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  0 Thread: How Strong Is This Box?
Post: How Strong Is This Box?

I saw boxes like this at an Apple Store. People were sitting on them while waiting to talk to an employee. The box looks as though it would be pretty easy to make, but I am wondering how strong it ...
hankgillette Woodworking 7 786 12-13-2021, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: Baltic Birch Plywood
Post: RE: Baltic Birch Plywood

Do you know of any places to buy full sheets on-line that are reputable? All the places I Goggled only sell them in cut down portions due to shipping. Steve Wall Lumber Company in North Carolina se...
hankgillette Woodworking 18 6,580 11-21-2019, 02:42 AM
  0 Thread: Brass Pens
Post: RE: Brass Pens

crokett™ Wrote: (08-04-2019, 02:45 PM) -- Two brass pens for an order.  The brass seems to be easier to work, but requires more technique when turning.  After some experimenting, the best tool was a ...
hankgillette Woodturning 11 5,567 09-16-2019, 10:48 AM
  0 Thread: Need help from those who can edit and
Post: RE: Need help from those who can edit and

Arlin Eastman Wrote: (06-27-2019, 06:47 PM) -- word things to get donations.  Per Vince he told me I should start a new GoFundMe for the article he is going to write about me and the vets and hopeful...
hankgillette Woodturning 8 3,848 09-06-2019, 09:22 PM
  0 Thread: Dust Collector Upgrade, Delta 50-760, SDD
Post: RE: Dust Collector Upgrade, Delta 50-760, SDD

Thanks. For some reason, I thought 1" conduit would be exactly 1".
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 39 22,316 09-04-2019, 06:58 PM
  0 Thread: Dust Collector Upgrade, Delta 50-760, SDD
Post: RE: Dust Collector Upgrade, Delta 50-760, SDD

Sullivan Wrote: (05-06-2019, 08:08 PM) -- https://i.imgur.com/G3EQ5Kt.jpg As others have done I raised the unit using 1" conduit (painted gray to sort of match).  By moving the filter to below the...
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 39 22,316 09-03-2019, 06:27 PM
  0 Thread: Bench Dog Tools
Post: RE: Bench Dog Tools

Cian Wrote: (08-30-2019, 07:46 AM) -- Bench Dog filed for bankruptcy in 2007 and Rockler became the new sugar daddy.   -- Huh. No wonder I couldn’t find anything about it online. I see that I bo...
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 2 2,358 08-30-2019, 12:14 PM
  0 Thread: Bench Dog Tools
Post: Bench Dog Tools

Jeez, you go away for a year or two and everything changes. What happened to Bench Dog Tools? Rockler sells stuff under the name, but did they buy the company or just the name? I have one of the ol...
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 2 2,358 08-30-2019, 01:03 AM
  0 Thread: Harbor Freight flash light cannon
Post: RE: Harbor Freight flash light cannon

hankgillette Wrote: (01-20-2018, 12:03 PM) -- It’s another year and I still haven’t made this. Hope springs eternal, though. -- Also, the pictures have disappeared! Luckily, I saved them.
hankgillette Woodturning 24 14,428 08-30-2019, 01:01 AM
  0 Thread: Safety Switch for Table Saw
Post: RE: Safety Switch for Table Saw

Stwood_ Wrote: (08-25-2019, 08:42 PM) -- Grizzly.com has one that fits a standard receptacle box. They have less selections also........... -- The same model is on Amazon and multiple reviews say ...
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 11 5,088 08-25-2019, 11:39 PM
  0 Thread: Safety Switch for Table Saw
Post: RE: Safety Switch for Table Saw

meackerman Wrote: (08-25-2019, 09:17 PM) -- I made my own with a piece of 1/4" plywood that pivots at the top of the switch box with a hole for the on button.  its nice and big so I can hit it with m...
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 11 5,088 08-25-2019, 11:37 PM
  0 Thread: Safety Switch for Table Saw
Post: Safety Switch for Table Saw

I’ve been wanting to put one of these switches on my General contractor’s saw for a long time, because I am always fumbling around trying to find the off switch. Apparently, there is a demand for them...
hankgillette Woodworking Power Tools 11 5,088 08-25-2019, 07:48 PM
  0 Thread: Cooling My Garage
Post: Cooling My Garage

I am sure that there have been other threads on this general topic in the past, but nothing comes up in my searches. I have been looking for quite a while for a way to cool my garage/workshop. Alth...
hankgillette Home Improvement 15 4,397 08-22-2019, 01:19 PM
  0 Thread: Another wood ID request
Post: RE: Another wood ID request

farmerj111 Wrote: (08-21-2019, 07:55 PM) -- Hmm, if it is really hickory I could use that in my smoker.  I think i need to burn a little of it.  I'm going to pull out another board and clean it up an...
hankgillette Woodworking 28 7,705 08-21-2019, 11:47 PM
  Wink Thread: Plow Planes
Post: RE: Plow Planes

Thanks to everyone for your recommendations, and especially to Derek for posting pictures that make me feel totally inadequate as a woodworker.* I’ve decided to go with the Lee Valley combination p...
hankgillette Woodworking Hand Tools 26 9,797 07-12-2019, 10:13 PM
  0 Thread: Plow Planes
Post: RE: Plow Planes

Derek Cohen Wrote: (07-11-2019, 01:15 AM) -- Hank, Roy would use a Stanley #45. He is into vintage tools. Of course, he could have used this, a bridle plough (http://www.inthewoodshop.com/ShopMade...
hankgillette Woodworking Hand Tools 26 9,797 07-11-2019, 01:28 PM
  0 Thread: Plow Planes
Post: RE: Plow Planes

Bill_Houghton Wrote: (07-10-2019, 03:09 PM) -- I own a Lee Valley plow and am glad I do; but I also own a Stanley 45, and have never been able to understand why people think they're so hard to set up...
hankgillette Woodworking Hand Tools 26 9,797 07-10-2019, 11:34 PM
  0 Thread: Plow Planes
Post: RE: Plow Planes

Derek Cohen Wrote: (07-10-2019, 01:15 AM) -- I have both the Veritas Small Plow and the Combination Plane. Keep in mind that I was part of the team testing these pre-production, so that is my bias. N...
hankgillette Woodworking Hand Tools 26 9,797 07-10-2019, 11:31 PM
  0 Thread: Plow Planes
Post: Plow Planes

Hello, everyone, I currently cut groove for my boxes with a table saw or a router. I recently saw an episode of The Woodwright’s Shop where Roy used a plow plane to cut grooves for a box and made i...
hankgillette Woodworking Hand Tools 26 9,797 07-09-2019, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: Inspired By Arlin Eastman
Post: RE: Inspired By Arlin Eastman

[quote pid='7580604' dateline='1516651484'] I was just wondering how thick it was and I still think you did a fine job.  Also do what I did is google Greek and Roman and Indian vases and use some o...
hankgillette Woodturning 4 3,088 01-27-2018, 12:08 PM

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