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10-09-2019 06:00 PM

Oval mirror frame - 5 replies

Hi. I want to make oval mirror frame for christmas for grand daughter. I have Rockler’s elipitical jig, but can not find any video for an oval frame. One good one on making a circle, but not oval, I think I can use it but would like to see an oval one made.Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks Joel

06-20-2019 08:15 PM

Oval octagon - 20 replies

Hi everyone. I want to make an oval mirror frame. I need to make an octagon with 2 long sides and 2 short sides first.Anyone know where I can find a calulator for this type of octagon. Thanks Joel

05-21-2019 03:20 PM

double sided wooden magnifying mirror - 1 reply

Hi everyone. I’m thinking of making a double sided wooden magnifying mirror (actuly 2 for the grand daughters) and was hopping someone had all ready done it and had some advice for me.I’m thinking round or oval. Not sure how to put the 2 halfs together. Thanks for any help you can offer. Joel.

04-03-2019 05:00 PM

Daisy pin router - 1 reply

Hi. I am looking for advice on using a daisy pin router with tray and bowl templates sold by mlcs.I bought these several months ago, and finely got around to setting things up. I just talked to MLCS and they have no info or videos on using these two things together. So I thought I would ask the good folks at LJ. Thanks Joel.

04-09-2018 02:41 PM

splines on the face of a frame - 4 replies

Hi. You folks have helped me out many times be fore. I’m hoping you can do it again. I’m making 8 frames for award certificates, for volenteers . I normally put splines on the edge in the corners, These frames have a beaded edge,and spline would be hard to put in. I want to put a spline across the miter joint on the face of the fra...

03-06-2018 12:17 AM

Bora router dado jig - 2 replies

Hi. Anybody out there have any experince with BORA router dado jig. If you follow the instructions ,your dado is half the bit off. I called Bora and the said basicaly to play until you get right.Thanks for any light you can shed on this for me. Thanks Joel.

02-14-2018 10:30 PM

TS cutting on when i pull back the miter gauge - 9 replies

Hi. Can anyone tell me why my Ts (delta unisaw) cuts when I pull the sled (incra express) back. This causing a gap in the mite joint at one end. I have checkedd the blade for 90, and the miter for 45 and both are good. What am I missing. Thank for any heelp Joel

03-07-2017 10:04 PM

raised panel cabinet doors - 6 replies

Hi. I need to make 4 rasied panel doors for the base unit for shelves in our new kitchen. I’m looking for a router bit set, (3 piece) to make them witth. the panels we have are 5/8” thick and have a 1” bevel showing. All the sets I have seen are ogee or somthing like that not a bevel, and are for 3/4” thick wood. A...

01-07-2017 04:39 PM

diagonal cut for box top - 1 reply

Hi. This a very helpful site, and has served me well. I have been trying to find info on cutting the top off a box on a diagonal, with out any success. Anybody out there have any suggestions? Thank youJoel

12-01-2016 07:44 PM

Octagon wall cabinet spline - 3 replies

Hi. I am making an octagon wall cabinet, I have the pieces cut (8×6 ) 22.5 deg. I’m having trouble figuring out the angle for the spline. Any help would great. I know it has to be 90 degs. to the face of the 22.5 deg. cut. I can’t ssee how I can do it on the table saw. Thanks Joel.

03-05-2016 12:15 AM

upgrading jointer and planer - 10 replies

Hi. I want to up grade my jointer (60+ yrs old Delta 6” with a 32” long bed) and my planer (20 yrs old DC380).I am thinking of just replacing the head on the planer with a spiral head. not sure what else I well run into, bearings maybe.I am looking at replacing the jointer with a new grizzly 8” G0490X, I have not been able to f...

11-19-2015 12:26 AM

Back button - 1 reply

Not sure where to put this, so I ‘m putting it here. I can not get my back button on my PC to work on LJ’s site. which means I have to close out and sttart over every time I want to go back to a topic or page. I have no problem with any other sites. I really like LJ, but this is driving me away. Anybody else have this problem...

03-18-2015 09:14 PM

Delta Joiner not co-planer???? - 4 replies

Hi; you have helped me out before (with almost this same problem). I have a 1940’s Delta Milwaukee 6” joiner, the tables are coplaner when I put a good stright edge on them, but when I try to join an edge I get one maybe tow cuts then I see the back end of the board gong up.The last time I had a problem the the tables were out, and w...

12-23-2014 09:38 PM

70 yr old De;ta jointer - 5 replies

Hi, I’m having a problem with my 6” jointer, it was made in 1948, I have owned it for about 35 years. Recently it started to give me tapered boards, witch means it is not coplanar (right). When I put a straight edge on it, with both tables level with the blades at TDC the infeed table drops off the thickness of a fold sheet of pap...

10-27-2014 02:03 PM

TS guard - 1 reply

Hi. I just bought a DELTA 34-976 guard for my “96” unisaw, with a 52” bessy fence. Any problems attaching the guard to the saw? Also do I need to buy a separate anti kick back to go with it Thanks Joel

02-14-2014 07:45 PM

oil change - 9 replies

Hi. I took the knifes out of Delta Dc 380 to have them sharpened, and decided to clean it up good while I was at it.I bought this used so this is the frst time I’ve had it apart. Went out and bought gear oil, pulled the drain plug got most of the old oil in a can,put the plug back in. Now I need to put the new oil in. The filler is w...

01-24-2014 03:07 PM

new fence - 2 replies

Hi. I have a unisaw from “97” with a biesemeyer fence. I am finding that here is no simple way to attach things to the fence. I am trring to rip thin pieces for inlay ( 1/4 thick X 1/8 wide) and need to put a feather board on the fence, but find the clamp is in my way.. I have been looking at the new fence from very super cool to...

01-11-2014 01:45 AM

unisaw blade stuck at 45 - 10 replies

Hi. i have a unisaw model 36-815 from 97. I tilted the blade all the way to the right, and now can’t get to go back.Anyone else have this problem, and what do you do to fix it.Thanks for any help you can give me. Joel

03-12-2013 02:00 PM

miter saw problem - 5 replies

Hi. I have a porter cable compound miter saw, is not used for chopping 2×4 on a job site. I have shop in my garage where I dd small projects . My problem is that the saw will not cut a true 90,. When I cut a wider board (7” to 8”}it leaves a notiiceable hump iin the middle {put it on the table saw and it rocks}. The fence i...

11-13-2012 04:21 PM

12" jet bandsaw needs fence. - 0 replies

Hi I have a 12” jet bandsaw, and I need to put a fence on irt for resawing. I have been using a homemade one, but it never seems to come out the same twice. I have been looking at Kerg fence, but I’m not sure it will fit.Anybody out there have any suggestions. thankyou Joel.


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