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|106 days ago||
Craftsman 22116 - 9 replies
I need help. Was using this table saw I’ve had for almost 2 years yesterday, working fine, then after changing blades, I turned on the saw & the blade turned slowly & stopped. Removed the blade, restarted & the arbor did not move. Pushed reset button, motor started, arbor turned but smoke came out, it appeared to come from the ...
|325 days ago||
drawer guides - 3 replies
I am designing a chest on chest dresser. My main concern is to have have the drawers slide in & out smoothly. I have built 8 cabinets with various numbers of drawers. On 1 cabinet I used full extension ball bearing slides, & of course they work perfectly. On the others I used a variety of shop made wooden slides with mixed results. Now I...
|458 days ago||
Tape residue - 32 replies
What is the best method to remove tape residue from bare wood so there will be no blemishes when you apply the finish. Drafting tape. I have the painters tape but I keep reverting to old habits. I usually sand it, but it was really hot & it seemed to drive the goo into the (Maple ) grain.
|471 days ago||
First experince planing a twisted board - 3 replies
Learning from experience. I had this nice maple board for almost a year 1×5x8’, that was twisted the entire length. I got a planer about 9 months ago & used it a lot but never got around to that twisted board. Got the Wood magazine #213 & saw a technique, bottom page 64, so I decided to give it a try. I made a mdf sled a littl...
|478 days ago||
Miter trimmer capabilities - 2 replies
I got this miter trimmer a few months ago & i am trying to find out the maximum dimensions of wood this tool can cut. Maybe I should say “safely cut”. I have only used it for small moldings. I used to borrow my friends trimmer & I remember cutting some 3/4×1” Mahogany molding on that trimmer. I just wonder if t...
|485 days ago||
website help - 7 replies
I don’t know if this is the right place to post this. I just have a question & I hope I don’t sound stupid. What is the “watch/ unwatch ” button for. What does it do ?
|672 days ago||
Drill press table and fence - 8 replies
Nothing really new here. You can turn the inserts end for end to get a new surface. I made the sliding hold down bar for small & odd shaped pieces. I really enjoyed making the hold downs. 2 sizes. Good fun.
|732 days ago||
How I wound up with a craftsman 22116 table saw - 7 replies
I had a craftsman 22114 ( the middle of the 3 hybrids) for 7 years, & a maintence agreement. I liked the saw, had no problems. In September the motor failed to start. I called for service, they said 17 days for appointment. I was incredulous ! I called everyone you can talk to & had no success. Wrote a letter to Sears corparate. After 1...
|751 days ago||
Craftsman 22116 table saw - 11 replies
I am new & I need some quick advice. I may be able to get a 22116 hybrid to replace my 7 year old 22114 hybrid, which they can’t seem to fix. Does anyone have the 22116 ? I really need to know anything good or bad, a.s.a.p. I have to make a decision right away! I have made dozens of jigs that fit my saw, not looking forward to altering...