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  1. Thanks Mark - that's what I needed to know.

    Thanks Mark - that's what I needed to know.
  2. Mobile base for cabinet saw w 50" fence - extension for legs needed?

    I have a cabinet saw on a Delta Mobile base. Only have the 'short' rails. I've got a bigger garage now and want to upgrade to a 50" fence for the saw. Can I use the same mobile base? It doesn't...
  3. Camper question (I know, not woodworking)

    I know it's not a woodworking question, but the camper forum I tried won't let me post, even after registering. And people here have quite the diverse backgrounds/knowledge.

    Thinking of buying a...
  4. We've installed over linoleum before. This was...

    We've installed over linoleum before. This was on cement slab, but it actually acts as a good vapor barrier. As long as the linoleum is glued down well, should work well.

    I also have not done...
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    There was an article I read in...Dallas morning...

    There was an article I read in...Dallas morning New maybe? Anyway, it basically said that so many years ago they 'changed their philosophy' and got rid of a lot of their experts in the store. ...
  6. Update: Well, I have to give Bosch credit. I...

    Update: Well, I have to give Bosch credit. I brought the router to a service center and included the bases. One person in tech support said they'd replace the bases. Noone else did. They didn't...
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    A few years ago I bought the Dewalt Dado set. I...

    A few years ago I bought the Dewalt Dado set. I really like it. Nice kit, good blades and the dados have very smooth bottoms. I think it's easily as good as or better than the Freud, but much...
  8. Here's pictures of the router. The motor you...

    Here's pictures of the router.

    The motor you can see the corrosion. It doesn't look bad, but it's bad enough it makes it almost impossible to get in and out of the base. The fixed base isn't...
  9. Thanks for the replies. re: questions on...

    Thanks for the replies.

    re: questions on corrosion. I talked to a very knowledgable Rockler person and he indicated that up north - even on the coast - the magnesium doesn't have an issue. Only...
  10. Routers: Milwaukee 5616-24 opinions and Bosch 1617 rant

    I have a Bosch 1617, and liked it...til the magnesium corroded. Bosch will replace the motor, but not the bases. New bases - $122 for plung, $55 for fixed...almost the price of a new kit. A very...
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    Same with me...I've had my 1023 on a 20A breaker...

    Same with me...I've had my 1023 on a 20A breaker for...6 years now? Never tripped it yet.

    30A is OK, but I think it's overkill.
  12. Question on restoring old veneer top

    I have a friend who has an old table which the veneer top is bubbled up/warped/cracked. I haven't actually seen it yet, but they were asking about repair or new veneer. The new veneer part I can...
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    I don't know how Phoenix is, but here in Texas,...

    I don't know how Phoenix is, but here in Texas, hand tools are next to impossible to find at flea markets or garage sales. East coast and Northern Midwest (Wisconsin/Minnesota is what I'm familiar...
  14. Thanks Derek - that seems to be the concensis -...

    Thanks Derek - that seems to be the concensis - both are very good and it's more personal preference more than anything as to which one you'll like.

    I'd love to go somewhere where both are...
  15. Thank Mark! That's really what I was looking...

    Thank Mark! That's really what I was looking for. I can't justify a lot of good planes, so want to get one or two really nice ones. And although I'd love to use all three side by side, I can't...
  16. Bench Planes questions: LN vs. Clifton, LV, etc.

    OK, I see a lot of info on planes - Lie Nielsen is great! So are Clifton. And so are Lee Valley.

    But rarely do I see them talked about in context of each other. So some questions:

    1) How...
  17. It’s been a while since I’ve posted…been a while...

    It’s been a while since I’ve posted…been a while since I’ve read too…that darn work thing :)

    I’ve gone the last 4 years and I’d say this one was OK.

    Vendors: The vendors this year were OK. I...
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    Thanks for the suggestions. I think beech is our...

    Thanks for the suggestions. I think beech is our winner. The pic was on the money, and I think the 'hardness' is about right too.

    Thanks!

    As an aside, I found 'kid colored stains' at Rockler...
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    What wood for kids building blocks?

    Been a long time since I've poste anything...been busy. Unfortunately work, not Woodworking.

    My question: my parents have an old set of wood building blocks. Very nice block! About twice the...
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    Unfortunately DirectTV TiVo doesn't have this...

    Unfortunately DirectTV TiVo doesn't have this feature. They are not running the latest TiVo software, and TiVo and DTV are fighting w/ each other a bit. So DirectTv does the Tivo software support,...
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    Hi Vaughn, Man do I feel for you...we spend...

    Hi Vaughn,

    Man do I feel for you...we spend hours tracking down problems like this at work...and I'm a software guy. Difference is I get paid for that :)

    A couple other suggestions:
    ...
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    Well, everyone's service is different, but... ...

    Well, everyone's service is different, but...

    I've had DSL provided by SWBell for...6 years now?? Started out as just SWBell, and now it's SBC Yahoo. Reliability is quite good here. (Dallas...
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    I've had a BT3000 for years and love it. It's...

    I've had a BT3000 for years and love it. It's extremely accurate for it's size and price, and really does a fine job. I've had no luck attaching a router to it - the router will many times put so...
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    I 2nd Spysweeper. Very good. A couple other...

    I 2nd Spysweeper. Very good.

    A couple other points -
    1) Do the removals in safe mode. That will help stop them from replicating til you're done.

    2) Enable real-time protection. You may be...
  25. Finishing question - re: water rings

    I have a friend who has a stained table, but no other protective coatings (i.e. tung oil, poly, etc...) They had two water rings on the table, have sanded down these areas, and asked about finishing...
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