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  0 Thread: Goodbye, Norm!
Post: RE: Goodbye, Norm!

I can remember seeing the original TOH and NYW programs.  As a carpenter, Norm always impressed me on TOH with some of the things he did.   NYW was something else to me.  I'd spent many a moon before ...
hcbph Woodworking 14 800 05-20-2022, 11:20 AM
  0 Thread: Forstner Bits
Post: RE: Forstner Bits

Check out carbide forstner bits, they will  IMO do better than steel in most every situation I've used them in.  They can be pricey in some of the larger sizes but quality costs money.
hcbph Woodturning 10 441 04-30-2022, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: PM29 spindle sizes
Post: RE: PM29 spindle sizes

iclark Wrote: (04-21-2022, 11:39 PM) -- Why would a shaper come with 3 different spindles? Are there advantages to the different spindle sizes? -- Why: because many people may be upgrading shape...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 3 186 04-22-2022, 08:00 PM
  0 Thread: Day Job
Post: RE: Day Job

I'll add my 2 cents here.  I spent 50 years in IT, almost 60 years woodworking and doing 30-40 years doing furniture restoration/repair for various refinishing shops.  I know the total seems high, but...
hcbph Woodworking 22 1,964 04-09-2022, 02:40 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw out feed table
Post: RE: Table saw out feed table

Looks very functional to me.  Sounds like it didn't cost that much, well done.
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 5 547 04-08-2022, 03:01 PM
  0 Thread: Delta Tenoning Jig
Post: RE: Delta Tenoning Jig

Very generous of you.  I have that one and it's worked well once I replaced the miter gauge bar with a longer one.  It's a good tool.
hcbph Tool Swap N' Sell 4 440 04-04-2022, 03:50 PM
  0 Thread: Older Jet table saw
Post: RE: Older Jet table saw

stav Wrote: (04-04-2022, 01:17 PM) -- I'd make sure everything moves smoothly without the worm gear in there in all directions. Then I would check the worm gear and the mating gear for any loose/brok...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 4 415 04-04-2022, 03:40 PM
  0 Thread: Where to get this fuse?
Post: RE: Where to get this fuse?

Is this the fuse you're looking for?   [/url][url=
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 17 1,523 03-20-2022, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: Router Bits
Post: RE: Router Bits

I have a Grizzly 1/2" solid carbide spiral upsweep router bit that that 2" long flutes with the bottom of the bit shaped for drilling/boring that I've used a few times and it's worked just fine for me...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,200 03-20-2022, 02:18 AM
  0 Thread: Building furniture to be upholstered
Post: RE: Building furniture to be upholstered

Having done restoration/repair for a number of shops for a lot of years, I have dealt with a lot of older upholstered furniture so that's my point of reference.  I've seen a bunch of different woods u...
hcbph Woodworking 3 416 03-16-2022, 07:38 AM
  0 Thread: Bringing tools out of long term storage
Post: RE: Bringing tools out of long term storage

I had my shop is storage for a couple of years.  The first 6 months was in a storage warehouse then in a spare bedroom in the apartment I had while looking for a house.  I did much like the OP has don...
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 5 406 03-10-2022, 07:19 PM
  0 Thread: How to strip gilt+gesso
Post: RE: How to strip gilt+gesso

First thing I'd do is remove the glass, too easy to damage.  I've seen that type of finish taken off before, but it was by a commercial stripping company that dips in a caustic solution.  It can reall...
hcbph Woodworking 3 329 03-08-2022, 03:20 PM
  0 Thread: Trash to treasure
Post: RE: Trash to treasure

John Mihich Wrote: (03-07-2022, 03:10 PM) -- I find it amazing antiques people will throw out just because the finish is ragged. -- John I know this may be splitting hairs but it's something I've run...
hcbph Woodworking 7 786 03-08-2022, 12:08 PM
  0 Thread: My latest project...low bookcase for our oldest daughter in DC
Post: RE: My latest project...low bookcase for our oldes...

wood-chips Wrote: (03-05-2022, 06:22 PM) -- Nice job, that will last her a lifetime. -- What he said.
hcbph Woodworking 9 693 03-06-2022, 07:46 PM
  0 Thread: Mirror Support
Post: RE: Mirror Support

Jim Here's some thoughts.  First the mirror: older units had silver backed glass mirrors and they did have a backing on them.  AFAIK this was to protect the reflective surface of the mirror to prevent...
hcbph Woodworking 7 518 03-06-2022, 02:30 AM
  0 Thread: Trash to treasure
Post: RE: Trash to treasure

You sure can't complain about the price and you did a good job bringing that back to life, well done.  One question though, did you fill the routed grooves before applying the veneer or used 2 ply ven...
hcbph Woodworking 7 786 03-06-2022, 01:48 AM
  0 Thread: Tablesaw Blade
Post: RE: Tablesaw Blade

Some will label me a heretic but I'll mention this anyway.  A number of years back I had to saw some reclaimed lumber and didn't want to risk my good blades if there was anything embedded in the wood ...
hcbph Woodworking 17 1,257 03-03-2022, 03:58 AM
  0 Thread: Free 1.5hp shaper Berkeley
Post: RE: Free 1.5hp shaper Berkeley

No price, but doesn't show anything about being free.
hcbph Tool Swap N' Sell 2 317 02-27-2022, 02:55 PM
  0 Thread: Communal Shop Space.
Post: RE: Communal Shop Space.

There are others that have set up similar to the OP's thoughts, including at least one around here somewhere.  Might try contacting one or more and find out how they handle the concerns.  Just a thoug...
hcbph Woodworking 13 838 02-27-2022, 02:45 PM
  0 Thread: How to "gut" Unisaw?
Post: RE: How to "gut" Unisaw?

Check over at for help.  There's been a lot of Unisaws rebuilt over the years there and I doubt you'll have something that someone else has not already encountered. Good Luck.
hcbph Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,217 02-15-2022, 03:42 PM

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