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11-18-2017 06:15 PM

Please excuse the state of my's never this clean - 20 replies

After embarking on a few days of cleanup and a few projects that encouraged cleanliness I now have a very clean shop. Next week I will return it to it’s natural state.

04-26-2015 03:32 AM

Small Shop Setup Book - 2 replies

I have seen a few references to a book about small shop setup. I tried searching but I can’t seem to find the thread. All I can remember is that the authors name sounded Russian, but that may not even be true. Any ideas?

03-10-2015 02:44 AM

Roll The Dice - 1 reply

Have you ever seen “yourself” in the random woodworker frame that is on the home page? I saw myself just now. It was a little surreal.

02-03-2015 04:16 AM

Fixing your slide bracket or upper wheel hinge - 2 replies

I purchased and old 14” import saw on the cheap, but not cheap enough. Anyway it needs a new upper slide bracket. The guys over at R & D bandsaw stock these parts as well as other stuff and they will ship to the US. The part numbers on mine are wa14-26, and wa14-21. I suggest giving them a call with all of your measurements ready j...

02-26-2012 04:10 PM

My first best handplane - 22 replies

I am a power tool guy as opposed to a hand tool guy but I concede that hand tools are a good way to work. I recently came into some money and with that money I thought I should buy myself a good hand plane for smoothing those never quite flush joints when gluing panels together. I also want a tool that I can pass down to my children or grand...

10-08-2011 10:15 PM

This is your 77 day warning. - 5 replies

This is one of the very few gifts I will make this year. It’s simple, almost cliched, a cherry and walnut cutting board for my mom. It’s easy but at least it’s done. You all have 77 days left to complete your projects you’re giving away for Christmas. Well, I still have to put some sort of finish on it. Furn...

04-30-2011 02:26 AM

Setting jointer knives - my experience - 1 reply

I recently picked up a little jointer just like this one off Kijiji. It’s in amazing shape. All of the various parts and pieces moved well without doing anything to it. I got rid of the surface rust and, attached my old table saw motor to it. The blades didn’t look like they were in very good shape so I decided to do what I ...

03-30-2011 04:55 AM

Craftmaster - 3 replies

Anyone here familiar or seen one of these before. I did a little internet search and there’s not much out there other than it’s probably 40-50 years old. I emailed the guy but he hasn’t emailed back. LK

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