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06-17-2010 03:47 AM

New or Used ?? - 40 replies

I have been thinking a lot about this lately and another LJer is asking about which saw he should buy and it has prompted me to ask the question….Would you buy a used tool or only new ones?Personally I have bought most of my tools off of Craigslist and I think that it is the greatest thing since sliced bread!So far this year I have bought ...

06-14-2010 05:08 AM

Electric run and wire size - 19 replies

Okay I know that it is a little late to be asking these questions but here goes….Last week at work I ran a new electric line for an instant water heater for the kitchen area in the sales office. I ended up running a three wire loose line of 12 gauge with a 20 amp breaker and a 15 amp outlet. The run was a little less than 60 feet. The heat...

06-03-2010 06:45 AM

Rockwell Drill Press 15-091 - 7 replies

Hello all…. I just bought an older Rockwell Drill Press model #15-091. I need some help, I went to the Delta site and was unable to find any information for this drill press. I am looking to change the chuck to a 1/2 inch chuck….any ideas where I can find information?Thanks for any help that you can give.Mike

05-02-2010 04:50 PM

women in woodworking VS woodworking 101 for men - 20 replies

There is a forum that has been going for a couple of days now about a retailer in the Seattle area that had chosen to offer a woodworking class that was exclusive to men only, and they had another class that was offered to women only that was called sawdust therapy for women.I have followed that forum and found it interesting to say the least. A...

04-29-2010 04:06 AM

Kreg deck jig - 6 replies

Okay I know that this is not exactly a woodworking question, but it does involve a company that most of us really do like and appreciate. My question is simply “has anyone had the opportunity to use the new Kreg Deck Jig yet”. The reason for my question is that I have two deck projects on the books for the next month and have heard...

04-08-2010 06:14 AM

parts for festool - 3 replies

I bought a used Festool RO 150 E random orbital sander today and am trying to find where I can purchase minor parts outside of the “normal” wear items such as sanding discs and pads.Does anyone have any ideas?Thanks,Mike

03-07-2010 06:31 AM

Festool.....there I've said the ugly word! - 33 replies

Today I was able to convince my wife to go shopping….my kind of shopping that is. I went to Rockler, Woodcraft, Woodworkers Source, and Timber. The last stop was at Timber a locally owned company here in Mesa. At the last store I thought of a conversation that has been ongoing here in the forum arena for quite some time. Can a tool that co...

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