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02-23-2010 09:52 PM

Have I told you how much I l..o..v..e my Cabinet Planner software? - 9 replies

I opened the software up last night after an extended period of unuse (read that as “zero cabinets on order”) and plugged in a kitchen with a few challenges and viola, after about 40 minutes of drag drop and adjust, I had the complete job planned, priced, Quote printed and cutlists ready. The client was e-mailed the Quotation, elevat...

09-30-2008 12:13 PM

Looking for some suggestions on finishing - 7 replies

For years now, I have been cutting, glueing, sanding staining and then sealing with lacquer. I don’t really get the film thickness I would like with lacquer though, so I was wondering if there was a step I was missing. I work exclusively with Red Oak if that makes a difference. My current lacquer application is 4 wet on wet passes, dry, bu...

09-23-2008 12:29 PM

Lumber free for the taking. - 2 replies

I have somewhere around 100 to 150 bd ft of 4/4 rough cut poplar and about 50 to 80 bd ft of pine (some is salvaged timbers so it will need to be checked for metal) tha can be had for the asking. First person to arrange pickup is welcome to it. Ed

05-20-2008 06:00 PM

Let me share the fulfillment of 1 more want (not need) with you. - 3 replies

Have been keeping up with an industrial auction site and was recently the happy high bidder on a near mint condition, Safety Sped Cut, H4 panel saw at $550.00. This I consider a major steal and will be adding it to the collection in short order. Ed

10-02-2007 03:53 PM

I guess I have been out of circulation too long. - 4 replies

I probably would have seen my latest acquisition at a tool show if I would make the time to go. What is it? a wixey!!They are selling an aftermarket digital readout for the tablesaw rip fence. Unlike some I have seen that require significant disassembly before you can remove the fence from the saw, followed by recalibration, you never loose cal...

09-23-2007 02:01 AM

They published it, I bought it, I love it. - 10 replies

My new “IT” is a piece of software to assist in cutting stock for cabinets and other casework. It is called “Cabinet Planner” and it cost me every bit of $97.00. After putting it through it’s paces, I feel kind of like I stole something.What really sold me was the ease of use. You do not need a CAD or engineering ba...

08-18-2007 02:49 AM

Hinges and slides for way less - 6 replies

I have been buying euro style hinges and 1” overtravel, full extension slides from and really like the quality. The cost however, is not to be believed. For instance, Blum ½” overlay hinges for $.97 each. The standard 22” slides used in most kitchens are around $7.00 per set. Ed

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