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07-12-2017 02:04 PM

Powermatic 45 lathe and Minimax T3 shaper - 0 replies

Hey guys, Due to space and time constraints I am selling my partially restored powermatic 45 and Minimax T3 shaper. The lathe is disassembled and some parts are stripped and ready for primer. Although most of the bearings were okay I had planned on replacing them. This lathe is a mechanically adjusted variable speed machine, using what is ref...

06-25-2014 04:06 PM

Blum tandem and drawer boxes - 1 reply

I’m making a bank of drawers for a built in and I’m using tandem blu motion slides. I either read or heard wrong about the drawer box dimensions and I might have a issue. My opening is a little over 21” and I made the drawer boxes 3/16” smaller on each side for a total of 3/8” less than the opening. Now I used 1/2&#...

08-14-2013 09:04 PM

Is this fixable? - 4 replies

Last weekend I decided to make an end grain cutting board from some scraps. After my final glue up was dry I noticed that I have huge gaps between the boards(largest around 1/16”). Needless to say I was very disappointed because I thought I had taken care when I glued it up. Anyway my question is if there is any way to fix these gaps? Or s...

09-11-2012 12:26 PM

Kitchen Island butcher block - 7 replies

Ive just purchased a 68’‘x 32’‘x3’’ in thick slab of maple for use as a butcher block kitchen island. I need to cut it to length, cutout for a cooktop, and sand and finish it. The main worry I have is how to properly cut it to length without burning and other problems. How should I cut this thing? Its very lar...

09-01-2012 02:43 PM

cutout and finishing for a maple butcher block - 4 replies

I just bought a 68” long x 31” wide x 3” thick piece of glued up maple on CL for 200 bucks. It is unfinished so im thinking that ill do the finishing myself. I also need to cut it to length and make a cutout for a cooktop. Does anyone have any suggestions on the cutout? I was thinking that a router template and multiple passes ...

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