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05-27-2014 05:59 PM

Real 8 Horses Power, no volt, one phase saw-mill, in action - 9 replies

05-23-2014 12:00 AM

How to adjust a Wixey on a planer? - 9 replies

I have a Wixey on my planer and it is off by 0.002”.If I calibrate it as per the instruction and then check the reading on the Wixey with a digital caliper I constantly have a difference of 0.002”.I checked my HF digital caliper with a calibrated shim set, it is right on.So how can adjust the Wixey so that its reading will be accurat...

05-19-2014 10:43 AM


I am thinking about buying a HF SAND BLASTING GUN.Which blasting medium should I get with it?Thank you.

05-19-2014 10:40 AM

Free if you come pick it up in SLC - 0 replies

When I bought my Clearview DC several years ago, it came with a 6” suction hose about 20 feet long.This is a high quality hose with a grounding copper braided cable.I never used this hose. I had it do for sale twice and I never had one call for it.If you want it and if you come get it, it is yours free.PM me if you want it.

05-09-2014 07:22 PM

Which one is your favorite? - 20 replies

Do you read the signatures in the posts?I always do.Some are excellent.Which one is for your favorite signature and why?

05-04-2014 01:18 PM

Who was first? - 28 replies

We all know about the Fein oscillating tool that we all desired but we could not afford. Yesterday I review the Harbor Freight oscillating tool. a1Jim replied and started a discussion about who marketed the first clone. I was under the impression that HF had the first clone.a1Jim said that he believes that Rockwell was first. So quest...

05-01-2014 04:02 PM

Are you envious? - 67 replies

A while ago at work, I found out that one of our manager had a wood shop.He told me that he works on order and that he sales all his production. I heard from another wood worker what he does a very beautiful work.About a month ago he told me that he was moving to a larger house and that he will have a 2400 sq.feet shop in the full daylight bas...

04-28-2014 06:08 PM

Finishing Baltic beech plywood - 22 replies

I have to make some book displays for my church’s new location.I shall be using Baltic Beech plywood both 3/4” and 1/2”.What is the best ,least expensive and easiest way to finish them?What about sanding, I am going to cut through the veneer if I sand them?Which grit to use, 220?Thank you for your help.

04-03-2014 01:48 PM

Listen to wood making music - 9 replies

An extra-ordinary video.This is in Japan:

02-28-2014 10:32 PM

Who make these trucks? - 21 replies

My first love in life are big mechanical things, the bigger , the better.I “love” Russian and Czechoslovak army trucks.Who make the trucks in this picture?

02-20-2014 12:20 AM

Is this just me? - 7 replies

Tonight in my Firefox, Lumberjock displays all screwed up again.Is this just me?

02-01-2014 10:36 PM

Bummer,I received the wrong Shelix head for my R4330 planer - 12 replies

I shall have a full blown blog when this is finished. This afternoon I received the Shelix head for my Rigid R4330 planer but it seems to be the wrong one.The original cutting head has a gear machined in to drive the drive rollers.The head from Shelix does not have any gear.If indeed this the wrong head ,that would explain why there was absol...

01-27-2014 04:05 PM

How to retrofit a brake on a band-saw? - 3 replies

I posted on another post ( where we talk about retrofitting a brake on Grizzly band saws this idea: “Another idea would be to have a temporary switch to reverse the current on the motorAs you hold the paddle switch to stop the saw, you send a current to the motor in the reverse direction to stop it, ...

01-26-2014 02:46 PM

Questions about epoxy finish - 18 replies

I just discovered epoxy finish for wood.At work all our floors are finished with epoxy but I never tried it on wood.I built a farm table out of old beams. I think that this would have been a perfect finish for it.I have questions:How well does it resist outside, under the rain ,snow , sun, etc?Can I sand my existing lacquer finish on my farm tab...

01-25-2014 10:13 PM

Where do you buy your belt-sander belts? - 14 replies

I used to buy my belt-sander belts at KLINGSPOR but the last time I checked their prices , I was shocked.Where do you buy your belts?Thank you.Bertrand

01-23-2014 10:45 PM

Revised mobile woodturning station with Dust Collection - 14 replies

I showed you my mobile wood turning station at the beginning of the week. As soon as I published the pictures, I knew that I wanted to add a dust collection.Here you go.The dust collection works quite well for smaller chips, works even better when sanding and ( not surprisingly) not so well for larger chips.Thank you for watching

01-23-2014 01:52 PM

Help needed to select a Fire and Security Alarm systems - 38 replies

After what happened last week to Monte and because of another thread, I am thinking about installing a wireless fire, smoke,security system.My shop is separated from my house and anything can happen in it with out me ever knowing it.I use a wood stove in my shop and more and more people know about my shop and the tools inside.I think that little...

01-20-2014 07:18 PM

A mobile wood turning station - 22 replies

I bought a wood lath from Harbor Freight years ago and I never used it much.In the last two weeks I used it three times.Tired of dragging it on the floor, this morning I decided to put the wood lath on casters and some more. Thank you for watching

01-19-2014 06:41 PM

Good old tools never die! - 2 replies

When I moved in the house that my wife and her mother owned, there was this wheel barrow, the steel part was in good shape but the wooden parts were gone. So I decided to replace the wooden parts.I used oak from pallets to make the new parts. As I already wrote in a previous post, when I cam from France 30 years ago I took with me number of t...

01-12-2014 10:26 AM

Installing a Shelix cutting head in a 13" Rigid planer. - 24 replies

For the same reason ( tired of damaged knives as soon as replaced and tired to have to mess with them) that I installed a Shelix cutting head on my Powermatic jointer, after hesitating for quite awhile, yesterday I finally ordered a Shelix cutting head for my 13” Rigid planer. Being a Maintenance tech by trade, I am not concerned at all...

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