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09-14-2013 04:35 PM

Question for Dan'um Style - 8 replies

Would sincerely like to know why I’ve been blocked. I value your posts because content and quality is top notch.Please send me a PM if you choose.Bill

08-15-2013 02:40 PM

Help with a glue job PWEEEESE - 10 replies

Trying to attach an oil tanned leather hone strap to a plywood wheel used to hone irons, knife blades, etc.Tried contact cement. Leather came off and whipped the hell out of my hand. Tried epoxy. Nope.The radial forces (centrifugal) will require a good bond ‘cause I don’t want another whippin’.I’m now trying a yellow g...

08-01-2013 02:01 PM

Sand paper from SHOPSMITH? - 3 replies

I recently bought a 5” sanding pad (Shopsmith brand) ‘cause it fit all the discs I have, and it came with some of the Ssmith paper. The paper seems to be a good quality product, and now I’m seein’ more of the paper at Lowe’s.Just wonderin’ if any of you folks have tried the paper.BTW, the pad works very well.Bill

07-18-2013 07:48 PM

OK! The next great campaign is posted. - 7 replies

With all the Grizz equipment I use at the home shop and at the workplace, I think it is time for us to see just what Shiraz Balolia REALLY looks like. I’m done with the pics of the back of his head.I’ll bet ya that we can have some fun with this.Whatcha think?Bill

07-07-2013 09:24 PM

Am I the only one???? - 4 replies

I have an AMT 16” scroll saw that I bought umpteen years ago, still works just fine, Several small AMT hand tools that have served me well.Does anybody remember AMT, and if so, do you have any of their tooling?Bill

06-02-2013 03:41 PM

Thought ya might wanna see where I work.... - 5 replies

Check out our web site to get a peek at what we build, and where all the old wood come from.VintageFlooringandFurniture.comGives you some idea of the history of the reclaimed wood and the furniture and flooring we create.Bill

05-14-2013 08:22 PM

Sioux 5202 air driver - 0 replies

I picked up this air driver recently. Works like a champ, 2 speed,etc., but it needs a small chuck for bits, burrs, etc. The arbor is a male 5/16×24 tpi shaft, and I’m havin’ a time tryin’ to find a chuck for less than a zillion (exageration of course) bucks. Key or keyless is ok by me. Anybody know where I can find su...

04-01-2013 11:11 PM

Didja ever.................. - 7 replies

Spill a quart of 2 cycle oil on the shop floor. End of the day, just home from work, filling the 2 cycle measuring bottle for the string trimmer, leaf blower, etc. Didja thjnk that I spoke words not appropriate for the LJ site? Didja think that I had to mop the CVT floor, wash out all the mops and towels, clean the bottom of my Merrells, cur...

03-05-2013 10:51 PM

What oil to use on router bearings??? - 54 replies

I’ve been using a light weight general purpose oil for the bearings (mostly shielded), but was wonderin’ what you guys use. Seems like the high speed might require a different viscosity or type. Am I just worryin’ too much?Bill

12-31-2012 07:37 PM

Blocking without a specific reason..... - 15 replies

I have been blocked by some without any cause (in my mind). Some have been resolved, and I’m thankfull, ‘cause I’ve never tried to offend.Is there a possibility of resolving these blocking issues (privately) without airing any supposed issues through general postings.It really bothers me that I may have said/posted stuff that ...

12-11-2012 11:18 PM

Fiscal cliff??????????????? - 4 replies

Are you all SICK of hearing about stupid stuff.“If your outgo exceeds your income, the upshoot is gonna be your downfall”.Some folks spend multi-thousands on an economics degree to learn this basic principle.What’s it gonna take?Bill

10-26-2012 05:45 PM

Grizzly Tech Services ROCK. - 3 replies

As some of you might remember, my new 0555LX bandsaw was shipped without the fence leveling pads. Two little HDPE thingies that keep the fence square to the table.Parts dept. kept saying that these items weren’t available and kept pushing delivery dates out farther and farther. I finally called tech services on 10/18, spoke with a fine f...

10-06-2012 06:28 PM

Another dust collector system question.... - 5 replies

I may be needing to add a commercial DC system to a well equipped shop.Anybody know who I might need to consider to help design this system? This is NOT a hobby shop. No HF DCs on this job.Bill

09-21-2012 01:46 PM

Suggestions on a project please? - 7 replies

Making a stropping wheel 8” in diameter, 1 1/2” wide. Stropping surface is the perimeter rather than the face.My plan is to “skive” the leather joint to preclude a potential edge catch as the wheel turns (on the lathe) while I’m stropping the blade’s edge.Should I used a rather long and gradual skive and cont...

09-16-2012 10:03 PM

Chas. Neil video question... - 11 replies

Has he gone totally “pay to play”?I haven’t seen anything new on the favorites site for quite some time.Not complainin’, just wonderin’.Is there a different site?Bill

09-01-2012 07:39 PM

Craigslist posters have gone nuts..... - 5454 replies

I frequent several lists near to me. OK! I’m just a tool junky.I see stuff that looks as if it had been on the Titanic. Dirty, dusty, rusty, and just unkempt. Seems to me that, if I were to list an item, I’d at least blow the crap off of it. And pricing….....? Can’t be that everyone is on drugs.Am I being too critic...

08-27-2012 07:35 PM

I just found this DP on the web. Look if ya wanna. - 0 replies’s an old C’man benchtop DP-King Seely. Betcha can get it cheap if you’re anywhere near.No connection.If I didn’t have the floor model I’d be all over this one.Bill

08-26-2012 09:49 PM

Just to go along with the "gripe" issue..... - 5 replies

I would REALLY like to know why someone has blocked an individual.I have tried to be very careful about critical issues, and yet I find that I have been blocked by some with whom I would like to correspond…..An issue could be addressed with a quick reply rather than an arbitrary blocking.Any thoughts?Bill

08-22-2012 04:56 PM

Just when ya thought nuthin' else could get worse..... - 11 replies

I’m fortunate enough to have a restroom in my shop.NOW I HAVE A ROLL OF TOILET PAPER THAT IS NOT PERFORATED. :(Though I was loosin’ my mind. Why won’t this stuff tear? Hmmmm? Look closely with glasses….No perfs.Oh well….......Bill

08-19-2012 07:24 PM

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...

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