Hmmmm---A power boat???What's next OLD SHOES?What's with the photos of objects that have nothing to do with wood-working, skill building, or the use of KREG tools to build a product?GEEZ---what's…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jay Boutwell Nov 6, 2014.
My approach would be to do a search for books on "cabinet making"---
do a search on www.
There are some out there that are very informative.
You need to learn of the various joinery techniques, that are proven to be very useful for…"
RE "Black stain"---it's like a "dye-like" material---
it will not cover the imperfections and color variations in poplar wood.
The variations will be visible when a varnish like material is applied over the black…"
"Re: the cut-out for the bowls
Use a 1/4" round-over bit, in a hand-held router, to smooth the saw-cut edges to make them smooth.
If needed, follow-up with 150-180grit sandpaper, as a follow-up, if needed."
"Cut plywwod using a "fine-tooth" saw blade.
A fine-tooth blade will minimize "tear-out"---
the finer the blade, the smoother the cut.
Use a slow feed, during the process, so as to allow the blade teeth to carry away the…"
Not much one can do without an elaborate system hookup with an overhead dust vac extractor.
You'll need a big unit for this.
Slides saws do generate lots of dust, and it can get all over the shop.
When using this saw, I move it outside…"
For your budget of $130, only the small 1HP mini-routers are available.
Available in fixed base as well as plunge base.
Limited to 1/4" shank router bits, which is suitable for small tasks.
A plunge base can be purchased separately, at a…"
Check with your sharpening service, if they can accomplish this task.
Check with a tool-machine shop, in your area.
(Most don't possess the skill to perform this task. They may be fearful of breaking the drill bit).
Bent drill bits…"
#1 BandSaw---for cutting curves, as well as straight line cuts---short and fairluy long pieces.
A very handy tool, for use in any shops.
For long pieces, an infeed and outfeed extension is very helpful, to support the workpiece.
A fence is…"
My pics, from your list, are:
For a joiner, my choice is a router table.
I 've had two joiners, a 4" and 6", got rid of both of them.
A planer is useful, if you're cleaning up lots of rough…"
Thank you Ken for the suggestions I was actually trying to decide between the K4 and the K5 but was leaning towards the K4, I've got the basic frame design for my work bench and I'm probably going to use metal diamond plate but the ladder for shelves idea I am definitely doing and also the fire hydrant water dispenser those were great ideas that I'll definitely use and I was going to put an emblem on it but was going to paint it but your idea to chisel it is a much better way to do it. Thank you for the ideas I just can't wait to be able to start making my bench at least I'll have a few months to design it while my arm heals.
Yes it does , but no it is counter top edge remenant . thanks for consern I have several different patterns of this material .I ve made several kitcheen stands and islands of this different material. Find it at Menards in the shelving department advertised as discontinued shelving. Very nice and cheap material. thanks Cecil