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02-07-2016 03:25 AM

Using a bowl and tray bit in a router table? - 2 replies

Hi,Trying to rout a cavity – let’s say it’s a shallow bowl.Need to be about 3/4 inch deep. I haven’t has much luck trying to do this on my router table.I usually see this type of bit used with a hand held router and a jig. Is there any technique I am obviously not aware of that could work on the table? Thanks

01-31-2016 03:10 PM

WTB - Festool Systainer - 6 replies

Hi guys,interested in buying Sustainer boxes.I have an address in the US and Canada.Let me know!

06-13-2015 03:38 AM

WTB - Woodpecker corner Jig - 3 replies name your price…

02-11-2015 02:44 AM

Drill press runout question - 13 replies

Hi guys,I have had a PC drill press for 4 months, sitting pretty outside of my shop.Key components were broken, and the arbor could not be installed…Received new parts, replaced them…. had huge runout… bought a Grizzly keyless chuck…I think I still have about .0010-.0015 – but when I use a 1 1/4 inch forstner bit (C...

02-09-2015 08:58 PM


Hi guys,I am totally new to hand tools…. just bought my first #4 and Block Plane from Lee Valley…Need to get a kit/method for sharpening. Sharpening seems to be a very big topic…Anyone using this? M-POWER DMT PSS SHARPENING SYSTEM Seems to be a simple, affordable, no brainer solutionR...

02-05-2015 03:26 AM

Made a mess of my cast iron.... - 45 replies

Hi…Need to turn to you guys to figure out what I can do to fix my mess…Here is how the story goes…Got my Laguna 14 Twelve a week ago.Decided to use Bostik GlideCote…. great result. Very happy.Now on to my Delta 36-725. I see some stain, some very light rust since I never treated it since I got it 6 months ago.Read about E...

02-03-2015 03:03 AM

Need help setting up new bandsaw - 16 replies

Hi guys,Almost done setting up my new Laguna 14 Twelve.I am 99% sure all settings are good. Using a 3/4 blade from Infinity.Fence seems properly aligned with the blade…But when I cut (just a 3/4 baltic birch piece) against the fence, the blade moves left and I get a curved line…I tried to tweak the alignement go the fence… but ...

02-01-2015 02:13 AM

Finger joints: router table or table saw? - 11 replies

Hi guys,I am about to build a setup to do finger joints.I think that both tools work well…But is there something I don’t know?Thanks

01-31-2015 03:10 AM

Help! How does this keyless chuck works... - 5 replies

Hello guys…You can have fun at me to your heart’s content! I bought this chuck to replace the lousy one on my PC Drill press: Installing it is easy… My question is: how do I “open” it to insert a bit????The spindle is attache...

01-28-2015 04:35 AM

Pinless moisture meter - suggestions? - 3 replies

Looking for recommendations… suggestions?Thanks!!

01-27-2015 04:30 AM

Hand tool guy in Montréal? - 2 replies

Hi,I could really benefit from some sessions about hand planes… just bought a #4 and a block plane from LV.I have no experience whatsoever… Name your beer!Thanks!

01-26-2015 01:22 AM

New 14 Twelve - a few questions - 4 replies

Greetings.Got my new bandsaw yesterday – was already assembled by the dealer.Spent time watching all the setup videos on the Laguna website.Very pleased they did that – all manufacturer should do this. Some questions:I set all the guides properly (I think). When I turn the wheels with my hands, should I hear friction?? Or should I...

11-29-2014 03:20 AM

Need help with Incra Miter Express (About to loose my mind....) - 4 replies

Hi,My pride just took a hit…After having adjusted the fence, I start making a few cuts (90•) – all good.But just after a few cuts, I am off .5•.Been fooling around with it for 2 hours…. - Blade alignment is within 1 thou- Work piece is properly clamped- No movement of the sleigh- Miter gage solidly locked… I just ca...

11-13-2014 03:56 PM

Air cleaner - electrostatic outer filter ? - 5 replies

Hi,Looking to buy Grizzly G0738 air cleaner – or Steel City 65120 Main difference is the SC has an electrostatic outer filter, Grizzly doesn’t? Will it make a difference? Thanks

11-13-2014 03:51 AM

Pimping my 36-725 table saw - 5 replies

Hi,I really love this saw (Thanks The Tinman). The current threads revolve around set-up.I hope this thread will become the “let’s make to better” thread. Now I want to make two improvements: 1) Dust collection. The cabinet is opened. I bought a “big gulp” plastic cone and will attach it below the motor wit...

11-13-2014 03:43 AM

Delta - Fantastic customer service - 3 replies

Once in a while I read on this site about some people mentioning that Delta’s customer service leaves to be desire. Well, think again. My customer service experience started well before I bought my 36-725.I emailed questions in several occasion and I always received prompt, precise answers.Most interactions were with Keith Baldwin. ...

11-12-2014 02:58 PM

Would someone have a spare Grizzly 10% coupon? - 2 replies

Thanks a lot

10-30-2014 12:18 AM

Save 20% at Lowes and HD Depot (easily) - 8 replies

Guys,These two store stock some tools you might want…. HD- wil always price match when you call them- On items over 100$ I call and usually get 10% just by asking (works almost every time – ask nicely…) Then, buy discounted gift cards, usually 10% off.There are many website, this is just one:http://www.cardp...

10-29-2014 02:59 PM

delta 36-725 - Dust Collection - 6 replies

Hi,Starting a thread to just cover dust collection. The saw comes with a 2 1/2 port.There is a DC shroud. I am interested in hooking it up to a DC, not a vac. Any suggestion on how it could be done? Thanks

10-29-2014 01:11 AM

4" vs 2 1/2" pipes - 17 replies

Hi,Would appreciate some advice…I bought a 2 1/2 kit from Lee Valley…Now I realize the dust collector I will be uses 4” intake. My tools mostly use 2 1/2 adapters. Should I: A) Use 4” pipes all the way and convert to 2 1/2” as close as possible to the toolB) Convert to 2 1/2 right at the DC and run 2 1/2 t...

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