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    I'm in NorCal. No real extremes in weather. Hot...

    I'm in NorCal. No real extremes in weather. Hot in the summer, rainy in the winter. The grill is covered all the time, but exposed to weather. At first, I thought about just leaving it...
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    Erik, I will likely do some test finish on some...

    Erik, I will likely do some test finish on some off cut pieces. I'm hoping poly will do ok out doors.
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    https://www.rockler.com/bamboo-lumber-by-the-piece...

    https://www.rockler.com/bamboo-lumber-by-the-piece. Says its good for cutting boards, bread boards, etc. It's laminated bamboo. At first I thought bamboo would be fine outdoors, with no finish at...
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    Bamboo Ply Outdoor Finish Help...

    I'm using the bamboo ply from Rockler, to make a shelf on my grill. I'm wondering what the best finish would be? It will be covered most of the time.
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    Ya...plyboo is what I'll be using. I only have...

    Ya...plyboo is what I'll be using. I only have to make a few cuts and I am using carbide blades, so I hope they will be fine.
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    Bamboo Hard On Tools?

    I'm getting a couple of bamboo boards from Rockler and I'm wondering if there are any issues machining the bamboo that I should be aware of?
  7. I too suffer from a lack of space in my 2 car...

    I too suffer from a lack of space in my 2 car garage shop, where my wife insists on parking her car. Not seeing your entire shop layout, I can offer this...turn your bandsaw around, so you can...
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    There's a guy who is doing the flags as a...

    There's a guy who is doing the flags as a business and he uses a small CNC for the stars. That would make life so much easier.
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    The ones I've seen have the stars routed out,...

    The ones I've seen have the stars routed out, free handed, using the lines from a stencil. I was hoping there was a template for that. Or...how would you do the stars?
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    That's it! I'm thinking one with glued slats,...

    That's it! I'm thinking one with glued slats, biscuits or Dominos, etc. There's also got to be some kind of router template for the Union or something like that.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSeyvBBqNv0&list=W...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSeyvBBqNv0&list=WL&index=18&t=0s
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    Burnt American Flag Construction?

    I've been looking at some vids on those burnt flag how to's. Pretty cool, but pretty basic construction. Does anyone know of a vid that shows a more refined way of making one of these?
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    This planer has an indeed side and an outfeed...

    This planer has an indeed side and an outfeed side, right? Are there no table adjustments available?
  14. Just here to play with our emotions, maybe? ...

    Just here to play with our emotions, maybe? Plant a bomb, then flee the scene?
  15. Geez! 13 year old broken vac? What a shocker! ...

    Geez! 13 year old broken vac? What a shocker! Take it to a vac repair shop or buy another. And where did it say, "We'll keep all the parts you need, in stock, for as long as you need them."? If...
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    I'm in the Sacramento CA area. I'm thinking...

    I'm in the Sacramento CA area. I'm thinking about selling some Festools and some larger machines...table saw, J/P, bandsaw, DC. Won't go into specifics here though.You can PM me if you like.
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    Thanks for the replies. I'm a little more...

    Thanks for the replies. I'm a little more optimistic now.
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    Bad Time To Be Selling Tools?

    I have some Festool and some larger machines that I want to sell, but I'm wondering if things are even selling right now? I don't want to start cleaning things up and getting them picture perfect...
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    For months, I couldn't figure out why my boards...

    For months, I couldn't figure out why my boards were not jointing dead flat. I studied the videos and practiced and practiced, to no avail. One day, I decided to concentrate on adjusting my jointer...
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    My DP is the most used machine in my garage shop....

    My DP is the most used machine in my garage shop. I use it for WW, metal working, clock restoration, etc. Get the best floor model you can afford, with the longest spindle or quill travel. If you...
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    Kenny, glad you found the issues. Like I said,...

    Kenny, glad you found the issues. Like I said, if the insert is not flat, with the table, the cutting force can suck the workpiece down and really mess up that 90* cut. Add the out of flat table...
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    Might work...might not. If the blade and/or...

    Might work...might not. If the blade and/or trunion is the problem, then not.
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    Come to think of it, one of my first table saws...

    Come to think of it, one of my first table saws was a Craftsman similar to yours. Because of cut frustrations like yours, I ended up returning the saw and moving up to a 3hp, Jet cabinet saw. As I...
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    Check table flatness, especially around the...

    Check table flatness, especially around the insert in all directions. Could be that the insert has a dip at the blade. As the wood contacts the blade, the blade pulls the wood down into the dip. ...
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    When you adjust the blade 90* to the table, make...

    When you adjust the blade 90* to the table, make sure you to rotate the blade and check that in several spots on the blade. Any kind of arbor wobble will cause a variation in the blade angle. ...
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