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  0 Thread: Tablesaw Crosscut Sled Build (Pics)
Post: RE: Tablesaw Crosscut Sled Build (Pics)

I use a similar method.
GeeDub Woodworking 11 2,471 08-25-2020, 11:07 AM
  0 Thread: Credentials
Post: Credentials

It is a real crap shoot getting logged on here.  After my most recent failure to log on I was able to once again a few days later.  Same credentials, nothing has changed.  I know, I know, I listened t...
GeeDub Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 1 786 07-16-2020, 12:16 PM
  0 Thread: This comparison of shop made vs. factory made cabinets is almost funny.
Post: RE: This comparison of shop made vs. factory made ...

I felt very awkward when my MIL got her "solid wood" kitchen remodel done by a pro shop. I didn't have the heart to tell her she was looking at plastic wrapped MDF with pictures of wood on it. While...
GeeDub Woodworking 28 6,190 07-09-2020, 02:18 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Blade Shroud Hose?
Post: RE: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Bl...

@BloomingtonMike - You sure wouldn't want to put your tape, ear muffs or goggles down in the wrong place in your shop :D
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 12 3,237 07-07-2020, 12:02 PM
  0 Thread: Riving knives
Post: RE: Riving knives

That looks like it will tilt but, I don't see how it raises and lowers with the blade. In the first pic the splitter appears to be nearly touching the table top and the blade is still proud(?). The ...
GeeDub Woodworking 18 4,469 07-07-2020, 11:58 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Blade Shroud Hose?
Post: RE: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Bl...

"I don't know, I think sometimes we look for solutions to non-existent problems. " Excellent point. I should be careful. I am bored because I am between shops and trying to be productive. I need to...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 12 3,237 07-06-2020, 12:23 PM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Blade Shroud Hose?
Post: RE: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Bl...

(07-06-2020, 10:54 AM)Handplanesandmore Wrote: I do not see how the removal of the blade shroud hose (for the dust collection blade guard, if that's what we're talking about here) would benefit the ...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 12 3,237 07-06-2020, 11:05 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Blade Shroud Hose?
Post: RE: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Bl...

(07-06-2020, 08:19 AM)fredhargis Wrote: I hope Bloomington Mike sees this and chimes in. He opened his (ICS) port to 8", and as I recall he left the blade shroud hose in place. I keep thinking about...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 12 3,237 07-06-2020, 10:35 AM
  0 Thread: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Blade Shroud Hose?
Post: Saw Stop 3HP PCS - Increase 4" port to 6" - Blade ...

I have read about and experienced the benefits of moving from 4" ports on machines to 6".  My specific question is about doing so on a Saw Stop 3HP PCS. Opening up the port from 4" to 6" is easy enoug...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 12 3,237 07-05-2020, 07:22 PM
  0 Thread: Drawer organization
Post: RE: Drawer organization

Nicely done. I find it easy to keep the shop neat when I have a place for everything. It just takes a few minutes to go from working to ready to shut off the lights no matter how much stuff I get ou...
GeeDub Woodworking Hand Tools 5 1,832 07-05-2020, 04:36 PM
  0 Thread: Anybody work with Hickory? Couple of questions.
Post: RE: Anybody work with Hickory? Couple of questions...

At the slow speed your planer is making about 70 cuts per inch (feel free to check my math) so I don't see it being knife related.  A chalk mark on a test blank run through the planer would help confi...
GeeDub Woodworking 12 3,127 07-05-2020, 04:27 PM
  0 Thread: BS Fence Micro-Adjust Feature: A Semi-Brilliant Idea: SUCCESS!
Post: RE: Bandsaw Fence Micro-Adjust Feature

Thumbs up to the ingenuity of Ohio Mike.  I like to keep it simple when possible.  People spend stupid-money on alignment tools for woodworking machines.  I have used my Poor Man's Rotocater for years...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 23 6,353 07-05-2020, 12:24 PM
  0 Thread: Ridgid ROS
Post: RE: Ridgid ROS

That sander has an LSA. I'm not sure now that you've taken it apart. In my experience with smaller tools, if you registered it properly they will just give you a new one. Even on my spindle/belt sa...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 4 1,645 07-05-2020, 12:21 PM
  0 Thread: Arts and Crafts style lamps
Post: RE: Arts and Crafts style lamps

Nicely done. I like the design and execution. These are a bucket list item for me.
GeeDub Woodworking 21 4,168 07-03-2020, 07:28 PM
  0 Thread: BS Fence Micro-Adjust Feature: A Semi-Brilliant Idea: SUCCESS!
Post: RE: Bandsaw Fence Micro-Adjust Feature

I did not find any commercial offerings that suited the Laguna. My Google-fu is strong but, not otherworldly. I built a shop made one for an old router table. If you can fit a block and clamp to yo...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 23 6,353 07-03-2020, 09:41 AM
  0 Thread: Finished my out-feed assembly table
Post: RE: Finished my out-feed assembly table

Great job Terry. An outfeed that add function and storage. What a welcome upgrade for you. Nice mod in adding the strip to fill the gap. My table also has an offset and shape to accommodate this. ...
GeeDub Woodworking 12 3,252 07-02-2020, 10:49 AM
  0 Thread: ROS paper loading up polishing epoxy
Post: RE: ROS paper loading up polishing epoxy

Another vote for wet sanding. Wet sanding in woodworking is not like wet sanding in auto body work. I use a spray bottle of mineral spirits that dries faster than I would like so, no runs, no mess. ...
GeeDub Woodworking 12 2,755 07-01-2020, 12:52 PM
  0 Thread: Router Bits / Yonico
Post: RE: Router Bits / Yonico

rwe2156 hits on my question. Useful life is where the value of a bit kicks in for me on commonly used profiles. In tests the differences in longevity are quite distinct. That is, a $20 bit I ha...
GeeDub Woodworking 9 2,430 07-01-2020, 11:24 AM
  0 Thread: tablesaw pulleys
Post: RE: tablesaw pulleys

Scribe a mark on the shaft so you can return it to that place if required. If you are changing both pulleys (to machined pulleys I assume) you will need to align them. Contractor saws are not partic...
GeeDub Woodworking Power Tools 5 1,949 06-28-2020, 12:20 PM
  0 Thread: Thread for tools that look gimicky but work!
Post: RE: Thread for tools that look gimicky but work!

@bhh - Good call on the PicQuic.  Can't believe I didn't think of it.  I still have the stubby from the set I bought back in the 90's.  I ordered a new full size one with the Canadian bit set (more Ro...
GeeDub Woodworking 20 6,483 06-28-2020, 11:37 AM

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