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Forum topic by Davycrockett posted 04-08-2016 08:11 PM 354 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Davycrockett

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04-08-2016 08:11 PM

Hi! My name is Dave and I am an inspiring woodworker. I’ve been a LJ lurker for a while. The info is insane! Anyway I am slowly trying to build a dedicated wood shop in a corner of my pole barn.My current setup is in my old chicken coop reverted into an all around shop. I scored a 10” Rockwell contractor saw from work for nothing but my time to haul it away. Upgrades so far include: Freud Diablo 40 tooth Combo blade, HF link belt, and homemade zero clearance insert and pals. I have a new power switch from Amazon on its way. I am in the process of building a Delta T-2 type fence to replace the junk OEM Rockwell fence. Yeah I know I could order a t2 kit from Home Depot for under $200 but I’m thrifty (my wife says cheap????) Plus I have all the steel to make it. I’m gonna have a welder friend weld it up. I’m gonna have about &100 in the saw when it is all said and done.Also I just picked up a Grizzly G1021 planer in good condition for $400. It included a smaller Grizzly dust collector, mobile base, two portable roller stands, and extra set of sharp knives, setting jig, and manuals. I also got him to throw in two Coleman lanterns!???? He ran two pieces of 5/4 oak thru and it didn’t miss a beat with little snipe. Gear oil change is first and foremost as is a thorough cleaning. I also picked up a Delta (USA) 14” bandsaw with riser block and spare blade for $150 last month. This machine is pristine! My next goals are a substantial jointer probably a long bed 6” or 8” and drill press, used of coarse. Anyways thanks for providing such an informative site!

-- Dave


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ChefHDAN

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#1 posted 04-09-2016 12:04 AM

Welcome to LJ Dave!

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conifur

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#2 posted 04-09-2016 12:10 AM

You got some good products at great prices. I would look for a cheap Shop Smith for your DP and sanding station, they are variable speed no belt/pulley changing, and the lower tubes can be cut shorter to reduce its foot print.

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#3 posted 04-09-2016 12:12 AM

WOW! Great stuff! congrats

-- Chuck, Michigan,

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