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04-02-2014 11:10 AM

Cleaning Saw Blades - 33 replies

Saw Blade Cleaning I’ve read a number of articles that say that if saw blades do not cut well is to clean them with solvents like oven cleaners, carbon tetra chloride, or bug cleaner used on car wind shields. I’ve tried these compounds but they still require some amount of scrubbing. Now I thought of using the wire brushes that go...

06-07-2013 11:57 PM

Motors - 7 replies

I have a 220 v 60 cycle lathe motor however our line is 220 v 50 cycles. It runs but everytime I turn it on, I have to rotate the shaft to help it. The lathe has a variable size pulley to change speeds. Unfortunately it works only in one speed. Is there a way of adapting this motor to the 50 cycle line?

08-18-2011 02:32 PM

Power Planer Jig - 6 replies

Sometime back I came across a site where the author designed a jig that converts a hand power planer into a jointer. At that time I did not have any use for it so I forgot all about it and lost it. On second thought that is something worth a second look. Does anyone know this site or a similar one that is about the power hand planer/jointer?

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