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02-13-2014 08:28 AM
tdraughon I love your roll around wood cart. Seeing the space underneath,between the wheels, makes me think maybe you could hang some brackets for some long stuff on the underside. Maybe. Great pics. I love your enthusiasm.
07-31-2009 04:43 AM
xplorx4 I gotta tell ya Dan, she just keeps treking along, I mean you miss a day or two and bam, she's history man the girl just keeps the crud moving!!
07-30-2009 10:30 PM
TRN_Diesel Yes I have been pouring every spare minute I have to get the cabinets done for the mitre saw work station. I have just the base cabinets on the right side left to do and they will be done. When I say done I mean three coats of lacquer on them.

You must be very happy with the shop now that so much more space has been freed up. The other thing I have found is a well organized shop means its easier to find stuff and work more efficiently. BUt from your quick progress you appeare to have mastered that already.

I am up in Jasper right now for my 6 days off and spent the day with the kids at Pyramid Lake. Our stay was cut short when a Black Bear wondered up to a picnic table on the beach. My son has been talking about seeing bears and this time he was right on the money when he said Daddy look I see a bear. I turned to see if he was only making it up and my heart skipped a beat when it was the real thing so we ran for the truck and once they were in the truck I managed to get all of our stuff including some freshly roasted marshmellows back to the truck for us to enjoy.

Well kepp up the good work Deb and will have to chat soon as we have a lot to catch up on.
07-30-2009 09:47 PM
CanuckGal Dan I made the same mistake with only two swivel castors. Once loaded the cart was hard to get started but once I got it moving it rolled nicely. But 4 swivels would be much better.
Where the heck have you been? Up to your elbows in your own shop makeover! The rest of us are just TYRING to keep up with you...lol.
07-30-2009 08:20 PM
TRN_Diesel Where the heck have I been Deb? Wow great makeover on the shop. You have adone a ton of work and it shows.

Nice job on the lumber rack too. I find mine is hard to move around with just two pivoting wheels and may buy two more and change them over to have 4 pivit wheels. I find with tighter spaces it is easier to manouver the lumber cart. They sure hold a lot of stuff and now it frees up the wall space and lets you see what you have. ON the down side you never want to throw anything out. lol

Keep up the good work and again nice job.

P.S.

I am with you on the cars in the driveway because mine will never see the inside of my garage/ shop.
07-30-2009 09:20 AM
CanuckGal I guess they just use it to make it sound more high tech..."Comes With Electronic Laser Guide". Come to think of it I actually have one of these on my little Bandsaw. Other then checking to see if it worked when I bought the saw I don't think I have ever used it. Sometimes new fangled ain't all that
07-30-2009 09:14 AM
derek willis Must of missed that before, in any case you do the same as me just ignore it that's why i took mine out.
07-30-2009 08:56 AM
CanuckGal I'll test that theory out Jerry.
Derek like I said you measure and mark the wood then check the setup before you make the cut. The Laser doesn't turn on until you start the saw. While it may be accurate, it is rather redundant. I suppose if you don't clamp down the wood and it somehow moves before you pull the start trigger the Laser might let you know your cut is off. But I am way too cautious not to use the clamp.
I do check to see that the Laser is lined up, but if it wasn't there I don't think I would miss it.
07-30-2009 03:57 AM
xplorx4 Deb sometimes I get that tear out because I go through the wood too fast, at least I think that is the reason, because when I slow down it doesn't do it. I find sometimes I am through the wood before the saw is at its full speed.
07-30-2009 03:18 AM
derek willis Just a little bit envious!!!!

What was the verdict on the laser guide.
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