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  1. Round Table Mistake NEED HELP

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey group, I have a problem where I messed up a calculation and now have to fix my error. I am creating a 54” round table (first one like this) where the outside is a 3” ring with a designed inlay. I created the octagon and cut the circles with my router and a circle cutting jig. However, I...
  2. Round Table Mistake NEED HELP

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello Forum, this is my first post mainly because I am seeking advice or ideas on how to fix a problem I encountered when building my first round table with a ring. So here is the short story: I am making a 54" round table with the outside 3" being a separate ring with the middle being an...
  3. Identify this please

    General Woodworking Discussion
    I received this lathe last week as a gift. I am super excited about this but i'm having trouble identifying the model/specs. The serial number is 53-7452. Everything except a couple of handles on the tail stock are functional. Once I can identify it I can start order or fabricating parts for...
  4. Bosch GTS10J Table Saw tricks & tips suggestions

    Power Tools & Machinery
    Hello I was wondering if there were any tips you could in part about this particular table saw or table saws in general. Already having problems with the riving knife, I cannot lower it (although I think this can be quickly resolved by loosening a nut) Also having issues...
  5. Routing walnut tips needed

    Power Tools & Machinery
    Hi folks For my first cabinet project, I'm routing the edges of some 3/4 inch walnut stiles and rails with a 1/4 inch roundover bit. I'll run a test or two but can anyone supply me with some general tips and techniques in doing this. The router is set on a router table with fence. also, do I use...
  6. Do your write woodworking articles or design plans?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Looking for contributors with great content to use on a new woodworking website that will be launching very soon. If you write woodworking articles or create project plans that are for the shop, home, outdoors, or anything else interesting, let me know. You will be given full credit as author...
  7. OSM trick please

    Wood Finishing
    Say i was making a bookcase or dog house out of OSM. I have tried to Finnish OSM by sanding and by mixing up some mud, applying it and then sanding before paint. Not really working either. Just discovered my love for woodworking. Shortly after, I discovered how pricey wood can be. My job does...
  8. Sketch Tips

    SketchUp Help Forum
    I thought I would start a thread for sharing tips about using SU. Recently I was thinking how great it would be if SU had a zoom function similar to my TurboCad program because I had used TC so much that I kept trying to use the sekes when using SU. Of course it didn't work because...I hadn't...