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  0 Thread: Making Your Own Plywood
Post: RE: Making Your Own Plywood

Thank you John for taking the time to document that. I have made my own very thin plywood in small batches (4" wide by about 2' long) to make business card holders in the past. a little less than 3/1...
KyleD Woodworking 17 972 01-25-2023, 06:58 AM
  0 Thread: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw
Post: RE: 1908 Dual Arbor/2 Blade Table Saw

crokett™ Wrote: (01-12-2023, 10:23 AM) -- Have you watched any of his videos?  He makes bevel cuts with that saw.  He is a master crasftsman.  Being a wheelwright and coach builder requires woodworki...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 11 692 01-13-2023, 06:45 AM
  0 Thread: Torsion Box Brag
Post: RE: Torsion Box Brag

Most all of my shop furniture starts with a torsion box as the base. Either 3/4 or 1/2 inch MDF on the top skin and 1/4 luan on the bottom. Inch and a quarter or inch and a half internal grid height. ...
KyleD Woodworking 16 1,092 01-07-2023, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Angled apron joinery
Post: RE: Angled apron joinery

If you made the apron pieces from thicker stock and triangle shaped instead of angling them you may be able to find enough room for a tenon. You could use the inside edge as your reference.
KyleD Woodworking 8 616 12-31-2022, 09:42 AM
  0 Thread: What the heck is this?
Post: RE: What the heck is this?

I am probably too late to this post to do any good but... I looked at some of the hardware in the picture and thought I have seen that kind of stuff before. It finally dawned on me where. Could some o...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,825 12-24-2022, 11:37 AM
  0 Thread: Drilling a Long (12") Hole
Post: RE: Drilling a Long (12") Hole

Condescension: an attitude of patronizing superiority; disdain
KyleD Woodworking 33 2,257 12-17-2022, 08:17 AM
  0 Thread: Drilling a Long (12") Hole
Post: RE: Drilling a Long (12") Hole

Cabinet Monkey has a chip on his shoulder the size of a sequoia tree. I wonder how he would react to someone responding to him in the condescending tones he responds to others with?
KyleD Woodworking 33 2,257 12-16-2022, 06:28 AM
  0 Thread: Drilling a Long (12") Hole
Post: RE: Drilling a Long (12") Hole

When you get below 1/4 inch with router bits they start to get mighty prone to breaking with any real depth of cut. I have a sliding miter saw with adjustable depth of cut that can be set up to cut da...
KyleD Woodworking 33 2,257 12-11-2022, 09:19 AM
  0 Thread: Drilling a Long (12") Hole
Post: RE: Drilling a Long (12") Hole

A 1/4 drill bit will wander on you. My guess is you have a about a 50% chance of getting it drilled without breaking through the top or bottom and even if you make it the hole may be in the way of ins...
KyleD Woodworking 33 2,257 12-10-2022, 08:25 AM
  0 Thread: Armorite Exterior MDF
Post: Armorite Exterior MDF

Just watched a youtube about this new exterior MDF by Roseberg.    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJ50NmqyYiE     Has anyone used this new offering? How is it priced compared to regular MDF? I went t...
KyleD Woodworking 1 390 11-20-2022, 02:10 PM
  0 Thread: Phone app for tensioning bandsaw blade!?
Post: RE: Phone app for tensioning bandsaw blade!?

2link2 Wrote: (11-06-2022, 09:26 PM) --  What am I missing, do you really need to be that exact on the tension ? Thanks -- My experience is no you do not have to be that exact. Especially on 1/4" ...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 6 533 11-07-2022, 06:40 AM
  0 Thread: Tusked Trestle Table Design?
Post: RE: Tusked Trestle Table Design?

Atgcpaul suggested a metal strap between the legs on each end of the table. You could inlet into the bottom of the top an angle iron- 90 degree angle and all and attach it between the leg tops. If you...
KyleD Woodworking 12 974 11-07-2022, 06:28 AM
  0 Thread: Cutting Brass
Post: RE: Cutting Brass

Brass will not dull your band saw blade. I cut brass and aluminum with a standard 14 tip blade on the bandsaw with no appreciable dulling. 3 TPI cutting 1/8 brass will be a problem and quite possible ...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 21 1,409 10-17-2022, 05:27 AM
  0 Thread: Still using your corded tools if you have the same cordless one?
Post: RE: Still using your corded tools if you have the ...

stav Wrote: (09-23-2022, 12:18 PM) -- I like the idea of battery operated lawn tools but I don't see them having the power of the gas ones.  I used to work lawn maintenance (growing up in FL, that is...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 40 2,234 09-24-2022, 08:01 AM
  0 Thread: depth of jointer cut from a different prospective
Post: RE: depth of jointer cut from a different prospect...

I have a 15 year old Delta DJ20 that I installed an insert head in about 8 years ago so I have experience with both heads. It is a fact that one has to push down a little harder with the insert head. ...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 10 772 08-29-2022, 05:50 AM
  0 Thread: What's your jointer depth of cut?
Post: RE: What's your jointer depth of cut?

I normally keep my jointer shallow at about 1/32".  But beingi its a parallel jointer design with a lever changing the depth is at most a 3 second and painless action.
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 14 765 08-27-2022, 07:30 AM
  0 Thread: Help me with this router table job, please?
Post: RE: Help me with this router table job, please?

For drama free pattern routing I always try to provide a lead-in whenever possible.You could remake that pattern and lengthen the wings so they extend off the project on the sides.
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 9 875 08-26-2022, 05:22 AM
  0 Thread: aspen
Post: RE: aspen

My local Menrds carries it fairly cheap. I have used it when I wanted a white no grain accent wood to contrast with something else. It seems to be very soft- softer than pine.
KyleD Woodworking 11 778 07-21-2022, 09:54 AM
  0 Thread: Looking for a jigsaw
Post: RE: Looking for a jigsaw

I have a twenty year old Bosh barrel grip and a rather new Milwaukee cordless. Twenty years ago the Bosh was way ahead of other jig saws in user design. My cordless and indeed most of the major brands...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 18 1,796 07-21-2022, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: Router table top & fence
Post: RE: Router table top & fence

Have you tried re-ironing it down? I have had very good luck with iron on edging but it has to be gotten hot enough and pressed down long enough to adhere good. Some edging needs that extra heat and t...
KyleD Woodworking Power Tools 10 799 07-20-2022, 07:13 AM

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