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|2534 days ago||
Porter Cable Mag saw recall - 6 replies
I set my Porter Cable MAG 324 (circular saw) down on a sheet of plywood the other day and triggered the switch to make sure the power was on. It came back at me, twisting my right wrist to the left as it dug a 1” gouge in the plywood. No injury here except for the sudden awakening. I figured that I must’ve accidentally pushed the bla...
|2538 days ago||
Quiet please! - 17 replies
OK guys and gals…I’m asking you to put on the thinking cap and tell me how I can quiet down this Campbell Hausfield air compressor. Eventually I’m going to build an attached shed and move it into there but for now it sits under the workbench and is loud, to say the least. Any ideas?
|2541 days ago||
STICKY PITCH! - 7 replies
Hey guys and gals…What do you use to get rid of the accumulated pitch on your saw blades? I tried a comercial brand once but wonder if simple gasoline or kerosene would work better.
|2548 days ago||
Here's a couple websites for parts: - 1 reply
I’ve found both of these to be useful in the past. Hope you can too. (www.acetoolrepair.com) and (www.toolpartsdirect.com) .
|2570 days ago||
"How strong is your glue?" - 12 replies
Gorilla Glue took a major hit in the shins recently with an article published in the Aug07 issue of Fine Woodworking magazine. Seems that “The Toughest Glue on Planet Earth” is not. Out of six various glues tested, Gorilla came in with a very poor last place. #1 was Titebond III followed by Epoxy and then regular wood (PVA type) glue...
|2603 days ago||
Clockwork wood wall art. - 2 replies
I remember seeing a most fantastic piece of wall art that incorporated a wind-up clock spring, and gears, that would slowly turn and reposition figurative pieces of wood against the wall. The end result was an everchanging work of art! And when it “wound down”, one would only have to “wind it up” again. No electricity; no...