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Odds 'N' Ends #5: Clean Tools are Happy Tools

01-26-2016 08:29 PM by ThomasLightle | 0 comments »

It is a good idea to clean your blades every once in a while. I try to do it every 6 months or so, unless it needs to happen sooner. We had a rare winter rainstorm and it blew open my workshop doors, drenching everything, so I also cleaned the rust off of my cast iron tabletops. Enjoy! Clean Your Tools!

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Discontinued scroll sawblades

07-02-2014 05:03 PM by bobdurnell | 2 comments »

I have a Porter Cable model 548 heavy duty worm drive scroll saw variable speed. Wouldn’t you know it the most needed blade has been discontinued. Blade no. 12318. But I scored 100 blades on ebay for a little over $1.00 a blade. Don’t need 100 blades but when it is almost impossible to find I guess I call it a lifetime supply.

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The Unisaw Experience #3: Blades of Glory!!

08-02-2012 05:23 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 6 comments »

Hi fellow sawdust creators,In the pause during this week before I actually touch my Unisaw again on Saturday, I thought I would share my new blades that will soon be doing 10’s of thousands of revolutions and ripping, crosscutting and mitering their way to oblivion… Introducing the four new additions to the “blade brigade”........ May I present “Lord Combination”, offering a variety of talents to his royal highness, ME Please welcome “The Duk...

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Sharpening Jointer Blades

07-14-2012 03:02 AM by pintodeluxe | 3 comments »

Fine Woodworking has a great article on how to sharpen jointer blades without removing them. http://www.finewoodworking.com/Workshop/WorkshopArticle.aspx?id=34540 You may need to be a member to access this link, but I highly reccomend subscribing.

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Model Bell 407 helicopter project #7: Rotor blades and progress on the interior.

04-09-2012 03:09 AM by Ryan Haasen | 3 comments »

The past couple of days I have been working hard to make progress on the helicopter. In the past two days I have make the anti-tourque peddles, more details in the interior, and finished the the rotor blades along with attatching them to the rotor head. Here are the anti-tourque peddles,every part is walnut and the peddles were turned on the lathe: In the interior I added the instrument panel, the cyclic control, a bunch of switches on the roof of the cockpit (which you can not see ...

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Online Scroll Saw Class - Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing #2: Basic Supplies and (EGADS!) Homework!

07-09-2011 03:47 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 44 comments »

Well, it looks like we are going to have a great group here! I am really happy with the enthusiasm of everyone who wants to participate, and also the cheerleaders. You can all get back in your seats now and we can start to get down to business. I wanted to get this post up here by the weekend so that if you need to get some supplies to start, you will have some time to do so. One thing that I really like about scroll sawing is that it takes very little ‘equipment’ to mak...

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ScrollSaw Information and Resources #6: Scrollsaw Blade Tension

02-12-2011 07:09 PM by jerrells | 1 comment »

I read alot about blade tension and I kn ow that is a problem I have. Most of what I read talks about the sound of the blade. That sound reasonable. However I just saw a new post that talked about defection as a better method. The comment was the the thickness of the balde would change the sound and as I should always be wearing my hearing aids I could not tell anyway. It seems that this deflection should be a better method. I will be trying this out this afternoon (as it is finally warmer in...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #87: "The Grizz"

08-29-2010 12:58 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

I am still kind of slow today. It is funny how you go away for only a day and it takes you several to catch up again. I am not complaining though. It is good to be missed. Not only by the cats, but also by friends and others. It was funny but when I left on Friday morning, there was one email in my mail box. I was totally caught up on correspondence and getting back to people that I needed to talk to and all. When I got home, there were over 40 things there for me. About half of it was...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #27: I Love When That Happens

06-30-2010 12:54 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 7 comments »

Did you ever have a day where everything just falls into place and things turn out the way they are supposed to? I love those days. It isn’t that the other days are a disaster or anything, but looking back I can honestly say that it was definitely a good one. Not only did I accomplish what I set out to do, but unexpectedly, I liked the result much better than I thought I would. After writing yesterday morning, I set out to fine tune the patterns for the two Christmas candy dishes...

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TimberWolf bandsaw blade - NOT a review ;-)

11-24-2009 03:08 AM by NBeener | 20 comments »

I just can’t review stuff. I have NO point of reference. Pretty much everything I have is my first [insert tool type here]. It wouldn’t be fair. BUT … after: - MUCH messing with my Grizzly G0555X 14” bandsaw, - figuring out that the entire blade tensioning mechanism was faulty (new parts on the way) - finding out all I could about tuning a bandsaw, and thinking I had it set up pretty darned well I finally stopped by the woodworking store and picked up...

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