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06-24-2017 09:43 PM

Do I need a riser block on a 1HP 14" bandsaw? - 4 replies

Im about to receive a Delta 28-400 as a gift. It seems sturdy, but I just realized that it’s a one piece construction and can not be extended with a riser block. It’s my first bandsaw, and in theory I would like the option of resawing and making veneers, but have no idea if I’ll get to it. I will mostly be building stuff for...

04-25-2017 11:36 PM

Latest in entry level floor drill presses? - 14 replies

With the Porter Cable 15” PCB660DP discontinued, I can’t think of an alternative in that price range. There’s Wen (fake reviews?), and Harbor Freight, which I know too well. The HF 17” 43389 has gotten a decent reputation though. Otherwise, nothing up to Jet $600 territory. Any ideas?

08-11-2016 01:32 AM

Bosch router guide adapter for threaded guides - problem - 5 replies

I have the Bosch RA1100 adapter for older Porter Cable style threaded guides. I got a cheap starter set by ShopFox. There’s too much play between the the adapter and bushing. I haven’t used these guides before so I can’t tell if the guides or the adapter are defective. Or maybe this gap is normal. Hand tightend it moves. Am I m...

07-21-2016 06:33 AM

Blade alignment problem with my DeWalt 7491rs - 2 replies

I recently got a the DWE 7491rs job site table saw due to limited space. After a long and frustrating attempt to get the blade parallel with both miter slots, I took it to the local service center. My expectation was to get 0.001” precision. Today I received it back. The result is that the blade is perfectly parallel with the left slot,...

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