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Quality Frustrations

Maybe it's the thickness of material that is making the problem.

Started Sep 6, 2012

Drum Sanders

I am thinking about purchasing a drum sander of a good quality.  Any comments out there on drum sanders. Their use and quality of the work they do.

Started Jun 29, 2011

Drum sander
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I am interested in buying a good quality drum sander such as: Woodmaster.  I welcome all comments on this subect such as: quality of drum sander work.  I amNot a beginner. Please respondContinue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carson DeMille Feb 11, 2012.

 

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G.T. LaLonde posted a discussion

Quality Frustrations

Maybe it's the thickness of material that is making the problem.
Sep 6, 2012
Carson DeMille replied to G.T. LaLonde's discussion 'Drum sander'
"Has anyone actually tried removing the plate bracket on the open end of the drum and sanded a board larger than 10"?  I spoke with a Grizzly rep on the phone and they do not recommend doing it, but it looks like it would…"
Feb 11, 2012
G.T. LaLonde posted a discussion

Drum Sanders

I am thinking about purchasing a drum sander of a good quality.  Any comments out there on drum sanders. Their use and quality of the work they do.
Jun 29, 2011
Ken Darga replied to G.T. LaLonde's discussion 'Drum sander'
"Drum sanders and wide belt sanders have become the industry standard for professional cabinet and furniture shops everywhere because, in one easy pass, the broad sanding surface on the belt or drum can flatten and smooth a far larger area, with…"
Jun 8, 2011
Kerry Drake replied to G.T. LaLonde's discussion 'Drum sander'
"I've been doing some research and Grizzly makes a 10/20 drum sander for under $400.00   G0716 10" Drum Sander   "
Jun 8, 2011
G.T. LaLonde posted a discussion

Drum sander

I am interested in buying a good quality drum sander such as: Woodmaster.  I welcome all comments on this subect such as: quality of drum sander work.  I amNot a beginner. Please respondSee More
Jun 8, 2011
G.T. LaLonde left a comment for Jay Boutwell
"Send me some photos of close ups of the rail & Stile joints from your dresser."
Feb 16, 2011
Jay Boutwell left a comment for G.T. LaLonde
"I would be happy to be a friend.  Maybe we can exchange some ideas and tips as we continue to work this wonderful thing called "wood".  Thanmk you for inviting me as a friend. jay"
Feb 16, 2011
Jay Boutwell commented on G.T. LaLonde's blog post 'Beaded Face Frame'
"G.T.  You were interested in beaded face frames.  I just added some beaded face frame photos.  This is a true beaded face frame made by cutting the bead onto the face frame and not the "nailing and glue" method of…"
Feb 16, 2011
Dean Horton commented on G.T. LaLonde's blog post 'Beaded Face Frame'
"I just bought the beaded face frame system after doing all the necessary research.  I have a JESSUM MAST-R-TOP with MAST-R-LIFT on my router set-up.  I read on the Kreg site that the Face Frame System is "easily installed on almost…"
Feb 7, 2011
G.T. LaLonde updated their profile
Oct 7, 2010
G.T. LaLonde replied to Jason Ketcham's discussion 'Finding Affordable Wood'
"Try local mills, also Craigs List in your area. Sometimes you can find local small mills that specialize in cabinet grade wood. Home Depot and the like are way too expensive. These places are not very good quality wood."
Oct 7, 2010
G.T. LaLonde replied to Simon Lumsden's discussion 'Max drill speed for kreg jig'
"I found that using an electric drill is better, because it is faster. I use a 1/4" electric drill for more portability. It is faster than an electric 3/8" drill. Then your cordless is free to drive kreg screws."
Sep 15, 2010
G.T. LaLonde commented on Rod's photo
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"Why did you bother raising the panel if you are going hide it on the inside?"
Oct 15, 2009
G.T. LaLonde is now a member of Kreg Jig Owners Community
Oct 15, 2009

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Which Kreg Jig® or Kreg Products do you own?
Kreg Jig® Master System
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At 9:40am on February 16, 2011, Jay Boutwell said…
I would be happy to be a friend.  Maybe we can exchange some ideas and tips as we continue to work this wonderful thing called "wood".  Thanmk you for inviting me as a friend. jay
At 5:49pm on February 5, 2011, Jay Boutwell said…
 G.T. take a look at this link. It will take a bit to load.
At 5:34pm on February 5, 2011, Jay Boutwell said…
 
 
 

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