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152 days ago

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...

526 days ago

Craigslist add. Is this a good deal? - 12 replies

http://lansing.craigslist.org/atq/3523312607.html 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?

527 days ago

Looking for some warehouse cart ideas - 2 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...

530 days ago

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...

538 days ago

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...

769 days ago

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 ...

962 days ago

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...

1041 days ago

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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