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  0 Thread: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions
Post: RE: Seeking Grain Filler Tips and Suggestions

Willyou Wrote: (05-01-2022, 08:03 PM) -- If you don't mind using some elbow grease, you can use an old, but simple, means to fill the relatively small pores of walnut by using the final finish materi...
BillN Finishing 7 324 05-12-2022, 02:25 AM
  0 Thread: Reasonably priced router lift?
Post: RE: Reasonably priced router lift?

I used 2 router tables, one for running the tongue another for the groove (or whatever profiles) I had a fairly inexpensive lift in one and on the other a Hitachi M12V. I kept the Hitachi.
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 16 792 05-12-2022, 02:14 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

stav Wrote: (05-10-2022, 08:28 AM) -- There is always the home grown option for the Unifence as well.  The "Bigafence"  is something I was planning to build at one time when I had more time to do it....
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,522 05-12-2022, 02:08 AM
  0 Thread: Table saw
Post: RE: Table saw

I replaced my Unisaw with a slider and then replaced the clunky Bies style fence on the slider with a Unifence, I also have both the long and short Uni-T fences. I'm just sorry I'm too old to enjoy th...
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 30 1,522 05-12-2022, 02:06 AM
  0 Thread: Mouseman
Post: Mouseman

Does anyone remember an article in FWW from 1987 called "The Mouseman of Kilburn"?  I built my 2nd and 3rd projects (a pair of nightstands) based on what I could do with a vise, a plunge router and a...
BillN Woodworking 1 232 05-10-2022, 10:23 PM
  0 Thread: Cracked and sinking concrete floor
Post: RE: Cracked and sinking concrete floor

My garage is 70+ years old and due to no gutters or visible drainage - the floor is cracked and uneven throughout. I've never had the money or ambition to fix it.
BillN Home Improvement 12 616 05-04-2022, 10:06 PM
  0 Thread: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors
Post: RE: plywood 'slab' cabinet doors

mr_skittle Wrote: (05-01-2022, 02:26 PM) -- I've done slab doors by gluing up solid boards before and it works fine if you pay attention to grain when gluing up panels. This client is really wanting ...
BillN Woodworking 6 465 05-01-2022, 07:38 PM
  0 Thread: Rockwell Radial Drill Press Motor Bearing Replacement
Post: RE: Rockwell Radial Drill Press Motor Bearing Repl...

Look for the frame number LS56 *I believe the LS refers to length of shaft and maybe mounting feet but you need to check that. Call a bearing supply and they can probably give you the information.
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 3 286 04-15-2022, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Popular Tools Brand 10" Dado Set $220 Shipped
Post: Popular Tools Brand 10" Dado Set $220 Shipped

Very nice set in excellent condition, virtually unused. 5/8" arbor. I can mail this in a medium flat rate box and I will insure the package and reinforce the inside corners top and bottom with glue bl...
BillN Tool Swap N' Sell 0 180 04-04-2022, 07:31 PM
  0 Thread: Table planks seperating
Post: Table planks seperating

Hi, My daughter had a table built while her family lived in Zambia. Now that they've moved back to the us and live in a much dryer climate the boards are beginning to separate on one end of the top. S...
BillN Woodworking 9 642 03-16-2022, 11:22 PM
  0 Thread: Planer downsizing
Post: RE: Planer downsizing

Someone posted a 15" Jet planer on Craig's list in Gresham. It has a brand new heliacal head. And the seller says he's in the market for a 20" planer.  Too good to be true? Planer (https://portland....
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,537 02-02-2022, 05:09 PM
  0 Thread: Drawer slide shortage
Post: RE: Drawer slide shortage

Mike 55 Wrote: (02-01-2022, 02:23 PM) -- I'm building a pantry cabinet and purchased KV slides from Holdahl. I found them searching for a special adjustable shelf called K2. Their prices for the slid...
BillN Woodworking 13 1,825 02-01-2022, 09:43 PM
  0 Thread: X-Series Bracket System by Century Components
Post: RE: X-Series Bracket System by Century Components

What kind of slides do these work best with? I watched a video where they just dropped the drawer box onto the slide and it seems like the system might work well for retrofitting into some old cabinet...
BillN Woodworking 3 373 01-24-2022, 12:01 AM
  0 Thread: frameless cabinets -how thick for backs?
Post: RE: frameless cabinets -how thick for backs?

If you are going to use a decorative end panel you can plant the backs. Staples and glue directly on without any kind of rabbit. Use nailers inside.
BillN Woodworking 15 1,176 01-05-2022, 05:15 PM
  0 Thread: undermount drawer slide
Post: RE: undermount drawer slide

mr_skittle Wrote: (01-04-2022, 08:59 PM) -- Along with all the other random stuff that is "out of stock", apparently Blum undermount slides next to impossible to get. I have a client insisting on und...
BillN Woodworking 7 709 01-04-2022, 09:35 PM
  Sad Thread: Downsizing table saw
Post: RE: Downsizing table saw

The thread that wouldn't die.
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 20 2,014 11-19-2021, 05:28 PM
  0 Thread: Triton Duo Dowel
Post: RE: Triton Duo Dowel

Cooler Wrote: (10-08-2021, 01:56 PM) -- I have a CTM jig designed for sheet goods.  And a Joint Genie.  I had to import both.  I like them both.  The CTM is great for cabinet work. -- I don't antic...
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 17 2,230 10-17-2021, 11:59 PM
  0 Thread: Track saw question
Post: RE: Track saw question

BloomingtonMike Wrote: (09-27-2021, 02:20 PM) -- I made 120+ box cuts through plywood for installing outlets in my wall panels. I used a rockwell versacut saw with a 3 3/8" blade on it and finished t...
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,671 09-29-2021, 12:32 AM
  0 Thread: Track saw question
Post: RE: Track saw question

I made the cut yesterday. I don't have any stops so the saw or track didn't come with any. I just carefully lowered the saw, made the cut(s) then cleaned up the corners with a jigsaw.  I have a stair...
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,671 09-19-2021, 11:39 AM
  0 Thread: Track saw question
Post: Track saw question

I bought a Makita track saw several years ago but have only used it for making regular guided cuts - end to end. Now I have a need to make a plunge cut along a line in the middle of a panel, then make...
BillN Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,671 09-16-2021, 11:48 AM

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