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  0 Thread: Bosch Fixed Router Base
Post: RE: Bosch Fixed Router Base

(03-06-2021, 06:39 PM)iublue Wrote: I have two Bosch Fixed Router Bases.  Both are brand new, never been used. They are for the 1617 EVS.  I am not sure if they will fit any other model. Let's say...
Latech15 Tool Swap N' Sell 2 448 03-06-2021, 08:30 PM
  0 Thread: Making drawers 16 1/2” wide space?
Post: RE: Making drawers 16 1/2” wide space?

Well, Yes of course, the glue will help.  OSB, especially pocket holed OSB seems like a really bad choice.  OSB is good in compression and shear, and really nothing else.  Meaning you can stack stuff ...
Latech15 Woodworking 18 1,989 01-22-2021, 08:41 AM
  0 Thread: Festool 5" sander
Post: RE: Festool 5" sander

Are those of you using the abranet not having issues with edges and corners? I love the abranet for big flat surfaces, but it just shreds quickly when rounding over edges etc.
Latech15 Woodworking Power Tools 23 3,963 01-11-2021, 11:59 AM
  0 Thread: Festool sanding pad for standard disks
Post: Festool sanding pad for standard disks

I’ve had a Mirka sander for years. And have quite a bit of sandpaper with the standard 8 hole pattern. I recently bought a festool ets 125 without realizing that the hole pattern is different. Does an...
Latech15 Woodworking Power Tools 2 413 01-11-2021, 10:16 AM
  0 Thread: Making drawers 16 1/2” wide space?
Post: RE: Making drawers 16 1/2” wide space?

(01-04-2021, 11:41 PM)Stwood_ Wrote: I give em a 1/16" extra space. If somethings out of square, which a lot of cab openings are not..................even a 1/16" isn't enough. Build the cabinet, m...
Latech15 Woodworking 18 1,989 01-05-2021, 08:20 AM
  0 Thread: outdoor cabinet - wood movement planning
Post: RE: outdoor cabinet - wood movement planning

Well after a visit with the guy, the plan has changed a bit but I have to agree with the rails and the z clips. I knew you guys would have some good ideas. Thanks!
Latech15 Woodworking 10 2,654 05-02-2020, 06:44 PM
  0 Thread: outdoor cabinet - wood movement planning
Post: outdoor cabinet - wood movement planning

I had a neighbor ask me to build a cabinet for his patio.  This will live outside forever and he is debating not using a finish at all and letting the Spanish cedar naturally gray.  There is obviously...
Latech15 Woodworking 10 2,654 05-02-2020, 08:49 AM
  0 Thread: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.
Post: RE: How to tell Cherry apart from Alder.

Density and weight are the easy way.  Cherry is much heavier than the alder.  Alder is really light weight.
Latech15 Woodworking 9 3,214 04-06-2020, 06:52 PM
  0 Thread: Help! New house = new shop
Post: RE: Help! New house = new shop

My first shop was 12x16.  I had all the tools, just the small versions.  If I had it to do over again, I would go all hand tools in a small space and be just as happy, just slower. Don't take over th...
Latech15 Woodworking 15 3,580 01-23-2020, 07:53 AM
  0 Thread: 16 years ago this month
Post: RE: 16 years ago this month

I built a pretty bench a few years ago for two reasons. I wanted a dry run at my “lifetime” bench and because I want to use it as a kitchen island in my man cave. I used poplar glue up for the top bot...
Latech15 Woodworking 12 4,422 10-19-2019, 11:57 AM
  0 Thread: Best Miter Saw
Post: RE: Best Miter Saw

I have had the Hitachi 12 non slider for 10 years and haven't had any complaints until the last blade.  It is a dewalt blade and it has made me hate the whole saw.  I know that it is just the blade an...
Latech15 Woodworking Power Tools 23 7,252 01-17-2019, 07:21 PM
  0 Thread: rust on table top
Post: RE: rust on table top

I have to say that if my cast iron tools were consistently stored in a tent carport, I would probably look at a paint or powder coat for the raw cast iron parts. You just won't win that battle in a te...
Latech15 Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,897 01-17-2019, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: Epoxy River Table
Post: RE: Epoxy River Table

If you follow any woodworking channels on social media, they cover it very well.  It is amazing how they killed an idea so fast by over advertising it.  It wasn't a thing, then everybody and their mot...
Latech15 Woodworking 22 8,102 01-17-2019, 07:04 PM
  0 Thread: rust on table top
Post: RE: rust on table top

I guess I find myself right in the middle of these commenters.  I would agree not to use a grinder, but I regularly load up a sander with 150-220 grit paper and wet the whole top down with wd-40 and g...
Latech15 Woodworking Power Tools 22 5,897 01-17-2019, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: Willing to build work bench
Post: RE: Willing to build work bench

I just realized that you have all four different styles of vices on that bench.  I like it even more now!
Latech15 Tool Swap N' Sell 11 5,084 01-13-2019, 08:19 AM
  0 Thread: Dovetail sawing guide
Post: RE: Dovetail sawing guide

I recently stumbled upon the Katz-Moses youtube feed and watched his "how to negotiate on used tools" video.  I can tell you that after listening to him brag about taking advantage of woodworkers who ...
Latech15 Woodworking Hand Tools 25 8,328 01-13-2019, 08:13 AM
  0 Thread: Question on flip-top shop carts
Post: RE: Question on flip-top shop carts

(01-09-2019, 10:54 PM)NEILYEAG Wrote: I built one a couple of years ago, planer on one side OSS on the other.  All I did was extend the pipe about 3/4" longer out the side of the ply and the glued a...
Latech15 Woodworking 9 3,128 01-10-2019, 07:47 AM
  0 Thread: Cleaning out a unisaw
Post: Cleaning out a unisaw

I’m relatively new to the unisaw world. Only had mine for a year or so, but it is a late 70’s model. I recently did some bevel cuts with it and found the adjustment back to 90 to be very stiff right a...
Latech15 Woodworking Power Tools 2 1,327 12-14-2018, 08:54 PM
  0 Thread: Not too happy with my local Woodcraft store
Post: RE: Not too happy with my local Woodcraft store

(03-18-2017, 09:58 PM)packerguy® Wrote: There is always this side of the coin and I agree.  Tell me about it.  Not a single one of either in the state of Louisiana.
Latech15 Woodworking 59 35,672 03-19-2017, 08:18 AM
  0 Thread: Thomas Moser Lolling chair
Post: RE: Thomas Moser Lolling chair

Nice safety glasses there, Bob.   No glue??
Latech15 Woodworking 12 7,321 02-19-2017, 09:22 AM

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