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08-04-2012 10:08 PM

Extra major bummer with a praise. - 82 replies

Well I went to get my Powermatic jointer this morning and of course I started to work on it this afternoon.Here are some pictures of the jointer; The tables are flat and in good shape. The fence is straight and in good shape Here is what I found when I open the door to check the belts The motor has been replaced Two out of the...

08-04-2012 01:09 PM

Powermatic Model 60B 8" and Blades Protector - 3 replies

Yesterday I bought a Powermatic Model 60B 8” jointer.It was build in May 1974 ( which I guess makes it older than most LJ members) but it seems to be in excellent condition. Everything is straight and flat as it should be and there is no vibration.The one thing i really do not like on the jointer is the blades protector. It is the usual &...

08-03-2012 02:44 PM

Powermatic Model 60B 8" jointer for $400.00 - 12 replies

On my local classified there is a Powermatic Model 60B 8” jointer built in 1974 ( I just called Powermatic). I can have it for $400.00. Is this a good price for something 34 years old?(I did not yet saw it)

07-28-2012 03:37 PM

A convention for the "stars" on the review - 13 replies

To make the reviews more useful for everyone, we need to speak the same language.Could we “officially” establish a convention on how to use the “stars” when writing a review?I used to put five starts for any product that meet my expectation but I read a while ago on this website that this is not the right way. The way...

07-27-2012 06:25 PM

Do you say joiner or jointer? - 31 replies

Do you say joiner or jointer?I see people using both words for what, I imagine, are the same tools.So, which one is correct?

07-26-2012 10:13 PM

A simple circle cutting jig - 3 replies

My two step sons work for a company which install encrypted audio-video systems nationwide, They install these systems in government offices , in courts, churches , LDS temples and stakes, schools and so on.This company needs a lot of wooden boxes, speaker enclosures and so on to install their products. This company used to to have another compa...

07-26-2012 11:13 AM

A new table for my $100.00 HF 14" band saw - 11 replies

I bought this saw several years ago, it has being working like charm but it came with ho fence. Because of the very good reviews I bought a Kreg precision fence. I never liked it and it never performed well for me especially for correcting the blade drift and for re-sawing. A while ago I saw a similar table on YouTube, so I made one. ...

07-25-2012 05:39 PM

What is your experience with your local big box store? - 90 replies

(There is not category for posting my question)What is your experience with your local big box store?Do you normally find what you are looking for?Does it normally carry a good assortment of the things you are looking for?Are the prices fair? Are the employees helpful?Is it a Lowes, a Home Depot or another store? My local store is Lowes and i...

07-24-2012 11:57 AM

New Irwin Saw Blades - 35 replies

Are the new Irwin saw blades made in Italy, made by Freud?Their design looks very much like Freud’s design.

07-21-2012 04:12 PM

Go away! - 83 replies

I have an increasing issue with all these “off topic content” posts.I joined Lumberjock because it was about woodworking not about people venting their frustration,anger or opinion.If you want to talk about politic or sex, or something different than woodworking go somewhere else, Lumberjock is not for you. Lumberjock is about woodw...

07-18-2012 02:28 PM

Rigid trim router and plunge base. - 2 replies

I have the Rigid trim router that I like very much but no plunge base is offered for it by Rigid. As anybody had success using another brand of plunge base with this router?Thanks.Bert

07-18-2012 09:59 AM

How to cut a clean 10" hole in 3/4" plywood? - 23 replies

I have to make 48×14”x14”x 3/4” plates out of plywood and to cut a 10’ hole in the center to install speakers.What it the best way to cut clean holes in the center?Thank you for your help.Bert

07-14-2012 12:16 PM

Shop Fox Classic fence magnifying cursors - 6 replies

Good morning,A short while ago I bought a Shop Fox Classic fence.I like the fence very much but I “hate” the magnifying cursors (I have two of them) as I can never get an exact reading with them; just moving my head ever so slightly changes the reading and the cut by as much as 1/8”.In addition the image/reading is distorted.Do...

07-11-2012 12:23 PM

Shoud I buy this Unisaw? - 1 reply

For only $260.00.http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=20902704&cat=&lpid=0&search=unisaw I could rebuild it, make it pretty and then sale it again. How much would you pay for this saw, in better condition?

07-01-2012 10:53 AM

Succesful sliding miter saw dust colection? - 30 replies

Does nay of you has has an effective sliding miter saw dust collection system? I just redesign/rebuilt my slider miter saw bench to accommodate my (3months old) new Makita LS1016.I have designed built sliding miter saw bench with dust collection before but the dust collection was never great. Dust collection is getting more important for me a...

06-25-2012 02:46 PM

How did you get your nickname or username? (part 2) - 33 replies

I already asked this question several years ago but with so many new members, I believe that it is worth repeating. I have a username and a nickname. My nickname is Frenchy, it is quite obvious why. My username is B2rtch. This come from my first name: bertrand and my last name challier. Bertrand became: “b2rt” and “ch̶...

06-21-2012 09:50 PM

It is finished! - 28 replies

As some of you know I have been restoring/modifying and updating a 1987 Delta Unisaw. If you are interested I have blog here:http://lumberjocks.com/b2rtch/blog/29941 Last weekend I finished the project, here are some pics; I have spent a total of around $1200.00.

06-21-2012 01:03 PM

Gripper(TM) 200 Advanced System - 4 replies

Do you have any experience with Gripper™ 200 Advanced System?It looks good but does it work? http://www.amazon.com/Gripper-TM-200-Advanced-System/dp/B000H50BAC/ref=cm_cr_pr_product_top Thanks

06-20-2012 02:42 PM

About reviews - 25 replies

Before buying anything I shop and I read reviews to death. I read reviews, read documents and gave phone calls to get informed for three weeks before, at last, last night I ordered a reverse osmosis system for our kitchen. Yesterday trying to fix it I destroyed my TS miter gauge. I read reviews before ordering a new one , finally I ordered...

05-28-2012 04:04 PM

Selling my R4511 - 7 replies

If you live in or around SLC, I am selling my Rigid R4511 for around $400.00 OBO.It is in very good condition

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