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03-11-2011 12:23 AM

need help with bandsaw problem - 13 replies

I am having a problem wqitrh my bandsaw I bought used a year ago. It is a harbor frieght 14” with a 3/4HP motor. When resawing lumber it stalls on any type of wood that is over 2”. I have a 3/4” timberwolf resaw blade in it but it still stals even with a feed rate of about 2” per minute. What should I look at to try and f...

05-19-2009 03:28 PM

need craftsmen dovetail jig help - 15 replies

I am making drawers for a pair of night stands I just built and my next project is a 9 drawer dresser. I currently have a craftsman 12” dovetail jig. I know craftsmen is terrible quality especially in this jig but it was given to me for free from a friend so the price was unbeatable. I was wondering if anyone else has this jig. The inst...

05-15-2009 03:39 PM

General design question - 9 replies

I am curious as to how all the great woodworkers out there design their furniture. First I will tell a little about my normal practice. I fist find a design I like either on the web or in our projects section. Normally I take design elements from two or three different project then add a little of my own. I have never built straight from pre-mad...

05-13-2009 04:13 AM

Need Steel City rip fence rails - 11 replies

I bought a Steel City 1 3/4HP table saw off a guy from craigslist, but the saw did not come with the rail system. I have the fence but no rail. Has anyone bought an aftermarket fence for thier saw and perhaps has the rail system sitting around in there shop collecting dust. I talked with the Steel city tech support about getting rail and they s...

05-08-2009 09:03 PM

WTB 14" bandsaw or bigger - 1 reply

I am looking to buy a bandsaw to replace my craftsmen 10” bandsaw. I live in killen, AL and would drive up to about 2 hours to pick it up. I need a 14” with at least a 1 and 1/2 HP motor. PM if anyone is looking to sell one.

03-05-2009 11:05 PM

HVLP sprayer information - 1 reply

I am new to lumberjocks, and just signed on as a member today. I have been reading posts for a couple of weeks now and have really enjoyed the site thus far. My questions is about HVLP sprayers, I am interested in learning more about them and not sure where to start. What kinds of finishes are able to be sprayed by the HVLP, what is better si...

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