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|690 days ago||
Motor hoist gave out - diagnosis? - 2 replies
I have a ceiling hoist and it gave out on me today doingroutine stuff with it. I noticed the switch unit (it’s a banana colored thing on a coiled cord attached to thehoist with a 3-way switch and a solenoid in it) got warmunderneath the switch itself. Anybody got a clue on diagnosing this? The hoist is not worth enough to send out ...
|691 days ago||
Did Shopsmith make a 6" jointer? - 1 reply
Shopsmith experts check this out… it’s a 6” jointer badged asa “King” but I reckon it’s a Shopsmith clone or something.
|694 days ago||
Question for any owner of DW746 - 2 replies
What’s the diameter of the fence rail on these saws? The reason I want to know is somebody has a used 30” rail inmy area for sale. I want a 50mm rail or tube for a project ofmine and 50mm is an uncommon N. American dimension – thoughits a standard table saw fence rail diameter in Europe. If I could trouble anybody to mea...
|697 days ago||
I figured this out recently. There’s a site called JLAforums.com that aggregates postings fromCraigslist and perhaps other sites automatically. It also archives themso you can find deleted or expired Craiglist postings on it. The forum has been around for years but I think maybe this Craigslist aggregation feature is relatively new....
|699 days ago||
Nice planer deal, Granite Falls, MN - 0 replies
I like my Belsaw a lot. Here’s an auction on one for pickup in Granite Falls, MN. Definitely a recommended buy under $250. In terms of performance theyare worth far more but they’ve kind of been forgotten as ugly ducklings. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Belsaw-Surface-Plane-/260996772186?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cc49eb15a
|703 days ago||
Whirlwind featured on NPR radio - 1 reply
Interesting short feature on the Whirlwind saw guard: http://www.npr.org/2012/04/02/149843351/fixing-the-cutting-edge-innovation-meets-table-saw
|709 days ago||
Big saw bargain - 5 replies
I’ve seen deals like this several times before. There are a coupleof issues with machines in this class: weight, how to move it, andheadroom in your shop. This one probably weighs close to a ton and about 9’ tall. The price is pretty good. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lac/tls/2924141484.html
|718 days ago||
There’s a machine in Oregon I want but I don’t want to drive allthe way up there and back just to get it. I thought I’d ask if anybody was planning a trip in the next6 months down to the L.A. in a truck or other vehicle thatcan handle moving about 250 lbs. or machine in 4 or 5 parts.Should be easy to handle. I’d pay...
|731 days ago||
SOLD - 5 replies
SOLD. This is a heavy-duty saw in many ways. It is in fact very heavywith lots of iron in the table. The trunions are cabinet-mounted. The fence is decent. Voltage is 115 volts so no special circuit needed. Craftsman brand. Missing miter gauge but I have an extraI can throw in. Very much like a full-sized cabinet saw without the volta...
|734 days ago||
The jointer is a decent, compact model… but that guard issought-after and collectable. Worth about 4 times what theseller wants if parted-out. http://sfbay.craigslist.org/eby/tls/2865334150.html
|776 days ago||
Check out this bad auction - 7 replies
Here’s an auction that closed at nearly 4 times what the tool costs new from Lee Valley. Seller specifies no refunds, but mis-lists the plane in the uppersection as a “Large Shoulder Plane” and the brand as “Lie Nielsen”. Methinks the buyer will open a dispute. I would. http://www.ebay.com/itm/220930489853...
|779 days ago||
Who has a pin router - overarm router? - 20 replies
I just acquired a “mid-sized” (about 700lbs and 7 feet tall) overarmrouter by Delta/Invicta. It was a bargain, not a phase problem, smallenough to not dominate my shop, and I’ve wanted a real pin router for awhile. Of course CNC has replaced pin routers for a lot of things, but the pin router table tilts no there’s ...
|783 days ago||
Here's why I tell you to buy used machinery - 13 replies
Here’s why I tell you to buy used machinery It should come as no surprise that Woodworkers have “appetites” for tools that sometimes exceed their commitment to the craft. Also, pro shops close and liquidate. In the first case, virtually new, high-ticket machinery bought on credit gets sold on the second-hand market for a...
|784 days ago||
I have to restrain myself personally because I’m a recovering planecollector, but if you’re looking to get some planes in the area… http://losangeles.craigslist.org/lgb/tls/2796669982.html
|787 days ago||
how obsessed are you with dust collection? - 44 replies
Wacky question. I’m just curious. I am not obsessed but I do make an effort to hook my big offendersup. Now I have a central cyclone with fixed ducting and 2 main ports for the planer and the table saw which are my big offenders, plus a vacuum setup for sanders, routers and track saw. The jointer and bandsaw I haven’t bothere...
|789 days ago||
This is kind of interesting. For sale locally to me. Looks like itwas made in a cabinet shop for floor or stair installations. Seller is not including the saw. Very DIY and more exact thanmost home-shop solutions.
|792 days ago||
Here's a Sawstop for $1000 - 0 replies
I don’t own or promote the Sawstop, but some people want ‘em. http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/tls/2782863110.html
|793 days ago||
How to lube bearings on circular saw? - 4 replies
I have this little old Makita trim saw with a brake. Not a badsaw ‘cept it was used to cut stone and has slurry all over it. Finally I used a “Shark” steamer get the guard parts unfrozen,but I blasted the lube out of the bearings too… The dumb thing was buying this thing in the first placeand thinking the grime would...
|798 days ago||
Here's a bargain on a Parks planer in SLO county - 0 replies
Too far for me to get motivated to go get it, but a fine deal on a proven American made planer: http://slo.craigslist.org/tls/2734428174.html
|799 days ago||
The wrong way to sell your hand crafted furniture - 13 replies
I was watching this fellow’s ebay auction. Fortunately for him itended with no bids. He’s made some nice Windsor chairs and he started the auction at$100 and no body bid. He’d put a “Buy It Now” price of $650 onand no reserve. I could have bought a fine Windsor for $100 – shipping wouldhave been $150 e...