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01-22-2011 02:32 AM

Cabinet doors for electronic equipment - 7 replies

Can anyone point me to a source for metal mesh/screen to be used in cabinet doors that will have electronic equipment behind them? The screen needs to be open enough that heat will escape, and it will need to not interfere with the IR signal from remote controls. The holes have to be small enough to keep my grandkid’s fingers away from...

08-11-2009 08:34 PM

Should I hang on to old saw blades? - 9 replies

While cleaning out my shop the other day I came across about six old Sears 10” “Kromedge” blades. These are not carbide tipped but they are made in the USA which counts for a lot these days. Should I hang onto these blades and get them re-sharpened or is that a waste of money? Would I be better off investing the same money...

04-03-2009 06:13 AM

Looking for a temporary spray adhesive - 11 replies

I’ve been making wooden toys and part of the process is adhering paper templates to the raw wood pieces before I cut them out on the band saw or other tool. I’ve been using two-sided carpet tape to stick the paper to the wood but have been unhappy with the results – the paper adheres too well.I’ve noticed that folks talk...

01-26-2009 04:14 AM

Jet drill press excessive runout - 2 replies

I recently bought a used Jet JDP-17MF drill press off of Craigslist for 1/2 of new price. When I began to use it I thought that I noticed that the bits in the chuck wobbled a bit more than I would like. I got out a dial indicator and found that the amount of runout varies widely depending on where I measure. Above the chuck, on the arbor, j...

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