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  0 Thread: Software program for designing furniture etc
Post: RE: Software program for designing furniture etc

jteneyck Wrote: (05-19-2024, 01:05 PM) -- I've been using the free SketchUp Make2017 since it came out, and prior versions before that.  The new free version only works when connected to the web, som...
Johnny Currado Woodworking 5 168 Yesterday, 02:20 PM
  0 Thread: Software program for designing furniture etc
Post: RE: Software program for designing furniture etc

MarkWells Wrote: (05-19-2024, 05:32 PM) -- Lots of people use SketchUp, but every time I try to use it I think, "I'd rather be in the workshop."  I prefer 2D.  I have a Mac and use MacDraft Professio...
Johnny Currado Woodworking 5 168 Yesterday, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Software program for designing furniture etc
Post: Software program for designing furniture etc

I am working on building a nice table for my wife in our living room and I have other projects on the horizon - dresser, night stands, etc.  What is everyone using on their computer to draw up these k...
Johnny Currado Woodworking 5 168 05-19-2024, 08:16 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop PCS with Overarm 4” dust collector and cabinet
Post: RE: SawStop PCS with Overarm 4” dust collector and...

fredhargis Wrote: (05-03-2024, 11:46 AM) -- Here's what i did, it may not work for you. First, my overarm is the Excalibur, which Sawstop bought out and painted black. Also mine is the first generati...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 2 378 05-04-2024, 11:38 AM
  0 Thread: SawStop PCS with Overarm 4” dust collector and cabinet
Post: SawStop PCS with Overarm 4” dust collector and cab...

I have a 52” PCS SawStop Cabinet saw and just installed the floating overarm dust collector.  I would like to put or build a mobile cabinet to put under my extension table however the long arm support...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 2 378 05-03-2024, 11:03 AM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: RE: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex an...

jteneyck Wrote: (02-11-2024, 03:24 PM) -- Ok thanks for your input John!  You provided a ton of useful information that I can definitely use.  And you brought up information I did not even think abou...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,342 02-11-2024, 04:00 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and po...

I am looking, well in the market, for a good HVLP spray gun that I can attach to my 20 gallon air compressor.  I would like to use it for latex paint for my wood working projects that I build - furnit...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 11 1,342 02-11-2024, 11:16 AM
  0 Thread: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades
Post: RE: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of bl...

kurt18947 Wrote: (01-09-2024, 11:08 AM) -- For wood I've always seen around 3000 feet/minute for small band saws. I guess if I were resawing and the motor was straining I'd select a lower speed and t...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,166 01-15-2024, 02:28 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworker's Supply Inc. has Closed it's doors after 51 years
Post: RE: Woodworker's Supply Inc. has Closed it's doors...

WOW! unbelievable.  Loved them and purchased so much from them. Very sad indeed. Loved their wide selection of tools and items.
Johnny Currado Woodworking 18 2,994 01-08-2024, 07:46 PM
  0 Thread: Please critique my bed design
Post: RE: Please critique my bed design

Bryan F. Wrote: (01-07-2024, 05:50 PM) -- Looks very similar to a full size bed that I built for my son 12yrs ago.  He is 14 now with autism, so he has "put the whoop" on the bed.  A lot of jumping f...
Johnny Currado Woodworking 21 3,136 01-08-2024, 07:44 PM
  0 Thread: Please critique my bed design
Post: RE: Please critique my bed design

Love your design on this build and I actually have built a few very similar to it.  I would drop your rails down a bit too as it would help the mattress.  However I know others have commented about ad...
Johnny Currado Woodworking 21 3,136 01-08-2024, 07:42 PM
  0 Thread: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades
Post: RE: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of bl...

Stwood_ Wrote: (12-31-2023, 02:33 PM) -- I keep multi widths for my MM16. Most all are 3-4 TPI. The wider the blade, I spec less teeth. I've just got another order from these folks. I've bought from...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,166 01-08-2024, 07:36 PM
  0 Thread: Cordless Nailer Recommendations?
Post: RE: Cordless Nailer Recommendations?

I have to say I own both the DeWalt a Milwaukee Fuel and I LOVE my milwaukee nailers bud.  You cannot go wrong with Milwaukee Fuel for their stability, power, and overall build.  Best of luck!
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,816 01-08-2024, 07:34 PM
  0 Thread: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades
Post: RE: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of bl...

Stwood_ Wrote: (12-31-2023, 02:33 PM) -- I keep multi widths for my MM16. Most all are 3-4 TPI. The wider the blade, I spec less teeth. I've just got another order from these folks. I've bought from...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,166 01-01-2024, 09:39 AM
  0 Thread: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades
Post: RE: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of bl...

tablesawtom Wrote: (12-31-2023, 11:56 AM) -- I like a 1/4 - 6 hook toothed blade. I prefer Timberwolf blades for my 14 inch saw. It is the only blade I use on this saw.  I have a 17 inch Grizzly band...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,166 01-01-2024, 09:38 AM
  0 Thread: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades
Post: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades

I just purchased a brand new harbor freight 14” four speed floor band saw and I am looking for some suggestions on what blades to look for to purchase.  Blade size on this unit per the instructions ar...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 10 1,166 12-31-2023, 11:01 AM
  0 Thread: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Dust Collector
Post: RE: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Du...

museumguy Wrote: (11-11-2023, 09:46 AM) -- Interesting answer to your question. The shop that I just left had a dual filter Grizzly industrial sized dust collector. We always had issues with bags blo...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 11 881 11-11-2023, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Dust Collector
Post: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Dust C...

I just purchased a brand new Jet JCDC-1.5 Mobile Cyclone Dust collector and I am looking for replacement bags.  What brands is everyone purchasing?  Is there any after market brands and where are you ...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 11 881 11-11-2023, 09:37 AM
  0 Thread: Sawstop question
Post: RE: Sawstop question

fredhargis Wrote: (08-26-2023, 11:51 AM) -- I sincerely hope this doesn't turn into what most Sawstop topics do...that is: the pro/con argument. Anyway, we had a fairly rough thunderstorm 2 nights ag...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 29 4,061 11-05-2023, 10:59 AM
  0 Thread: Jet Dust Collector 1 1/2 hp vs 2 hp
Post: RE: Jet Dust Collector 1 1/2 hp vs 2 hp

jteneyck Wrote: (11-05-2023, 10:23 AM) -- I doubt you will get 800 actual cfm through two 4" ducts with 1.5 hp.  The cfm ratings you referenced are for zero static pressure drop.  Look at the fan cur...
Johnny Currado Woodworking Power Tools 5 904 11-05-2023, 10:57 AM

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