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  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

(07-21-2021, 08:24 PM)TRW Wrote: Woodcraft gave up giving me updates on my backordered #5 1/2 Wood River plane I ordered in January.  Last date they showed was "unknown" Finally!  Got notification ...
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 08-30-2021, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set
Post: RE: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set

After reading many reviews and much deliberation, I took the "buy once, cry once" route and purchased a Robert Sorby 8 piece HSS set.
TRW Woodturning 10 694 08-21-2021, 01:40 AM
  0 Thread: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set
Post: RE: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set

Thanks for the answers so far. For sharpening, I already have a Rikon slow speed 8" grinder set up with CBN wheels for sharpening regular chisel and plane blades. I have the Kodiak system from WoodT...
TRW Woodturning 10 694 08-16-2021, 11:07 PM
  0 Thread: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set
Post: Best "Bang for the Buck" Lathe Chisel Set

Just purchased my first lathe, a Grizzly G0462.  It should be here in a week or two and now its time to outfit it.  Need to get a set of lathe chisels.  Based on reviews on the internet, they are all ...
TRW Woodturning 10 694 08-15-2021, 10:19 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

Woodcraft gave up giving me updates on my backordered #5 1/2 Wood River plane I ordered in January.  Last date they showed was "unknown"
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 07-21-2021, 08:24 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

Update: Woodriver 5-1/2 plane: now delayed till July  :@ Jet 6 x 48 x 12 sanding station: got shipping notification today. :yes:  Ordered 31 Dec 2020.
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 05-27-2021, 10:43 PM
  0 Thread: I need a better mobile base!
Post: RE: I need a better mobile base!

I have many mobile bases and the one I hate the most is the one just like yours that I have on my drill press.  While I don't have a 28000, most of my other bases are of this style and I like them muc...
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 11 2,004 04-09-2021, 09:11 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

Update: Wood River 5-1/2 plane still on back order with a June fill date. Same for the Jet 6 x 48 sander. Got the Veritas honing guides a few days ago.. One down, two to go!
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 04-05-2021, 09:37 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

Well, I received an update from WC today on the Jet sander which was heartening because at least bad news is better than no news.  The back-order date has now been pushed back to 15 May.  Ordered it o...
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 03-09-2021, 01:54 PM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: RE: Everything on Backorder!

(03-02-2021, 04:01 AM)iclark Wrote: You don't say where you are. If there are any Woodcraft stores in your area, it could be worth calling them and asking if they have what you want in stock or if t...
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 03-09-2021, 01:53 AM
  0 Thread: Everything on Backorder!
Post: Everything on Backorder!

Ordered three things in the last three months that have all gone on long term backorder due  I'm sure to COVID. First was a Wood River 5- 1\2 plane. Initially Woodcraft told me early March and then ch...
TRW Woodworking Power Tools 41 8,791 02-28-2021, 06:50 PM
  0 Thread: Waterlox on Pine? Pine door Finish Advice
Post: RE: Waterlox on Pine? Pine door Finish Advice

Thanks for the replies guys.  I've heard good things about and always wanted to try Waterlox, so I'll probably go that route. I've never used gel stains either and it sounds like they are less proble...
TRW Finishing 7 1,365 02-01-2021, 09:39 PM
  0 Thread: Waterlox on Pine? Pine door Finish Advice
Post: Waterlox on Pine? Pine door Finish Advice

I have 11 pine interior doors to finish and was wondering if anyone had experience using Waterlox on pine.   These are BORG Jeld Wen interior pine slab doors.  My wife and I both like the natural loo...
TRW Finishing 7 1,365 01-31-2021, 10:30 PM
  0 Thread: Other uses for floor poly?
Post: Other uses for floor poly?

Anybody here ever use floor poly on anything other than floors? I have 11 solid wood pine doors to finish and was just going to use BLO and polyurethane. Brother in law suggested using Fabulon floor p...
TRW Finishing 6 1,247 01-30-2021, 12:37 PM
  0 Thread: Forest blade sharpening
Post: RE: Forest blade sharpening

Used them at least twice. Once just for a regular sharpening and once recently for sharpening and chipped tooth replacement.  Did a great job on both tasks.  They're only down the road a bit in Clifto...
TRW Woodworking 13 2,499 12-05-2020, 09:11 PM
  0 Thread: Parting Out a Dewalt DW705S
Post: Parting Out a Dewalt DW705S

I had a Dewalt DW705S 12-inch compound miter saw that served me well for 20 years before the trunnion cracked. It is now stuck permanently at 90 degrees but still runs like a bat out of hell. Replaced...
TRW Tool Swap N' Sell 2 944 09-09-2020, 08:23 PM
  0 Thread: New Yankee Workshop Plans
Post: RE: New Yankee Workshop Plans

(01-13-2020, 07:30 PM)wood2woodknot Wrote: Don't know if this will work in this instance. Games I have played:  sometimes when I have a file that I cannot print, save, etc. I have found a work-arou...
TRW Woodworking 8 3,475 01-13-2020, 09:44 PM
  0 Thread: New Yankee Workshop Plans
Post: New Yankee Workshop Plans

Anyone purchased any lately? I purchased two plans this week and can't download them.  Instructions tell me to: "Printing Instructions The Measured Drawings are copyright protected and can only be p...
TRW Woodworking 8 3,475 01-11-2020, 11:03 PM
  0 Thread: Knife block build (pic heavy)
Post: RE: Knife block build (pic heavy)

Outstanding job!  I love it!
TRW Woodworking 24 4,875 11-07-2019, 10:46 PM
  0 Thread: Long Term Impact of Trade War on Woodworking Tool Prices
Post: RE: Long Term Impact of Trade War on Woodworking T...

Latest Grizzly catalog I received shows most of the tools now being made in Taiwan which I believe is not subject to tariffs.
TRW Woodworking 71 25,908 06-12-2019, 11:17 PM

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