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  0 Thread: Triton Duo Dowel
Post: RE: Triton Duo Dowel

I'm curious about this "CTM jig". Could this be a CMT jig of some sort, perhaps the CMT-enlock1? Or something else?
Alan S Woodworking Power Tools 13 836 Yesterday, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash
Post: RE: Bandsaw Rebuild or Trash

D_Harris Wrote: (10-16-2021, 11:45 AM) -- I just attempted to upload 5 pics. If you don't see them can you tell me what the normal protocol is for displaying images here on this forum? (I tried "Clic...
Alan S Woodworking 7 486 Yesterday, 03:36 PM
  0 Thread: Milling wide boards
Post: RE: Milling wide boards

If you have a handplane, there are several approaches involving differing amounts of hand work. One is to take the guard off your 6" jointer, cut a 6" wide rabbet, and then use the handplane to take ...
Alan S Woodworking 14 599 10-12-2021, 12:51 PM
  0 Thread: Rebuilding an Oval Two Sash House Window
Post: RE: Rebuilding an Oval Two Sash House Window

If there are a lot of 90 year old white pine windows in the neighborhood with showers on one side and upstate NY weather on the other, you'd better prepare yourself for an onslaught of requests for si...
Alan S Woodworking 7 269 10-09-2021, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Temporary legs for extended pedestal table
Post: RE: Temporary legs for extended pedestal table

You might be able to adapt the less formal solution I used for my table saw outfeed that can fold down. I made two legs that simply fit into boxes built into the bottom of the table. One side of the...
Alan S Woodworking 8 263 10-09-2021, 07:07 PM
  0 Thread: Triton Duo Dowel
Post: RE: Triton Duo Dowel

Andrew Klein has shown on his YouTube channel how to get decent results out of that tool, even though it had some problems. I hope this link works: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=9-9AwrM8QSk
Alan S Woodworking Power Tools 13 836 10-07-2021, 11:32 AM
  0 Thread: Riving Knife ?
Post: RE: Riving Knife ?

The parts list shows the riving knife to have a simple shape cut from a flat piece of stock, and is easily bolted into the mount that rises and tilts with the blade.  ( https://cdn0.grizzly.com/partsl...
Alan S Woodworking Power Tools 9 596 10-06-2021, 04:26 PM
  0 Thread: band saw throat plate
Post: RE: band saw throat plate

Polycarbonate could work, and is much stronger than acrylic. However the brand name version is Lexan. Lucite is acrylic.
Alan S Woodworking 10 475 09-30-2021, 07:25 AM
  0 Thread: Gloat / Good Luck Story
Post: RE: Gloat / Good Luck Story

Try it and see which you prefer?
Alan S Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,177 09-09-2021, 08:29 PM
  0 Thread: Interesting video that may change your mind
Post: RE: Interesting video that may change your mind

Sidegrain glueups are stronger than the wood is in that direction, and endgrain glueups are much weaker than the wood is in that direction along the grain. That's what leads to traditional joints. ...
Alan S Woodworking 9 1,221 09-09-2021, 08:08 PM
  0 Thread: finally time to experiment with Shaper Origin - dovetails
Post: RE: finally time to experiment with Shaper Origin ...

They look good to me! As far as "cheating" goes, it looks like fun, so it met that goal while making the joint. Sounds like a win. Figuring out how to do it on the SO was trickier than followin...
Alan S Woodworking 5 572 09-07-2021, 02:46 PM
  0 Thread: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice
Post: RE: Workbench buy/make/hybrid advice

I find myself in the square doghole with drilled holdfast hole camp. If you are adding dogs to an existing bench, round is the way to go as you can just drill. But for a new bench, it's easy to in...
Alan S Woodworking 36 3,420 08-18-2021, 05:56 PM
  0 Thread: Screw Box
Post: RE: Screw Box

Mine looks similar.  Make sure the V of the cutter is a little wider than the space between points of the tap.  After that, it's angle and positioning.  Here's mine, with the cutter held in with a mod...
Alan S Woodworking Hand Tools 6 661 08-18-2021, 09:13 AM
  0 Thread: Lie Nielsen tool production and COVID
Post: RE: Lie Nielsen tool production and COVID

If you want something, it makes sense to put yourself on a list, since that lets LN know you are interested.  They know they are back ordered and are working hard to get workers and pipelines going ag...
Alan S Woodworking Hand Tools 15 3,008 08-05-2021, 03:24 PM
  0 Thread: Take Down Your Birdfeeders and Birdbaths to Protect Birds
Post: RE: Take Down Your Birdfeeders and Birdbaths to Pr...

EightFingers Wrote: (07-23-2021, 01:16 PM) -- Interesting you point that out. Bats are and have been getting “white nose”. Never was a suggestion to take down bat houses that I heard. -- I think it...
Alan S Home Improvement 6 835 07-23-2021, 03:57 PM
  0 Thread: For those that remember Walt Q...
Post: RE: For those that remember Walt Q...

I remember him fondly. He sold me a range of things over the phone, and I met him once. He only sold good stuff, all at a very reasonable price. Talking to him was always fun too.
Alan S Woodworking Hand Tools 26 3,012 07-18-2021, 09:17 PM
  0 Thread: Do you actually use 52ish inch rip capacity?
Post: RE: Do you actually use 52ish inch rip capacity?

Having read that so many prefer the 52" fence, I bought one only to find it really didn't fit in my shop. I exchanged it for a shorter one, and in the decades since I have never encountered a situati...
Alan S Woodworking 52 4,790 07-14-2021, 04:43 PM
  0 Thread: DIAMOND SHARPENING STONES
Post: RE: DIAMOND SHARPENING STONES

I think he's saying the jig is needed for planer blades for a stationary power tool, not plane blades.  I'd go along with that, even though this is the hand tool forum.
Alan S Woodworking Hand Tools 8 1,144 07-14-2021, 04:34 PM
  0 Thread: Freud box joint cutter set
Post: RE: Freud box joint cutter set

clovishound Wrote: (07-06-2021, 10:06 AM) -- OK, after finishing my current project, I decided to take another look at the cutter set. I made a cut and then unplugged the saw and used the higher half...
Alan S Woodworking Power Tools 6 869 07-06-2021, 03:30 PM
  0 Thread: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late
Post: RE: Dustless De-Nib, a few years late

iclark Wrote: (07-06-2021, 01:02 AM) -- Would one of you like to educate us on that tool and its use? -- Here's a link to the LAP blog: https://blog.lostartpress.com/2012/04/17/roubo-the-broom-sales...
Alan S Woodworking Hand Tools 12 1,231 07-06-2021, 10:03 AM

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