Jay

Woodmaster tools

I am looking at a 4 in 1 ( 25" molder, planer, sander & gang rip saw) Woodmaster, made in Kansas City. Does anyone have any first hand knowledge or ownership of one. I wood appreciate any comments about this piece of equipment or the...

The Shop, saw stations #5: Installing the miter saw

B Squared both saws together, when the fence is installed they will both be perpendicular to the fence. Made a miscalculation on the dust collection hood. I forgot about the compound angle feature. I will have to enlarge it a couple of...

The Shop, saw stations #4: Radial Saw Progress

I have installed the dust collector hose to both saws, installed electrical outlet to the vacuum & both saws which are switched at the miter saw which will not allow the saws to work without the dust collector. One pic...

My Workbench-Best Workshop Buddy #1: Antique Work Bench

I purchased this old work table at a going out of business auction for Godet Lumber of East Texas in 1972. A forty year old company that served their community well. I’ve owned this well built table for 44 years & it could be...

The Shop, saw stations #3: Mobile cart

I have needed a mobile cart for a long time. I found this old dot matrix printer stand in the alley, it looked brand new, just not much need for them any more. I removed the U shaped top & replaced it with and old plywood cabinet...

The Shop, saw stations #2: Old radial saw

I bought this Black & Decker (made in Towson, Maryland USA) radial saw in 1966 when I was 16. The first large tool that I had bought. I used it for cross cutting, ripping & dado . If it dies before I do, I...

The Shop, saw stations #1: The Shop, miter saw station

I used mostly pallet wood, the back, floor & drawer bottoms are made from 1/4 " paneling from partition walls that I removed from the shop, also the...

The Shop #3

I have been wanting to build a work station for my miter saw & radial saw. Right now they are both on portable metal stands. I am building 2 separate units that will lock together with one common fence. More to come soon, I forgot...

The Shop #2

It was a crazy busy summer, no time to work on the shop much less create anything it. Made this storage unit using scrap & pallet wood . Each shelf is from a different type of sheet material. The 2 end units are 24w x 17d x 56h. The...

Old School

I was raised by parents that went through the Great Depression. I learned how to use what was available, repair if needed, appreciate what I had. I have been a member of this group since Feb which I enjoy very much, but logging in has been a...