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712 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 off...

604 views, 0 by Briar

Help, I'm sawing and can't stop.

Hey, I may be new here but I’ve been around a long time. I’ve been doing wood working for about 39 years. I build furniture, boats, birdhouses, tables, and anything else that catches my fancy. Love working with wood. My wife is always wanting me...

562 views, 0 by Moke

Saw Stop Fence

I have had a PCS 52" 3hp Saw stop for almost 4 years now. I recently helped a guy put his new powermatic together….while it does not have the saftey benefits, I must say, the fence and miter guage are truly superior to Saw Stop. I heard...

844 views, 0 by Mike40


Western Norway on a blustery day.

We had a visit from my wife’s American 2nd cousin and his wife for a couple of days. We showed them around our part of the country (the west coast of Norway) and we saw a couple of things I thought you might enjoy. Our first stop was Egersund,...

1,273 views, 0 by CharleeAnn


We haven't formally met! :)

Hello, everyone! I have finally found the time to formally introduce myself and tell a little bit of my story to you all. However, first I would love to say thank you to all the super nice people who started encouraging me as soon as I posted my...

991 views, 0 by Wheaties - Bruce A Wheatcroft ( BAW Woodworking)

Wheaties  -  Bruce A Wheatcroft   ( BAW Woodworking)


I tell you that wood dust attracts spiders like , a dog to a fire hydrant . I have stop some times and just vacuum the corners and around all the equipment because of the spider webs . Has any one figured out some thing that keeps them away ?

832 views, 0 by Madts



I am getting ready to start a canoe build for my son. He wants to compete in the Texas Water Safari, which is a grueling 240 mile trip down 2 Texas rivers. This is a non-stop race. This canoe will be a stitch...

553 views, 0 by Whitacrebespoke


Advice on finishes required

Does any one on this site have information on linseed oil paints? I’m trying to finish all my joinery in natural finishes I can cope with shellac and have landed in a really nice marine grade clear coat that’s not loaded with solvents but in...

2,866 views, 0 by Rennners


Scribing in, how do you do yours?

If the walls are out or there’s bumps in the floor or ceiling, I normally reach for my small Makita electric planer to work to the scribe line. I’d always have this connected to a shop vac if I was in someone’s house, and as long as I’m not...

1,329 views, 0 by Brian


Need help with draw pegs

I have a job building a screen for a roof terrace deck. The screen covers a mechanical bulkhead with AC condensers on the roof of the bulkhead. So far I have all my layout done and the upper section is done. The wood is cedar. The lower...

880 views, 0 by Thorreain


Box spline sled

Just about finished this. It’s a jig for putting edge splines in boxes. I am awaiting knobs to put stops on the edge of the front. It’s made from scrap oak and scrap oak plywood 3/4". It works very well.

684 views, 0 by Martin Sojka

Martin Sojka

Older Creations Are Welcome

With so many new members coming to our community lately I’d like to welcome you all and remind you about one important thing again: You’re welcome to post also your older creations, not just the new ones. It helps to establish your profile and...

753 views, 0 by 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...

710 views, 0 by MontyJ


Why not...

I saw this forum come up a couple of weeks ago. After hemming and hawing, I figured I would post something of an introduction. My name is Monty. The J comes from my mother and sister (older sister) as in MontyJ stop that, MontyJ put that down,...

539 views, 0 by Wolf (& Rabbit!)

Wolf (& Rabbit!)

The New Year...

Two great things I’ve heard in the last two days… 1.) “I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing...

1,377 views, 0 by Kelly

The Ultimate Dado Jig

This is my version of a router dado jig. While it shares much in common with others dado jigs, I believe my modifications to the general design make it easier and quicker to use than most others. In part, this is because the jig does not require...

880 views, 0 by Kelly

Small Parts Clamp

I’ve been using miniature Jorgensen clamp to hold small parts to cut them on the band saw or sand them on the big drum. I decided to experiment and these seem to work pretty good. These can be made in any size you desire. Too, there are various...

1,080 views, 0 by Kelly

Grizzly G0490X 8" Jointer with Spiral Head Review

GRIZZLY G0490X 8" JOINTER After a year of looking for a good jointer and losing out on three nice ones, due to procrastination, I finally bit the bullet and bought a new Grizzly 8" Jointer with the helix head. The model number is G0490X. The...

677 views, 0 by Moke

New Delta Saws

As I have stated before, I have some Delta standing and table top tools, so what I felt was the decline of the company was disturbing. It was both from my personal need for parts and from the needs of woodworkers as a whole, from what I thought...

387 views, 0 by munchy



I recently started to turn a bowl from a piece of lacewood , it is the first time I have run across this wood. I can not figure out how to get it to stop (fuzzing) I have gone as far as sharpening after every pass. I can’t run a shear with my...