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07-14-2008 10:30 PM

DEAL? what do ya think - 7 replies

I found this on Craiglist after drooling over Russels wood stash, looks like a deal to me, how about it , think so? http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mat/750149817.html

07-02-2008 10:34 PM

Lumber or Firewood? - 9 replies

Hi, I have this Pine tree that died , It is big, 2’6” trunk at bottom, must be 40” tall.The tree men are coming soon to remove it, does anyone think it would be worth the trouble to have some long pieces rough cut into slabs and dried for lumber?Pine is not my favorite wood but it just kills me to think good wood will be going ...

06-25-2008 03:19 AM

Dust extractors, shop vacs - 6 replies

Hi all, I need some input on Festool, Fein, Rigid, shop vacs.I have a Festool 5” ROS, hooked to my dust collector it dosen’t work, I have a 25 year old shop vac that works but sounds like an F-16 and have to shake the filter clean qute often.I have been sorting through different brands/models and need something quieter.Festool miniFe...

06-15-2008 12:13 AM

Incra Dovetailers - 3 replies

Hi all, For all incra jig users.I am in the long process of finishing my Router Workstation, 3 of the drawer heights did not match any of the templates, so I found this program a while ago (and was skeptical) didn’t give it much thought until now.I plugged in the drawer heights and bit and spacing ect. Out came a drawing of what it would l...

04-08-2008 11:25 PM

Iturra Design - 21 replies

I got my 2008 10th Anniversary Bandsaw Catalog/Bible from Iturra Design, I must say it has everything you would ever want to know about or buy for a Bandsaw!! Every part and function of the saw in detail with pictures, His own parts he sells that upgrade and improve the saw. Also factory parts, blades ect.Buying guide new or used, Repair and...

02-20-2008 12:36 AM

Thoughts on WOOD Magazine - 20 replies

Hi all, I just recieved a propaganda package from WOOD Magazine, 3 years for $28.I was wondering if any LJ’s subscribe and if this magazine is worth a subscription. (seems like a deal)I just don’t want to see 345 ways to make a crosscut sled ect. every month.I seen our Supershopjigmiester Niki in this month’s issue! GOOD JOB N...

01-24-2008 06:36 PM

phenolic plywood - 24 replies

Hi, Anyone ever use this product? http://www.whitecapdirect.com/store/plywood.jsp A 4X8 sheet is $51.00 thats less than a 2X4 piece at Woodcraft (don’t know if it’s the same though).Just wondering if anyone has tried it, looks like good material for jigs or table tops.Thanks

01-21-2008 02:18 AM

General Finish Stain - 3 replies

Hi all, I just got some General Finish Oil stain (honey maple), I used their Salad Bowl and thought I would try their stain, It is milky, like paint, Is it supposed to be like that or could it be old?I only have used Minwax and a couple of others like it but the stain was clear with a tint of color.It seems to color the wood well ,actually very ...

01-10-2008 04:15 PM

Enco bandsaw? - 3 replies

Anyone know of this make of bandsaw?Worth the $$, or more trouble than it’s worth http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200188759225&indexURL=0&photoDisplayType=2#ebayphotohosting

12-13-2007 01:55 AM

Festool bargain - 16 replies

I found this on Craiglist, super , I cried, whinned, begged and promised anything, still NO. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/wst/tls/506014520.html If interested better hurry

11-25-2007 01:25 AM

Table Aprons - 1 reply

Hi All,We are building a set of childrens table and chairs for (niece grandaughter), on the table the aprons have a curved bottom cutout, We are having a hard time drawing a symmetrical curve to cut out,Anyone have some tricks up their sleeve?

11-09-2007 03:06 AM

Eucalyptus - 3 replies

Hi All,I don’t know if this is the forum to post this question butWhere I live in Southern California there are always crews taking down giant Eucalyptus trees, some almost 3’ in diameter! , most of the time you can haul away what you want either free or for firewood prices.Question, is this the same Eucalyptus from Aisia pacific, an...

11-04-2007 03:59 AM

How much does that new tool (toy) REALLY COST? - 14 replies

Hi all,Just a thought, I am looking to buy a bandsaw, I want to know what I will be getting into as far as cost for all the wigets gigets and gagets associated with the machine .I bought a Sears Table saw and was all worried about he inital cost, after I bought it I found myself buying blades, gagets and you know!I bought a Incra LS positioner,...

11-01-2007 06:45 PM

Wood Prices - 17 replies

Hi, I went to my local wood dealer th price some hard maple, pauk and purple heart, It seems evertime I go in there the price changes, last time the 8\4 maple was $8.75 BF, this time it was $6.75, Does anyone know if wood prices fluctuate with the market.I was afraid to ask them,

10-19-2007 03:59 PM

Random Orbital Sander? - 39 replies

Hi, I’m looking for a Random Orbital Sander, any favorites or suggestions on what type or brand?Mark

10-13-2007 11:30 PM

Cornerpost Double Dovetail - 6 replies

Here is a try at the Cornerpost Double Dovetail on my Incra LS, A mistake , Don’t know what caused this? I used red oak, purple heart, sorry about the blurry second picture.Just getting used to the gadget, but it is fairly easy to figure out, just takes a little getting used to, the thing is so accurate that you have to very ...

10-08-2007 02:05 AM

HELP !! finding Cedar decking - 7 replies

Hi I have a plan that calls for Cedar decking, 2X6, 2X8, 1X6, 1X12. Graceful Glider Wood Mag OFS-1028.http://woodstore.net/porchglider.htmlI live in southern CA, cannot find it anywhere.I do travel to Colorado via Utah, and up north via Interstate 5 corridor to Washington.These plans and alot of others I have looked at also call for Cedar, all ...

10-07-2007 07:36 PM

MLCS Bits - 14 replies

Hi , Has anyone tried router bits from MLCS the price is right ?They also have a laser crosshair router base that looks handy!Just want to see if anyone has tried them. http://www.mlcswoodworking.com/shopsite_sc/store/html/smarthtml/pages/OnPoint_Router_Plate.html Mark

09-29-2007 12:24 AM

Poor Mans Domino, I don't understand Festool either - 15 replies

Just made a new tool , it’s a refined version of a mortise block from Woodworking with the router book ,I dadoed 1\32” slots and put tape rulers (from my Osborne EB3 waste of money) to all axis of the mortise.I also made a carriage for the router instead of useing an edge guide, it was a little too sloppy, the crank is 1/16 per turn,...

09-16-2007 11:21 PM

Incra Router station - 4 replies

Hi , Just got my Incra router table (I posted earlier) operational, I will finish the drawers and other door now that I have It operational, I decided to go without a lift and I think this setup will work well ,I can change bits from above and the Milwaulkee 3.5 HP has fine adjustment from above, also more power than Ill ever need! http://i19...

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