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Craftsman Lathe - more info/details...

01-01-2012 10:31 PM by MrMeasureTwice | 1 comment »

Before I head out to the shop to build, build, build more benches I wanted to share a bit of information and details about my $46.00 Craftsman Lathe. After digging around another fave web site Vintage Machinery I found my exact lathe in the 1941 catalog. I can’t say it was manufactured in 1941, but I am quite confident that this is the exact lathe t hat I have. Sadly, i do not have any of the accessories except for one piece, the 9 inch face plate. Otherwise, it’s a plain lathe. B...

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Delta 46-715 Wood Lathe Parts

01-13-2012 05:58 AM by Trackman | 7 comments »

I have a Delta 46-715 wood lathe and 5 monthes ago the reeves pulley broke the flanges off. No problem, I ordered a new one from Delta, they said a week to 10 days. After not hearing anything for 3 weeks I E-mailed them back and they said, yeah about that, 30 to 90 days. I waited for 90 days and they sent me an E-mail and said you’re not going to get your pulley, not now, not ever.It’s too good of a lathe to just throw away, but I can’t find OEM or after-market parts for ...

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ScrollSaw Information and Resources #23: Sound Level Reduction

01-26-2012 02:42 AM by jerrells | 7 comments »

OK Scrollers, and anyone else, I need some help and information. I went to see an ENT for one of those check up things. After a lot of questions he was none too happy that I scrollsaw or anything else related to power tools. Now I use a DeWalt (52DB there) and a bucket head vac. but I can find its noise rating. I have been wearing the over the head earmuffs (with a 25DB noise reduction rating). Today after a lot of research I purchase some of the foam inserts as a second level of protection. ...

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FIRST YEAR ON LJ's

02-07-2012 05:37 AM by kiefer | 18 comments »

Well it has been a wonderful year and I would like to thank all of you for the experience !I have posted some of my projects with hope to inspire some of you and commented on some of your projects and hope I have offended no one.It’s been amazing to see all the talent on this site but it has turned into addiction and inspiration . Thank you all Kiefer

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Work shop organization project

03-01-2012 10:30 PM by RussellAP | 4 comments »

I finished the shelves today and it did help a lot. All that stuff on the shelves used to be in the way. The box springs and the telescope are history too. Later after a rest, I’ll organize the rest of the space and hopefully have a half way decent work shop.

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First Project With the New Powermatic Table Saw #6: Mobile base tested

03-13-2012 12:12 PM by psient | 0 comments »

After gusseting, I put the ratcheting casters on the mobile base for the Table Saw. I stood on the base and it did flex when all my weight was focused mid-span. However, with the weight distributed there will be no problem. I am not happy with the configuration of the casters. I have decided the thumb-screw is a better deal so I’ll use the ratcheting casters for another project. I’ll complete the welds on the base today and take a photo so ya’ll can look at it and give...

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My boys having fun with tools (never too early to start)

04-20-2012 02:50 PM by Kevin | 7 comments »

These are my 3 kids. Zack, Dillon and Shawn. First picure is Zack and Dillon wearing their tool aprons and goggles. Second picure is Zack making some adjustments to the bunk beds I built them for Christmas this past year. 3rd picture is Dillon with his drill. Fourth picture is Shawn, I don’t have an apron and goggles for him yet.

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Craigslist saw

05-07-2012 02:16 PM by Bluepine38 | 4 comments »

Some people just do not know what a good table saw is, but I think this one is overvalued.mb7qb-3000003279@sale.craigslist.orgI think I will keep looking for a little longer.

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roadconditions in the amazon forest

06-06-2012 09:31 PM by marcosvillamontes | 5 comments »

this is all the process before hardwood boards end up in your local store trailer with 11,000BFT of ipe boards got stuck road condition in the heart of the amazon forest

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L/J swap list

06-22-2012 12:00 PM by hunter71 | 12 comments »

I know I do, and I am sure others have excess stuff around our shop. Tools, materials, plans, ideas. Is there a way we could create a type of “swap” craigslist” trade” site so we could list and find these extras we all have?

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