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08-14-2021 02:22 AM

Track saw jumped ??? - 7 replies

Has anyone had there track saw jump off the track during a plunge cut? I’m using mine currently to make stair stringers and have had it happen twice now first time no damage to anything or anyone. The 2nd time I messed up festool 32” track pretty good. SecondlyHow does any one cut the rubber strip all the way without the saw messing it up.

08-31-2020 12:40 PM

Help with sliding style dovetails - 9 replies

I am trying to make a sliding dovetail setup for my tenoning jig im building but am having numerous problems getting it to work out. Its both the male and female portion.Thank You for any help.Like this.

08-31-2020 11:55 AM

Tenoning Jig - 7 replies

Wondering if anyone has built the tenoning jig from the woodworkers journal. I built mine but I feel the unit is lacking in the adjustments and is way too close to the blade for the amount of adjustments it has. I was using a 1-3/8 wide board and and retract it in enough to clear this amount or even just enough to shave a sliver off of it.

08-26-2020 12:29 PM

Different size band saw blade?? - 2 replies

I have an older Delta 28-195 10” band saw that says to use 72-1/2” blades. I know I can order blades in that size but can’t find anything local. I can find 72” all over the place in my area and am wondering if I can get away with the 72” on the saw. I don’t do any veneer sawing, just mainly for cutting wid...

07-31-2020 12:28 PM

New detached garage/shop ?? - 30 replies

I will be building a new 2 car garage/shop to replace my old decrepit one. I will be doing a 24×24 x10’ wall shop with an atic/loft to store items from another decrepit shed. I am planning on doing a 4’ slab and set my walls directly on the slab with pressure treated sill plates and the foam between the slab and sill plates. I...

03-28-2020 03:11 AM

Sprayable black paint?? - 24 replies

I have a entertainment center that I would like to spray black with my earlex sprayer. The unit will have thrown on it constantly and kids will be all over it as well. What would you recommend?

09-03-2019 07:02 PM

Dust deputy and shop vac??? Help??? - 14 replies

I purchased a diy dust deputy to use for sanding and saw work with the circular saw but I can’t get any hoses to fit correctly. I using ridgid shop vac and would like to use the rockler Dust right hose for sanders and such but can’t find anything to fit correctly.

08-22-2019 05:26 PM

Modify router insert rings for dust collection? - 5 replies

I am wondering if anyone has modified there plastic router plate inserts similiar to the Incra clean sweep metal plates are like for better dust collection. I recently built NYW router table and most dust gets pulled in when doing edge routing but when cutting dado’s or the like it just pushes all the dust off the edge of the table.

08-21-2019 09:26 PM

Triton 3 1/4 hp above table adjust??? - 9 replies

When using the above the table height adjust on a Triton 3-1/4 HP router are you using the plunge lock or just the resistance to hold the height?

08-14-2019 01:15 PM

Tilting Craftsman 113. model problems - 4 replies

I have a Craftsman 113 10” saw that I have had for about 5 years now and have made several upgrades to make it more usable but….... I have a hell of a time trying to tilt the blade to 45 deg. It starts out very stiff and need to get 2 hands and possibly a wrench if i’m feeling sluggish. When I get past 10 deg it gets very sm...

08-09-2019 12:07 PM

Ridgid Combo bench sander tightening rod - 4 replies

I picked up a used Ridgid Bench top spindle/belt sander assembly and the unit functions but when I go to put on the spindles vs the belt the nut bottoms out before it reaches the spindle to compress the rubber. It leaves 3/8-1/2 clearance from the bottom of the silver washer to the top of the specific washer for each spindle and of course will n...

12-19-2018 12:00 AM

Router cabinet dust collection size??? - 5 replies

I am building a new Router table based on NYW plans and am trying to decide between doing a 4” dust port or a 2” dust port in the main cabinet. I am going to do a 2” port on the fence dust collector like my previous build.I am currently running a 4” system through out the shop.

12-15-2018 08:28 PM

Squaring a case - 11 replies

I decided to tackle a new router cabinet and make a huge flaw when assembling. I didn’t check the case square before all the glue dried. It didn’t dawn on me till I was thinking of putting on my back. I’m trying to figure how to square it one lace the glue has dried short of making a new case. If I was a just slightly off I’d leave but I’m 1/2” ...

07-22-2018 01:23 AM

Cutting 45 v notch in a wood runner - 1 reply

I am trying to build the shop notes router lift and I for the life of me can’t get the v notch cut into the post guides. The sheet says to cut the v at 3/8 deep and to be 5/8 from the edge of the fence to the edge of the blade portion that pops through the table. I have cut several “X” patterns but these are not going to do me...

07-19-2018 08:24 PM

Super Dust Deputy or Air filter for dust collection? - 2 replies

I am currently running an older Delta Single stage dust collector with a home made thein baffle/separator. I have been watching numerous videos and reading lots of articles about how the cfm increased when going from the thein to a SDD will increase CFM as well as changing the air filter will get you more CFM. I contacted oneida and they said t...

07-01-2018 01:35 PM

Raised grain/dull sections of walnut - 14 replies

I am trying to finish a walnut shadow box with wipe on poly. I sanded Jr entire box down to 220 and remove all dust and residue. It all sealed nice and smooth. I put my first coat on and came back about 4 hours later and it was all dry but there were random spots that were rough and very pale. I sanded it again and the same things is occurring i...

06-01-2018 07:51 PM

3 Phase in your shop?? - 43 replies

I have a opportunity to add 3 phase power to my garage shop. The power company says it will cost $150.00 for install plus $35.00 a month for meter usage fee. The KW usage is supposed to be the same charge as our normal single phase. I am seriously considering it as I see smoking deals on 3 phase equipment all the time from schools and compani...

05-31-2018 09:01 PM

How do you cross cut on your table saw??? - 23 replies

I am looking to see how people do cross cutting on there table saws. Are you using a sled of some sorts or just using a miter gauge.

05-04-2018 12:23 PM

Sealing shop jigs and shop furniture - 13 replies

What does everyone use for sealing there shop jigs as well as their shop furniture (cabinets, rolling benches)? I would like something wipeable and sprayable.

05-01-2018 01:01 AM

Used Earlex 5500 - 3 replies

I am looking at a used Earlex 5500 on Wednesday and am just looking to see if anyone who owns one has any special things to check. I of course am going to make sure the unit turns on the blower functions just not sure if I will get to some fluids through it or not. Thank you for any input.

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