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181 days ago

Ads - 1 reply

I’ve been on again off again watching the site. What’s with all the ads. I’m sure this has probably been addressed but I hadn’t seen anything on it. I know you can get ad bloc, but I don’t feel that’s something I want to do.

624 days ago

Spilled paint cabinet - 1 reply

I was bragging about this sight to a friend and telling him of all the incredibly talented woodworkers on this sight. I was sharing with him all the different projects and there designs. One project came to mind, it is a cabinet on legs and on top was a can made out of wood with a paint spill running down the side, all made in wood. Does anyone ...

625 days ago

Link belts??? - 11 replies

I added a link belt to my table saw and plan on putting one on my jointer and possibly some of my other tools. I have seen where some of you have changed the v-pulley to a machined pulley, is that necessary, have I screwed up?

638 days ago

Black paint and oak stain - 7 replies

I was watching “Overhauling” another of my obsessions, old cars and trucks. In one show they were overhauling a 54 Ford truck. The wooden bed was finished by painting first with black paint, wiping off with acetone, and then staining with golden oak. Has anyone tried this before and what were your results? Looked pretty sharp.

655 days ago

Bandsaw Gloat - 16 replies

I saw in a local newspaper of a Woodworkers shop sale that was just around the corner from me. Checked it out today and at first was not impressed as I walked up to a barn that had seen better days and that has a dirt floor. There was table after table of some misc. rotor bits and some hand tools, all what I thought was over priced junk. I found...

880 days ago

Wagon wheels - 2 replies

I am building a wagon for my daughters wedding. douginaz built a beauty and is where this inspiration comes from. Thanks Doug. Unfortunately the company I got the kit from lost their supplier for the wheels. After some searching to no avail I have decided to make them out of wood. The wheels are 8” and 10”. I thought I could lamin...

1071 days ago

HELP Porter Cable router - 4 replies

I bought a PC 7518 with the knowledge that it might need bearings and/or brushes. How do you get the collet retainer off(part on end of shaft) to replace that bearing?Only half of the brushes are contacting the commutator as if the armature wasn’t pressed on all the way, about a1/4”. Can i press it on further? I posted this on a rou...

1073 days ago

Kontera - 4 replies

Did I miss something, what is this “Kontera” ad popping up in the topics when you click on a link? Slightly annoying.

1080 days ago

Eagle American - 1 reply

Eagle America was bought out and is moving to the Philadelphia area. For those of us that live in the Northeast Ohio area specifically Chardon, Oh. they are having closeouts and will be open till Thurs. 8/11/11 Bought a Jessum router lift for a great price. Always sad to see a woodworking store close but they will still have catalog sales from w...

1126 days ago

3 phase converters - 5 replies

I know this has probably been discussed, but this just boggles my mind. I’m looking at getting a lathe that is 3 phase and it needs a 1-3 hp phase converter. This might be the only 3 phase tool that I would buy. (Yeah right) My question is, what’s the difference from a rotary and static converter? And is one better than the other?

1143 days ago

Box bottoms - 3 replies

I am starting to get into making boxes, I built a box joint jig and will start off with that type of joint. Then will test my skills with some dovetails. But my question is, what are you using for the bottoms, plywood, hardboard, or solid wood? If solid wood, are you gluing up then planning to say a 1/4”?

1151 days ago

Jointer knives - 5 replies

I just restored a Boice Crane 6” joiner. The knives need to be sharpened. Do any of you LJS have someone you would recommend to sharpen them? Are joiner knives pretty much the same, other then length? Wher would be a good place to find new ones? Too many questions but I’m new to the joiner world.

1183 days ago

PVC 90 degree turns - 8 replies

This part gloat and a question. I won a Clearvue DC on ebay, great price. It came with a good number of fittings. I know you use two 45’s instead of a 90 to make a turn, but how long a pipe in between the 45’s to make the turn? I have 12’ ceilings so I have some room.

1219 days ago

Boice Crane jointer - 6 replies

I’m looking at a Boice Crane jointer 1950 vintage 6”, anyone have any insight to this jointer? Needs a little tlc but looks in fair to good condition.

1233 days ago

Marples chisels any good - 35 replies

I’m looking at a set of Marples Pro touch chisels and the 444 set, are either of these any good? I have a couple of Stanley and their not bad, but I could use a few more.

1237 days ago

Cyclones - 11 replies

I might be able to swing the price of a cyclone. I’ve been looking at the Griz 2hp, problem is I’ll need to buy the stand and there’s no remote. I was checking out Grizzly’s site and they have the Shop Fox 2hp $55.00 cheaper and it comes with the stand and a remote. I’ve seen some reviews on the Grizz but nothing on...

1246 days ago

Veritas inset vise - 2 replies

Anyone have any experience with this vise? Was thinking of adding it to my bench.

1262 days ago

Linkbelts, Need new pulleys? - 5 replies

I bought the link belt for my Delta contractors saw, do I need special pulleys for it or will the originals work?

1301 days ago

New to veneer - 8 replies

I’m thinking about doing a dresser for my granddaughter and would like to veneer the drawer faces. That’s about the extent of my knowledge on veneers, thinking. Any suggestions on how to, glues, or anything else I need to know?

1312 days ago

LJ site problem - 11 replies

All of a sudden I’m having a problem with the site. I tried to watch Stevemarin’s video and there’s no link to the video. No response from search button and My Lumberjocks, possibly more, is it me or what?

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