The Beast is Out of the Cage: Minimax FS30 Initial Setup

Minimax FS30 Change Over

Last night, I powered up the Minimax FS30 Jointer/Planer for the first time. The Minimax FS30 initial setup is straight forward.  Minimax secures everything to a wooden pallet.  They even nail down the fence and accessories.  The real trick is getting her off the pallet.  This thing is heavy. I stacked 2 x 8 scraps … Read moreThe Beast is Out of the Cage: Minimax FS30 Initial Setup

Embracing Electron Power: My Migration Towards Power Tools

Minimax FS30

I love my hand tools.  They’re soothing and cathartic.  But, the one thing I love more than using hand tools is designing furniture.  Eventually, I want to do this full-time.  If I want to take this passion full-time, I need to embrace electron power.   I need to focus more time on design and less on … Read moreEmbracing Electron Power: My Migration Towards Power Tools