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09-24-2014 03:54 AM

Jorgenson Cabinet master clamps are on Sale. - 6 replies

Menards is having another made in America sale this next two weeks. The Jorgenson Cabinet master Clamps are on sale. The 24” is $22.99, 36” is $26.99, and the 48” is $29.99.

08-24-2014 04:20 AM

How safe is a radial arm saw and is it a good addition to the shop? - 44 replies

I’am going to look a used Delta shop master Radial arm saw in the morning. I ask my brother if he wanted to go for a ride and take a look at it. He told me that I don’t need one and that they are dangerous! I never used one, and I would only use it for cross cutting and dados. I’m hoping if someone could tell me who uses them i...

06-27-2014 04:49 AM

Do you think I have this Grizzly Shaper G1035 priced too high. - 8 replies

This past Father’s Day I upgraded to a used Steel City 3hr Shaper. To help off set the cost of the newer shaper I put my Grizzly Shaper up on craigslist. http://detroit.craigslist.org/wyn/tls/4523331456.html. I have the price set for $375.00, I bought it used and put $100.00 into it. I had some calls/emails and the first thing people want ...

10-20-2013 06:48 AM

Has anyone re sharpened planer knives for Dewalt 734 - 1 reply

I’am going to replace my knives on my Dewalt planer when I wake up. So before I throw them away in the recycle bin. Has any one had their Dewalt 734 Planer knives resharpened? Look forward in reading if anyone has and please let me know how well the knives perform.

08-22-2013 01:08 AM

Are Harbor freight electric motors any good? - 1 reply

I have a HR dust collector with the 2hp motor and it runs great. I was walking through and noticed that HF sells electric motors. Has anyone bought and used these motors . What opinions do you have about them and are they junk or a hidden gem?

08-08-2013 03:38 AM

Do roller guides for band saws make a big difference? - 8 replies

I was throwing around the idea of getting roller guides for my Jet 14” band saw. Do roller guides make a big difference on how well the saw runs and cuts? I just want to make sure it’s worth spending the money for the guides or should I just stay with my cool blocks. I look forward to reading your responses, thanks Alan

05-01-2013 06:30 AM

Issues with 80 grit sandpaper on drum sander - 4 replies

I bought my Jet 16/32 used,it came with 80 grit paper. I never had any issues until I replaced the paper with a new 80 grit roll from a new box. I ran some maple through the drum sander and then used the ROS going through the order 100-220 grit paper. SO should I start off the 100 grit paper on the drum sander or did I miss something when I was ...

02-28-2013 10:37 PM

Free accessories when you buy a Sawstop, but if you bought one few months ago your SOL! - 9 replies

I was looking through my Woodcraft catalog and saw a add for SawStop, if you buy a cabinet saw you get a choice of mobile base or over arm dust collection system. Back in December I called Sawstop and asked if any promotions are coming up and I was told they had no idea, fine so I bought my saw. I love the saw had a problem with motor ( it was b...

12-13-2012 03:24 AM

SawStop contractor saw or 1.75hr cabinet saw - 8 replies

Sold my saw today for $350.00, on Dec 2nd I cut my middle finger with my delta contractor saw, thank God I only had to get stitches.Sitting in the ER my wife told me to get a Sawstop and no I didn’t stick my finger into the blade for a new saw! I’am not sure whats the difference between the contractor and the cabinet saw both have ...

12-08-2012 09:56 PM

What is a fair price to ask for a delta contractor saw 36-969 - 3 replies

I cut my middle finger on my contractor saw last weekend! I was lunky only had to get 4 stitches and I been off work for the past week. So I decided to put it up for sale. I’am asking $450.00 I know people will try and haggle it down. The saw has a 30 inch fence, cast iron wings, link belt, and mitergauge. I will put my money towar...

11-13-2012 02:17 AM

looking for a riving knife for Delta contractor saw. - 3 replies

Hi everyone, I’ve had my Delta contractors saw for the last 6 years and I really like it. I made upgrades to it but now I’am looking to upgrade to a riving knife. I don’t use the blade guard that came with the saw instead I copied off designs for a over head blade guard off the internet. I was wondering if anyone had upgraded t...


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