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  0 Thread: Sharpening system help
Post: RE: Sharpening system help

The key is a good holding system for gouges. I've seen plenty of turners use a standard bench grinder, you have to be aware of heat built up, that's all.
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 10 448 05-11-2022, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: How many figure-8 clips for this table?
Post: RE: How many figure-8 clips for this table?

I prefer buttons over figure 8's. I use my biscuit jointer to make the slots. If I remember to, I use a mortiser before assembly.
rwe2156 Woodworking 4 250 05-11-2022, 08:48 AM
  0 Thread: Have a good fraction app for Iphone?
Post: RE: Have a good fraction app for Iphone?

I use Tapeulator for imperial fractions up to 1/64".
rwe2156 Woodworking 10 524 05-09-2022, 08:56 AM
  0 Thread: Re-saw fence
Post: RE: Re-saw fence

jteneyck Wrote: (04-28-2022, 10:36 AM) -- The Trimaster is not a fast cutting blade.  It wasn't even designed for wood though it does cut wood fine.  If you want to get fast and incredibly smooth cut...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 16 816 05-02-2022, 01:45 PM
  0 Thread: Re-saw fence
Post: RE: Re-saw fence

jteneyck Wrote: (04-19-2022, 04:28 PM) -- You can find more info. on the featherboard at this link:  Link ( John -- Does it require repositioning? IOW ...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 16 816 04-28-2022, 09:34 AM
  0 Thread: Re-saw fence
Post: RE: Re-saw fence

I recently installed a Trimaster blade on my saw for a project requiring a lot of resawing for bent laminations. Main purpose was to be able to skip the re-jointing between cuts and maybe work faster...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 16 816 04-28-2022, 09:17 AM
  0 Thread: Festool vs Makita Track saws
Post: RE: Festool vs Makita Track saws

You're tied to duct collection then the cord is kind of moot, isn't it? There is also the power issue if you're straight line ripping a bunch of boards. Personally I would never buy one unless I...
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 9 537 04-28-2022, 09:10 AM
  Thumbs Up Thread: Advice Needed
Post: RE: Advice Needed

Pinned mortise and tenons . +++ The joints need to be tight, maybe floating tenons would be the best way to go but then pins on both sides. Any waterproof glue is fine, TB3, epoxy, polyurethane.
rwe2156 Woodworking 18 1,014 04-19-2022, 08:54 AM
  0 Thread: 8/4 Walnut
Post: RE: 8/4 Walnut

Here's a trick to try: clamp a straight edge on the underside an appropriate distance and run it along the edge of the BS table. Works well on short boards!
rwe2156 Woodworking 10 656 04-19-2022, 08:50 AM
  0 Thread: Pole Barn Post Rot Repair
Post: RE: Pole Barn Post Rot Repair

I had a couple in my barn. I sunk a hole next to it and sistered on a 6x6 with through bolts.
rwe2156 Home Improvement 3 274 04-07-2022, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: Older Jet table saw
Post: RE: Older Jet table saw

I would run it by Jet tech support.
rwe2156 Woodworking Power Tools 4 411 04-04-2022, 10:18 AM
  0 Thread: Getting the Shop Back Together
Post: RE: Getting the Shop Back Together

dejongs Wrote: (03-27-2022, 06:16 PM) -- FYI I run a 220/30 amp circuit from my house to the "shop" sub-panel and have never had any issues running two 220 volt  pieces of equipment. Rockwell/Delta 1...
rwe2156 Woodworking 5 674 03-30-2022, 09:06 AM
  0 Thread: pre-finished maple plywood, two colors
Post: RE: pre-finished maple plywood, two colors

The last I bought was the same way. Upon closer inspection, it was obvious the A side was the lighter side. If yours isn't like that, I would use the lighter side to the inside.
rwe2156 Woodworking 7 463 03-30-2022, 09:01 AM
  0 Thread: Stand On Rubber Mat
Post: RE: Stand On Rubber Mat

Depends on person. I get the cheap foam mats from Sams. Hold up amazingly well. Have them all over the shop.
rwe2156 Home Improvement 18 1,104 03-26-2022, 09:44 AM
  0 Thread: Checking Heat Pump
Post: RE: Checking Heat Pump

Changing filters is the most important thing. If the A coil gets clogged it will blow the compressor. The checks arent a bad idea very slow Freon leaks do occur. The issue is whether they are hone...
rwe2156 Home Improvement 3 300 03-26-2022, 09:39 AM
  0 Thread: Digital Measuring Tape
Post: RE: Digital Measuring Tape

Not very useful for me.
rwe2156 Woodworking 9 836 03-26-2022, 09:31 AM
  0 Thread: Make Golden Mean calipers
Post: RE: Make Golden Mean calipers

Made one, never have used it!!!
rwe2156 Woodworking Hand Tools 16 982 03-15-2022, 09:58 AM
  0 Thread: Warped Door
Post: RE: Warped Door

Uncontrolled RH in a shop is always an issue. Ideally, you should acclimate the wood inside the house for a few months prior to milling. Making doors with long stiles long is always risky busines...
rwe2156 Woodworking 16 752 03-15-2022, 09:57 AM
  0 Thread: Removing PVA Glue
Post: RE: Removing PVA Glue

I just scrub along the sides (avoiding the tops and bottoms) with an old scraper blade. There is a fellow on YouTube who designed an apparatus using pvc pipe.
rwe2156 Woodworking 8 546 03-03-2022, 10:39 AM
  0 Thread: resource for 'standards in cabinet/furniture design'
Post: RE: resource for 'standards in cabinet/furniture d...

Built in bases wrap arounds, I just make the bottom rail or base about 1/4" higher than the baseboard. Some people are born with an eye for design, but you get better at it the more projects you find...
rwe2156 Woodworking 15 867 03-03-2022, 10:36 AM

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