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  0 Thread: Desk Design questions
Post: RE: Desk Design questions

(07-28-2020, 06:02 AM)barryvabeach Wrote: I have built around a half dozen for coworkers using electric legs ,   they are fairly inexpensive, make the process extremely quick, and let you adjust the...
jgourlay Woodworking 8 1,487 07-28-2020, 05:47 PM
  0 Thread: Barnowl (or other admin) please hlp w/pword reset
Post: Barnowl (or other admin) please hlp w/pword reset

Barnowl, I saw you respond to Donny from Houston with a similar issue.  THrough a stupid fat fingering I have managed to change my password to I-don't-know-what.  Password recovery is not working.  ...
jgourlay Questions about using the WoodNet forum features 1 919 07-28-2020, 05:44 PM
  Question Thread: Desk Design questions
Post: Desk Design questions

The Covid work has given me both a reason and a need to build a new desk.  I'm flummoxed about certain design aspects and wanted your thoughts.  Picture a "typical" floating top table with an arched a...
jgourlay Woodworking 8 1,487 07-27-2020, 07:59 PM
  Big Grin Thread: Knife Block--just a small thing!
Post: Knife Block--just a small thing!

I used the last magnets from the last boat from China!! Paduak, Paduak sapwood, cherry, and a leetle strip O' purpleheart.  And magnets.  Lots and lots of magnets.
jgourlay Woodworking 2 1,098 04-09-2020, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: Milwaukee Fuel: wow!
Post: Milwaukee Fuel: wow!

I'm not typically a "write a review" guy, but here it is.  I had a Makita impact and drill (12 and 18) many years, pretty good.  Son went to college and so did those two. So after much mulling, a Mil...
jgourlay Woodworking Power Tools 8 2,567 01-26-2020, 07:28 PM
  0 Thread: Paduak + The Sun mystery--Thoughts?
Post: RE: Paduak + The Sun mystery--Thoughts?

(01-01-2020, 03:34 PM)SteveS Wrote: It's the wood. AP is very sensitive to change from light, even low levels, albeit slowly and, from what I've seen, doesn't get that ugly brown hue at low levels, ...
jgourlay Woodworking 4 2,029 01-04-2020, 03:59 PM
  0 Thread: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?
Post: RE: Woodworking as a hobby -- is it dying out?

(12-02-2019, 06:39 PM)MsNomer Wrote: I think WW is at a turning point similar to when power cords came into the shop.  This time, it’s  CNC, etc., which seem ordinary to the youngsters, but are alie...
jgourlay Woodworking 77 25,433 01-01-2020, 02:36 PM
  0 Thread: Paduak + The Sun mystery--Thoughts?
Post: Paduak + The Sun mystery--Thoughts?

I built a table using paduak-selected specifically because my past Paduak projects have all aged to a very dark reddish brown.  The ageing on these were all accelerated by sunlight, but after about a ...
jgourlay Woodworking 4 2,029 01-01-2020, 02:30 PM
  0 Thread: LV Plough Plane Vs Stanley 45
Post: RE: LV Plough Plane Vs Stanley 45

(07-04-2019, 12:04 PM)Strokes77 Wrote: For grooves near the edges of boards , I can't imagine a better tool than LV small plough.  Compared to the 45, the LV is so much... Better.   If your talking...
jgourlay Woodworking Hand Tools 5 2,671 07-04-2019, 12:21 PM
  0 Thread: Dewalt vs Milwaukee 18V system? And: Drill vs. Hammer Drill.
Post: Dewalt vs Milwaukee 18V system? And: Drill vs. H...

My son is going to off college in August, and I am using this opportunity to give him his first set of all the tools I want to replace.  Soon, he'll be the proud owner of a makita drill with only one ...
jgourlay Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,650 07-04-2019, 11:49 AM
  0 Thread: Dark Ages - 1st Furniture
Post: RE: Dark Ages - 1st Furniture

Any furniture was a sign of wealth, or at least prosperity 'back in the day'.  The first pieces were front door and window treatments:  sills and shutter.  Next were screens, the Chinese and Japanese...
jgourlay Woodworking Hand Tools 18 6,628 07-04-2019, 11:33 AM
  0 Thread: LV Plough Plane Vs Stanley 45
Post: LV Plough Plane Vs Stanley 45

I have the Stanley 45 and about a billion blades, geegaws, and various assortments attachments and accouterments. I haaaaaaaaate using a router.  But, I find the 45 klugey enough that often I reach f...
jgourlay Woodworking Hand Tools 5 2,671 07-04-2019, 11:12 AM
  0 Thread: Building Kitchen Cabinets?
Post: RE: Building Kitchen Cabinets?

(06-15-2019, 01:32 PM)Bob Lang Wrote: Not to come across as a complete shill, but my book, The Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker https://readwatchdo.com/2014/05/the-comp...inetmaker/ is likely to be w...
jgourlay Woodworking 19 5,979 06-30-2019, 04:33 PM
  0 Thread: Building Kitchen Cabinets?
Post: RE: Building Kitchen Cabinets?

(06-15-2019, 01:32 PM)Bob Lang Wrote: Not to come across as a complete shill, but my book, The Complete Kitchen Cabinetmaker https://readwatchdo.com/2014/05/the-comp...inetmaker/ is likely to be w...
jgourlay Woodworking 19 5,979 06-17-2019, 09:12 PM
  0 Thread: Yikes!!! Need a special hinge
Post: Yikes!!! Need a special hinge

Gentlemen, I made a major screw up and I'm hoping there is a special hinge that will save me.  I built a cabinet with overlay doors and four sliding drawers.   What I did wrong was fail to realize th...
jgourlay Woodworking 5 2,651 06-15-2019, 04:16 PM
  0 Thread: Building Kitchen Cabinets?
Post: Building Kitchen Cabinets?

Once a decade I find myself doing a small bit of kitchen cabinet type work, and it's always a struggle.  I cut my teeth on solid wood bookshelves, and boxes, and the occasional "major" project like ha...
jgourlay Woodworking 19 5,979 06-15-2019, 11:41 AM
  0 Thread: Track marks with shelix in DW735
Post: Track marks with shelix in DW735

I just put a shelix cutterhead into a DW735.  I'm getting definite track marks in defined location.  Could this be an insert turned not quite right?
jgourlay Woodworking Power Tools 10 3,670 05-17-2019, 04:43 PM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Fence?
Post: RE: Drill Press Fence?

Thanks all!  Very helpful and exactly what I needed!
jgourlay Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,937 05-15-2019, 07:08 PM
  0 Thread: Drill Press Fence?
Post: Drill Press Fence?

Ima make me a drill press fence.  Zero clearance insert, movable fence with a scale, coupla hold downs, a stop block.  What OTHER feature(s) should it have?
jgourlay Woodworking Power Tools 11 3,937 05-12-2019, 07:00 PM
  0 Thread: Coarser diamond stone?
Post: Coarser diamond stone?

Does anyone make a diamond stone more coarse than the 140gr Atoma stone?  Something, say, as coarse as a person file but with diamonds?
jgourlay Woodworking Hand Tools 7 3,084 05-11-2019, 07:22 PM

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