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  1. Hey all, I grew up watching my stepdad use his Inca tools and I always remember them being high quality and extremely precise for their size. He just built a new wood/auto shop at the family cabin and is upgrading his tooling. He has asked me to sell his Inca tools for him but wow am I struggling to figure out their current value. I know these can be kind of a niche item so Craigslist does not seem like the right place to list them. I have been following Ebay for months but its mainly bandsaws. He has the 10 inch jointer/planer (Model# 343.190) and the table saw with slider and mortiser (Model# 343.018). I would appreciate any insight anyone has into value or best place to sell. Thanks!
  2. That is a great book! Every box has its own unique details and techniques.
  3. Don't mind me. I'll just be here patiently waiting...
  4. I'm from Fargo and that movie is hilarious and ungodly irritating at the same time.
  5. Damn it guys. I saw there were new posts on this thread and got excited we'd have new pics of the chairs. Instead I found a conversation about pee.
  6. Oh man bad memories in BWL. More wipes than I care to admit. The cabinet looks great and that sapele is magical. What look is your friend going for? Stormwind?
  7. Unibond 800 is my go to glue for any bent lamination work.
  8. Hey everyone, I took a new job and am moving. I am taking a lot of stuff with me but I am going to sell a couple larger tools that I'd rather buy new when I'm settled into a new shop. All of my tools come from a one man hobbiest shop and are very well taken care of. Let me know if you have any questions or would like some more pictures. I don't have time to deal with shipping so this is all pick-up only in South Bend, Indiana 46615. 1. Jet 10" ProShop Tablesaw (Model# JPS-10TS) with router table extension wing. Comes with Jessem Mast-R-Lift II router lift, Forrest Woodworker 2 blade, a Freud thin kerf combo blade, a cheap tapering jig and whatever random push sticks and junk I find laying around. $1200. I'll include the Dewalt 618 EVS router with fixed and plunge bases for $160. 2. Jet 22-44 OSC Drum Sander. Includes add-on infeed/outfeed tables and a box of 120 grit paper. This thing is a beast. The oscillating drum is a nice feature. $1400. 3. Delta 28-400 14" Bandsaw with Kreg fence, micro-adjuster, and resaw guide. Includes 3/4" Timberwolf blade, 3/8" blade, and 3/16" blade. Installed new urethane tires about 2 months ago. $500. 4. Jet JBOS-5 Spindle Sander with a bunch of sanding sleeves, various sizes and grits. $300. 5. Kreg Jig K5 new in box plus unopened screw kit. $100. 6. Dewalt DW6913 router edge guide. Fits the 618, 621, 624 and a few others. New in box. $30. 7. Delta ShopMaster Model# SS250 Scroll Saw. $50. If I decide to sell anything else I will be sure to add it to the post. Thanks for looking and let me know if you have questions.
  9. Yeah the first thing I'd try would be to simply reglue and clamp it. Try using either epoxy or Unbind 800. Those glues are commonly used for laminations.
  10. mkrusen

    Cool Planer

    I want one! I don't know what for but I still want one. Guess I could make my own toilet paper?
  11. Yeah I think the next one will be leather. I definitely took a risk with this fabric but I'm happy with how it turned out. I'm very impressed with the upholstery work. They even created little tucked notches in the corners of the cushions to wrap around the legs of the chair and ottoman. Nice little detail that I never would've thought to do. Haha yeah I kept all the jigs so there is definitely another one in the future. My shop is a detached 2 stall garage and it only got about 2 inches of water. It soaked one chair leg that happened to be laying on the ground. I took my time drying that guy with fans from all directions etc and prayed it would stay square. I lucked out for sure. No problems whatsoever. The basement was a different story. Total gut job. We got insurance payout but we're likely moving very soon so not sure if we'll refinish it or not. Need to talk to the realtor. I'm actually waiting to hear back on a job in Fargo. Really hoping it works out. We'd love to come back home.
  12. Here ya go Mike. The place is called Tepe Furniture. 574-288-7311. 3606 W Mishawaka Ave, South Bend, IN 46615.
  13. Picked up the chair from the upholsterer today and I couldn't be happier. Here are a couple pictures of the finished piece. Sorry for the subpar lighting. Now that the chair is in the house, I'm realizing how big it is. I'm going to have do some rearranging because I want to leave space to allow the back to recline. Holy crap this thing is comfortable. The back really does conform to your body as you lean back into it. The seat cushion is 6" thick, the back cushion is 5" thick, and the ottoman cushion is about 2.5" thick (flush with the top of the legs. Final cost of upholstery was $443.70 plus $55 for the four yards of fabric from Joann Fabrics. Apparently some Stickley descendants live three blocks away from me and have been taking their furniture to this upholster for years. The upholsterer was very familiar with Stickley and Morris furniture and was very impressed with this version. So hats off to Marc and anyone else involved in this design. As always, thanks to all of you guys for your help, advice, comments, and critiques.
  14. Not sure which way you're coming in from, but LL Johnson Lumber has a store in South Bend. Their actual mill is in Charlotte, MI but the South Bend store usually has a good lumber selection on hand.
  15. Buddy of mine has a Youtube channel and Woodpeckers is sending him one of these in exchange for a review. I'm interested to see if its any good. Certainly not worth $400 but I'm curious to see an actual review. They gave him the framing squares last month too. Jealous!
  16. Biggest mistake of my life. Still pulling splinters out of my hands from that one.
  17. The worst is when you give something to someone as a gift and they ask you "Oh wow, what did you use to stain it?" Face-palm.
  18. I actually have an old set of brass instrument spokeshaves very similar to those. I've used them for very small pieces like box legs and intricate handles. Definitely one of those tools meant for very specific tasks. For the legs you're wanting to make, you'll want to get to full size spokeshaves. Can't beat Veritas for the price.
  19. I will definitely post pictures in my journal thread when I get the chair back. You can certainly get things reupholstered. It will be cheaper than the initial upholstery job because you'll already have the foam in place. You could also have the upholsterer make the cushions have a zipper and use them like a slip cover so you can wash them.
  20. Yeah that was my thinking as well. Same reasoning for using high quality hardware. After putting so much time and effort into a project, of course I'm going to spend the extra money to make sure the hardware or upholstery is top notch. $500 is expensive yes, but compared to true high quality leather its pocket change.
  21. Genuine leather hide costs a fortune. Not saying its not worth it, but expect to pay a pretty penny. My Morris chair is at an upholsterer right now. I brought my own fabric; a dark navy denim like material. They charge $55 per cushion but the foam is where things get expensive. Apparently the good quality foam is an oil byproduct so its not cheap. With materials and labor, mine is costing right around $500.
  22. Rasps, spokeshaves, and scrapers. Lots of work but the end product we'll look awesome. Nice design.
  23. That's a very good point, thanks.
  24. Gorgeous cabinet. Can't wait to see the final product. Sapele is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. My vote goes for a solid QS sapele top. Oh and I'd love to see a shop tour. I see some awesome machinery in the background of your pictures!