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  0 Thread: Bubinga drawer/platform bed
Post: RE: Bubinga drawer/platform bed

FS7 Wrote: (05-05-2022, 09:07 PM) -- As my "thinking out loud" posts have indicated, I was working on converting the crib I built about five and a half years ago to a bed. My oldest is a very gracefu...
Bill_de Woodworking 8 430 05-07-2022, 08:10 PM
  0 Thread: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp
Post: RE: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp

I swapped my Craftsman 22124 for a 1.75 hp cabinet style SawStop when they were first released. I am a hobbyist.  I have no regrets with the choice. I use a lot of oak, and built a bedroom set out of...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 42 3,471 03-21-2022, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: Built-in Bookshelf Progress
Post: RE: Built-in Bookshelf Progress

FS7 Wrote: (08-18-2021, 06:13 PM) -- Looks good. Though it was incredibly expensive, I find the Domino also incredibly useful. Overall very much worth it. But how did you do dry fitting? Storing the ...
Bill_de Woodworking 23 2,298 08-18-2021, 08:39 PM
  0 Thread: Chop Saw inquiry
Post: RE: Chop Saw inquiry

I used a Lion Miter Trimmer for many years. A few months after getting a Festool Kapex, the trimmer went to the Habitat for Humanity store. No regrets! ---
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,978 08-05-2021, 12:49 PM
  0 Thread: Freud box joint cutter set
Post: RE: Freud box joint cutter set

Make sure there is no small amount of debris stuck to one of the plate surfaces. ---
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 6 1,179 07-04-2021, 05:47 AM
  0 Thread: Writing Desk & Chest
Post: RE: Writing Desk & Chest

Tankwood Wrote: (06-29-2021, 02:08 AM) -- I updated a couple pictures as I am near complete with my desk. Besides wood working I am a avid fly-fisherman. I will be tying at the desk getting ready f...
Bill_de Woodworking 12 4,896 06-30-2021, 06:12 AM
  0 Thread: Crowning band saw tire or not
Post: RE: Crowning band saw tire or not

davecarothers@comcast.net Wrote: (06-22-2021, 04:54 PM) -- Hello, folks, Looking for opinions on whether to crown a urethane band saw tire. Just newly installed on an old Walker Turner 14". Any help?...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,542 06-22-2021, 05:29 PM
  0 Thread: Portable Electric Hand Planer
Post: RE: Portable Electric Hand Planer

Downwindtracker2 Wrote: (06-16-2021, 02:22 PM) -- Do you use carbide cutter blades for painted doors. ? -- My Bosch came with carbide blades installed + an extra set of carbide blades. So, I use ca...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,211 06-20-2021, 06:19 PM
  0 Thread: Portable Electric Hand Planer
Post: RE: Portable Electric Hand Planer

I've used mine on doors.  ---
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,211 06-16-2021, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: Geetech CT-102 3hp shaper parts?
Post: RE: Geetech CT-102 3hp shaper parts?

Any of these brands might have a similar shaper. geetech.com.tw (http://www.geetech.com.tw/index.php/en/strategic-partenrship-e) ----
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,464 06-15-2021, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: www.woodcraftbands.com
Post: RE: www.woodcraftbands.com

briman87 Wrote: (06-14-2021, 10:14 AM) -- Not to revive a dead thread but I called the number for Union Grove Saw& Knife.  She confirmed that they took over woodcraftbands a little over a year ago.  ...
Bill_de Woodworking 17 4,772 06-14-2021, 10:06 PM
  0 Thread: drop point utility knife blade
Post: RE: drop point utility knife blade

KyleD Wrote: (06-13-2021, 07:42 AM) -- Do i have my blade terminology wrong? I am talking about a knife where the cutting edge at the tip sweeps up a little. It allows one to work with the cutting ed...
Bill_de Woodworking 7 1,415 06-13-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: jointing before glue-up?
Post: RE: jointing before glue-up?

mdhills Wrote: (06-04-2021, 11:29 PM) -- Why would a pass over the jointer give a better surface than a table saw? I've often seen this recommended, but still find it surprising -- I'd think a joint...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,486 06-04-2021, 11:43 PM
  0 Thread: Incra iBox limitations?
Post: RE: Incra iBox limitations?

®smpr_fi_mac® Wrote: (05-28-2021, 05:58 PM) -- I'm starting a table build soon that utilizes finger joints on the leg assemblies.  I've read lots of good things about it and intend on buying one for ...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,101 05-29-2021, 05:49 PM
  0 Thread: Digital Angle Gauge?
Post: RE: Digital Angle Gauge?

MT Woodworker Wrote: (05-26-2021, 01:26 PM) -- Lots out there to choose from. Looking for what you have learned and what is good and what is junk. Thanks -- I had the original Wixey. After a ...
Bill_de Woodworking 11 1,909 05-29-2021, 10:44 AM
  0 Thread: Magazine differences
Post: RE: Magazine differences

taxman Wrote: (05-28-2021, 11:25 AM) -- While there are lots of good comments here about the magazine's content, I'd like to question the format.  I own the several USB's (Shopsmith, Woodsmith, Fine...
Bill_de Woodworking 16 2,357 05-29-2021, 06:40 AM
  0 Thread: First SawStop brake activation
Post: RE: First SawStop brake activation

Mike L B Wrote: (05-26-2021, 05:38 PM) -- You should have the blade inspected by a sharpening service. There could be a fracture that may cause a tooth to fly off in use. -- Not a bad idea. Thanks....
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,001 05-26-2021, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: First SawStop brake activation
Post: RE: First SawStop brake activation

Rob Young Wrote: (05-26-2021, 02:58 PM) -- Keep in mind that the override feature re-sets every time the big red paddle is cycled. Probably won't be cycling the power during a box joint session but s...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,001 05-26-2021, 09:42 PM
  0 Thread: Sliding miter saw or MFT?
Post: RE: Sliding miter saw or MFT?

FireWood Wrote: (05-24-2021, 10:46 AM) -- Setting up a new shop soon, and I'm going to allocate space for crosscutting - that I don't have today. I've seen tons of miter saw stations, and some pre...
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 13 2,122 05-24-2021, 08:14 PM
  0 Thread: First SawStop brake activation
Post: RE: First SawStop brake activation

Cian Wrote: (05-24-2021, 02:44 PM) -- So you now need a new dado set plus a new trigger module, right? -- Hopefully just the brake module. I'll know for sure when it's up and running. --
Bill_de Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,001 05-24-2021, 04:14 PM

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