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  0 Thread: Jointer tune up
Post: RE: Jointer tune up

(12-29-2017, 09:54 PM)TadMcD Wrote: i spent all dang day trying to tune up my jet 6" (to align it for new shelix)...even moved it into the house (where it was warm). dangest thing. got the infeed a...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 17 7,280 12-30-2017, 08:32 AM
  0 Thread: DJ20 jointer replacement screws
Post: RE: DJ20 jointer replacement screws

(10-31-2017, 11:51 AM)Bill Mains Wrote: Need to replace screws that hold blades in place. Delta wants almost $4 each. The ordginal ones seem to round off too easy. Any suggestions? Thanks...Bill...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 11 5,032 11-01-2017, 08:37 AM
  0 Thread: Mortise and Tenon Question
Post: RE: Mortise and Tenon Question

(10-31-2017, 10:18 AM)jteneyck Wrote: Not disagreeing only trying to understand.  I've always thought that the depth of a glued mortise and tenon should be at least 3 times the thickness of the teno...
JGrout Woodworking 14 6,349 10-31-2017, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: Mortise and Tenon Question
Post: RE: Mortise and Tenon Question

(10-30-2017, 07:21 PM)loosetoe Wrote: Why?  Not disagreeing.  Just wondering your thought process.  Are you figuring the overlap will help with racking? Tenons will rack less the deeper they are  ...
JGrout Woodworking 14 6,349 10-30-2017, 08:44 PM
  0 Thread: Mortise and Tenon Question
Post: RE: Mortise and Tenon Question

(10-30-2017, 06:41 PM)Rick H Wrote: I making a table with 6" turned legs and 5" x 3/4" apron. I'm thinking about having them set back 1/2" from the outside edge of the leg. How thick and deep would ...
JGrout Woodworking 14 6,349 10-30-2017, 07:07 PM
  0 Thread: Bearings
Post: RE: Bearings

I see no reason to replace new bearings as long as you use some care removing them and resetting them on the new journals  a simple bearing puller set this is more than you need will do the job of re...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 9 4,344 10-30-2017, 08:15 AM
  0 Thread: Jointer Techniques
Post: RE: Jointer Techniques

(10-29-2017, 10:51 AM)TadMcD Wrote: Thanks, Joe. I don't have a power planer, but I've tried sanders and hand planes. Don't mind the cost of sand paper, but the lumber is often covered in dirt and ...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 12 5,718 10-29-2017, 10:58 AM
  0 Thread: Jointer Techniques
Post: RE: Jointer Techniques

(10-29-2017, 09:40 AM)TadMcD Wrote: Thanks, Steve et al. No, I'm not attempting to joint both sides/edges; I do an edge, I do a face. Then I move to the TS to trim the other edge and the planer to ...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 12 5,718 10-29-2017, 10:30 AM
  0 Thread: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?
Post: RE: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?

(10-28-2017, 02:24 PM)Arlin Eastman Wrote: John If you have to clamp wood hard enough to close the gap then what you are creating is a very big problem of it wanting to crack at that joint or in ano...
JGrout Woodworking 22 12,062 10-28-2017, 03:26 PM
  0 Thread: Short Nails for Brad Nailer
Post: RE: Short Nails for Brad Nailer

(10-28-2017, 09:22 AM)Willyou Wrote: I understand your terminology. Your statement about putting the strip of nails in the very bottom (not wrong) is what I was talking about in my comment #20. This...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 16 7,925 10-28-2017, 12:17 PM
  0 Thread: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?
Post: RE: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?

(10-28-2017, 10:04 AM)jteneyck Wrote: Point taken, Joe.  Part of my problem is my shop space; it's really limited.  I can't turn a door cross ways on my bench so the clamps can hang off the sides, n...
JGrout Woodworking 22 12,062 10-28-2017, 12:13 PM
  0 Thread: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?
Post: RE: Best Deal on 40" Bar Clamps?

notice which clamps are on the door and which ones are on the wall ;)  All the info given in this thread is applicable and true  My experience however is different in use and I have made a lot of do...
JGrout Woodworking 22 12,062 10-28-2017, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: Quieter Miter Saw
Post: RE: Quieter Miter Saw

(10-27-2017, 02:04 PM)tedthebed Wrote: I have a Ryobi miter saw which I've had for years and still use almost daily (it just won't die :D ) that literally "screams"  :upset:  when the electric blade...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 11 9,879 10-27-2017, 02:47 PM
  0 Thread: Short Nails for Brad Nailer
Post: RE: Short Nails for Brad Nailer

(10-27-2017, 01:46 PM)Willyou Wrote: Yes, but the magazine looks identical to the Wen that Steve N posted. Maybe Wen and DeWalt are made by the same manufacturer. OK your comment that only one rail...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 16 7,925 10-27-2017, 02:42 PM
  0 Thread: Short Nails for Brad Nailer
Post: RE: Short Nails for Brad Nailer

(10-27-2017, 09:24 AM)Willyou Wrote: Steve, Sorry. I'm not sure what point you are making. How else would you put them in and how does this relate to using 1/2" nails in this gun? could you attach ...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 16 7,925 10-27-2017, 10:43 AM
  0 Thread: Making a butt joint
Post: RE: Making a butt joint

I would look hard at changing the stretcher , raising it up and rotating it perpendicular to the legs then using a mortise and tenon  but that is a pretty big design change from what you have.
JGrout Woodworking 6 2,959 10-26-2017, 03:37 PM
  0 Thread: Short Nails for Brad Nailer
Post: RE: Short Nails for Brad Nailer

(10-26-2017, 01:51 PM)Willyou Wrote: I recently acquired a DeWalt model D51236 pneumatic brad nail gun. Model information indicates that it will fire nails from 5/8" to 1 1/4". This gun is a little ...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 16 7,925 10-26-2017, 02:06 PM
  0 Thread: Jointer Techniques
Post: RE: Jointer Techniques

Well to make a bowed board flat you are going to create in essence a wedged or tapered end. that is inevitable, and expected with bowed stock.  The order of processing here goes like this  1 rough c...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 12 5,718 10-25-2017, 04:40 PM
  0 Thread: Jointer Techniques
Post: RE: Jointer Techniques

(10-25-2017, 11:57 AM)TadMcD Wrote: Couple common [newbie] problems I'm having: While jointing, rather than flattening, I'm getting a sort of wedge shape on my pieces. I assume I'm doing something ...
JGrout Woodworking Power Tools 12 5,718 10-25-2017, 02:42 PM
  0 Thread: An Exterior Door with Lites
Post: RE: An Exterior Door with Lites

(10-24-2017, 02:06 PM)Phil Thien Wrote: You mentioned in your post so you know, but the fact that you can make this door w/ only a 6" jointer is really kind of impressive. Not really, I did it for ...
JGrout Woodworking 17 9,146 10-24-2017, 07:02 PM

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