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  0 Thread: Design question/opinion re entertainment center
Post: RE: Design question/opinion re entertainment cente...

Mine is somewhat similar but I'd have to move a BUNCH of boxes to take a picture. Also, to go wider I'd have to partially obstruct one or both windows. I guess I'll be sticking with 50" or less TVs.
kurt18947 Woodworking 2 156 02-20-2024, 04:53 PM
  0 Thread: Design question/opinion re entertainment center
Post: Design question/opinion re entertainment center

Joe 1086's thread (https://forums.woodnet.net/showthread.php?tid=7375087)about making a wall/shelves/TV space for his daughter prompted a thought I've had for some time. I was recently in a Best Buy ...
kurt18947 Woodworking 2 156 02-19-2024, 10:54 AM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: RE: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex an...

Cabinet Monkey's advice is sound. "Latex" is for walls and ceilings, not cabinetry and furniture. I think Woodcraft sells General Finishes who make spray-able finishes intended for woodwork. I wonder ...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 11 520 02-16-2024, 08:10 PM
  0 Thread: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex and polyurethane
Post: RE: HVLP Spray Gun for air compressor for latex an...

It might also depend on what you're spraying. If you're spraying smaller items you're not going to squeeze the gun's trigger and hold it until the cup is empty. If you're spraying many square feet lik...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 11 520 02-15-2024, 08:26 PM
  0 Thread: HF 34706 Lathe died
Post: RE: HF 34706 Lathe died

Talking to HF or Grizzly seems like a good idea. Maybe try to get as many dimensions as you can before calling. The VFD idea is a nice one but you'd have to pay attention to what it would cost versus ...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 10 682 01-23-2024, 11:54 AM
  0 Thread: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of blades
Post: RE: New Harbor Freight 14” Bandsaw in search of bl...

Johnny Currado Wrote: (01-08-2024, 07:36 PM) -- What speed should I be setting my bandsaw at?  ergo placement of the belts?  I know I have a few options and I am not sure what is best or does it depe...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 10 737 01-09-2024, 11:08 AM
  0 Thread: Grizzly recalling >21,000 wood lathes
Post: RE: Grizzly recalling >21,000 wood lathes

Stwood_ Wrote: (12-06-2023, 08:55 PM) -- Contact Shiraz Balolia, he's a member here. -- I'm not sure how much He or anyone else from Grizzly is going to say beyond what the CPSC has published. I'm ...
kurt18947 Woodworking 6 1,163 12-12-2023, 01:59 PM
  0 Thread: Review of Tianli Handheld Mortiser-Domino Alternative
Post: RE: Review of Tianli Handheld Mortiser-Domino Alte...

I think how many mortises you make/year and how much speed you want. The jig is cheaper and slower -- and messier if that matters. For myself I'd probably buy that jig over a domino because if I make ...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 13 1,619 12-12-2023, 01:48 PM
  0 Thread: Corian router table top
Post: RE: Corian router table top

Re miter slot I used a piece of laminated countertop so had plenty of depth. They make aluminum miter track which works pretty well for what I did, I don't think it would work with 1/2" solid surface,...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 14 1,428 12-12-2023, 01:25 PM
  0 Thread: Best dedicated router table motor
Post: RE: Best dedicated router table motor

tablesawtom Wrote: (12-01-2023, 03:16 PM) -- Just a note. I used Porter Cable 7518 because to my knowledge they were the only variable speed routers available at the time. So I have had them for a lo...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,650 12-07-2023, 05:55 PM
  0 Thread: Laminated plywood shelves
Post: RE: Laminated plywood shelves

Don_M Wrote: (11-27-2023, 11:55 AM) -- For a less then 3' long shelf - IMO you don't necessarily need a 1-1/2" thick shelf (unless that is the look you are going for). May wish to consider a single s...
kurt18947 Woodworking 15 1,728 12-04-2023, 08:01 PM
  0 Thread: Best dedicated router table motor
Post: RE: Best dedicated router table motor

JDuke Wrote: (11-02-2023, 08:51 AM) -- Kurt. I’m familiar with the PC 8529 speed control capacitors fix as I bought a few of them on clearance back when they were going cheap. And did replace...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,650 11-28-2023, 07:11 AM
  0 Thread: Jet clamps bogof @ acme
Post: RE: Jet clamps bogof @ acme

sweensdv2 Wrote: (11-23-2023, 06:47 PM) -- My god, have Jet clamps really gone up that much in price.  I have quite a few of those clamps, that admittedly were bought some years back, that I paid aro...
kurt18947 Woodworking 8 1,161 11-25-2023, 07:13 PM
  0 Thread: Buying a big drill press tomorrow. What should I look for?
Post: RE: Buying a big drill press tomorrow. What shoul...

blanning Wrote: (11-10-2023, 04:28 PM) -- I considered disassembling it for transport, then remembered that. I'm not sure if it makes sense to transport it standing up or lying down.  The seller say...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 16 1,538 11-25-2023, 05:51 PM
  0 Thread: Best dedicated router table motor
Post: RE: Best dedicated router table motor

davco Wrote: (11-21-2023, 12:23 PM) -- Hi Doug,     I built a 3/8" Lexan plate years ago for my homemade router table which I adapted for the Router Raizr.  I wouldn't say installing Router Raizr ...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 28 3,650 11-24-2023, 09:54 PM
  0 Thread: Helical Head for Jet JJ-8CS Jointer?
Post: RE: Helical Head for Jet JJ-8CS Jointer?

If I were considering such a switch I'd also check Jet's price. I looked into converting a JJP-12 Jointer Planer to helical. The Jet helical cutterhead was $600ish, the Byrd was over $1,000. I don't k...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 12 824 11-22-2023, 09:07 AM
  0 Thread: DIY Lipping planer?
Post: RE: DIY Lipping planer?

I remember a few years ago instructions for making an oversized off center base plate for a router. The edge of the base plate had a cut out for the bit and the bit was held in front of the base plate...
kurt18947 Woodworking 8 874 11-19-2023, 11:48 AM
  0 Thread: Uses for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Uses for radial arm saw

Bob Vaughan Wrote: (11-13-2023, 11:09 PM) -- What other machine surface can you pile junk on? -- Sad but true, at least in my shop.
kurt18947 Woodworking 33 3,323 11-19-2023, 11:34 AM
  0 Thread: Uses for radial arm saw
Post: RE: Uses for radial arm saw

I wanted to make some 'egg crate' structures for a torsion table. 1 X 3 s needing slots cut half way thru the 1 X 3 s  that fit into one another. A RAS with a dado blade did the trick nicely. A benefi...
kurt18947 Woodworking 33 3,323 11-12-2023, 10:56 PM
  0 Thread: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Dust Collector
Post: RE: Replacement bags for JET 1.5 Mobile Cyclone Du...

I have a pretty thick clear bottom bag on my typical dust collector. I let it get about half full - it seems to separate better when it's not very full - then remove it, take it outside and put it ups...
kurt18947 Woodworking Power Tools 11 527 11-12-2023, 11:03 AM

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