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11-08-2012 06:43 PM

Drum Sander Help - 21 replies

I recently posted seeking advice about a purchase of a Drum Sander. I wieghed the advice and bought a SuperMax 19/38. It seems to be an awesome tool, but I am left with some questions. As usual the directions on operation left something to be desired. If you can help with any of them please respond. 1. It came with very aggressive paper ...

10-23-2012 06:21 PM

Finishing a Clock - 2 replies

This is a really a rookie question,and I am not a rookie, but I am stumped. I have made a number of walnut clocks. I finish them with Watco walnut, let it sit a month then spray on a poly finish. This clock is a new to me style. It has maple accents. I want to maintain the maximum contrast between the two wood to make it dramatic. The mapl...

10-11-2012 05:02 PM

Drumsander - 11 replies

I am getting ready to buy a drumsander, the super max 19/38. It looks to me to be an awesome machine, but I thought I might, once again call on the experience here. I have read all the reviews, but would input from other owners too.Thanks,Mike

10-08-2012 06:04 PM

Metal Finder Recommendation - 18 replies

A few weeks ago I planed some boards for a friend, and they must have had a nail or something in the original tree. I always carefully look over the boards, but now after paying 150.00 for new blades, I have decided to never plane anything for anyone else and get a “metal finder”. I have found a huge variation in prices…20.00...

08-14-2012 08:59 PM

Delta Drum Sander - 5 replies

I have a chance to buy a 10 year old Delta 18-36 Drum Sander on a stand and a couple of spare sanding strips for 400.00. Can someone with experience with this tool let me know what you think of it. I have heard it’s big problem is the table raises and lowers instead of the head…this generally causes a snipe issue. I also heard the...

07-13-2012 02:39 PM

Sanding Bowls - 4 replies

I started turning bowls a few weeks ago. I started turning other things after a multi-year addiction to turning pens sparked other turning interests. The issue I had was continuous sanding to get a soudo flawless finish. I recently ordered and used the Klingspor 2” sponge backed discs. I used it on my cordlees drill. This seemed to me ...

07-07-2012 05:43 PM

Bandsaw Question - 18 replies

I am new to nice bandsaws. The first 25 years of my woodworking I have always had old and cheaper BS’s.A couple of months ago I bought a Jet 14” with the high riser. I have a couple of questions, After use, do most of you take the tension off the blade? And please tell me your experience with a BS auxilary table. I have the Roc...

03-01-2012 06:37 PM

Work Bench - 15 replies

I will begin by apologizing for bringing up a topic that has probably been brought up hundreds of times, but…I am realtively new and have not really seen the answer to my questions…I want to modify a bench to be multi purpose, for instance, it will have electricity, a pancake air system, dog holes, either a side or tail vise, and kre...

02-17-2012 11:25 PM

Slat Wall - 1 reply

I am back again asking for advice. I am remodeling in my business and I would like to use a slat wall type of material. I just need about 20 feet or so of a nice style, gray in color, but nothing that will break the bank… Any advice as to style and practicality would be greatly appreciated. We have a HD, Lowes and Menards in town, so...

02-08-2012 06:24 PM

Formica - 8 replies

I am in the process of doing remodeling in my business. I have been looking on line at Formica type products.I have found a vast variety of prices. There is some product called Wilsonart plastic coating is markedly cheaper, then there is also something called vertical laminate. Can someone tell me if there is a quality difference? I want good...

02-04-2012 08:34 PM

Fein Multimaster - 12 replies

I just bought a new Fein mulitmaster tool. I spent way more than I thought I should, but I am neck deep in a remodel at my business. I have certainly enjoyed this tool, it seems to be great quality. My issue is the cost of the tool inserts…..saw blades, scrapers etc….does anyone elses “inserts” fit in this tool…...

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