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Forum: Table-mounted Routing   Today, 07:04 PM
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Posted By Cherryville Chuck
David a typical plate is 5/16" to 3/8" so you are...

David a typical plate is 5/16" to 3/8" so you are only a little thicker. With any setup you can have problems reaching deep enough on particular jobs. I don't recommend using an extension unless you...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   Today, 12:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Weights, rubber bands, surgical tubing, ratchet...

Weights, rubber bands, surgical tubing, ratchet straps, clothes pins, and masking tape are all clamping methods that can work well in the right circumstances. Lee Valley even sells a masking tape...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   Yesterday, 08:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Regardless of whether the parallel clamps put...

Regardless of whether the parallel clamps put pressure on at a perfectly square angle or not cauls are still a good idea. Few boards are dead flat, even after being dressed so the cauls help line the...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   Yesterday, 12:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
I read years ago that the number one cause of...

I read years ago that the number one cause of joint failure was over clamping. It said that adding extra pressure to make up for a bad fit is a recipe for failure. With that extra pressure you...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   Yesterday, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Steve if the sled is on the same side of the...

Steve if the sled is on the same side of the blade as the saw arbor is then you don't need to worry much about the distance being the same since the blade flushes up against the saw arbor and that...
Forum: General Routing   Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 418
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
If you still have the sacrificial backing board...

If you still have the sacrificial backing board and it has both the center hole in it and the outline of the original circle showing (provided you cut into it slightly when you did the original) you...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   Yesterday, 02:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 265
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Nice job Steve. I like the stop blocks on it. I...

Nice job Steve. I like the stop blocks on it. I just clamp one to mine but I think that would be faster and easier. I find with the one runner design that there is and are sweet spots where your...
Forum: New Member Introductions   Yesterday, 02:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 230
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Hi Duke and welcome out of the shadows. You...

Hi Duke and welcome out of the shadows. You already know that this is one of the friendliest places on the wwweb.
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   Yesterday, 01:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Just out of curiosity, why do you feel you need...

Just out of curiosity, why do you feel you need parallel clamps? I have 4 Besseys I got from Lee Valley when they had a sale on them years ago, 2 50"s and 2 30"s and I rarely use them and don't...
Forum: Lobby   02-21-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 272
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
When I click on it I get a picture of a Kreg...

When I click on it I get a picture of a Kreg hinge jig.
Forum: Lobby   02-21-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 506
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Works in a pinch. I keep a few of these around...

Works in a pinch. I keep a few of these around for that job instead. I originally built them as brackets on the outside of a cabinet to support casters. I needed new brackets for larger casters and I...
Forum: Lobby   02-20-2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
My son thinks it's more likely that capacitors...

My son thinks it's more likely that capacitors will replace batteries and they can be produced dirt cheap. He's been playing with them for a couple of years now.
Forum: General Routing   02-20-2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,779
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
I have tried using router bits in a drill press...

I have tried using router bits in a drill press (I think it was just straight bits) and they will work but do a rougher job. Almost all drilling bits have a beveled cutting edge (spade bits and...
Forum: General Routing   02-20-2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,421
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Do you know which model and what year those were...

Do you know which model and what year those were made Tom? Most Sears routers were 315. models which were made by Ryobi (One World Technologies, the parent company). Later I saw some with 320....
Forum: Lobby   02-20-2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 586
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
My experience with it is the same Roxanne. I...

My experience with it is the same Roxanne. I think that's the same brand we've been putting down but in a stone pattern. It is some very tough vinyl. Too hard to cut with a knife. If you need to fit...
Forum: General Routing   02-20-2020, 02:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,779
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Hi Charlie and welcome. If you are looking to...

Hi Charlie and welcome. If you are looking to make a concave depression then a bit like this might be the ticket for you:...
Forum: Lobby   02-20-2020, 02:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
I saw a demonstration of the original during half...

I saw a demonstration of the original during half time at one of my high school's football games 1966. Coach let us out early so we could watch. It was just the fuel tanks with a nozzle out either...
Forum: General Routing   02-19-2020, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Jessie if you're going to be doing a bunch of...

Jessie if you're going to be doing a bunch of these then I would cut a hole using the jig and router and use it for a template to do the rest. With the template you can use it to mark the holes, then...
Forum: Makita   02-19-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,544
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Welcome to the forum Rich.

Welcome to the forum Rich.
Forum: Router Bits - Types and Usage   02-19-2020, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 304
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Hi Dimitris and welcome. Like Phil said use...

Hi Dimitris and welcome. Like Phil said use whatever bit does the job for you. If a bit does the job you wanted it to do then it was the right bit.
Forum: General Routing   02-19-2020, 01:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 385
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
You didn't say what you had for a jig Jessie but...

You didn't say what you had for a jig Jessie but most pivot on a pin that goes into a hole in the center of where you want the hole. There is one problem with this method and it's the piece left in...
Forum: New Member Introductions   02-18-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 196
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Welcome to the forum Peter. You need to slow the...

Welcome to the forum Peter. You need to slow the router down to about 1/2 of full speed to run the large raised panel bits. You can adjust the speed of yours by plugging it into an aftermarket speed...
Forum: General Routing   02-17-2020, 01:24 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,421
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Tom woodworking skills and metal working skills...

Tom woodworking skills and metal working skills aren't much different from each other, just a different knowledge base and learning how to use the tools. I made my last base out of some sheet plastic...
Forum: Lobby   02-17-2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 333
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
Happy birthday Tom.

Happy birthday Tom.
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   02-17-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 275
Posted By Cherryville Chuck
The mag switches should work well. I have DC...

The mag switches should work well. I have DC built into my fence and it looks similar to yours. I found that the square edge between the table and the plywood base caused turbulence which caused...
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