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  0 Thread: Drilling a hole in the center of a board
Post: RE: Drilling a hole in the center of a board

Willyou Wrote: (Yesterday, 11:30 AM) -- Make a drill guide with a board 3-4" longer that the width of the work piece. Start with a compass set to draw a circle with a diameter about 1" more than the ...
RPE1 Woodworking 7 352 2 hours ago
  0 Thread: Drilling a hole in the center of a board
Post: RE: Drilling a hole in the center of a board

hcbph Wrote: (01-19-2022, 01:54 PM) -- Here's the way I do it, assuming you want to drill down the middle.  Say you have a 3 11/16" board, it's not easy to find the middle.  I'll take a metal ruler a...
RPE1 Woodworking 7 352 01-19-2022, 07:23 PM
  0 Thread: Drilling a hole in the center of a board
Post: Drilling a hole in the center of a board

I need to drill a series of holes down the length of a board.  Is there a way to do that with out measuring?  You know, when you want to cut a groove down a board, you do it one way, flip it around a ...
RPE1 Woodworking 7 352 01-19-2022, 12:34 PM
  0 Thread: To all shop layout savants.
Post: RE: To all shop layout savants.

iublue Wrote: (12-24-2021, 07:23 PM) -- I think I have decided on the size of my new shop.  Interior dimensions of 35'6 x 29'. I am now planning the layout to maximize efficiency of the space and re...
RPE1 Woodworking 16 988 12-25-2021, 06:58 AM
  0 Thread: Which palm / trim router? Corded or cordless?
Post: RE: Which palm / trim router? Corded or cordless?

overland Wrote: (11-11-2020, 08:37 PM) -- I was thinking of getting a Bosch palm router, which is corded. Then I saw that Makita makes a small cordless 18v router. Any recommendations? I do have some...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 26 3,686 12-17-2021, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: how wet is too wet, or any suggestions?
Post: RE: how wet is too wet, or any suggestions?

rlnguy Wrote: (12-15-2021, 02:16 PM) -- A young friend of mine is settling into his first house, and asked me to help him build a bar top, he can put in, before Christmas. Yesterday, he went to a lo...
RPE1 Woodworking 7 560 12-17-2021, 08:10 AM
  0 Thread: How to rout the groove in a cutting board?
Post: RE: How to rout the groove in a cutting board?

Dumb_Polack Wrote: (12-14-2021, 09:17 AM) -- Hi, I'm building 2 cutting boards as Christmas gifts and I want to rout the groove that runs around the top side, maybe 3/4'-1" in from the edge to cat...
RPE1 Woodworking 15 1,331 12-15-2021, 07:55 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade Sharpening
Post: RE: Tablesaw Blade Sharpening

BassMD Wrote: (10-14-2021, 09:42 AM) -- Does anybody here sharpen their own carbide-tipped blades? If so, would you please describe the technique, and advise what type of stone(s) used? -- Do you l...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 7 1,175 10-14-2021, 01:17 PM
  0 Thread: In Search Of
Post: RE: In Search Of

edgy Wrote: (09-30-2021, 10:06 PM) -- Hi folks,     I'm needing to build some drawer boxes and thinking Baltic birch is a good way to go. The real stuff; not the Chinese made junk from most of the b...
RPE1 Woodworking 3 636 10-01-2021, 07:47 AM
  0 Thread: Tool order from Amazon - how to report undelivered package?
Post: RE: Tool order from Amazon - how to report undeliv...

omark Wrote: (09-30-2021, 08:24 PM) -- Hi, Recently I have ordered a drill from Amazon. The website claims it was delivered - it even shows picture of package on a porch. The problem the porch i...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,048 10-01-2021, 07:45 AM
  0 Thread: sizing cabinet for double wall oven
Post: RE: sizing cabinet for double wall oven

mound Wrote: (08-26-2021, 09:02 AM) -- I just removed a 24" oven and installed a 27".  I don't think there is any overlap of the oven cabinet on the bottom.  I think there is a metal piece of angle t...
RPE1 Woodworking 9 1,096 08-29-2021, 09:15 AM
  0 Thread: DeWalt 733
Post: RE: DeWalt 733

digger Wrote: (08-20-2021, 09:53 AM) -- I lost a screw changing the blades on my DeWalt 733 planer. Does anyone know the size of this screw ? As in screw #. I e-mailed Dewalt but the answer was not...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,076 08-21-2021, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: Assembling a drawer
Post: RE: Assembling a drawer

Gcook12 Wrote: (08-19-2021, 08:36 PM) -- I am restoring an old buffet. The bottom of a large drawer is made of quarter inch planks edge glued. I have glued the drawer back together but I am reluctant...
RPE1 Woodworking 11 1,416 08-21-2021, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice
Post: RE: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice

tedrussell Wrote: (08-15-2021, 11:01 AM) -- You know, if I was wanting a bench I'd build it myself and I'd build the bench that Stumpy Nubs built.  He made it out of 2x6.  He has had it for 10 years ...
RPE1 Woodworking 38 4,696 08-18-2021, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Source for Custom sandpaper belt for CarveWright
Post: RE: Source for Custom sandpaper belt for CarveWrig...

Juss1 Wrote: (08-07-2021, 10:30 PM) -- I went to go use my carvewright cnc for the first time in several years and during the first test project the traction sandpaper belt ripped.  I tried searching...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 4 613 08-08-2021, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: Gluing onto Polyurethane Finished Wood?
Post: RE: Gluing onto Polyurethane Finished Wood?

tbr Wrote: (06-09-2021, 02:27 PM) -- I would like to glue small wooden letters to wood that has a polyurethane finish. What would be the best glue for this?  Would Titebond work or is there something...
RPE1 Woodworking 12 1,437 06-11-2021, 07:40 AM
  0 Thread: Engineer Square needed
Post: RE: Engineer Square needed

JGrout Wrote: (04-24-2017, 02:38 PM) -- The way your questions are posed it appears you have a non perpendicular blade which the squares shown would assist in for that.  you also state you think t...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 30 13,148 04-25-2021, 06:36 AM
  0 Thread: Grizzily Track Saw problems (for motor guys)
Post: Grizzily Track Saw problems (for motor guys)

I have a Grizzily track saw that I purchased new several years ago.  I hardly never use it.  Only when straightening lumber or breaking down an occasional sheet goods I can no longer pick up. I bet I...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,196 04-11-2021, 07:06 AM
  0 Thread: Replace lower bearing on router (Ryobi RE600)
Post: RE: Replace lower bearing on router (Ryobi RE600)

MKepke Wrote: (08-17-2020, 04:54 PM) -- My venerable Ryobi RE600 router is more than 25 years old and its time to replace the bearings. I've separated the base casting from the plastic upper housi...
RPE1 Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,324 08-18-2020, 09:11 AM
  0 Thread: new tool purchases
Post: RE: new tool purchases

Rmanier72 Wrote: (05-24-2020, 09:42 PM) -- looking to buy a decent set of bench chisels, any thoughts on brand or sizes to start off with. -- Stumpy Nubs just did a review on chisels.  Take a look ...
RPE1 Woodworking 13 4,905 05-30-2020, 06:41 AM

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