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  0 Thread: Domino 4mm tenons
Post: RE: Domino 4mm tenons

I’ve found the 4mm dominos very useful for building strong drawers.  Takes a bit of precise work but they work well with 1/2” thick drawer components.  I’ve also used them successfully in reinforcing ...
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 9 1,461 10-19-2020, 09:00 AM
  0 Thread: In search of thin-kerf riving knife
Post: RE: In search of thin-kerf riving knife

Here’s Sawstop’s TK riving knife.  Modifiable to your needs? https://sawstop.3dcartstores.com/20mm-Ri..._p_89.html
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 19 3,150 10-11-2020, 10:58 PM
  0 Thread: shaper origin
Post: RE: shaper origin

I got mine in July and have already put it to practical and creative use. It's great.  Great community and tech support on their website and the  online "Shaper Sessions" occur almost weekly right now...
djcook50 Woodworking 3 1,127 09-19-2020, 06:43 PM
  0 Thread: Shaper Origin
Post: Shaper Origin

Hi Friends, I know it’s an expensive piece of equipment and very specialized, but I’m curious if anyone one the forum has purchased the Shaper Origin.  If so, what what kind of projects are you doing...
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 1 1,040 03-20-2020, 08:21 PM
  0 Thread: A Keeper
Post: A Keeper

Hi Friends, The book, "The Why & How of Woodworking" by Michael Pekovich arrived this week and it's a keeper.  I've enjoyed Michael's articles and projects in Fine Woodworking Magazine for years ...
djcook50 Woodworking 2 2,100 09-15-2018, 10:46 PM
  0 Thread: New Hitachi Compressor - just right for me
Post: RE: New Hitachi Compressor - just right for me

(03-14-2018, 10:35 PM)giradman Wrote: Hi Dave - just purchased the California Air Compressor from Amazon shown below - just a one gallon tank but at 56 decibels sounds like a cat purring compared to...
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 4 3,822 03-14-2018, 10:41 PM
  0 Thread: New Hitachi Compressor - just right for me
Post: New Hitachi Compressor - just right for me

Hey Friends, I don’t have need for a high-end or large capacity compressor for my woodworking shop.  Just something small to drive my brad nailers, etc. I ran across some positive reviews (Woodworke...
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 4 3,822 03-14-2018, 09:28 PM
  0 Thread: New Rough Cut coming in Spring 2018
Post: New Rough Cut coming in Spring 2018

Anyone happen to notice in the back pages of the newest Fine Woodworking that the program Rough Cut will be airing this coming spring? Apparently sponsored by FWW (and others) to be featuring new hos...
djcook50 Woodworking 26 12,865 12-08-2017, 07:55 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen slide-out cutting board
Post: RE: Kitchen slide-out cutting board

(11-25-2017, 09:49 AM)BTH Wrote: I believe I would lay the boards up with the length going the 2 foot deep direction.  If you run the length of the board the width of the opening you will have unsup...
djcook50 Woodworking 10 5,767 11-25-2017, 01:04 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen slide-out cutting board
Post: RE: Kitchen slide-out cutting board

(11-24-2017, 04:06 PM)Steve N Wrote: This is how the higher end cabinet companies, and cabinet contractors do it most often. Thanks for all the responses guys.  So are the solid boards laid up long...
djcook50 Woodworking 10 5,767 11-24-2017, 08:28 PM
  0 Thread: Kitchen slide-out cutting board
Post: Kitchen slide-out cutting board

Hey friends, A family member needs to replace a worn-out kitchen cutting board.  It’s one of those that slides out from below the coutertop.  The original is made of 3/4” plywood of some sort and is ...
djcook50 Woodworking 10 5,767 11-23-2017, 10:56 PM
  0 Thread: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use
Post: RE: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use

(09-02-2017, 06:29 PM)Cecil Wrote: Whiteside? https://www.whitesiderouterbits.com/coll...cts/6400x8 I don't know if that is universal and will fit your router or not. Cecil, I have the 8mm reducer...
djcook50 Woodworking 8 4,172 09-02-2017, 06:57 PM
  0 Thread: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use
Post: RE: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use

(09-02-2017, 06:02 AM)fredhargis Wrote: I hate those split sleeves, and always try to avoid them. But when I'm forced to use one, I always did what you described...line the through slot up in the co...
djcook50 Woodworking 8 4,172 09-02-2017, 02:44 PM
  0 Thread: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use
Post: RE: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use

Handi... Thanks for these tips.  I will try them out.  The main collet is fairly new with low usage, but the fatigue issue makes sense over time. Cheers, Dave
djcook50 Woodworking 8 4,172 09-01-2017, 09:20 PM
  0 Thread: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use
Post: RE: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use

I just received this from the Leigh jig folks: "The collet reducer has several shallow machined slots and one slot that goes completely through. The only “trick” is to line up the through slot on the...
djcook50 Woodworking 8 4,172 09-01-2017, 05:54 PM
  0 Thread: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use
Post: Router Collet Adapter - Seeking advice on use

Hey Friends, I'm using a Triton 3-1/4 HP TRA001 router mounted in a router table.  Using the Leigh 1/2" to 8mm collet reducer to use the 8mm Leigh router bits that work with the Leigh RTJ400 dovetail...
djcook50 Woodworking 8 4,172 09-01-2017, 04:18 PM
  0 Thread: Prepping for new finish, Advice Please
Post: RE: Prepping for new finish, Advice Please

Thanks for the quick responses!  Luckily, we've never used any commercial polishes nor waxes...mostly cleaned it with a damp cloth followed up with a dry towel wipe.  The top is actually dead flat (ru...
djcook50 Finishing 5 3,211 07-16-2017, 03:14 PM
  0 Thread: Prepping for new finish, Advice Please
Post: Prepping for new finish, Advice Please

Hey Friends, Looking for advice on how to prep before refinishing... I need to refinish a cherry table top.  This was one of my early WW projects and my finishing attempts were pretty inexperienced....
djcook50 Finishing 5 3,211 07-16-2017, 01:41 PM
  0 Thread: Anyone Install the Shark Riving Knife?
Post: RE: Anyone Install the Shark Riving Knife?

Israel, I purchased the Sharkguard spliiter set for my (now sold) Delta Unisaw.  This was before the riving knife setup apparently.  I bought the standard thickness plates rather than the thin kerf s...
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 3 2,415 04-27-2017, 07:25 PM
  0 Thread: Ridgid JP06101 Jointer Maintence Question
Post: RE: Ridgid JP06101 Jointer Maintence Question

I was able to remove the back panel of the jointer and gain access to the pulleys (takes gorilla arms to reach up under there and a home-made woodworker's creeper helps too).  Anyway, the setscrew had...
djcook50 Woodworking Power Tools 5 3,027 04-08-2017, 05:15 PM

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