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|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||
(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
|05-20-2012 12:52 PM||
Which tape ages well? - 12 replies
I am installing baffles in my Unisaw cabinet for dust collection: http://lumberjocks.com/b2rtch/blog/29941. I want to tape all the seams.In the past I have used different kinds of duct tapes and HVAC aluminum tapes, cheap ones and expensive ones. None aged very well. After just a few years they fall apart. Do you know a tape which last mor...
|05-16-2012 12:41 PM||
Painting a plastic surface with latex paint - 6 replies
Following my question on http://lumberjocks.com/topics/37986, if I get paint mixed at the big box store, most likely it will be latex paint. Can i use this paint to spray paint a plastic surface? I already primed this surface both with a “plastic” and ‘metal” primer. Will it adhere or will it just peel after a while?Thanks
|05-16-2012 10:10 AM||
DELTA UNISAW PAINT MATCHING - 12 replies
As some of you know, I am working on a 1987 Delta Unisaw. I bought a plastic cover for the motor and now I want to paint it to match the color of the saw itself. I primed it last night, with a “plastic” primer then a grey primer. I now try to find a can of paint the would match the color and that I could afford. Of course I went to m...
|05-15-2012 04:13 PM||
Why do I need a dado nut on my Unisaw? - 7 replies
I see many advertisements for dado nuts for Unisaw table saws.Why do I need a dado nut on my Unisaw?I never had to use one before on the other saws I ownedThanks.Bert
|05-13-2012 10:32 PM||
I replaced the original switch on my Unisaw with a paddle switch for safety but it does not work. The motor runs as long as I hold the start button in, as soon as I release the button the motor stops.The Unisaw uses a motor starterAny idea why?Thanks.Bert
|05-12-2012 11:17 PM||
QUESTION ABOUT TABLE SAW FENCES - 11 replies
This after noon I installed a new Vega PRO 40 Table Saw Fence on my Unisaw. I noticed that this fence is very short on the left side of the blade The saw being a right tilt, this is the side of the blade I would use for miter cut and this fence will just be too short.With the fence on the left side of the blade, I can get at the very best 5̶...