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08-19-2021 10:39 PM

Replacing Bandsaw tires - 2 replies

I have an old 14ā€ Boice Crane band saw – Iā€™m thinking mid 1950ā€™s vintage – that I would really like to use. I replaced the dry rotted rubber tires with some urethane tires a while back. While trying to resaw a 6 inch piece of white oak recently I noticed some flecks of orange material mixed in with the sawdust. Not typically a good ...

06-01-2020 03:12 PM

Trouble finding hardware - 12 replies

Hi all, I am looking for #5 1ā€ slotted round head stainless steel wood screws. For some reason I am having trouble locating this specific size. I tried Rockler, Grainger, Bolt Depot – no luck. Does anyone have any suggestions?

06-05-2013 05:57 PM

Stanley Mitre Box - Model Number? - 0 replies

I just found a nice old Stanley Mitre Box on Craigslist. The gentleman who listed it had inherited from his grandfather back in the 60’s. Since he never really caught the woodworking bug I gues he’s had it in his basement for the last 50 years or so. I met him at his house where he had dragged out some other tools – an old Craf...

05-16-2012 01:19 PM

Help! Getting the twist out of a cabinet door? - 9 replies

I glued together my cabinet door frame last night (my very first project using all hand tools – hooray for me!) and found that my carefully layed out bridle joints had created a twist in the resulting door frame – i.e. laying flat the top left and bottom right corners were slightly elevated by just shy of a quarter inch causing the d...


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