• Recent Articles

  • Recent Article Comments Widget

  • Hottest Threads

    Patrick Walsh

    Vintage Martin T75 restoration

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    So I have a opportunity to purchase the above machine for a fair deal from my employer. I am aware of the phenolic guides being pop riveted I the the sliding table along with not availible for replacement. So my question is as follows to those in the know with regard to the phenolic ways....

    Last Post By: Patrick Walsh Today, 1:16 PM Go to last post
    Mike Heidrick

    Pole Barn 40X64X16

    Thread Starter: Mike Heidrick

    Signed a contract yesterday with S&L Builders out of Indiana for a 40X64X16 Pole Barn with a 10X24 porch. Build date August 18, 2014. Plan to install Pex for raidant floor heat. Concrete slab 5" thick. Also doing 1.5" closed cell foam under the pad. Built on Laminated posts in ground. Will...

    Last Post By: Mike Kees Yesterday, 9:09 PM Go to last post
    Patrick Walsh

    1982 Martin T-23

    Thread Starter: Patrick Walsh

    And so it seems it begins again. The T-75 isn’t even technically done and I have a new project. I’m not gonna go all buggy on this one “just yet” if ever. I will 100% go all the way through the machine and make sure it is 100% fully functional to the 9’s. 10’ for me if it was a term. If anything...

    Last Post By: Patrick Walsh Today, 1:12 PM Go to last post
    Ken Fitzgerald

    Shop lighting......

    Thread Starter: Ken Fitzgerald

    Here's an article that answers a lot of shop lighting questions that are so often asked here. http://www.sawmillcreek.org/content.php?146-Lighting-the-Small-Workshop-by-Jack-Lindsey

    Last Post By: Bill Webster Yesterday, 9:51 PM Go to last post
    Andrew Pitonyak

    Help me understand the MSDS for Honing Oil

    Thread Starter: Andrew Pitonyak

    Help me understand the MSDS for Honing Oil. Remember, I have not had Chemistry since high school, in the early 1980's. Norton Sharpening Oil - Highly refined Mineral Oil I was told that Norton Sharpening Oil is not much more than highly refined mineral oil and the MSDS was pretty easy to...

    Last Post By: Mel Fulks Yesterday, 10:13 PM Go to last post
    Thomas Wilson

    Complete set of Lie Nielsen bench planes

    Thread Starter: Thomas Wilson

    Some aficionados here haunt the antique auction sites. Some buy premium brands, either Lie-Nielsen or Veritas. Some buy functional knock-offs, like Wood River. Some buy seriously inexpensive hard to tune brands. I fell in with Lie-Nielsen 20 years ago and have been satisfied with the quality...

    Last Post By: Tony Zaffuto Yesterday, 3:30 PM Go to last post
  • Barry McFadden

    There is no available content written by Barry McFadden
  • Recent Polls

    What's your opinion? (Votes: 20)

    1. It's a shame, that could have been some really nice wide panels. (Votes: 17)

    2. Yesssssss, the world can never have enough heavily checked cookie tables. (Votes: 3)

  • Recent Forum Posts

    Tom Bender

    Is a 12" jointer needed?

    Easy peasy, remove the steps, fill the hole with sand, place the planer on the sand, shovel the sand out underneath.

    Tom Bender Today, 1:52 PM Go to last post
    Lisa Starr

    It is always the easy stuff that bites you

    As already mentioned, our son purchased his 1st home and it was a foreclosure. We've completed the demo of the 3 basement bedrooms (I wouldn't have let

    Lisa Starr Today, 1:50 PM Go to last post
    Clark Hussey

    Deck cleaner

    For several years, I washed houses, decks and roofs. For a dirty deck it would usually come clean with about a 1% bleach solution. Just apply let it set

    Clark Hussey Today, 1:46 PM Go to last post
    Tom Bender


    Glen you're the king of featherboards .

    Tom Bender Today, 1:44 PM Go to last post
    John Keeton

    Wedding ring

    Some years ago I was climbing down from a tree stand. I had installed metal screw-in steps in the tree, and as I was dismounting from the last step my

    John Keeton Today, 1:43 PM Go to last post
  • Recent Blog Posts