LumberJocks

Jet cabinet saw re-hab #13: ways and arbor are ready

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Mainiac Matt posted 493 days ago 867 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 12: Top gets sanded Part 13 of Jet cabinet saw re-hab series Part 14: stripped threads repaired & wings sanded »

(I posted this as a response to an earlier entry by mistake, and am moving it here as a new entry… sorry if you double read)

the ways cleaned up pretty well… a bit discolored but smooth….

I’m told that it’s better off to NOT lubricate the ways, as they will become a dust magnet. Any thoughts? Maybe wax?

arbor is back together turning smooth with no slop… I’m anxious to measure the run out.

HF link belts put on…

I’m 4 links shy of putting together a third belt :^(

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!



5 comments so far

View DIYaholic's profile

DIYaholic

12943 posts in 1276 days


#1 posted 493 days ago

What about a “Dry Lubricant”...

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

3837 posts in 930 days


#2 posted 492 days ago

Ya know… we used to have a can of dry molly around work…. I should experiment and see if it would be appropriate….

I got a 20% of HF coupon via. e-mail and since it was also good for web orders I broke down and ordered another 5’ link belt

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

View Bluepine38's profile

Bluepine38

2876 posts in 1686 days


#3 posted 492 days ago

I use a dry graphite lube on my saws cast iron trunnions and it works good, slick and no sawdust sticking.

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

View Bogeyguy's profile

Bogeyguy

457 posts in 669 days


#4 posted 492 days ago

How do rate the quality of the HF links belts???

-- Art, Pittsburgh.

View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Mainiac Matt

3837 posts in 930 days


#5 posted 491 days ago

I’ve been using the HF link belt on my very old Craftsman jointer for a couple years now and it’s working very well.

I’d guess that it decreased the noise and vibration by ~1/3.

The jointer has a home made motor mount and isn’t the best set up…. so I’m anxious to see how they perform on the TS.

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase