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07-20-2014 02:00 PM

AC ??? - 17 replies

I was recently given a nice window ac. My thoughts are to cut it into the wall. My shop always has this musty smell unless I open the overhead, then it seems like everything sweats. For those that use window ac do you just leave it run or turn it on and off when coming and going. My shop time is very up and down at best. I hate to leave it ...

06-23-2014 01:30 AM

turning a BS into a saw mill - 7 replies

I keep coming across this on CL. I really don’t have the room for a BS of this size in the shop. I was looking for some input as to making it into a home made mill. Anyone out there ever think about doing something of this nature. Just thinking out loud. Thanks guys

05-12-2014 01:10 AM

Scrollsaw bowl - 6 replies

I stumbled onto this tonight. I thought it was net.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q2mUbgmwP0

04-24-2014 03:06 AM

anyone heard of kat creek guitars - 9 replies

I have my “6 artdeco delta jointer on CL. Today I was contacted by Kathy Creek looking to buy it. She is in Los Alamos NM (I’m in South Bend IN)and wants me to ship it to her, and either Paypal or wire me the money. There is a website , and she sent a phone number in the Email. My first question is am I nuts. And has anyone ...

04-15-2014 09:18 PM

Deal alert Northern Indiana 30"+36" bandsaw - 5 replies

http://southbend.craigslist.org/tls/4422914862.html I have no affiliation I just stumbled upon them and said D*mn.

04-08-2014 02:04 AM

mdf for wood storage rack?? - 8 replies

So 2 weeks ago I was rebuilding my miter bench(19’ wall of cabinets). I was weighing out my options for a top, and stumbled on mdf at the restore across town. I went out there it was 1/2 off day. I ended up with 4 8’ maple cabinet fillers, 3 8’ cherry fillers, and 6 4×8 sheets of 1 1/8” mdf for just under $35. No...

03-26-2014 03:14 PM

miter bench and sliding chopsaw setups - 2 replies

I am currently in the middle of rearranging 3/4 of my shop. In doing so I am moving/rebuilding my miter saw bench. I have an older Dewalt slider. I want to have 8” in front of the fence. My dilemma (I’m sure many have) is whether to set the cabinets 32” from the wall to the front or push them back to the wall and frame a ho...

03-18-2014 10:19 PM

G0490X jointer info needed. - 5 replies

I recently picked up a Grizzly 1018 jointer. It needs bearings and belts. The belts are skinny v-belts. I was thinking of ordering a set of pulleys and belt from a G0490x. I figured going to a serpentine belt would be way better than the 2 skinny v-belts. I checked grizzly’s website and all the specs say is pulley. There is no info a...

03-16-2014 09:00 PM

I need parts for a vega lathe - 3 replies

A good friend just picked up a nice older vega wood lathe. The snag he is running into is that he has no face plate. It has a 1 1/8”- 8tpi spindle. It seems like a bastard size. Does anyone out there know where to get accessories for this.

03-14-2014 11:07 PM

joiner values - 9 replies

So I did a little shopping today. I picked up a Grizzly 1018 with a mobile base for $350. It came from an auction so it was as is where is. I got it home and put back together. it came to life. I cleaned it up, but there is a shimmy (bad belts), and a little bit of a bearing noise. Now it comes to the dilemma of what to do with my delta 37...

03-14-2014 01:14 PM

Steel city 13"HH planer $400 - 1 reply

heres the CL listing http://southbend.craigslist.org/tls/4373393001.html

03-13-2014 01:13 AM

What tool brand to choose - 1 reply

I read a post where another LJ was investigating a HH for his planer and it sent me on a quest to see what it would cost for my planer. $1300 I have a jet JWP-20H. Interestingly enough it lead me to Grizzly They had the best price. They were $300 cheaper than Byrd. Upon reading the specs I found it interesting that the same head fit 14 diffe...

12-25-2013 10:22 PM

Wixey WR510 Digital Planer Readout - 10 replies

I have a little christmas money to play with. I was looking for feedback on a planer digital readout. I have seen the wixey and wondered if that was it or are there other comparable units out there. If you have one please let me know what you think. If you have something else let me know. As always thanks guys.

12-23-2013 10:03 PM

Over flowing your DC - 10 replies

Well to start I want to say I have until 1/6/14 off work. I have been spending a lot of time in the shop planing. I was wondering what you all do to keep from over filling your DC. I have a custom 3 HP cyclone with a barrel separator in line before the cyclone. It can be seen here. It has a 50 gallon & 30 gallon barrel. I can plane for ...

11-23-2013 12:58 AM

Going to look at a new to me jointer - 14 replies

I am going to look at a G1018 tomrrow. Here is the add. The asking price is $400. This would be my first grizzly. The asking price is a little over half of what it cost new, so I am on the fence and don’t want to rush in. It is in the price range I just wanted some input from the The guys I respect for tool advice. I use my 6” ...

10-07-2013 03:43 PM

sharpening prices?? - 5 replies

I just dropped off my planer knives to be sharpened at the only place in town that could(20” knives). He charges $.40 an inch. That comes to $24 + tax. Also I asked him if he had any recomendations on a new set of knives. He said he could order me a set. I asked what quality they were and his response was “I use them in my machi...

10-05-2013 10:50 PM

DJ15 jointer advise. - 7 replies

I have seen a DJ15 posted on CL a few times. He is asking a little more than I was looking to spend. I was wondering if anyone had any input for me, also I was wondering if anyone knew the bed length? He’s asking $750 I know where I can pick up a dj20 for $850. The only reason I am looking to upgrade is for more bed length. I was real...

09-20-2013 05:56 PM

Skid gloat for post - 2 replies

I went to get some skids for stacking fire wood on. When I got to the place he said take all you want. So I went around back to the dumpster and found these. They are all W/O, cherry, maple, and a little hickory. I got 2 skids with 12’ w/o 3×4’s. I was wondering how they would weather as post for a lean to on the side of my sh...

09-06-2013 02:09 AM

need help with pricing quandary - 9 replies

I was contacted by the president of my local and asked to build something for my local union hall. I feel kind of special that out of 800 guys he called upon me to do it. That being said, what I am building is basically a 1/2 wall with raised panels. It will have a center section at 4’ x 4’ then on each side of that it will have a...

08-14-2013 10:55 PM

choosing a 23 ga pinner - 1 reply

Does anyone have this pinner? I was looking for real world insight because I might be able to pick you a used one for under $30. Also looking for opinions on a dewalt miter saw. I am not sure weather to go new@$330 or refurbished@$290.

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