So the wife has been VERY generous lately and let me pick up a lathe and all kinds of fun pen making parts and wood… SO… I wanted to do something nice for her in return. I’ve entered her in a local contest that could win her a...
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Location: Charlotte, NC
Hobbyist woodworker... slowly getting the bug and adding to the tool collection. When my wife allows it that is... Drum building/finishing is the gateway drug that got me interested in tackling more wood working projects.
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I’m a little slow when it comes to my own personal projects but when your planer is in pieces and the weather is getting warmer it’s time to act. Once the temperature in the “shop” got above 70 I was able to slide the new c...
So I managed to get the nut off the end of the old cutter head finally… I realized that my bench vise isn’t here and had to improvise a bit. Thankfully I had a pipe wrench handy and I wasn’t terribly concerned about mucking up th...
I spent 2 hours today trying to bang out the bearings on the old cutter head… What should have been a relatively easy install resulted in me having to nearly tear apart the entire planer so that I could get a punch to the far side of the hea...
Gotta love when you luck out and the shipper turns out to just be one state away… Just a quick photo for now. Was hoping to get it installed tonight but ended up watching a movie with the wife instead. These guys do a DARN good job of pac...