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    Dewalt ras

    Hello all I went to use my dewalt powershop ras tonight and its dead. No hum or nothing!! Does anyone know what it could be I tried a google search but not a lot of info really. Thanks in advance.
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    cupped project

    I am not sure how dry it was i bought it a few weeks ago kiln dried. I thicknessed it equally then once glued i ran it through the planer again i maybe put it through the planer once glued too early causing it to move? :?
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    cupped project

    I will be cutting this section in half from 300mm to 150mm will this help? Would it have been better to make more thinner sections than using 2 boards to make it 190mm wide?
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    cupped project

    Hello everyone i started a small project last week with oak.I prepared the boards to 20mm from 26mm thick rough sawn boards glued 2 90mm boards together using biscuits to achieve a 180mm width and i went to them tonight to find it has cupped pretty badly the overall size is 20mm x 180mm x 300mm...
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    Commemorative Oak Table WIP

    When you cut your tenons with the RAS do they need to be cleaned up with a shoulder plane or do they meet without any trimming?
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    Glass inlay felt?

    Hello everyone i have made a small table with a glass inlay top and i have routed a rebate to hold the glass and rather than have the glass sat straight on to the oak is there any type of sticky back rubber or felt to put down first if so where could this be purchased? :)
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    SIP 01944 BMorticer

    Their are four screws securing the fence to the bed and i slackened all four thinking i may be able to adjust them accordingly but it was not the case and when fully tightened up when you put pressure on the work piece it moves the fence back further off the square.
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    SIP 01944 BMorticer

    Having bought a brand new SIP BM yesterday,i set it up today to try it out and the fence is not at 90 degrees.When i clamp the work piece onto the morticer it pushes the work piece even further off the square producing very squint work! is this a product fault or is this just a case of you get...
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    Plane Crazy

    just seen your reply now adidat they look just the jim dandys to me :lol: ,so its a low angle one i need :D
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    Plane Crazy

    got a budget of around £60 for a working second hand job if that is possible at that price :|
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    Plane Crazy

    Hi Guys and Girls, i am looking to buy a new hand plane suitable for finishing/tidying up around the tops of small tables/chairs before i put the tops on to get a nice flush finish which means planing end grain, i have no real idea where to start when it comes to hand planes etc some advice...
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    oak prep advice

    Hi :D I recently got some free oak batons from a friend,they are 40mm thick x 200mm wide.Iam wanting to start my next project by using up this oak and i need it to be 16mm thick,if i were to rip it up the middle and plane it to 16mm will it cup?Is there a method/rule when ripping up stock?
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    Interior oak finish

    Does anyone have advice on how many coats of danish oil needed for oak ,its for an internal peice of furniture?
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    what are your opinions on radial arm saws? chop saw UPGRADE

    I ll get pics up Mike when i get my saw home
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    what are your opinions on radial arm saws? chop saw UPGRADE

    Great thread Mike, im also the new owner of a RAS and looking for hints and tips,i also like the idea of posting pictures of your setup any other members willing to do the same would be great as you cant beat pictures for getting a better idea :D :D
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    Oak Chair

    After making the sides of the chair this is it so far.Does anybody know how to cut the angle of the mortices with a mitre saw,when i cut the one side then flip it over to cut the other side the angle of the saw is the opposite angle?
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    Three's Company

    Hi Steve i take your point regarding screws,the most common method i have seen are buttons
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    Three's Company

    I'm relatively new to woodworking and i have been following quite a few WIPs in the project threads and had learnt that with a solid top table that it was never screwed down or secured with glue and biscuits as movement would split the table top,but todat as i read the Woodworker magazine the...
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    Oak Chair

    Cheers Unib,the mitre saw is not vey accurate it has a lot of wander :x its not too bad on small cuts close in but wider bits of hardwood when you use more of the slide it is all over the place!!
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    Oak Chair

    I have started this straw back orkney chair today made in oak.This is my first WIP i have made the front and back of the frame, tommorrow iam planning to make the side rails.The legs are tapered below the top rail down which makes the lower rail a little tricky well tricky for me anyway :roll...
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