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01-15-2018 01:31 AM

Jointer motor humming, not running...Help - 4 replies

I’ve had this jointed for years, once a few years ago it stopped running and just hummed. I took it apart, sprayed it out, put it back together and it worked just fine. I also tried replacing the capacitor firstwhich did nothing. Now it’s started again, I have no idea what’s wrong or what to do. I hope the YouTube link works....

02-16-2017 02:23 AM

HELP!!! Jointer Set-up - 7 replies

Hello Everyone. I’m having a real problem getting my jointer all set up again. I’ve had it working just fine in the past. I took the knives off and sharpened them and put them back in. Now when i run a board through it ramps up and comes off the bed of the out feed table. This causes it to rock slightly and stop cu...

01-20-2015 08:21 PM

What species stair tread - 5 replies

Trying to figure out what the stair treads are made from. House was built in 1929. Any ideas????

04-01-2014 12:51 AM

Building a Cabinet/Pantry on it's Side - 6 replies

Hey everyone, I have a friend/client that would like me to build a stand alone pantry unit. It’ll be approx. 24×24x90. Unfortunately my shop only has a ceiling that’s 84” high. SO I was thinking…. Could I build this entire cabinet laying on it’s side?? I though I could take a couple saw horses and make the...

12-15-2013 09:44 PM

HF Dust Cllector = Air Cleaner - 2 replies

Hey all, I’m working on getting the 2HP HF dust collector and then a Wynn filter to put on it. The question I have is in regard to cleaning the air as well. I was thinking of putting a piece of Drainage PVC that has holes along the bottom of it (or something in that manner) along the ceiling of the shop with a blast gate attached. then ...

12-11-2013 02:51 PM

Dust collection venting - 29 replies

Hey everyone, I’m looking to purchase the ever popular Harbor Freight 2HP dust collector. I’m currently just using a large shop vac hooked up to a home made thien serperator on a steel trash can. It’s works ok i guess, the shop vac obviously can’t keep up with some larger tools as it just doesn’t have the power...

10-23-2013 12:40 PM

combined table saw router table or seperate units - 16 replies

Hey everyone, so i have a question regarding my shop and i figure what better people to ask than my fellow jock and jockettes. I currently have a craftsman professional table saw model 137.218301 (for anyone that reall wants to look it up). I will very shortly be purchasing a Triton TRA001 3-1/4 HP router. I definetly plan on some sort of router...

01-12-2012 05:50 PM

How do i know.... - 11 replies

Hey everyone, i recently purchased about 100bf of QSWO from a guy who has had it in a garage for well over a year i think. I got it home and it’s stacked in my basement. How do i know wether it’s ready to be milled yet? I do not own a moisture meter and would prefer to not buy one. The boards are all 10’ long and have a sli...

12-08-2011 05:48 PM

G0555P Bandsaw Blade Problem - 12 replies

Hello everyone, Santa came early for me this year as i got a Grizzly G0555P Bandsaw. It’s a GREAT machine and runs perfectly. However the cut i’m getting from the blade that came with it is less than stellar. It’s not even sandable, it’s something that has to be planed down. Should this be? If not what type of blade ...

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