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Forum topic by hairy posted 01-31-2010 02:13 AM 1962 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-31-2010 02:13 AM

I’m in the midst of a project, and need a spindle steady. I’ve seen a lot of homemade, and they look good. I’m thinking of buying instead of making, but all thoughts are appreciated. The only 2 that I have seen commercially made are the Oneway and Woodcraft. I have never used one. For a Jet 12 -20. Thanks!

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#1 posted 01-31-2010 02:55 AM

Woodcraft may be the best bet. I went to Jet, but the only one they talk about is on the JWL-1220.

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#2 posted 01-31-2010 08:13 AM

I think Grizzly has one very reasonable

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#3 posted 01-31-2010 02:38 PM

I use the Oneway and have been very happy with it. Its very sturdy and adjusts easily. I’ve had mine for at least 10 years or so.

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#4 posted 01-31-2010 05:23 PM

I forgot about Grizzly. It’s basically the same as Woodcraft. From what I can see, Oneway uses rubber wheels, the other 2 appear to be bearings.

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