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|890 days ago||
Scored a walnut root ball; mud, mice, bugs and all!!I’m considering cutting it up for burl. Is anyone interested in custom size cuts?If so, what would they be worth? I understand quality of grain, soundness, etc would weigh in. I’m not looking to get rich off one stump but I would like to cover my time and effo...
|1271 days ago||
Does anyone have a good way to keep the cats out of the shop and not using my sawdust as a handy litterbox? My wife brought home a couple of supposed to be sort of wild cats to stay out in the south barn and help control mice and other varmits from getting in there. Well, they tamed down real quick and just love me and my shop. I don’t ...
|1284 days ago||
220 Volt, Table Saw Switch Question - 6 replies
All,I am wondering about my table saw switch. It was making a humming or buzzing noise today when the saw was turned off. The sound reminded me of an electric motor that won’t start, just locks up and buzzes. I pulled the plug and the noise stopped. It was real faint, I only heard it when everything in the shop was shut off and no back...
|1423 days ago||
Customer Service vs. Steel City - 3 replies
I purchased a Steel City cabinet saw, 35915, in January of 2009. I reviewed the saw on LJ’s in Jan or Feb of 09. I recently had trouble with the arbor shaft. I was a bit reluctant to call Steel City because of many comments I’ve seen on LJ’s about questionable service. I called my dealer, he was out of the office for severa...
|1561 days ago||
One Year at LJ's + one day - 7 replies
Hello and thank you to the LJ community. Yesterday was one year at LJs. Prior to that, I was only a utilitarian user of the internet. What I HAD to do on it and little else, research, e-mail if I couldn’t call, etc. I stumbled onto LJs, looked around, wanted to ask a followup question on something and wound up joining. It has been a w...
|1899 days ago||
Protecting cast iron from temperature change rust? - 18 replies
Need help!!!Just pulled all my stationary tools out of storage, cleaned and waxed (Johnson’s Floor Wax) all of the exposed cast iron surfaces. Spent hours and hours removing dust, dirt and some light rust prior to waxing. I put at least three buffed out coats of wax on all tools. We had a sudden weather change over the last few days. T...