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|03-09-2017 03:02 AM||
New Workshop Electrical Question - 78 replies
Hello everyone,Let me preface what I’m about to type by saying I’m a complete electrical newbie and have been trying to learn for the past few weeks in preparation of wiring for my new workshop (3 car tandem garage). I am moving into a new construction home and want to add a bunch of 220 and 110 outlets with surface mounted conduit. ...
|10-01-2016 10:29 PM||
Chicago Suburbs - Bessey 50" Clamps (10) - 2 replies
I’m moving cross country and have decided to part with this set of 10 Bessey 50” clamps. They are the older style but still work great. I’d like to sell them as the lot of 10 as I don’t want to be packing any of them up so as of now I’m not willing to split them unless I get enough buyers to purchase them all. $...
|09-12-2016 01:12 AM||
I’m moving cross country and have decided that the best way to move these two machines is in a UHaul with a low deck hitched to my Ram 1500 truck. I’m facing a few issues and would like to discuss them (read: get reassurance that I’m not crazy or going to completely destroy my machines). The SawStop is roughly 350lbs and the A3...
|09-10-2016 07:03 PM||
My moving sale continues and I need to move this band saw. It’s barely used as I used the Grizzly 14” mostly that I sold in my other ad. This is a clone of the Rikon 10-305 with a smaller price tag and different paint job. Asking $100. Rikon: https://www.amazon.com/Rikon-10-305-Bandsaw-Fence-10-Inch/dp/B0032YZB2S/ref=sr_1...
|09-03-2016 04:35 PM||
Hey everyone,I’m moving cross country and selling a couple of my tools that I plan on upgrading in the future just so I don’t have to move them. All of the machines are in fantastic shape and used (rather sparingly) in a hobby garage shop and come with manuals and all parts. Here is what I have: 1. Grizzly G0555LX with 6” r...
|08-21-2016 09:00 PM||
Chicago Area FREE: Tons of woodworking magazines - 10 replies
I have a few years worth of woodworking magazines (WOOD, ShopNotes, Woodsmith) from the past couple of years that I’d like to give someone. No cost to you, just have to come pick it up ASAP as we are packing up for a possible move. See the image, you can have the binders/plastic sheets they’re in as well.
|05-02-2016 01:40 PM||
FREE in Chicago Suburbs: Tool Shop Scroll Saw - 3 replies
I have this Tool Shop (Menards in house brand) scroll saw that my father in law gave me a while ago and don’t have a use for it as I have a DeWalt 788. I’d like to give it to someone who is in need. It’s obviously not the best scroll saw in town and I’ve actually never even used/turned it on but it’s free and if you...
|04-10-2016 10:28 PM||
I’m selling my Porter Cable 150 PSI 6 gallon air compressor. The unit is in working order however the tank pressure goes all the way up to 150 PSI and it tries to keep going at which point the safety valve opens and drops it back down to about 60 PSI and starts the process all over again. I’ve been using it by just not allowing it to...
|01-06-2016 01:17 PM||
How do I do this? - 2 replies
I’m trying to make a cheese slicer as seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkIYe8qRaFc I’ve spoken with Mitch through email but he’s a busy man to track down and while I’ve gotten responses to my questions I’m still not 100% sure I’m understanding him correctly. What I’m trying to accomplish is...
|01-03-2016 05:02 PM||
Porter Cable Pancake Compressor Issue - 29 replies
Hey everyone,I don’t use my air compressor often as I don’t do that much air nailing but for the occasional task I turn it on and let it build up the pressure before use. The other day I needed to use my brad nailer so I turned it on and let it build up. It took longer than usual which I found curious and then all of a sudden it st...
|12-29-2015 01:12 AM||
Hammer A3-31 Helical Head Streaks - 16 replies
Hello,I purchased my A3-31 in early winter end of 2014 but didn’t actually take delivery until April 2015 as I had my second child last November and with winter and the second baby I knew there would be no time for woodworking so I held off. It turns out that even after it was delivered I didn’t get much time until now since the baby...
|12-13-2015 03:12 PM||
Find CNC near you link? - 4 replies
I know there is a site that allows you to easily find someone with a CNC willing to help out near you and I’ve seen it posted a bunch of times but of course when I actually need it I can’t find it. Does someone have the link handy? Very much appreciate it.
|03-27-2015 01:55 PM||
Again, as with the jointer, I’ll just link directly to the CL ad. http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/tls/4951337473.html
|03-27-2015 01:54 PM||
Rather than rehashing all the details you can see the listing on CL here with pictures http://chicago.craigslist.org/nwc/tls/4951330032.html
|12-29-2014 05:30 PM||
Online Tool Database, Does One Exist? - 10 replies
Hey everyone,I was just wondering if any of you know of a site where it has a categorized display of power tools that can be looked at and compared quickly from all tool makers? Think of, lets say, the home depot site and how you can view a tool, look at its specs/reviews, and then compare it with another tool on their site. Does anything like...
|11-26-2014 02:11 AM||
Hammer A3-31 Owners, Please Help - 12 replies
Hey everyone,I’ve been contemplating upgrading my setup to the Hammer A3-31 for what seems like 6 months now. I have read and re-read everything I can find about it, watched every YouTube video I saw, and gotten quotes from the reps twice now. The latest “review” of the A3-31 that was recently posted, taken down, and re-poste...
|11-16-2014 09:27 PM||
Woodsmith Shop S8E6 Demilune Table Finish - 2 replies
On episode 6 of season 8 of woodsmith shop they made a very nice Demilune table. Here are the plans for it: http://www.woodsmithshop.com/download/806/demilune-table.pdf If anyone saw this episode (it’s not as evident in the images in that PDF) you’d have seen that there was a few different woods used including mahogany, maple, an...
|10-12-2014 02:05 PM||
HF Polisher on cast iron? - 9 replies
I’m never able to get a nice sheen on my cast iron so I was thinking of going the power tool route to buff the wax out and using this: http://t.harborfreight.com/6-inch-compact-palm-polisher-90219.html Would this work? I’m assuming I’d need to use a buffing pad instead and it looks like someone in the comments converted it t...
|09-21-2014 02:29 PM||
Incra Wonderfence and feather boards? - 4 replies
I was routing some rabbets in 3/4” maple this weekend and I wanted to put feather boards on the wonder fence to hold them down to the table so I just had to focus on pushing the stock through and against the fence. I tried the Kreg and Rockler feather boards and neither ones slots allowed me to put the FB high enough to clear the stock com...
|08-24-2014 06:41 PM||
SawMill Creek - Fun Times - 34 replies
I’ve been a member of LJs since I started woodworking almost 3 years ago now and for about a year I could not figure out why I couldn’t join SMC when I tried to register my usual username that I use on almost every forum wood related or not, mprzybylski. I eventually read somewhere that they only allow real names to be registered so ...