Hey folks….another upgrade for the old Performax ST (22×44) drum sander. This is the original drum sander that Performax made and it bolts onto a RAS. You can see previous mods here: http://lumberjocks.com/JL7/blog/19321 http:...
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Woodworking is my second mid-life crisis. First was buying a Triumph motorcycle and putting 12,000 miles on it my first year. And we have a short riding season here...
Bought this house in June of 2008 and it had a tiny little shop in the basement. I loved the idea of a space to fix stuff, bought a bench grinder, miter saw and drill press, and over the next year I really discovered woodworking......kind of by accident.
My dad taught me the values of hard work from a young age. I studied architecture in school but settled into manufacturing early on. Starting in rubber molded parts for antique and classic cars. Even had a jaunt of running my own company and moved to Southern California for a time.
Still in the rubber business, back in Minnesota...Otherwise I'm in my shop......
This site has helped a lot. Thanks.
-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.
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Haven’t posted any updates to the old blog for awhile, so shot a quick video…....Sorry – it’s really shakey and was done in one un-edited take…...I had just finished the morning pot of coffee before filming….......
Not too fancy, but always trying to save a little floor space, so combined a few different gadgets on one cart: Buffing compound is stored in pvc pipe cutoffs. Using the compound on MDF discs is a trick I picked up from Stumpy Nubs: ...
I burn through planer blades like crazy so I bit the bullet and upgraded. Took about 2 hours this morning to install and cuts sweet on the very first pass. Time will tell, but should be a great upgrade. On a side note – I use an old dus...