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|721 days ago||
Check your clamps!!!! - 39 replies
At eye level, I spot an odd thing….someone has made a home in my clamp…..an invader of frog proportions…..he’s reluctant to leave…...tells me he has a project to complete….
|923 days ago||
http://maskulllasserre.com/artwork/1647691_Three_Degrees_of_Certainty.html.Absolutely amazing. Makes me want to NOT turn on my foredom:).All photos explicit property of the artist. I leave them here without permission, hoping he won’t mind other artists having a look....
|974 days ago||
Digital meter for big Triton Router - for reference - 19 replies
This isn’t a terribly exciting project but I figured I’d share it in the hopes that someone down the line will benefit from it. I’ve got the big 3+hp Triton loaded into a BenchDog extension. I’ve removed the plunge spring and drilled a hole in my router plate for over-the-table height adjustment. I wanted to add a digital...
|988 days ago||
I’ve got a Delta Rockwell 20” A/B bandsaw with a 3/4” Lenox tri. I’m in the market for a resaw fence and I’m not convinced that the current offerings will fit this saw. Does anyone have this saw with an operable fence? Any help greatly appreciated! Al Anyone think I can modify the Kreg? How about the l...
|994 days ago||
Heads up in WV area: PM 45 Lathe - 6 replies
My vintage tool guy just called me with a PM Lathe totally restored for $650.Totally rebuilt, new paint, new motor, new VFD switch for push button speed change, wired 110V, comes with a few face plates but no live center. I’m in the dog house, so I doubt I can buy it. Anyone interested, pm me and I’ll shoot you a picture.
|1016 days ago||
Heads up in WV area: Yates lathe - 2 replies
http://charlestonwv.craigslist.org/tls/2693673289.html Wood lathe 12” swing Yates American came out of a high school wood shop has new motor belts ready to work with. It ways 550lb’s good running lath asking $650.00
|1040 days ago||
Heads up Monster Lovers. Halloween is coming early. http://charlestonwv.craigslist.org/tls/2653308379.html This TILTING ARBOR TABLE SAW accepts both 14” and 16” BLADES. It is POWERED BY 7.5 HP 3PH 230/460 V MOTOR. Included is the MITER GUAGE, a 60” RAIL BIESEMEYER FENCE, a 16” CARBIDE BLADE and a 16” CARBIDE S...
|1041 days ago||
HEADS-UP: BIG Woodmizer at discount in WV area - 3 replies
I’m in the market for an LT10 because I’m poor.Some of you may be rich and similarly in the market.Head’s up on the WV CL: http://charlestonwv.craigslist.org/grd/2644804225.html Woodmizer Sawmill LT40 304 925-4213 For Sale – $16500 (United States)
|1041 days ago||
Gentlepeople, I have a few lumber connections made through the amazing generosity of some LJs that I’ve met here in the WV area. My job hours make travel difficult and despite my best intentions to take these fine gentlemen up on their offers, I’m seeking an internet supplier that can mail domestic hardwoods here to me in WV. I’...
|1060 days ago||
Lawnmower question - 175 replies
Really hoping someone can help. My fiance hit a stump with our fancy John Deere push mower (<1> range that are more sturdy than the John Deere? Any help greatly appreciated. Thanks!!!
|1087 days ago||
For lurking JDs and MDs : Bullcoming - 48 replies
I don’t expect this thread to get much attention but I’ve noticed some pretty high caliber political arguments around here with some well read combatants on both sides. Here’s a recent Supreme Court decision that’s becoming growingly problematic in the courts. I’m curious if anyone’s familiar with this decisio...
|1103 days ago||
Recommend a 220V table saw switch? - 12 replies
I’m looking for a 220V-capable safety switch for my tablesaw. Magnetic is preferred. Large paddle shutoff is preferred. For a 2-3hp 220V single-phase motor. I snagged mine with my coveralls and broke the post that receives the screw for the cover on my vintage JET. Any recommendations appreciated! I’ve looked on Amazon at:1)...
|1103 days ago||
Open Letter to Jeff Forbes of Woodcraft Supply - 18 replies
That thing you did for Arlin and the Veterans?Very cool.
|1115 days ago||
Little help? PM 54A jointer infeed table frozen - 100 replies
Hi guys, I just purchased a 6” Powermatic 54A jointer and she’s a beauty. She’s been sitting down for some time and the infeed table is absolutely frozen at 1/4” cut depth. I loosened all the gibs and knobs, slathered in in WD40, and even come-along’d it with a rubber mallet. It’s going nowhere. Any suggestion...
|1115 days ago||
Heads-up in West Virginia Area- Molder - 5 replies
A buddy of mine just called me with a Williams-Hussey elliptical one-way molder with a 2HP Baldor single-phase, comes with (9) sets of knives (2 casing, 2 crown, wainscot, etc.); small footprint. Asking $800. If I hadn’t just bought a jointer, I’d be jumping on it. PM me if you’re seriously interested and I’ll put you in ...
|1117 days ago||
Anyone with a bit gauge on a 3hp Triton router? - 4 replies
Hey, does anyone have any experience equipping a 3hp under the table Triton router with a bit height gauge? Does the all-purpose Wixey work in this application, perhaps? I’m frustrated getting reproducible heights on bits that don’t have a proper bushing. My little setup blocks have nothing good to register against. Any help appre...
|1121 days ago||
Glue-joint Failure; what am I doing wrong!? - 71 replies
Ladies and gentlemen of the Lumberjocks, I recently received a 1/2” MLCS gluejoint bit without bearing guide. I chucked it into my table-mounted Triton 3hp, made a few test pieces, dialed it in. I made a setup block once I was happy with the cut, then moved to my piece. To my horror, it was horribly off, rendering the piece useless. I c...
|1128 days ago||
Recommend a Shaker Raised Panel Set? - 17 replies
Hey LJs, I’m in the market for a simple 1/2” Shaker (straight panel-raiser) router bit set for raised panel doors. I’d prefer one with an undercutter, capable of 3/4” and 1” thickness. My router is 3+ hp and VS. Anyone had good experience with a similar set? I’d like to come in under $200. I’m looking...
|1145 days ago||
Quality Pillowblocks-where are you getting them? - 34 replies
There’s enough homebrewed drumsanders around here. What’s the verdict on a quality pillowblock assembly. I’m looking for two quality blocks with about a 2 foot axle that’s ripe for installing buffer pads, grinding wheels, etc. Any supplier direction greatly appreciated.
|1157 days ago||
I’d like to put an incra positioner on my vintage saw.It’s a Jet JTS-10 with a Bench Dog cast iron router table on the right.I went to the INCRA page and was confused.I went to Amazon and was bewildered. I’d appreciate any input from someone who’s added this positioner to an older saw! I’m happy to post any pi...