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  0 Thread: Stereo Cabinets
Post: RE: Stereo Cabinets

The contrasting colors are beautiful. Nice job!
Hardwood Woodworking 13 730 09-11-2022, 07:57 PM
  0 Thread: SawStop: Eating Crow
Post: RE: SawStop: Eating Crow

A couple of years ago I was very frustrated with my Powermatic 64 saw and asked for advice on this website, about which table saw to buy.  Actually I knew I wanted to get the Sawstop Professional C...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 41 1,909 09-09-2022, 08:07 PM
  0 Thread: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser
Post: RE: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser

Thanks guys for all of the responses! Long story short, my wife got me the Jet Mortiser off Amazon and it was damaged during shipment and the spindle wouldn’t turn. So I returned it and drove to a ...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 9 302 09-06-2022, 08:58 PM
  0 Thread: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser
Post: JET JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser

I recently got a Jet JBM-5 Benchtop Mortiser as a birthday gift from my wife. I like it and at less than 1/2 the price of the Powermatic Benchtop Mortiser it will meet my needs. It comes with 3 chisel...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 9 302 09-05-2022, 12:54 PM
  0 Thread: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp
Post: RE: SawStop question -- 1.75 vs 3 hp

Last year I replaced my Powermatic 64 contractor saw with a 52" fence system. I got a 3hp SawStop PCS with the 36" fence system. I'm very, very happy my 3hp and also the 36" fence system. For me, t...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 42 4,596 03-27-2022, 10:51 AM
  0 Thread: Where do you find woodworking plans?
Post: RE: Where do you find woodworking plans?

Thanks, K.L. The drawers first idea is a good one.   I have not seen the offer for 1,500 "free plans" but I would be very skeptical about the "free" part. I will pass on that. (And 1,500 plans proba...
Hardwood Woodworking 11 1,348 03-27-2022, 10:32 AM
  0 Thread: Where do you find woodworking plans?
Post: RE: Where do you find woodworking plans?

Willyou Wrote: (03-22-2022, 11:13 AM) -- I am surprised that you say you can't find plans among the various magazines. I have subscribed to two magazines for years and almost every issue they have me...
Hardwood Woodworking 11 1,348 03-22-2022, 02:11 PM
  0 Thread: Where do you find woodworking plans?
Post: RE: Where do you find woodworking plans?

Thanks everyone, it seems like I've looked in all of the usual places.  Someone pointed out that I should just use pencil and paper and actually I'm pretty good with that approach. I might be guilt...
Hardwood Woodworking 11 1,348 03-21-2022, 07:18 PM
  0 Thread: Where do you find woodworking plans?
Post: Where do you find woodworking plans?

I'm looking to build myself a new desk. I'm thinking about an "L" shaped desk to take advantage of the windows in my office.  Actually, a table(s) with some drawers may better meet my needs, and ge...
Hardwood Woodworking 11 1,348 03-19-2022, 10:05 PM
  0 Thread: What would you do differently if you were setting up your shop?
Post: RE: What would you do differently if you were sett...

My wife and I are in our 3rd house, and I now have the best shop I ever had. The key (as you are doing) was to develop a good plan before I started. I am fortunate to have a 800 square foot basement s...
Hardwood Woodworking 21 1,968 03-19-2022, 09:27 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

An update, I finally got my new table saw!  I ordered the 3hp, SawStop PCS with the 36" T-Glide fence, the integrated mobile base, and the overarm dust collection. In total, I think it was 6 or 7 b...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 06-13-2021, 08:25 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

merced Wrote: (04-09-2021, 06:43 PM) -- Another Sawstop data point for you.  I ordered a 3 HP 36" PCS through Woodcraft in Februrary, and I got a call that it's in -- 6 weeks and a day to Northern Vi...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 04-09-2021, 08:39 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

I pulled the trigger on a new SawStop today.  I ordered the 3HP Professional Cabinet Saw with the 36" T-Glide Fence System. I visited the local "show room" (Woodcraft store) on Monday and talked to...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 04-06-2021, 09:08 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

Well guys, thanks for all of the discussion, it's been very helpful. One of the things I needed to do was get my wife on board with the purchase of a cabinet saw. I showed her the SawStop hot dog v...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 04-03-2021, 09:15 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: RE: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

Thank you guys for all of the replies. You have given me much to think about. As someone mentioned, I should pry open my wallet, and that is true on several fronts. Moving a table saw in and out of my...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 03-31-2021, 02:13 PM
  0 Thread: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?
Post: Powermatic 64A - should I upgrade?

I have a Powermatic 64A contractor saw that I bought new about 20 years ago.  It's been a good saw for me, but lately I've become frustrated with it. I'm wondering if I should upgrade to a 3 hp cabine...
Hardwood Woodworking Power Tools 31 5,808 03-27-2021, 10:37 PM

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