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  1. Iím getting ready to spray Rustoleum Ultra...

    Iím getting ready to spray Rustoleum Ultra Coverage. It is waterbased and says you donít have to prime. It has limited colors but in my first test it dried harder than the Dutch Boy cabinet paint I...
  2. I also have a TECO L510 Drive and I believe it is...

    I also have a TECO L510 Drive and I believe it is set at 5 hertz at the factory. Iím almost positive mine was the same way. I had to up the hertz to 60 too.
  3. Letís operate on the premise that the new bandsaw...

    Letís operate on the premise that the new bandsaw will have a fence and the old one is worth more with a custom fence. Now, time to trim!

    I guess you could always contact Kreg about a...
  4. If you have no intention of upgrading the saw and...

    If you have no intention of upgrading the saw and keeping the fence then Iíd vote for cutting it.

    You can cut aluminum on your table saw and with a fine tooth carbide blade and going slow, you...
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    I would second this. Get new rubber from...

    I would second this. Get new rubber from Woodworkers Toolworks and glue it on with what he recommends. You can crown the rubber a dozen different ways but I havenít seen anything easier than Keith...
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    I wonder if we are shipping items to Estonia and...

    I wonder if we are shipping items to Estonia and the shipping containers would come back empty otherwise. In other words, shipping is probably free to almost free and the labor rate is significantly...
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    Sometimes it takes a shot in belly to learn this...

    Sometimes it takes a shot in belly to learn this lesson. It was an odd place to have a bruise. I once dented a steel door 20 feet away. Fortunately, I already learned to not stand behind the blade...
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    The age of the saw really matters too. Back in...

    The age of the saw really matters too. Back in the day, horsepower was more sold along the lines of a minimum rating whereas now itís marked at the theoretical peak horsepower.

    I have a 1996 PM...
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    We bought a speed queen after a disappointing...

    We bought a speed queen after a disappointing experience with a Kenmore. I definitely recommend a Speed Queen. We are very pleased with it.
  10. Iíve been thinking about this kind of project but...

    Iíve been thinking about this kind of project but Iíve got an old standard Wood Vise that I plan to disassemble and use.
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    I recently had to make floor boards for an old...

    I recently had to make floor boards for an old tractor and they wanted it to look original. I was able to source old boards cut with a circle sawmill. I did all my leveling and height adjustments on...
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    Iíve got a carpet laying straight edge just like...

    Iíve got a carpet laying straight edge just like Mark and itís definitely more than good enough for woodwork. Thatís my vote for the sweet spot on price vs accuracy.
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    I prefer to cut 1/2Ē dados and then a matching...

    I prefer to cut 1/2Ē dados and then a matching 1/2Ē rabbit on the plywood.
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    My friend and I recently had to join two 8 foot,...

    My friend and I recently had to join two 8 foot, 24Ē wide maple countertops into a 4í wide island. The countertops were hit with a round over bit so we needed to rip a 1/4Ē of one side on both. We...
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    My thought on developing my own designs is to...

    My thought on developing my own designs is to look lots and lots of examples of work and not just other furniture. Then see what I remember when I sit down and draw. If it didnít stick in my brain,...
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    Awesome news! Iím glad it worked out so smooth. ...

    Awesome news! Iím glad it worked out so smooth.

    I also wanted to add that if you buy a VFD with the coast feature, you wonít need to worry about a braking resistor if you just let it...
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    Sources of Inspiration

    Iím sitting here on this cold night in my easy chair looking through an issue of Maine Antique Digest (arguably the best antiques magazine) and was looking at the furniture and carvings and feeling...
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    Iíd definitely bring some tools along just in...

    Iíd definitely bring some tools along just in case you need to take it apart. Hopefully someone will be around to help load. Thereís a good chance it could be tipped into the bed of your truck but...
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    It seems from my experience that the larger...

    It seems from my experience that the larger knives, 110, 112, 119, etc are still made in America whereas all the small folding pocket knives are made in China. Iím guessing it takes more work for...
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    I think this is great out of the box thinking and...

    I think this is great out of the box thinking and gave me a few ideas of my own. A ďTĒ Groove or ďTĒ channel might be an option. Maybe a dado at the top and bottom and insert a piece of strapping....
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    I had an old 10Ē Delta Homecraft bandsaw that was...

    I had an old 10Ē Delta Homecraft bandsaw that was well built and ran nice but I sold it after finding a 14Ē Walker Turner to restore. Older Craftsman models are well made too. Actually you really...
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    Template Material Suggestions

    Iím looking for some advice. I need to make three large templates. Each one is about 2í x 5í. The template will be laid on thin steel and traced around. It might be used several times at first and...
  23. Iíd buy a VFD and use that until I got the RPC...

    Iíd buy a VFD and use that until I got the RPC going then sell the VFD on eBay when youíre done with it. Think of it as renting a VFD until you can afford the rotary phase converter. It will be much...
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    Ideal DMT Dia-Sharp set-up?

    I came across a fair deal recently and picked up four DMT Dia-Sharp stones and a veritas mk.11 for $200. The stones are 8Ē x 3Ē and come in Course (325), Fine (600), Extra Fine (1200) and Extra Extra...
  25. I read an article once that said these scams were...

    I read an article once that said these scams were written poorly on purpose. The idea is that a better letter would have more people interested and it would be difficult for the scammers to screen...
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