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  0 Thread: The Woodworking Show -- Indy
Post: RE: The Woodworking Show -- Indy

Not bad for several groups of people including those who haven't been to such shows, those with low expectations, and those who have never been to the good old shows held before the current show owner...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 11 554 01-31-2023, 04:49 PM
  0 Thread: The Woodworking Show -- Indy
Post: RE: The Woodworking Show -- Indy

The show has gone downhill long before the pandemic. The best ones were those held before 2010. G. Blackburn and later Paul Sellers did the handtool demos there. Classes in the old days were all free....
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 11 554 01-31-2023, 08:57 AM
  0 Thread: Table Saw Alignment Plate
Post: RE: Table Saw Alignment Plate

How many times are you going to use the gauge? Unless you're in the business of fixing saws, the gadget is not worth spending so much money on. Youtube has tons of homemade kits if you dont trust the ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 8 373 01-31-2023, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: What Kind of Glue to Use
Post: RE: What Kind of Glue to Use

John got it right. As for clamping, loose tenons or dowels will make the job a lot easier. You could possibly get away with just two to at the most four long clamps. Try all you can to clean up ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 8 613 01-24-2023, 09:53 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw blade alignment
Post: RE: Table saw blade alignment

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (01-23-2023, 08:27 AM) -- No one want to license SS’s tech at the prices they’re asking. -- "Between the 8% fee and the additional hardware costs, your typical $400 jobsite sa...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 12 774 01-23-2023, 06:42 PM
  0 Thread: Table saw blade alignment
Post: RE: Table saw blade alignment

Anyone planning to upgrade to a cabinet saw or to another cabinet saw should seriously consider getting a sawstop ics or pcs.......OR wait until the finger saving alternatives swarm the market. When t...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 12 774 01-23-2023, 06:02 AM
  0 Thread: A New Chapter
Post: RE: A New Chapter

Congrats! Retirement means starting to do things you can't quite afford to do while working. Have a great journey that will last another 40 years and more! What does it mean Lee Valley buying your ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Hand Tools 16 1,028 01-18-2023, 08:11 PM
  0 Thread: Wall mount dust collection
Post: RE: Wall mount dust collection

Fine Woodworking issue 286 has covered a review of 5 or 6 wall mounted d.c. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 15 740 01-17-2023, 01:02 AM
  0 Thread: New Yankee Workshop tour by Russell Morash
Post: RE: New Yankee Workshop tour by Russell Morash

The workbench has been moved to the backside of the tablesaw. Norm made it point that he built the workbench more or less the same height as the tablesaw's so he could use the workbench to support a 4...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 20 1,223 01-14-2023, 06:45 PM
  0 Thread: Drilling a Long (12") Hole - Update
Post: RE: Drilling a Long (12") Hole - Update

Good out of the box thinking. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 7 501 01-12-2023, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Plywood Gripe
Post: RE: Plywood Gripe

Unless the saw was broken (it happened), I never had issue getting the sheets cut at HD or Lowe's. Simply get to the cashiers and pay...and say you need the free cuts. The cashier will page someon...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 17 960 01-11-2023, 01:29 AM
  0 Thread: Plywood Gripe
Post: RE: Plywood Gripe

I get the sheets cut at HD to rough sizes (4× something) and bring them home with my van or suv. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 17 960 01-10-2023, 11:11 AM
  0 Thread: Plywood Gripe
Post: RE: Plywood Gripe

Woodshop got it right. Don't overspend on shop builds unless all you want is to build stuff for the shop. Mild warping is dealt with either when the sheet is sized down and during assembly. I work wit...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 17 960 01-10-2023, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: Is festool MFT worth it?
Post: RE: Is festool MFT worth it?

Certainly true that machines or setups need to be tuned up to deliver the desired results. But the mft/tracksaw combo is notoriously finicky to get tuned. I can't even count the no of times the mft cu...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking Power Tools 38 3,538 01-10-2023, 09:34 AM
  0 Thread: How can this be a shop tip?
Post: RE: How can this be a shop tip?

tomsteve Wrote: (01-09-2023, 04:48 PM) -- tip to beginners: to keep you pencils sharper longer, get a hand crank pencil sharpener. a few cranks and viola- sharp pencil! :D -- Since using a kit was...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 12 1,098 01-09-2023, 09:22 PM
  0 Thread: Pope Benedict Casket
Post: RE: Pope Benedict Casket

Scribed lines tell nothing. Some remove them in handcut joinery while others add scribed lines after using a dovetail jig and router. To me, judging from the slightly different tails (the blurry ph...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 8 826 01-07-2023, 09:40 PM
  0 Thread: How can this be a shop tip?
Post: RE: How can this be a shop tip?

Say that to the guy who has a paid subscription and expects to see tips that are not simply telling you to make something out of a kit. Simon
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 12 1,098 01-07-2023, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: How can this be a shop tip?
Post: RE: How can this be a shop tip?

True. If saving a bit of money was considered a shop tip, I have a better one: quit woodworking and save tons! Unless my buddy has misread that tip, I think it's better to have fewer tips in the...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 12 1,098 01-07-2023, 01:11 AM
  0 Thread: How can this be a shop tip?
Post: How can this be a shop tip?

My buddy was furious to see his Wood in his mail box. One guy said he bought a handscrew kit, followed the instructions and made his own handscrew out of wood. And Wood published it as a tip!!!!!!! ...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 12 1,098 01-06-2023, 08:29 PM
  0 Thread: Back in the Saddle
Post: RE: Back in the Saddle

If you want EARLY success with minimal frustrations, take a class in person. A good teacher will not only show you how to, but also point out where or how you go wrong, and help you avoid repeating th...
Handplanesandmore Woodworking 8 672 01-06-2023, 05:57 PM

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