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07-22-2018 03:20 PM

Need help trimming ugly door in the corner of a room - 15 replies

Ok my apologies, I’m not sure I’m posting in the correct forum but I saw a similar question in this forum from a while back so I posted it here. My problem is this…I’m trimming a room in my house but I’m not sure how to approach this door. The door will be painted and fit with a very simple trim but the hinges a...

06-26-2018 05:07 PM

What operations do you use your hand planes for? - 13 replies

I have 2 mediocre hand planes and I don’t use them much. I’m sure there’s lots of operations that could be helped out by the use of a hand plane like using them with shooting boards or chamfering edges etc. I’m curious what are the things that most often send you reaching for a hand plane?

06-19-2018 03:02 PM

Would you buy this used Delta 37-205 jointer? - 13 replies

I spotted a used Delta 37-205 jointer on CL the other day. Assuming it has been well maintained and is good working order (according to the owner the top is flat, the bearings were changed and the knives were recently sharpened) what do you think a good price is for something like this? The owner is asking $400 which seems to be what most 6...

06-17-2018 01:52 AM

Why are longer jointer tables better? - 16 replies

Hello all I’ve been lurking for some time now but this is my first post here. I’ve read a number of posts talking about jointers and many recommendations from people who say to buy the longest tables you can afford or have space for. I totally understand how a longer table or a roller support would make it safer to handle a longe...

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