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|03-14-2014 07:43 PM||
Delay Opening Posts - 51 replies
For the past few days this site has been very slow. Every time I open a thread, it takes several seconds to load every single time….didn’t used to be that way. The website loads quickly like it always has, but not the threads. Is it the site or did something change on my PC? ...(maybe the threads need some oil?). ;-)
|01-14-2014 10:28 PM||
Griz has some attractive deals on some of their purple bits, and am wondering what people thought of them. I’ve tried the greens ones and would rate them roughly on par with MLCS, Woodline, Woodriver, and other decent entry level Asian bits. Grizzly touts the purple ones as better (“best” according to them)....my assumption i...
|01-12-2014 01:04 PM||
I spotted this in the Rochester CL, and thought it looked like a nice deal for someone – Grizzly G1023S 3hp cabinet saw with Shop Fox Classic fence and a sliding miter table. It’s right tilt, and looks to be in good shape. I have no association with this saw whatsover. http://rochester.craigslist.org/tls/4283023397.html
|12-09-2013 09:31 PM||
10% Off Grizzly Tools via Sears? - 6 replies
Sears website is currently showing some Grizzly tools for sale on their website. Today only, Ebates.com is offering 10% Cashback on Sears purchases….in addition to signing up, the only requirement I’m aware of is that the transaction must be originated through the Ebates.com website. The money comes back to you in about 60 days via...
|12-09-2013 10:26 AM||
This is not my saw, and I don’t know the seller, but I thought it merited an “FYI” in case someone might be interested. Looks like a pretty solid deal to me. http://rochester.craigslist.org/tls/4234455521.html
|12-08-2013 11:25 PM||
Craftsman 1hp Reversible Table Saw Motor - 4 replies
This a 120v 14 amp 1hp Sears Craftsman table saw motor made in the USA…3450 rpms. It came from a 113.298### contractor saw, and runs like it should….smooth, quiet, strong, etc. The rotation is reversible. The pulley is included, and I can fit a belt, throat insert, arbor washer/arbor nut, and an Alignarip insert in the box as well, i...
|11-23-2013 07:05 PM||
Marples Record 04 Hand Plane - 16 replies
This is the first hand plane I’ve purchased in quite a while. It’s a Marples Record 04….nothing particularly special about it, not my favorite plane, not old, not rare, and not my best plane, but it was too good a deal to pass up at $20 plus s/h. That Hock blade was a big part of the allure. It should clean up beautifully. ...
|10-27-2013 11:34 AM||
Hi gang – It’s time for a new mattress and I’m looking for collective feedback from the group here. We’ve had a box spring mattress for years that’s seen better days….we added a 2” memory foam topper to it a couple of years ago that has helped, but it’s really not a permanent cure for a worn out m...
|02-22-2013 12:11 AM||
One of the strangest thing I've done in my life.... - 25 replies
I don’t venture into the off topic forum much, but had to share this. I got up this morning shaved, showered, brushed my hair, cleaned my ears, brushed my teeth, took my blood pressure pill, got dressed for work, checked the charge and clipped my phone to my belt. While fumbling for my shoes in the dark, I noticed that my wife’s c...
|12-26-2012 03:13 PM||
sold - 0 replies
|11-11-2012 03:56 PM||
These are not mine, and I have no association with the sellers, but thought both looked like pretty solid buys for anyone searching for a decent table saw in the WNY or CNY area. 1. Jet Special Edition 3hp cabinet saw with 54” fence (asking $825) 2. Ridgid TS3612 1.5hp contractor saw with router table ($250) (dunno if both fence...
|10-08-2012 09:17 PM||
SOLD Craftsman 113.298032 Contractor Saw - SOLD - 3 replies
SOLD I’ve bought several of these older Emerson made contractor saws and sold them off for parts. This weekend I acquired one that’s just in too darn nice shape to sell as pieces, so I thought I’d offer it up here in case anyone knows of someone in the western NY area looking for a nice deal on a good full size contractor s...
|10-06-2012 05:18 PM||
SOLD Here are a couple of nice very well made vintage bench planes that’d be better users than collectors due to the lack of a prestigious brand name. Both are fully functional, no cracks, chips, drill holes, etc., no significant rust accumulation, knobs and totes are fully intact (no cracks or repaired breaks), full blades, Japanning ...
|10-05-2012 02:22 PM||
SOLD - Freud Diablo D1050X ATB/R 50T - 0 replies
SOLD New Freud Diablo D1050X ATB/R 50 tooth 10” combination saw blade. Made in Italy, 3/32” thin kerf, Permashield coating, brand new in manufacturer’s packaging. Send me a PM if interested SOLD
|09-23-2012 11:04 PM||
Ridgid R4330 Planer - Handwheel Mod - 9 replies
Well, I finally found a use that for cheesy plastic combo square I bought from the Dollar Store in 2001…..who knew that a “square” wouldn’t be square?! Anyway, I used the aluminum ruler as an extension for the tiny handwheel on my Ridgid R4330. That little wheel was always really a nuisance to use….this helps alot...
|09-22-2012 06:30 PM||
More Craigslist Insanity - 39 replies
Listings like these make me wonder where people get their price information. This ad has 3 used tools listed in nice condition, and each one is near the original MSRP or higher. They did a nice job with the listing and pics, just not the pricing. http://rochester.craigslist.org/tls/3282183013.html ALL FOR SALE!!!! Rigid 6 1/8” J...
|09-08-2012 07:47 PM||
Why Is Rough Sawn Lumber Cut In Such Long Lengths? - 22 replies
The title pretty much states my question. I have a small shop and limited storage space…most of my wood storage is less than 8 feet wide, so most of the time that I buy rough sawn lumber I end up cutting it into pieces that’ll fit my rack. In my 11 years of woodworking I’ve only once needed a piece of lumber that even approa...
|09-04-2012 05:06 PM||
Some Old Tools...Anything Interesting Here? - 26 replies
Hi gang – While cleaning the shop I got to poking around some of the old hand tools I’ve picked up over the years. I’ve got some working knowledge of old bench planes so haven’t shown those, but I know next to nothing when it comes to old bit braces, compass planes, etc. I’m not looking to sell anything, but am cu...
|08-14-2012 01:44 PM||
In case anyone in western or central NY is looking for a used TS, these were both were posted on CL yesterday, and looked liked great deals to me. I have no association with these whatsoever….just passing along the info. Delta Platinum Edition Contractor saw w/Unifence - $325 Delta 34-445 w/Unifence - $250
|08-03-2012 11:39 AM||
Raw Linseed Oil - 16 replies
I bought an old can of raw linseed oil at a garage sale for 50 cents because the can was old enough to be cool. It’s still full and is still liquid….how long with that stuff keep? Also, I’ve used BLO in the past, but never raw LO….what can you do with the raw stuff?