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1366 days ago

A Saw, is a Saw, is a Saw.....or is it?? - 10 replies

OK…....I’m perplexed!!!!.........whilst in the porcelain reading room….....perusing catalogs….........I find there are portable table saws…......contractor saws…..........cabinet saws…............and …........... hybrid saws!!! What the heck is a hybrid saw????? Someone please enlighten me...

1374 days ago

After Market Fence System - 13 replies

Howdy all…... The stock fence on my table saw leaves a lot to be desired….......so …............I’m contemplating a new system.Due to the slimness of my wallet…...i can’t afford a Beismeyer or Incra TS-LS fence….....I have narrowed my affordable fence choices down to 3…...... Vega U50Shopfox ...

1430 days ago

Posting Pictures - 9 replies

Buenos Dias It appears that Photobucket has made some changes to their web site since I last posted pictures. Have spent the last two evenings trying to get my pix posted in a blog to be the correct size….......seems no matter what is tried…......i.e resizing the pix on Photobucket…....when it comes time to insert the pho...

1435 days ago

Rust Remover - 10 replies

I recently acquired an older Craftsman tool that works like a champ…...but has more rust on it than a 100 year old box car!!!! I recall a few LJers that have done extensive rust removal whilst restoring older machinery…..but can’t seem to find the blogs. What is a good rust remover and the proper procedure for attacking t...

1662 days ago

Shopping Costco - 19 replies

A retired friend of mine sent this to me and decided to share it with everyone here…........enjoy! This is a warning to all not yet retired to watch out for those of us over 62 looking to make people laugh and stretch our imaginations. Yesterday I was at my local COSTCO buying a large bag of Kirkland NutraNuggets dog chow for my loy...

1686 days ago

2x4 Studs - 8 replies

We all know that a standard 2×4 stud is 92 5/8” (92.625).....why? when framing a wall panel, a standard 2×4x96 is used….2×4s are 1.5×3.5”......so with a bottom and top plate married together with a stud,.....the total height is 95.625” this is smaller than a standard 4×8 sheet of plywood or ...

1772 days ago

Gummed-Up Miter Saw - 6 replies

When adjusting my saw for cutting various angles…..the base doesn’t turn smoothly, sort of a gritty feeling and I can’t get it to go all the way to 45 on one side. Initial inspection showed a build up of saw dust etc between the rotating base, the fixed base and under the guides. I’ve taken it apart and cleaned it on num...


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