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  0 Thread: Home Depot prefinished maple ply
Post: RE: Home Depot prefinished maple ply

The HD product, no. Around me, Menards carries a made in China UV plywood product that I have used quite a bit for inside kitchen cabinet type stuff. It used to be ~$50/ sheet vs ~$80-$100 sheet for '...
ajkoontz Woodworking 6 273 06-01-2023, 09:01 AM
  0 Thread: Lonnie Bird's Small Arch Door Set SOLD
Post: RE: Lonnie Bird's Small Arch Door Set

I'll take it.  seventeen letters................
ajkoontz Tool Swap N' Sell 1 121 05-22-2023, 01:11 PM
  0 Thread: Dado blade comparison advice ?
Post: RE: Dado blade comparison advice ?

I've used the 208 for many years and it performs as advertised. Not perfect, but pretty darn good- talking about bottom flatness and quality of finished cut. IF I was going to upgrade I think I would ...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,230 05-01-2023, 09:10 AM
  0 Thread: Another chair
Post: RE: Another chair

love it   yada yada 17 characters
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 11 838 03-30-2023, 01:26 PM
  0 Thread: Tell me about the sander that changed your life
Post: RE: Tell me about the sander that changed your lif...

FireWood Wrote: (03-13-2023, 09:44 AM) -- thanks for posting that.  Ive been thinking about building a boom arm, but at that price point, ill probably just buy one. -- I looked at some cheaper ones...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,568 03-18-2023, 01:50 PM
  0 Thread: Help with hand planes
Post: RE: Help with hand planes

#1- Can you sharpen a chisel? I ask this because if you're going to buy a plane you're going to need to learn to sharpen. Unlocking the sharpening secret(s) was the key that opened up my world of pla...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 38 2,481 03-16-2023, 03:47 PM
  0 Thread: Tell me about the sander that changed your life
Post: RE: Tell me about the sander that changed your lif...

I made a boom arm attachment for my vac system and it has been a great addition to my shop. The one below is the one I got. My favorite sander is the Bosch 5" VS hook and loop, it's been my go-to for ...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,568 03-10-2023, 09:23 AM
  0 Thread: MWTCA Show Spencer Indiana
Post: RE: MWTCA Show Spencer Indiana

If I can only attend one day, which is the best? Can I just show-up and join at the gate or do I need to be a member and register on-line beforehand?
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 6 580 02-25-2023, 01:22 PM
  0 Thread: Tub or no tub, that is the question?
Post: RE: Tub or no tub, that is the question?

Didn't read your whole post, but you have my permission to not install a tub in your MB. Any RE agent worth their salt will say you HAVE to have a tub, but I strongly disagree with this old way of thi...
ajkoontz Home Improvement 27 1,894 02-16-2023, 10:37 AM
  0 Thread: Leigh D4R pro 24" Dovetail Jig outfit - SOLD
Post: RE: Leigh D4R pro 24" Dovetail Jig outfit - Reduce...

I've been able to buy quite a few tools from Ray as he liquidates and I can confirm that this is as-advertised. Ray bought high quality tools and took care of them so whoever ends up getting this is g...
ajkoontz Tool Swap N' Sell 6 975 02-01-2023, 03:07 PM
  0 Thread: The Woodworking Show -- Indy
Post: RE: The Woodworking Show -- Indy

I'm local to Indy and *almost* went this year. Glad I stayed home after hearing your report, it's a shame what these shows have become. Good advise on MWTCA. I let my membership lapse but I need to ge...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 11 1,111 01-30-2023, 10:14 AM
  0 Thread: 8” Slow speed grinder?
Post: RE: 8” Slow speed grinder?

I'm aware that Baldor is the gold standard in grinders, but it's out of my budget at least for now. I've always had hand me down crap grinders and I just want an upgrade, but I'll spend a -little- mor...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,077 12-23-2022, 11:33 AM
  0 Thread: WIXEY Digital Read Out
Post: RE: WIXEY Digital Read Out

fredhargis Wrote: (12-19-2022, 06:15 AM) -- No idea about installing on a 735, but I've had one on my Delta 15" for probably 8-9 years....and I love it. It does need to be re calibrated every so ofte...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 15 1,454 12-19-2022, 05:28 PM
  0 Thread: 8” Slow speed grinder?
Post: 8” Slow speed grinder?

I’m looking to upgrade an ancient, not very good grinder. This will be used mostly for tool rehab, hollow grinding, general all around grinder, possibly lathe tools in the future. I have a work sharp ...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,077 12-16-2022, 08:02 PM
  0 Thread: MY TURNED WOOD ART 2022
Post: RE: MY TURNED WOOD ART 2022

Impressive........
ajkoontz Woodturning 12 995 12-16-2022, 08:26 AM
  0 Thread: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair
Post: RE: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair

stav Wrote: (12-15-2022, 09:18 AM) -- Wow, very nice work.   That style of chair always looks so delicate to me that I would be afraid to sit in it.  How do you find it for strength and stability?...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 13 971 12-15-2022, 10:40 AM
  0 Thread: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair
Post: RE: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair

Greg’s shop is in Hendersonville, TN, near Nashville. It’s an awesome place, 18x36 timber frame shop with pole barn addition for machines and wood storage, etc. He’s got a great collection of hand too...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 13 971 12-15-2022, 07:43 AM
  0 Thread: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair
Post: RE: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair

Definitely going to build more chairs. My plan is to build some stools and benches to get my skill up then progress to backed chairs. I’ll probably make another comb back to match this one so my wife ...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 13 971 12-14-2022, 08:23 PM
  0 Thread: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair
Post: I Finally Built a Windsor Chair

This has been on my bucket list for years and I finally got around to building a windsor chair. Many thanks to Greg Pennington who put on the class. Great teacher and one of the most generous and pati...
ajkoontz Woodworking Hand Tools 13 971 12-14-2022, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: Need a new cordless drill...recommendations?
Post: RE: Need a new cordless drill...recommendations?

Cabinet Monkey Wrote: (11-10-2022, 09:54 AM) -- Most people will find it more helpful if you'd elaborate on why makita has fallen out of favor with you.   Just saying " I don't like brand X isn't ver...
ajkoontz Woodworking Power Tools 33 2,813 11-11-2022, 07:54 AM

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