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03-27-2015 11:38 PM

Do I need a shooting plane - 18 replies

Thinking about buying lee valley shooting plane But not sure if.i should drop the money on a specialty plane Think I will use it more if I have it or is this just a nice toy to sit on shelf the cost is not the problem have money in budget . So you guys that have them is this a worth while investment like I said think if I have I will use it a...

03-26-2015 11:39 AM

Have some money to spend - 12 replies

Getting a retro check today from work so I have some money to spend .want to buy something would never buy do to cost .Have all the big power tools table saw band saw jointer planer and have a good deal of hand tools . Was thinking about the lee valley shooting plane . Have about 500 to spend could go little higher if I had to . So help me spend...

03-21-2015 08:12 PM

Drawknife want to buy - 10 replies

Have a project coming up and I will need a drawknife put don’t know witch one to buy any help and recommendation would be helpful .i am going to use it to make a board look like it was a live edge since can’t afford the real think thanks for help

11-12-2014 11:39 PM

Sharpening lathe tools - 9 replies

Just bought the new Rikon midi lathe . Have delta slow speed grinder model number 23 700 want to know if I can use this grinder to sharpen the turning tools .It has a 220 grit stone on it . Do you think the wolverine jig would work with it .

08-25-2014 04:02 PM

Grizzly 1023 table saw - 18 replies

Have a question for all of the grizzly 1023 table saw owners . I have read all the reviews and been to grizzly in pa spoke to there tool techs . Reviews and tech guy tell me saw is worth the money Would just like to know if you where buying a new saw again would you buy the grizzly saw again . Thanks Rob

07-25-2014 09:51 PM

Woodriver or Narex crank neck chisels. - 3 replies

Does antbody have any experience with these chisel . They are on sale at woodcraft for 62 dollars next two days . Just wanted some feed back on them . Lee valley has a set of narex for 80 dollars until aug 5 . Have a birthday coming up wife needs some ideas .

06-25-2014 12:08 AM

Weekend of working wood - 0 replies

Just received this months popular woodworking magazine and the advertisement for the weekend of working wood is in it .Just wanted to know if anybody has been to this show and how was it . I consider myself a novice woodworker at best . Would like to know if this is going to be to advanced for me . Have to travel from New York city to get there ...

05-02-2014 01:05 AM

How many projects a year - 19 replies

Just wondering how many projects people are making a year.. This is more for the hobbyist . I am a hobbyist and make about 10 small projects a year and most of them are made in the fall as christmas presents . Usually make about 5 projects between sept to december and I am getting done days before christmas .We all would like more shop time but ...

04-25-2014 01:06 AM

Which one to keep record or bailey plane - 16 replies

Ok need some help deciding which hand plane to keep. Have two number 7 hand planes have record that is in great shape Japanning is all there doesn’t need any work sharpened blade and took some nice shavings just need a little tuning.Now the Bailey is another story needs a complete over hall japanning is 50% gone sole needs to be flattened ...

02-14-2014 01:21 PM

Jet or grizzly drum sander - 10 replies

Looking to buy a drum sander looking at the grizzly 18×36 sander or the jet 16×32 sander . The cost right now is going to be the same I received email from a on line tool store having a 15 pct of sale this weekend for the jet model . I am leaning toward the jet because I can get indeed and out feed tables . But the grizzly will sand up...

12-07-2013 04:33 AM

Any experience with 18 inch grizzly drum sander - 0 replies

Thinking about buying 18 inch grizzly drum sander does anybody have any experience with this sander . Need to know pros and cons . I know I want one of these machines just missed jet sale thanks for info and any help .

07-23-2013 11:22 PM

lathe chucks - 10 replies

Just bought a jet lathe model number jwl 1220 .Looking for some advice on a chuck system looking at the penn state barracuda 2 chuck think this would be a good starter chuck. I can get the penn state chuck for 139 dollars I have a 30 dollar off coupon. Will be turning bowls and hopefully small furniture parts for future projects . I have no ex...

07-10-2013 11:58 PM

Butternut - 4 replies

Bought some butternut about year ago going to make a project out of it . But have never used it before just wondering if anybody has used it before and what if any problems to look out for . Also how do i finish it what works best . Thanks for the help Rob

06-07-2013 01:17 AM

Shoulder plane which one to buy - 14 replies

Looking to buy one of the veritas shoulder planes either the small or medium model. Will be using this plane on small mortise and tenon joints for jewelry boxes and some picture frames . i’am leaning toward the small model but would like some feed back and recommendations thanks for any and all help .

01-19-2013 02:17 AM

oshlun box joint blade - 2 replies

Would like to know if anybody has used this blade . Just bought the incra box joint jig and want to buy a dedicated looking at this oshlun blade or freud blade thanks for any help Rob

01-04-2013 01:21 AM

narex chisels whats the difference highland woodworker or lee valley - 3 replies

Need some help with trying to figure out the difference between the narex chisel sold by highland woodworker and the ones sold by lee valley. The price is different but what about quality. Thanks for help Rob

11-22-2012 11:50 PM

Ryobi 16 inch drumsander - 7 replies

Anybody have any expierence with the 16 inch Ryobi drum sander looking at one one ebay seller says only used it for one job some cabinet doors .Asking 450 for sander don’t know what sander went for new . Any advice would be helpfull

10-18-2012 01:20 AM

12 inch grizzly drum sander is it worth the money - 4 replies

Thinking about buying the 12 inch grizzly drum sander does anybody own or know anything about this sander. I am a hobbyist and would not abuse this machine. sander is on sale for 450 dollars

10-12-2012 01:17 AM

should I buy new hand plane blade or keep old one - 16 replies

Just bought a number 7 bailey hand plane started to clean it up tonight . Started with the blade removed surface rust on iron and noticed that the iron had a date on it of 1992 stanley iron question is should I buy a new iron or continue to clean this one up . Also is using a bench grinder with a wire wheel to much for cleaning up rusted plan...

10-03-2012 12:26 AM

Small tool gloat new old hand plane - 11 replies

Friend of mine picked up this bailey # 7 hand plane for me couple of weeks ago from a flea market he goes to here on long island. He told me about it said all he new was is was a # 7 jointer plane told him to buy it .Well to my surprise when he gave it to me was to find out it was a bailey # 7 patented dates are march 02 to a...

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