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  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

Amana is a tourist town. Main Amana is also part of the Colonies, they are often referred to as the Amana Colonies. There is not enough accommodations in the total colonies for everyone that wishes to...
tablesawtom Woodworking Hand Tools 31 2,407 04-29-2022, 04:23 PM
  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

I am sorry to hear about people that are loosing money because of having to cancel commendations. There are more than enough rooms within a 20 -30 minute drive that I wouldn't make commendations more ...
tablesawtom Woodworking Hand Tools 31 2,407 04-28-2022, 01:48 PM
  0 Thread: Amana
Post: RE: Amana

I am not going to hold my breath anymore. Tom
tablesawtom Woodworking Hand Tools 31 2,407 04-27-2022, 06:36 PM
  0 Thread: Gluing up
Post: RE: Gluing up

I know the bottle of Titebond glue says to leave in the clamps for a minimum of 30 minutes, and do not stress the joint for 24 hours.  I usually leave the clue up in the clamps long enough for the glu...
tablesawtom Woodworking 12 740 04-24-2022, 10:01 AM
  0 Thread: Gluing up
Post: RE: Gluing up

I usually let things set for 24 hours give or take a little time. If I error it is usually to the long side of time. If you edge glue with biscuits I would let it dry for a coupe of weeks other wise t...
tablesawtom Woodworking 12 740 04-22-2022, 07:07 PM
  0 Thread: Lie Nielsen #5
Post: RE: Lie Nielsen #5

Have you sold it yet? Tom
tablesawtom Tool Swap N' Sell 3 484 04-21-2022, 05:29 PM
  0 Thread: Mikiway MBS-300
Post: RE: Mikiway MBS-300

Between Delta and Rigid, I would go Delta. I like the fence better and other sources say the saw is a good saw.  Tom
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 6 374 04-20-2022, 02:31 PM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

You can use any hardwood you want to.  I had some walnut, and not being a fan of walnut I used it to make the wooden parts. Here is another good use for walnut. Tom
tablesawtom Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-17-2022, 07:03 AM
  0 Thread: Moxon Vise
Post: RE: Moxon Vise

I made and sold Derek the moxon hardware. Basically Wood Craft is selling the hardware for the same price I sold it for. $115 shipped. So I stopped making them. If there is enough interest I can make ...
tablesawtom Woodworking Hand Tools 43 1,673 04-17-2022, 06:52 AM
  0 Thread: Full Extension Drawer slides 12 inch--SOLD--
Post: RE: Full Extension Drawer slides 12 inch

I sent a PM. Tom
tablesawtom Tool Swap N' Sell 2 263 04-05-2022, 05:21 PM
  0 Thread: Router Bits
Post: RE: Router Bits

I have a 3/8 collet that fits a Porter Cable 890 router. I think it fits the 7518 or big dog also. Tom
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,182 03-24-2022, 02:57 PM
  0 Thread: Machined miter bar?
Post: RE: Machined miter bar?

JDuke Wrote: (03-15-2022, 02:52 PM) -- Table saw Tom I got to metal supply house before you posted. So I have some undersized CRS. Which is as predicted 0.745 as best I can measure while my mit...
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 12 627 03-15-2022, 05:25 PM
  0 Thread: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller
Post: RE: Drill bits for steel, 3/8" and smaller

There is, if I remember right ( 76 years old now)  27 different grades of  high speed steel that carry a T number. Then there is M2 and M4. Usually M2 is a great trade off. There are cheap drill bits ...
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,148 03-15-2022, 03:11 PM
  0 Thread: One Inch Belt Sander
Post: RE: One Inch Belt Sander

I have a 42 inch craftsman and I use it quite often. I have found that I prefer 80 to 120 get belts. The finer belts then tend to burn for me quicker than not.. Also 42 used to be the size to have, bu...
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 10 827 03-15-2022, 01:56 PM
  0 Thread: Machined miter bar?
Post: RE: Machined miter bar?

I would nix buying a CRS bar. Most cold rolled steel comes .002- .005 undersized. The condition of the bar is determined by the condition of the rollers at the factory. Much like tires on a car. Run t...
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 12 627 03-15-2022, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade
Post: RE: Tablesaw Blade

I think you will like the Freud rib blade you ordered. I think it was a good price also.  Tom
tablesawtom Woodworking 17 1,242 03-14-2022, 02:37 PM
  0 Thread: Stanley 8 C jointer plane for sale.
Post: Stanley 8 C jointer plane for sale.

I have a $ 8C plane for sale. Asking $145 plus shipping. I am guessing that the shipping will be about $25 after insurance is added. I will pay anything over $25 for shipping.
tablesawtom Tool Swap N' Sell 1 364 03-13-2022, 01:36 PM
  0 Thread: #4 Bench Hand Plane, V3
Post: #4 Bench Hand Plane, V3

I have a #4 Wood River bench plane sill in the original factory sealed plastic bag for sale Asking $160 shipped. New it is $199 plus tax if you can get it. Their web page says it is back ordered.
tablesawtom Tool Swap N' Sell 0 283 03-13-2022, 12:26 PM
  0 Thread: why I am not a fan of a leg vise
Post: RE: why I am not a fan of a leg vise

Judging from a lot of the replies, I need to reply. What I wrote about (it was kind of rickety and at 7 or 8 I couldn't get it to work very well. The whole bench left something to be desired. I guess ...
tablesawtom Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,035 03-04-2022, 06:41 PM
  0 Thread: Blade cleaning
Post: RE: Blade cleaning

I use  the industrial strength ammonia at Ace Hardware.  I  used to by Little BO Peep ammonia from the grocery store. Your wife might have some under the Kitchen sink. The stuff at harbor fright it is...
tablesawtom Woodworking Power Tools 14 937 03-01-2022, 05:28 PM

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