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  0 Thread: Remove staples from wood
Post: RE: Remove staples from wood

I've had reasonably good success clamping staple legs with a Vise-grip, then tapping on the Vise-grip with a hammer, next to where the staple is clamped. If you clamp near where the staple leg exits t...
jdonhowe Woodworking 5 243 05-25-2022, 09:01 PM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

I love my Milwaukee fixed-base router- the hand grip is the best design for precise control that I've ever seen. And yes, while you *can* use it as a table lift, you always need to reach under your ta...
jdonhowe Woodworking Power Tools 16 838 05-16-2022, 06:58 PM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

I can't speak for the Incra, though I am sure it's a really nice lift. But for half the price you can get a Jessem Rout-r-lift II. It has a phenolic base plate instead of ground aluminum, and plastic ...
jdonhowe Woodworking Power Tools 16 838 05-05-2022, 12:11 AM
  0 Thread: Bent Bandsaw Guides
Post: RE: Bent Bandsaw Guides

DieselDennis Wrote: (05-02-2022, 11:41 AM) -- May have gotten lucky.  Hope to get the rest of the pieces put back on this thing this week. -- Yeah, I think you got lucky. FWIW, (and not much, since I...
jdonhowe Woodworking Power Tools 7 338 05-02-2022, 03:29 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

It's hard to add much to the excellent advice you've already received above, but let me add my 2 cents. First, I wouldn't get too hung up on a particular brand or country of origin. Sure, made in USA ...
jdonhowe Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,559 04-20-2022, 07:07 PM
  0 Thread: is 3/8" too thin for kitchen drawer side? borderline?
Post: RE: is 3/8" too thin for kitchen drawer side? bord...

A bit late to the party, and *not* a professional cabinet maker, but the only potential issues I see are: 1) With only 3/8" thick sides, the grooves to hold the drawer bottom can't be very deep. So, ...
jdonhowe Woodworking 17 1,031 03-27-2022, 12:41 PM
  0 Thread: Leigh Dovetail Router Bits
Post: RE: Leigh Dovetail Router Bits

Reminds me of the old joke about the realtor trying to sell a Southern belle on buying a home: "This is a house without a flaw!" "Then what do y'all stand on?"
jdonhowe Woodworking 5 480 02-21-2022, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: help squaring up "crosscut table"
Post: RE: help squaring up "crosscut table"

You're creating a parallelogram (opposite sides equal, diagonals not so), and *almost* square. Tweaking should square it up. What I find incredibly useful in squaring things up is a large (12") clear ...
jdonhowe Woodworking 9 704 02-08-2022, 06:06 PM

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