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11-26-2015 12:52 AM

Baileigh wood lathe owners; your opinion - 3 replies

I am looking to up grade my old Delta 12” lathe to either a 16” or 18” capacity lathe.I stopped by the Baileigh showroom today (in Ontario, CA.). They had several woodworking machines but only one wood lathe (18×40”). They did not have the 18×47 sized lathe that I am interested in purchasing. The little I fou...

11-18-2015 04:15 PM

Adjusting blade parallel to miter slot - 6 replies

I recently purchased an used Jet Exacta (3hp) table saw from an ad on Craigslist. It is very heavy (~450lbs) and to get it into my van by myself I disassembled the fence, both wings, and the table top. After I got it home and reassembled I had to realign the blade to the miter slot. This took me over an hour to get it within .005” (...

11-16-2015 02:12 AM

240 Volt electrical question - 24 replies

I just purchased a 3 hp Jet table saw and the plug has 3 prongs. I have a 240V circuit in the garage but that outlet has 4 prongs (for a 5hp drum sander). The outlet for the drum sander has 2 black wires, 1 white, & 1 green.I want to install another outlet next to this one. If is use 1 of the black wires, the white and green will that wor...

08-06-2015 02:29 PM

New forum specifically for selling tools and machinery? - 2 replies

Occasionally people post tools, machinery, or other stuff for sale but there does not seem to be a specific location for such postings. Could a new forum be created just for posting things for sale?

06-27-2015 01:55 AM

Perfectly cut segments the first time - 10 replies

I finally got around to making the simply sled that Jerry Bennett demonstrated in his videos on YouTube.I made a few rings for a small segmented bowl. The sled is very easy to set up with a 30,60 degree triangle.This is the first time I have been able to get precisely cut angles without having to glue up half circles.

10-25-2014 03:33 PM

Segmented Turning - cutting sled - 14 replies

I saw this video on WoodTurners Resource website. I thought it was a greatway to make segmented pieces. There are four videos by Jerry Bennett.Very clever and simple.

04-18-2013 01:53 AM

Rotary table for routing - 2 replies

I am looking for a way to fabricate a simple rotary table; similar to a rotary milling table that is used on a machine mill. Has anyone made something like this or perhaps even made one. I want to use a router to mill circular designs that would be too large for my 12” dis. lathe.

08-22-2012 06:39 PM

Veneer - dying veneer - 1 reply

I want to try a intricate marquetry design after seeing ShipWright’s amazing table. I don’t want to use commercial veneer because it is so thin and too easy to sand through. I plan on cutting my own veneer (1/16”) but will need to dye several pieces various colors. My question: If I use dye (purchased at Woodcraft or Ro...

06-08-2012 09:47 PM

GooseNeck Molding - 3 replies

Does anyone have a good source (preferrably a video) on how to make gooseneck molding (something for a secretary or highboy chest)? The hardest part seems to be cutting the miter correctly. Thanks.

03-20-2012 07:19 PM

Woodworking Auction in Texas - 2 replies

Received this email about an auction. Looks like a lot of new tools & equipment. Too far for me.Liquidation of a Woodworking Equipment and Tools Supply Company in San Antonio, Texas.

01-24-2011 09:02 AM

Best dust collector? - 5 replies

I want to purchase a dust collector to replace my shop vacuum. I don’t want one that’s too big because I do all my woodworking in my garage and still want to park at least one car. I was thinking of getting one in the 1 1/2 hp size (110 volts). I saw a 2 hp (110 v) dust collector for $190 at Harbor Freight plus another 20% off. ...

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