In complete honesty, I wasn’t quite sure what all I was going to have to say about a dado stack. That changed dramatically after putting it through the paces. I was excited about this review, don’t get me wrong, but just didn’t know exactly what there was to say about a dado stack other than […]
Let’s talk about the awesomeness that is the Freud Glue Line Rip Blade and why it’s made such an impact in my shop. With woodturning as my main interest, I don’t have a large need for a jointer on a daily basis. Because of this and limited space, I only have two options for truing up glue […]
When you get past all the bells and whistles of some modern table saws, the machine is really quite simple. There’s an arbor that spins a blade… But even with a great fence, miter gauge, and whatever other accessories you pimp out your table saw with, unless the arbor and flange run true, you’re going […]
Injury is an all too real danger for woodworkers regardless of the tool being used. I’m very excited to share with you a product that improves the safety and accuracy of woodworking. Up for review is the GRR-RIPPER GR100 from Micro Jig. Out of the gate, I was impressed by the great packaging and very […]
It didn’t actually take me until now to use the saw, just until now to post this video. I’ve had lots of friends and family want to see the beast in action, so here it is. The little piece that kicks back on the second pass was like a missile! Thank goodness it […]
For those of you that have used a table saw whose rip fence isn’t quite straight, you know how frustrating it can be. Here’s the run down on how I added a new surface to true up the fence on my Walker Turner 1180b.
You know what they say… It’s gonna get worse before it gets better. Lord, did it ever! As much as I love old machinery, I started to have my doubts and wonder if I would have been better off with some modern equipment. Since it took right at a year to resurrect this beast, I had lots […]
Here can be found a table saw that will make grown men wary and and lesser men water their legs. Below is the tale of acquisition and restoration of a 1920’s Tannewitz model F table saw.