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|94 days ago||
Deta T2 fence - 7 replies
Got a Question.Just got a Delta T2 fence for my Craftsman hybrid TS, the holes line up on the rails, I never remember ever using the fence to the left so does anyone think moving the rails to the right a notch cause any problems ?It will give me 8” more rip, Ill just move the scale.ThanksMark
|817 days ago||
Longrifle - 23 replies
Hi,Anyone build a longrifle?I built a Thompson Center Arms kit in 1975, thinking of doing it again, Flintlock with a long Barrel.They are a HOOT to SHOOT!Any suggjestions.I have a book and Track the Wolf Catalog.Thanks
|953 days ago||
Milwaukee 12v drill - 0 replies
Just retired my Makita 6011 12 v driver, got it in 1996 and bought 3 batteries.I saw this Milwaukee 12 v and for a little more than 2 nicad batteries I bought it ,$129 Home Dumpo.I want to know why none of you ever told me about the 1 hand chucks ? what else are you keeping secret.Anyway when I let go the trigger sometimes the bit loosens , is t...
|954 days ago||
? on HF 2 HP collector - 9 replies
Hi all, I was wondering if all the debris goes through the inpeller on this machine ? Seems like it wouldn’t last long.I have a Delta USA made 3/4 HP that sits on top of a plastic barrel, the heavy debris falls to the bottom of the barrel and only dust goes through the impeller, it sits outside and the outlet just goes in a trash can.I was...
|986 days ago||
Free Flush trim bits - 19 replies
I just got a pkg in the mail from the handyman club of america with 5 carbide flush trim router bits nicley packaged in plastic boxes.They say pay $24.99 for them and bi monthly they will send another collection. OR check no and SEND THEM BACK with the prepaid postage enclosed.I would like to take a survey What would you do?By the way they said...
|1244 days ago||
Guitar - 1 reply
Anyone build a guitar from Grizzly or other ?Any thoughts or guidance will be apreciated.Thanks
|1319 days ago||
Ridgid tools? Lifetime warrany Batteries TOO! - 3 replies
Hey all,I have decided to get a Rigid spindle/belt oc sander from reviews here and on FWW, I noticed on their website they have a limited time lifetime warranty on their power tools and it covers normal wear and tear, and even free replacement batteries for cordless tools .Has anyone delt with them, how’s their tools.I was going to buy the...
|1599 days ago||
Thompson lathe tools? - 5 replies
Anyone have opinions on these turning tools? http://www.thompsonlathetools.com/products.asp I just got a Jet 12X20 and loving it except for the $ for tools to turn with, got some Sorby tools and am aproaching the lathe price!!These sound good and are priced right, making handles for them would be entertaining. They also have some good inf...
|1653 days ago||
Table Saw Q - 4 replies
OK, I have a Craftsman Hybrid Tablesaw, 1 1/2 HP 10”.I’m not the sharpest chisel in the shed but I CAN hold an edge.Can anyone tell me why I need my fence rails to extend out the left side of my saw?I have 25” to the right, 24” to the left.Why would I need to set the fence to the left??Could I saw off the left rails (fo...
|1670 days ago||
Iturra Bandsaw Guide Rollers - 2 replies
I just got a Delta 14” bandsaw with metal rub blocks, Iturra Designs has band rollers, standard bearing and ceramic bearing, $60 and $80.They fit into the Delta guides like the metal inserts. (See link below)Just wondering if any LJ’s have tried them? Are they worth the upgrade?I plan on replacing the metal ones with cool blocks and...
|1680 days ago||
Lenox bandsaw blade? - 2 replies
I just got a USA Delta 14” bandsaw on Craigslist, $200, after quickly setting the guides per the bandsaw book by Bird it run smooth and tracked straight (set a nickle on the table and it stood up for quite awhile) I am installing a riser block, it came with a carter high tension spring. Also He said it had a Woodslicer blade, it cut a ...
|1713 days ago||
Woodworkers Guild of America?/ Woodsmith! - 4 replies
Hi, anybody else get a DVD and sales package from these Clowns? Woodworkers Guild of AmericaIn the package it says if I DONT want to join (or buy) send the DVD back, if You do keep it and you will (join / buy)!! What kind of hokey pokey marketing is that!Now I watched about 1 Min of it and the guy was marking a sheet of ply to cut, he said, s...
|1746 days ago||
Help, How To make small box Feet or Legs> - 3 replies
Hi All,Anybody have information on how to make the FEET or LEGS on a Box like this?I was thinking of cutting some moulding or doing somr slick trick on the router table.Thanks.
|1751 days ago||
Calling ALL Finish Guru's - 5 replies
Hi All,I was thinking if I mixed my own Oil Varnish Wax Finish and using Outdoor Varnish , (Spar Varnish or Outdoor Poly), would it help control UV from fading or darkening wood like Paduk or Purpleheart?I do not need protection fom the elements, just UV. Thanks
|1763 days ago||
Bandsaw Q - 17 replies
Been researching for the last few months and trying to decide what bandsaw will fit my needs.I have heard all the pros and cons of the different makes and models but size is what I am down to.I need (OK I want) something that will resaw (mostly 8” or less) AND cut with a small blade for intricate work.I am down to 18” or 19” G...
|1763 days ago||
Wish I lived in Ohio - 4 replies
I was searching for deals today and found this on Ebay a steal I think ,Just in case someone is in http://cgi.ebay.com/Delta-Unisaw-50-Unifence-Rockwell-Delta-20-Bandsaw_W0QQitemZ140258869829QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item140258869829&_trkparms=72%3A552%7C39%3A1%7C66%3A2%7C65%3A12%7C240%3A1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14
|1800 days ago||
DEAL? what do ya think - 7 replies
I found this on Craiglist after drooling over Russels wood stash, looks like a deal to me, how about it , think so? http://losangeles.craigslist.org/sfv/mat/750149817.html
|1812 days ago||
Lumber or Firewood? - 9 replies
Hi, I have this Pine tree that died , It is big, 2’6” trunk at bottom, must be 40” tall.The tree men are coming soon to remove it, does anyone think it would be worth the trouble to have some long pieces rough cut into slabs and dried for lumber?Pine is not my favorite wood but it just kills me to think good wood will be going ...
|1820 days ago||
Dust extractors, shop vacs - 6 replies
Hi all, I need some input on Festool, Fein, Rigid, shop vacs.I have a Festool 5” ROS, hooked to my dust collector it dosen’t work, I have a 25 year old shop vac that works but sounds like an F-16 and have to shake the filter clean qute often.I have been sorting through different brands/models and need something quieter.Festool miniFe...
|1830 days ago||
Incra Dovetailers - 3 replies
Hi all, For all incra jig users.I am in the long process of finishing my Router Workstation, 3 of the drawer heights did not match any of the templates, so I found this program a while ago (and was skeptical) didn’t give it much thought until now.I plugged in the drawer heights and bit and spacing ect. Out came a drawing of what it would l...