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|06-15-2012 05:23 PM||
Jet 1642EVS-2 Lathe $1,800 Seattle - 0 replies
It is with deep sadness that I am posting my lathe for sale. But bigger and better times are soon to come. You can see my ad on CL http://seattle.craigslist.org/skc/tls/3079755082.html I will also be selling all my turning tools on CL or eBay. I will post links to them as they become available.
|03-25-2012 04:28 AM||
Oneway Talon Chuck & Sorby Tools - 1 reply
Forgot to post this over her on LJ’s. Most of the items close tomorrow. Someones gonna get STEAL on a Oneway Talon Chuck. I finally got a deal on a Oneway Stronghold Chuck so now I need to get rid of my Oneway Talon Chuck. I picked up a bunch of turning tools from the guy that sold me the Talon Chuck. He didn’t have time for turn...
|02-26-2012 11:54 PM||
Power - 6 replies
I am hoping to find some help from someone who has expert knowledge about running a 3 phase motor via single phase power and a VFD. I purchased an old Delta Bandsaw with a Baldor 3 Phase motor on it. I also picked up this VFD is supposed to work with it. But for the life of me I am unable to get the dang thing working, I have followed ...
|02-20-2012 12:01 AM||
Rob Cosman's Training the Hand - 6 replies
I am thinking a taking Rob Cosman’s training the hand this Summer at my local woodcraft. It’s a big cost at $1295 plus a week of daycare for my boys at $400 or so. Has anyone taking this class?? If so what were the positives & negatives of taking it? Was it that much better than the videos he hocks?? I am already taking a T...
|02-17-2012 04:13 PM||
Trend Face Shield - 0 replies
I just picked up a Trend Airshield Pro so time to pass along my Trend Face Shield. It is in great shape and includes a battery pack converted to take 3 AA batteries. If you use high capacity rechargeable AA’s you will get about 3-4 times the life of the batteries that come with the Face Shield. I am selling this item via eBay Auction th...
|01-05-2012 03:31 AM||
How to Replace a Motor?? - 8 replies
I want to swap out motors on the 20” Delta Bandsaw I just acquired. It currently has a 1.5HP 3 Phase Baldor motor connected to a Leeson VFD. Only problem is, once I set it up with a Static Phase Converter I am going to lose 1/3-1/2 of the HP. It will be much cheaper to swap out motors than to buy a rotary phase converter, I think. I nee...
|12-01-2011 12:31 AM||
Drill Press Recs - 2 replies
I am having to part with my Powermatic 2800 and will be looking for a replacement. The wife’s car blew up and we didn’t have enough money for Christmas, the new Head Gasket, and the new Radiator! Luckily I was already thinking the PM2800 was way more Drill Press than I needed. Luckily I worked a good deal when I bought it and am not ...
|11-03-2011 06:17 PM||
NC Black Walnut - 2 replies
Why aren’t these deals ever in my area? All day every day I see adds for 300 ft tall evergreen/Fir Trees We live on the edge of a huge forrest but except for a few Western Big Leaf Maples there is never any wood for turning. But Those in NC can get a Trailer Load of Black Walnut! http://www.ebay.com/itm/Black-Walnut-Logs-Peices-Trail...
|10-13-2011 04:59 AM||
Steussy Bowl Saw?? - 2 replies
I have been eyeing this little gem and am about to take the leap. Looking for anyone with first hand experience using the Bowl Saw. It looks pretty basic & simple. Plus @ Under $75 the price is more manageable than the competitive products. In my book it doesn’t have to be perfect. Even if I just get some pen blanks out of it....
|09-18-2011 05:25 AM||
Seattle Area Saw Mill - 4 replies
LJ’s, I have a huge Cherry tree I am in the midst of acquiring. Beautiful 8’ long by 25” diameter, that I want to make 3” slabs out of. A few months ago I had been in touch with a guy in my area that had a Wood Mizer on his property and would rent it out. In a fit of organizational brilliance I blindly deleted all e-ma...
|09-16-2011 05:58 PM||
Tool Mule @ Woodturners Catalog?? - 3 replies
I have been checking out the Tool Mule over at Woodturners catalog. Looks like a slick little system that would take care of many of the organizational issues I have around the lathe. I know there are plenty of systems I could build that would be near or under my lathe but frankly I would rather spend my time working on projects as opposed to wo...
|09-15-2011 09:48 PM||
Delta Bandsaw Issues - 7 replies
HELP ME LJ’s!!! I just got done refurbing a broken down old 14” Delta Bandsaw. Replaced the Table, Pulleys, Belt. Then went through and tuned it up. I got everything all set up perfect and it was time for the moment of truth. I flipped the switch and it started up, everything working perfect for about 20 seconds. Then POP the blad...
|09-09-2011 05:47 PM||
Vacuum Chuck - 3 replies
I recently picked up a vacuum pump but am a little short on knowledge of where to get other parts to put together a vacuum chuck. I have picked out the chuck I am going to purchase. But it’s everything between the chuck and the pump that I am clueless about. I have seen it highly suggested that a filter be added but no clue what or where o...
|09-06-2011 07:06 AM||
Need Help Finding Wood Magazine Issue - 2 replies
I was Browsing through Wood Magazine’s Smart Wood Shop Ideas and they had a little blurb and picture of this Sharpening Stand. Problem is I can’t figure out what issue it appears in. Any help would be greatly appreciated!!
|05-05-2011 04:32 AM||
Changing out a Jointer Cutter Head - 12 replies
I am installing my new Helical Cutter in my 8” Oliver Jointer and have hit a snag. Removing the bearings from the existing cutter head. Before I go buy a cheap HF gear puller, does anyone have any suggestions???
|05-03-2011 07:49 AM||
Delta 31-255X 18/36 Drum Sander - 9 replies
I am looking for help from anyone who may have a Delta 31-255X 18/36 Drum Sander. I blew out the drive belt on mine and they are backordered from Delta until June 3rd. I have attempted every source I could come up with and haven’t been able to get one anytime soon. I have a huge project I am starting that I really need the sander for. I...