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946 days ago

Southern New England Woodworkers - Auction in Rhode Island - 5 replies

Came across this massive auction in Rhode Island, this coming Tuesday, 1/31/12, almost 1000 lots of woodworking equipment, tools and supplies. http://www.irsauctions.com/index_lots.asp?pg=details&id=15521 If any of you lumber jocks are local you might want to check it out. There are a number of large lots of hardwood lumber, that ar...

1094 days ago

Installing a Face Vise - 14 replies

I’m planning to build a workbench, and am puzzling over the installation of the face vise. I picked up a Jorgensen vise (model 41012) at a garage sale. Here’s the pic: The fellow who wrote an article in Fine Woodworking (http://www.finewoodworking.com/FWNPDF/011158056.pdf) actually buries the inside metal jaw in a big honkin...

1115 days ago

Detla Unisaw - 2 machines at auction - 10 replies

There are two delta unisaws are being auctioned locally. The only difference in the description is the one painted white comes with a “51” rip capacity biesemeyer fence” while the blue-grey machine comes with a “52” rip capacity unifence”. Both are 3HP, single phase (whew), w/ the extensions pictured. I&#...

1179 days ago

Diagnosing Half-blind dovetail goofs - 14 replies

I’m hoping there is a dovetail diagnostician out there who can look at a photo and know exactly what I did wrong. Better still, know what I might do to save it… I’m getting gaps, especially w/ the smaller (in picture, on the right) tail. The drawer front is QS white oak, the sides and back are poplar. This is the firs...

1199 days ago

Rikon 10-325 14" Bandsaw Question - 3 replies

Bought this thing a month ago, and just fired it up today (needed a 20-amp outlet). The fence came with the re-saw bar installed. I can’t find anything it the manual that tells me how to remove it. Does anyone know? Thanks.

1241 days ago

Rikon Tools - 8 replies

Rikon and the local Woodcraft (Boston) are having a warehouse sale next weekend. i don’t know Rikon (except to lust after the band saws in the store). What do they make that y’all think is good? I’m sorta in the market for a nice band saw and a combo disk/belt sander. Any insights/experience good or bad would be apprecia...


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