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02-23-2018 01:40 AM

WANTED: 12" TO 24"' OF 6" DIAMETER FLEX HOSE - 18 replies

I am gathering materials for my Single Stage Chip Collector (Delta 50-760) to Cyclone Dust Collector conversion, and would like to know if anybody has a small piece of 6” diameter flex hose they can part with? The flex is for the connection between the blower intake and the top of a Super Dust Deputy. Using flex will greatly simplify eng...

02-20-2018 07:36 PM

Cleaning/Stripping reclaimed Oak trim - 7 replies

When my company moved from our old buildings into a single larger building, the old building owner stripped out all of the trim work prior to remodelling. I was able to rescue most of it from the dumpster, so now I have a few hundred linear feet of stained red oak molding, mostly baseboard. My question is what are the pros and cons of variou...

02-14-2018 07:53 PM

Super Dust Deputy DIY conversion or Oneida Mini Gorilla? - 11 replies

Looking to upgrade my dust collection from my existing Delta 50-760 single stage unit. My preferred options are to either fit the Delta out with a Super Dust Deputy cyclone & Wynn NANO Filter, or replace with an Oneida Mini Gorilla. My question goes to the actual performance of these two options, or more generally, a comparison between a...

12-23-2015 08:04 PM

Challenges Roughing Acrylic Pen blank - 3 replies

Yesterday, I mounted my first acrylic pen blank on the lathe and set to it. I’ve done about 2 dozen pens thus far, and NONE of them, including hard maple and purpleheart, have been as much trouble to rough out as this acrylic blank. Once I got it roughed down, it turned nice and sweet, but getting it to that point was full of catches and...

02-08-2015 08:57 AM

Split Top Roubo - End Cap Attachment - 1 reply

I am nearing the point of attaching my split top Roubo’s endcap. I will be installing a Benchcrafted Wagon vise, and using the End Cap Barrell nuts and a Condor Tail. My question is, do I also use an adhesive for attaching the Endcap? Need I worry about cross-grain movement?

12-22-2008 07:29 AM

Clothes Valet? - 1 reply

I’m looking to build a clothes valet, adapted for motorcycle gear. Has anybody run across plans for a clothes valet? For those unfamiliar with such beasties, here’s a link to a full page worth…

07-30-2008 11:32 PM

Challenged by my ReiTech EasyStop - 2 replies

I’ve hit a snag getting my shop back in operation. My Delta Contractor’s Saw is equipped with a ReiTech EasyStop, one of the HONKIN BIG switches that also has a key lockout. Unfortunately, over the course of the 2 years my shop was in storage, I managed to loose the keys, and the installation instructions are AWOL! DOH!!! Rathe...

07-22-2008 01:47 AM

Howdy y'all, I'm new in these parts... - 7 replies

and I’d like to give a thank you out to the folks who’ve already welcomed me after I registered. Sorry if it seems I was ignoring y’all, but I’ve been out of town taking #1 Son around on some seminary visits. I’m looking forward to getting lotsa useful info here, and hopefully imparting a wee bit as well.

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