|To find the MPH of a router bit
|( Diameter of the router bit in inches * PI
* router speed (RPM) * 60 ) / 63360
This will equal the router bit speed in miles per hour.
The formula also works with turning bowls.
Try it out!
|Protecting your table surface
|When using any stationary tools keep the table surface
protected with a light coat of wax. This will reduce friction
between the table surface and the work piece. Apply wax
also to the fence. This will also inhibit corrosion.
|If you plan on storing your tools for any length of time,
a light coat of oil on the surface. This can be removed later
with mineral spirits.
|Working with two part epoxy
|When you use two part epoxy, put equal amounts in a
baggie, each to one side, then squeeze the two parts together,
keeping your fingers clean. When you apply the epoxy, just cut
|Using your fence for measurement
|Stop blocks are a safe way to use your fence for
on a table saw. Just clamp a block of wood to the fence back
from the blade. This allows you the measurement you require
without the chance of binding, by creating a safe gap between
the end of the stock and the fence.
|Lubricating tight moving parts
|When faced with tight moving parts like drawers that
a little bit of soap to make them slide easily.
|To make a perfect circle jig
|To make a perfect circle jig, take a two foot board and
inch increments marking radius and on the opposite mark diameter
(this is double radius). Then drill your marks to accept a pencil
and put a nail at the -0- mark. Put the nail in the center of your
project. Put the pencil through at the required diameter or radius
and move the pencil in a circular motion while holding the nail at
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