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  0 Thread: wine glass holder
Post: RE: wine glass holder

[attachment=27430][attachment=27430] Easy to do on a table saw I do them all the time for my wine racks. Clean up the inside corner with a shoulder plane
Dara Woodworking 8 2,332 06-04-2020, 01:34 PM
  0 Thread: Tips for resawing by hand?
Post: RE: Tips for resawing by hand?

FWW had a good article a few issues back about how to resaw with a handsaw. Basically draw a line down each side of the board and across the end, put it in a vise ,cut down at 45 degrees following the...
Dara Woodworking Hand Tools 9 2,798 03-02-2020, 03:56 PM
  0 Thread: Floating Construction
Post: RE: Floating Construction

Maybe it means when you chuck the junk into the lake it floats instead of going straight to the bottom
Dara Woodworking 14 4,234 02-12-2020, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: Looking for plans for a Morris chair
Post: RE: Looking for plans for a Morris chair

I did the one in Fine woodworking a few years back. It has bowed arms and the leg tenons through the arm. Really nice chair. I just may build another
Dara Woodworking Hand Tools 9 3,347 06-06-2019, 03:26 PM
  0 Thread: jewelry boxes
Post: RE: jewelry boxes

(10-01-2018, 05:07 PM)Willyou Wrote: I just use thin cardboard from cake mix, cereal, or similar boxes. It works OK and is a bit cheaper :) . That would work just as well. I get mine free from work...
Dara Woodworking 16 6,065 10-04-2018, 10:06 AM
  0 Thread: jewelry boxes
Post: RE: jewelry boxes

I do it the same as willyou up above Cut sheets of bristol board? and spray glue the fabric on and wrap around the edges. Gives a very clean finish.
Dara Woodworking 16 6,065 10-01-2018, 09:51 AM
  0 Thread: Help with a Motor
Post: RE: Help with a Motor

(04-06-2018, 08:15 AM)DFJarvie Wrote: I’d get a 1 hp harbor freight motor. The extra HP will help. I wouldn’t invest too much because if you start enjoying yourself you’ll want to upgrade to a bett...
Dara Woodturning 10 3,882 04-06-2018, 09:25 AM
  0 Thread: Help with a Motor
Post: RE: Help with a Motor

Thanks all. That helps a bunch. I wonder if the 1/2 hp harbor freight would do. Price seems ok. The Leeson would be nice but pretty pricey. I'm in Canada so I will hunt around here a bit but prices se...
Dara Woodturning 10 3,882 04-06-2018, 07:49 AM
  0 Thread: Help with a Motor
Post: Help with a Motor

I don't know a lot about motors and I need a new one for my lathe i picked up an old Atlas 12" x 36" last year. Like the old Beavers that were in high school shops, which is where this came from. Th...
Dara Woodturning 10 3,882 04-05-2018, 09:27 AM
  0 Thread: Mild Bessey rant
Post: RE: Mild Bessey rant

Thats not half as bad as Rigid not making spare parts for a sander they are still manufacturing and selling
Dara Woodworking 16 7,346 01-10-2018, 12:02 PM
  0 Thread: Finish on an MDF workbench
Post: RE: Finish on an MDF workbench

Just don't use a water based finish on it. The water will soak in and cause it to swell
Dara Woodworking 13 6,556 10-26-2017, 07:36 AM
  0 Thread: Ridgid OSS Fan Assembly
Post: RE: Ridgid OSS Fan Assembly

(07-12-2017, 08:12 AM)Pirate3 Wrote: I've had 3 of those sanders. First a used from a friend, that finally went up in smoke. The next I bought new. Then a used one at a yard sale for $30. The ne...
Dara Woodworking Power Tools 8 4,163 09-12-2017, 01:31 PM
  0 Thread: Downdraft Sanding Table
Post: RE: Downdraft Sanding Table

I built one a few years ago. I would suggest buying the inserts from busy bee or harbour freight. Formed steel with holes and rubber grommets...they seem expensive but worth it in the long run. I made...
Dara Woodworking Power Tools 9 5,515 08-03-2017, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Saw dust used to absorb liquids
Post: RE: Saw dust used to absorb liquids

I knocked a beer out of my shop fridge the other day and it smashed on the floor. Toss on a couple shovels of sawdust from planer dust collector and let is sit for a while and sweep up...easy peazy
Dara Woodworking 19 11,144 06-23-2017, 10:03 AM
  0 Thread: Learning about boxjoints
Post: RE: Learning about boxjoints

A thirty second is a job for a block plane even up to an eighth Light hand sand to touch up after if really needed
Dara Woodworking 17 7,403 06-09-2017, 10:52 PM
  0 Thread: Is this what I think it is?
Post: RE: Is this what I think it is?

I have no idea what it is but there is something wrong with the date in the picture
Dara Woodworking Power Tools 22 11,775 05-31-2017, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: how to get rid of fine dust in the shop
Post: RE: how to get rid of fine dust in the shop

I had one of the Delta air filters, just like the ones listed above. The motor bearings went on it and it was as much as a new unit to replace the motor so I tossed it. It was also noisy as heck. I bu...
Dara Woodworking 19 9,374 05-19-2017, 09:30 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting walnut burl
Post: RE: Cutting walnut burl

I think cutting on a table saw without a fence would be a disaster. But that's just me
Dara Woodworking 6 3,486 05-15-2017, 09:37 PM
  0 Thread: Options for miter saw stand
Post: RE: Options for miter saw stand

Nice concrete wall. I would consider getting a few heavy L brackets made at a welding shop and hilti bolting to the wall and then a plywood top. Cheap and quick and you can build rolling cabinets for ...
Dara Woodworking 6 3,254 05-15-2017, 09:26 PM
  0 Thread: Am I to Stupid for WW?
Post: RE: Am I to Stupid for WW?

Adjust so the gullet of the teeth run at the crown. I have a 14" delta x with riser and never have a problem unless the gullet is too far forward
Dara Woodworking 23 10,735 05-15-2017, 09:19 PM

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