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05-21-2009 09:04 PM

I need a review from craftsmans new tablesaw - 6 replies

Well Sears finally granted me a replacement tablesaw. I have gone over 4 months without woodworking because i have been having problems with sears factory maintanance warranty. I owned the Craftsman 1 3/4 HP Hybrid cabinet saw model 22124. the 22124 model was a descent saw and it had ce...

02-04-2009 06:05 PM

trunion problems and questions - 17 replies

I posted this in the “ask the experts” section of fine woodworking yesterday so my question was directed towards them. in case you read and wonder why i am asking fine woodworking and not you. i havnt recieved any replies yet so i figured i might get a few answers from all you helpfull knowledgable woodworkers and tool experts. I h...

01-27-2009 10:54 PM

how to determine lathe spindle thread size for 4 jaw chuck - 10 replies

i have been back and forth to my local woodcraft to purchase a nova four jaw juck. everytime i go they send me home with what they think is the correct thread size. i am not a lathe expert and have no idea what size threads i have on my newly purchased oliver wood lathe. its an awsome old model lathe. machine no. 2159 aparently this lathe doesnt...

10-08-2008 01:54 AM

suggestions for a finish on my completed maloof rocker - 4 replies

Some of you may know I have spent the last few months designing and building a Maloof style rocker. Now when i say designing. I do not mean that i designed anything that has not already been thought of before. What i mean is that i had no plans, dimensions or templates to work from. Wich made this a verry challenging project to say the least. ...

03-07-2008 06:39 AM

ok i need some feedback - 22 replies

so i just finished my first big job last week. it was a custom built in entertainment center made with cherry. it all went well and he was more than pleased with the outcome. however bfore starting it i was as stressed as can be. seeing as how i run a one man shop. everything was relying on myself. if something went wrong it was nobody’s f...

11-04-2007 08:46 PM

please help me - 21 replies

well i havnt been on this site in quite some time. i have been busy busy busy. not a bad thing right? well anyways i had a chance to pick up a vintage band saw from an anonomys owner. i got there and it was a 2 ton hunk of steel covered in rust. however it ran great. it had plenty of resaw capacity and a huge throat. so i loaded it and brought i...

06-27-2007 06:46 AM

where to put a plug on router table? - 10 replies

hey folks i need a few suggestions on a plug and switch for a router table that i am working on as we speak. the router sits underneath the table in an inclosed box. i am puting a 110V female plug somewere in that box to plug my router into. i cannot put the plug on the sides of the box do to drawers on each side of the partition. the only pl...

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