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451 days ago

Earlex HVLP Problems - 1 reply

I have an Earlex HVLP spray gun I use it for spraying mostly paint, stains and polly. It does a great job on parts 3 or 4” wide. The problem I have is spraying wide parts such as table topes, sides of cabinets etc. It seems like I get a heaver deposit of material in the center of the pattern and a lighter deposit of material on the edges of the ...

451 days ago

Earlex HVLP problems - 3 replies

I have an Earlex HVLP spray gun I use it for spraying mostly paint, stains and polly. It does a great job on parts 3 or 4” wide. The problem I have is spraying wide parts such as table topes, sides of cabinets etc. It seems like I get a heaver deposit of material in the center of the pattern and a lighter deposit of material on the edges of the ...

1085 days ago

Is the Jet washable outer air filter for the 1000B worth the money? - 9 replies

Well it’s time to replace my disposable filter in my Jet 1000B air cleaner. I plan on replacing it with the washable type but after reading the reviews I’m beginning to think it may not be worth the money. The reviews I read complained about not fitting properly, the filter element is the same as throughway type and only difference is the alumin...

1091 days ago

2×4 challenge - 2 replies

Tried this posting on another forum had no responds so I thought I’ll give this one a try. Does any know when the next 2×4 challenge will be, if they have it at all?

1091 days ago

2 x 4 challenge - 0 replies

Not sure were to post this question so I thought I would try it here. Does any know when the next 2×4 challenge will be, if they have it at all?

1098 days ago

Craftsman 36" Belt Sander/6" Disc Sander - 4 replies

Today I purchased Craftsman 36” Belt and 6” Disc Sander. When I took it out of the box and started to assemble it the first thing I ran into was a striped screw, on closer inspection I found all the guards and miter gauge were made out of plastic. So I put it back in the box and was going to bring tomorrow, Ok then I thought maybe I...

1103 days ago

Bad Reviews on Dewalt 735 Planer - 56 replies

I have Dewalt 733 Planer, I’ve had it for 8 years it always work great except for the dust collection system. but it’s getting old and I was planning on replacing this weekend with the D735 13” planer; our local Wood Craft store is having a 10% off sale. I was reading the reviews, and there were a lot of complaints about the sprockets b...

1234 days ago

Jet AFS1000 Air Cleaner - 0 replies

I just ordered The Jet AFS1000 Air Cleaner from WoodCraft. I just went to Jet to print out the manual and they only list the AFS1000B. Does anyone know what the diffrence is, if any? It will be used in my three car garage it’s a little over the 20×20x8 they recomand so I hope it will do the job.

1454 days ago

Porter Cable PC3Pack compressor - 4 replies

I just purchased the PC3PACK with the 150 psi 6 gallon compressor. I followed the startup instruction in the manual and everything worked fine. The question I have concerns the drop in tank pressure while the Compressor is not in use. When the tank pressure reaches 150 psi and with the line pressure at 0 and no hose connected there is a drop ...

1861 days ago

Edwards Vacume Pump - 8 replies

I have an almost brand new Edwards’s vacuum pump model E2MO.7 that I plan on using for veneering but never got around to it so it’s sitting in my shed collecting dust. This pump is a commercial grade pump and sells new for around $1,400 can be checked out on e-bay at the link below. http://shop.ebay.com/items/?_nkw=edwards+vacuum&_sacat=0...

1908 days ago

Water Base Polyurethane and the Earlex Spray Station Pro 5000 - 2 replies

I use water base Polyurethane to finish most of projects and brush marks has always been a problem. To try and solve this problem I bought the Earlex Spray Station Pro, I haven’t tried it yet so I don’t know what kind of results I will get. I was wondering if anyone has this unit and have any suggestions regarding thinning the Polyurethane, or w...

1994 days ago

Shaping Oak shelf Brackets on a Router Table - 2 replies

I been having some problems trying to shape shelf brackets made from Oak. I made a template out of ½ MDF and using a stright flush trim bit with a top bearing and shaping on my router table. The way the brackets are cut I’m going across the grain on one section of the bracket and when I get to that cross grain the bit rips the bracket out of my ...

2164 days ago

Oil base poll. over water base stain - 3 replies

I’m just finidhing up a project that I will post when finished but right now I just used a water base stain on the shelfs and was wondering can I use a oil base poll over the water base stain. I kind of remember something about you can use oil base poll over water base stain not not but not water base poll over oil base stain. Can anyone s...

2217 days ago

PROPER JOINTER KNIFE TOLERANCES - 7 replies

I’m in the process of replacing the knifes on my 6 1/8 jointer, the manual doesn’t give a tolerance for setting the knifes other then the fact the knifes have to be 1/16 above the cutter head. When setting jointer knifes what is an acceptable tolerance across the surface of one knife, and the variances between all three knifes. The dimensi...

2236 days ago

New 14” Jet band saw question - 6 replies

I just finished assembling my new Jet 14” Band saw with the riser block. went toghter real easy with some help. I also bought a ¼” Timber Wolf blade. I thought I would install the Jet blade that came with the riser block assembly for practice. The problem I have is the blade seems to be to short and won’t go around the wheels; I completely rele...

2289 days ago

Repair Manual for a Dewalt 733 type 2 Planer - 2 replies

I was using my Dewalt 733 planer today when it started to make some weird noises, it may be a bad bearing. I went on line to see if I could find a repair manual for it, no luck. I was wondering if any has a source for machine repair manuals.

2297 days ago

Band Saw riser block, is it worth the extra money? - 22 replies

Today I ordered my 14” Jet Band Saw from Woodcraft great deal 10% off, $50 rebate from Jet, and some freebees. I didn’t order the riser block because I don’t know how use I wood have for it so I thought I would put the question to all of you. Is the riser block worth the extra money?

2307 days ago

Laser Guide for Dewalt 705 Miter Saw - 5 replies

I been trying to buy a Laser Guide For my Dewalt 705 Miter Saws it seems like the after market laser guides wont work on the 704 or 705 models, Anyone have a suggestion.

2338 days ago

Cleaning rollers on the Dewalt 733 thickness planer - 2 replies

Does anyone have any suggestions on cleaning the rollers on a Dewalt 733 Planer?

2354 days ago

What to do with an old T/S fence - 9 replies

What to do with an old T/S fence? I just replaced the fence on my Craftsman TS with the Delta T2. I’m one of those guys who hate to get rid of any of my tools and can usually find another use for them, or know someone who could use them, but a TS fence system, it’s a challenge. So I’ll put the Question to all you LJ What you could with you...

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