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06-13-2017 05:37 PM

New section for Tool reviews. Supplier - 2 replies

Just purchased the Rikon 10” bandsaw for my Father-in-law through Highland Woodworking in Atlanta. Service was excellent. He got the saw in 3 days. I was thinking that under the Tool Review Section there should be section for Tool Supplier reviews. A lot of tools are now purchased online by choice and sometime because it’s the onl...

07-30-2015 01:58 AM

Anyone have any experience with CWI Industry dust collectors - 2 replies

Anyone own a CWI Industries 2hp cyclone HEPA dust collector Looks like its manufactured at the same facility as the Laguna 2HP DUST COLLECTOR Here’s a review http://youtu...

09-25-2014 05:35 PM

Ryobi TSS 220 Sliding compound miter saw safety spring - 0 replies

I have a Ryobi TSS 220 sliding compound miter saw that I have owned since around 1993. It has been a good saw. But recently the spring that puts tension on the blade guard broke.Ryobi does not make the part anymore.Has anyone found a good substitute? The dimensions of the spring are 5/32” diameter and the distance between the holes when...

06-22-2013 01:20 AM

Vega U26" fence for sale. Complete - 0 replies

I was going to take the 42” Biesemeyer fence off my Powermatic 63 table saw and put it on a Sawstop, when I bought one.I purchased the Sawstop with the Sawstop 36” fence. I then sold the Powermatic with the Biesemeyer fence.I had purchased a Vega 26” fence to install on the powermatic for resale after all the swapping. So no...

05-24-2013 12:35 AM

adding a cast iron router wing to a Sawstop 1.75 with a 36" fence - 4 replies

After my Father-in-law came down for Christmas with 7 stitches in his finger. The blade got him. My wife gave the blessing for me to get a Sawstop for my birthday. I am setting up the saw, dust collection, 220V contactors, etc and I have removed the laminate wood extension board to install my cast iron router wing at its location.I’ll c...

05-07-2012 11:29 PM

WTB a Sears Direct Drive Table saw (113.226640), insert ( part number 62514 - 8 replies

My father-in law would like a zero clearance table saw insert for his Sears Direct Drive table saw. He has the sears model number 113.226640 table saw. The part number is 62514. Sears parts show they have 2 available. When I purchased then they sent a E-mail saying that they were out of stock.The insert is a flat plate insert with a square rear ...

02-27-2012 10:03 PM

3 HP wiring for my dust collector and starting surge - 7 replies

Changed the setup for my shop and moved the dust collector. I have a 3HP Transpower single stage unit. Being that it is 3HP it is wired to a 220volt 30AMP circuit. I used 12 gauge wire for the long run of wire, about 35 ft, from the outlet to the remote control relay box. I put a amp meter on the unit and it draws 10 amps while running. So th...

09-25-2011 06:01 PM

Any one in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area have a Ridgid R4512 saw I may look at? - 1 reply

As the title says. I would really like to look at a Ridgid R4512 saw, up close and personal. I’m looking at buying one for my Father in-law who lives in Long Island. But before I buy it and set it up it would be nice to take an up close and personal look at one. I find it a poor method of selling that Home Depot does not keep a display mod...

09-10-2010 06:45 AM

Rebuilding a Delta 14-651 Mortiser, a few questions - 3 replies

Just purchased a Delta 14-651 Mortiser from a Gentleman here in the DFW area. A little gloat time, I paid $100.00 for it.Runs fine but it was a little dirty and a little surface rust.It will need new chisels and bits. A chuck key/tool, and I’ll paint it even though it does look fine. If I’m going to all this work to clean it up Etc. ...

07-19-2010 01:58 AM

Ideas on upgrading my table saw to a 3HP motor?? - 5 replies

I have a Powermatic model 63a contractors table saw and I have been searching for a used cabinet saw. I don’t really need to upgrade my saw. The Powermatic is very nice and has done everything I have asked of it. I work primarily in pine. I love the Vega fence and everything else about the saw. I noticed in Craigslist a Jet Cabinet saw 3H...

07-07-2010 04:05 AM

Need a manual for a Lamello "Minilo Top" Biscuit Joiner. Model 6161SL - 10 replies

Guys and Gals. Got a sweet deal on a Lamello Minilo Top Biscuit joiner a couple of months ago. Model 6161SL. Bought myself a fathers day present, paid $150.00 for it so I could not let it sit there.It came with everything, box, tools, oiler,etc. Everything but the manual. Does anyone have a copy you could email me or sell me?? Thanks Dave ...

05-04-2010 06:42 PM

The making and using of push sticks. - 27 replies

This post made me wonder if other woodworkers have this philosophy about push sticks. Over the years of using a table saw I have learned not to use plastic push sticks (PPS). The very few times that the PPS has made contact with the blade, the 1.5HP of the motor has been transferred to the P...

02-27-2010 08:24 AM

Lowe's will no longer carry Delta drill press and bandsaw=discounts - 8 replies

Was in Lowe’s 3 times today, I love house projects. Usually have to visit Lowe’s a couple of times during any project. This evening while buying some lead free solder, for a second time, since I could not find the first roll I bought. I noticed the Delta band saw and drill press along with a Hitachi table saw in the spot designate...

12-13-2009 11:14 AM

Recomendations on new band saw, Jet 18inch 1-3/4hp or Delta 28-280 - 5 replies

A friend wants to buy my Delta 16 inch 3 wheel 28-560 band saw. I don’t mind getting rid of it, so I started to look for a new or newer band saw. The band saw is the last tool in my shop I feel I need to upgrade. I don’t, and have not done resawing due to 2 items. 1- I work in pine and it’s easier and cheaper to just put it tho...

10-28-2009 10:10 AM

Woodcraft flyer. Rikon 14" Deluxe bandsaw Model 10-325 $699.99 Oct 31-Nov25 - 2 replies

Latest woodcraft flyer has the Rikon 14” Deluxe Bandsaw model 10-325 on sale for $699.99 October 31 through November 25. For those interested. Dave

10-09-2009 04:29 AM

Ridgid JP06101 Jointer discontinued. - 13 replies

The current model of the Ridgid jointer sold at Home Depot will be discontinued. Model JP0610.They are discounting the in stock jointers at the local Home Depots here in the DFW area. Some price differences are showing up. I have seen prices from $407 to $321.I just picked up a unit here in the Southlake store. I got the manager to match the $32...

10-04-2009 02:11 AM

First real post, Have a 5ton AC blower motor for a dust filter system, free in the DFW area - 4 replies

Just wanted to put this out there. I got a 5 ton AC system blower motor from Tom’s Mechanical a couple of months ago. I was going to build a dust filter system. 2 weeks later I found a RBI system on Craigslist that was really cheap. I got that one and now have the blower motor sitting on a shelf in the shop. If anyone wants it let me know....

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