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11-30-2018 10:21 PM

High jumping sander - 5 replies

I have a Milwaukee random orbit sander that until recently has been a good sander, it just started jumping when I place it on my project, it is uncontrollable, I have cleaned it out by taking it apart and blowing all the dust out, but it still bucks and jumps, gouging my project. Anyone have any idea what can cause this problem?

10-13-2018 05:10 PM

blades too short? - 7 replies

Anyone have trouble with putting blades in an Excalibur scroll saw? the last time I used my saw it worked fine, ( 5 or 6 months ago) blades went in with no problem, now it looks as if the blades are about 1/2” short can’t get both ends to lock down in place. is there an adjustment for this? Anyone have a similar problem.Any help wo...

07-25-2018 12:14 PM

Deceptive site - 33 replies

I was going to look at a post by Dan Thomas, it’s title was about T-track, upon opening the post I got a message saying this was a deceptive site, looking further, I found 2 more of Dan Thomas’s post’s and both of those turned out to be a deceptive site.what is going on?Not sure if this is the correct way to report this or not,...

02-22-2018 05:59 PM

Leigh D4 for sale - 2 replies

I am looking to sell my Leigh D4 Dovetail Jig, this includes, the Mortice and Tenon Jig, the Fingerjoint Jig, and a Porter Cable 7529 plunge router. Everything is in very good condition. (Parts are not missing, they are mounted on router.) All together I have a little over $1200 tied up in all of this, asking $600. I would prefer local pickup, ...

01-15-2018 02:06 PM

Downsizing Shop Part # 2 - 3 replies

well, I sold my drum sander, edge sander, (horizontal belt sander) and the scroll saw, all I have left now is the table saw, for those that did not see the first post, I have a PM 66 5hp single phase 10” table saw, also what must be sold with it is an INCRA TS fence positioner, an INCRA 5000 miter sled, an...

01-12-2018 08:44 PM

Downsizing Shop - 25 replies

I am downsizing my shop, it is too small for the tools that I have, I am selling my table saw, drum sander, horizontal belt sander, and a RBI 26” VS scroll saw. The table saw is a PM66 with 5hp motor, single phase, with 2 cast iron wings, the accessories that must go with it are, an Incra...

05-30-2017 02:03 PM

why are pictures turned 90 deg.? - 10 replies

I see so many pictures turned 90 deg. and I was wondering how to correct this problem. the last time I tried showing a project all the pictures turned out 90 deg off and I finally gave up. this never used to happen, has something changed, have I done something wrong, what? I know there is a way to fix it, but I don’t know how. any help ...

10-12-2016 01:11 PM

Stalkers? - 6 replies

just received this email as a private message from LJ. not sure what can be done about it, except not respond, just thought I would warn everyone. “Hello,My name is miss laura, i saw your profile and it drew my attention to write to you. I would like you to communicate me through my e-mail address(”

04-19-2014 10:23 PM

off topic content - 9 replies

anybody ever hear of the “ms group” ?this is the email I got today MS Group. <zcen667>4:43 PM (35 minutes ago) to Job Descriptions : 1. You will be assigned to visit a shop.2. You need to pretend to be a normal potential customer who is looking for a particular service or product.3. You will then finish an online question...

02-04-2014 09:03 PM

looking for a previous post about a table saw sled - 6 replies

a few days/weeks ago there was a post about a sled for cutting 45 deg miters on the end of a board for making boxes so that that saw blade did not have to be tilted, I cannot find this post, so I am asking if anyone remembers this post, could you please let me know where it is, I would like to check it out again.Thanks for any help.

08-19-2013 01:12 PM

not a woodworking question, computer question - 43 replies

I have been thinking of updating from windows 7 to windows 8, any comments on why I should or should not, any tips, warnings, or advice? I would like to keep my computer current.

06-13-2013 07:14 PM

anyone like to build this desk? - 1 reply

this desk was built over 200 years ago, would anyone like to try and build one like it?

04-04-2013 10:28 PM

Grandparents rocking chair - 2 replies

would anyone have plans for something like this rocking chair?this would be great for those with two small children. if anyone can come up with plans, please sharevery cool chair

12-28-2012 09:29 PM

band saw blades - 15 replies

what would be the best size (width) and tpi for a band saw blade to do band saw boxes? does more teeth give a smoother cut? I figure on using small pieces of firewood 3” to 6” thick. just thought some of you more experienced in BS boxes might share your thoughts on this subject. Thanks for any input.

01-13-2012 11:56 PM

tools explained - 3 replies

Tools Explained: DRILL PRESS: A tall upright machine useful for suddenly snatching flat metal bar stock out of your hands so that it smacks you in the chest and flings your beer across the room, denting the freshly-painted project which you had carefully set in the corner where nothing could get to it. WIRE WHEEL: Cleans paint off bolts an...

11-12-2011 12:33 AM

ATTEN HUT - 11 replies

ATTEN HUT, HAND SALUTE A SALUTE to all of you VETS out there in LJ land thanks for your sacrifice. US Army, US Navy.

11-08-2011 04:48 PM

new Christmas tradition - 2 replies

got this in an email, thought I would share this idea, it makes sense. Christmas/Channukah 2011—Birth of a New Tradition As the holidays approach, the giant Asian factories are kicking into highgear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced goods—merchandise that has been produced at the expense of American ...

10-19-2011 05:19 PM

removing glue - 12 replies

does anyone have an idea on how to remove glue from clamping pads, the pads are sticking to a project when glue has dried,and won’t scrap off, I used to have a bottle of glue remover, but cannot find it, will vinegar soften glue enough to scrap it off? what works best for you?thanks

02-03-2011 03:22 AM

dowels - 2 replies

I recently bought a Dowel Max, it is a fine tool, it has a short learning curve, and you have to pay attention to what direction you place it on your stock, very accurate, it can be a little time consuming if you have a lot of holes to drill. my main concern is finding dowel pins at a decent price, the DMax dowels are a little pricey, $8-9 for ...

08-11-2010 09:47 PM

Jessem router table lift on sale - 3 replies

anyone interested in a lift for your router table, Jessem has some older models on sale for about half price, the Mast R lift sells for $330 on sale for $165, this is a good deal, I paid full price for mine a few years ago, I have not been disappointed, it is a good lift. these are being discontinued, also they are not made in Canada, so donR...

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