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01-27-2012 02:50 PM

Wood Project Benefit Auction Help - 3 replies

Ok guys, my brother-in-law was in an auto accident where the medical bills have proven to be very expensive. Family and Friends have decided to hold a benefit auction on his behalf. I’ve been commissioned to build a wood project that could be sold at the auction. The auction willl be held in a rural area…so nothing too modern or p...

01-08-2012 12:43 AM

Jointer Restoration - 4 replies

I have come upon an old sears jointer that I am attempting to restore. One of the things that needs to be replaced or repaired is the rubber belt that connects the cutter head to the motor. It has lost its flexibility. Is there any way to recondition this or do I need to buy a new one? Where can I buy such a belt? Also, I accidentally bro...

11-18-2011 05:32 PM

Holiday Sales - 13 replies

Other than the two obvious places…Lowe’s and Home Depot, does anyone know what stores or companies put on good holiday sales for woodworking tools and supples? I’m looking to stock up my shop for as cheaply as possible. I’ve been keeping Craigslist hot for the past 2 months checking multiple times per day, but there jus...

11-07-2011 08:21 PM

Grizzly Bandsaw Belt - Changing Speeds - 1 reply

Hello,I just got a Grizzly G0555 bandsaw. I am currently going through setup right now. I’ve read over the manual about how to change speeds, but I cannot seem to get the V-belt to budge. The manual says to loosen the bolts holding the motor in place, then slide the body of the motor as far forward as possible. What’s supposed to...

10-31-2011 03:41 PM

Is this a good value bandsaw (Craftsman)? - 9 replies“for sale a 12” craftsman stand up bandsaw does need a saw blade other than that it is in perfect working order stands about 4.5 feet tall” My first post! I’m just getting in to woodworking, but I want good quality, mostly used, equipment due to budget const...

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