Welcome to my journal thread for my very first major build: a workbench! I plan to add photos and updates as I make progress on the bench build, which may or may not be frequently. It all depends on how it plays out. But, I'm hoping that it'll be a learning experience for both you and me, and...Last Post By: David Eisenhauer Yesterday, 7:47 PM
Here's something I did years ago to avoid forgetting to de-tension my bandsaw. I mounted a small microswitch so that the tension lever turned on some work lights when the blade is under tension. The light is not switched with the shop lights. When I leave the shop, I turn off the lights and it's...Last Post By: michael langman Today, 7:39 AM
Grizzly is going to release a new 14" steel bandsaw. While they have been quiet on this front for a while letting their G0457/G0778 soldier on and still selling what must be a ton of their fleshed out high value cast clone line they seem poised to give the other big players in this niche (namely...Last Post By: Bill Sutherland Today, 12:05 AM
Hello - I joined the site yesterday and posted in the general forum. I thought I would post pictures of my workbench project here. I have been wanting a good workbench for many years. I finally have the tools and space to get it done. We shall see about the time component. I was working out...Last Post By: William Fretwell Yesterday, 10:22 AM
Just got through watching St.Roy and Herr Schwarz showing how to use a Roman Era workbench. Then they also showed one that was from 1500s..... IF you like sitting down on the job, the Roman version might be the ticket. I guess versions are still in use in Estonia? At least it was worth...Last Post By: steven c newman Today, 1:11 AM
I am just wondering if anyone has received the random orbit sander that Tool Nut has on back-order. I think mine has about a month left on the fulfill list. Van, don't bother piping in......for obvious reasons.Last Post By: Todd Hyman Yesterday, 10:54 PM
I think biscuits went from the answer to every joinery question some years ago to the answer to no joinery question today. I think that as usual the truthCurt Harms Today, 7:54 AM
You know you've got a neander problem, when someone says "planer knives" and you say "You mean irons, right?"