Router Forums - Search Results
Advanced Search
Showing results 1 to 25 of 623
Search took 0.04 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Dejure
Forum: Lobby   12-30-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 906
Posted By Dejure
I've had [leafless] kitchen tables with three...

I've had [leafless] kitchen tables with three legs and they seemed no less stable than our four leg units. Of course, they didn't put all the legs right at the center of the table, or, like on the...
Forum: Jigs and Fixtures   12-23-2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 25,409
Posted By Dejure
By circumstance, I found this old post. Since it...

By circumstance, I found this old post. Since it was posted, I have acquired a LOT of plastic, bought a bender (nichrome wire) and built another. I guess I should revisit this.
Forum: Lobby   12-23-2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 906
Posted By Dejure
I think most tables in restaurants rock because...

I think most tables in restaurants rock because those purchasing them are clueless. The basis for my claim:


Four guys were playing cards in a backroom card house on a round, three legged table....
Forum: Shop Safety   12-23-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By Dejure
Of course, there are exceptions. More than once,...

Of course, there are exceptions. More than once, I've had to terminate a job or run a belt one handed. If nothing else, it'll get you in good shape.

I have the small Porter Cable sander designed...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   12-16-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,514
Posted By Dejure
When using my 10" blades, I used the 60 tooth. It...

When using my 10" blades, I used the 60 tooth. It cut pretty smooth, which was good, since I was cutting bars for guides and, of course, wanted them to fit close with minimal sanding.

I believe...
Forum: Lobby   12-16-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Dejure
Harry, I make my own polishes. They're easy to...

Harry, I make my own polishes. They're easy to make. I use the wax from toilet rings bought at hardware stores. I just add thinner and diatomaceous earth for a great polish on the lathe. I find I can...
Forum: Woodshop Dust Control   12-16-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,808
Posted By Dejure
Renuit, I think the statement "no other vendor's...

Renuit, I think the statement "no other vendor's design was effective" gives the erroneous impression their cyclones do not work (drop out and collect all but a fraction of the chips and other...
Forum: Shop Safety   12-16-2019, 01:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By Dejure
Holy cow, I find it difficult to believe people...

Holy cow, I find it difficult to believe people are that ignorant, but....

That's like saying the knife I stick in an outlet will act like the nichrome wire so all the electric turning it red hot...
Forum: Shop Safety   12-16-2019, 01:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,435
Posted By Dejure
Good to know about. Mine his covered, but it's...

Good to know about. Mine his covered, but it's worth watching for on other people's.
Forum: Lobby   12-16-2019, 01:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Dejure
I've been turning for a couple years, but have...

I've been turning for a couple years, but have not tackled a real bowl, like this yet. Great job, kid.

Oh, and the fruit you turned puts you at the front of the pack ;)
Forum: Lobby   12-16-2019, 01:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 906
Posted By Dejure
Facinating, Joat.

Facinating, Joat.
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   12-16-2019, 01:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,514
Posted By Dejure
When I worked at Keyport Torpedo Station, the...

When I worked at Keyport Torpedo Station, the metal shop (which should have been called the aluminum shop) had Unisaw dedicated to cutting sheets of aluminum. Accordingly, I have used mine to do the...
Forum: Shop Safety   09-18-2019, 02:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,797
Posted By Dejure
As others said, a good, timeless reminder. I...

As others said, a good, timeless reminder.

I bought one of the laser thermometers and use it to check wiring. I can point it at a wire and get a dead on reading. I, also, use it to check the...
Forum: Shop Safety   09-18-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,053
Posted By Dejure
The main wood turning association banned anything...

The main wood turning association banned anything tied to it in their shows, and for good reason.

Some guys brought their beast to a meeting and gave a demo. Having worked both electrical (PSNS,...
Forum: Woodshop Dust Control   09-18-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,808
Posted By Dejure
Years back, I was doing work on the oldest Queen...

Years back, I was doing work on the oldest Queen Ann in Olympia, Washington. One of the projects was cleaning up the cedar siding and shingles in front. To remove the paint, I was using a Paint...
Forum: Wood Scrolling   09-18-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,368
Posted By Dejure
Sold the single speed Hegner I bought for two...

Sold the single speed Hegner I bought for two hundred twelve years ago for four hundred. Bought an RBI for two, added a couple things and sold it to a buddy for what I had into it and used that...
Forum: The Finishing Touch   09-18-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 785
Posted By Dejure
Bob, a lot of the turners use paper towels for...

Bob, a lot of the turners use paper towels for buffing for safety reasons. If you get near the drive spur or live center, they can grab cloth and paper. The latter will tear and give your fingers a...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-24-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,527
Posted By Dejure
On the subject of clamps, here are some I made...

On the subject of clamps, here are some I made for use around the bandsaw and drill press. Since I have them in various sizes, I keep finding other uses for them. I wrote an instructable on how to...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-17-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,527
Posted By Dejure
I buff a lot of acrylic and wood on my lathe. I...

I buff a lot of acrylic and wood on my lathe. I dissolve toilet ring wax with thinner (e.g., turpentine, mineral spirits, Naptha), then add diatomaceous earth to make my own polishing compounds. ...
Forum: Tools and Woodworking   06-17-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 12,527
Posted By Dejure
Perhaps cutting the faces of the laminated pieces...

Perhaps cutting the faces of the laminated pieces at a slight angle would result in them being closer to parallel, when clamped.
Forum: Show N' Tell   05-07-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By Dejure
Nice job. Another option, the one I took,...

Nice job.

Another option, the one I took, was to use an industrial sewing machine motor to power my four wheel grinder. The motor is a 3/4 horse, DC motor and controller. I can adjust it from...
Forum: Lobby   03-04-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 725
Posted By Dejure
How bad are they? Well, about ten empty spray...

How bad are they? Well, about ten empty spray cans equal a stick of dynamite.
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   01-28-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,928
Posted By Dejure
A fun experiment would be to put my shop vac on...

A fun experiment would be to put my shop vac on the box under the table, but in blow mode. With that running, kick on the fence collection and see what happens.

Meanwhile, over on my carver, when...
Forum: Table-mounted Routing   01-25-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,928
Posted By Dejure
First, my Freud came with dust collection....

First, my Freud came with dust collection. However, it's ONLY about a 2-1/2" line and throttling a 3hp, four bag collector to that doesn't sound like a good shop practice.

Second, even with that...
Forum: CNC Routing   01-14-2019, 02:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,236
Posted By Dejure
That turned out wonderfully. Love it.

That turned out wonderfully. Love it.
Showing results 1 to 25 of 623

 
Forum Jump
 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome