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Glenn

140 posts in 1992 days


1876 days ago

Topic tags/keywords: question

I admit to buying cheap, Asian-made tools wherever possible. Problem is the manuals are often factually-erroneous, grammatically incorrect, or downright incomplete. Below are two parts left over after assembly of two power tools, and I’m hoping someone can identify them and/or tell me their purpose. The fork is shown for reference. The first:

20090611-001

is from a Ryobi drill press. The manual lists it as a “chuck tool” in the diagram of loose parts, but I can’t find any further reference to its purpose. Any ideas?

The second tool is from a 6” Harbor Freight jointer:

20090611-002

I can’t find this thing listed anywhere in the manual. Has anyone seen anything like this before? I assume it has something to do with the cutterhead…

-- Glenn, Arkansas


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PurpLev

8476 posts in 2253 days


#1 posted 1876 days ago

I think the fork is used for eating purposes…. I’ve seen it in some restaurants.

The first part “chuck tool” ?!? maybe you chuck it in the tool ? I cant really tell. lol

but the 2nd part looks like it’s used to set the blades in the cutterhead. kind of a handle to hold the blade as you put it in and lock it. would that make sense?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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patron

12976 posts in 1946 days


#2 posted 1876 days ago

the first is a chuck remover , or quill remover ,
put it in slot over chuck and tap with hammer to remove chuck from spindle .

the second is a knife setting stop , when you put knives back in machine use it to adjust the knifes
to same hieght , ( they are washboard close , as the knifes tend to drift when you tighten lugs , do so evenly ,
kind of like tightening lug nuts on a tire , little by little on each one ) .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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bayspt

292 posts in 2309 days


#3 posted 1876 days ago

I am assuming you have a DP with a morise taper lock chuck. This “tool” (or a screw driver or other instrument) is inserted in the slot in the spindel and used to “pry” the chuck out of the morise taper.
Move the spindel down and you should see the “slot”. on the other I guess I’m with PurpLev since I have no clue.

-- Jimmy, Oklahoma "It's a dog-eat-dog world, and I'm wearing milkbone underwear!"

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Glenn

140 posts in 1992 days


#4 posted 1876 days ago

Both of those procedures sound very scary. I think I’ll put them off for as long as possible. Thanks for the advice…

-- Glenn, Arkansas

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Don Newton

712 posts in 2223 days


#5 posted 1876 days ago

Hey Glenn,

How about a review of the tools once you get them up and running? I’m sure there are other Lumberjocks who don’t use a particular tool that ofen and would entertain buying a less expensive version. We all know that Powermatic and Sawstop make good tools.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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rtb

1099 posts in 2318 days


#6 posted 1876 days ago

Actually removing the chuck is just as simple as it sounds as the chuck is just held in place by pressure.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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bayspt

292 posts in 2309 days


#7 posted 1876 days ago

Yea the chuck is easy, setting Jointer knives however, is a exercise in paitence.

-- Jimmy, Oklahoma "It's a dog-eat-dog world, and I'm wearing milkbone underwear!"

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Kent Shepherd

2697 posts in 1891 days


#8 posted 1876 days ago

Setting jointer knives can also be a test of your religion!!!!!!!!!

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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FEDSAWDAVE

288 posts in 2037 days


#9 posted 1876 days ago

You won’t need to worry about removing any chucks. The Chinese crap will eventually just fall off…

-- http://www.federalsaw.com

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AdamThorpe

13 posts in 1895 days


#10 posted 1862 days ago

the actual name of the first tool is called a drift

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