"My 10" compound miter table was "dragging" on pivot. I took it to a RIDGID factory authorized dealer & when he looked up my LSA he said it would cost about $60 at the most. Worst case a new saw would be on my door step within 6…"
"I would,, and do,, use prefinished 3/4" Birch or Maple ply from Menards. The left over pieces will make nice shelves with some edge banding. I used to poly the inside of my cabinets & it sucks! Thats why I use prefinished."
"If you double checked your stop collar setting I would venture to guess it is a case of overdriven screws. Pine will cause that because of the knots. Your preset is too high where there aren't any knots or tight grain around them & too low…"
"Are you leaving the weight of the saw on the rip-cut when you adjust it? I hold the saw off the work piece in one hand & move the guide with my other hand. That way the saw bed doesn't have weight bearing down on the ruler. I hope this…"
"The older ShopVac brand hoses with the 12" solid ends are all you need for the K5. They slip right into the port on the K5 & pull all the chips out. I've never had a problem with mine using that older hose. I also have it hooked to a…"
"I installed 14 pulls like those on 2 different cabinets in the bathroom. I made my own jig from 1/2" ply & two 3/4" cleats. I drilled a 1/8" hole in the jig. Every drawer is the same size so I just drilled the 1/8" hole thru…"
"Dan-- I've found not all dowels are the same diameter in the bin. I drill a scrap & take it with me to make test fits. Not an every time answer to your problem but it works more often than not. Also I've never mic'ed a step drill…"
I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.