Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'jet'

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New Power Tools , Why is it harder than buying a valentine gift

04-17-2011 05:01 PM by Yupa4242 | 9 comments »

Hey Lj’s I have to say diving head first into the world of wookworking has been a treat and a major headache for me. When It comes down to power tools and the all mighty web and woodworking publications and public opinion a new hobbyist can drown before even building his first project. Power tools are the cream of the crop these days so much to choose from makes the final choice that much harder to commit too. Heck even hand tools can be a challenge and there multitude of offerings. ...

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Jet JBOS-5 Oscillating Spindle Sander - Need some help from someone who owns this model.

11-07-2010 02:21 AM by tedth66 | 8 comments »

Does anyone own this spindle sander? If you do I’m wondering if the height listed in the spec (20.8”) is the height with or without the spindle sander installed. I’m trying to design a flip top box for this model sander and my Delta planer but I need this measurement. I currently have this spindle sander ordered but it hasn’t arrived yet. I’d like to know the measurement with the spindle installed. Thank you in advance.

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Radio Control Jet....

10-17-2010 04:09 AM by Arbo | 17 comments »

Years and years ago I drew up plans for a wood built model of an X-29 jet. There were issues back then and it was never successful. Recently I brought this one out of mothballs and started building a new one with needed changes. Yeah, it’s not woodworking as one might think of it, but it is ply and balsa, which is wood. ;) Need to cut and attach the wings, fiberglass the whole thing, cut control surfaces and put in the electronics…

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New Woodworker Workshop Setup #4: I might be getting a little out of control

07-21-2010 07:11 PM by PocketHole69 | 7 comments »

I read somewhere that there are 4 essential tools for any shop: Table Saw Drill Press Router Band Saw Well, I just ordered the last one I was missing, a Jet 10in Band Saw Have to love Amazon Prime with $3.99 next day shipping for a bandsaw! I’ve read the reviews and this one seemed like the best deal for my needs- something compact and with the features and options I was looking for (fence, dust collection, extension wings, etc.) I’m pretty sure my wif...

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My Tools #6: Jet 16-32 drum sander

07-07-2010 03:09 AM by Gary Fixler | 19 comments »

Mom visited a couple of weeks back for 10 days. She tends to come out once per year in the summer to see me, her only son. She helped me replace some broken things in my continuing “everything’s breaking” period (broke a bit last week on the mill – pricey, too – my computer a week or two before that, and my TV shortly before that, sigh…). Then over dinner for her birthday somewhere nice we talked about woodworking, and my idea for making some things like cu...

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New Shinys!! #4: Now I can joint and plane like the cool kids!

06-07-2010 08:57 PM by Jeison | 8 comments »

FedEx just dropped off my shiny new Jet JJP-8BT 8” Jointer/Planer…giggles like a little schoolgirl Probably won’t get a chance to get it put together and try it out for a few days tho (boo), won’t have time to really do anything till this weekend, but like to have it ready and get a little practice in (only used a jointer and planer a few times before). On that note, if anybody has any tips or advice for setting and tuning it up they wanna share, be glad to take em...

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Good Customer Support

05-05-2010 05:21 PM by Kerry Drake | 1 comment »

I have a Jet JJP-10BTOS 10” Combo Jointer-Planer, and I noted last night that the infeed and outfeed tables weren’t co-planer. There were no instructions in the manual on how to adjust them, so I called the 800# in my manual and after only about 4 minutes got someone on the phone who helped me in under a minute (e-mailing me the information I needed). Very nice experience from WMH Tool Group (makes of Jet, Powermatic, and others). Oh, and here is how you do it:

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My Tools #3: More of my new JET JSG-96CS 6"x48" belt/9" disk sander

02-20-2010 03:21 AM by Gary Fixler | 5 comments »

First, some good news. The dust blowing all over last time was not indicative of poor dust collection in this machine. After closing up shop for the day, it bugged me all night, and I figured there must have been something I missed. There was. Under the belt on the back of the machine is a blast gate. D’oh. Opening that, the dust collection becomes quite good. No more dust spewing in all directions, but this thing sands very aggressively, so hard sanding does result in a little bit kick...

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My Tools #2: My Christmas present from mom finally arrived!

02-17-2010 05:22 AM by Gary Fixler | 11 comments »

It’s the JET – JSG-96CS: 6’’ x 48’’ Belt / 9’’ Disc Sander w/ Closed Stand, 3/4HP 1Ph, 115V. It arrived by pallet in two boxes: Right away the 3/4HP motor and belt seemed bigger than I’d imagined this past year or two (this has been on my wishlist for awhile now). I had even scaled up my mental image, but it was still bigger than I thought: The closed stand is a very thick sheet metal, and heavier than I expected. It was a...

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Wood Art #5: Harald Huf's 1:6 scale, twin jet-powered, r/c Sukhoi Su-27 jet fighter

01-21-2010 01:58 PM by Gary Fixler | 8 comments »

I can’t believe the amount of work some people can accomplish. This is an absolutely monumental build of a Sukhoi Su-27, aka “Flanker-B” that mostly uses wood for the mold making, but even that is pretty solid craftsmanship. I think the rest is interesting/impressive to anyone who makes, creates, or builds anything. I thought I was done clicking through pages of pictures at least a dozen times, but there were always more. He did all the wood and aluminum/hand hammered riv...

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