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by Ed in Tampa
Fri Aug 04, 2006 10:14 am
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: shop design
Replies: 6
Views: 27568

Hi! Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions for workshop design? I'm a newby and have no idea how to set up my garage to maximize my use of that space. Is there a place to go to get ideas on design and placement of counters, cabinets and tools? I know it's a good idea to have some flow, but, that...
by Ed in Tampa
Tue Aug 01, 2006 1:03 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Removing Rust on a SS Jointer Table
Replies: 4
Views: 21233

Get some wet dry sand paper start with 60 or 80 grit and mount it on a 1/4 sheet sand or orbital block sander. Use WD40 or light oil as lube and start cleaning the rust off. Move up in grit when the rust is gone to put a shiny new finish on the table. Make sure you do sand a high or low spot into th...
by Ed in Tampa
Thu Jul 27, 2006 11:15 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Bandsaw Noise
Replies: 9
Views: 35168

The noise in all likelihood is the upper blade guide ball bearing. I think Shopsmith sells a replacement to cut down the noise. To test if this is the problen open the cover and find the bearing the upper guide bearing. Then touch a drop of oil on the bearing surface so the blade slides on rather th...
by Ed in Tampa
Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:25 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Staining red oak to match white oak
Replies: 1
Views: 12606

To me Red Oak and White oak are similar in color. What is really different is the grain pattern. One has open pores and the others are closed. If your oak is actually different in color I would try two things sanding the darker one to see if it may have been effected by the sun. Two using stain on b...
by Ed in Tampa
Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:14 pm
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: What goes on in your shop?
Replies: 43
Views: 18058

Right now I'm constructing cabinets for the master bath. After that project I move to the kitchen for cabinets, an island and sicilian stove hood. Plus I think there is at least two pieces of furniture that needs the touch. In the past I have built a cradle which held 6 grandchildren, a rocking hors...
by Ed in Tampa
Sat Jul 22, 2006 1:01 pm
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: new to shopsmith ownership
Replies: 27
Views: 74376

I also found DeCristoforo's book Power Tool Woodworking for Everyone to be excellent. I would also say go the the ShopSmith site and go to the Hands On magazines and read them. In both of these you will find Shopsmith maintenace tips, techinques and some very useful and helpful jigs and fixtures. Ma...
by Ed in Tampa
Sat Jul 22, 2006 2:52 am
Forum: Community
Topic: Forum Questions
Replies: 28
Views: 72456

testing also
by Ed in Tampa
Fri Jul 21, 2006 12:49 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Welcome
Replies: 14
Views: 32008

I have waited for this day for a long time.
I can't wait to see this forum grow and I hope we all can finally get off Yahoo groups.

Thanks Shopsmith!!!
Ed