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  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
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(06-19-2021, 01:21 AM)lincmercguy Wrote: "Ive had to turn down some new customers because I didnt want to over extend myself and get pinched on lumber availability." Are they still looking for smal...
packerguy® Woodworking 45 14,994 06-19-2021, 08:23 AM
  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
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(04-24-2021, 08:22 AM)Phil Thien Wrote: "Fun thread to dig up. "3 years later, still profitable, and growing and moved into a commercial space now." Any Covid sales uptick? Not from Covid deaths ...
packerguy® Woodworking 45 14,994 06-18-2021, 10:22 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sanders?
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(05-11-2021, 08:49 AM)Cabinet Monkey Wrote: No, it wasn't directed to you in particular.  Perhaps you aren't really reading these posts ?   There was a post before your most recent one in which the ...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,151 05-11-2021, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sanders?
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(05-05-2021, 09:00 PM)Cabinet Monkey Wrote: I also have a hard time wrapping my head around all the skinflints that can't bear to part with a tenner to try out the stuff for themselves and make up t...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,151 05-09-2021, 04:05 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone here have a profitable woodworking business?
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(04-06-2018, 08:41 AM)packerguy® Wrote: Its funny, when I started making urns over 10 years ago, most people would laugh when I said what I was doing, especially when we had four kids in toe.  But ...
packerguy® Woodworking 45 14,994 04-23-2021, 07:29 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone using 3M Cubetron discs with Festool sanders?
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Your thoughts?  Does the hole pattern effect the dust collection? Im interested and might just buy a few boxes and give them a whirl since I go through a bunch a papers. Be nice to get something tha...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 19 2,151 03-14-2021, 08:55 PM
  0 Thread: Oneida 1.5HP Mini-Gorilla Portable Cyclone - Twin Cities, MN
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(01-23-2021, 01:16 AM)Tapper Wrote: Good luck with the sale! Just curious, did you replace it with another brand? Thanks, Doug Upgraded to a 3hp Dust Gorilla Pro
packerguy® Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,275 01-23-2021, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: Oneida 1.5HP Mini-Gorilla Portable Cyclone - Twin Cities, MN
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(01-21-2021, 11:52 AM)Dave S® Wrote: Been looking to buy a new one.....cheapest in today's prices is $1,500 before tax at Amazon, free shipping....Today's prices $1600 at Oneida direct Neve...
packerguy® Tool Swap N' Sell 7 2,275 01-21-2021, 09:22 PM
  0 Thread: Freud Glue Line Blades
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(01-01-2021, 02:52 AM)lincmercguy Wrote: How do you guys like the Freud 30T glue line blades? I'm looking for a dedicated hardwood rip blade for my Jet JPS-10 wired for 220V. It has to be full kerf ...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 12 1,419 01-04-2021, 04:41 PM
  0 Thread: Wood identification request
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(12-29-2020, 05:14 PM)stav Wrote: I found this piece of mystery wood in a neighbors trash. They just bought the house from the previous owner who died about a year ago. The board is about 2" thick b...
packerguy® Woodworking 8 738 01-01-2021, 01:21 PM
  0 Thread: I need to cut a hole in wood. Simple right?
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Make a template by drilling holes in a hunk of mdf. Double stick the material to a backer waste board, mdf template on top and use a router with a pattern bit. Easy peasy.
packerguy® Woodworking 21 2,381 12-22-2020, 10:03 PM
  0 Thread: Hardwood prices?
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(09-24-2020, 05:02 AM)KC Wrote: Like others, I've delayed buying some construction material because the prices are stupid right now.  Are hardwood prices way up as well? On the retail market, I hav...
packerguy® Woodworking 12 2,238 09-25-2020, 09:35 PM
  0 Thread: Dust Collector
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(08-22-2020, 09:02 AM)Mike 55 Wrote: Hi, I have a garage shop now. Before I moved to our retirement home I had a Oneida Dust Gorilla that was piped throughout my shop. That system really sucked. LO...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,235 08-23-2020, 02:16 PM
  0 Thread: Air hose reel recommendation?
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(08-15-2020, 01:14 PM)ed kerns Wrote: I'm in the market for an air hose reel for my wood shop. Presently the only tools I run on air are small nailers, or an air gun. I have a couple of compressors,...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 14 2,258 08-15-2020, 07:50 PM
  0 Thread: $2K+ Bandsaw Comparison
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I have two bandsaws. A 14" Craftsman (Rikon clone) and a 17" shopfox. For a 14" saw, that is a general use saw...I prefer welded tube frame machines vs the old delta style. I just like a more ridgid...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 15 5,521 08-04-2020, 09:27 PM
  0 Thread: 6" ducting material and source
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(06-29-2020, 10:17 PM)WaterlooMarc Wrote: I just bought the 6” snap lock and fittings from Oneida themselves. I’m sure there were cheaper and/or local options but I ordered it all from my phone on t...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 20 4,991 07-25-2020, 02:33 PM
  0 Thread: Where's the wood?
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(07-12-2020, 12:31 AM)JosephP Wrote: On the other hand...hardwood markets  :no:  Sawmills shutting down because of lack of demand. Thats a true story. I just secured 1600' of FAS Cherry and 900' o...
packerguy® Home Improvement 21 3,786 07-19-2020, 09:06 PM
  0 Thread: Cyclones
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(06-26-2020, 09:05 PM)EdL Wrote: Oneida.....I have the 3hp Dust Gorrilla, money wisely spent. Ed +1 Id be hard pressed to consider anything else for a dust collector.  :yes:
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 33 7,397 06-26-2020, 09:14 PM
  0 Thread: Sound Levels in the Shop
Post: RE: Sound Levels in the Shop

I have a few pair of those. Well worth the $15 or so they cost. On a side note I bought a sound meter about a year ago to see what the dB was in my 500 sqft shop (to get an idea what it sounded l...
packerguy® Woodworking Power Tools 17 3,892 06-16-2020, 08:21 PM
  0 Thread: US Burial Flag Case with Navy Theme
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This is what I made for my grandfathers flag. Put a shell inside between the flag and the glass. I put a back panel on the lower compartment and we put his papers and a few other important things in t...
packerguy® Woodworking 7 2,468 06-10-2020, 09:29 PM

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