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Jet JJ-6CSX #6: Long Time Coming but it's cutting nice and square!

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Blog entry by twoblacklabs posted 10-02-2013 01:37 AM 777 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Took a long time to get to this point and I neglected to update the blog. However, within the last 2 weeks, I was able to make some great progress. Over the last month and a half, I set up an electrolysis vat using our large recycling cart, car battery charger, bunch of rebar pieces, copper wire, water and washing soda.

It’s not completely done but it is usable. More pics once I’ve completely finished the project. (don’t hold your breath though. Might be awhile lol.)

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?



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ksubenny

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#1 posted 10-02-2013 01:40 AM

Great work, if it works as good as it looks I’d say you’ve got a winner!

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twoblacklabs

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#2 posted 10-02-2013 02:05 AM

Yes I do!

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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dog2bert

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#3 posted 10-02-2013 02:14 AM

How did you re-attach the depth of cut scale?

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twoblacklabs

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#4 posted 10-02-2013 02:40 AM

Temporarily, I have reused 2 Unslotted Screws for now. I will order a few soon. Frankly, the depth of cut isn’t an issue for me at this stage. I still have some tweeking (you don’t want me to twerk). For now, I have set the depth of cut to 1/64” via standard rule and a precision straight edge laid across the outfeed table.

http://blacksmithbolt.com/gpage34.html

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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twoblacklabs

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#5 posted 10-02-2013 02:43 AM

I am in the process of making a movable base for this beast. Hope to have it done tomorrow. First time I have actually been able to use rough cut Red Oak. Maple cost more and I want some experience using SOMETHING besides popular and pine. Splurged and got about 20’ board feet of Red Oak when I picked up my new CL Planer yesterday.
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/53725

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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Joe Lyddon

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#6 posted 10-02-2013 03:42 AM

F A N T A S T I C

R E B U I L D !!

You did a great job on that!

The electrolysis worked great for you… COOL, when you get the ‘hand’ of it!

Thank you the GREAT POST!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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doubleDD

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#7 posted 10-02-2013 03:55 AM

What a great job on the rebuild. Congrats.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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Kaleb the Swede

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#8 posted 10-02-2013 11:28 AM

WOW! It looks brand new! If you were to say you just bought it off the showroom floor, I would’ve believed you. I love seeing tools restored

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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BTimmons

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#9 posted 10-02-2013 04:08 PM

Yeah, what Kaleb said. It really does look brand new. Great job!

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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ratchet

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#10 posted 10-02-2013 08:28 PM

OMG…thats nice work! Should last another 100k cuts or so.

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