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09-26-2017 02:32 PM

Best brad point drill bits. - 19 replies

What are the best brad point drill bits that you all have used? I’m getting ready to make a leather working box and will be drilling about 600 holes so I’m looking for a good set of bits to use. Thanks for reading and thanks for replies.

06-21-2017 01:23 PM

Table saw injury help - 30 replies

So I was reading the tablesaw injury study thread and with everyone saying the data is incomplete let’s make it more complete. Give us your injuries,how often you use the saw and if it has the guard on it. I will start it off. Craftsman zip code saw I took the guard off. 5 kick backs 3 due to havi...

04-27-2017 09:54 PM

Teak finishing for a boat? - 16 replies

So what is a good finish and process for finishing teak for a boat? This will be for a platform on the back of the boat to get in and out of the water then into the boat. I have done a lot of reading on boat forums about a thin coat of epoxy then coats of spar finish. Anyone have experience on the subject please leave some advise and comments. T...

11-03-2016 03:38 PM

Clamp storage? - 33 replies

So what are everyone’s ideas on storing your clamps? As you can see I have a couple clamps that need a home.I would like to hear everyone’s thoughts please. I would go on but I think it’s better to have a conversation in the comments.

06-01-2016 08:24 PM

Aldi chisels - 3 replies

So they are back in stock in the USA this week.

05-04-2016 12:09 AM

Craftsman 22104 table saw - 0 replies

So does anyone have one of these saws and how do you like it? Is the fence any good?

04-28-2016 05:10 PM

Humidor questions - 6 replies

So here are some questions hopefully the lumberjock collective can answer. 1. The Spanish cedar, should it be glued onto the main outside wood being used?2. In this months woodworking magazines they have plans for a desktop caddy/organizers where the lid is only half of the top would that be a good design if it can be sealed.3. To dovetail or...

04-13-2016 04:30 PM

Delta 22-540 questions - 9 replies

So my sister gave me a delta 22-540 planer and I have some questions since I’m a traditional wood worker.1. The stainless steel plate the the wood slides on has movement up and down maybe a 1/16” is that normal?2. I see that there are mounting holes in the front for what I assume is I feed and out feed tables are they available for p...

09-02-2015 11:22 PM

Bat(the mammal) box knowledge please - 4 replies

So i have been looking at the bat house handbook and all the plans have 3/4” spacers. Are they necessary or can the sides just be dadoed to accept the roosting boards? The spacers would help making the sides thicker so it would help hold in heat. Am I looking at it wrong, and what have you guys who have made them had the best occupancy rat...

06-07-2015 10:21 PM

Interesting axe - 8 replies

So my buddy was given this axe and doesn’t know it’s attended use. I thought it should have a offset handle and used for some type of carving. Does anyone know what type of axe it is and what it’s used for?

05-31-2015 03:38 PM

Performax supermax 24x2 - 2 replies

So what is a good price on a used performax supermax 24×2 and is it a good machine? It seems to be in good condition and is coming from a local cabinet makers shop. Anyone with experience with the machine please let me know the likes and dislikes of the machine. Thanks for the comments in advance

05-25-2015 02:38 PM

Crusader chisels and a good Memorial Day to all and a thanks to those who served. - 9 replies

So like it says anyone know anything about crusader chisels? I bought a box at auction with one in it with the tag still on it. As with the other portion of the topic thank you to all the vets out there and thanks for your service in allowing us the freedom that most of us take for granted. Oh a good Memorial Day to all not a happy one but a ...

01-26-2015 08:39 PM

hegner blade clamps? - 4 replies

So I came across a multimax v22 and purchased at auction. Its missing the blade clamp wrench and a blade clamp. Do any of you know of a good place to buy a replacement for both. I have been on advanced machinery and one other site but was looking for a package type deal where I could get the clamp or clamps and wrench together. Or blade clamps f...

12-14-2014 12:26 AM

Bog wood. - 8 replies

So I have a client that wants some things made out of bog wood. Does anyone have a place to buy from or prices so I can give him a quote. I have had no luck online finding anything.

12-11-2014 07:27 PM

need help dating a stanley brace - 15 replies

So as the title says I need help on dating a Stanley brace. I have searched the net and cant find any info on it. Also I am looking for a extra set of jaws, one of them is out of shape and kind of messed up looking. It is stamped Stanley the on the other side no.955-10in and it has a ratcheting mechanism. the chuck isn’t straight its is be...

10-26-2014 09:44 PM

DIY drum sander help - 17 replies

So I’m building a drum sander and its a 2” stainless steel drum 30” long. Has anyone used sticky backed Velcro on a metal drum. If so is the industrial Velcro better to use? I don’t want to glue the sand paper on so that is the reason for the Velcro and I have read that it reduces static and heat build up. Anyways any adv...

08-15-2014 08:20 PM

Table saw cart - 4 replies

So I am building a new cart for my table saw. What would you jocks prefer adding drawers or shelves or both? There is plenty of space under the right wing for either or for both.

08-11-2014 09:38 PM

Dust masks - 15 replies

Has anyone used a washable dust mask? What mask or respirator do you use?Does anyone know off hand how big sanding particles are in microns? So with the questions asked my respirator is big and bulky and the filters are hard to find and pricy. I know you can’t put a price on your health. So I was looking at washable masks they have good...

08-04-2014 06:24 PM

Hf sanding belts - 15 replies

So does anyone have experience with the harbor freight sanding belts. I have a gift card from there and can’t find anything to use it on. 3”x18” belts would be what I would buy and only use the belt sander about once or twice a year.

07-23-2014 05:33 PM

Glue - 24 replies

Jocks what is the best temporary glue. Like for glueing up multiple pieces to be stack cut. I’m not a fan of double stick tape so I use glue but the drying time seams like wasted time. So any good fast temporary glues out there.

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