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|480 days ago||
Talk about unusual tips...... - 5 replies
I have some “SawHorse” brand saw horses (duh!!). They have seen a bunch of use over the years, and have collected a really nice patina of various paints and colors.Just after cleaning the oven grills with oven cleaner, I had a brain f@rt. Hmmmm? Wonder if oven cleaner would get a large amount of the crap off the plastic saw horses...
|493 days ago||
How do I hide OT posts? - 13 replies
They’re wearin’ me out gunning past them. I wanna spend my site time on WWing.Bill
|541 days ago||
Kinda like a skill, but............... - 0 replies
Ya know when you’re retired and don’t get in the truck every day.Jumped in the old and trusty Dakota today to go to Wally World and Lowe’s.What’s that on the dashboard? It is MUD! What?Danged dirt dauber built a complete nest/tube on my dash since Sunday. Anybody want any dead spiders?I just wish I could finish a proje...
|552 days ago||
Bandsaw question for ya... - 2 replies
How many of ya use a bottom wheel cleaning brush, and which one?I’ve even seen a vid on using a toothbrush, but it was kinda cobbled together.Is there a good brush that will fit the G0555?Bill
|554 days ago||
Just a bit of price point info for ya... - 2 replies
Needed to buy some bandsaw blades for the new 14” Grizz 0555LX.Looked on line. Freaked at some of the prices I saw.Local company supplies the furniture and foam industry, so I went to check ‘em out.Prices are what I paid today for 93 1/2” .025” thick blades. Have not cut with ‘em as yet, but the welds are good, ar...
|555 days ago||
Bandsaw tires opinions wanted. - 19 replies
I keep seeing varied opinions on the merits, or lack thereof, for the urethane or rubber tires for bandsaws.I have no experience with urethane, and rubber tires have served me well.Just wondering what the bandsaw mavens REALLY think and why.Bill
|557 days ago||
Bandsaw blades ?? fer ya.. - 9 replies
Where are you buying bandsaw blades? I’m lookin’ at Highland (the Woodslicer), and they’ve got some high priced blades.Suggestions? Brands?93 1/2” general purpose and resaw. 1/4’, 3/8”, and 1/2” on the resaw.Bill
|559 days ago||
The Grizzley has landed. - 5 replies
G0555LX-Ordered on Tues., shipped from S’field Tues. PM, arrives Tupelo dock Thus. PM, in my truck Fri. mornin’. That’s pretty quick delivery.Now all I have to do is unpack, assemble, tune up, put it on the mobile base, buy good blades, read the manual 6 times.Hope all this come together before August.Bill
|562 days ago||
G0555LX Grizz. Bandsaw?? - 20 replies
Gettin’ ready to pull the trigger on a new BS. Anybody own one of these? Looks pretty much the same as the 0555, but has cast iron wheels.I welcome your thoughts.Bill
|563 days ago||
Just a thought about your profile.... - 33 replies
Sure would be nice if everyone would put a location in the profile section. Does not have to be anything more exact than a state or even a region.It would make responses more fitting. I see lots of questions about “where can I buy, how do I dry, tech support on equipment, etc.” Just my thoughts…..Bill
|582 days ago||
Just a plane rehab tip for ya...... - 7 replies
I rehab a bunch of planes. All the usual de-rust, tune, sharpen, etc.One tip I’ll pass is that about totes and knobs on the old Stanleys with the great rosewood.Unless they are just plain (don’t go there) crap, I will get out the buffing wheel, load it with green buffing compound, and give ‘em a good buff. Then, a coat of pas...
|648 days ago||
Clear up something for me if you will..... - 6 replies
I have my TS fence set with a slight outfeed offset for clearance. Fence is normally set to the right of the blade. I would change it for the rare work right of the blade to prevent pinch. Is this the correct procedure, or do ya set it exact with the infeed side of the blade? I seem to find different opinions. Imagine that!What do you guys do...
|652 days ago||
Stupid me. I broke it. - 1 reply
Cleaning up the shop this afternoon, hung a foot on the mobile base for the Magna (Shopsmith) band saw, pulled it over, and TRASHED the plastic front cover. Anybody got a Shopsmith 11” bandsaw front cover? The saw survived, but this sure crapped out my afternoon.
|663 days ago||
Kinda/sorta a WWing topic (I guess). - 1 reply
Anyone who might have cultured marble vanity tops…This is for you.I have sold miles of CM countertops over the years. My fabricator does very good work, but after the homeowner gets hold of the tops, uses them, and gets some surfaces lightly scratched, they want to know how to eliminate the blems. Ah HAH! The cure for the homeowner̷...
|664 days ago||
I have seen some string/nail options for an ellipse (did I spell that correctly?). Anybody got some guides?Bill
|664 days ago||
Just wondering about the Craftsman brand.... - 22 replies
There was a time when that brand had some degree of quality if not excellence. I just wonder if anyone who represents this brand EVER monitors WWing sites???My old C’man stuff is prized in my shop, but I don’t even visit the local store anymore.Bill
|676 days ago||
Dust collector stupid question......... - 9 replies
Lots of post about all the time consuming/high tech/low tech/venting issues about the HF DC. I just added good bags from Highland. What am I missin’? My shop is pretty dust free except from what I kick up from non-collected tooling.OK, I empty the bags…..........Big deal.Not tryin’ to sound like a smarty, and I don’t h...
|687 days ago||
Big round of applause for eReplacementParts.com - 12 replies
Porter cable 333 ROS decided to throw up Sunday. Ordered replacement parts 1/22/11. Got ‘em in the mail-YES THE USPS mail today 11/25/11. Pretty darned good service from ‘em I’d say.Bill
|692 days ago||
Wondering about glue technology............. - 4 replies
Sure wish we could see some tech info about PVA and epoxy glues. I am brain dead from all the posts about “I use , and “what glue should I use”, “can I use this glue at 30,000 feet below sea level/300% humidity”, oily woods, extermely dry climates, etc. Not tryin’ to be a snot, but there has to be some solid...
|702 days ago||
Talk about a skew..... - 2 replies
Look at the size of the monster skew the turner is using on the vid.http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=spring+pole+lathe&mid=603EA7658EF259021B07603EA7658EF259021B07&view=detail&FORM=VIRE1Thought ya would be interested.Bill