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    Forrest Gon

    new bandsaw wont' cut straight

    Thread Starter: Forrest Gon

    My first bandsaw, a new rikon 10-3061, set it up according to the manual and various youtube tutorials such as Alex Snodgrass's method (align the blade, tension the blade, thrust bearings and side guides) Now the issue is: the saw just won't cut straight, it will pull the wood off the fence...

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    Bill Brammer

    Solid Walnut bookshelf dados - is glue enough?

    Thread Starter: Bill Brammer

    Building 6 ft high, 28 in wide, 12 inch deep solid 3/4 inch walnut bookshelf , no adjustable shelves. I have dados for all shelves. The sides are a little bowed, requiring some pressure with clamps to pull them together with the dados. Not a ton, but some. I'm trying to decide if I need to add...

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    Michael Zerance

    3-Phase vs Single Phase Equipment

    Thread Starter: Michael Zerance

    My new location does not have 3-phase service so I will be installing a phase converter to power my sanders, spray booth fan, and some other smaller pieces of equipment. I am leaning hard towards the Phase Perfect. For new equipment purchases, when there is an option for either single phase or...

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    Jim Koepke

    Nailed It!

    Thread Starter: Jim Koepke

    One of my habits (not going to debate whether it is good or bad) is to keep extras of many things. This has mostly been made stronger by living miles from the nearest retail establishment of any kind. A round trip to town is going to take up at least an hour or two, not to mention the cost of...

    Last Post By: Jim Koepke Today, 2:08 PM Go to last post
    Jason Sellers

    Only one mortise chisel?

    Thread Starter: Jason Sellers

    Iíve seen it suggested by several woodworkers that you can get by with a single mortise chisel, e.g., 1/4 or 5/16. Iím interested in building shaker style furniture, and there are many 1/2 mortises. Many tables have a 1 1/2 leg, so that would be a 1/2 mortise using the rule of one third. That seems...

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    John Kananis

    Some Help Finding a Bottom Bowl Gouge

    Thread Starter: John Kananis

    I'm looking for a U-shaped gouge for working the inside of a bowl, 3/4 or 5/8. No one seems to have the Thompson. All I'm finding is the Ashley Harwood line and that's 250 bucks for steel and handle...a bit much but if I HAVE to. Not saying I'm not willing to pay for quality tools, just seems a bit...

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