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|1282 days ago||
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 ...
|1285 days ago||
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...
|1296 days ago||
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
|1328 days ago||
women in woodworking VS woodworking 101 for men - 14 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...
|1331 days ago||
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...
|1352 days ago||
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
|1384 days ago||
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...