Woodworking Thread - For People Who Realize Tim Taylor Was Onto Something...

Discussion in 'The Mainboard' started by MORBO!, Jul 5, 2015.

  1. a.tramp

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    I know I am dreadfully late but picked these up during my last remodel and they are badass. Great for cutting boards, drywall, plywood, you name it. Great work table base as well.

    https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/p...5ZdKAhZJtsfNJE2TegbXzZNOqXUMqe4xoC9NEQAvD_BwE

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  2. Imurhuckleberry

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  3. bigjrock

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    Is Black Friday a thing in the woodworking world? If so, best places to look for deals? Still haven't gotten my table saw. Looking for that and possibly a router.
     
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  4. Duck70

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    I finally finished the maple table I built and got it installed. This was a fucking project but damn if it didn't pay off. I built every aspect of the table and the shelves (and brackets) on the wall.

    I used industrial bearing equipment, mounted on the wall, so that I can slide this table back and forth to get into our storage. That part was a bitch to figure out the logistics of how to get it work correctly.

     
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  5. racer

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    Thinking about doing a custom toddler twin sized bed. My wife’s family friend made a bulldozer where the blade was a shelf. Tracks, cab, and all. I need to outdo it.
     
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  6. fsu1510

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    I've seen pictures of those and want to do something like that when my kid gets a little older. When would outdo that?

    The jeep/bronco looks pretty cool too.
     
  7. The Blackfish

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    Looking at getting my FiL who just got into wood working (and knowing him has probably already spend 10 grand on woodworking stuff for himself) something for Christmas. Anything you guys can recommend around $50 that you like but maybe isn't something that is in the standard starter kit?
     
  8. g8r

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    Klein tools digital angle gauge.
     
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  9. AUShyGuy

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    Clamps
     
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  10. g8r

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    Posted in the dogs thread but I made this for my wife. Put down our lab and got a paw cast and prints before burying him. Used his collar and tag. Need to add glass and something to hold a picture. Made from walnut with a black walnut danish oil finish. 642EEB6A-BEF4-47AF-B853-4C90C8129E20.jpeg 3F4C33E7-883F-477D-88E8-6FACFCD86F50.jpeg
     
  11. Duck70

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    Is that a '68 Chevelle I see?
     
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  12. g8r

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    it is. And it might be for sale.....
     
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  13. g8r

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    She is dirty rn. Had to mover her up to make room to bring my wife’s car into the shop before we leave for Christmas image.jpg
     
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  14. billdozer

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    Kreg pocket hole jig
     
  15. Duck70

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    oooo shes straight, nice looking car. What price you selling it for?

    Im personally looking for a 1969 Mach 1 project.
     
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  16. g8r

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    $26k. True ss but has a crate 350 Ford 9 rear end and Mickey Thompson 15 in street drags
     
  17. The Blackfish

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    Got this, thanks
     
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  18. Tommy Jefferson

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    You never have enough clamps.

    I love my strap clamp.

    Sounds like the Kreg Pockethold jig is on the shortlist. The pocket hole clamp is very nice with that jig.
     

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  19. racer

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    I’ve got like 40 bar pulls to put on the new kitchen and bathroom cabinets. Brand new kreg cabinet jig (and kreg hand clamp because this was an opportunity to buy one as “necessary”). Leggo.
     
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  20. Tommy Jefferson

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    What kind of cool shit have you guys been putting together?
     
  21. bigred77

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  22. texasraider

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    Hi I built a bench but it’s nothing special
     
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  23. fsu1510

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    Anyone use Varathane stain? Using it for the first time and pieces I've stained 2 days ago are still tacky, I know its cooler but this seems excessive. Minwax hasn't given me this problem but this person wanted a certain color.

    Curious if this is common or just a fluke with up and down temps
     
  24. AUShyGuy

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    Had that problem with Watco Danish Oil, never evaporated properly. Sticky to this day
     
  25. racer

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    I just Arm R Seal everything. I’m a basic bitch.
     
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  26. The Banks

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    All the time. What’s the temp and humidity where you’re at?
     
  27. fsu1510

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    I'm in central Minnesota. Temps have been in the 40s to 60 during day and dropped to 20s at night.
     
  28. The Banks

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    And pretty dry I assume?

    Humidity is way more important than temp.
     
  29. fsu1510

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    Yeah its been dry as well.
     
  30. The Banks

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    How did you apply it?
     
  31. fsu1510

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    Applied it with a rag. Let it sit for 15 minutes or when done with other boards and wiped off excess. When putting things together a day later my hands would be covered with stain. Its not pooled it just doesn't seem to be drying/soaking/whatever term.
     
  32. racer

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    What type of wood and what did you sand it to before applying?
     
  33. fsu1510

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    Mostly pine. Brought it to 220

    Is varathane that much different than minwax?
     
  34. NDfanPSUgrad

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    Out of frustrating for spending another $1k on pottery barn furniture I convinced my wife to let me make a bookshelf for my daughter. I think I can make it through this project but I’m very unorganized in my tools and capabilities.

    I want to get more in to woodworking and would be curious to hear or be pointed to the essential and recommended tools/brands.
     
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  35. AUShyGuy

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    Sorry, what do you mean by “unorganized” in tools and capabilities?

    what kind of stuff do you want to make? (Aside from a bookcase)
     
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  36. racer

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    For this:
    Kreg pocket hole jig and corresponding pocket screws.
    Drill/driver
    Skill saw or compound miter saw
    Random orbit sander


    Other items I use most and really like are dozuki and ryoba pull saws.

    I have mostly dewalt power cordless tools. They’re good. I’m not really married to them or going to rave about how those are the one anyone needs to get, tho.

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    https://learn.kregtool.com/learn/how-to-select-right-pocket-hole-screw/
     
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  37. Funshot Residue

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    For a bookshelf or similar project that uses mostly or all flat stock, you don't need a hell of a lot.
    Power miter for square cuts (sliders cost more, but are worth it for wide parts)
    Table saw for ripping, mortises, rabbets. (Router with clamps/jigs can do some of this too)
    Pocket hole set up (even the simplest Kreg kit will help with the final appearance)
    Cordless drill and impact.

    You're going to find a litany of brand recs. Some guys are loyal to one brand across all tools, and some like individual offerings.
    I like DeWalt power miters, but lust after the Bosch axial version. DeWalts are fairly accurate and durable.
    I run the Ridgid 10" jobsite table saw and a smaller DeWalt as well. Neither are shop saws, but both have their place.
    Kreg for pocket hole stuff.
    Milwaukee is my favorite cordless lineup. Makita, DeWalt, and perhaps Ridgid are all less expensive and fine for most non pros.
     
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  38. NDfanPSUgrad

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    We moved in to our house a few years ago and I still haven’t made my workshop. I have quite a bit of tools but it’s just not an organized work area. We have 1800 feet of unfinished basement that I’m taking a portion and want to design a workshop with all that I need.

    for now a few different bookshelves or a couple of built ins. Soon I want to work on some outdoor projects like an outdoor kitchen area or some benches
     
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  40. Name P. Redacted

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    Learn to use a 3D modeling/CAD software like SketchUp. So incredibly handy in predetermining cuts and how much wood you need.
     
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  41. Redav

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    Learning sketchup is a must to me.
     
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  42. racer

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    Or you can do complicated and usually wrong math by hand with a pencil on any available surface after you try to keep it straight in your head and fail, because it’s exactly the same as sketchup.
     
  43. NDfanPSUgrad

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    I’ve used this before and also did my house layout myself in Chief Architect home designed. I like this stuff.
     
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  44. racer

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    I used to be a wizard in autoCAD r14 back in the day. Time has passed me by, tho.
     
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  45. angus

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    The 2x4 notepad is essential.
     
  46. Brewtus

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  47. bigjrock

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    Any good tutorial recommendations? I've tried a few youtube videos and they weren't very helpful.
     
  48. Name P. Redacted

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    Sadly no. I’ve messed around with cad stuff before so I just played with it for a bit until I got the hang of it (or the basics at least).
     
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  49. Redav

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    One of these is longer and I think I learned from watching Jay Bates do it but Ramsey is good too



     
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  50. racer

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