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|237 days ago||
Source for exotic scraps? - 2 replies
Hi all Years ago, when I was a young teenager who thought everything belonged to him, I “cleaned out the garage,” including my stepdad’s box o’ scraps. Over the last 20 years I’ve come to appreciate (as I’m sure we all do) a box of cutoffs you just can’t let go, for the next time you need a piece of i...
|416 days ago||
I rebuilt a craftsman 113.29903 table saw a few months ago, new bearings, polished all the surfaces, replaced the motor and switch with rebuilt parts, and made it a quick and dirty sled. Also made a table for it. I’m looking for someone who would make use of it, I’m moving to Morocco for two years. If you live in the area and want...
|445 days ago||
Minimalist Tool Collection - 19 replies
Hey all I’m expecting to move from Houston, Texas to Morocco in the next couple months, and I’ll probably have room for no more than about 100 pounds of tools and the like. I’m looking for examples of spartan tool sets, including storage. I mostly use cordless drill/drivers to fix stuff around the house, miter box if I ca...
|525 days ago||
Craftsman 113 restoration - 11 replies
Hey all I picked up a craftsman 113.29903 tablesaw a few weeks ago, and I’ve been tidying it up as time allows. I’ve pulled the inner workings out, cleaned them, honed faces, cleaned out all threads, never seize on moving parts, new bearings, etc. Having put it all back together, I was looking over the sheet metal housing (not ...
|548 days ago||
Used Saws in Houston TX area - 13 replies
Hey guys I’ve been looking for a table saw, and I’ve read a few dozen “which new saw should I buy” threads. I’m not really impressed with what I can get for my budget (under $500) new, sounds like the ridgid/craftsman/porter cable clones all have a couple issues, others are missing the cast iron table I want, ...
|552 days ago||
Improving a circular saw base - 1 reply
Hi there I recently inherited a circular saw from my grandfather. Until I got it, I was convinced I didnt need one, the table saw was fine. Now I have it, I’ve used it every weekend. The saw is a craftsman 7” “Electric Hand Saw” which means circular saw today. It may have had the original blade on it (he only ever c...