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  0 Thread: 20" Rip saw wanted
Post: RE: 20" Rip saw wanted

My option was to buy a nice 28" D7 rip off eBay and cut the blade down to 20" with a metal chop saw and just radius the corner with a grinder. I have big hands so having the old style handle with th...
skeeterk Woodworking Hand Tools 10 813 02-01-2024, 01:08 PM
  0 Thread: Large Bandsaw Mobile Base
Post: RE: Large Bandsaw Mobile Base

I have a Bora Portamate rated for 1500 lbs under the PM 1800. I mainly just swing the saw 90 degs in one spot depending if I need more length for ripping longer stock but it has not sieged up after 3...
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 8 1,206 12-12-2023, 03:18 PM
  0 Thread: Miter Saw Dust Collection Question
Post: RE: Miter Saw Dust Collection Question

I copied the box type that replaces the original mitre saw fence seen on several web variations. It has that big gulp hood (4" port) underneath and have a separate 2" hose connected to the OEM dust ch...
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,914 09-12-2023, 02:28 PM
  0 Thread: Bandsaw blade guides - Atlas benchtop
Post: RE: Bandsaw blade guides - Atlas benchtop

wjt Wrote: (07-04-2022, 07:13 PM) -- Not having any luck searching for 1/4" square blade guides for an Atlas 9360 bandsaw. Hoping the brain trust here can assist. Bill -- Not familiar with th...
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,216 07-06-2022, 03:51 PM
  0 Thread: Benchtop Dust collector
Post: RE: Benchtop Dust collector

I currently use a box fan with 20x20 inch filters for the bench top however it does take up some space.  The latest issue of Woodsmith has DC plans that seem interesting using an 8 inch inline duct fa...
skeeterk Woodworking 6 1,693 04-04-2022, 10:26 AM
  0 Thread: Do I need a 16" planer?
Post: RE: Do I need a 16" planer?

I would say yes. I have a 20" planner and always run boards at an angle to reduce snipe.
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 25 5,406 03-23-2022, 02:59 PM
  0 Thread: resource for 'standards in cabinet/furniture design'
Post: RE: resource for 'standards in cabinet/furniture d...

I'll second Bill Hylton's Illustrated Cabinetmaking. It's pretty detailed and gets into the various joints and methods required for each piece of work. My local Rockler has it in stock so it shoul...
skeeterk Woodworking 15 3,537 03-11-2022, 01:48 PM
  0 Thread: Have planer, do I need jointer and what size?
Post: RE: Have planer, do I need jointer and what size?

I sold my 6" jointer several years ago as I needed more floor space and never looked back. The real lumber yards around here (all 3 of them), their rough lumber has already passed through a planer at...
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 33 5,009 12-09-2021, 01:47 PM
  0 Thread: Split Top Roubo Completed!
Post: RE: Split Top Roubo Completed!

Really nice work! The satisfaction of working on that bench with your future projects I'm sure will be priceless.
skeeterk Woodworking 23 3,927 12-08-2021, 10:00 AM
  0 Thread: Lowes price games
Post: RE: Lowes price games

These are $37 now at my local Lowes now too. I could use two more clamps in this size so I took a serious look at them just before Thanksgiving but ended up not buying. Woodcraft had Bessey K bodys...
skeeterk Woodworking 18 4,413 12-08-2021, 09:47 AM
  0 Thread: Router table upgrade ideas
Post: RE: Router table upgrade ideas

jeffss Wrote: (11-16-2021, 12:16 PM) -- So I really wanted a shaper with a power feeder. Just don't use it enough. Going to sell and upgrade my router set up. My only limitation is my router is mount...
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 26 6,088 11-18-2021, 10:15 AM
  0 Thread: Table Edge Router Bit
Post: RE: Table Edge Router Bit

Whiteside has bits for the top edge, you'll need a round over bit for the understand edge.
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 6 980 11-17-2021, 01:30 PM
  0 Thread: So I Decided to Build a Bed: COMPLETED !!!
Post: RE: So I Decided to Build a Bed

Philip1231 Wrote: (11-11-2021, 09:34 AM) -- OK, so the real interest in in wildlife: The buck stopped here: That is a very unique rack. Nice progress ...
skeeterk Woodworking Hand Tools 54 11,803 11-11-2021, 10:05 AM
  0 Thread: So I Decided to Build a Bed: COMPLETED !!!
Post: RE: So I Decided to Build a Bed

Nice work and setup :)
skeeterk Woodworking Hand Tools 54 11,803 11-04-2021, 09:01 AM
  0 Thread: Wood prices: Ouch!
Post: RE: Wood prices: Ouch!

I only have 3 hardwood suppliers here. Rough cut Maple was in $4-$5 range when I last bought it in May. The local WC has rough maple going for $10 per board foot. I wish we had more selection an...
skeeterk Woodworking 19 4,247 11-01-2021, 10:16 AM
  0 Thread: Largest planer on a mobile base
Post: RE: Largest planer on a mobile base

I had PM 20" planer on a Bora mobile for awhile until I decided to dedicate a spot for it.
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 21 4,199 10-26-2021, 10:57 AM
  0 Thread: Powermatic shipping
Post: RE: Powermatic shipping

I ordered a Powermatic BS in early January as a retailer was still offering their black Friday price.  My ship date changed 3 times and I received the saw on July 2nd . Between receiving the material ...
skeeterk Woodworking Power Tools 5 1,218 10-25-2021, 12:22 PM
  0 Thread: Bench info, advise
Post: RE: Bench info, advise

olympus Wrote: (10-15-2021, 08:05 PM) -- I have been out of woodworking as a beginer for several years. I am left handed and would like to ask for suggestions as to adding or replacing one of my vise...
skeeterk Woodworking 10 2,632 10-18-2021, 12:30 PM
  0 Thread: Cloud lift Greene and greene
Post: RE: Cloud lift Greene and greene

I built that same frame and have it in the front hall over a G & G table.   I used a knife line and chisel also.
skeeterk Woodworking 7 1,903 10-18-2021, 12:15 PM
  0 Thread: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?
Post: RE: Work bench thickness is 3" too much?

Depends on your intended use. If looking to use hand planes and holdfasts, that extra thickness is handy for weight. Sometimes pushing a wide plane will cause your bench to move. A holdfast needs t...
skeeterk Woodworking 21 4,067 10-13-2021, 12:11 PM

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