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02-29-2020 03:30 PM

Private Messages - 8 replies

Why am I getting private messages trying to sell me plans? It started a few week ago and it keeps on coming and coming. Very annoying.

11-16-2017 06:08 PM

Workbench Top question - 12 replies

I want to build a split top Roubo bench. I plan on using Douglas Fir. My question is, would I be better to laminate the top in the usual fashion or would it be better to have a solid chunk of wood that is 4” thick x 12” wide? It would certainly be less work that way. Are there disadvantages to a solid piece like that?

11-10-2017 11:46 PM

I need a manual for a DJ-20 - 2 replies

Just received a used DJ-20 today. Can someone help me find a manual for the beast. Google didn’t really help much.Thanks

11-04-2017 05:07 PM

Opinion on jointer wanted - 6 replies

There is a jointer for sale in my area for $625 Canadian ($500 USD). It is a Delta 37-866X. It is in an unopened box and comes with a mobile base. It works for my budget. Any thoughts on this particular model and the deal in general? Thanks in advance.

10-16-2017 04:38 PM

Is Eucalyptus a good wood for small box making? - 6 replies

I have an option to get some Eucalyptus at a good price. Is it a good choice for smallish sized boxes?

03-07-2017 12:07 AM

Split top Roubo question - 11 replies

I am looking for your thoughts on my upcoming split top Roubo build. The big question is whether to use power tools or not. Should I just “git er done” real quick with power tools or should I practise my hand tool skills and do it all by hand. I have all the tools to do it either way (except for a large sander) I know this foru...

03-29-2015 01:15 AM

Crosscut sled design - 13 replies

I am desperately trying to find a link to a crosscut sled design/build video that I saw on a forum about 6 months ago. I have searched extensively to no avail. The owner built himself a sled that would do dado cuts, bevel cuts and 90 degree cuts, all on one sled. It has an adjustable front fence that has five bolts holding it in place. The right...

11-17-2014 02:30 AM

I need some input on a table saw decision - 4 replies

I bought a Ridgid R4512 a couple of years ago after reading some very positive reviews online and got it at Big Orange with their 20% off sale so I think it was about $500 give or take. I soon ran into the limitations of this type of saw when I tried to tune it up. Between that and a crappy fence I have been longing for a cabinet saw for a while...

07-24-2013 01:55 PM

what model of used jointer and planer to get - 6 replies

My first post here. I am hoping to pick up some good used equipment. I want to find a good used jointer and a good used planer. From what I have read, it seems that I am better off with separate machines. I’d really like to get this right the first time as I hate buying stuff twice. I’m thinking an 8” jointer and a 13” pl...


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