of these?

12-26-2018 01:27 PM

combination jointer/planer - 31 replies

What is y’alls opinion on combo jointer/planers? I’m looking at the Jet JJP-12HH and the Hammer A3 26.

12-25-2018 07:29 PM

straight knife vs spiral cutter head on a jointer - 15 replies

Is it worth the extra $ to get a spiral cutter head on a jointer? I am looking at the Grizzly 0656 ($1095) and the 0656X ($1710). Is it really a pain in the rear to set straight knives even on a quality machine? Is the difference in the finish significant?

08-19-2018 09:13 PM

drying time for oil based stain - 4 replies

The can of GF warm cherry stain states a ideal drying conditions are 70F and 70% RH. If the temp is 86F and the RH is 37% is the drying time increased or decreased?

07-29-2018 05:05 PM

staining wood filler - 3 replies

will oil based stain “take” over water based wood filler? If not can I use some shellac on the filler prior to applying stain? If not shellac what can I apply on the filler which will allow the stain to “take”?

07-27-2018 12:13 PM

Festool 488876 VS 600 Joining System - 1 reply

Does anyone have any experience with this tool? Is it worth the $?

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