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02-22-2014 10:19 PM

Help! Having motor issues! - 21 replies

Good evening everyone, Its been a while since I’ve posted due to moving from MI to TX. Anyhow, I ran across a great deal on an old Powermatic model 81. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to try it out before getting it home. After plugging it in, it will run for about a minute then it gets hot and the thermal switch shuts it off. There...

02-13-2013 07:21 PM

Craigslist add. Is this a good deal? - 12 replies Found this local on Craigslist today. I’ve seen one of these on the Woodwright shop but never in person. Seems like a good price but I wonder about getting chisels for it. Anyone out there know anything about these?

02-13-2013 01:46 AM

Looking for some warehouse cart ideas - 4 replies

So I found this locally on craigslist for $200 and have always wanted one for a coffee table. Usually they are anywhere from $500 to $1500 bucks around here. The only issue is that someone( long ago it seems) put a plywood top on it. It also has this ugly grey/blue after paint on it that I def dont like. I have a picture in my mind of an...

02-09-2013 06:32 PM

What Kind of bench do you have? And why? - 31 replies

Hello all, If this topic has been thrown out here before I apoligize, I didnt see it. I know there are a lot of people on LJ’s that are talking about starting a Workbench Project soon and thought this might be a good way to get details from the good folks that have built their own. Some questions to ask. What kind of bench did you bu...

02-02-2013 02:33 AM

Need help identifying this vise... - 8 replies

Good evening, I have not posted in a while but wanted to share a story and ask a question. I had to travel for work today and went to a training up in mid state MI. After the training was over I stopped at a re-store on the way home looking for some angle iron. After looking all through the store i eventually ended up in the back corner. I...

06-16-2012 04:58 PM

Where are you Right angle Block plane? - 16 replies

Ok, I feel like i’ve got pretty good over the years finding information on the internet. For the life of me though I cant find anything on a right angle block plane. I watched a video a while back( cant remember which one now) and they were using one to shoot boards after they came out of the tablesaw to clean up the saw marks. I guess ...

12-06-2011 03:26 AM

PM2000 vs New Unisaw - 28 replies

Hey fellow Jocks, I know there have been numerous discussions about this but im having a heck of a time making a decision. I have finally got in a position to buy a new cabinet saw and thought the PM2000 was it. I especially liked the ONYX. I went to my local Woodcraft last week to put my hands on one and there beside it sat the new Unisaw. I w...

09-17-2011 11:51 PM

Assembly Table base - 7 replies

Hello Fellow LJ’s. I wanted to pick some brains on an issue i’m having with the design for a base to go under my new assembly table. Sorry I didnt put up a picture, but its the torsion box assembly table from the wood whisperers website. The problem is that I move every three years or so due to being in the military. I really like th...

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