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ChrisK last won the day on December 13

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About ChrisK

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    Festool Snob


  • Favorite Tool or Brand
    Festool TS55REQ
  • Hobbies
    Cabinetry, Joinery, Turning.

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    The Granite State!!!!

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  1. ChrisK

    Woodworking bench

  2. ChrisK

    10" M18 battery powered Milwaukee sliding saw

    I have the saw but have only used the 9 and 12 amps. It clearly says you can use the 5s too but I actually don’t have 5s as my Milwaukee tools are quite limited.
  3. ChrisK

    How do you guys store bare tools?

    Try fastcap for kaizen foam
  4. ChrisK

    Woodworking bench

    Why thank you
  5. Problem with Milwaukee...and Dewalt....and Makita....and Bosch....and..... You buy a tool and the model is replaced within a year or too. That’s why as opposed to asking us tool nuts you should probably consult a psychologist for help dealing with a tool addiction. Welcome to the forums! 🤪
  6. ChrisK

    Woodworking bench

    What are you using the bench for? Are you a wood woodworker using hand tools and or power tools? Solid core doors are are a great option for a top with an added surface. I just completed one of two woodworking benches in my shop, one of for multiple types of woodworking tools versus my still uncompleted bench. In both cases I opted to make both benches from our typical white pine soft wood, both tops different but the same in basic structure...laminated face to face after milled and surfaced flat. If you are looking for a general purpose bench for machine work, household chores and diy projects, I think a basic plywood bench would suffice. I had one in my last shop in my old shop that though had limitations was quite solid. I used that bench for woodworking projects as opposed to machine work (they are called....mechanics. Of which I am not) or general diy jobs. I completed more than a few cabinet and small projects with it. Biggest problems I had with my old bench? Lateral movement and lack of clamping space. Welcome me to the forums and Merry Christmas.
  7. ChrisK

    DeWalt dw734 planer

    Welcome to the forums dude. No issues with mine for the last four years. Maybe dull blades burning up some wood? Pitch? Not sure dude. Having said that, she sounds like a banshee but I love that planer.
  8. ChrisK

    What tools did you buy today?

    I cannot say too much here except... My TXS feels super refined. Both are brushed motors. The grip on my TXS is much slimmer and the tool is very compact. The Festool TXS and CXS do NOT have an offset chuck. The Bosch and the Milwaukee (NAINA) have an offset chuck. The reason I got the Bosch is because of that chuck. Super easy to slide a tool into a narrow spot and get a screw in up close to the bottom of a counter top. I love that. I have the Fuel gen 2 M12 hammer and like that, the Bosch uses a pod style pack, not a huge fan because it really hams up the grip but I love Bosch tools. I am toying with selling my TXS but only because of that offset chuck. They make it for their other drills don’t know why my TXS doesn’t have one.
  9. ChrisK

    What tools did you buy today?

    Just got the Bosch Flexiclick.
  10. ChrisK

    New battery charger

    The cells are gone bro
  11. ChrisK

    New battery charger

    I’m inclined to agree with Brian dude, because it was your Dad’s keeping it on the wall in the shop is going to inspire great memories and be a reminder. Getting a new 12v you can beat up a that will get the job done will allow you to keep that cool tool looking pretty for a looooooong time.
  12. ChrisK

    Dewalt ToughSystem Large

    Sorry guys they sold out after I bought my three they only had 8 left so I am hoping someone here got the score. Believe it or not I traded in my Tundra for a 2019 4Runner Limited and I will be putting one of these in the back for all of my truck straps and tools etc and another wil go in my cruiser for a bunch of tools I use on the job. I might take my extra small one and put road flares and first aid equipment in it. Hope somebody here scored!
  13. ChrisK

    Dewalt ToughSystem Large

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/DEWALT-DWST08203-Tough-System-Case-Large/112547021571?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2057872.m2749.l2649 I just bought three...no brainer for me.
  14. ChrisK

    New battery charger

    Welcome to the forums and sorry for your loss. Try this out, it may be what you are looking for... https://www.cpomilwaukee.com/milwaukee-48-11-1970-12v-2-4-ah-ni-cd-battery/miln48-11-1970,default,pd.html https://www.toolnut.com/milwaukee-48-59-0255-one-hour-nicd-ac-charger.html?utm_source=google_shopping&gclid=Cj0KCQiAxZPgBRCmARIsAOrTHSZbyhF0EzhipNEieVqTTFgcrEIOLNEK-HqyI0amdaUzL6jrq0mkkgUaAileEALw_wcB
  15. ChrisK

    Harbor Freight

    I got some bar clamps and an outfeed roller from the Portland Maine one. It was fun going to it and getting some pretty useful stuff for little money, Also got my Dad the pocket hole jig and he loves it.