After using the sawmill for awhile I have found a few issues needing some slight improvements. The v-belt would loosen up after some use and then the belt would squeal. I added a belt tensioner to the motor mount and now it only squeals when st...
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|commented on||Shop made 13" jointer with cast iron table and magnetic fence||07-05-2016 11:26 AM|
|added project||Wall Light||07-02-2016 09:14 PM|
|replied on||Plank set on bed||06-07-2016 07:44 PM|
|commented on||Workbench with Moxon Vise||04-25-2016 03:43 PM|
|added project||Workbench with Moxon Vise||04-24-2016 09:31 PM|
|added project||Homemade shop air cleaner||04-17-2016 10:27 PM|
|replied on||Quartersawn drawer faces dovetailed to flat sawn||04-12-2016 01:07 PM|
|replied on||Accuracy/squareness of sliding miter saw?||04-12-2016 01:02 PM|
|replied on||Opinions on a jointer||04-05-2016 03:16 PM|
|commented on||Horizontal router lift||04-01-2016 01:06 PM|
|commented on||Home Built 13" Jointer #10: Parallelogram||03-30-2016 12:45 PM|
|replied on||Miter Shrinkage||03-30-2016 12:35 PM|
|replied on||10 inch FTG Table Saw Blade||03-08-2016 02:10 PM|
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After cutting about 13 logs I realized that my blade guides were the weak link in cutting straight boards as I kept getting blade drift when cutting through knots. So I decided to double the bearings to better support the blade. I also changed the...
The sawmill is done and working great. Adding the handle helped allot when pushing the saw through the log. The handle is removable by just pulling the handle up and removing the lag bolts holding the arms in. The handle is held on by through m...
The rails and log bed with log clamps are complete and after testing it by cutting another log I found some short comings with the clamps and my right blade guides. Here is the new blade guide for the right side and it works much be...
Got the blade guides and guards completed this weekend. It took longer than I thought to make the bearing guides but they turne out good. I put them in slots that prevent the nut from turning so I can tighten them from one side only. ...