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  0 Thread: New Table Saw !!! Need a blade(s)
Post: New Table Saw !!! Need a blade(s)

Just got a new table saw.  Blade that came with it is mediocre. Is there a general recommendation for a good tablesaw blade?    I was looking through the Taylor Toolworks website and they have g...
Steve Soldo Woodworking Power Tools 22 2,495 04-02-2023, 02:42 PM
  0 Thread: Dumb biscuit joiner question
Post: Dumb biscuit joiner question

Using the Porter Cable biscuit joiner.  Not my favorite tool, but has its uses.   In the process of gluing together some boards, planning to make a flat surface.  They are about 28 inches long and ...
Steve Soldo Woodworking Power Tools 17 7,634 07-02-2019, 12:52 AM
  0 Thread: Track saw dilemma: Festool vs Makita
Post: Track saw dilemma: Festool vs Makita

I am looking to rip plywood, 96 inches long as you know, and also cross cut when needed. I am in the market for a track saw and specifically a one piece track for cutting plywood in this manner. ...
Steve Soldo Woodworking Power Tools 25 23,379 03-29-2019, 12:10 AM
  0 Thread: Does shellac really go bad?
Post: Does shellac really go bad?

Does shellac really go bad? Honestly I don’t use shellac as a primary finish at all. However, I use the Seal Coat product all the time as a sealer prior to spraying water based polyurethane. I of...
Steve Soldo Finishing 12 7,835 03-29-2019, 12:02 AM
  0 Thread: Craters in My Water Based Poly !!!
Post: RE: Craters in My Water Based Poly !!!

Stwood_ Wrote: (02-09-2019, 01:46 AM) -- Have you got too much material coming out of the gun? Looks like the surface is flooded and pools. Also wonder if the water and solvents are seperating. Does...
Steve Soldo Finishing 5 2,954 02-09-2019, 02:11 AM
  0 Thread: Craters in My Water Based Poly !!!
Post: Craters in My Water Based Poly !!!

Would appreciate any helpful comments: Spraying General Finishes High Performance Water Based Polyurethane, gloss, on the sides of some oak drawers.  I have used this product before and never had a...
Steve Soldo Finishing 5 2,954 02-08-2019, 10:12 PM
  0 Thread: Vendor of overtravel slides
Post: RE: Vendor of overtravel slides

MichaelS Wrote: (01-28-2019, 12:19 PM) -- In case it's not solved yet, you could simply mount a shorter drawer on the Blum diagonal corner slides. They are very long and quite robust, but prepare for...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 13 7,067 01-28-2019, 01:51 PM
  0 Thread: Vendor of overtravel slides
Post: RE: Vendor of overtravel slides

MstrCarpenter Wrote: (01-27-2019, 07:55 PM) -- They're 20" closed. You'll lose 2-3/8" of drawer height or 10" of width. -- Each one is 5 inches wide?
Steve Soldo Woodworking 13 7,067 01-27-2019, 11:54 PM
  0 Thread: Vendor of overtravel slides
Post: RE: Vendor of overtravel slides

Stwood_ Wrote: (01-27-2019, 05:48 PM) -- https://www.rockler.com/extension-slides-20-length Item #: 29488 extends to 50" max. I don't see what the closed length of the slides are. -- Actually th...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 13 7,067 01-27-2019, 06:34 PM
  0 Thread: Vendor of overtravel slides
Post: RE: Vendor of overtravel slides

Roly Wrote: (01-27-2019, 02:39 PM) -- What exactly are you doing along with the drawer size and how much weight it will hold.  A full extension slide will put the outside of the drawer back even with...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 13 7,067 01-27-2019, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Vendor of overtravel slides
Post: Vendor of overtravel slides

Hi everyone. Have to place a drawer under a countertop.  To get access to the contents of the drawer, it has to extend significantly outside of the carcass of the box, ideally 200%. I have searc...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 13 7,067 01-27-2019, 12:44 PM
  0 Thread: Baltic Birch—Not
Post: Baltic Birch—Not

Needed some 3/4 Baltic Birch for a cabinet. Went to a local lumberyard that usually has good products. In my experience Baltic Birch has a stamp with Cyrillic characters. This looks Chinese to me....
Steve Soldo Woodworking 10 4,502 01-21-2019, 06:33 AM
  0 Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: RE: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

Willyou Wrote: (10-09-2018, 09:41 AM) -- Using the Omnijig, I have modified the process that pretty much eliminates futzing with edge stops. I'm not familiar with the Leigh jig, but it would probably...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 25 11,000 10-11-2018, 12:31 AM
  0 Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: RE: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

DaveR1 Wrote: (10-08-2018, 09:47 PM) -- It looks like the boards are flush at the near right corner. Is that correct? If it was an alignment issue and the boards were the same width, I would expect a...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 25 11,000 10-08-2018, 11:44 PM
  0 Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: RE: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

In response to the above: Yes the drawer front and sides are the same size If you rotate the drawer 180 degrees, the findings are the same. The kitty corners sides are too short or long. O...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 25 11,000 10-08-2018, 09:30 PM
  0 Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: RE: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

KC Wrote: (10-08-2018, 04:41 AM) -- Are all the pieces square? -- Yes
Steve Soldo Woodworking 25 11,000 10-08-2018, 09:32 AM
  Photo Thread: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error
Post: Dumb question re Dovetail jig error

Making some drawers.  Using the Leigh jig.  This is not easy, as I only use the jig about 2-3 times per year.  Anyhow, have an error where the drawer front is short one corner, and similarly short on ...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 25 11,000 10-08-2018, 12:22 AM
  0 Thread: Choice of wood/finish for kitchen knife rack
Post: RE: Choice of wood/finish for kitchen knife rack

Thank You Everyone
Steve Soldo Woodworking 7 3,759 07-03-2018, 11:22 PM
  0 Thread: Choice of wood/finish for kitchen knife rack
Post: Choice of wood/finish for kitchen knife rack

Making kitchen cabinets.  Want to have a dedicated drawer for various knives used in the kitchen.  So I plan to take a block of wood and make a number of horizontal "slots" to accommodate the knife bl...
Steve Soldo Woodworking 7 3,759 07-03-2018, 01:27 AM
  0 Thread: Bosch PS30 "Disposable" Tool Lament
Post: Bosch PS30 "Disposable" Tool Lament

Have owned a Bosch PS31 Drill a little over 2 years.  Weekend woodworker, use this handy drill here and there for misc projects (e.g. drilling pilot holes). Trigger switch recently broke.  Took it ...
Steve Soldo Woodworking Power Tools 7 4,662 09-15-2017, 12:05 AM

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