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2,606 views, 0 by Martin Sojka

Martin Sojka

Favorite Power Tools Brand?

What’s your favorite power tools brand and why?

706 views, 0 by Shin

Shin

What's Your Favorite Power Tool?

So, what’s your favorite power tool? Mine, the router. It’s SO versatile. My second favorite tool? The drill. If I could have only two power tools, they would be the router and the drill. How about y’all? Happy Wooding!

877 views, 0 by Timothy

Timothy

Power feeder

Best power feeder for a shaper, is there a better one? Brand? Number of wheels or track? Or all they just all the same?

2,722 views, 0 by Kelly

Powermatic Band Saw Extension Table

I’ve made several 30” circles using my circle cutting jig. Each time, it’s been a struggle holding the right side of the jig, with the material on it, flush with the table. I thought about making a cart, but that seemed like a lot of material,...

1,376 views, 0 by Kelly

Powermatic Band Saw Light Modification

Stock, the 14" Powermatic band saw light must bend from behind the machine to the front. Doing so really stresses the goose-neck supporting the light. Even when adjusted, it never seems positioned quite right for a good view of the cut. Too, the...

988 views, 0 by Mike40

Mike40

HOW DO YOU CARRY OUT YOUR PROJECTS?

I know we all work differently and often our work flow is based on different priorities. I thought it might be interesting to compare notes just for fun. While there must be certain logical ways to operate as a professional for the sake of...

990 views, 0 by Mtrac

Rust accumulation

How do you guys keep rust from accumulating on your handtools? I’ve been tuning my hand planes, stick them in a cabinet and I t seems like in no time rust stars forming on the sole. The cabinet is open to the rest of the garage, so it doesn’t...

1,323 views, 0 by MontyJ

MontyJ

New bench in the works...

and I have a question for our resident shipwright and master of all things wedges. Paul, I was going to send you a PM but thought this might be a discussion others could benefit from. I am designing a new bench. I saw your wedge powered wagon...

815 views, 0 by Old Flatulent Individual

Old Flatulent Individual

First posting here

Retired, well mostly. I am a relative newcomer to woodworking, started maybe seven or so years ago. I live in the Northeast and have all my life. I am a hand tool user primarily, using power tools to do the initial dimensioning. I just finished...

758 views, 0 by Thorreain

Thorreain

Workbench to give away to a good home.

With finally moving up from the Stone Age and purchasing a new table saw, my old bench/saw is available to anyone that wants it for free. It has a 10" skillsaw table saw built in. It is 4’ wide, 6’ long and 37" high. It is made from 2×4 s and...

1,028 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Upgraded!

Well i was doing what i was not supposed to be doing, looking on Craigslist for tools! I found something that was awesome. A like new Delta table saw. I might have been a bit impulsive, but i think i will be very happy with my purchase. It was...

729 views, 0 by TonyCan

TonyCan

Am I weird?

I just got back from vacation, and I just wanted to go into my shop and touch my tools. I haven’t touched a power tool in 7days!!

699 views, 0 by ladz

Greetings

Hi all, I’ve just joined the group but must confess I’m no carpenter by far. My background was a roofer and now I’m a minister of religion , yes a higher calling now ;-) The reason I’m excited about starting up and learning again some woodwork...

1,535 views, 0 by Shin

Shin

Porter Cable 5" Random Orbit Sander

Been wanting an electric orbital sander for a while, as I’ve been using my air powered auto body sander for years now. Has done a good job, but the small compressor, in the hangar, runs and runs. Figured I’ve spent as much on electricity as...

619 views, 0 by JD4120

It's been a long time.

Hello, I found out about this site from an email from 360 Woodworking. It has been a few years since I have participated in a woodworking forum. I have been woodworking for over 47 years. I have had my own shop for over 41 years. I have...

837 views, 0 by MontyJ

MontyJ

When life gets in the way...

…do you ever forget where you were in a project? A couple of months ago, one of my older daughters bought a house that was built in the 1920’s. It’s a concrete block 2-story monster of a duplex with a full and finished attic and a full but...

796 views, 0 by Mike40

Mike40

This pretty much sums me up

I love all forms of woodworking and I practice as many as I can. I have yet to master any of them and I don’t expect to either. I enjoy using both hand tools and power tools and I’m not against computer controlled tools though I don’t have any....

1,094 views, 0 by Jeff B

Jeff B

*sigh* sharpening

Hello all, Well, this morning I find myself procrastinating about heading out to the shop. I have to join 6 boards together to make a panel. I don’t have a jointer, mostly because I couldn’t jam another machine into my tiny shop if I wanted to....

848 views, 0 by Kelly

L-square Stop - Depth Gauge - Table Saw Setup Tool

This tool serves several functions. It can be used as: - an edge stop for L-squares; - a wide gap depth gauge; and, - as a set up tool for table saws. This tool allows the user to, easily, lay out lines at ninety degrees...

851 views, 0 by a1jim

a1jim

Learning wood carving online

Hi Freinds I’ve had some long-term projects that have been sitting on a shelf for a long time and I decided to get them down and try and complete them.The reason I’ve put off completing these projects is they have lots of carving on them and...