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Forum: Woodworking Projects 08-02-2008, 03:07 AM
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Views: 1,509
Posted By DWyatt
TS 55 - MFK 700: cabinet door replacement

This was just a quick and easy project I did about 6 weeks ago. This isn't fine furniture making or high end finish carpentry by a long shot. The main pupose of the post is to emphasize how using the...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 08-01-2008, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,979
Posted By DWyatt
RO 125 to strip painted brick

Part of a never ending basement remodel in my home is deciding what to do with the walls. I thought I would keep at least one of the interior brick walls uncovered with drywall but it had been...
Forum: Festool Tools 08-01-2008, 02:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,733
Posted By DWyatt
They offer the 30mm bore now.:D ...

They offer the 30mm bore now.:D

http://www.forrestsawbladesonline.com/category_4_Chopmaster.html

Darrin
Forum: Festool Reviews 08-01-2008, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,469
Posted By DWyatt
RAS 115 short review and comments

The RAS 115 was my 4th dip into Timmy C.'s Festool pool and came about after some serious contemplation comparing the noxious fumes of chemical strippers to what I hoped would be a tool that would...
Forum: Festool Tools 08-01-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,733
Posted By DWyatt
Dave, First thing welcome to talkFestool! ...

Dave,

First thing welcome to talkFestool! Glad to have you here and I guess you can't have a much better first post than a Kapex and Chopmaster combo.:thumbsup2:

When you get the time I bet...
Forum: Festool Tools 08-01-2008, 03:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,864
Posted By DWyatt
Tom, I too did some back and forth between...

Tom,

I too did some back and forth between the MFK and OF1400. And then there are the fans of the the 1010. Maybe it really does come down to you really cannot have too many routers. :D

I...
Forum: Festool Tips and Techniques 07-30-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 22,303
Posted By DWyatt
Deja vu indeed, Okami.:D Thanks for posting...

Deja vu indeed, Okami.:D

Thanks for posting this. Your miter joint fits really nicely in our joint here.:clapping1:

Darrin
Forum: Machines and Power Tools 07-30-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,923
Posted By DWyatt
Tom, I certainly agree that 75% would be an...

Tom,

I certainly agree that 75% would be an almost quantum leap forward for the usual suspects you mention. Sounds like Milwaukee is pulling ahead on the backstretch a little bit.

I think it's...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 07-30-2008, 03:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,811
Posted By DWyatt
Old tools and old men

My great-grandfather on my mother's side, William Martin, was a carpenter and blacksmith by trade. He also really loved his bourbon. I wasn't old enough to remember him but have been told alot about...
Forum: Hand Tools 07-30-2008, 03:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,302
Posted By DWyatt
Simple and useful tools

Well, you won't use this for anything in the scope of fine woodworking but I love these little 5 in 1 multi purpose tools. It's been a scraper, prybar, chisel, screwdriver, nail set, wedge, package...
Forum: Drawing and Design Software 07-30-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 42,551
Posted By DWyatt
Okami, Many times I consider myself pretty...

Okami,

Many times I consider myself pretty useless around computors but I want you really encourage you to check out SketchUp.:thumbsup2:

What I ended up doing was downloading the freeware and...
Forum: Drawing and Design Software 07-29-2008, 07:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 42,551
Posted By DWyatt
I downloaded the free version of SketchUp a while...

I downloaded the free version of SketchUp a while ago. I've watched a number of tutorials and played around with it quite a bit. I really like the tutorials by Gary Katz. It works well for me to...
Forum: Machines and Power Tools 07-29-2008, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,891
Posted By DWyatt
Miter saws: fixed/sliders & blades

I have a DW708 slider. I see that John has one as well. I run a Forrest Chopmaster for finish work and a motley assorment of other blades for less critical work.

I do like the saw. Good old made...
Forum: Hand Tools 07-29-2008, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,488
Posted By DWyatt
How do you sharpen your tools?

Nothing that hasn't been discussed before elsewhere but I thought we could get some discussion going on this here at tF.

I gave up oilstones a while ago and now use float glass and sand paper. I...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 07-29-2008, 07:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By DWyatt
With sincere apologies to Otis Redding & Steve...

With sincere apologies to Otis Redding & Steve Cropper, I present...

Sittin' on the Steps of My Porch (*UPS sung as the word "ups")

Sittin' in the mornin' sun
I'll be sittin' when the...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 07-29-2008, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By DWyatt
Patience and the UPS man

I'm in a pretty enviable situation in that when I place an order with Tim from the Junk, if he's got it in stock (and he ususally does), I get my order the next day. Thank's for the incomparable...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 07-29-2008, 05:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,324
Posted By DWyatt
Okami, There's a real sense of delicate...

Okami,

There's a real sense of delicate balance in the design. I like it alot.

Very intriguing.:thumbsup2:

Darrin
Forum: Machines and Power Tools 07-28-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,064
Posted By DWyatt
Impact Drivers

Impact drivers. Best thing since sliced bread or no big deal? What do you think? I come down on the sliced bread side.

They're light, less prone to stripping out screw heads, easier on the arms...
Forum: Festool Tools 07-28-2008, 06:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,864
Posted By DWyatt
MFK 700 discussion, anyone?

I really like this router. The package itself comes with the 2 bases; the standard offset and the 1.5 horizontal with the feeler bearing. I added the edge guide and will probably pick up the 0...
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 07-27-2008, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By DWyatt
And he is a very smooth operator as well.

And he is a very smooth operator as well.
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 07-27-2008, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By DWyatt
And I've heard they've also put a dent in the...

And I've heard they've also put a dent in the boat anchor industry.
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 07-27-2008, 05:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,005
Posted By DWyatt
Retirment ceremony with candid photo

I recently had the honor of attending the retirement party of an old aquaintance of mine. We had worked together for a number of years and he basically forced into retirement as they brought a new...
Forum: Festool Reviews 07-25-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 18,283
Posted By DWyatt
Welcome to the Festool Tool Reviews Board

All Festool tools are welcome and we would like to hear what you have to say about them. Accessories and consumables would be reviewable within a tool review or could stand on their own.

With...
Forum: Festool Tips and Techniques 07-25-2008, 05:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,886
Posted By DWyatt
CT22-Kreg Jig Interface

I certainly love my Kreg jig and have drilled a ton of pocket holes with it but it get messy with all the wood chips from the holes. Hooking my screaming banshee shopvac up to it certainly gets rid...
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