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by scollins
Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:29 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS planer blade sharpening guide
Replies: 5
Views: 1546

Thanks for the feedback
by scollins
Sat Sep 04, 2010 7:01 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: SS planer blade sharpening guide
Replies: 5
Views: 1546

SS planer blade sharpening guide

I am interested in the SS planer blade sharpening guide. I do not have the conial disk. Can it be used with the 12" flat aluminum disk? Does anyone have one to sell? I appreciate any feedback that the group can provide.
by scollins
Wed Aug 25, 2010 6:43 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Workbench advise, almost no pun intended
Replies: 46
Views: 72322

Rousseau WorkBench System

Rousseau makes a good sturdy set up that can be configured in a variety of ways. If you are doing hand plane work, you need to be able to have the bench feet solidly on the floor with a lift system (can be a cam setup to get the casters down for moving). I built mine with pine 2x8 and half lap joint...
by scollins
Thu Aug 12, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: Woodworking Tool Review
Topic: Does anyone have a drum style panel sander
Replies: 14
Views: 14942

Drum sanding with the Shopsmith

All drum sanding operations are meant to be light touch operations just like the random obital sander where you shouldn't try to press harder to get done faster (it just wears the tool out faster). If you are trying to do any serious leveling or material removal then use a hand plane, jointer or pla...
by scollins
Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:51 am
Forum: Beginning Woodworking
Topic: Lathe.....
Replies: 34
Views: 16075

Good tools = better steel = better edge and less time between sharping. Having said that, my turning tools are a $10-20 set from Habor Freight that will bend with abuse, but won't hurt my feelings if I screw them up learning to sharpen. My next ones will probably be cryogenic. My cheap tools turn ju...
by scollins
Sun Sep 21, 2008 8:22 am
Forum: General Woodworking
Topic: Setting up drum to thickness sand
Replies: 2
Views: 3287

Setting up drum to thickness sand

I want to build drum to thickness sand with my Shopsmith. I have looked at the plans for building the drum to mount between the lathe centers, but I want more details on attaching it in the lathe set up and any ideas on dust collection while thickness sanding. 9/24/08 Thanks to all that replied. I h...