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|11 days ago||
Help driving in Manhattan NY - 12 replies
Hi everyone, I wasn’t sure where to reach out to for advice then I thought why not the LJ family. I have been blessed with the task of taking both my Son and Daughter to Manhattan as they both found new jobs there. Since I have never driven there before and I am hoping someone can give me directions and shortcuts to the city. We are drivin...
|336 days ago||
Delta 22-650 Planer dust hood - 44 replies
Hi. I have a Delta 22-650 Planer and I do not have the dust collection hood. Does anyone own one and be willing to send me a few pics and possibly dimensions. I can’t find anyone that still sells them so I want to build one. The pics would be a great help to my starting point. I appreciate any help. Sincerely, Flyboy
|339 days ago||
Hi all. I am listing a few tools for sale. Not wanting to sell but my son is starting his career in photography and I would like to surprise him with a new lens. I love my hand tools but my son comes first every time. The Millers Falls no. 5 A drill and the Stanley no.7 have both been restored and unused since. I don’t have a paypal accoun...
|347 days ago||
Work Bench vise mounting - 3 replies
Hi. I am hoping to find some help and guidance on mounting a twin screw tail vise. I have had my Grandfathers bench for years but I want to change the end vise. My question is do I need to add an end piece that hangs lower than the bench itself. Also does the piece anchor to the bench with lag bolts or some other way. My bench is 3” thick ...
|351 days ago||
Hand Plane Gloat. No. Happiness Yes - 17 replies
Hi. Has anyone ever bought a plane and knowingly paid more than you should have but joy overcame common sense. Well that’s me. I have been wanting a combination / plow plane forever and for some reason the Record 050 seemed to scream my name. I finally found one I liked but the seller would not move on the price. After much thought...
|379 days ago||
Transitional Plane care - 13 replies
Hi. I just picked up a 27” Bridge Tool Co. Transitional plane. This is my first wood bodied plane and I was wondering what everyone uses on the wood to help protect against humidity changes. I am having trouble with Photobucket but as soon as I can I will post pics of it and some of the others I have recently bought. I now see what people ...
|432 days ago||
2 pieces of lexan. FREE - 1 reply
Hi everyone. I have 2 pieces of what I believe are Lexan if my memory is correct. These came out of a couple of new buses and we toss them since they are not used. They are cut at an angle. They are 41”L x 3/16” T. They are 23” at the widest and 18” at the narrow. I have no use for them and I can’t see throwing them...
|438 days ago||
Planer Purchase Dilemma - 13 replies
Hello everyone. I am hoping to get some advice on a planer purchase. I have a chance to get either a Grizzly 1021 15” planer or a Parks model 97 -12” planer. Both are in very good shape and taken care of. They both agreed to the same tool trade plus cash. I have heard you can still get parts for the Parks and I know Grizzly is the s...
|472 days ago||
Clifton Shoulder plane - 8 replies
Hi. I have a chance to buy a Clifton 420 shoulder plane for $90. It looks to be in barely used shape and it comes with the original box. I wondered if anyone has any experience with Clifton. I was looking at the LN but at this price it seems like a great deal. I appreciate any advice. I just started to buy and use hand tools more in the shop and...
|515 days ago||
Craftsman 112 Planer. 12"x4" - 0 replies
Hi. I am looking to add a second planer to the shop. I am going to look at a vintage Craftsman model 112 this week. It is a 12”x4”. Is anyone familiar with this model. I am looking for any hints as to what to check or be on the lookout for. Also does anyone know if parts are still available. The guy said it runs good and has a spare ...
|551 days ago||
Help choosing next hand plane - 23 replies
Hi. I have been a long time woodworker who has just found the joy of hand tools. So fat I have aquired a Stanley #3, #4, #5, #7, low angle block plane and a 12 1/2 scraper. I have been looking at possibly a Record 044. I build mainly furniture and cabinets at times. I know there is a lot of knowledge on this site so I am open to reccomendations....
|626 days ago||
Rockwell Router Manual - 1 reply
Hi, I recently purchased a Rockwell Router model 2602 with a 2601 D handle base. It is a 1 1/2hp with all metal construction. I hope that someone can direct me as to where I can get an operator and parts manual for it. I have been searching the internet and so far no luck. The router cleaned up great and when I checked the run out it was almost ...
|708 days ago||
Router Lift for Fein RT1800 - 6 replies
Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows who makes a router lift that would fit my Fein RT1800 plunge router. I have seen the Woodpecker Unilift but I am unable to find them for sale. I emailed Woodpecker twice but have not received an answer back. Does anyone know if this model is still being made and if not I could sure use some direction to who mi...
|797 days ago||
Help with new tool purchase. - 15 replies
Hello, I hope that everyone had a great holiday and start to a new year. I have been gone for quite awhile but now that Uncle Sam has decided that he is done with me I am back to woodworking. I am looking for some opinions and help on deciding my next tool purchase. I know this may be a loaded question but I do value opinions and help from those...
|1199 days ago||
Delta RC-33 Planer - 1 reply
I am looking to upgrade my planer and I have found this Delta RC-33 for sale. Has anyone had any experience with this model or that might direct me where to search. It looks in real good shape, has the out feed tables, and it’s on a roller stand. The guy wants $500 OBO. I figure if I can get $150 for my Makita this would put me cheaper tha...
|1245 days ago||
Lumber Storage - 14 replies
Hi, I recently went to an auction with my brother so we could have two trucks to use. After awhile of sitting in the truck while my brother did his thing he asked me to come look at something. It seems that a few days earlier at this auction the man had one item that no one bought. My brother and I went in to a pole barn and he showed us a stack...
|1329 days ago||
Bench top Mortiser Chisel - 8 replies
Hi, I have what is probably a very stupid question. What woud be the right size chisel to use if the wood I use is primarily 3/4” stock. My sisters surprised me with a new Powermatic PM701 which does not come with chisels. I am looking to buy one new chisel every month but didn’t know if a 1/4”, 5/16”, or a 3/8” wou...
|1422 days ago||
Miter Gauge or Bandsaw guide wheels - 6 replies
Hi, being a novice woodworker I always value different opinions. I have a chance to buy either an Incra 1000se miter gauge or a Carter guide wheel upgrade for my band-saw for the same price. I would like to know which everyone else might lean towards if you had to chose just one. On my table saw I have a stock Delta miter gauge and on the band s...