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07-29-2012 10:14 PM

Planer Feed Problem - 12 replies

Hello, I have a Rigid 4330 Planer that generally works well. The only issue is that there seems to be an issue with the board feed. I do occasionally clean the feed rollers, but it doesn’t seem to last long and but it does seem to help. I also keep the infeed, outfeed and bottom surface waxed. What is the best thing to clean the roller...

01-10-2012 01:38 AM

Band Saw Question - 24 replies

Hello, I had a bandsaw given to me, a Craftsman, unsure of the model, but it was far better than what I had, which was no band saw. The saw has capacity for sawing about 1 foot from the riser and maybe 8 to 10 inches depth. I put on a new blade (Vermont American) after cleaning up the tires and getting everything generally tuned up. My issu...

01-08-2012 10:43 PM

Marking Gage Question - 5 replies

I am making a marking Gage and Everything is done except the cutter. What do you folks use for the blade? I have read of people using nails, Welding rod, Tool steel, etc. I have nails, drill bits I can cut off, Sheet stock (unsure how I can cut it and leave a clean flat edge). I like the idea of sheet stock but not sure how to cut a slot to ins...

12-30-2011 01:20 AM

Wood Thread Info - 2 replies

I am interested in making wood threads for a Vise and for some clamps. I want to make my own cutters to produce them ( I am a glutton for punishment I guess). Does anyone have the specs for the threads? I have looked on the internet and can’t seem to find them. I have come up with bits and pieces but not everything. Any help would be g...

01-09-2010 11:37 PM

Free Wood - 8 replies

I live in Norwich, NY. I have loads of trees down that are left over from logging. I am considering having someone come in with a portable mill. We’ll cut up what we can, you get half, I get half. There are several species, Oak, Maple, Ash, etc. Send me a PM if interested.

01-06-2010 11:58 PM

Upstate New York Woodworkers - 6 replies

Let us not be left out of the discussions here. Lets let folks know where we are, etc and show these other areas who has the most woodworkers. I am in Norwich, NY. I have access to loads of downed trees, if someone has a mill nearby or that can be moved here for a bit and would like to put it to use, let me know.

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