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Just Part of the Biz

1379 days ago by Troy | 9 comments »

I was never under any delusion that having my own woodworking business would be all fun, just making stuff from wood. All in all, it’s been about 50% of it at best so far. That’s another discussion though, esp. since I am still fully adjusting. So I finally had a significant machine failure. I was feeding a piece of maple through the planer and it slowed part way through, like it was turned off mid-feed, except that it wasn’t consistent. There was nothing unusual about the wood or the method of feeding it. I heard a strange sound from the left side so I took off the belt cover and got an unpleasant surprise, as well as the reason. The lower, motor shaft pulley came lo...

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