Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'troubleshooting'

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Dust Collector Motor Troubleshooting

05-17-2012 12:52 AM by CodyC | 7 comments »

Hi Lumberjocks, I need some help diagnosing an issue I’m having with my dust collector. Recently my dust collector started tripping the circuit breaker and running with a lot of vibration. Initially I thought it was the impeller that was out of balance, but now I’ve at least narrowed it down to the motor (after wasting $80 on a new impeller). This first video shows the motor running completely assembled…and then the noises that follow as it shuts down… ......

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need HELP from the tool junkies

01-26-2009 05:12 AM by Mike Shea | 15 comments »

Hello everyone…... its that time to wipe the thick layer of dust from my shelves, drawers and tools. i do this at least once a month. during that time i blow all the dust out of the shop with my leaf blower. i take all of my important tools apart and replace brushes, belts, bits and blades. i oil, grease and lubricate all moving parts and bearings. the tool that i pay most attention to in the shop is my 10” cabinet saw. i am constantly checking to see if the blade is square to the...

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