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06-01-2019 03:55 PM

I have about 30 oak bozrds 1" x 6" x 8' some longer - 2 replies

Hi l am trying to make selling about 30 oak boards 1” x 6” x 8” some longerI am trying to figure out what to ask for them all red oak not planed yet i dont know board ftSo l go bye lengh in ft can anyone give me price for 8 ft board in ontario, Canada Thanks jim

06-04-2018 06:18 PM

If l build a shed as a shop what do l need to do to prevent moisture tools rusting? - 15 replies

I am having a very hard time making down steps to shop in basement even worse coming up.To around city bylaw shed size max 10×10’ no permit. Was thinking of building 3-4 sheds 4 ft apart on a continuous deck doors opening 2 ft on eachshed would give me a 4’ wall between shedswith a roof over all 4 sheds myfriend did this. But should l...

01-07-2016 05:09 PM

I Need Help Setting Up New Shop, like Ceiling Lights Location, Size, Type and Wiring Issues? - 7 replies

Hi, my name is James Reeves, from Trenton, Ontario, Canada l have been away for at least a couple of years with health issues etc. About 2 years ago a friend of mine made me a deal, she is turning 76 next month widowed since 1998 her husband a cabinet maker built a 24’ x 40’ shop.So property owner she is 95% blind knowing l love woo...

09-28-2014 06:49 AM

Need To Design Layout Of New 1,000 sq ft Workshop - 5 replies

Hey how is everyone doing, l am hoping someone could help me l am moving next week to a bigger shop.The shop l am going to was built by my friends late husband a woodworker cabinet maker.My friend being nearly blind hard walking etc, l do your shoping fix things for her etc.About a month or so ago she said l know you need main level shop so she ...

01-26-2014 04:36 PM

Need help, advise with my 14'' TradeMaster Bandsaw where blade goes threw table guide hole? - 2 replies

Hi, hoping some one can help me, l bought a 14’’ TradeMaster Bandsaw a few years ago have not used it was in storage. Went to remove the 3/8’’ blade to put on 1/2’’ blade thinking could do more with it.Turned out couldn’t get it so my friend come over set up bandsaw leaving 3/8’’ blade in i...

05-22-2013 02:58 AM

What type of wooder filler can i use to cover screw heads in pine that won't blotch when varathaned? - 17 replies

i need help with working with pine wood, l made a few shelves a few years ago pine and oak 2 different shelves.When l filled screw heads and a few nicks in the wood then stained it filler blotch showed threw.This table just made want to cover screw heads up is there a common wood filler to use that when l put on either clear indoor/outdoor varat...

03-23-2013 03:07 PM

Can I Convert My Craftsman Table Saw Into Just A Router Table? - 11 replies

Hi, my question no dought seems like a weird one, I have a older craftsman table saw i will try to post a picture of tablesaw. Tablesaw has a good size top when new came with metal stand attached, about a year ago bought a better table saw not as large new craftsman has the extentions coming out when not in use takes up much less room and is 3h...

01-26-2013 03:29 PM

I bought a new 14 inch bandsaw 2 years ago never used it need to transport it can l lay bandsaw flat - 6 replies

Hi, l need to know if l can move a bandsaw l bought 2 years ago, to my basement can l lay it down flat in my trailer? Will this hurt bandsaw afraid to stand up due to height trailer walls on landscape trailer not very high.Please email me at [email protected] thanksJim Reeves

10-18-2011 05:24 PM

Hi Fellow L J Buddies, need advice buying router table/table saw please. - 13 replies

I need help from my fellow LJ buddy family.I want to take a serious shot at making some good projects, and in hopes of it turning into a small part time home business. But that is a maybe, but first mainly l want to make some items for house were renovating.Like nice baseboard, window door trim and other things l figure if l can keep busy won...

10-18-2011 04:41 PM

Hello fellow LJ friends, need help designing 2 toy boxes for christmas presents email me please . - 8 replies

Hi, been a while since l have posted mainly due to personal problems and my health.After last year seeing how many here on LJ’s made such awesome christmas presents for friends and loved ones, l want to attempt this year myself to make a few gifts. Two years l made a solid oak bookshelf for my daughter inlaw’s nephew.He loved it h...

07-17-2010 04:18 AM

Need direction, if doing below project right for lady who wants hope chest/coffee table. - 6 replies

Hi fellow woodworker friends, just thought l would see if about to do below project correctly?A lady emailed me wants on a low budget, a hope chest that she can also use as a coffee table.she wants it to be 18 inches across x 24 inches deep x 36 inches long with no legs.So l thought l would use 4 – 1 1/2’’ x 1 1/2’̵...

06-17-2010 09:59 AM

Need opinions of tables saw comparing a cabinet maker or a contractors tables saw which is better? - 4 replies

Hi, just seeking information on tables saw which is better to buy?I have put up for sale, my mastercraft Radial Arm Saw, my 10 ’’ Mitersaw with stand, my craftsman 10’’ table saw not suyre what it is called was mounted to a steel stand when made, it is 23’’ deep x 48’’ long.And also put my first 6 ...

06-06-2010 06:59 PM

Hi fellow woodworkers need advice on used Radial arm saw l bought and kicking breakers off? - 2 replies

Hi every one hope can get some advice on a few things .I bought on kijiji a used radial arm saw cheap price it is a Dewalt 770 10 ’’ Deluxe Powershop made by blackdecker l think.Looked much newer better than craftsman l had still have.My thought was could get nwer model better saw keeps throwing breaker when cutting test pc of a 2...

05-30-2010 02:23 AM

I need help with squaring up my craftsman radial arm saw and my craftsman table saw? - 14 replies

Hi everyone, been away for awhile having problems with my fingers, feet from dieabetic related problems and my heart is acting up so have not been feeling like doing much getting harder weekly seems to get up and down my stairs to basement workshop, just wish l had outsiden large shed or something with no stairs.But anyway back to more important...

05-13-2010 05:09 AM

Do Any Lumberjocks Live Near Trenton Ontario Who Have a Jointer For Sale? - 1 reply

Hi, l am jim1959 ( Jim Reeves ) l have had a few past rough weeks l am wondering if any lumberjocks live near Trenton, Ontario who may have a few older working tools around they would consider selling to me.My one problem is l bought a older 6 inch jointer for $ 100.00 a Rockwell Beaver made 2 short test cuts to try it out and it stopped working...

03-31-2010 09:02 AM

Need advice on how to better layout, design basement workshop? - 2 replies

I need to get idea’s how to layout redesign my basement workshop l hope l can explain well enough what l am trying to do.My basement workshop area is in 2 sections, original house basement is 16 ft wide x 40 ft long when we bought house in 1986 very small.Of this space, due to furnace, and ceiling ducts, l have only a 16×20 space l ca...

03-20-2010 04:05 AM

Need help to pick design for microwave cart/pantry - 6 replies

Need help friends picking design for microwave cart lady wants just a 24 inch deep x 24 inch wide x 48 inch high stand with doors to put microwave on then shelves inside as a pantry type deal.She wants me to glue up boards as she wants sold wood.I suggested using 3/4 inch plywood then put 3/4×3/4 solid wood on plywood fronts. I would thi...

03-02-2010 09:54 AM

Need opinion on sanders, that run off compressor for woodwork sanding? - 23 replies

I am thinking of buying a sander takes 6 inch round sandpaper.Just wondering if any views on it or results if anyone uses sander run off compressor think main purpose is removing paint or bodywork.But need to know before buying if ok for woodworking sanding?

02-28-2010 01:06 PM

Does any one have a step by step directions on here of a large shed? - 2 replies

I am looking for a plan or step by step of a basic shed/workshop about 15×20 l can put up?I was thinking of joining 2 sheds l have both are 10 ’ deep x 12 ft wide but they both have different roof lines.Would it be possible to join the 2 of them and extend roof height, so when l put siding on to make look as one building to have roof...

02-28-2010 02:04 AM

What is best to finish red oak projects/ - 10 replies

Forgot l think to mention when asking about coffee end table sets what stain looks best on red oak does it need anything other than stain sealer or anything what are some good ones for red oak?

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