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  0 Thread: Stack Dado Sharpening
Post: Stack Dado Sharpening

Hi Guys, Any recommendations to send a Freud dado blade set out for sharpening. I asked around where I live and no-one had any good places.  Thanks Mike
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 10 369 05-04-2021, 09:03 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel Set
Post: RE: Mortise Chisel Set

(05-02-2021, 09:53 PM)Bill_de Wrote: Amazon has Fisch and Powermatic brands. Fisch Hollow Mortise Chisel Set (1/4") - Kit Includes Premium Mortiser and Bit, Fits All Mortising Machines and Drill Pr...
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 587 05-02-2021, 10:17 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel Set
Post: RE: Mortise Chisel Set

(05-02-2021, 03:42 PM)fredhargis Wrote: I nominate Fisch. I had a Clico, which is a very good one, but I think they may have went out of business. Thanks, not easy to find a set of 4. There website...
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 587 05-02-2021, 06:54 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise Chisel Set
Post: Mortise Chisel Set

Hi guys, After 25 + years of service the chisel set I bought from Woodworkers Warehouse needs to be replaced. I have a Powermatic machine. Looking for a quality set as I have many projects I'm workin...
Mike 55 Woodworking 10 587 05-02-2021, 08:30 AM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

(05-01-2021, 08:02 PM)Gary G™ Wrote: There are several options: https://www.peachstatelumber.com/lumber and Atlanta Hardwood in Mableton, GA I’ve heard of these guys in Jax but never used: https://...
Mike 55 Woodworking 7 480 05-02-2021, 08:00 AM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: RE: Curly Maple Source?

(05-01-2021, 11:08 AM)Gary G™ Wrote: You might have to travel up to Mableton to Atlanta Hardwoods or down to Jacksonville, FL Can you provide me the names on the stores? Thanks Mike
Mike 55 Woodworking 7 480 05-01-2021, 07:14 PM
  0 Thread: Curly Maple Source?
Post: Curly Maple Source?

Hi all, Anyone know of a good place that has a good selection of curly maple 4/4 near the Savannah area. The only place I know is Case Woodworking supply. I'm willing to travel a few hours if needed....
Mike 55 Woodworking 7 480 04-29-2021, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: Finishing Teak
Post: Finishing Teak

Hi all, I picked up some African Teak called Iroko for end table tops for my living room. For my glue ups I cleaned the edges with acetone since the wood felt oily. I would like to just put a clear f...
Mike 55 Finishing 0 123 04-12-2021, 06:19 PM
  0 Thread: Grizzily Track Saw problems (for motor guys)
Post: RE: Grizzily Track Saw problems (for motor guys)

(04-11-2021, 07:06 AM)RPE1 Wrote: The communator (the thing the brushes rub against) is not bright copper.  Should it be? When I turn it on there is a lot of sparks coming from the brushes.   is the...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 4 811 04-12-2021, 04:22 PM
  0 Thread: WTB: Teak for patio chairs, near 01776
Post: RE: WTB: Teak for patio chairs, near 01776

(04-03-2021, 11:59 AM)Dumb_Polack Wrote: Got a source for any teak?  (I copied our friends' teak chair and made 8 out of cedar.   Now they want a few made out of teak for themselves). Need a little...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 4 461 04-06-2021, 09:14 AM
  0 Thread: replacement Ridgid vac hose
Post: RE: replacement Ridgid vac hose

(03-21-2021, 07:21 AM)WxMan Wrote: I put a 20' Cen-Tec branded hose on my Ridgid shop vac. Link Now the shop vac stays in the corner because I can reach all over the shop.  I wonder why I didn't ...
Mike 55 Woodworking 8 596 03-21-2021, 03:16 PM
  0 Thread: Rolling base for contractor’s saw
Post: RE: Rolling base for contractor’s saw

(03-14-2021, 05:33 PM)Gary G™ Wrote: Looking for ideas for a contractor saw If you made a rolling base which puts the saw on the ground when the casters are disengaged, please post pics. Gary, I b...
Mike 55 Woodworking 5 634 03-16-2021, 12:33 PM
  0 Thread: Free Plans
Post: RE: Free Plans

(03-13-2021, 03:46 PM)iclark Wrote: PM sent Both plans have been spoken for.
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 2 444 03-13-2021, 04:03 PM
  0 Thread: I need a better mobile base!
Post: RE: I need a better mobile base!

(03-13-2021, 01:03 PM)®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: This mobile base came with my bandsaw when I bought it. It's been a decade. I hate it. The wheels jam too easily.  The swiveling wheel is a pain to u...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,379 03-13-2021, 04:02 PM
  0 Thread: Free Plans
Post: Free Plans

Hi, I'm cleaning out my garage shop and came across plans for a Veritas bench and a square picnic table. I have no longer use for them and hate wasting anything.  I will mail them free to anyone tha...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 2 444 03-13-2021, 03:31 PM
  0 Thread: Palmer Hygrometer
Post: Palmer Hygrometer

I no longer have plans on drying wood. I have a Hygrometer (Complete), 60/220°F&C Model Number 6306X. $40 including shipping in the lower 48. I should be able to fit this into a USPS box. ...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 0 261 02-13-2021, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Another Lumber Rack
Post: RE: Another Lumber Rack

(01-30-2021, 01:45 PM)Willyou Wrote: In response to a question from cwarner regarding his lumber rack, i posted a photo of the one I built a while back using 1 1/2" rigid electrical conduit: If a...
Mike 55 Woodworking 9 955 01-31-2021, 09:47 AM
  0 Thread: Fingers Crossed
Post: RE: Fingers Crossed

(01-26-2021, 02:17 PM)lincmercguy Wrote: "So if they say you have one on the way, rest assured it will arrive." I've purchased from Hartville Tool before, just hadn't heard of Hartville Hardware. ...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,634 01-27-2021, 02:06 PM
  0 Thread: To those with short cyclones
Post: RE: To those with short cyclones

(01-24-2021, 11:03 AM)cpolubin Wrote: I'm not asking for someone to give a comparison between the two. I'm looking for people's experiences and the disadvantages or lack of same to determine whether...
Mike 55 Woodworking Power Tools 9 885 01-24-2021, 03:26 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Shaper & Tenon Jig
Post: RE: Delta Shaper & Tenon Jig

(01-22-2021, 10:14 AM)Zack Butler Wrote: Thanks for the offer.  I think it only works for me if one of us is going to be in the neighborhood of the other.  If I drive 4 hours round trip, I'll burn e...
Mike 55 Tool Swap N' Sell 9 1,281 01-22-2021, 03:48 PM

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