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|11-02-2013 12:05 PM||
This morning, wasting my time on the Internet and shopping for an helical replacement cutting head for my Ridgid R4330 planer, I found this brand of helical jointer/planer replacement cutting heads that I never heard off before: Global Tooling. http://globaltooling.bizhosting.com/products/heads-journal/planer-journal-heads.html The d...
|11-01-2013 05:12 PM||
Accu-Head versus Shelix spiral cutting head - 19 replies
I am looking at replacing the cutting head on my Ridgid planer with a helix head. I notice that two manufacturers sale cutting heads for this planer : Byrd Tools sales the Shelix (which I installed on my Powermatic jointer) and Accu-Head.The Accu-Head is quite bit less expensive, why?Is the quality of the cut/finish between both head noticea...
|10-30-2013 07:00 PM||
This morning I was trying to forward a PDF file to another LJ, then I tried to attach it to a post but I could mot find a way to do itIs it a way to do that?
|10-29-2013 09:44 AM||
Lumberjocks around the world. - 40 replies
I wonder where you were born and where you now live. I was born in France and I now live in Salt Lake City Utah. USA.In between, I lived and worked in 27 different countries.This coming December, I shall celebrate my 30th years in the USA.In the USA I lived in Houston Texas, several places in California , then Portland Oregon ( my favorite pl...
|10-26-2013 05:22 PM||
Which router bit set? - 31 replies
I have been using a HF router bit set for many years, It has been working great for me but now I have decided to replace it.For the last week or so I have been looking at many sets.Which one do you sue and recommend?I am looking for a 50 bit set.
|10-25-2013 04:17 PM||
Would you buy it for $400.00? - 31 replies
This band saw is for sale on my local classified for $400.00.I am tempted but it is huge.(where would I put it?)Which brand is it?Would you buy it?
|10-16-2013 10:23 AM||
Yesterday I saw on LJ’s website a Grizzly advertisement for their 17” band saw anniversary edition for $795.00.This band-saw is gorgeous and the price is excellent..It would seat pretty in my shop.I should be forbidden to post such advertisement on a woodworking website.Of course I am kidding but the temptation is almost to strong to...
|10-15-2013 05:33 PM||
I need your opinion, what would you do? - 35 replies
So now I have the refund for my welder (read the other post if you did not already do it) and so far no one asked me to return the welder,I imagine that the cost of shipping it back make this uneconomical.So should I have this welder repaired or buy another one? I ask the question because so far I found only two shops in all SLC which repair ...
|10-15-2013 02:58 PM||
Thank you Marc and Alibaba - 7 replies
Those of you who are not familiar with this story read my previous post at: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/53937. Marc and Alibaba made good on their promises of protecting the buyers and this morning I had a full refund of the purchase price in my bank account. Of course buying equipment direct from China with out any intermediary is a lit...
|10-12-2013 06:52 PM||
1 3/4 x 6 Hand Plane Iron - 8 replies
I am looking for a 1 3/4×6 hand plane Iron to restore a craftsman plane.Where can I find an inexpensive ( $25 or less) iron for it?I have been looking around but without luck so far.Thank you.
|10-10-2013 01:14 PM||
*Warning* Beware of Alibaba.com! - 18 replies
Trusting the vendor’s promises and trying to have a good deal I bougth an inverter welder direct from China on a website named Aliexpress.This website is part of another larger website named Alibaba: http://www.alibaba.com/ This company is not new nor small . Their business is twice the size of Amazon and E-bay combined just in main lan...
|10-04-2013 12:36 AM||
Stumpynubs is mutted - 5 replies
Tonight I wanted to watch Stumpynubs on YouTube but he is mute.I found out that all the videos on you tube are mutted and there is nothing can about it.Any idea why and how to resolve the issue?Thank you
|09-21-2013 12:53 PM||
Watch this video - 1 reply
Sure in this video the medium is stone but the same could be made with wood and the technic would be very similar.I also like very much the artist in the video, I thing that his work is extremely nice. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0qS7AgCwvoI Yes, I try to promote Liogier tools as I believe that they are excellent and I consider Noel as ...
|08-18-2013 11:20 PM||
I have a new computer and all my old pictures are gone.I would like to download my pictures from Lumberjocks back onto my computer.Is it an easy way to do that?Thank you.Bert
|03-27-2013 03:53 PM||
Utahn LJs, did you see that? - 3 replies
Utahn LJs,did you see that? http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=24281275&cat=&lpid=2&search=band%20saw&ad_cid=1 I am tempted but I just spent a ton of money on my CV.
|03-12-2013 03:06 PM||
How to become a new member? - 8 replies
Sorry guys but I cannot find the place to register as a new member.Thanks.bertrand
|03-08-2013 07:43 PM||
Vacuum safety valve for dust collectors - 2 replies
Many of us use dust collectors. The most powerful ones can develop enough vacuum to collapse the 26 gauge galvanized pipes.I had this concern, so I came up with the idea for this vacuum safety valve. I show the pictures so that if you need it you can copy the idea.It works very well.It remains close with one port partially open and i...
|03-08-2013 07:00 PM||
Dust Collector trash can level indicator. - 26 replies
For the last few days I have been looking at different possibilities to make a dust level sensor in my DC trashcan.I have been looking at many different systems and I found nothing really compelling.All existing system seems to have a problem or the other.I am now thinking about making my own system using one of the two following possibilities:a...
|03-07-2013 04:41 PM||
Where is the thedude50? - 5 replies
Where is the thedude50?He did post anything in 20 days.
|03-04-2013 03:12 PM||
I am looking at dust bin level sensor for my dust collector.I looked the the Penn State Industries one as it is the least expensive and I like the idea. But I just read on another forum that it does not work with spiral head jointer chips, as the chips are to fluffy, it just keep spinning in the chips, defeating its purpose.Do you have any exper...