Search:

Type: Posts; User: Robert Engel; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.04 seconds; generated 11 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    344

    I like Chris Pye's sharpening tutorial the best.

    I like Chris Pye's sharpening tutorial the best.
  2. Replies
    18
    Views
    545

    I make then from 2x4's and add a shoe. 1" dowel...

    I make then from 2x4's and add a shoe. 1" dowel angled forward for handle.

    I make a few at a time, resurface once or twice and throw them away when they're too chewed up.
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    308

    I do not use BLO not anymore because it won't...

    I do not use BLO not anymore because it won't prevent water penetration, so when you forgot and left that sweaty bottle of cold water on it, or some spilledl water from a glue clean up -- ...
  4. Replies
    15
    Views
    550

    Yes, Elmers Glue All will dry clear.

    Yes, Elmers Glue All will dry clear.
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    432

    I would steer them away or explain the issues if...

    I would steer them away or explain the issues if they insist.

    Personally I wouldn't do a breadboards over 5" wide. I use 2/3 as a depth.

    Depth of tenon and support are issue on wide ones.
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,010

    I've been using some of the cheap self closing...

    I've been using some of the cheap self closing slides you see on Amazon for various shop cabs.

    So far I've been pretty impressed. Sure saves a lot of money!
  7. Replies
    14
    Views
    468

    One solution to cupping is to rip the panel in...

    One solution to cupping is to rip the panel in half, rejoint and reglue. Bandsaw will minimize wood loss to about 1/16"

    I try to always apply a drawer face with the bark side out. Tendency to cup...
  8. Replies
    53
    Views
    2,472

    I know I could get an argument here, but IMO you...

    I know I could get an argument here, but IMO you just can't go wrong with a 3HP cabinet saw. Personally, I have two table saws, both Jets. One 3HP cabinet and one 1 3/4 HP. They are both excellent...
  9. Replies
    7
    Views
    344

    Even with a moisture meter, you still have to...

    Even with a moisture meter, you still have to take measures as the MC is never totally equal throughout the thickness.

    I've found the wider and thinner the resaw, the more issues, if not from...
  10. Replies
    39
    Views
    1,277

    My advice is always if you have a dream, follow...

    My advice is always if you have a dream, follow it. If you are uniquely gifted, use and refine that gift. If you are passionate about it, make good business decisions, and are willing to expand...
  11. Replies
    52
    Views
    3,226

    Also a TS55 owner, every time I use the saw I...

    Also a TS55 owner, every time I use the saw I wonder "should it be making that noise" - doesn't sound like my other circ saws.

    So now you got me wondering.......

    If you trust Popular...
  12. Replies
    5
    Views
    275

    +1 You still have to sand it, tho.

    +1
    You still have to sand it, tho.
  13. Replies
    9
    Views
    261

    Brian, 2x6's for an RV? :eek: I think your...

    Brian,

    2x6's for an RV? :eek:

    I think your initial plan will work fine. I would glue the 1x4's to the plywood. Re: hardwood, not necessary. The door is light & pine will hold hinge screws just...
  14. I've both brands of planes. I don't see an...

    I've both brands of planes. I don't see an appreciate any difference in edge retention.

    Quit worrying about it and get back to work! LOL
  15. Replies
    19
    Views
    622

    As stable as that wood my be, I agree with the...

    As stable as that wood my be, I agree with the others you really want to use sheet goods. Flatness is paramount.

    I've made several tops over the years and I"ll echo that I've found best is 2...
  16. Replies
    15
    Views
    1,053

    I mainly use it when I have to do a lot of...

    I mainly use it when I have to do a lot of scraping and I know card scraper will be hard on my wrists and fingers.

    Plus, the burr seems to last longer.

    It also excels at removing old finish.
  17. Replies
    31
    Views
    1,077

    If you're not used to wax on your TS top, be...

    If you're not used to wax on your TS top, be aware of the reduced friction and possible safety risk. When boards and jigs move around quicker than you're used to, just be aware, that's all.

    No I...
  18. Replies
    16
    Views
    852

    I'm sure you'll get better advice than I can...

    I'm sure you'll get better advice than I can give, but one thing I learned quickly using an HVLP gun it is all about the thinning. An orifice size that produces fine atomization and I've found...
  19. Replies
    10
    Views
    671

    I have the same blower/cyclone set up except Iím...

    I have the same blower/cyclone set up except Iím running 6Ē ducts. While Iíll admit the collection could be better, it works. my original plan was to buy a 3hp blower when I had so much difficulty...
  20. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,809

    How business has become? meaning what? I...

    How business has become? meaning what?

    I agree with John.

    The print media world is a tough business. According to the article they were trying to stay afloat by branching into e-commerce and...
  21. Replies
    8
    Views
    734

    Yes you're thinking is on the right track. 24...

    Yes you're thinking is on the right track.

    24 to the first stud - 3 1/2 = 20 1/2 (center). Mark at 19 3/4 marking ahead |X or 24 3/4 marking back X|.

    Then put you tape on the first mark and...
  22. Joe, We just went through this with our master...

    Joe,

    We just went through this with our master bedroom closet. In the end, we decided to go with a manufactured kit and I made an enclosure for the air handler with matching laminate.

    Major...
  23. Replies
    40
    Views
    2,129

    I think long term a commercial mower is going to...

    I think long term a commercial mower is going to be better. They say the difference is going to be the hydraulic motors and the spindle/deck.

    I have a Scag. Its been a very good machine for me. ...
  24. Replies
    38
    Views
    1,778

    I've got most of my shop in conduit. Thats a...

    I've got most of my shop in conduit. Thats a nice commercial level system, but you can get by without it not that much hassle.

    Crossrun, you can screw into joist or stud, parallel you can use...
  25. Replies
    16
    Views
    803

    Yeah, I was assuming he would install a ceiling.

    Yeah, I was assuming he would install a ceiling.
Results 1 to 25 of 493
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4